Category Archive: europa

Protests over death of George Floyd, police killings spread to London, Berlin, Toronto

Street protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis went global over the weekend, as demonstrators in London, Berlin and Toronto gathered under banners declaring that Black Lives Matter and called for… Continue reading

Global virus lockdown was ‘madness’

Renowned German scientist calls lockdown ‘incredibly harmful’ to individuals and economy It was called “lockdown madness.” But the line was not coined on some obscure conspiracy-mongering website. And, no, it was not part… Continue reading

Can Germans’ right to switch off survive the digital age?

Germans take down time seriously, with an 11-hour uninterrupted break from work enshrined in law. Enter smartphones… The lights were all out, the corridors were deserted. Only one computer screen was still glowing… Continue reading

La receta de Finlandia para resolver el problema de las personas sin hogar

Los gobiernos de toda Europa están luchando para hacer frente al aumento del número de personas sin hogar… excepto uno. Los expertos dicen que Finlandia casi ha resuelto el problema de las personas… Continue reading

España: sin los bares no hay vida

Los pueblos pequeños de toda España luchan para mantener estos locales de ocio, que ejercen como único centro social en el que se reúnen los vecinos. Hubo unos meses en los que el… Continue reading

Germany needs immigrants to stay competitive

Economist Herbert Brücker says Germany depends on immigrants. By 2060, the country will need these migrants to stay competitive — and he believes they will contribute to a more diverse and successful society.… Continue reading

Exteriores acusa a Torra de crear una red de ‘embajadas’ para forzar “la separación de España”

El recurso del Gobierno argumenta que esas delegaciones ocasionan “perjuicios de imposible o difícil reparación”. El Ministerio de Exteriores y la Generalitat catalana intensifican el pulso que mantienen por la acción exterior del… Continue reading

The EU bows to ‘systemic rival’ China

Slowly but surely, the EU is shifting its priorities to the East Let’s start with the essential background for the meeting in Paris on Tuesday between Chinese President Xi Jinping and three EU… Continue reading

France and Germany seal new deal as Brexit looms

France and Germany have signed a new treaty on Tuesday aimed at breathing new life into their place at the centre of the European Union. As the UK moves to leave the EU… Continue reading