Luxembourg

Luxembourg Recommended Listening Future Tense: Can free public transport save our cities? – Luxembourg is just about to make its public transport free. The first country (albeit a small one) to do so. But do the promises of a cleaner, less congested urban environment really stack-up? Planeta.com Europe

European Year of Cultural Heritage

Logo 2018 was the European Year of Cultural Heritage. The European Year showcased the wealth and diversity of Europe’s cultural heritage, highlighting its role in driving economic and social development, and in creating a shared sense of identity and building Europe’s future. More than 6 million people took part in over 11,700 events across 37 …

Italy

Photo: GSFC, Snow in Italy Italy is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe and on the two largest islands in the Mediterranean Sea, Sicily and Sardinia. Italy shares its northern, Alpine boundary with France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia. The independent states of San Marino and the Vatican City are enclaves within the Italian …

Germany

Photo: @marfis75, Wiesbaden Germany (Deutschland) is bordered to the north by the North Sea, Denmark, and the Baltic Sea; to the east by Poland and the Czech Republic; to the south by Austria and Switzerland; and to the west by France, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands. Cities Bonn Berlin Saarbrücken Wiesbaden, Germany Features Deutsche Welle …

Poland

Photo: Dennis Jarvis, Kraków Flowers Poland is bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine, Belarus and Lithuania to the east; and the Baltic Sea and Kaliningrad Oblast, a Russian exclave, to the north. Cities Kraków, Poland Planeta.com Poland Links Europe

Copernicus EU

Elsewhere on the Web Copernicus – http://copernicus.eu – is the European Union’s Earth Observation Programme, looking at our planet and its environment for the ultimate benefit of all European citizens. It offers information services based on satellite Earth Observation and in situ (non-space) data. The Programme is coordinated and managed by the European Commission. It …

Vatican City

Vatican City is a country located within the city of Rome. With an area of approximately 44 hectares (110 acres), and a population of 1,000, it is the smallest state in the world by both area and population. Headlines A Jesuit cardinal-designate says Pope Francis is making Vatican II real Twitter Tweets by valealazraki Wikipedia …