Tag: Austria

  • Finland retained the title of the happiest country for the sixth year in a row

    Finland retained the title of the happiest country for the sixth year in a row

    After Finland, Denmark and Iceland are in the top three, and Israel and the Netherlands are in the top five. Other countries in the top ten are Sweden, Norway, Switzerland, Luxembourg and New Zealand. Germany fell two places from last year to 16th place, while the US, UK and France ranked 15th, 19th and 21st […]

  • Mikaela Shiffrin wins fifth overall World Cup title

    Mikaela Shiffrin wins fifth overall World Cup title

    Mikaela Shiffrin clinched her fifth overall World Cup title on Saturday but is still waiting for her record 86th career win. Shiffrin finished tied for fifth on Saturday in Kvitfjell, Norway, giving her enough points to seal the overall title. “It’s pretty wild actually. You know the overall, or any season titles, it’s always weird […]

  • The Constitutional Law Committee suspends its work to reform the Sámi assemblies

    The Constitutional Law Committee suspends its work to reform the Sámi assemblies

    Helsingin sanomat newspaper reported that the fate of the bill could be decided in the absence of two members of the Social Democratic Party’s deputy committee, Johannes Koskinen and Merja Mäkisalo-Ropponen. Tuula Väätäinen (SDP) was absent from the vote, but since both of his deputies could not attend the meeting, he was replaced Markus Lohithe […]

  • Letter from HE Deniz Çakari, Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey

    Letter from HE Deniz Çakari, Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey

    The earthquakes have affected a large area that consists of 10 cities and is home to a total of 13.5 million people, i.e. almost a sixth of the country’s total population. To give you a better idea of ​​the earthquake, the earthquake area is larger than several European countries, such as Austria, Switzerland or Bulgaria, […]

  • Denmark is among the best countries to launch a startup

    Pretty vanilla in ManilaDenmark’s cost of living was also the highest among the countries in the top 10, while its quality of life score was second only to the Netherlands. Other metrics considered in compiling the index included population, GDP per capita. population, economic growth and business taxes. The top of the index was the […]

  • Pak Foreign Office orders Pakistani embassies in European countries not to issue visas to Afghans

    Pak Foreign Office orders Pakistani embassies in European countries not to issue visas to Afghans

    Islamabad [Pakistan]February 13 (ANI): Following an alleged visa scandal, Pakistan’s Foreign Office (FO) has ordered Pakistani embassies in European countries not to issue visas to Afghan nationals until further orders, Pakistan-based ARY News reported. According to ARY News, the Ministry of External Affairs issued instructions to all embassies across Europe to stop issuing visas to […]

  • Several nations are sending search and rescue teams to Trkiye

    Several nations are sending search and rescue teams to Trkiye

    ANKARA – Several nations have dispatched search and rescue teams to southern Trkiye in the wake of two deadly earthquakes that hit 10 provinces. Azerbaijan was the first country to send a team shortly after a Level 4 alert was declared that included a call for international aid in the quake-hit areas. More than 400 […]

  • Winter Break: Orbs of Unfathomable Distortion

    Huge billiardsends Feb 26, open Wed-Sun 11am-5pm, Mon-Tue closed, until 9pm on Thu; Skovvej 100, Ishøj; over 18 years: DKK 140, under 18 years: free adm; arken.dk From the 1966 film Fantastic Voyage to Inner Space 21 years later, there has always been something appealing about being miniature, and museums know this better than most, […]

  • Copenhagen will host the 3×3 basketball EC

    Get ready to see some serious hoops in Copenhagen! The Danish capital has been selected to host the 2025 FIBA ​​3×3 Euros, the biggest international basketball competition that followed in the wake of the 2024 Olympic Games. The tenth edition of the event will be held at Rådhuspladsen, where around 1,200 fans will be able […]

  • Banned pesticides still widely used: How EU Member States misuse emergency authorizations

    Banned pesticides still widely used: How EU Member States misuse emergency authorizations

    Report “Banned pesticides are still in use in the EU” shows that many of these toxic substances were still in widespread use in recent years. This is done using an emergency loophole in the law. We analyzed the emergency permits for 24 pesticide active substances from 2019–2022. These pesticides have either been proven to be […]

  • These Germans were in charge of the diplomacy of the Russian Empire

    These Germans were in charge of the diplomacy of the Russian Empire

    Today, diplomacy is considered a closed field where foreigners are not allowed. But in the Russian Empire, the situation was different: foreigners, who were in Russian service, as well as their descendants, often became the country’s representatives. In the middle of the 19th century, 80% of the posts in the Foreign Ministry were occupied by […]

