Category: Europe

Amazing Changes in France

Yesterday and today have come news that two of the things I thought were the worst or weirdest about France are being changed, the stores being closed on Sundays, and the schools being closed on Wednesdays. Yesterday France24 reported, on…

Stockholm Hosts European Baseball Tournament

This week Stockholm is hosting a qualifying tournament for the 2014 European Cup. Besides the Swedish champs, the other teams taking part are from Moscow, Vilnius, and Bern: http://www.baseballstats.eu/2014/stockholm/schedule.php Opening Day saw Moscow drubbing Bern 12-1, while Stockholm defeated Vilnius…

Flawed Apple TV update

Here’s the way the Unofficial Apple Weblog describes the update: Apple announced today that HBO GO and Watch­ES­PN are now avail­able on the Apple TV. Eddy Cue, Apple senior vice pres­i­dent of Inter­net Soft­ware and Ser­vices said that “HBO GO…

An end to roaming fees in Europe?

From the Verge: While travellers in Europe are enjoying lower roaming fees across the continent, the European Commission (EC) believes that isn’t enough. As part of new legislation, its vice president Neelie Kroes today unveiled new plans to end mobile…