Helicopter emergency medical services uneven across Europe

Helicopter emergency medical services uneven across Europe

(Reuters Health) – The availability of helicopter ambulance service varies widely across different European countries, a recent study suggests. This inconsistency could lead to greater inequity in access to healthcare, the authors write in the Emergency Medicine Journal. Advertisement “These services are variable in so many ways in terms of geographic coverage and population coverage,” […]

Reality bites for Europe: Reform or rue the consequences

Reality bites for Europe: Reform or rue the consequences

If the US midterm elections have taught the Europeans a lesson, it is this: The ascent of Donald Trump and his followers is no accident. It’s obvious now that Mr Trump’s base is so significant that he is likely to be re-elected in two years. TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE Thank you for reading The […]

Trump in Europe: A Solitary Figure, and a No-Show

Trump in Europe: A Solitary Figure, and a No-Show

(CN) — President Donald Trump scowled for the TV cameras, gave a cold shoulder to European leaders, displayed chumminess with Russian President Vladimir Putin, posted a negative tweet about the French president, missed a forum on world peace, and a topless protester ran out on the wet Champs-Elysees in Paris as Trump’s motorcade passed, with […]

Europe markets turn lower on tech sell-off; oil prices rise

Europe markets turn lower on tech sell-off; oil prices rise

The pan-European Stoxx 600 ended provisionally lower by 1.00 percent with almost every sector in the red. The tech sector was the worst performer, down by almost 3.58 percent. SAP was down 5.52 percent after making a deal to buy Qualtrics for $8 billion. Shares of Austrian chipmaker AMS tumbled 22.41 percent after other suppliers […]

Isambard, Europe's largest Arm-based supercomputer, goes live

Isambard, Europe's largest Arm-based supercomputer, goes live

Isambard will join the list of Tier 2 UK HPC systems created by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to fill what was seen as a void between the UK’s national supercomputer service, ARCHER, and systems traditionally used by universities. Others on this list include JADE, Cirrus and the Materials Modelling Hub. Steve […]

First CRISPR Clinical Trial Begins in Europe

First CRISPR Clinical Trial Begins in Europe

The highly touted gene-editing technology CRISPR is facing one of its first real-world tests. As many as 12 patients who live with the blood disorders sickle cell anemia or beta-thalassemia have started enrolling in a Europe-based clinical trial that may serve as an early indicator of whether gene editing will live up to the hype. […]

Ominous Signs In Europe

Ominous Signs In Europe

Watching the price action of EUR/CHF, Italian 10-year government bond yields, and a number of European equity indices, I see ominous signs that all is not healthy in Europe. I will begin with EUR/CHF (FXE) (FXF). If the macroeconomic backdrop were stable and rosy, EUR/CHF should in all probability trade to 1.20, the previous level […]

Europeans will benefit from independent role from US: Iran's Larijani

Europeans will benefit from independent role from US: Iran's Larijani

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says playing a more independent role in the face of US adventurism will benefit all European countries as policies adopted by US President Donald Trump have caused problems for the entire world. “The behavior of the US president has caused problems not only for Iran, but also for Europeans, and […]

Donald Trump's Trips To Europe, Ranked By Offensiveness

Donald Trump's Trips To Europe, Ranked By Offensiveness

You’ll be surprised to learn that Donald Trump’s big Armistice Day weekender in France went down like a lead observation balloon, with the President swerving a ceremony attended by Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron, insulting the French president over a news story which misquoted him and confusing two European regions about 800 miles from each […]

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