  • Heat pumps boost Europe’s transition to clean energy

    Heat pumps provided just 10% of the world’s heat for buildings in 2021, but a recent report on heat pumps by the International Energy Agency notes that their use is indeed gaining momentum across Europe as countries seek to reduce their reliance on Russian gas imports while cutting carbon emissions. “Heat pumps have the potential […]

  • Heat pumps drive Europe’s clean energy transition

    Heat pumps provided just 10% of the world’s heat for buildings in 2021, but a recent report on heat pumps by the International Energy Agency notes that their use is indeed gaining momentum across Europe as countries seek to reduce their reliance on Russian gas imports while cutting carbon emissions. “Heat pumps have the potential […]

  • EU and NATO to further strengthen ties

    EU and NATO to further strengthen ties

    Transatlantic security requires “further mobilization,” according to a joint statement The European Union and NATO signed a declaration of cooperation on Tuesday, pledging to take their partnership “to the next level” and promises continued support to Ukraine in its conflict with Russia. The declaration was signed by NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg, European Council president Charles […]

  • NATO and EU deepen ties to confront Russia and China

    NATO and EU deepen ties to confront Russia and China

    Transatlantic security requires “further mobilization,” according to a joint statement The European Union and NATO signed a declaration of cooperation on Tuesday, pledging to take their partnership “to the next level” and promises continued support to Ukraine in its conflict with Russia. The declaration was signed by NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg, European Council president Charles […]

  • Roundup: European countries slaughter poultry to ward off bird flu

    ROME, Jan. 4 (Xinhua) — Poultry farmers across Europe have been forced to cull their flocks in the latest effort to slow the spread of highly contagious bird flu on the continent. On Wednesday, Swedish authorities announced that they would cull approximately 165,000 chickens on a single farm in the south of the country following […]

  • Teddy escaped from the Nazi labor camp in Norway

    Teddy escaped from the Nazi labor camp in Norway

    Teddy grew up in what is now Ukraine, in a place that when he was born was part of Austria-Hungary, but when the war came, was Polish territory. His daughter Bitte Sundin, who lives in Norrköping, tells us that Teddy became a prisoner of war with the Nazis. He was free labor for a fisherman, […]

  • Pele’s Obituary: From Humble Origins to Immortality

    by Michael Place RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec. 29 (Xinhua) — Pele was three months shy of his 10th birthday when he made a promise to his father Dondinho. The pair had just listened to a radio broadcast of Uruguay’s 2-1 victory over Brazil in the deciding match of the 1950 World Cup at Rio de […]

  • Top 25 Russia Beyond Articles You May Have Missed in 2022

    Top 25 Russia Beyond Articles You May Have Missed in 2022

    Our authors traveled through Russia from the Chukotka Peninsula to the north to find the best stories for you, dug deep into history and revealed the most interesting episodes from the past. Below is a list of the best examples of our culture and lifestyle stories about Russia. And of course the best recipes. Enjoy! […]

  • Life expectancy in the US drops to lowest in a generation

    Life expectancy in the US drops to lowest in a generation

    The combination of the COVID-19 pandemic and high levels of opioid overdose deaths reduced life expectancy in the United States for the second year in a row in 2021, with a child born that year expected to live 76.4 years, the lowest since 1996. according to data from the US Centers for Disease Control and […]

  • Voters everywhere made the world a safer place in 2022

    Voters everywhere made the world a safer place in 2022

    The election results in the year now ending give cause for hope for democracy, which Alan Austin reports. AUSTRALIA, Brazil, Malaysia and Colombia all voted in reformist governments this year, after years of corrupt conservative right-wing rule. Progressive governments returned with strong mandates in Portugal, Malta and Denmark. Women were elected national leaders for the […]

  • Major EU funding was awarded to a research project led by HUS Helsinki University Hospital, which investigates the role of systemic endotoxemia as a cause of chronic inflammation in arthritis

    Major EU funding was awarded to a research project led by HUS Helsinki University Hospital, which investigates the role of systemic endotoxemia as a cause of chronic inflammation in arthritis

    The EU’s main goal was to develop a personal plan to reduce chronic inflammation and prevent the transition from health to disease. “In this project, we aim to investigate the relationship between gut microbiota, gut permeability and systemic endotoxemia. We also aim to understand their role as promoters of disease onset and disease activity in […]

