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In 1999, according to data from the European Commission, over half of the 147 million workers in the European Union stated that they were working under high pressure and with tight deadlines. Over... [Item of the Day]
French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman proposed to create a supranational community of states in Europe on 9 May 1950. The 'Schuman Declaration' led first to the creation of the European Coal and... [Item of the Day]
By the later fourteenth century, the Italian and other European trading nations had their own mail services conveying news swiftly to and from the Levant in a type of small, fast ship called a grippo... [Item of the Day]
The Constitutions of Melfi or Liber Augustalis, was a legal code promulgated on 1 September 1231 from the castle of Melfi, (nowadays in the province of Basilicata, Italy), by the Holy Roman Emperor... [Item of the Day]