Fast Europe Open: Germany, Czech Republic producer prices

Fast Europe Open: Germany, Czech Republic producer prices

Alice Woodhouse in Hong Kong May 18, 2018 Print this page US President Donald Trump on Thursday offered Kim Jong Un wealth and security if he abandoned North Korea’s nuclear weapons, but then appeared to threaten the dictator with death if he refused. The comments, likely to further rile Pyongyang, come amid a deepening chasm […]

If it's America First, then Europe will respond in kind, Altmaier says

If it's America First, then Europe will respond in kind, Altmaier says

The United States must reckon with Europe responding in kind if it declares “America First” and places its own economic interests before those of others, Germany’s Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said. In an interview with ARD television, Altmaier attributed the United States’s desire to block the building of a new pipeline linking Russia and Germany […]

Europe is demolishing its dams to restore ecosystems

Europe is demolishing its dams to restore ecosystems

The Yecla de Yeltes Dam in Spain is being demolished in the largest project of its kind ever in Europe.Credit: Dam Removal Europe The Yecla de Yeltes Dam in western Spain supplied drinking water to local communities for half a century, until newer projects rendered it obsolete. Its demolition this month is the biggest dam-removal […]

Europe's leaders patch differences to tackle Trump on trade

Europe's leaders patch differences to tackle Trump on trade

Alex Barker in Sofia and Jim Brunsden in Brussels May 16, 2018 Print this page Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday overcame deep differences over their response to US trade demands, as the EU sought to close ranks over what one senior official called the “capricious assertiveness” of the Trump administration. President Donald Trump’s […]

Macron declares 'decision time' for Europe

Macron declares 'decision time' for Europe

EU doublestandards “Mutti, Mutti – look at me. Look how shiny and new I am. Pay attention to me Mutti, stop ignoring me.” Shuffles feet, pouts and checks his face in a mirror for the umpteenth time. By the way Macron – what the hell exactly is “European sovereignty”? Posted on 5/17/18 | 7:27 PM […]

The royal weddings that shaped European history

The royal weddings that shaped European history

The upcoming royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is bound to include some high-profile guests. Harry’s brother William’s wedding in 2011 was packed with celebrities; Elton John, David Beckham, and Victoria Beckham to name a few. Many of Europe’s royal families were also in attendance, but not necessarily because they were celebrities. Some, […]

O'Mahony: Every club in Europe wants to knock Leinster

O'Mahony: Every club in Europe wants to knock Leinster

Peter O’Mahony showered praised on European champions Leinster – but warned Leo Cullen’s men that every team is now desperate to knock them off their perch. Munster travel to the RDS for the Pro14 semi-final on Saturday hungry to steal some of the newly crowned Champions Cup winners’ thunder. Leinster meanwhile are looking to add another […]

Public broadcasting: Licence fees in Europe compared

Public broadcasting: Licence fees in Europe compared

In Britain, those over 75 do not have to pay for it. In Switzerland, most of the population voted against its abolition in a referendum. But what about other countries? While the broadcast-receiving licence fee in many countries has depended on whether or not a TV set or radio lies in the household, in other […]

Honor 10 sells out in Europe on opening day

Honor 10 sells out in Europe on opening day

Huawei has burned through its initial stock of Honor 10 units in Europe on its launch day. The Honor 10 took just six hours to sell out in Spain while the Phantom Blue Honor 10 sold out within the day in France. Huawei doesn’t specify how many Honor 10 units it has sold in Europe […]

How Europe and Canada Are Fighting Foreign Political Ads on Social Media

How Europe and Canada Are Fighting Foreign Political Ads on Social Media

Last week, in the midst of Ireland’s contentious abortion referendum, including accusations of anonymous funding of online ads and disinformation campaigns, Facebook announced it was cutting off foreign ads. Google quickly followed by rejecting all ads related to the May 25 vote. Amidst the backlash, Facebook then briefly launched its transparency tool—by mistake, according to […]