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Let’s clean up Europe

"Let's Clean up Europe" is an event coordinated by the European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR). The aim is to inform and mobilize the public ...
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Less binge drinking, less violence

No more binge drinking? No more violence, fortunately. In fact, the number of people injured in violence dropped by 12% in 2013 - compared to 2012 ...
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Rain of food to fight hunger

A video clip to raise awareness about hunger in the world. Made by two famous youtubers, stars in bizarre online videos, Steve Kardynal e Alex ...

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Image No disability support for those with over €2,600 savings

No disability support for those with over €2,600 savings

by Mattia Rosini

People claiming disability benefits in Germany must not have more than €2,600 in the bank. This has been the law in the country for years but the government's new commissioner for disability, Verena Bentele, an ex-Paralympic ski champion, has taken a firm stand against the limit. In an interview with the press, she said it will soon have to be abolished. How does the system currently work? The state gives round-the-clock personal assistance to those who are entitled to it, i.e., More...