In Message to Trump, Europe and Mexico Announce Trade Pact

In Message to Trump, Europe and Mexico Announce Trade Pact

The European Union and Mexico said that they had reached an agreement in principle on the most important elements of the agreement, with some technical details yet to be resolved. They are aiming to finalize it by year’s end, after which it must be ratified by the European Parliament and Mexican Senate. The original trade […]

EU suspects tax fraud at China's 'gateway to Europe' as state-owned shipping firm Cosco faces mounting opposition …

EU suspects tax fraud at China's 'gateway to Europe' as state-owned shipping firm Cosco faces mounting opposition …

European Union and Italian authorities are investigating suspected wide-scale tax fraud by Chinese criminal gangs importing goods via Greece’s largest port, a trade gateway between China and Europe, officials said. The investigation at Piraeus port came as its majority stakeholder, Chinese state-run company Cosco Shipping, faced mounting concerns over a multibillion takeover bid that could […]

Significant Drop in Mediterranean Migrant Arrivals in Europe

Significant Drop in Mediterranean Migrant Arrivals in Europe

GENEVA —  The U.N. migration agency has measured an impressive drop in the number of migrants and refugees entering Europe by sea this year, compared to the same period the two previous years. Through mid-April of this year, data shows 18,575 migrants and refugees arrived in Italy, Greece, Cyprus and Spain by crossing the Mediterranean […]

Europe not choosing sides in US-China trade dispute

Europe not choosing sides in US-China trade dispute

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Europe will not choose sides in the trade dispute between the United States and China, a top European official said on Saturday, adding that the European Union’s temporary exemptions from U.S. steel and aluminium tariffs should become permanent. European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici said trade was one of […]

Engine maker CFM recommends urgent checks on some Boeing 737 engines

Engine maker CFM recommends urgent checks on some Boeing 737 engines

WASHINGTON/PARIS (Reuters) – U.S. and European airline regulators on Friday ordered emergency inspections within 20 days of nearly 700 aircraft engines similar to the one involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines (LUV.N) engine blowout earlier this week, citing risks of a similar mishap. The directives by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and the European Aviation […]

US and Europe order global 737 aircraft engine checks

US and Europe order global 737 aircraft engine checks

European and US airline regulators have ordered mandatory inspections within 20 days of aircraft engines similar to one involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines accident. Engine maker CFM International on Friday recommended the ultrasonic inspections on fan blades that have been used in more than 30,000 cycles. The US Federal Aviation Administration and European Aviation […]

The best alternative summer festivals in the UK and Europe

The best alternative summer festivals in the UK and Europe

Getty / Andrew Benge With so many festivals to choose from, it’s hard to pick out the gems – so why not broaden your horizons with WIRED’s guide to 2018’s best summer festivals? From post-truth thikning to picturesque Norwegian blues and environmentally-friendly cabaret, this selection will take you far beyond the novelty wellies, muddy fields […]

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