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Oil down on rising US supplies, Europe data – Huffington Post

BANGKOK — Oil prices were pushed lower Thursday by higher-than-expected U.S. crude inventories and disappointing industrial production in Europe. Benchmark oil for April delivery was down 24 cents to $92.28 per barrel at midday Bangkok time in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract fell 2 cents to close $92.52 on the […]

Europe Seeks Update of Law on Fliers’ Rights – New York Times

And that is the rub of the European Union’s proposal, which is meant to clarify air travelers’ rights to aid and compensation when flights are delayed or canceled — as happens tens of thousands of time a year. The proposed changes would also seek tougher oversight and enforcement of airlines’ compliance with the law. “It […]

Kindle Fire HD 8.9 launched in Europe and Japan, gets permanent price cut in … – Engadget

Amazon Launches Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ in Europe and Japan; Introduces New, Lower Price Largest-display, highest-resolution version of Amazon’s best-selling tablet now available in Europe and Japan New, lower price for Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ in the US – starting at just $269 for Wi-Fi and $399 for 4G SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 13, 2013– (NASDAQ: AMZN) […]

Europe Seeks Update of Law on Fliers’ Rights – New York Times

And that is the rub of the European Union’s proposal, which is meant to clarify air travelers’ rights to aid and compensation when flights are delayed or canceled — as happens tens of thousands of time a year. The proposed changes would also seek tougher oversight and enforcement of airlines’ compliance with the law. “It […]

Amazon cuts Kindle Fire HD 8.9 price, sends it to Europe, Japan – CNET

Amazon cuts Kindle Fire HD 8.9 price, sends it to Europe, Japan – CNET

Amazon is launching its Kindle Fire HD 8.9 in Europe and Japan today, which means a lower price for the tablet in the U.S., the company announced. In the U.S., the Wi-Fi version now starts at $269 and the 4G device starts at $399. Customers in the U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, and Japan can […]

Europe Hit By Heavy Snow, Slows Trains, Flights, Roads – Huffington Post

PARIS — Snow-choked European cities are struggling to get planes, trains and roads moving again after a surprisingly intense, late-season storm. A few flights were canceled Wednesday and many were facing long delays at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports and the Frankfurt Airport. Eurostar train service under the English Channel resumed Wednesday after […]

EUROPE MARKETS: Italy Auction, Data Weigh On Europe Stocks – Fox Business

MADRID –  European stock ended mostly lower Wednesday as investors moved to cash in on recent gains, while weaker-than-expected manufacturing data and a rise in Italian borrowing costs weighed on sentiment. ASM International NV, Commerzbank AG and Inditex SA were among the biggest decliners. The Stoxx Europe 600 index shed 0.05 point, or less than […]

Europe to Contract as Much as 1.5%, El-Erian Says: Tom Keene – Bloomberg

Europe to Contract as Much as 1.5%, El-Erian Says: Tom Keene – Bloomberg

Europe may contract 1 percent to 1.5 percent in the next 12 months with the private sector unable to borrow and austerity policies limiting growth, according to Pacific Investment Management Co.’s Mohamed El-Erian. “The private sector is still starved for credit,” El- Erian, the chief executive officer of the world’s largest manager of bond funds, […]

Europe Seeks Update of Law on Fliers’ Rights – New York Times

But the proposal is not completely pro-passenger. As announced in Brussels by the European Union transport commissioner, Siim Kallas, it would also significantly roll back airlines’ obligations to passengers who wind up stranded for extended periods because of extraordinary events like the Icelandic volcano eruption three years ago that grounded more than 100,000 flights across […]

Snow disrupts travellers across Europe – video – The Guardian

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