Corruption costs European economy 120 billion euros a year

Crackle goes pop: how Stockhausen seduced the Beatles

Shortwave radio. Strange stuff. Not much of it around these days. However, before the days of the internet, it was the window on the world. With a modest transistor radio perched on the kitchen table you could listen in to Moscow, Beijing or Teheran; and even places such as Viborg, Skive and Kootwijk. Where are…

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Corruption costs European economy 120 billion euros a year

Hormone defects make poor age more quickly

Study suggests poor, uneducated age faster and could be more vulnerable to disease. Poor and uneducated people could be ageing faster and could be more vulnerable to disease because their hormones are out of balance, a study has suggested. Scientists have known for some time that the most underprivileged members of society die earlier and…

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Corruption costs European economy 120 billion euros a year

Schools in crisis as graduates turn their backs on teaching

Britain’s leading expert on school recruitment has warned that a shortage of trainee teachers is reaching crisis levels in some of the most important subjects in the curriculum. In evidence submitted to the parliamentary education select committee, TeachVac, an independent vacancy-matching and monitoring service for education professionals, said that it had identified a “woeful” lack…

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Corruption costs European economy 120 billion euros a year

Croatians and Slovenians Play Volleyball Over Razor Wire Fence to Protest …

As we announced in our article a few days ago, for the first time in European history, a friendly volleyball game was played on December 19, 2015 over a razor wire fence which is erected along the borders between Croatia and Slovenia. City of Pula, organised the game and joined the general protest against razor…

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Corruption costs European economy 120 billion euros a year

4000 people drop out of the jobs market in the North East over the past year

At least 4,000 people dropped out of the labour market in the North East over the past year. Jobs figures released this week showed that unemployment fell by 5,000 over the past 12 months – but that didn’t mean the unemployed were finding jobs, because the number of people working in the region rose by…

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