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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.

'Lone wolf' attacks rising and hard to track, Europol warns

2016-07-20 20:35

Europe is at major risk of so-called 'lone-wolf' terror attacks, its policing agency has warned, with the latest incidents showing 'how difficult it is to detect and disrupt suspects'.

European car sales slow as Brexit vote cuts confidence

2016-07-15 10:45

European car sales growth has slowed in June as the British vote on exiting the European Union weighed on business and consumer confidence.

End impunity for attacks on albinos, Euro MPs urge

2016-07-07 22:16

The European Parliament has called on African countries to end the impunity that surrounds the killing and persecution of albinos, especially in Malawi.

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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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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May to visit Merkel for talks on UK’s post-Brexit place

2016-07-18 15:26

UK Prime Minister Theresa May will visit German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she makes the case for Britain remaining a powerful player in the world after a Brexit vote.

Europeans worry migrants may increase terror threat - survey

2016-07-12 11:27

The refugee crisis and the threat of terrorism in Europe are very much related to one another in the minds of many Europeans, according to a survey conducted across the continent.

Why Brexit is bad for Nato and Europe's defence

2016-07-06 09:55

Britain's shock vote to leave the EU is bad news for Nato and for Europe's defence co-operation in general, experts said ahead of this week's Nato summit.

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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