Publicity-hungry migrant hunters are a symptom of bigger problems in Eastern Europe.
Bulgaria has closed the crowded, isolated institutions that once housed its disabled children, but is still a long way from providing the care they need.
The ageing architects behind Skopje’s cutting-edge resurrection from a 1963 earthquake cry copyright foul as their acclaimed modernist creations are engulfed in antiquity.
A team of technocrats had a year to try to turn around Romania’s abysmal record on recycling.
Let down by the public health system, some Greeks are sharing pills, skipping medicine or putting their faith in a growing industry of nutritional supplements.
Bullied or bought off, trade unions in Serbia and elsewhere in the former Yugoslavia have hit rock bottom, failing the workers they claim to protect.
Croatian women struggle to exercise their right to abortion, driven into the shadows and illegality by the rise of a hostile conservatism.
Neglect, ignorance and industry influence raise doubts about a Romanian pledge to fight the hidden scourge of gambling addiction.
Albania is uprooting cannabis at an unprecedented rate, but endemic corruption and a failure to target the kingpins behind a multi-billion-euro industry give the lie to the NATO member’s ‘war on drugs’.