The FINANCIAL - Europe

The FINANCIAL -- In the last three months prior to the 2019 survey on the use of ICT in households and by individuals, one in two EU citizens (53%) aged 16-74 reported that they sought online health information related to injury, disease, nutrition, improving health or similar. This was two percentage points (pp) higher than the previous year (53% compared with 51%) and up by 19 pp from 2009 ...

The FINANCIAL -- Nearly 100 flood warnings remain across the UK - six of them in England severe, which means there is a danger to life. The extreme weather slammed areas that were still recovering ...

The FINANCIAL -- New EU rules on short-stay visas apply worldwide from 2 February 2020. They make it easier for legitimate travellers to apply for a visa to come to Europe, facilitating tourism, ...

The FINANCIAL -- In the European Union (EU), the amount of municipal waste generated per person in 2018 amounted to 492 kg, down by 5% compared with its peak of 518 kg per person in 2008, and roughly ...

The FINANCIAL -- France welcomes around 2.7 million Chinese tourists to the country each year. The new coronavirus outbreak is depriving France hotels, restaurants and retailers of big-spending ...

The FINANCIAL -- The last two days of the Venice Carnival have been cancelled because of an outbreak of coronavirus. Three people in Venice have tested positive for the viral disease. The Middle East ...