An empowered youth may turn out to be the Scottish independence referendum’s greatest legacy

An empowered youth may turn out to be the Scottish independence referendum’s greatest legacy

Scotland’s youngest voters are twice as likely as their peers south of the border to visit a polling booth during next month’s British General Election. The extensive debate around last September’s referendum appears to have been the ‘catalyst’ for the newfound political hunger amongst Britain’s most northerly residents. Jack Cairns

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The uncertain future of Belgrade’s creative district

The uncertain future of Belgrade’s creative district

Savamala, a flourishing creative hub popular among young people, might have to leave for the Belgrade Waterfront project: a multibillion dollar state agreement with a foreign investor to develop a big part of the waterfront, the area parallel of the Sava River, into a Dubai-like business hub and modern living area. By Jiri Haanen and Tomas van der Heijden Belgrade, Serbia – On the right bank of the river lies the Savamala district, once the…

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Nazi Repayments Bring Hope to Greece

Nazi Repayments Bring Hope to Greece

The Greek government has calculated the exact amount the Germans owe them in terms of World War II reparations. That sum is exactly €279 billion, according to PM Tsipras. The large sum could help tackle Greece’s major problems, including the sky high rates of youth unemployment. However Germany insists negotiations on the matter ended decades ago. Gabriele Dellisanti

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BUNDjugend, young Berlines big steps

BUNDjugend, young Berlines big steps

They meet once a week, around a wood table, all of them are young from 15 to 27 years old, they call themselves BUNDjugend collective and they share a have a common feeling: they need to change something.  The next Saturday, this collective will join to the initiative against the sign of the TTIP in Berlin, but their biggest opportunity will be this November in Paris with the celebration of the Climate change convention where…

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Crowd funding dreams: The wolf waiting to howl

Crowd funding dreams: The wolf waiting to howl

  Berlin, Germany- A crowdfunding project, WOLF, is due to open its doors in December in the Neukölln neighbourhood, right in the heart of Berlin. Once building work is complete, the 360 square meter premises will be a cinema- café bar hosting workshops and events for local, international and prospective filmmakers. The project has received just over €46,000 from online contributors and other small investors but will it be a breath of fresh air for the neighbourhood? Euroviews caught…

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Vukovar: Still divided by war

Vukovar: Still divided by war

The war between Croatia and Serbia may be over but in border town Vukovar, which was one of the most destroyed places, a new generation inherits the stories of the war-generation before them due to heavy separation. Coen van de Ven

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The changes to Athenian nightlife

The changes to Athenian nightlife

When you walk around in the historic city of Athens, it is easy to see how the place has been affected by the crisis. Shops have closed down, refurbishment has slowed down and you see the people who has been struck the hardest begging on the street. But when the sun sets and the bars open, it is hard to believe that the people of Athens are a people of a crisis. Christine Forsberg

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An immigrants’ haven in Athens

An immigrants’ haven in Athens

Athens, Greece – The immigrant house in Athens has been a meeting place for young refugees of up to 20 nationalities for many years. The house does not only help immigrants but also offers a workplace for young Athenians who choose to devote their time to helping refugees become integrated. Euroviews visited the house and talked to the people there. Karim Al Amin Currently in Greece to write about hopes and challenges of the Greek…

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