• Harmful use of alcohol kills more than 3 million people each year, most of them men


Evolution of Astronomy along the Silk Roads

The Silk Roads are behind major cultural and trade exchanges between different parts of the world. Throughout their long history, contacts between different civilizations and people resulted in the sharing of various knowledge. These knowledge…


Reducing carbon emissions: EU targets and measures

Read what measures the European Union is taking to meet targets to reduce carbon emissions in different sectors in order to prevent climate change To prevent dangerous climate change, in October 2014 EU leaders adopted the 2030…




European Open Science Cloud becomes a reality

The Cloud will provide a safe environment for researchers to store, analyse and re-use data for research, innovation and educational purposes   Today, the Commission, Member States and the science community launch the European Open Science…




WiFi4EU

As of 7 November municipalities in the EU can apply for free Wi-Fi hotspots in public spaces On 7 November 2018 at 13:00 (CET), the Commission will launch a call for applications for the scheme…






ECB unveils new €100 and €200 banknotes

New €100 and €200 banknotes to start circulating on 28 May 2019 Banknotes to incorporate new and innovative security features: a satellite hologram and an enhanced emerald number €100 and €200 banknotes complete Europa series…