  • EU countries multiply trade with Russia RIA

    EU countries multiply trade with Russia RIA

    Some member states have increased trade turnover by more than 200%, the news agency says Three quarters of EU member states increased their trade with Russia in the first eight months of 2022, RIA Novosti reported on Saturday, citing data collected from the bloc’s various national statistics departments. Russia’s trade with Bulgaria and Greece reportedly […]

  • Official: Bulgaria and Romania outside Schengen, Croatia is included

    Croatia has received approval to join Schengen from January 1, 2023, Croatian officials said, quoted by Reuters. However, Bulgaria and Romania remain outside the Schengen area, it became known from a statement by EU Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson.” The final step is complete! The Council’s decision has been adopted – it is now officially […]

  • Countries in the Middle East have the world’s most powerful passports

    Countries in the Middle East have the world’s most powerful passports

    The United Arab Emirates has risen to the top of the rankings for unrestricted access to countries around the world UAE nationals now use the world’s most powerful passport and have easy visitor access to all but 9% of the world’s countries, according to the latest Passport Index rankings by Canadian financial advisory firm Arton […]

  • Ukrainian embassies across Europe receive ‘bloody packages’

    Ukrainian embassies across Europe receive ‘bloody packages’

    Meanwhile, Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry called the “bloody packages” a “well-planned” campaign of intimidation and terror. A spokesman for Ukraine’s foreign ministry said the packages were received at the embassies of the Netherlands, Poland, Croatia, Italy and Austria, as well as the consulates in Naples and Brno in the Czech Republic. Yevhenia Voloshchenko, a Ukrainian official […]

  • Amazon Germany is a missed opportunity for Finnish food and beverage companies

    Amazon Germany is a missed opportunity for Finnish food and beverage companies

    “Finnish companies typically seek shelf space from large German chains such as Edeka and Rewe. However, a place on the shelf does not guarantee that the product will be sold if German consumers are not sufficiently familiar with the product. When making purchase decisions, the buyers of the store chain want to be sure that […]

  • The companies behind K-Startup in Slush

    The companies behind K-Startup in Slush

    Here they got the chance to showcase their innovations to attract potential investors to their companies to expand internationally and especially in Europe. AimbeLab – Digitization of the agricultural sector AimbeLab won the first prize of the competition. The company offers digital AI-based solutions for livestock farmers and feed suppliers.When the CEO Byungsoo Go saw […]

  • Another EU country refuses to train Ukrainian troops

    Another EU country refuses to train Ukrainian troops

    Involving Croatia in EUMAM is not constitutional, President Milanovic has announced Croatia cannot train Ukrainian troops on its territory as part of an EU aid program because that would be unconstitutional, President Zoran Milanovic said on Tuesday, responding to a request from the Defense Ministry in Zagreb. “Given the justifiably high interest of the Croatian […]

  • Denmark’s muted black shirt one of the best selling football shirts in the world

    Denmark’s muted black shirt one of the best selling football shirts in the world

    The black shirt is a hit – and not only in Denmark. The controversial national team strip has caused many reactions around the world. In September, the kit manufacturer Hummel toned down Danish jerseys for the 2022 World Cup in protest against Qatar’s repeated human rights violations. One of three subdued shirts is completely black: […]

  • November 11 – National Independence Day

    November 11 – National Independence Day

    Today we celebrate the most important Polish national holiday – Independence Day. On November 11, 1918, after 123 years of captivity, Poland regained independence. After the years of partitions (1772–1795) by Austria, Prussia and Russia, national uprisings (November in 1830 and January in 1863), struggles on various fronts, Poles won freedom thanks to their steadfastness, […]

  • Web Summit 2022 brought over 70,000 techies to Lisbon

    Web Summit 2022 brought over 70,000 techies to Lisbon

    Web Summit organizes the world’s largest technology events. Web Summit events have attracted half a million people at Web Summit in Lisbon, Web Summit Rio in South America, Collision in North America and RISE in Asia since Web Summit’s inception as a 150-person conference in Dublin in 2009. The November event in Lisbon was the […]

  • Denmark voted among the best countries in Europe to drive in

    Denmark voted among the best countries in Europe to drive in

    expensive gasolineDenmark scored well thanks to its relatively safe roads (only three traffic fatalities per 100,000 people), car density (540 per 1,000 people) and road quality. One of the scores that brought the score down was the price of petrol, which was the highest (2.02 euros/litre) among the countries ranked in the top 10. Sweden, […]

