Half of EU citizens are overweight. Among these people, serious obesity is on the rise. It's a heavy and expensive burden for national health care systems - and one the EU Commission hopes to stop.
The in-joke in the Swedish music industry is that its composers are as successful as Ikea. Not only is the Scandinavian country a multiple European Song Contest title-holder, it also provides other countries with hits.
The grand finale of the Eurovision Song Contest takes place in the Swedish city of Malmö on May 18. Here's our round-up of social media sites for fans to follow the ESC action.
On May 18, the 58th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest takes place in Malmö. The organizers like to bill the pan-European contest as a pure entertainment show. However, it has never been completely apolitical.
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