Latest in Tag: Europe Highlight

Latest in Tag: Europe


Can Europe go carbon neutral by 2050?

The EU wants to become carbon neutral by 2050. That means abandoning coal, oil and gas completely. But is it possible? Experts say it is, energy won’t become more expensive and it will even create more jobs.For many people, a life without fossil fuels still seems inconceivable. How would we heat our homes without oil …

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Europe's patchy approach to road tolls

Europe’s top court has started looking into a complaint by Austria, which has been up in arms about a German plan to introduce a road toll for passenger cars. Lots of nations collect such tolls, but there’s a difference.Back in 2015, German lawmakers passed a bill that paved the way for the introduction of a …

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Full-face veil ban: How laws differ across Europe

Denmark’s parliament has passed a ban on wearing clothes in public that conceal the face. A number of European states have introduced similar legislation. DW takes a look at how other countries approach the issue.In Europe, veil bans are generally aimed at items of clothing which cover large portions of the face, including masks and …

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Opinion: Why Europe cannot be complacent about its recent economic success

Europe’s economy is growing at its fastest in over a decade but there’s no room for complacency. Storm clouds are gathering and the future looks far less rosy, says DW Business Editor Daniel Winter.”High spirits among German businesses have evaporated,” began Ifo’s business climate report, released this week. Yet, German companies are riding high, with …

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5 best achievements of Arab football players in Europe 

European football leagues have recently witnessed a real golden generation of professional Arab players who became comparable with the best players in the world. Many players of various Arab nationalities have participated in making history in European stadiums. The following lines shed light on the best achievements of Arab players in Europe. Rabah Madjer – …

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US considers cabin laptop ban for flights from Europe

A controversial laptop ban on flights from the Middle East could soon be expanded to European flights. But European regulators have warned that stowing so many lithium batteries in the hold could be risky.Passengers on flights from Europe to the US could soon be banned from carrying laptop computers in the cabin, US authorities said …

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Alternative fuel vehicles on the rise in Europe

Registrations of cars not running on petrol or diesel have increased in the European Union in the past months, fresh figures have shown. But overall sales were still marginal, the ACEA car industry association said.In the first quarter of 2017, demand for alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) grew significantly, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) reported …

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Europe’s best magicians meet in Bonn

International magicians will be fascinating audiences during the Magic Weeks, running until the beginning of April in Bonn. DW met the European Magic Champion, Patrick Lehnen, to discuss the tricks of the trade.Patrick Lehnen won two awards at the European Championship of Magic in 2017, the First Prize for General Magic and the Grand Prix …

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Extreme weather on the rise in Europe

An increased risk of floods and droughts, easier spread for infectious diseases, lower crop yields: Europe must better prepare for the consequences of climate change, says the European Environment Agency (EEA).Every four years, the Copenhagen-based European Environmental Agency (EEA) publishes its report “Climate change, impacts and vulnerability in Europe.” Over the years, the findings have …

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Record financing for SMEs in Europe

The European Investment Bank and the European Investment Fund have said an unprecedented amount of money has gone into supporting small and medium-sized companies across the EU in the past 12 months.European Investment Bank (EIB) President Werner Hoyer said in Brussels on Tuesday the EIB Group consisting of the lender and the European Investment Fund …

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