  • Sport Round-Up: FCM draw Sporting Lisbon in the Europa League Round of 16

    Sport Round-Up: FCM draw Sporting Lisbon in the Europa League Round of 16

    As group runners-up, FC Midtjylland drew Sporting Lisbon in the Europa League final this afternoon. The first match will be in Lisbon on February 26 and the second leg on February 23. Sporting previously finished third in their Champions League group. Insane qualificationFC Midtjylland’s qualification last Thursday could not have been more epic: their 2-0 […]

  • ATP summary: Frances Tiafoe fights back in Stockholm

    ATP summary: Frances Tiafoe fights back in Stockholm

    no. 3 seed Frances Tiafoe won two tiebreaks to complete a 3-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (2) comeback win over Swedish wildcard Elias Ymer in the second round of the Stockholm Open on Thursday in Sweden. Despite Ymer winning 47 of his 59 first-serve points (80 percent) and holding a 20-11 advantage in aces, Tiafoe controlled […]

  • Finland forms a group with three other countries to defend the forest industry in the EU

    Finland forms a group with three other countries to defend the forest industry in the EU

    According to him, the group includes Austria, Finland, Slovenia and Sweden. Helsingin Sanomat wrote that the quartet ultimately aims for forests and the activities of the forest industry to be emphasized even more in the EU. The European Commission’s upcoming proposal on collecting data and monitoring the condition of forests offers countries the first opportunity […]

  • SD’s sister parties in Europe

    SD’s sister parties in Europe

    The Sweden Democrats’ electoral success and the party’s new influence have received quite a lot of attention outside of Sweden. But the political development in Sweden corresponds well with a European pattern. National Gathering in France, Vox in Spain, FPÖ in Austria – strong parties on the outer right can be seen all over Europe. […]

  • Insolvencies increase sharply when state support ends

    Insolvencies increase sharply when state support ends

    Globally, the number of defaults has increased this year as governments wind down their pandemic support programs. Due to this, the number of payment defaults has been increasing, especially in many Western European countries and in Australia and Canada. We expect the number of insolvent companies to increase strongly from last year, particularly in the […]

  • ATP recap: Andrey Rublev punches ticket to Gijon Open final

    ATP recap: Andrey Rublev punches ticket to Gijon Open final

    Top-seeded Russian Andrey Rublev beat Dominic Thiem of Austria 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday in a semifinal match at the Gijon Open in Gijon, Spain. Rublev won 29 of 39 first-serve points (74.4 percent) and rattled off three aces to edge past Thiem, who was playing on a protected ranking. Rublev cruised through both sets and […]

  • ATP roundup: Arthur Rinderknech wins epic tiebreak in Spain

    ATP roundup: Arthur Rinderknech wins epic tiebreak in Spain

    Frenchman Arthur Rinderknech saved nine match points as he posted a 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (16) upset of second-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain to reach the semi-finals of the Gijon Open in Spain. Rinderknech saved two match points while trailing 5-4 in the third set and later saved seven during a marathon tiebreak. He will […]

  • Leak found in Russian oil pipeline to German Polish operator

    Leak found in Russian oil pipeline to German Polish operator

    The cause of the breach is not yet known, says the route’s operator Polish operator PERN has said it has discovered a leak on the Druzhba pipeline, which supplies Russian oil to Germany. The breach was detected late on Tuesday by automated systems on one of the two strands of the pipeline, about 70 kilometers […]

  • ATP compilation: Tommy Paul advances to the quarterfinals in Gijon

    ATP compilation: Tommy Paul advances to the quarterfinals in Gijon

    Fifth-seeded Tommy Paul of the United States won 6-3, 7-6 (3) over Spanish qualifier Nicolas Alvarez Varona on Wednesday to advance to the quarter-finals of the Gijon Open in Gijon, Spain. Paul rattled off 30 winners and won 72 percent of his second-serve return points (18 of 25) to dispatch Alvarez Varona, who managed four […]

  • The energy crisis is blamed when Sweden scraps sports paradise

    Sweden has backed out of hosting November’s snowboard and freeski World Cup events Swedish officials say rising energy bills, inflation and the ongoing conflict in Ukraine are partly to blame for the decision to pull out of hosting a Big Air World Cup event, which was scheduled to begin next month in Falun. The Swedish […]

