(MENAFN - AFP) Spain remained locked in a heat wave on Tuesday with most of the country on high alert for forest fires and the elderly urged to take extra care.
Spain's national weather office put 40 of the nation's 50 provinces on either "yellow" or "orange" alert due to the scorching temperatures which are forecast to dip on Wednesday before rising again at the weekend.
(MENAFN - AFP) The eurozone has safeguards in place to avoid the contagion which could result from the Greek debt crisis and a possible "Grexit", or exit from the eurozone -- even if the exact consequences are still unpredictable.
Here is an outline of the situation:
The ESM, Europe's bailout vehicle
The European Stability Mechanism (ESM), established in 2012, ...
(MENAFN - AFP) Protesting French sailors halted Eurostar trains by again blocking the entry to the Channel Tunnel in Calais on Tuesday, AFP reporters said, with migrants using the opportunity to try to break into stationary vehicles.
Around 30 sailors from the French company MyFerryLink burned tyres on the tracks around 300 metres from the entry to the undersea tunnel linking ...
(MENAFN - AFP) The European Union said Tuesday it had struck a deal to abolish mobile phone roaming charges in 2017, ending fees that are loathed by millions of holidaymakers and business travellers across Europe.
The agreement will end the frustration of EU citizens on holiday or abroad for business who face steep charges for using their phones for calls and Internet browsing ...