Bridging two cities once bitterly divided, Mimram is a symbol of how the EU helped bridge their differences and creating good neighbours working together on anything from education to transport. En savoir plus .
Reduced to rubble during the Second World War, Rotterdam quickly grew to become Europe's biggest port in the decades that followed – thanks in no small part to Europe’s single market. En savoir plus .
Breath-taking, isn’t it? But is Europe as pure and transparent as it seems from 3,842 metres? It’s getting there: thanks to new EU banking laws, money is flowing out of Switzerland rather than in. En savoir plus .
The Danube used to form a border. Since Bulgaria and Romania joined the EU in 2007, the Friendship Bridge is the place where not just two cultures meet, but two alphabets: the Latin and the Cyrillic. En savoir plus .
National borders are one kind of frontier; language is another. 2.4 million EU residents are now living in Spain – a move made possible thanks to the EU freedom of movement. En savoir plus .
Can the answers to the universe’s big mysteries be found in the Mediterranean? Scientists believe so, placing the underwater telescope Nestor at the bottom in an attempt to unravel a few of them. En savoir plus .
Flying used to be a prerogative of the few. Now it is a viable option for everyone. Find out how this changed and the role Prestwick Centre plays in safely getting you across the Atlantic and back. En savoir plus .
Famous not only for its bison, but for the enormous diversity of habitats and species – including some scarce or extinct elsewhere in Europe – all made possible with the aid of EU scheme Natura 2000. En savoir plus .
“Before Ireland joined the European Economic Community back in 1973 we didn’t have any markets at all,” says fisherman Stephen McHale. Now, he says, the EU provides both an advantage and security. En savoir plus .
This was once Vilnius’ first power plant. Lithuania is still struggling to cut its energy-dependency on Russia. Being in the EU helps it establish power interconnections with its European neighbours. En savoir plus .
Welcome to the EU’s northernmost point! It is also a part of the homeland of the Sámi, the Union’s only indigenous people and one of many minorities the EU is helping to preserve their culture. En savoir plus .
Environmental disaster knows no borders: when the alarm sounded on 28 April 1986, it was feared there had been an accident. Instead, another accident was uncovered 1,100 kilometers away. In Chernobyl. En savoir plus .
Europe’s gateway to the galaxy! While the European Space Agency launch base may be located in South America, it is still very much the EU: as French territory, French Guiana even uses the euro. En savoir plus .