In a bid to help EU citizens juggle their work and family commitments, the European Commission has adopted a proposal to revamp existing rights to parental leave.
Growing up on a small farm in the rural Prekmurje region in northeast Slovenia, Andrej Lovrencec has deep roots in the countryside.
Sibiu in Transylvania is a historic town.
Fruit growing has been the mainstay of the rural parts of Drambovita County in Eastern Romania for generations.
For journalist Beata Szozda, starting a new business in Poznań, Poland, seemed like an uphill struggle. While she received lots of encouragement from friends and family, potential investors were not interested in funding an online business proposed by someone with no experience in business especially an online publication for women about cars.
Changes to the way the European Union coordinates Member States’ social security systems should make living and working abroad a good deal easier for millions of European citizens.
Andrzej Lubowiecki used to work in the shipyards in the town of Gdynia, part of the urban area of Gdansk, on Poland’s Baltic coast.
As a young girl, Khadija Majdoubi dreamed of nothing more than owning her own hairdresser’s salon.
Marie Therese Vella spent most of her adult life raising two children in Iklin, a relatively modern village in the centre of Malta. As her kids grew up and went off to school, she had more time to spend on her long-standing passions of painting and photography, but she also wanted to be productive and earn some money. After years at home, she was not sure where to start.
The provincial city of Siauliai in northern Lithuania feels far removed from the heart of Europe, even from the country’s own capital of Vilnius, but Nedas Jurgaitis, a language teacher at the local college, is intent on keeping up with the rest of the world.