The Government is working hard to identify tens of thousands of Europeans living in the UK who have yet to apply Tens of thousands of people face losing their Universal Credit and other benefits if they miss a deadline for applying to stay in the UK. Official estimates circulating in Whitehall earlier in June say of the 820,000 European benefits claimants in the UK, around 130,000 had yet to apply.
The European Space Agency is seeking a large diversity of astronaut applicants, hoping to expand the number of women and people with disabilities who aim for the stars. European officials were stunned, they said, at the slate of applicants that flooded in for its first application period in 11 years.
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The World Rally Championship has changed since it last went on safari in East Africa in 2002, but while the course will be tamer for its return to Kenya, the race still represents a ride into the unknown for the teams and drivers. In 2002, when the World Rally Championship last visited Kenya, the race had 12 stages, none shorter than 73km, covering a total of 1,010km.
THE goals have certainly been flowing in the Euro 2020 group stages. With the knockouts getting going on June 26, the race for the Golden Boot is also starting to hot up. EURO 2020 FREE BETS: GET OVER £2,000 IN NEW CUSTOMER DEALS Euro 2020 top scorers
Driver shortages remain the single biggest crisis in the haulage industry in the wake of Brexit, with a shortfall of nearly 70,000, according to courier firm Speedy Freight – which also cites the ongoing impact of red tape. The firm explained there were two main explanations behind the shortage of drivers of HGVs and small vans.
"YouTube is a leader in copyright and supports rights holders being paid their fair share," a spokesperson for the site said YouTube is not liable for its users uploading unauthorised material to their website, Europe’s top court has ruled. The Google-owned video site, along with other online platforms, is in a long-running dispute with Europe’s $1 trillion creative industry, which is opposed to copyrighted works being shared without permission.
Audi will release final petrol and diesel cars in 2026 and sell its last models with internal combustion engines in Europe in 2033 (but continue to do so in China)
Last new petrol and diesel powered Audis to enter the market in 2026 Bosses say these will be the 'best internal combustion engines we've ever built' From 2033, only pure electric vehicles will be sold in European showrooms Petrols and diesels will continue to be made available in China, where Audi says the market will continue to grow after 2033
Judy Mariens, who was the 2020 Local President at JCI Edinburgh, a membership organisation which provides development opportunities for people aged 18-40, won the title of Most Outstanding Local President, at a European awards ceremony. The event, which took place during the virtual JCI European Conference, aimed to showcase and celebrate outstanding member contributions and projects from JCI chapters across the continent.
Parents are being urged to remind their children of “stranger danger” A pupil at an all-girls school in Slough was the victim of an attempted abduction, and her headteacher has now issued a stark warning to parents. Eden Girls' School, a school for girls aged 11 to 18, in Slough, sent a letter out to all parents advising them of the incident.
After scoring his first number one album in 2019, Jack Savoretti swapped classic songwriting for European disco grooves. Alex Green finds out more. Holidays abroad remain uncertain. But Jack Savoretti has created an album that transports listeners to balmy Mediterranean beaches filled with upbeat European pop.
Germany currently bans anyone entering from Britain unless they're a German citizen, a resident, or there's a 'humanitarian reason' Angela Merkel has urged other European countries to force any travellers from Britain to quarantine, in a move that could threaten the Government’s plans to open foreign travel to vaccinated holidaymakers.
German chancellor calls on other EU states to force arrivals from the UK to isolate over delta variant fears 'In our country, if you come from Great Britain you have to go into quarantine – and that's not the case in every European country, and that's what I would like to see,' Mrs Merkel said on Wednesday
BERLIN, June 23 (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday she would like other European countries to require people entering them from countries where there are high levels of the Delta variant, like Britain, to go into quarantine, as is the case in Germany.
Huge deals could be in the offing as startups see bumper fundraising activity Fundraising by European startups has skyrocketed this year, dominated by megarounds and rising valuations. “Europe is making up for lost time,” said Tom Wehmeier, partner and head of insights at London venture firm Atomico.
The governing body has scored an own-goal by denying Munich’s request to light up its stadium for Germany’s match with Hungary It is OK everyone, Uefa likes rainbows. All the pretty colours. It said so in a statement. “It is a symbol that embodies our core values, promoting everything we believe in – a more just and egalitarian society, tolerant of everyone, regardless of their background, belief or gender,” the European governing body gushed on Wednesday.
Manchester council to set out new strategy to tackle 'major wealth and housing inequalities' in the city up to 2030
There are huge disparities in house prices, affordable homes shortages and high numbers of people in temporary accommodation - and the city's population is continuing to grow Manchester needs to ‘take an unflinching look’ at 'major wealth and housing inequalities' over the next decade - including a disparity in house prices, affordable homes shortages and high numbers of people in temporary accommodation.
Polystyvert announces new round of financing to facilitate the development of a polystyrene recycling full-scale plant
New strategic and private investors join the investors syndicate MONTREAL, June 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Polystyvert, an innovative company leading the way in polystyrene (PS) recycling with a novel dissolution-based technology, announces the closing of a funding round to facilitate the development of a full-scale polystyrene recycling plant.
We may finally know the secret to how migrating birds can sense Earth’s magnetic fields: a molecule in their eyes called cryptochrome 4 that is sensitive to magnetism, potentially giving the animals an internal compass. The process may result in the animals seeing darker or lighter areas in their vision when they look in the direction of magnetic field lines, says Henrik Mouritsen at the University of Oldenburg in Germany.
Wembley was one of 11 stadiums to be granted host status by UEFA, with England's national stadium handed eight games including both semis and the final Wembley could be stripped of the semi finals and final of Euro 2020 due to quarantine rules, with UEFA confirming a contingency plan is in place.