Europe

Basics
0 How the UK benefits from immigration

Migrants flock to the UK at much higher rates than any other European country. The small country accepted the most number of recorded immigrants in 2011, according to recent data. The more than 500,000 people that went to the UK is twice that of neighboring France. Reduced immigration restrictions instituted…

Global Health
2 Highest levels ever of drug-resistant TB found, in Europe

People are always surprised by this one basic fact about tuberculosis: One out of every three people on the planet are currently infected with this airborne bacterium. That’s why the problem of increasing outbreaks of drug-resistant strains of TB is so worrisome to health officials. Tuberculosis spreads a lot easier…