1st Jun 2023


Two asylum-seekers trying to reach Greece found dead

Two African asylum-seekers died after being pushed back from the Greek islands, according to a media probe coordinated by LightHouse Reports. The pair had made it to the Greek island of Samos, before being found dead days later, washed up off the Turkish coastline, in what the investigation, which includes the Guardian and Der Spiegel, says is further evidence of illegal pushbacks of migrants by Greek authorities.

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ECB: eurozone home prices could see 'disorderly' fall

The European Central Bank in its Financial Stability Review warned EU home prices could see a 'disorderly' fall as high mortgage rates are making houses unaffordable for households and unattractive for investors.

Adapting to Southern Europe's 'new normal' — from droughts to floods

Extreme weather events in recent months have worsened agricultural production in southern Europe, prompting concerns for authorities in Portugal, Spain, France and Italy. As countries will likely face dryer conditions, experts urge adaptation measures for the 'new normal'.

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