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Joshka Fischer: a Europe in decline needs its own military

Joshka Fischer: a Europe in decline needs its own military

Former German Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister Joshka Fischer has told Euronews Europe will need its own military force, under German and French leadership, if it is to confront its present-day geo-political reality. Fischer, a Green party leader who was Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder’s deputy and Foreign Minister from 1998 to 2005, was speaking to Daniel […]

Putin hopes Europe will resist US pressure on pipeline

Putin hopes Europe will resist US pressure on pipeline

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and Austria’s Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz take part in the opening of an exhibition ‘Imperial Capitals: St Petersburg – Vienna. Masterpieces of Museum Collections’, a joint project of the State Hermitage Museum and the Vienna Art History Museum, at the State Hermitage Museum in St.Petersburg, Russia, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. […]

Where are the safest universities in Europe?

Where are the safest universities in Europe?

Every year, thousands of students take the blind leap of faith to study abroad, flocking to the world’s best universities in pursuit of a brighter future. Europe has long been the epicentre of students’ overseas educational voyages, playing host to some of the world’s best institutions. Academic excellence and graduate opportunities are considered the crown […]

Europe 'more exposed' in next downturn, Moody's warns

Europe 'more exposed' in next downturn, Moody's warns

LONDON — In a bleak assessment, credit ratings agency Moody’s has warned that Europe remains highly vulnerable to another downturn despite all its fire-fighting efforts over the past few years. In a wide-ranging report Tuesday, Moody’s said Europe “is not ready to cope with another major slump stressing the financial system” and noted five vulnerabilities […]

European stocks rise with NAFTA deal in focus; Ryanair down 12%

European stocks rise with NAFTA deal in focus; Ryanair down 12%

European stocks rose on the first trading day of a new month as investors digested news of a trade agreement between the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The pan-European Stoxx 600 was up by 0.37 percent with most sectors in positive territory. However, travel and leisure equities were the worst performers following news that Ryanair had […]

Facebook Faces Potential $1.63 Billion Fine in Europe Over Data Breach

Facebook Faces Potential $1.63 Billion Fine in Europe Over Data Breach

A European Union privacy watchdog could fine Facebook Inc. as much as $1.63 billion for a data breach announced Friday in which hackers compromised the accounts of more than 50 million users, if regulators find the company violated the bloc’s strict new privacy law. Ireland’s Data Protection Commission, which is Facebook’s lead privacy regulator in […]

Europe takes 10-6 lead over US at the Ryder Cup

Europe takes 10-6 lead over US at the Ryder Cup

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France — Francesco Molinari and Tommy Fleetwood walked down the fairway after delivering another big point in the Ryder Cup, side by side with their arms around each other’s shoulder. Here came “Moliwood” at Le Golf National, the latest Ryder Cup sensation and the first European tandem to win all four matches since the current […]

Americans try to regroup as Europe has 5-3 lead in Ryder Cup

Americans try to regroup as Europe has 5-3 lead in Ryder Cup

Matt Dunham | Posted: Saturday, September 29, 2018 12:30 am US team captain Jim Furyk, center, Jordan Spieth of the US, left, and Justin Thomas stand around the 8th green during a foursome match against Europe’s Tommy Fleetwood and Europe’s Francesco Molinari on the opening day of the 42nd Ryder Cup at Le Golf National […]

European stocks fall amid political turmoil; Italy's FTSE MIB down over 4%

European stocks fall amid political turmoil; Italy's FTSE MIB down over 4%

Looking at sectors across the region, banks were the biggest underperformers Friday, down around 3 percent with a number of Italian banks dropping to the bottom of the STOXX 600. Lenders including Unicredit, Banco BPM and Intesa Sanpaolo all fell more than 8 percent in afternoon trade, amid mounting concerns over the country’s economic policies […]

Britain leads way as teenage drinking falls across Europe

Britain leads way as teenage drinking falls across Europe

iStock/Soubrette iStock/Soubrette More health news LONDON (CNN) – Teenage drinking has declined across Europe, with the most dramatic falls in Britain, the World Health Organization (WHO) has found. Half of all teenage boys in England drank weekly in 2002, but this figure was down to one in 10 by 2014, the report said. For teenage […]