Many of us are starting to feel stir-crazy self-isolating during the coronavirus crisis. But imagine being cooped up for 1 1/2 years! Romain Charles from the European Space Agency was — and can tell us how to really deal with cabin fever.
In the video to their hit “Fever”, the Belgian band Balthazar really goes places in its old Ford Cortina. We got our hands on a classic model of our own to take the singers on a special REV road trip.
With some creativity, you can turn isolation into inspiration. Here are some ideas as to how you can put your quarantine time to good use, making sure you continue to live well even under lockdown.
For young people in Europe, the Second World War is safely in the past. But peace and the shared values of European unification are now under threat. Young Europeans are fighting to make sure that history does not repeat itself.
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Huge quantities of raw materials are needed for mobile phones, copper pipes or wind turbines. Things that we Europeans naturally use are produced in South America under the harshest conditions. It's a filthy business.
The 70th edition of the Berlinale presents a new management duo, new series and competitions. Beginning on February 20, the German capital is caught up in 10 days of film fever. Here's what you need to know.
Shops and restaurants are being labelled pro-democracy or pro-government, which has had a huge impact on customer numbers.
Football is all about emotions, but things can get out of hand. Recently, referees have been handing yellow cards to players for provocative behavior, triggering discussions.
Germany is taking extensive precautions against the swine fever spreading on its eastern border. But many question whether shooting boars and erecting temporary fences will be effective at keeping the pathogens out.
Germany is trying to protect itself from the swine fever currently spreading along its eastern border. Climate change creates new opportunities for Greenland, as investors show growing interest.
There are 40,000 black-and-yellow taxis in Buenos Aires. Javier Pereyra owns one of them. However, due to the economic crisis and especially Uber, they've had fewer customers in recent years.
Swine fever has appeared in western Poland, just kilometers away from the German border. Officials say the wild boar population is under control. But hunters express their doubts.
Shops and restaurants are being labeled pro-democracy or pro-government, which has had a huge impact on customer numbers.
Europe's leading pork processing company, Danish Crown, has opened a factory just outside Shanghai. Pork has become scarce in China since the spread of African Swine Fever. Danish Crown says it's planning to open further factories in China.
The disease has wiped out at least forty percent of the pig population. This poses a problem for China, world's biggest consumer and producer of pork.
China is the world's largest producer and consumer of pork, but the African swine fever epidemic has decimated stocks. The price of pork has more than doubled as a result, driving up the overall rate of inflation in November to the highest in nearly eight years.
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One year of anger: Demonstrations across France marked the anniversary of the yellow vest movement. Police deployed water cannon and tear gas as clashes broke out between protesters and police on the streets of Paris.
For the past several months, China has been grappling with an African swine fever epidemic. The price of pork has surged as a result, and the effect has been felt on global markets.
Australia has barred a tourist from entering the country because she had undeclared food in her luggage, including several kilograms of pork.
The price of pork in China doubles following a drastic reduction of the country's pig population. The shotage, caused by an outbreak of African swine fever, sees Chinese consumers tightening their collective belts.
Plants like the yellow tuft alyssum absorb heavy metals from the soil, which accumulate in their fibers. Can metals be harvested from these 'hyperaccumulators'? Also - manganese nodules in the ocean depths, and pantyhose made from chicory root.
Some plants absorb heavy metals from the ground and store them. Are there ways to harvest these metals? One research project is focused on yellow tuft alyssum. Normally regarded as a weed, it accumulates large amounts of nickel.
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