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Germany dominates in the European automotive industry and the highest number of old cars at the age of 10 to 20 years is in Italy

There are almost 300 million passenger cars in Europe (2016 status: 271 million 896 thousand). The highest number of nearly 46 million is in Germany. It’s not surprising as Germany is the first producer of vehicles in Europe and the third in the world after Japan and China. According to Eurostat, as many as 6 mln new cars being 2 years or less travelling on German roads. Concerning cars ranged from 2 to 5 years,…

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Think twice before you eat something on holidays

Holidays are in bloom. We travel to the mountains or the sea in a home country. Also, we willingly travel abroad. Attractive all-inclusive offers, swimming pool, Mai Tai… and food poisoning. We investigated the last issue considering popular holiday destinations throughout the EU. The data come from Eurostat that provides information on daily hospital discharges by diagnosis regarding food poisoning of presumed infectious origin (diarrhoea and gastroenteritis) per 100 000 inhabitants. It seems that Spain…

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Bulgaria’s crime problem – 25 percent of the population reported about alarming situations in their local area

Bulgaria struggles with crime. The number of people who confirmed law violations in their neighbourhood totaled 25 percent of the country’s population. The situation in Serbia is also disturbing as 18.2 percent of the community informed about crime in their local area. Eurostat publishes the indicator showing the share of the population who reported that they face the problem of crime, violence or vandalism in their local area. That means the situation where the respondent…

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Stephen Hawking has died – he was the outstanding astrophysicist, cosmologist, and the apostle of science

Stephen Hawking passed away at the age of 76 in his home in Cambridge at early hours of yesterday morning. There is no doubt that he was the most well-known physicist despite being wheel-chair bound and communicating by a speech synthesizer. He will be remembered as astrophysicist, cosmologist, the apostle of science, and critic of artificial intelligence. Photo by lwpkommunikacio on Foter.com / CC BY Hawking was an excellent student of physics at the University of Cambridge when he was…

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