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SiriusXM's Acquisition of Pandora Approved in Europe, Where Neither Service Is Available

SiriusXM's Acquisition of Pandora Approved in Europe, Where Neither Service Is Available

SiriusXM’s announcement in September that it agreed to acquire Pandora in a deal worth some $3.5 billion in stock was big news for the digital audio world, with the conglomerate creating an industry-leading company with more than $7 billion in expected revenue. Indeed, the combined company has a big footprint in the digital audio space, […]

For migrants abused in Libya, Europe extends a thin lifeline

For migrants abused in Libya, Europe extends a thin lifeline

Europe is the goal. But many African migrants’ journeys stop short in Libyan detention camps, rife with abuse and even enslavement. Nearly 56,000 asylum seekers have registered with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees in Libya. Today, through a fledgling program called the Emergency Transit Mechanism, the UNHCR has airlifted some 1,850 out of the […]

European markets higher amid Brexit turmoil; Renault shares slip 5%

European markets higher amid Brexit turmoil; Renault shares slip 5%

The pan-European Stoxx 600 was up around 0.6 percent shortly after the opening bell, with all sectors and major bourses in positive territory. Europe’s basic resources sector led the sectoral gains Monday morning, up around 1 percent amid conflicting signals over global trade tensions. President Donald Trump said Friday that Washington could be prepared to […]

Emmanuel Macron calls for unified Europe in Bundestag address

Emmanuel Macron calls for unified Europe in Bundestag address

French President Emmanuel Macron told German lawmakers on Sunday that it was up to France and Germany to build a modern, efficient, democratic Europe fit for the future. In a speech to the Bundestag to mark Germany’s Day of Mourning for those killed in war, Macron said that Germany and France had overcome 200 years of “merciless wars” to […]

American travel to Europe this holiday season up 23 percent

American travel to Europe this holiday season up 23 percent

Lisbon, Portugal is enjoying explosive growth among American travelers, registering more than 100 percent growth in travel for this holiday season.  That’s according to a new report from insurance provider Allianz Global Assistance, which looked at where US holidaymakers are headed this season.  Overall, total ticket purchases to Europe from Thanksgiving through to New Year’s Day are […]

Mary Fitzgerald: 'Europe needs to see lessons of past to quell voices of anti-immigration'

Mary Fitzgerald: 'Europe needs to see lessons of past to quell voices of anti-immigration'

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez. Photo: AP Mary Fitzgerald: ‘Europe needs to see lessons of past to quell voices of anti-immigration’ Independent.ie France has never styled itself as a nation of immigrants. Instead, it has emphasised assimilation over the US model of multiculturalism. https://www.independent.ie/world-news/europe/mary-fitzgerald-europe-needs-to-see-lessons-of-past-to-quell-voices-of-antiimmigration-37537454.html https://www.independent.ie/world-news/article37537784.ece/ab2a6/AUTOCROP/h342/ipanews_6ce4a931-1970-4f61-95ab-b3ded4b41bee_embedded238643153 Email France has never styled itself as a nation of […]

European markets higher as sterling stabilizes after Brexit drama; Vivendi shares rise 5%

European markets higher as sterling stabilizes after Brexit drama; Vivendi shares rise 5%

Market focus is largely attuned to Brexit developments, amid heightened fears the country could soon crash out of the European Union without a divorce deal. The British pound suffered its biggest one-day loss against the euro since October 2016 on Thursday, as a flurry of resignations rocked the government of U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May. […]

European stocks sink 1.2 percent amid Brexit resignations; sterling tumbles

European stocks sink 1.2 percent amid Brexit resignations; sterling tumbles

Aside from Brexit, stocks in Asia saw market sentiment improve on reports that China has delivered a written response to U.S. trade demands. U.S. government sources told Reuters on Wednesday that China had sent a response to U.S. demands on the ongoing trade negotiation, giving hopes to investors that the two sides might bring an […]

Taking hydrogen mobility forward in Europe

Taking hydrogen mobility forward in Europe

What should come first – the car or the filling station? Enterprising hydrogen mobility partners are tackling both at once. In the drive to decarbonise Europe’s transport sector, fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) offer crucial benefits. For one, their fuel – hydrogen – can be generated from a wide variety of local renewable energy sources, […]

The Best Ski Spots in Europe

The Best Ski Spots in Europe

Skiing goes way back, probably thousands of years, as a way for people to travel on snow. But skiing as a sport can be credited to the Norwegians, who held the first skiing and ski jump competitions in the 1800s. In Europe, once city-dwellers could easily reach Alpine villages by train, ski resorts were born. The […]

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