Knee-deep in sewage: German rescuers race to avert health emergency in flood areas big-plus
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Politics Knee-deep in sewage: German rescuers race to avert health emergency in flood areas

Sunday, 25 July 2021 03:34

Red Cross volunteers and emergency services in Germany deployed emergency stand-pipes and mobile vaccination vans to flood-devastated regions on Tuesday, attempting to ...

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Princess Camilla de Bourbon pays her fine but requests guarantees from the State of Jersey. big-plus
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Politics Princess Camilla de Bourbon pays her fine but requests guarantees from the State of Jersey.

Sunday, 25 July 2021 03:34

Princess Camilla disputes this decision both in substance and in form. In relation to the substance of the finding of the Jersey court she says “I was convicted of contempt of court ...

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Statement by President von der Leyen on the EU reaching the milestone of vaccine deliveries to vaccinate 70% of EU adults big-plus
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Politics Statement by President von der Leyen on the EU reaching the milestone of vaccine deliveries to vaccinate 70% of EU adults

Sunday, 25 July 2021 03:34

"By tomorrow (11 July), some 500 million vaccine doses will have been distributed right across the regions of the European Union. "The EU delivers. "Our vaccina ...

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British government trying to cope with labour shortages big-plus
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Politics British government trying to cope with labour shortages

Sunday, 25 July 2021 03:34

Truck drivers are now in demand as around 10,000 of them, many from Eastern Europe, lost their jobs following Brexit and the Covid pandemic. But it’s not only truck drivers who are ...

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Kazakhstan’s commitment to low carbon future ranked 33rd by Green Future Index big-plus
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Politics Kazakhstan’s commitment to low carbon future ranked 33rd by Green Future Index

Sunday, 25 July 2021 03:34

The Green Future Index conducts cross-country comparisons and generates scores across the following five pillars, including carbon emissions, energy transition, green society, clean ...

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European taxpayers too often have to pay instead of polluters big-plus
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Politics European taxpayers too often have to pay instead of polluters

Sunday, 25 July 2021 03:34

In the EU, nearly 3 million sites are potentially contaminated, primarily by industrial activity and waste treatment and disposal. Six in ten bodies of surface water, such as rivers ...

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Frontex cracks down on smuggling at EU’s north-eastern border big-plus
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Politics Frontex cracks down on smuggling at EU’s north-eastern border

Sunday, 25 July 2021 03:34

The operation, which took place in June, focused on detecting excise goods smuggling via EU external borders, targeting tobacco smuggling. The officers also detected more than 400 i ...

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EU grants UK data adequacy for a four-year period big-plus
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Politics EU grants UK data adequacy for a four-year period

Sunday, 25 July 2021 03:34

The decision recognizes that the UK’s rules — which are, in effect, the EU’s — were satisfactory to meet the EU’s level of protection. The decisions are requ ...

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EU agricultural spending has not made farming more climate-friendly big-plus
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Politics EU agricultural spending has not made farming more climate-friendly

Sunday, 25 July 2021 03:34

“The EU’s role in mitigating climate change in the agricultural sector is crucial, because the EU sets environmental standards and co-finances most of member states’ agricultural sp ...

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European Innovation Scoreboard: Innovation performance keeps improving in member states and regions big-plus
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Politics European Innovation Scoreboard: Innovation performance keeps improving in member states and regions

Sunday, 25 July 2021 03:34

This year’s European Innovation Scoreboard is based on a revised framework, which includes new indicators on digitalization and environmental sustainability, bringing the scoreboard ...

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Biden has a Brexit warning for Britain: Don’t imperil Northern Irish peace big-plus
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Politics Biden has a Brexit warning for Britain: Don’t imperil Northern Irish peace

Sunday, 25 July 2021 03:34

On his first trip abroad since taking office in January, Biden met Johnson on Thursday (10 June) in the English seaside resort of Carbis Bay ahead of a Fri ...

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Global Europe: €79.5 billion to support development big-plus
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Politics Global Europe: €79.5 billion to support development

Sunday, 25 July 2021 03:34

As part of its 2021-2027 budget, the European Union is overhauling how it invests outside the bloc. Following a landmark deal with EU countries in December 2020, MEPs will vote duri ...

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