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Huge global extinction risk for insects could be worse than we thought

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40 per cent of insects worldwide are in danger of going extinct, but almost all long-term data on insects is from Europe and North America. The global picture could be even worse

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Global Cyberattack on Energy Sector Stokes Deep Fears

Added: 18.02.2019 17:18 | 5 views | 0 comments

The hacker group known as "Dragonfly" is behind sophisticated wave of recent cyberattacks on the energy sectors of Europe and North America, Symantec reported. The attacks could provide the group with the means to severely disrupt energy operations on both continents. Dragonfly launched a simililar campaign from 2011 to 2014, but it entered a quiet period in 2014 after its activities were exposed.

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[Ticker] Visegrad countries meeting with Israel called off

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A meeting of the central European Visegrad group countries scheduled to start on Monday in Israel has been cancelled after Poland pulled out. Bilateral discussions willl take place instead. The cancellation came after the acting Israeli foreign minister said, "Poles suckle antisemitism from their mothers' milk". The row initially started after Israel's PM Netanyahu was quoted as saying "Poles co-operated with the Germans" during the Holocaust, infuriating his Polish counterpart.

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Honda to close UK car plant with the loss of 3,500 jobs

Added: 18.02.2019 17:07 | 5 views | 0 comments

Japanese carmaker Honda is set to announce the closure of its only British car plant in 2022 with the loss of 3,500 jobs, a lawmaker told Reuters, in the latest blow to the UK car industry as Brexit approaches.

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'Wake up', Macron will tell Europe in major pre-Brexit speech: sources

Added: 18.02.2019 17:02 | 4 views | 0 comments

Emmanuel Macron will describe Brexit as a wake-up call in a speech this month in which he will outline how Europe must be more assertive in the face of rival world powers, sources close to the French president said.


Honda plan to close UK plant is not due to Brexit: lawmaker

Added: 18.02.2019 16:57 | 5 views | 0 comments

Japan's Honda plans to shut its British car plant in Swindon by 2022 with the loss of 3,500 jobs but the decision is not related to Brexit, a local lawmaker told Reuters on Monday.

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Italian populists could be second biggest force in EU parliament

Added: 18.02.2019 16:51 | 0 views | 0 comments

The next EU parliament will better reflect the political reality in member states: more populists, and fewer traditional, centrist MEPs, according to new data.

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US Speaker Pelosi meets Belgian PM, EU President

Added: 18.02.2019 16:19 | 4 views | 0 comments

The Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is in Brussels where she met with the Belgian Prime Minister in Brussels on Monday before meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker later in the day. (Feb. 18)


Rick Steves: The pros and cons of cruising in Europe

Added: 18.02.2019 16:17 | 11 views | 0 comments

Cruising might not be for everyone, but it's an economic, efficient and popular of mode of travel in Europe and beyond.

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Rick Steves' European favorites

Added: 18.02.2019 16:17 | 2 views | 0 comments

Rick Steves shares his candid opinions on the best and worst destinations in Europe.

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