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Europe battles worst snowfall in decades – BBC News

Europe battles worst snowfall in decades – BBC News

Heavy snowfall has caused travel disruption and resulted in at least two dozen deaths in the past few weeks. This video has been optimised for mobile viewing on the BBC News app. The BBC News app is available from the Apple App Store for iPhone and Google Play Store for Android. Source link

European markets rise on China’s economic pledge – MarketWatch

European markets rise on China’s economic pledge – MarketWatch

European markets were mostly in the green on Tuesday, after Chinese government officials outlined plans to boost the country’s sluggish economy. In the U.K., politicians are preparing to vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s contentious agreement for leaving the European Union in March. How are the markets trading? Most of Europe’s major indexes were up […]

European banks falling behind US on tech innovation, Finastra CEO says – CNBC

European banks falling behind US on tech innovation, Finastra CEO says – CNBC

European banks are lagging behind the U.S. when it comes to embracing technology, according the CEO of leading fintech (financial technology) firm Finastra. The firm works with 45 of the world’s top 50 banks and has revenues in excess of $2 billion. Chief Executive Simon Paris told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe” on Monday that U.S. […]

UK weather: Europe’s freeze to hit Britain with heavy snow next week | Daily Star – Daily Star

UK weather: Europe’s freeze to hit Britain with heavy snow next week | Daily Star – Daily Star

The mild and fairly settled winter Britain has enjoyed thus far is set to come to a dramatic end next week as “significant change” in on the way, according to forecasters. The freezing air that has brought vast levels of snowfall not seen for 30 years to Europe is on course to engulf the UK […]

Farm and food sectors say crashing out of Europe 'catastrophic' – The Times

Farm and food sectors say crashing out of Europe 'catastrophic' – The Times

Scottish business leaders from across the farming and food and drink industries have called on politicians to avoid a no-deal Brexit. In an open joint letter, chief executives from seven bodies representing the sectors suggest such a scenario would cost the industry about £2bn in lost sales annually. MPs will vote on Theresa May’s deal […]

Snow brings parts of Europe to a standstill – Radio New Zealand

Snow brings parts of Europe to a standstill – Radio New Zealand

Heavy snowfalls have claimed several lives and brought chaos to parts of Germany and Sweden, leaving roads blocked, trains halted and schools shut. Rail services have been affected across Europe, including Berchtesgaden, in southern Germany. Photo: AFP The Red Cross helped drivers stuck on a motorway in the southern German state of Bavaria and a […]

Europe shares close mixed with Brexit and the Fed in focus; Taylor Wimpey up 4.8% – CNBC

Europe shares close mixed with Brexit and the Fed in focus; Taylor Wimpey up 4.8% – CNBC

The pan-European Stoxx 600 was basically flat at the end of the session, with sectors and bourses pointing in different directions. Autos were the worst performing sector, as former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn was indicted on two new charges of financial misconduct. Shares of Renault, which Ghosn still heads, fell 2.2 percent as Reuters […]

Europe weather: Shocking chart shows HUGE snow cloud DUMP piles of snow across continent – Express.co.uk

Europe weather: Shocking chart shows HUGE snow cloud DUMP piles of snow across continent – Express.co.uk

A shocking WXCharts graphic has mapped the passage of a huge cloud of snow set to barrel through Europe over the next four days. Switzerland, Germany and northern Italy are on track to be hit with heavy snowfalls brought forward by a large area of low pressure travelling down from the North Sea. The continent […]

Europe Settles Some Tax Scores – Wall Street Journal

Europe Settles Some Tax Scores – Wall Street Journal

Jan. 9, 2019 7:17 p.m. ET Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto Americans are used to debating the impact of tax policy on economic growth, so it might come as a surprise (or not) that the European Union is far behind the curve in this regard. New research helping Brussels fill that gap is a breath of fresh […]

European stocks move higher as China-US trade talks wrap up – CNBC

European stocks move higher as China-US trade talks wrap up – CNBC

The pan-European Stoxx 600 was up by 0.6 percent with every sector in positive territory. Autos and Basis Resources were the best performing sectors in early deals on the back of hopes of a trade agreement between Beijing and Washington. U.S. and Chinese officials prolonged their trade talks into a third day amid some progress […]

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