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Euro cities jockey for clearing houses after Brexit vote

2016-06-30 18:17

Well over €1trn worth of financial transactions a year are at stake as European leaders eye London's clearing houses after Britain's vote to leave the EU.

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WATCH: What Brexit means for imported goods and services

South African political economy analyst Daniel Silke weighs in on Britain's exit from the EU, after the Brexit referendum was narrowly, and somewhat surprisingly, won by the 'leave' campaign. How exactly will this affect foreign and local markets? Watch.

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Is there a better sounding car than the Ferrari F12tdf?

6.2-litre V12 engine , 0-100km/h in 2.9 seconds, 574kW/705Nm and a red-line at 8900r/min: those are the numbers that define the Ferrari F12tdf. Watch it in action at the recent Gumball3000.

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EU warns Thailand over illegal fishing

2016-06-08 06:27

The EU warned Thailand to take 'swift and determined' action against illegal fishing, or risk a European ban on its fish exports.

NATO chief warns of Brexit 'instability'

2016-06-07 05:27

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says both the alliance and the EU were stronger with Britain inside, and warned that a 'Brexit' could cause instability.

ISIS leader urges attacks in Europe and US

2016-05-22 20:00

An ISIS spokesperson has urged sympathisers in Europe and the US to launch attacks on civilians there, if they are unable to travel to the group's self-declared caliphate in Syria and Iraq.

Risk of Zika in Europe is low

2016-05-18 18:59

The World Health Organization says the risk of a Zika outbreak across Europe is 'low to moderate.'

NATO alliance gets new supreme commander

2016-05-04 22:04

NATO has a new supreme allied commander, the former top American general in Korea who has said the Western alliance must stand up to the Russians.

Simpson wins as SA race drivers star abroad

2016-04-18 11:31

7 South African racers took to the track in overseas competition, but it was Stephen Simpson who took victory at the IMSA Prototype Challenge in Long Beach California.

Well done Sheldon! SA teen kicks off Euro racing career

2016-03-07 08:23

'I am extremely excited to start my European motorsport career,' says SA youngster Sheldon van der Linde who will compete in the 2016 Audi Sport TT Cup.

 

Brexit vote sparks fight over EU medicines agency

2016-06-25 10:42

Britain's vote to leave the European Union has triggered a battle among other member states to take over the hosting of the European Medicines Agency.

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Brexit: 'We're in no-man's land' - expert

South African political economy analyst Daniel Silke weighs in on Britain's exit from the EU, after the Brexit referendum was narrowly, and somewhat surprisingly, won by the 'leave' campaign. How exactly will this affect foreign and local markets? Watch.

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Nobel laureates urge UK voters to remain in EU

2016-06-12 07:19

A group of 13 Nobel laureates have urged UK voters to remain in the European Union, warning that Britain will lose funding, global influence and access to expertise if the nation votes to leave.

NATO launches first military drills in Poland

2016-06-07 21:24

Around 31 000 troops from 24 nations are participating in land, sea and air exercises amid growing concerns about Russia.

European bouquet incomplete without English rose

2016-05-25 19:00

Dutch King Willem-Alexander has used a speech to the European Parliament to make a plea for unity less than a month before Britain's referendum on whether to remain in the 28-nation bloc.

Macedonia postpones June polls

2016-05-19 06:15

Crisis-hit Macedonia has postponed elections due next month, after the European Union called on Skopje to delay the polls to ensure they could take place freely and fairly.

Police concerned jihadists mixing with migrants

2016-05-17 22:00

Interpol and its European counterpart has warned of growing concerns that radical Islamists could be using illegal people smuggling networks to sneak into Europe.

European stock markets hold steady at open

2016-04-27 11:15

Europe's main stock markets have steadied at the open, as investors await the outcome of the US Federal Reserve's latest interest rate meeting.

Brexit would be a 'catastrophe' says Finn

2016-04-14 22:34

Finland's eurosceptic foreign minister says he hoped Britain will remain in the European Union and that a British decision to leave would be a 'catastrophe for Europe.'

NGOs sue Monsanto, EU food safety watchdog over pesticide

2016-03-02 18:30

A group of European NGOs have sued agri-giant Monsanto and the EU's food safety watchdog for allegedly distorting scientific data on the carcinogenic effects of controversial weedkiller glyphosate.

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