  • Leak found on Russian oil pipeline to German Polish operator

    Leak found on Russian oil pipeline to German Polish operator

    The reason for the breach on the Druzhba pipeline is not yet known, says the operator of the route Polish operator PERN has said it has discovered a leak on the Druzhba pipeline, which supplies Russian oil to Germany. The break was detected late on Tuesday by automated systems on one of the two strands […]

  • Professor Ilkka Kilpeläinen and Professor Herbert Sixta will receive the 2022 Marcus Wallenberg Award

    Professor Ilkka Kilpeläinen and Professor Herbert Sixta will receive the 2022 Marcus Wallenberg Award

    The production of cotton, the cellulose fiber used mainly in textiles, is not expected to keep pace with demand. Therefore, cellulose man-made fibers are an excellent complement to cotton, as these fibers have similar properties. The main manufacturing processes for man-made cellulose textile fibers are the viscose process, in which cellulose is dissolved with alkali […]

  • 1st LD: 3 scientists share 2022 Nobel Prize in Quantum Physics

    STOCKHOLM, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) — Alain Aspect of France, John F. Clauser of the United States and Anton Zeilinger of Austria won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics for their work on quantum information science, the Royal Academy of Sciences announced Tuesday. The prizes were awarded for their “experiments with entangled photons, which established the […]

  • 2nd LD Writethru: 3 Scientists Share 2022 Nobel Prize in Quantum Physics

    STOCKHOLM, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) — Alain Aspect of France, John F. Clauser of the United States and Anton Zeilinger of Austria won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics for their work on quantum information science, the Royal Academy of Sciences announced Tuesday. The prizes were awarded for their “experiments with entangled photons, which established the […]

  • Three scientists share the 2022 Nobel Prize in quantum physics

    Three scientists share the 2022 Nobel Prize in quantum physics

    © Provided by Xinhua The prizes were awarded for the three researchers’ “experiments with entangled photons, which established the violation of Bell’s inequalities and pioneered quantum information science,” the academy said in a statement. STOCKHOLM, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) — Alain Aspect of France, John F. Clauser of the United States and Anton Zeilinger of Austria […]

  • Three scientists win Physics Nobel for quantum information research

    Three scientists win Physics Nobel for quantum information research

    The Royal Academy of Sciences announced on Tuesday that three scientists won this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics for “pioneering quantum information science. The academy said Alain Aspect of France, John Clauser of the US and Anton Zeilinger of Austria each performed “groundbreaking experiments using entangled quantum states, where two particles behave as a single […]

  • Ukrainian forces break through Russian lines in key Kherson advance

    Ukrainian forces break through Russian lines in key Kherson advance

    Ukrainian forces on Monday achieved their biggest breakthrough in the Kherson region since the war began, bursting through the Russian front and advancing along the Dnipro River to threaten Russian supply lines. In Zaporizhzhia, the UN nuclear watchdog said the head of the Russian-occupied nuclear power plant had been released. Read our live blog to […]

  • Czechs begin detention at Slovak border amid migration surge

    Czechs begin detention at Slovak border amid migration surge

    PRAGUE, Czech Republic: Czech police detained a van carrying 15 illegal migrants on October 1, after renewing border controls following a large number of migrants crossing its border. Austria has similarly increased its control of vehicles at its borders. According to Czech police, there were traffic delays, especially for trucks, as authorities checked for migrants […]

  • Nobel prize season arrives amidst war, nuclear fear, hunger

    Nobel prize season arrives amidst war, nuclear fear, hunger

    This year’s Nobel Prize season approaches as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has shattered decades of near-unbroken peace in Europe and raised the risk of a nuclear disaster. The secretive Nobel committees never hint at who will win the prizes in medicine, physics, chemistry, literature, economics or peace. It’s anyone’s guess who might win the awards […]

  • 1st LD Writethru: 4 believed dead in private jet crash over Baltic Sea

    RIGA/STOCKHOLM, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) — All four on board are believed to have been killed when a private jet crashed into the Baltic Sea on Sunday night, according to media reports from both Sweden and Latvia. “There is no hope that we will find survivors,” Sveriges Television quoted a spokesperson at the Swedish Joint Rescue […]

