Europe


BMW, Merc, Ford, VW, Porsche & Audi join forces to keep their EVs charged

2016-11-30 09:52

More than five automakers will join forces to the highest-powered charging network in Europe.

Britain lost $1.5 trillion in household wealth since Brexit vote

2016-11-23 06:36

Britain lost $1.5 trillion in household wealth in 2016, a blow caused by the pound's free-fall after the Brexit vote.

All set for Mars tryst

2016-10-18 18:01

Europe is poised to place a paddling pool-sized lander on Mars and a gas-sniffing craft in its orbit as part of a mission with Russia to scour the Red Planet for signs of life.

EU draws fire for allowing 'overfishing' of Baltic cod

2016-10-11 16:06

European Union ministers have agreed to cuts in Baltic cod catch quotas that fall well short of calls by scientists worried about the stock's eventual collapse.

European bank woes show financial risks - IMF

2016-10-05 19:14

European banks' weakness looms large as a threat to the global financial system, with thin margins and an unsafe share of poor quality loans, says the IMF.

Nearly 30 million cars in EU over emissions limit - study

2016-09-19 14:32

One year after Volkswagen's 'dieselgate' scandal, nearly 30 million cars on Europe's roads are still way over air-pollution limits, reports a European environment watchdog.

German army teaches Syrian refugees reconstruction skills

2016-09-01 21:42

Germany's military has started a pilot project to help Syrian refugees learn civil reconstruction skills, in hopes that they will eventually be able to help rebuild their homeland.

Poland: Germany wrong to criticise anti-migrant EU partners

2016-08-29 22:15

Poland has said German Chancellor Angela Merkel is wrong to criticise European Union partners who have been refusing to give refugee protection to Muslims.

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Data showed 59% 'leave' long before Brexit vote - analytics co

Positive mentions of political parties in the social media data captured and analysed in the weeks before the 2016 municipal elections, correctly identified the likely voting trends. This company also correctly predicted the Brexit vote. Watch.

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European banks back away from targets amid Brexit squeeze

2016-08-05 16:15

European banks have pushed back profitability targets so many times, the dates are now more placeholders than deadlines.

 

Europe air pollution fatal for many

2016-11-23 19:32

Almost nine out of 10 European city dwellers breathe air that is harmful to their health, though the continent's air quality is slowly improving.

'Money mules' arrested in Europe sting

2016-11-22 22:30

European and US law officials arrested at least 178 people in an international swoop against so-called "money mules" who helped launder millions of dollars.

Fears rise in Europe of jihadist influx if Iraq retakes Mosul

2016-10-18 16:22

Europe faces a new influx of Islamic State jihadists if Iraqi forces retake the group's stronghold Mosul, officials and analysts warn, adding to fears on a continent battered by a string of Islamist attacks.

Bayer chief: No Monsanto GM crops in Europe

2016-10-10 11:59

German chemicals firm Bayer says it would not introduce genetically modified crops in Europe after its gigantic takeover of US seed and pesticide producer Monsanto.

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Ryder Cup: Who were Team Europe's weak links?

Team USA regained the Ryder Cup from Team Europe for the first time since 2008 at the Hazeltine National Golf Club in Minnesota. Sport24's Garrin Lambley talks us through some of the highlights from the weekend. Watch.

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Merkel takes blame for German vote defeat, but holds course

2016-09-05 21:03

Chancellor Angela Merkel has taken a share of the responsibility for her conservatives' election defeat in the German state where she has her political base, but has strongly defended her migrant policy even as she vowed to win back voters' trust.

DJ Black Coffee ends his summer tour on high note in Europe

2016-08-30 18:00

The famous local DJ has ended his European summer tour.

Merkel rejects Muslim migrant ban, urges fair distribution

2016-08-28 21:39

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has slammed countries in Europe who say they won't take in Muslim refugees, a position that several eastern European governments have taken in response to the influx of migrants from the Islamic world.

Global stocks pressured by soft economic data

2016-08-14 11:41

European and Wall Street stocks have been under pressure as soft data from the US, China and the eurozone prompted mild profit-taking.

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A petrolhead's dream: 25 mountain passes, 9 cars, 5 days...

A group of car enthusiasts unleash performance cars along alpine passes in this cool video. The result? More than 3mins of awesome driving footage.

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