Europeans Publish 597 Selfies Every Year

The selfie remains one of the most preferred features on smartphones, according to a new survey of the global smartphone brand HONOR. The study makes interesting discoveries about self-culture in Europe. According to it, selfie's popularity continues to grow, with 85% of Europeans saying they are taking more selfies than ever before.

Yanis Varoufakis’ close-up

The term "narcissist," which has become almost a permanent fixture in any description of Yanis Varoufakis - in tones ranging from the deliberate and angry to the lighthearted and playful, sometimes to the point of absolving him of his sins - is inadequate.

Democracy tainted

Speaking of Tuesday's attack on the Parliament in Athens, House Speaker Nikos Voutsis said that the assault "offers nothing to social struggles." But the incident in which vandals threw paint at the front of the building, an attack which was claimed by the anti-establishment group Rouvikonas, had something to offer to some people.