Cold and bad weather in Europe. Victims are more than fifty.


Source: ANSA.The “wave of bad weather” which is going through “Europe” brings, along with its freezing temperatures, a “tragic” death toll. The latter, according to ANSA news agency (which refers to BBC), has risen to “fifty-five” dead persons (ANSA).

The highest number of victims would have been registered in “Poland, where those frozen to death” would have been “at least twenty-one”. The most part of them “homeless”.  Read the rest of this entry »


Still in Europe or back to United States? An out of time tweet appeared (and vanished) on the account of Donald Trump.


If Twitter has become, also for many politicians, a favourite tool to spread in a rapid, often rather simplistic, way their stances (or slogans), its use – especially when hurried – can produce a little gaffe.

The Italian news agency Adnkronos noticed yesterday that Donald Trump had “started his Sunday proposing an old tweet again”. What did it say? Simply that the President of the United States had just reached “Italy after the fruitful NATO meeting in Brussels”, where he had asked other nations “to pay more” to be “fair to U.S.” (Adnkronos).  Read the rest of this entry »

United Kingdom. Brexit draws the attention of a Bansky’s work in Dover.


Source: rsi.chYesterday, “a graffiti realised by the well-known” but still anonymous artist Bansky appeared on the “facade” of a “building” in Dover (United Kingdom). It covers a wide part of the “hosting”surface and “portrays a full-sized workman removing a star from a huge flag of Europe” (RSI, Radiotelevisione svizzera di lingua italiana, the Swiss Italian language radio and television).  Read the rest of this entry »

En attendant une possibilité d’aller du Maroc à l’Europe. Le témoignage de quelques migrants.


Source : « YouTube - AFP » (20/02/2017).Sur le site web et le canal YouTube de l’Agence France-Presse (AFP), une vidéo d’à peu près une minute attire l’attention de ceux qui regardent sur la situation d’un groupe de « migrants » qui « se cachent dans une forêt de la commune rurale de Belyounech, à proximité de Ceuta ».

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The risk smugglers use different dangerous paths to bring people to Europe draws attention in Greece.

Refugees arrive to Izmir (Turkey).

Source: EFE.

According to EFE, level of attention would be high in “Greece before the probability that” organisations of smugglers search for “alternative routes through Italy” to bring to Europe “migrants and refugees”.

In fact, the most part of the latter has limited opportunities to reach this destination legally and the “closure of borders on  the named Balkan route” would also encourage networks taking advantage of people desperation to think about new, dangerous paths. Another incentive in this sense could be given by the first arrivals to Turkey of persons expelled from Greece. Read the rest of this entry »

From China to Europe by investments. Asiatic banks seem to show their interest.


According to Agenzia Giornalistica Italia, «Chinese banks» would aim to «go shopping in Europe», taking advantage of the cheap prices of the “Old Continent’s assets”. Furthermore, “central authorities” would invite to “diversify”, without invest only in “emerging markets” ( Read the rest of this entry »

Des photos prises à côté des limites de l’Europe.


Paola Leonardi, «photographe italienne qui vit à Londres», a décidé de rassembler des «photographies de voyage» dans le projet “Borderlands: The Edges of Europe” (la Ce dernier exprime une intention de représenter, à traver des images, «personnes et lieux le long des limites de l’Europe et de l’Union européenne» ( Read the rest of this entry »