Thursday, January 20th, 2022

Tag: Europe

‘Anti-woke’ crusade has come to Europe. Its effects could be chilling

Stripped of its original meaning of a person being awake to progressive issues, “woke” has been appropriated from the Black vernacular and turned into a political lightning rod in the West’s culture wars. It...

Malta to become first country in Europe to legalize cannabis for recreational use

The bill is expected to be signed into effect later this week by Malta’s President George Vella after legislators approved a bill by a majority vote in Parliament on Tuesday. “And the ayes have...

Most beautiful towns in Europe

(CNN) — Paris, Rome, Barcelona… Europe’s cities are bucket list destinations, and rightly so. But the continent’s small towns are a dream, too, with all the beautiful architecture and much of the culture you’ll...

COVID-19: WHO expresses ‘grave concern’ over cases in Europe

The World Health Organization on Thursday warned that Europe is – once again — at the epicenter of COVID-19 cases and cited a “reliable projection” that said another 500,000 deaths by February. Hans Kluge,...

Ford Europe adds V-6 diesel to redesigned Ranger

The equipment upgrades and higher quality materials reflect the fact that many customers in Europe buy high-spec versions. “The majority of our business is really high end,” Hans Schep, Ford of Europe’s head...

Only 54% of Europe is fully vaccinated, WHO official says

LONDON — Europe is slipping behind in its vaccination drive and could see hundreds of thousands more deaths by next spring, the World Health Organization has said. “We’ve only got 54% of the one...

The biggest company in Europe you’ve probably never heard of

Employees assemble a ASML NXT1970Ci photolithography machine at the ASML Holding NV factory in Veldhoven, Netherlands. Jasper Juinen | Bloomberg | Getty Images With a market value of around $350 billion, Dutch-headquartered ASML is...

Photos of anti-Covid protests in Europe

A demonstrator lights a smoke bomb during a rally held by Austria’s far-right Freedom Party FPOe against the measures taken to curb the Covid pandemic, at Maria Theresien Platz square in Vienna, Austria on...

Ford of Europe head of passenger vehicles de Waard to retire

Ford of Europe’s head of passenger vehicles, Roelant de Waard, will retire on Dec. 31 after more than 30 years with the automaker, the company said. His replacement will be announced at later date,...

MTV’s Europe Music Awards in Budapest honor campaigners for LGBTQ+ rights

MTV said Sunday’s EMAs, hosted in the Hungarian capital, Budapest, would go ahead to show solidarity with Hungary’s LGBTQ+ community following a June law banning the “display and promotion of homosexuality” among under-18s. It...