Post Tagged with: "Europe"

UK most overweight country in Western Europe says OECD

November 12, 2017 5:14 am0 comments
UK most overweight country in Western Europe says OECD

Britain is the most obese nation in Western Europe, with rates rising faster than any other developed nation. Obesity rates have doubled over the past two decades, and 63% of UK adults are overweight, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Britain is now sixth heaviest – […]

Read more ›

Celtic suffer worst ever home loss in Europe as PSG score five

September 13, 2017 12:23 am0 comments
Celtic suffer worst ever home loss in Europe as PSG score five

Celtic sustained their heaviest ever home European defeat as Neymar led the way for Paris St-Germain in the Champions League group-stage opener. The world’s most expensive player coolly finished and then had a hand in PSG’s second, which was finished emphatically by Kylian Mbappe. Edinson Cavani converted a penalty for […]

Read more ›

Measles 'tragedy' kills 35 across Europe

July 11, 2017 8:19 am0 comments
Measles 'tragedy' kills 35 across Europe

Thirty-five people have died in the past year from measles outbreaks across Europe, the World Health Organization has warned. It described the deaths – which can be prevented with vaccination – as an “unacceptable tragedy”. A six-year-old boy in Italy was the latest to die from the infection. More than […]

Read more ›

O2 to scrap Europe roaming fees

May 9, 2017 3:58 am0 comments
O2 to scrap Europe roaming fees

From 15 June, O2’s Pay Monthly and Business customers will be able to use their UK plans abroad – in 47 European countries – at no extra cost. The move echoes the scrapping of roaming charges in similar destinations by EE, Three and Vodafone. It coincides with the incoming abolition […]

Read more ›

Spurs knocked out of Europe by Gent

February 23, 2017 4:14 pm0 comments
Spurs knocked out of Europe by Gent

Ten-man Tottenham Hotspur were knocked out of the Europa League as Gent held them to a draw at a sell-out Wembley. Spurs, who trailed 1-0 after the first leg of the last-32 tie, made a great start as Christian Eriksen slipped an angled shot under Gent keeper Lovre Kalinic. The […]

Read more ›

US beat Europe to regain Ryder Cup – highlights & report

October 2, 2016 5:20 pm0 comments
US beat Europe to regain Ryder Cup - highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device The United States dominated the final-day singles to win the Ryder Cup for the first time since 2008, beating Europe 17-11 at Hazeltine. Trailing 9½-6½ after the first two days, Europe looked set for a Medinah-style comeback when they led in seven […]

Read more ›

US lead Europe by three points in Ryder Cup – highlights & report

October 1, 2016 5:51 pm0 comments
US lead Europe by three points in Ryder Cup - highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device Ryder Cup 2016 Venue: Hazeltine National, Minnesota Dates: 30 September – 2 October Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live, highlights on BBC Two plus live text commentary on the BBC Sport website. Details. The United States will take a three-point […]

Read more ›

Ryder Cup 2016: Europe fight to cut US lead to 5-3 at Hazeltine

September 30, 2016 6:22 pm0 comments
Ryder Cup 2016: Europe fight to cut US lead to 5-3 at Hazeltine

Media playback is not supported on this device Ryder Cup 2016 Venue: Hazeltine National, Minnesota Dates: 30 September – 2 October Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live, highlights on BBC Two plus live text commentary on the BBC Sport website. Details. Europe fought back from a 4-0 foursomes […]

Read more ›

Ryder Cup 2016: Europe & United States pairings announced

September 29, 2016 6:47 pm0 comments
Ryder Cup 2016: Europe & United States pairings announced

Ryder Cup 2016 Venue: Hazeltine National, Minnesota Dates: 30 September – 2 October Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live, highlights on BBC Two plus live text commentary on the BBC Sport website. Details Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson will lead Europe’s challenge to win a fourth successive Ryder […]

Read more ›

UK top for online drug sales in Europe

August 10, 2016 8:07 am0 comments
UK top for online drug sales in Europe

UK-based drug dealers earn more money online than any of their European rivals, research suggests. In January, British dealers made $ 2.2m (£1.7m) in web sales, with a 16% share of the global online drugs market. However, US dealers had a 36% share of the online market and took home […]

Read more ›