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Europe markets lower as investors look ahead to Fed meeting; Micro Focus falls 43%

Europe markets lower as investors look ahead to Fed meeting; Micro Focus falls 43%

The pan-European Stoxx 600 was down around 0.7 percent during mid-morning deals, with almost all sectors and major bourses in negative territory. Technology stocks led the losses, down more than 2 percent amid news of a trading update for British tech firm Micro Focus. The company said its CEO had quit amid ongoing problems with […]

2018 Earnings Forecasts: US Stable, Modest Declines In Europe

2018 Earnings Forecasts: US Stable, Modest Declines In Europe

Watch for ebbing economic momentum as survey data peaks Despite the increase in equity market volatility, there has been little follow-through to economic fundamentals to date. US earnings forecasts have stabilised and are indicating mid-teens profits growth for 2018, of which approximately one-half appears to be due to US tax reform. US economic surprise also […]

China Says Eastern Europe Summits Have Been Very Successful

China Says Eastern Europe Summits Have Been Very Successful

China Says Eastern Europe Summits Have Been Very Successful  U.S. News & World Report Full coverage Source link

How An Electricity Dispute in Kosovo Made People Across Europe Late To Work

How An Electricity Dispute in Kosovo Made People Across Europe Late To Work

How An Electricity Dispute in Kosovo Made People Across Europe Late To Work  Forbes There’s a Strange Reason Why Clocks Across Europe Are Running 6 Minutes Slow  ScienceAlert Millions of European Clocks Are Running up to 6 Minutes Slow  Atlas Obscura Full coverage Source link

Ireland refers landmark Polish extradition case to Europe's top court

Ireland refers landmark Polish extradition case to Europe's top court

Ireland’s High Court will request a ruling from the ECJ | Charles McQuillan/Getty Images Polish judiciary‚Äôs lack of independence jeopardizes the validity of European Arrest Warrants, Irish High Court justice says. By Michelle Stoddart 3/13/18, 11:40 AM CET A High Court judge in Ireland referred a Polish extradition case to the European Court of Justice […]

Russian spy: Russia demand nerve agent sample from UK

Russian spy: Russia demand nerve agent sample from UK

Media captionBoris Johnson: “We are giving Russia until midnight to explain” Russia will not co-operate with the UK’s inquiry into how an ex-spy and his daughter were poisoned until it has been given a sample of the substance used, its foreign minister has said. Sergei Lavrov added that claims of Russian involvement were “rubbish”. UK […]

Afrin: Turkish forces ‘encircle’ Syrian Kurdish city

Afrin: Turkish forces ‘encircle’ Syrian Kurdish city

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Syrian rebel fighters are supporting Turkish troops in the offensive on Afrin The Turkish military says it has surrounded the Kurdish-held city of Afrin in northern Syria, the focus of an offensive against a Kurdish militia. A statement said troops and allied Syrian rebels had also captured “critically important areas”. […]

Bertrand Cantat: Killer rock star pulls out of French festivals

Bertrand Cantat: Killer rock star pulls out of French festivals

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Bertrand Cantat served four years in a Lithuanian prison for the murder of his girlfriend A French rock star who was jailed for murdering his former girlfriend has pulled out of a string of festival appearances after facing a backlash. Bertrand Cantat was sentenced to eight years for beating actress […]

Spanish boy Gabriel Cruz ‘strangled’ on the day he went missing

Spanish boy Gabriel Cruz ‘strangled’ on the day he went missing

Image copyright AFP Image caption Gabriel Cruz went missing in the southern Spanish province of Almeria on 27 February An eight-year-old boy, whose disappearance received nationwide attention in Spain, was strangled on the same day he went missing, local media quote an autopsy as saying. The body of a Gabriel Cruz was found in the […]

Brexit: Jean-Claude Juncker says UK will ‘regret’ decision

Brexit: Jean-Claude Juncker says UK will ‘regret’ decision

Media captionJuncker tells UKIP MEPs: You’ll regret Brexit The UK will come to “regret” the decision to leave the EU, European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has warned. Addressing the European Parliament, Mr Juncker was cheered by Eurosceptic MEPs as he noted the UK’s departure was due on 29 March, 2019. In response he said the […]