Best images of the year World Press Photo, founded in 1955, is an independent nonprofit organization based in Amsterdam (The Netherlands), known for holding the largest and most prestigious annual press photography contest. Every year in February an independent international jury consisting of thirteen members, and composed of graphic designers, photographers and representatives of press [...]
Did you know that the minimum wage in Luxembourg is 11.5 times higher than in Romania? Welcome to inequality in Europe: 6 countries have minimum wages above €1000 whereas 10 countries have minimum wages below €400. Find out which ones.
Did you know that the minimum wage in Luxembourg is 11.5 times higher than in Romania? Welcome to inequality in Europe: 6 countries have minimum wages above €1000 whereas 10 countries have minimum wages below €400 – Find out which ones.
Since the OECD launched its international study to evaluate education systems worldwide Finland has maintained the top spot among European countries due to the country’s excellent education standards. How has it managed to score this high? For the following 25 reasons.
No doubt you have come across these words on a poster or two at some point. Perhaps you wondered, at some point, whether they were just random retro posters of the pop culture genre. Did you know that the poster was actually designed by the British Government during World War II? United Explanations has the full story.
The 10 countries with the lowest petrol prices Despite the significant rise in the cost of fuel in Spain, the price of petrol and diesel have not exceeded the European average, namely €1.606 for Euro95 petrol and €1.500 for diesel. What are the cheapest world petrol prices?
For the first time since 2009, the world has become more peaceful, according to the annual Global Peace Index, which we present you in this article. Find out which indicators make up the GPI and what are the most peaceful countries and what the 2012 rankings show us.
In June 2012 Spain has become the fourth EU country to seek financial assistance for its ailing banks and is shortly expected to make a formal request for the bail-out. In this article we answer the most crucial questions about the Spanish bank deal, its details and its impact.
A few weeks ago the World Economic Forum released its latest Global Competitiveness Report 2011-2012 which ranks a total of 142 countries according to its degree of competititiveness. What is competititiveness and why is it important? Here there are the main results.
Did you know that the minimum wage in Luxembourg is 13.6 times higher than Bulgaria’s? Yes, in Europe there are also disparities, and inequality among countries. Six countries have a minimum wage above 1000 € whereas there are 10 countries whose minimum wage is below 400 €. Find out which ones.
The “World Giving Index” is the first report of its kind looking at charitable behaviour across the world. Are the Americans more generous than the French? In which country do people give most to charity? Where are you most likely to be helped by a stranger or volunteer your time? Find out here the results for the year 2011.