Scotland will vote in an independence referendum. While the issue has remained quiet on the continent, the island nations have taken a keen interest in the fate of the Scots.
A growing body of evidence indicates that looting and illegal excavations are becoming more common as the Syrian conflict rages on. More importantly, there are indications that smuggled antiquities provide an important source of revenue for some of the many rival factions controlling large swaths of the country.
It’s KULMUN Newswire Mobility week in collaboration with LOKO, the KU Leuven student organisation. Alexandra writes from her super cosy apartment in Paris, in the Marais neighbourhood. She spends this semester abroad in Paris thanks to the European Union’s ERASMUS exchange programme. Her stay has so far been great, she can only recommend that you do it too. It offers the opportunity to experience a new city, a new culture and new friends.