Authorities have warned of a heatwave in Serbia and the rest of the Balkans as the hot weather that has recently afflicted Western Europe moves east.ABC News
The quake was followed by at least 65 smaller aftershocksTime
Drunken riders and poorly parked scooters have given rise to what Paris's mayor has called "anarchy," while Copenhagen police have arrested 28 intoxicated electric scooter riders.www.washingtonpost.com
As the UK rushes headlong into the threat of no-deal come autumn, we celebrate the best European cities to hit up this summerThe Independent
In most countries, you don't have to pay an accountant to prepare your tax return: the government already knows how much you made, so every year they just send you a pre-filled in form to check over and sign. In the USA, the highly concentrated tax-prep industry used its lobbying muscle to suppress the creation of a similar system, promising instead to offer free tax prep to millions of Americans through the IRS Free File system. Then they lobbied to zero out the IRS's budget to advertise...Boing Boing
Germany's population reached a record high of more than 83 million people last year, largely because migration, most of which came from eastern Europe, data showed on Tuesday.IN
Germany's population reached a record high of more than 83 million people last year, largely because migration, most of which came from eastern Europe, data showed on Tuesday.U.S.