Could an EU wide Green Card allow Britons to move about Europe freely?

EU Green Card

While it might now sound like a fantasy a move is underway to push the idea of a European Green Card to allow British Citizens to move around Europe freely following Brexit. A campaign led by former Labour MP Roger Casale, who now resides in Florence, Italy is lobbying the European Parliament to issue a card for European citizens who …

Hostels in Europe

Everyone has their own favourites, whatever the subject, so here’s someone’s list of My Favourite Hostels in Europe and you can see if you agree.

Beautiful villages in Europe

Oh dear, I have a zero out of ten visiting score on this list of 10 Most beautiful Villages in Europe. Anyone at the other end of the scale?

Getting connected

A report by Eurostat, the EU’s statistical agency, shows that more than 100 million European Union citizens have never been online. In the UK, Martha Lane Fox has been given the task of getting the 8.7 million adults in the UK who have never used the internet to go online for the first time and recently launched a campaign, part …

Six deaths so far in Europe from E Coli bacteria

Six people have so far died in Germany and thousands have become ill in four European countries following an E Coli outbreak, the source of the infection thought to be organic cucumbers from Málaga and Almeria.

Spain and cocaine

According to the International Narcotics Control Board, an independent UN body, the proportion of people who use cocaine regularly in Spain is 3.1% of the population aged 15 years to 64 years.

Football rankings

Came across this interesting site giving the latest rankings of European football clubs as well as some other interesting stats…Euro Club Index

Speculator with a sweet tooth?

A mystery buyer has bought 241,000 tons of cocoa beans in what appears to be an attempt to corner the market and, presumably, manipulate the price for their own ends. Normally, such actions involve ‘options’  or ‘futures’, giving a trader the right to buy these commodities at a certain price at a certain time in the future. What made yesterday’s …

Top banana

There are certainly a lot of places to choose from when it comes to ‘Top Destinations in Europe’ but one would certainly have to agree with some of those included in this list….Top Destinations….