Europe

Location of US nuclear weapons in Europe accidentally revealed

A recently released – and subsequently deleted – document published by a NATO-affiliated body confirmed a long-held open secret: U.S. nuclear weapons are being stored Read more

New skull discovery shows mankind may have arrived in Europe 150,000 years earlier than previously

Mankind may have arrived in Europe 150,000 years earlier than previously thought, researchers say, after reassessing an ancient skull found inside a cave in Greece … Read more

Eurojust helps reveal fake organic food fraud in Italy and Serbia

In close cooperation with Eurojust, Italian and Serbian national authorities unraveled a transnational large-scale fraud in the production and trade of allegedly organic food and … Read more

Superfires expected to worsen in Europe

The international conservation group World Wildlife Fund (WWF) warned of the risks from new faster-spreading “superfires” in the wake of heatwaves and droughts that have … Read more

Wildfires spread to France after temperatures hit 45.9C

Hundreds of firefighters and 10 aircraft have been battling to contain wildfires in southern France after a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures of 45.9C. Spain … Read more

Photo Story: Record heatwave grips most of Europe

A child plays at a water fountain in Duisburg, Germany, 26 June 2019. According to metereologists, temperatures are expected to rise to over 35 degrees … Read more

Cutting edge EU translation technology now available to Maltese civil servants

Maltese civil servants now have the opportunity of using eTranslation, a cutting-edge machine translation tool developed and used by the European Commission (EC).

The Commission, … Read more

Americans urged to get MMR vaccine in wake of “record-breaking” European measles outbreak

The American Academy of Pediatrics medical journal on Monday recommended to all U.S. citizens ” to take all the recommended vaccinations, including measles through the … Read more

Flooding and devastation in many parts of Europe after severe storms

Many parts of western Europe in the last days were hit by several severe storms that caused devastation and flooding.

Weather conditions that even caused Read more

Seizures of cocaine in Europe hit record amount

Europe is seeing signs of an increase in cocaine availability, with seizures of the drug at record levels. This is according to the European Drug Read more

Facebook experiencing problems

Facebook users in Europe are reporting problems with Facebook including difficulty accessing the page and finding it impossible to update their status.

The social media … Read more

A Quick Look: D-Day

  • D-Day was the Allied troops invasion in Normandy, France, on June 6, 1944, having been delayed by 24 hours because of poor weather, to fight
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Ireland in top rankings of large families

Ireland is the top country in the European Union for families with three or more children, according to Eurostat, the EU’s statistics agency

The top … Read more

Meteorologists predict Europe heading to one long hot summer, unstable weather predicted for Italy

Summer has hardly started in Europe that countries like Great Britain, France, Portugal, and Spain are already experiencing temperature of 30 degrees Celsius.

According to … Read more

U.N. warns world risks a descent into lawlessness

 

 

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appealed  to the European Union to take a lead role in fighting to preserve a rules-based global order.

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500 suspicious groups suspected of disseminating fake news detected on Facebook

 

The U.S.-based NGO Avaaz, which is active in the fight against cybercrime, said it has identified over 500 suspicious pages and groups on Facebook Read more

Eight European countries with ambitious strategy to tackle climate change

 

Eight European countries – France, Belgium, Denmark, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, and Sweden – have called for an ambitious strategy to tackle climate change … Read more

European Leaders warned about how Trump’s policies are pushing towards a NATO break-up

The Times: European Union leaders have discussed their fears that the “immense pressure” President Trump’s policies are putting on Nato could lead to its break-up.… Read more

Heatwave across Europe

Euronews:  The continent is currently experiencing record-breaking temperatures, with May being the warmest in more than a century. It’s turning out to be a summer … Read more

Eu Migration Summit

An emergency mini summit Sunday of EU leaders seeking a common solution on migration yielded a breakthrough, of sorts: a general agreement to stop seeking … Read more

Macron in favour of sanctions against EU countries which refuse to accept migrants

France 24: French President Emmanuel Macron came out Saturday in support of financial sanctions against EU countries which refuse to accept migrants.

“We can not … Read more

Asylum seeking applications in Europe down by 44% compared to 2016. Approximately 15% of asylum seekers come from Syria – EASO

The total number of asylum applications throughout all of the EU, plus Norway, Switzerland, Iceland and Liechtenstein, last year, was 728,470, or some 44 percent … Read more

Opinion : How One Migrant Ship Became a Symptom of a Sick Europe (TIME)

Time : A 253-feet long, 2,000-ton boat makes for an ungainly political football, especially when it is carrying some 629 desperate migrants and is staffed … Read more

Macron accuses Italy of “cynicism and irresponsibility”

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday accused Italy of “cynicism and irresponsibility” over its refusal to take in hundreds of migrants stranded on a rescue … Read more

Former Chair of Vote Leave campaign applies for ‘carte de sejour’ in France

Nigel Lawson, has denied accusations of Brexit hypocrisy after it emerged he was in the process of applying for a French residency card.

The … Read more