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Amatrice as of 25 August: red shows destroyed buildings, orange highly damaged.
Aug 30 2016
The maps were produced by the Copernicus Emergency Management Service (EMS) Mapping, at request of the Italian authorities to support a preliminary assessment of the damage.
Electricty pylons against a blue sky
Aug 26 2016
A steady decline in the period from 2000 to 2014 puts the consumption below the indicative targets for 2020, set to 1,086 Mtoe by the European Energy Efficiency Directive.
A tattoist tattooing a flower on a person's arm
Aug 19 2016
A new report aims to provide the scientific evidence needed to decide if EU measures are necessary to ensure the safety of inks and processes used in tattoos and (semi)permanent makeup.
A section of a forest on fire
Aug 16 2016
The situation has been dramatic in several EU countries over the past week, with major fire events in Portugal, Spain and southern France.