Many rural areas suffer from high levels of unemployment and lack vital infrastructure like high-speed internet and transport connections: the EU’s rural residents are up to twice as likely as city-dwellers to experience poverty or social exclusion.
Antimicrobial resistance is a ticking time bomb. Ahead of the European Antibiotic Awareness Day on 18 November, the EU and public health stakeholders are aiming to raise awareness of this issue and make it a policy priority in the member states.
EU ministers will vote by secret ballot on the relocation of two EU agencies currently based in London at the General Affairs Council on 20 November. The ballot papers will then be destroyed and no record kept.
Europeans face extreme inequality in access to diagnosis and treatment for lung cancer, a report published this week revealed. Experts have called for a harmonised approach to cancer care and greater efforts to promote preventive policies.
This weekend’s massive leak from an offshore law firm implicating businesses, celebrities and top politicians in a global tax evasion scandal was further confirmation – if we needed it – that tax is not fair.
More than a half of the global population will suffer some form of malnutrition by 2030 unless urgent action is taken to improve access to high-quality food, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has told G7 health ministers.
Scientists have raised the alarm after a study 27 years in the making found the biomass of flying insects in nature protected areas has declined by more than 75% since 1990. The causes of the decline are not fully understood.
Adopting a market-oriented agricultural policy after leaving the EU could make Britain a world leader in agricultural trade in the decade to come, according to a briefing published on Thursday (2 November) by leading UK think tank Chatham House.
Europe’s dairy farmers gathered in front of the European Commission’s headquarters in Brussels on Thursday (26 October) to demand measures to improve their income security in the face of recurring crises in the sector.