Monthly Archives: July 2016

25th birthday of the single European emergency number – 112

July 29 marks the birthday of the European emergency number 112. The decision of introducing 112 as the single emergency number goes back to a recommendation of the European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations (CEPT) of 1976. The single European emergency number 112 was finally adopted by Council decision on July 29 in 1991.…
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New €50 banknote unveiled

The European Central Bank (ECB) in July unveiled the new €50 banknote, which will enter into circulation on 4 April 2017. The introduction of the new note marks the latest step in making euro banknotes even more secure. After the €5, €10 and €20, the €50 is the fourth denomination in the second series of…
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