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Efficiency review of UK police

This column summarizes findings from an independent review of police efficiency and effectiveness in the UK and provides links to several working papers. One curious finding is that while crime has decreased, and measures of police effectiveness have increased, the public’s perception of crime has gotten worse, not better. 26 mots de plus


Seyðisfjörður - One of Iceland's Most Picturesque Towns

Seyðisfjörður is the most historically and architecturally interesting town in east Iceland. Located at the innermost point of longest fjord in the country, it is surrounded by mountains on three sides and is home to one of the best natural harbours in Iceland… [click to read more]


Meeting the Mental Health and Community Care Needs of Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Switzerland: Integrating Social and Political Concerns in Clinical Practice



Introduction: The phenomenon of forced migration has become one of the world’s major problems. Several armed conflicts around the planet, both within and between nations, have created an increasing number of asylum seekers, refugees and displaced persons (Thiollet, 2009). 39 mots de plus


Europe, Take Two

Back in 2013 we used our two weeks of vacation to speed-tour Europe and cram in as much sightseeing as possible. We wanted to see it all and ended up visiting Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium and the Netherlands. 265 mots de plus



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BBC: London attacker’s wife condemns actions

The wife of Westminster attacker Khalid Masood has said she is « saddened and shocked » and condemned his actions.

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EU, Japan to improve data flow collaboration

In today’s globalised economy, cross-border data flow is fundamental to daily operations in nearly every sector and key to a functional global digital economy.

At an event, hosted by the Japan Business Council in Europe (JBCE) and the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation at CeBIT in the German city of Hannover, keynote speakers Kiyoshi Mori of Japan’s ministry for economy, trade and industry (METI), and Andreas Goerdeler of the German federal ministry for economic affairs and energy (BMWi), made the case that digital trade supports growth in business and society. 21 mots de plus


A day in Wroclaw

On Sunday morning I woke up happily, because I knew I will have a very nice time in Wroclaw, 2 hours far from Kluczbork, where I live. 817 mots de plus