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Europe's Road to Growth

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European markets higher as utility stocks lead gains; Air France KLM soars 7%

European markets higher as utility stocks lead gains; Air France KLM soars 7%

The pan-European Stoxx 600 was up around 0.5 percent during mid-morning deals, with all sectors and major bourses in positive territory.Europe’s utility stocks led the gains Monday morning, up over 2 percent at around 11 a.m. London time. Italgas, Severn Trent and Iberdrola were the top sectoral performers, all trading more than 3 percent higher. […]

Netanyahu heads to Europe with Iran on his mind

Netanyahu heads to Europe with Iran on his mind

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu heads to Europe this week in a bid to rally support from key allies for amending the international nuclear deal with Iran and for pushing Iranian forces out of neighboring Syria. Netanyahu is set to meet with leaders from Germany, France and Britain, beginning with German Chancellor […]

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 […]

US Close to Imposing Sanctions on European Companies in Russian Pipeline Project

US Close to Imposing Sanctions on European Companies in Russian Pipeline Project

The Trump administration is edging closer to imposing sanctions on energy companies from Germany and other European countries in a bid to scuttle the construction of a politically contentious Russian gas pipeline across the Baltic, according to three sources familiar with the issue. Officials are still looking at other ways to block to project, known […]

Will Trump's Trade War Finally Break America's Close Relationship With Europe?

Will Trump's Trade War Finally Break America's Close Relationship With Europe?

As the European Union braces for trade tariffs on its steel and aluminum exports to the U.S., imposed by President Donald Trump under his hardball “America first” economic policy, Europe is questioning the strength of Washington’s commitment to the transatlantic alliance. Trump talked the talk during his first year in office, threatening to overturn old […]

Rajoy Government Veers Toward Collapse in Spain

Rajoy Government Veers Toward Collapse in Spain

MADRID — Spain’s government was on the brink of collapse Thursday as opponents of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy appeared to have mustered enough support to oust him in a parliamentary no-confidence vote stemming from a corruption scandal. The choice for Mr. Rajoy was increasingly stark: jump first and resign his post, or wait to be […]

An American Alternative to Europe's Privacy Law

An American Alternative to Europe's Privacy Law

Imagine that you’ve been struggling with a serious and fairly embarrassing personal problem. Putting aside a longstanding reluctance to address it, you finally consult a therapist. The therapist is friendly and welcoming and promises to protect your privacy. Gaining a sense of trust, you bare your soul, describing the issue you are struggling with in […]

Italy's Uncertainty Pushes Euro to Fore, the Last Place Europe Wants It

Italy's Uncertainty Pushes Euro to Fore, the Last Place Europe Wants It

LISBON — Through more than two months of tough negotiations to form a government in Italy after inconclusive March elections, global financial markets remained relatively calm. Italy’s uncertainties seemed contained to Italy, and Europe’s economy kept growing. That changed this week when Italy’s president, Sergio Mattarella, effectively blocked two populist parties from forming a government. […]

Brexit blow for UK's hopes of helping set AI rules in Europe

Brexit blow for UK's hopes of helping set AI rules in Europe

The UK’s hopes of retaining an influential role for its data protection agency in shaping European Union regulations post-Brexit — including helping to set any new Europe-wide rules around artificial intelligence — look well and truly dashed. In a speech at the weekend in front of the International Federation for European Law, the EU’s chief […]