Air Pollution responsible for about 467 000 premature deaths in Europe

In a stark warning  to EU officials, a new report by European Environment Agency (EEA) says, air pollution has significant ...
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Germany wants EU to remove recycling targets, fueling speculations about its motives….

European Commission’s Circular Economy Package (CEP) sets the municipal waste recycling targets at 60% by 2025 and 65% by 2030 ...
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Europe’s diesel drama: Countries turn a blind eye to protect their car industries, killing tens of thousands of people annually

You thought environmental cheater Volkswagen was the worst guy around? It has been around a year since Germany’s Volkswagen got ...
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Norway man rescued after going down in public toilet

photo by Drammen Regional Fire Department (DRBV – Norway) Someone once said, the best countries to live are those you ...
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Europe by Night: Views from the Space

Europe by Night – photo taken . Author unknown (NASA). NASA, USA’s space agency, regularly releases the pictures taken by ...
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Dutch city introduces LGBT-themed traffic lights

The municipality of Utrecht, a city in The Netherlands, has decided to promote the rights of the gays and lesbians ...
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For now, it is their numbers exploding! – Nuclear Reactors Per Country

While the news about green and renewable energy take up the front pages on World’s media, some other way of ...
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Coffee capsules: What is the problem?

The city of Hamburg in north Germany has banned the use of council money on the coffee capsules (they did ...
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Film Club: Spotlight

Spotlight is the true story of how a Boston (USA) newspaper has investigated the widespread sexual abuse of children by ...
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Renewable Energy Percentages in European Countries

Renewable energy is generally defined as energy that is collected from resources which are naturally replenished on a human timescale, ...
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Why does this toilet paper cost so much in Europe?

A person in The Netherlands gets 48.000 (forty eight thousand) euro from the Dutch government to distribute free toilet paper ...
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A ball game for the 21st Century: Korfbal (or ‘Korfball’ if you are unsophisticated)

Korfbal (or “Korfball“ in its Anglicized form) is a ball sport which is gaining popularity in recent years. Probably because ...
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Research & Development expenditure per European region

Map shows the percentage of GDP (Gross Domestic Product) that each European region spends for research and development. The map ...
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“Guard from above”: Dutch police trains eagles to catch the drones

The use of drones increases exponentially. So does the the concerns regarding security, safety  and privacy. In the Netherlands, there ...
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Clash of Europe and USA on a European art: Opera

  Opera is a European art form. There is no way around it. It has been invented in Europe and ...
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Meet the Meek family: Dumping the mortgage & common life for a life’s adventure

The Meek family was a typical English family. Both parents working to pay the bills and foremost to pay the ...
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First driverless bus travels on public roads

A first in the world: A bus without a driver starts moving passengers on a public road in The Netherlands ...
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