  • Several missing after small Cessna plane crashes in the Baltic Sea

    Several missing after small Cessna plane crashes in the Baltic Sea

    Riga [Latvia]September 5 (ANI/Sputnik): A small Cessna plane carrying several people crashed in the Baltic Sea on Sunday, German media reported, saying the fate of those inside was unknown. The pilot reported a drop in cabin pressure shortly after the jet took off from the southern Spanish city of Jerez with a family of three […]

  • Remote work is still largely regulated at the company level in Europe

    Remote work is still largely regulated at the company level in Europe

    These can cover important issues such as health and safety, working hours and compensation. Although the right to interrupt has recently been extended in several countries, it is not widespread across the EU and its implementation varies across Member States. A new publication from Eurofound Remote work in the EU highlights the main differences and […]

  • Peter Gojowczyk, Tallon Griekspoor earn sweep at Winston-Salem

    Peter Gojowczyk, Tallon Griekspoor earn sweep at Winston-Salem

    Germany’s Peter Gojowczyk, Dutch lucky loser Tallon Griekspoor and American Steve Johnson were among those who won in straight sets on Monday in the round of 16 at the Winston-Salem Open in Winston-Salem, NC Gojowczyk defeated Jiri Lehecka of the Czech Republic 6-4, 6-3, Griekspoor toppled Japan’s Taro Daniel 7-6 (3), 6-3 and Johnson won […]

  • Thiago Monteiro upsets Nikoloz Basilashvili in Winston-Salem

    Thiago Monteiro upsets Nikoloz Basilashvili in Winston-Salem

    Brazil’s Thiago Monteiro needed just 70 minutes to beat sixth-seeded Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia 6-4, 6-1 on Monday in a round-of-32 matchup at the Winston-Salem (NC) Open. Monteiro took Basilashvili’s second serve and won 20 of 27 points (74 percent). Basilashvili never broke serve in the match and failed his two break points. The match […]

  • The German paddler Qiu wins the EC title in men’s singles

    BERLIN, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) — German table tennis player Qiu Dang claimed his first major tournament on Sunday, winning the Euro 2022 men’s singles title by defeating Darko Jorgic of Slovenia 4-1 in the final in Munich, Germany. Jorgic narrowly won the first set, but Qiu battled all the way back in the next four […]

  • Denmark rated one of the best countries in Europe for cycle paths

    Denmark rated one of the best countries in Europe for cycle paths

    It has undoubtedly been a great cycling summer for Denmark: the spillover effect of Jonas Vingegaard winning the Tour de France and Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig winning the Tour of Scandinavia has led a record number of young people to join cycling clubs. For example, Holstebro Cykelklub now has 35 youth members compared to fewer than […]

  • Wednesday’s papers: Russia’s travel tent, Sanna Marini’s appeal and the thunder of the heat wave

    Wednesday’s papers: Russia’s travel tent, Sanna Marini’s appeal and the thunder of the heat wave

    Finland’s decision to significantly reduce the number of tourist visas granted to Russian citizens has caused confusion on the streets of St. Petersburg. Hufvudstadsbladet. Residents of the city told the Swedish-language daily that they found it difficult to understand why the war in Ukraine limited the ability of civilians to travel. HBL met a middle-class […]

  • Macron says five more EU countries will help France fight forest fires

    Macron says five more EU countries will help France fight forest fires

    As French officials warned Thursday that flare-ups could cause a massive wildfire to spread further in the country’s parched southwest, President Emmanuel Macron tweeted that five more European allies were helping firefighters battling eight major wildfires across the country. Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne will meet authorities fighting Landiras blaze south of Bordeaux, and further reinforcements […]

  • Which cities in the world share latitude with Russia (INFOGRAPHICS)

    Which cities in the world share latitude with Russia (INFOGRAPHICS)

    Geographically, Russia lies between the 41st and 81st parallels of north latitude. Do you know which major cities in the world are further south or further north than, for example, Moscow? Let’s start from the south and go north. So, that one Russia’s southernmost point, in the Republic of Dagestan, located on 41st degree of […]

  • Denmark among the world’s richest nations, but high tax rates limit it to #10

    Denmark among the world’s richest nations, but high tax rates limit it to #10

    Denmark is the tenth best country in the world for acquiring wealth, according to a comparison made by Tipalti. It assessed working environments and benefits in nearly 40 countries, mainly in the OECD, taking into account average annual working hours, average annual wages, tax rates and average pension assets. Top drawer for working hoursDenmark was […]

