Tag: Europe
World 23.05.19 | 10:26

Struggle between the right wing and the establishment as Europe votes

European elections begin today, with 751 seats in the European Parliament up for grabs. Voting takes places over three days, with 427 million people eligible to vote. Elections take place in time of political upheaval, with the establishment parties of the center right and especially the center left...

World 08.02.19 | 14:59

Measles cases soar to decade high in Europe with 72 deaths

Measles cases soared last year in Europe as gaps in vaccinations at a local level left the virus an open door to kill 72 children and adults, the World Health Organization said. More than 82,000 people in the European region — an area stretching from Russia to Iceland and south to Malta —...

World 10.01.19 | 09:31

Europe’s snow chaos continues, with up to ten feet expected in Austria

Austria could face 10 feet of snow in the next few days as fierce winter weather continues to strike central Europe this week. Parts of Austria have already had more snow this month than they usually do in the whole of January, with more snow expected before the weekend. The tourist season in the Alps...

World 09.01.19 | 10:32

Strong winter storm hits Europe, at least 12 people killed

Deadly winter weather blasted Europe for yet another day Tuesday, trapping hundreds of people in Alpine regions, whipping up high winds that caused flight delays and cancellations and raising the risks of more deadly avalanches in the mountains. At least 12 people have been killed in weather-related...