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Flight Deal: US to Europe for Under $500 Round-Trip

Flight Deal: US to Europe for Under $500 Round-Trip

For the next day or two, flights to Europe are half off. Illustration by Brown Bird Design You know you’re searching for flights instead of doing your work right now, but that’s okay—we encourage it. Good news: Round-trips to Europe are in the $400 range on American Airlines and British Airways right now, which is […]

Europe is going bananas over this Israeli guy's avocados

Europe is going bananas over this Israeli guy's avocados

AMSTERDAM (JTA) — Last year, Ron Simpson was still managing talent for a living. But within just a few months Simpson, a 34-year-old Jewish marketing professional and producer from Amsterdam with no experience in running a restaurant, launched an international chain of eateries with a partner. It is so wildly popular and innovative that seasoned […]

European markets seen lower as Turkey's deepening economic crisis sparks contagion fears

European markets seen lower as Turkey's deepening economic crisis sparks contagion fears

Market focus is largely attuned to Turkey’s financial woes, with the country’s currency taking another slide to all-time lows of 7.2400 on Monday morning. The lira briefly recovered some of its recent losses over the weekend, after Ankara’s finance minister said the country had drafted an action plan to ease investor concerns and the banking […]

Orban rails against 'undemocratic' Western Europe

Orban rails against 'undemocratic' Western Europe

World Bulletin / News Desk Hungary’s right-wing nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban railed against what he called “undemocratic” Western European states in a speech on Saturday sketching out his vision for the continent’s future. “There is liberalism in the West, there is no democracy,” Orban said, speaking to a gathering of ethnic Hungarians in neighbouring […]

Why Europe is not ready to take sides in the US-China trade war

Why Europe is not ready to take sides in the US-China trade war

The European Union is not yet ready to join forces with the United States against China despite the recent rapprochement between Washington and Brussels, analysts have said. The assessment came after the EU and US reached a deal late last month to suspend new tariffs and expand European imports of US goods after high level […]

Is Climate Change Causing West Nile Virus to Return to Europe? Deaths Recorded Amid Record Heat Wave

Is Climate Change Causing West Nile Virus to Return to Europe? Deaths Recorded Amid Record Heat Wave

As an extreme heat wave hits Europe this summer, the deadly mosquito-borne West Nile Virus has once again emerged on the continent. There were 120 human cases of the disease reported across the EU so far this month, according to the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control. The vast majority of the cases were in […]

Ryanair, Europe's largest low-cost carrier, braces for its biggest one-day strike ever

Ryanair, Europe's largest low-cost carrier, braces for its biggest one-day strike ever

AFP Contributor | AFP | Getty Images Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary speaks during a press conference in London on August 2, 2017. Ryanair is bracing for its biggest ever one-day strike on Friday with pilots based in five European countries set to walk out, forcing the cancellation of about one in six of its daily […]

'Hands Off!'; Clergy Balk as European Politicians Brandish the Crucifix

'Hands Off!'; Clergy Balk as European Politicians Brandish the Crucifix

ROME—Lawmakers in Italy’s new parliamentary majority want a crucifix to hang in every government building as a “permanent reminder” of the country’s Christian identity. Across Europe, nationalists and upstart politicians are promoting the use of Christian imagery as they seek to change the Continent’s established politics and define Europe as Christian in reaction to recent […]

Europe stocks struggle for traction amid earnings, fresh trade rumblings

Europe stocks struggle for traction amid earnings, fresh trade rumblings

European stocks finished in negative territory Wednesday, with health-care and retail companies weighing. Investors struggled to brush aside fresh trade concerns, which kept the broader market in a downdraft. What are markets doing? The Stoxx Europe 600 SXXP, -0.20% […]

German visa hurdle for Turks upheld by top Europe court

German visa hurdle for Turks upheld by top Europe court

The European Court of Justice ruled Tuesday that Stuttgart’s language prerequisite did not unnecessarily toughen a 1980 visa requirement for Turks entering Germany. The requirement is linked with the 1963 Association Treaty between Brussels and Ankara. A decision by the Luxembourg-based court referred the case back to Germany’s Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig for it to re-examine […]

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