  • Germany has lessons to learn about reducing gas demand to preserve EU unity

    Germany has lessons to learn about reducing gas demand to preserve EU unity

    On Tuesday, the EU reached a draft agreement that member states will voluntarily reduce gas consumption by 15 percent from August to March. The load will fall unevenly given that some countries are more dependent than others on Russian gas. But beyond what the text says, analysts say countries that failed to heed warnings about […]

  • Women’s European Championship 2022: Sweden set up SF clash against England after 1-0 win over Belgium

    Women’s European Championship 2022: Sweden set up SF clash against England after 1-0 win over Belgium

    Corduroy [UK]July 23 (ANI): An extension by Linda Sembrant helped Sweden set up a Euro 2022 semi-final tie with England after a 1-0 win over Belgium in the quarter-finals on Friday. Sweden were heading into the match as favourites. The score reading in their favor doesn’t really capture the level of competition in the game […]

  • Germany fearless ahead of their quarter-final match against Austria in the Women’s European Championship 2022

    Germany fearless ahead of their quarter-final match against Austria in the Women’s European Championship 2022

    Brentford [UK]July 21 (ANI): Germany “can not fear failure”, said manager Martina Voss-Tecklenburg, as they prepare to face Austria on July 21 in the quarterfinals of the 2022 European Women’s Championship. The eight-time Euro winners will prepare to face neighbors Austria in the quarter-finals of the competition. Germany will be favorites to win the match […]

  • Matthaeus, Schweinsteiger join the fan community of German women’s soccer teams

    BERLIN, July 20 (Xinhua) — Ahead of the German women’s team’s last eight rounds, soccer icons such as Lothar Matthaeus and Bastian Schweinsteiger have joined the fan community. Crossing swords with Austria at the European Championships 2022 in England on Thursday night seems to follow with a growing enthusiasm in the country. 2014 world champion […]

  • How can cutting off Russian natural gas affect European economies?

    How can cutting off Russian natural gas affect European economies?

    They said the prospect of an unprecedented total shutdown is fueling concerns about gas shortages, further higher prices and the economic impact. “While policymakers are moving quickly, they lack a plan to manage and minimize the impact.” Amidst the effects of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine and the subsequent war, senior IMF officials assess […]

  • Sport Round-Up: Finland’s victory puts a “do-or-die” match against Spain for the women’s national team

    Sport Round-Up: Finland’s victory puts a “do-or-die” match against Spain for the women’s national team

    After a choppy season at Chelsea plagued by injuries and time on the bench, Pernille Harder, 29, who has been one of the world’s best players for half a decade, might come to the boil at the right time. Her header in the 72nd minute was the difference between the teams as Denmark beat Finland […]

  • Russian cessation of gas supply to Germany could mean economic disaster for certain Danish companies

    Russian cessation of gas supply to Germany could mean economic disaster for certain Danish companies

    The largest single pipeline transporting Russian gas to Germany – the Nord Stream 1 pipeline – was shut down this morning for routine maintenance. But while it is scheduled to reopen on July 21, Germany is preparing for a prolonged shutdown of its energy supply. The work on the 1,220-kilometer-long pipeline is an annual event […]

  • Iranian TV: Revolutionary Guards accuse diplomats of spying

    Iranian TV: Revolutionary Guards accuse diplomats of spying

    Tehran, Iran – Iranian state television said on Wednesday that the country’s paramilitary revolutionary guard had accused Britain’s deputy ambassador and other foreigners in the country of espionage and taking soil samples from banned military zones. The country’s state news agency IRNA reported that the foreigners had been arrested but did not say when. The […]

  • Sport Round-Up: Danish women rated highly at EC 2022, but not enough to advance from their difficult group, apparently

    Sport Round-Up: Danish women rated highly at EC 2022, but not enough to advance from their difficult group, apparently

    The Women’s 2022 European Championships begin in England today with Denmark among the favorites to win the trophy ahead of their group matches against Germany (Friday 8 July), Finland (12 July) and Spain (16 July). But despite being the eighth favorite to win the tournament, around 25/1, they are only the third favorite to win […]

  • The EU will supply the first batch of monkeypox vaccines to Spain

    The EU will supply the first batch of monkeypox vaccines to Spain

    In mid-June, the Commission purchased 1 09 090 doses of Imvanex smallpox vaccine manufactured by Bavarian Nordic in Denmark and proposed to start deliveries to European Union (EU) Member States and Norway and Iceland by the end of this month. Vaccine doses are distributed proportionally, with countries reporting the highest number of cases prioritized for […]

