Tag Archives: Geography of Europe

07May/17

Macron clearly leading in French presidential elections – Belgian media

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (MAY 7, 2017) (REUTERS) – More than 60 percent of voters have cast their votes for Emmanuel Macron in the French elections according to polls carried out on Sunday (May 7) say Belgian media.
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07May/17

Who will be the future French president’s new baguette supplier?

PARIS, FRANCE (MAY 4, 2017) (REUTERS) – The annual tasting for the title of Paris’s best baguette took place on Thursday (May 4), undertaken by a jury made up of city council members, the Elysee presidential palace’s head chef, Parisian residents and food bloggers.
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07May/17

Danish brewer puts the ‘P’ in pilsner

ROSKILDE, DENMARK (DANISH AGRICULTURE AND FOOD COUNCIL) – A Danish brewery is drawing on 50,000 liters of urine collected from the largest music festival in Northern Europe in producing a novelty beer aimed at the more adventurous drinker.
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07Apr/17

Three killed as truck drives into crowd in Swedish capital – police

Three people are killed after a truck drives into a crowd on a shopping street in central Stockholm.

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01Apr/17

Gibraltar caught between a rock and a hard place

Gibraltar has accused Spain of manipulating the EU for its own political interests as Brexit negotiations begin. Saskia O’Donoghue reports Continue reading

21Mar/17

Martin McGuinness, IRA street-fighter-turned statesman, dies

NORTHERN IRELAND, UK (REUTERS) – Martin McGuinness, the former Irish Republican Army commander who laid down his arms and turned peacemaker to help end Northern Ireland’s 30-year conflict, died on Tuesday (March 21) after a decade as deputy first minister of the British province. He was 66.
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16Feb/17

Superyacht arrives in Gibraltar for final testing

A superyacht valued around $450 million (£360 million) arrives in Gibraltar’s harbour to undergo a final round of sea trials before it is delivered to Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko.

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