Intensive farming identified as key factor behind Europe’s bird decline
20 May 2023 | 12:06 pm
The use of pesticides and fertilisers in intensive agriculture is the biggest cause of the dwindling number of birds in the UK and the rest of Europe, scientists have said.
Europe is becoming more aware of itself as an economic and trading power – that’s the message from France’s secretary of state for European affairs, Laurence Boone. She talks about the new tools the EU has given itself to take on unfair competition, especially from Chinese companies, but she also downplays the warnings of a possible conflict with the United States over subsidies.
Russia's invasion of Ukraine had a major impact on all countries in the region. DW takes a closer look at how Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary and Romania have been affected by the ongoing war.
An acute economic crisis, rising food insecurity and a lack of jobs are forcing many Pakistanis to embark on dangerous journeys to reach Europe.
The EU exported nearly 1.7 million tons of used textiles in 2019 but experts say their fate abroad is "highly uncertain."
Shares in global investment bank Credit Suisse fell sharply on Wednesday sending shares plunging in other European banks.
The EU's ambition is to turn hydrogen from a polluting niche market to a clean mass market. Renewable hydrogen is seen as crucial for Europe to meet its international climate commitments, and to limit its dependence on natural gas providers, be that Russia or other countries.
A warm winter with relatively little snow means less water flowing into Europe’s rivers come summer. This will require rethinking nuclear and hydropower production.
The Council of Europe has slammed member states for their "degrading treatment" of migrants at the borders. It said many were subjected to "punches and slap blows" by law enforcement officials.
Talking Europe interviews Tytti Tuppurainen, Finland's minister for European affairs, following the Hungarian parliament's ratification of Helsinki's application to join NATO. Finland and Sweden both applied nearly a year ago, in what was seen as a huge shift in European security.
Much of Europe is experiencing persistent drought. From Italy to Spain, holiday makers face restrictions as a result.
The French theater group Ilotopie performs on water. The latest episode of DW’s online series Meet the Germans. And the Checkpoint Charlie Wall Museum in Berlin.
The European Space Agency's Juice probe has launched, on an eight-year journey to explore Jupiter's icy moons and the possibility of them harboring, or having once harbored, life.
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