Mon, 05 December 2022
Europe's news in English
Paris News

French companies to hire seniors.

The French prime minister has called on trade unions and business entrepreneurs to work hand in hand towards a common objective: ensuring that by 2010 half the countrys pensioners are in work. The id...
London News

Bus and tube fares to rise again.

After last Januarys price hike in the basic fare for bus journeys from 1 to 1.20, Londons bus and underground fares are set to increase again. A single bus journey will rise from 1.20 to 1.50 and a on...
London News

Heathrows terminal 5 on time.

A topping out ceremony involving the laying of a miniscule concrete slab by the secretary of state for transport has been held to celebrate the completion of the structure of the new terminal 5 buildi...
Paris News

Paris gets a top credit rating.

Standard & Poors, the credit rating agency better known for giving countries and multi-nationals credit ratings for their bond issues, has come out heavily on the side of the city of Paris, giving it...
Dublin News

Jurys Dublin to become apartments.

The 5-acre site of Jurys and The Towers hotels in Ballsbridge, something of a landmark in south Dublin, has been sold to property developer Sean Dunne for 260 million, following months of uncertainty...
London News

Crack down on illegal minicabs

Mobile phones have become the weapon of choice in London city councils campaign to curb the number of sexual assaults on women using minicabs. Each month in the capital an average of 10 women are rape...
Paris News

Scorsese opens the Paris film centre.

The American film director, Martin Scorsese, recently presided over the inauguration of the new home of the Cinematheque Francaise film centre. The "spiritual home" of film buffs the world over has mo...
Paris News

Foreign students increase in France.

The number of foreign students attending courses at French universities has increased by 60 per cent since 1998. There are currently 250,000 foreign students studying in France, or 13.7 per cent of a...
London News

London sites cost less for commuters.

The dramatic fall in revenue suffered by the London tourist industry following the 7 July bombings in the capital has prompted the London city council to discount entrance fees to Londons top attracti...
Madrid News

Water restrictions come late.

Spains severe drought continues, as water reserves are still only at 40 per cent of normal levels for this time of the year, despite recent rainfall. Nevertheless environment minister, Cristina Narbon...
Berlin News

Nuclear power nein danke.

A recent poll by the Enmid institute has found that 70 per cent of Germans want to end dependence on nuclear energy in their country. However given current prices, fossil fuels are not seen as a viabl...
Dublin News

Irelands rich and poor.

The 2005 human development report published by the UN development programme has placed the Irish second in the wealthiest nations league with an average per capita gross domestic product of 30,384. Th...
Dublin News

Irish test disposable credit cards.

One of the dilemmas facing consumers in this age of internet is whether or not to use a credit card to make purchases online either for those who dont possess such a thing as a credit card or for tho...
London News

Free bus and tram travel for under-16s.

As of 1 September all under-16s can travel free on Londons buses and trams. Figures from Transport for London show that there has already been a good response. Applications for Child Oyster photo-card...
Paris News

Demand soars at Catholic schools.

For the third consecutive year, French Catholic schools have been forced to turn away more than 20,000 potential pupils because their classrooms are already overcrowded. Nevertheless 3,000 new enrolme...
Madrid News

Spanish drivers face heavier fines.

In preparation for the introduction of a points-based driving licence system in the next 12 months, heavier fines have just been introduced throughout Spain to combat widespread dangerous driving, inc...
Madrid News

Property prices rise steeply.

A report by Tasaciones Inmobilarias, the property evaluation experts, has confirmed the trend in increasing house prices in Spain, mirroring what is now an established Europe-wide phenomenon. Annual i...
London News

Victoria tube station upgrade.

One of the busiest underground stations in London, used by over 75 million people a year, is about to get some much needed improvements. As part of an overall upgrading of London transport, Victoria t...
Paris News

Standing room at the Opera.

The director of the Paris Opera, Gerard Mortier has just proposed a novel approach to bringing high culture to a larger public. The Paris Opera is offering standing-room only tickets at the cost of 5...
Oxford News

Oxford Naturist Club is booming.

The Oxford Naturist Club (Oxnat), located just outside the city centre, is thriving, with an increase in activities and in the association itself. There are now a total of 200 members. According to Br...
London News

London commuters take to the river.

The London bombings have had a dramatic impact on the number of commuters using the boats on the Thames as their preferred means of transport. Operators have registered a 50 per cent increase in commu...
Oxford News

Mosques to be opened.

Muslims in Oxford are planning to open the doors of local mosques to the public. A group of Muslim men who recently set up an Islamic educational stand in Oxford city centre are planning a series of o...
Oxford News

Fun at the fair.

Oxford is getting ready for its annual St Giles fair as an estimated 20,000 people prepare to flock to town for the event on 5 and 6 September. St Giles road in the city centre will be closed to traff...
Dublin News

Irish heritage week online.

The Irish environment and heritage minister, Dick Roche, has launched a new website to inform people about the myriad events and activities on offer planned for this years Irish heritage week this yea...
Dublin News

Priesthood attracts more applicants.

Nineteen men are to start their studies for the priesthood this term at St. Patricks College, Maynooth, which used to be one of the largest seminaries in the world. The latest intake brings the total...
London News

Olympic planning.

East London power-line pylons go underground for Olympics Preparations for the Olympic Park for the 2012 Games are already underway. The initial stage of a 200 million project to improve the area de...
Dublin News

Scene changes at the Abbey Theatre.

After having managed the Abbey Theatre in Dublin for the last 101 years, the National Theatre Society, formed in 1903 with WB Yeats as president, is now history. The financial and management crisis at...
Paris News

The Louvre museum expansion.

The last time the Louvre museum expanded to incorporate new buildings was 20 years ago when it took over the old ministry of finance building, but now the world famous museum is set to take over the T...
Berlin News

From parilament to hotel

To a chorus of protest, the German government has disclosed the results of a feasibility study to tear down the former Palace of the Republic in East Berlin. In its place, the government plans to rebu...
Oxford News

Park and ride for free.

Parking at two of Oxfordshires Park and Rides Water Eaton and Thornhill - will be free of charge from 5 September. Tickets for the bus will remain at 60p per day. For more information about bus ser...
Booking.com

STAY CONNECTED

1033Fans Like
25Followers Follow
219Subscribers Subscribe

Create your Widget

Latest classifieds

London Classifieds

Best SEO Companies in London

RVS Media is one of the leading SEO companies in London, with a long experience in digital marketing. We have a dedicated team of SEO professionals who not only help you improve yo...