China's Reach, Europe's Money Meet In Remote Balkan Outpost

China's Reach, Europe's Money Meet In Remote Balkan Outpost

A 2006 file photo of the walled city of Dubrovnik, Croatia, from a hillside. A short hike from the fishing village of Brijesta, where the Croatian mainland’s rocky coastline across the bay melts into the Adriatic, a four-story concrete pier scrapes the blue horizon. The hulking eyesore is part of an abandoned bridge project, an […]

'Germany vs the rest of Europe' Trump tariffs to rupture EU with backlash against Merkel

'Germany vs the rest of Europe' Trump tariffs to rupture EU with backlash against Merkel

Europe hit back at the US after President Donald Trump slapped tough tariffs on European steel and aluminium earlier this week. The united front was delivered from European Union’s trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom who warned President Trump of retaliation. However, the unity shown in response to the tariffs could quickly change, according to a leading currency strategist.  […]

Harley Davidson warns trade war with Europe will have 'significant' impact on sales; Shares decline

Harley Davidson warns trade war with Europe will have 'significant' impact on sales; Shares decline

Harley-Davidson shares dropped as much as 2.3 percent Friday after the company said a trade war with Europe would “significantly” hurt motorcycle sales. President Donald Trump imposed a 25 percent tariff on steel imports and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports, affecting the motorcycle company’s manufacturing costs. In response, the European Union told the […]

HBO Europe Begins Shooting Cyber Crime Series 'Hackerville' in Romania

HBO Europe Begins Shooting Cyber Crime Series 'Hackerville' in Romania

Cable company HBO Europe has started to shoot cyber-crime thriller series “Hackerville” in Transilvania, a region of Romania, as its first international co-production, building on a string of locally shot productions, including Romania-set detective series “Umbre” (pictured). “It will put Romania on the map of the international TV drama scene,” says co-creator and executive producer […]

German social democrats have alienated their base and fractured Europe

German social democrats have alienated their base and fractured Europe

German Chancellor Merkel presents biography of her predecessor Gerhard Schroeder, 2015. Kay Nietfeld/ Press Association. All rights reserved. Because it embodies timeless values of equality, fairness, and respectful debate, social democracy bears a dual promise: domestic social justice and European unity. The postwar struggles of Germany’s Social Democratic Party (SPD) illustrate the difficulty in translating […]

Europe condemns Trump steel tariffs

Europe condemns Trump steel tariffs

President Trump has fired the opening salvoes in a trade war, but the European Union hasn’t quite returned fire yet. While retaliatory tariffs have been proposed, but not so far imposed, the EU Trade Commissioner had firm words, calling the US levies on European steel and aluminium “protectionist” and “illegal”. She wasn’t alone… France’s President Macron […]

Visa Outage: Is Europe Really Ready To Become Completely Cashless?

Visa Outage: Is Europe Really Ready To Become Completely Cashless?

Visa Outage: Is Europe Really Ready To Become Completely Cashless?  Forbes Visa apologises as service returns to normal following Europe-wide disruption  The Independent Visa Europe fscks up Friday night with other GDPR: ‘God Dammit, Payment Refused’  The Register Visa apologises as card outage causes chaos across Europe  Irish Times Full coverage Source link

Europe is on the verge of a big new crisis, just six years after the last one

Europe is on the verge of a big new crisis, just six years after the last one

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Fly here, not there: Don't be fooled by these European airports

Fly here, not there: Don't be fooled by these European airports

EVEN if you aced all your geography exams in high school, some cleverly named European airports could mislead flyers who take them only at their name value. With lower operation costs, many of these airports are home to Europe’s ever-growing list of low-cost carriers, allowing them to offer amazingly low prices. Most times, those budget […]

Visa apologises as service returns to normal following Europe-wide disruption

Visa apologises as service returns to normal following Europe-wide disruption

Visa says its service has returned to normal after millions of customers across Europe were left unable to pay for goods and services on Friday. For around six hours, customers across Europe were affected by the disruption, with some supermarkets reportedly facing angry customers after shoppers were unable to pay for their shopping. The firm has apologised […]