  • European country warns of general energy collapse

    European country warns of general energy collapse

    Gas shortages could put Europe in a position when? Even with money you will not be able to get electricity? The Prime Minister of Montenegro said Disruption of Russian gas supply and mass switchover to electricity will lead to “a general energy collapse” in Europe, Montenegro’s Prime Minister Dritan Abazovi? claimed on Monday. Speaking to […]

  • Europe is returning to coal due to the reduction of Russian gas

    Europe is returning to coal due to the reduction of Russian gas

    AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands: Amid Europe’s response to Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine and the subsequent decline in Russian gas supplies, Germany, Italy, Austria and the Netherlands have suggested that coal – fired power plants could help see the continent through the crisis, which has caused gas prices to rise and further intensified increases in inflation. This […]

  • Europe is called upon to be ready for a total cut in Russian gas

    Europe is called upon to be ready for a total cut in Russian gas

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    Calls on the EU to prepare for a total shutdown of Russian gas

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    Russian gas weapon strikes: Danish energy agency declares ‘Early Warning’

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  • US Envoy: Ukraine War Has Brought Sea Change in Views of Russia

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  • 17 countries elected to the UN Economic and Social Council for a 3-year term

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  • Denmark for flying Nations League start

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  • Denmark named the world’s most sustainable country

    Denmark named the world’s most sustainable country

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  • More than 550 confirmed cases of monkeypox have been reported: UN

    More than 550 confirmed cases of monkeypox have been reported: UN

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  • Explanation: Expensive fuel restricts road trips and restaurant visits in Finland

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  • Russia intensifies attack on Donbas region of Ukraine

    Russia intensifies attack on Donbas region of Ukraine

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  • Ukraine demands faster arms deliveries

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  • Google pays more than 300 EU publishers for news

    Google pays more than 300 EU publishers for news

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  • What does the West really think about the Ukraine conflict

    What does the West really think about the Ukraine conflict

    Western leaders are all involved, but their citizens have more acute problems at home, data shows Whether it is through sanctions against Moscow or arms deliveries to Kyiv, Western leaders have thrown their full support behind Ukraine in response to Russia’s military operation there. But as the conflict approaches its third month, its citizens are […]

  • Who is the Swedish doctor facing execution in Iran

    Who is the Swedish doctor facing execution in Iran

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Vida Mehrania tries to save her husband’s life. Iran is scheduled to kill him within nine days – by May 21. For Iran, 50-year-old Ahmad Reza Jalali is a spy for Israel. To his colleagues, he is a respected doctor specializing in emergency medicine, a very demanding field. To Mehrunnia, […]

  • KTM, Husqvarna Prices May 2022 – Duke, RC 125, 200, 250, 390 ADV

    KTM, Husqvarna Prices May 2022 – Duke, RC 125, 200, 250, 390 ADV

    It is the season of price increases in the automotive industry and the latest OEMs to join this list are KTM and Husqvarna. Both brands are owned by Pierer Mobility and work together with Bajaj Auto in India. KTM has a significant market share with its wide range of offers with different body styles and […]

  • The survey reveals the Austrians’ attitude to joining NATO

    The survey reveals the Austrians’ attitude to joining NATO

    About 75% of those polled oppose the idea of ​​their country joining the US-led military bloc The vast majority of Austrians are opposed to joining NATO, a survey has shown. In a survey conducted earlier this month by the Vienna Institute for Polling and Data Analysis and commissioned by the Austria Press Agency, 75% of […]

  • The survey reveals the Austrians’ attitude to joining NATO

    The survey reveals the Austrians’ attitude to joining NATO

    About 75% of those polled oppose the idea of ​​their country joining the US-led military bloc The vast majority of Austrians are opposed to joining NATO, a survey has shown. In a survey conducted earlier this month by the Austrian Institute for Opinion Polling and Data Analysis and commissioned by the Austria Press Agency, 75% […]

  • Live: Civilians try to evacuate from Ukraine’s besieged Mariupol

    Live: Civilians try to evacuate from Ukraine’s besieged Mariupol

    Ukrainian authorities are planning further evacuations from Mariupol on Monday, following an initial operation to remove about 100 civilians from the besieged Azovstal steelworks. At the same time, in Brussels, EU energy ministers are holding emergency talks as the bloc considers a phasing out of Russian oil imports. Follow FRANCE 24’s live blog for the […]