112 day

Yesterday, on the 11 February, Europe celebrated the European 112 Day which was established in 2009 to raise awareness of the European emergency number. In an emergency situation, when you are in the need of help, you can call 112 which is the European emergency number. You can call it whenever you are in the…

The UK and European Customs Union

A customs union is a trade agreement between two or more countries. This means that countries which are a part of the union decide not to impose taxes on imports coming from other member countries and agree to impose external costs on goods that are coming from countries which are not a part of the…

Pontanima concert

Pontanima leaflet final Join the Pontanima choir from Sarajevo for their concert in Durham Cathedral. Music will include new commissions and works of significance for different religions and cultures. Over the twenty years of its existence, Pontanima (spiritual bridge) has emerged as one of the most important actors in the field of inter-religious peacemaking in…

Women’s suffrage

Today it is exactly 100 years ago since women in Great Britain got their right to vote in elections. Below you can also see when women in some of the European countries got their right to vote. Although women were allowed to vote they had to meet certain requirements to be able to vote in…