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Stop the massacre of birds in Malta

Chris Packham, a British naturalist and broadcaster, is running a campaign to stop the wanton massacre of migratory birds in Malta.   He writes

On 12th April, in Malta, over 10,500 hunters armed with shotguns and occupying large areas of public countryside will begin one of Europe’s most shameful legalised slaughters of threatened birds at the very time of year when they are making their way north from Africa on their return migration to their breeding grounds throughout Europe. 221 more words


Beautiful World Stories

Lately, the radio and newspapers seem to spill over with worrying stories about politics and economics – sanctions against Russia and resulting economic problems, worries about Europe having to spend more money to support yet another country and difficulties with the shift to renewable energy. 344 more words


Saturday night we attended a concert in the main piazza to celebrate Perugia being in the Finals of the competition for the European Capital of Culture in 2019… 118 more words


26-29 May 2014 “Les Rencontres d’Umeå” meeting is confirmed thanks to the support of our members and partners: the City of Umeå, the Västerbotten Region & Umeå 2014 European Capital of Culture!

Save the date!

In accordance with the highlights of Umeå 2014’s cultural programme, our conference will be an opportunity to discover Northern Sweden and the features of its identity. 401 more words

In English

European Capital of Culture 2023? Not for us, says Manchester culture czarina

European Capital of Culture in 2023? We may be gearing up to apply in Leeds, but it’s not for Manchester apparently.

An opposition motion going before a meeting of the city’s council tomorrow calls on chief executive Sir Howard Bernstein to draft a report on how Manchester could put together a winning bid. 209 more words


Marseille : une ville controversée (extrait de `Service Volontaire Européen - Le journal d'une année de vie`)

Marseille peut être trompeuse à  première vue, surtout si vous aviez entendu dire auparavant qu’elle était  sale, dangereuse et pas très intimes. Ce fut aussi ma première impression. 559 more words