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Direct costs of Daimler diesel recall in Europe limited

Direct costs of Daimler diesel recall in Europe limited

FILE – In this Jan. 14, 2013 file photo Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG, Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars speaks at media previews for the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Germany’s transport minister said the government is ordering automaker Daimler to immediately recall 238,000 vehicles equipped […]

Europe Considers Next Moves After Trump's G-7 Brush-Off

Europe Considers Next Moves After Trump's G-7 Brush-Off

Europe Considers Next Moves After Trump’s G-7 Brush-Off  Wall Street Journal Full coverage Source link

France battles to topple Britain as Europe's top tech nation

France battles to topple Britain as Europe's top tech nation

LONDON — Move over Britain, there’s a new European tech champion in town. Amid concerns that Brexit may hobble the United Kingdom’s digital ambitions, France is gambling that it can knock Britain off its perch as Europe’s largest — and most prominent — tech nation. Central to this changing of the digital guard are contrasting […]

How we all colluded in Fortress Europe

How we all colluded in Fortress Europe

In October 2013, a ship carrying migrants sank off the Italian island of Lampedusa. Some 300 people drowned. It was not the first time that migrants had drowned in the Mediterranean. In fact, at that time it was estimated that in the previous 25 years at least 20,000 people had died trying to reach the […]

What Europe Can Teach America About Russian Disinformation

What Europe Can Teach America About Russian Disinformation

Historically, the countries of northeast Europe have contended with more than their fair share of disinformation. Every government official I met with emphasized the importance of disinformation awareness—an understanding among officials, journalists, and the general public that they needed to be on guard against foreign propaganda. “We all thought in Poland that 300 years of […]

Europe pledges $40 million to help Venezuelans

Europe pledges $40 million to help Venezuelans

by Scott Smith | AP June 8 at 5:27 PM CARACAS, Venezuela — The European Union will spend more than $40 million to help Venezuelans suffering through a deepening humanitarian crisis even as the country’s leaders have steadfastly denied it needs any foreign assistance. Most of the money will provide health care, food and clean water to […]

Europe Tries Saving Venezuela, Gives 'Dictator' Maduro $47 Million

Europe Tries Saving Venezuela, Gives 'Dictator' Maduro $47 Million

Europe Tries Saving Venezuela, Gives ‘Dictator’ Maduro $47 Million  Forbes Full coverage Source link

Southeast Europe targets luxury brands' fast fashion catchup

Southeast Europe targets luxury brands' fast fashion catchup

ROUSSE, Bulgaria/PRAGUE (Reuters) – Miglena Hristova’s factory near the Danube is among a growing number in southeastern Europe positioning themselves to help top brands adjust to faster fashion cycles. Women work in the “MIK-BG” garment factory in Rousse, Bulgaria January 22, 2018. Picture taken January 22, 2018. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov Bulgaria, Romania and other countries in […]

Trump Is Choosing Eastern Europe

Trump Is Choosing Eastern Europe

Over the past week, the recently appointed U.S. ambassador to Germany, Ric Grenell, has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. On June 3, Breitbart published an interview with Grenell, in which he said: “There are a lot of conservatives throughout Europe who have contacted me to say they are feeling there is […]

Even where gay marriage is banned in Europe, same-sex spouses have right to residency, court rules

Even where gay marriage is banned in Europe, same-sex spouses have right to residency, court rules

Clai Hamilton, left, and Adrian Coman, an American-Romanian gay couple who were married in Belgium, are shown in Bucharest, Romania, on July 22, 2016. (Vadim Ghirda/AP) In 2010, Adrian Coman, a Romanian, and Clai Hamilton, an American, married in Brussels. Then, in 2012, Coman’s contract with the European Parliament ended. The couple were considering moving to Coman’s home […]