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Under Half Of Europe's Biggest Companies Track Climate Change In Annual Reports – CleanTechnica

Under Half Of Europe's Biggest Companies Track Climate Change In Annual Reports – CleanTechnica

December 4th, 2018 by Joshua S Hill  A new report published last week has shown that only 44% of Europe’s largest companies track the business impact of climate change and environmental challenges in their annual reports. The new report, entitled First Steps: Corporate climate & environmental disclosure […]

Market rally reaches Wall Street after US-China trade war truce – Financial Times

Market rally reaches Wall Street after US-China trade war truce – Financial Times

A global stock rally reached Wall Street on Monday, as investors breathed a sigh of relief that Washington and Beijing had refrained from escalating their trade war at the G20 talks. The market rise was particularly pronounced in technology and automotive stocks, which had been beaten down for months amid fears that US-China brinkmanship over […]

Hopes for second Brexit referendum reach fever pitch – The Straits Times

Hopes for second Brexit referendum reach fever pitch – The Straits Times

LONDON • Hopes for a second referendum on European Union membership are rising in Britain, amid heightened uncertainty over Brexit. However, big hurdles remain – from the timing to legal complexities on both sides of the English Channel. Prime Minister Theresa May is struggling to convince British lawmakers to back her Brexit deal – formally […]

This Is How Europe Dealt With Migration – The National Interest Online

This Is How Europe Dealt With Migration – The National Interest Online

Since 2009, 3.4 million irregular migrants—asylum seekers or economic migrants entering without a visa or confirmed asylum status—entered the European Union. They arrived on flimsy boats by sea or crossed land borders. As numbers peaked in 2015, some EU leaders and observers worried that the migration crisis was an existential threat to the EU itself. […]

Northern Ireland's electricity prices 'still among lowest in Europe' says utility report – The Irish News

Northern Ireland's electricity prices 'still among lowest in Europe' says utility report – The Irish News

Gary McDonald Business Editor 01 December, 2018 01:00 ELECTRICITY prices in Northern Ireland for both domestic and industrial customers rank among the lowest in Europe, a report from the Utility Regulator has revealed. The market barometer, covering the July to September quarter, shows that domestic customers in the north paid an average 14.6 pence per […]

Speech: A world beyond Europe, a time beyond Brexit – GOV.UK

Speech: A world beyond Europe, a time beyond Brexit – GOV.UK

It’s a pleasure to be here this morning at the Royal Portbury Dock. As MP for North Somerset, as well as Secretary of State for International Trade, it’s fair to say I have a significant interest in the success of a venture that supports more than 500 jobs in my constituency. And I can’t help […]

New HIV diagnoses have hit a record high in Eastern Europe – Quartz

New HIV diagnoses have hit a record high in Eastern Europe – Quartz

The United Nations has ambitious plans to end the global AIDS epidemic. Eastern Europe could be one of the plan’s biggest problems. A new report (pdf) by the World Health Organization (WHO) shows that the rate of new HIV diagnoses in that region (which includes Eastern Europe and Central Asia) recorded more than 130,000 new diagnoses in […]

Dundee street valium crisis: The highest rate of drug deaths in Europe – BBC News

Dundee street valium crisis: The highest rate of drug deaths in Europe – BBC News

In Dundee, a person dies from taking drugs every single week. Fake valium pills, also called “street valium”, are contributing to the crisis. As Scotland launches its first drugs strategy for a decade, BBC Scotland editor Sarah Smith speaks to friends and families of victims. Source link

Silicon Valley start-up Surf Air retreats from Europe as it puts arm into liquidation – Telegraph.co.uk

Silicon Valley start-up Surf Air retreats from Europe as it puts arm into liquidation – Telegraph.co.uk

Surf Air has placed its European arm into liquidation less than two years after launching in the region, in a blow to the airline start-up’s ambitions outside the US.  Surf Air, which is headquartered in Santa Monica, had not posted anything on its website declaring the business was no longer operational, but removed all European cities […]

European stocks weighed by trade worries, regional politics – MarketWatch

European stocks weighed by trade worries, regional politics – MarketWatch

European stocks were in the red on Tuesday, with trade tensions between the U.S. and China and regional politics steering investors away from equities, moves that were in step with global markets. How are the markets performing? The Stoxx Europe 600 […]