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English Championship boasts third biggest crowds in Europe – BBC Sport

BBC Sport English Championship boasts third biggest crowds in EuropeBBC SportFor the first time in European football, 11 clubs have reported aggregate league attendances of over one million. West Ham, Celtic and Liverpool have now surpassed the one million mark, joining Man Utd, Arsenal and Man City in the top 11. England's 20 …and more » […]

Tensions flare over electric fishing in European waters – Science Magazine

Science Magazine Tensions flare over electric fishing in European watersScience MagazineIn a surprise outcome, the European Parliament voted today to ban a type of electric fishing that has demonstrated environmental benefits, as part of legislation to reform Europe's fisheries. The proposed end to “pulse trawling”—in which short bursts …and more » Source: Europe

Will Europe speak up for cooperation? – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science Monitor Will Europe speak up for cooperation?Christian Science MonitorRather than promoting a “Germany First” perspective, she's made the case that EU states working together can create a better, stronger, freer Europe than when each state acts only in its own interests. But 2017 was not a good year for Ms. Merkel …and more » […]

Tourists would rather go to Europe than the US – New York Post

New York Post Tourists would rather go to Europe than the USNew York PostOverall, Europe saw an 8 percent increase in incoming tourists, followed by Asia and the Pacific (6 percent), the Middle East (5 percent) and the Americas (3 percent), reports Quartzy. And although Western Europe was rocked by terror attacks in the …Tourism […]

Melania Trump's style evokes Europe roots, not America First – The Mercury News

The Mercury News Melania Trump's style evokes Europe roots, not America FirstThe Mercury NewsThe first first lady to be born in continental Europe, Trump grew up in Sevnica in Slovenia, in the southern Balkans, just over 100 kilometers (60 miles) from the Italian border. Her first real taste for fashion came while living in Paris […]

Russia's Actions, Spending Send Chill Through Europe, Dunford Says – Department of Defense

Department of Defense Russia's Actions, Spending Send Chill Through Europe, Dunford SaysDepartment of DefenseThe alliance first moved to assure all allies with enhanced forward presence, stationing four multinational battlegroups in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland. The United States led the battlegroup in Poland, and further built up forces in Europe …and more » Source: Europe

The US and Europe are drifting apart and not just because of Trump, finds Chatham House study – The Independent

The Independent The US and Europe are drifting apart and not just because of Trump, finds Chatham House studyThe IndependentDonald Trump's tenure in the White House may have driven a wedge between Washington and Europe, but it is fundamental changes in demographics and the weakening of institutions like Nato that pose the greatest long-term threat […]

Rats were NOT to blame for Europe's Black Death: Scientists say fleas and body lice spread by humans were … – Daily Mail

Daily Mail Rats were NOT to blame for Europe's Black Death: Scientists say fleas and body lice spread by humans were …Daily MailBut the death rates in nine European cities including London fail to match. If fleas from rats spread the bubonic plague, experts would expect to see a few people dying at first. Then […]

It's not only a national security, foreign policy or vulnerability issue. – OZY

OZY It's not only a national security, foreign policy or vulnerability issue.OZYEither way, economics is a key motivator. While Central and Eastern Europe account for 22 percent of the EU's population, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers, they make up only 10 percent of its gross domestic product. With the TSI, its member states … Source: Europe

Chief suspect for murder of Rosie fled to Europe on ferry – Independent.ie

Independent.ie Chief suspect for murder of Rosie fled to Europe on ferryIndependent.ieInterpol and Europol are now helping gardaí to find the chief suspect in the brutal murder 2 Interpol and Europol are now helping gardaí to find the chief suspect in the brutal murder of widow Rosie Hanrahan. Photo: AFP/Getty Images. Ralph Riegel …and more » […]