Europe in diplomatic push to ease Russia sanctions

Europe in diplomatic push to ease Russia sanctions

Neil Hume in London, Guy Chazan in Berlin and Harriet Agnew in Paris April 20, 2018 Print this page A Europe-wide diplomatic push is under way to persuade the Trump administration to ease US sanctions targeting Russia, as fears mount that the restrictions are so severe they risk hitting manufacturing activity across the continent. Paris, […]

Facebook has auto-enrolled users into a facial recognition test in Europe

Facebook has auto-enrolled users into a facial recognition test in Europe

Facebook users in Europe are reporting the company has begun testing its controversial facial recognition technology in the region. Jimmy Nsubuga, a journalist at Metro, is among several European Facebook users who have said they’ve been notified by the company they are in its test bucket. The company has previously said an opt-in option for facial […]

Europe ends slightly lower amid fresh earnings; Ericsson jumps 17.5%

Europe ends slightly lower amid fresh earnings; Ericsson jumps 17.5%

In Asia, equities were dragged lower after the world’s largest chipmaker delivered a disappointing forecast late Thursday. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing slashed its revenue target to the lower end of forecast, citing weaker-than-expected demand for smartphones. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares, excluding Japan, was off almost 1 percent on Friday. In the States, U.S. stocks […]

Europe Introduces Customer Verification on Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Europe Introduces Customer Verification on Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Regulation The European Parliament has voted in favor of stricter regulations in the crypto sector. Crypto exchanges and wallet providers will be required to introduce customer due diligence procedures, including identity verification. The platforms will have to apply for registration in order to offer their services. The new measures come with the […]

The environmental battle to save the Blue Heart of Europe

The environmental battle to save the Blue Heart of Europe

It may or may not surprise you – it is unlikely to be something you’ve even given a moment’s thought – but there is just one free-flowing river in Europe, untouched by human construction or influence.  The Vjosa begins life as the Aoos in Greece’s Pindus mountains, where it crosses into Albania, winding through the […]

AFI's Europe Top 20: 2018 Coaches Poll – April 20

AFI's Europe Top 20: 2018 Coaches Poll – April 20

Graphic: Igor Lazarevic Our second Top 20 of 2018,  includes the input of some of the best coaches in Europe. We’ve aggregated the choices of some of Europe’s top coaching talent, and present them along with our own choices. The AFI Coaches Poll is conducted bi-weekly throughout the European regular season using a panel of coaches from European clubs. The panel is chosen by election, country […]

Europe sees hottest day of the year so far

Europe sees hottest day of the year so far

It has been a long time coming, but finally spring warmth has surged into Western Europe. Only a week ago it snowed in Spain, then widespread rain held temperatures in single figures. Now, a circulating wind field around an area of low pressure to the west of Portugal is encouraging a warm, southerly breeze. The […]

Why Mr Kennedy is in Europe – archive, June 1963

Why Mr Kennedy is in Europe – archive, June 1963

President Kennedy could scarcely have chosen a worse moment for his European trip. The White House makes few bones about that. Nevertheless Mr Kennedy has never wavered from his decision to go. To cancel it at the last moment would only have created further embarrassment abroad. He has not been deterred by the civil rights […]

Europe: Stocks decline in early trading

Europe: Stocks decline in early trading

Fri, Apr 20, 2018 – 4:04 PM [SYDNEY] Stocks in Europe declined after a down session in Asia, where technology shares came under earnings-related pressure and materials shares fell. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index declined 0.2 per cent as of 8.02 am London time. The UK’s FTSE 100 Index jumped 0.3 per cent to the highest in […]