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Europe Should Help the UK to Cancel Brexit

Europe Should Help the UK to Cancel Brexit

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s meeting on Friday with President Emmanuel Macron of France is part of a wider effort to sell her Chequers plan for Brexit to European Union heads of government – and to loosen the grip of Michel Barnier, the unyielding civil servant who’s conducting the negotiations on their behalf. Her campaign […]

Travelling Europe by rail: The 18-year-olds with a free ticket

Travelling Europe by rail: The 18-year-olds with a free ticket

Image copyright Emily Wyman Image caption The DiscoverEU scheme is part of an EU effort to tackle “misinformation about Europe” This summer, 1,900 British 18-year-olds will be travelling across Europe without having to spend a penny on travel. The lucky teenagers – who are among 15,000 winners from across the continent – entered an online […]

All-time records almost fall on day of scorching sun across Europe

All-time records almost fall on day of scorching sun across Europe

Portugal and Spain endured scorching sunshine on a day which seriously threatened to break a 30-year European heat record. The mercury hit an eye-watering 46.6C (115.9F) in the Spanish town of El Granado at 4pm, falling just 0.3C (32.5F) shy of a national high and 1.4C (34.5F) away from a continental record. Athens in Greece […]

Heatwave in Europe set to push up UK food prices

Heatwave in Europe set to push up UK food prices

The ongoing heatwave is starting to burn a hole in Britons’ pockets, as higher food prices linked to scorched harvests across Europe reach shops and restaurants. “Today I am selling a box of broccoli for £8 but by Monday that could have doubled,” says Paul Murphy, a director of Yes Chef,based at London’s New Covent […]

European markets set for positive open following BOE hike and Apple at $1 trillion

European markets set for positive open following BOE hike and Apple at $1 trillion

Stocks in Europe are set to begin Friday’s trade higher by a comfortable margin following an interest rate rise by the Bank of England and technology giant Apple‘s valuation hitting $1 trillion the previous day. The German DAX is set to rise the most at the open, seen 48 points higher at 12,585. Meanwhile, the […]

European stocks lower on trade woes; Bank of England hikees rates

European stocks lower on trade woes; Bank of England hikees rates

The pan-European Stoxx 600 was down by 0.9 percent with almost every sector in the red. Basic resources dropped 3.2 percent and auto stocks fell as much as 2 percent on the back of trade concerns. Overnight, President Donald Trump’s administration sought to push China harder on trade by suggesting that it could increase import […]

Three hackers arrested in Europe in connection with tens of millions of dollars in losses

Three hackers arrested in Europe in connection with tens of millions of dollars in losses

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Three people associated with the hacking group FIN7, also known as Carbanak, have been arrested in Europe and are in custody, the United States said in a court filing. A man poses inside a server room at an IT company in this June 19, 2017 illustration photo. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/Illustration The three, Fedir […]

Heatwave warning for Brits in southern Spain as experts predict Europe could see HOTTEST EVER day with …

Heatwave warning for Brits in southern Spain as experts predict Europe could see HOTTEST EVER day with …

BRITS across mainland Europe’s Mediterranean coast have been warned to take extra care as the continental heatwave threatens temperatures in the high 40s. Europe is set to experience its hottest day ever as Spain and Portugal look likely to reach 48C later this week. Europe is set to experience its hottest day ever as Spain […]

Europe markets seen slightly lower ahead of big day for data and earnings

Europe markets seen slightly lower ahead of big day for data and earnings

Major European bourses are set to open in the red by a slim margin on Tuesday ahead of a slew of data and corporate releases. The French CAC is seen down 14 points at 5,478. The German DAX is poised to open 12 points lower at 12,795, while the U.K. FTSE is seen 5 points […]

European stocks fall from 6-week high as trade, tech woes linger

European stocks fall from 6-week high as trade, tech woes linger

Stocks across Europe fell from a six-week high Monday, with brewer Heineken NV among shares losing ground after financial results, with troubles surrounding the technology sector and global trade weighing on markets before July trade wraps up this week. How markets are performing The Stoxx Europe 600 index […]