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Severe Human Rights Abuses Discovered in European Nursing Homes

A report published by the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions found cases of severe human rights abuses in nursing homes. The report highlights a serious issue in Europe’s aging population, which is set to increase from 18.5% in 2015 to 30% in 2060. The survey was conducted in six countries: Croatia, Belgium, Hungary,… Keep Reading

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European Commission Approves Marketing of Bavencio

The European Commission has granted Merck and Pfizer Inc. (PFE) authorization to market a treatment for patients that suffer from metastatic Merel cell carcinoma. The monotherapy treatment, Bavencio, is offered to treat an aggressive and rare form of skin cancer. Bavencio is able to be marketed in 28 countries in the Eurozone, including Iceland, Norway,… Keep Reading

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UK’s Philip Hammond May Cap Tuition Fees at £7,500

Students may soon save thousands of pounds in tuition fees, as the Chancellor mulls over cuts that would extend over a three-year period, The Independent reports. Philp Hammond is considering capping charges at £7,500 per year, down from the current rate of £9,250 per year. Hammond’s move comes after several warnings that graduates may not… Keep Reading

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UK Ministers: European Judges Will Settle Cross-Border Cases Post-Brexit

As part of the Government’s plans for Brexit, European courts will still hand down rulings in the UK to settle cross-border issues, like divorce and child custody. A paper outlining Britain’s future cooperation with EU civil courts will state that individuals and businesses need reassurance that their cases will be handled after Britain exits the… Keep Reading

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“No Deal” on Brexit to Cause Turmoil for EU Divorcees

Brexit is the center of the UK and European Union news. Government officials warn that children of divorcing parents will be thrown into turmoil if a deal between the UK and EU isn’t made. Regulations exist to help divorcees in the EU manage conflicts. Brussels II Regulation remains the standard across the EU. The Regulation… Keep Reading

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Richard Hammond is Back Behind The Wheel After Massive Crash

Richard Hammond is back behind the wheel just weeks after the 47-year-old escaped from a wreck in Switzerland that left his car in flames. The Grand Tour presenter managed to escape the vehicle with a fractured knee. The potentially deadly crash caused his electric supercar to burst into flames, which took eight hours to extinguish.… Keep Reading

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Hindus urge Europe to stop discrimination against Roma people

BRUSSELS – July 30, 2017 – Hindus are urging for an immediate end to apartheid conditions of European Roma in view of findings of the recent Pew Research Center (PRC) survey which concluded that “Roma widely rejected” in Central and Eastern Europe. The results of survey—“Religious Belief and National Belonging in Central and Eastern Europe”—in… Keep Reading

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Implications of Brexit on NHS Staffing

The question surrounding how the vote for Britain to leave the European Union, or Brexit, will impact the broader economic state has been swirling throughout a variety of industries for months. While the decision to leave the EU has yet to be finalized, the vote has the potential to reverse progress in several areas of… Keep Reading

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Thalidomide Lawsuit Hearing Date in Germany Announced

COLOGNE, Germany, February 13, 2017 – 60 years after the market launch of Contergan (active ingredient: thalidomide), the greatest pharmaceutical scandal in the Federal Republic of Germany continues to boil. A lawsuit will be heard in the Bonn Regional Court at 12:00 hrs on 15.2.2017 that is more explosive than appears at first sight. The… Keep Reading

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