#European Union

  • Article: This New Law Would Ban 90% of Microplastics Across Europe
    Environment

    This New Law Would Ban 90% of Microplastics Across Europe

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 30, 2019

    Plastic pollution contaminates the food we eat, the air we breathe, and the water we drink. Read more

  • Article: Bill & Melinda Gates Are Donating €54 Million to EU Efforts to Improve Health in Africa
    Health

    Bill & Melinda Gates Are Donating €54 Million to EU Efforts to Improve Health in Africa

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 24, 2018

    This pledge will help people in low-income African countries gain access quality health services. Read more

  • Article: European Parliament Approves Historic Ban on Single-Use Plastics
    Environment

    European Parliament Approves Historic Ban on Single-Use Plastics

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 24, 2018

    The rules have the potential to be the most ambitious ban on plastics in the world. Read more

  • Article: EU Migrant Workers Contribute £2.3K More a Year to Britain Than UK Citizens
    Citizenship

    EU Migrant Workers Contribute £2.3K More a Year to Britain Than UK Citizens

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Sept. 18, 2018

    People from the EU pay £78,000 more than they take out over a lifetime. Read more

  • Article: Mediterranean Sea Death Rate Reaches Highest Level Since Refugee Crisis Began
    Citizenship

    Mediterranean Sea Death Rate Reaches Highest Level Since Refugee Crisis Began

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 4, 2018

    The entire European Union is accused of failing to act. Read more

  • Article: Poverty Still Crushes Greece as Financial Bailout Comes to Close
    Citizenship

    Poverty Still Crushes Greece as Financial Bailout Comes to Close

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 20, 2018

    “I wake up in the morning to a nightmare.” Read more

  • Article: All EU Countries Are 'Complicit' in Deaths of Migrants and Refugees: Amnesty International
    Citizenship

    All EU Countries Are 'Complicit' in Deaths of Migrants and Refugees: Amnesty International

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 8, 2018

    "European governments are more concerned with keeping people out than they are with saving lives." Read more

  • Article: Brexit Could Cost Women Their 'Fundamental Rights', Warns Human Rights Report
    Girls & Women

    Brexit Could Cost Women Their 'Fundamental Rights', Warns Human Rights Report

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 24, 2018

    "Movements such as #MeToo continue to shine a spotlight on areas where women are being failed." Read more