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Europe's car market grew by a measly 1.2% in 2019

2020-01-16 15:44

The European auto market grew by 1.2% in 2019, with a push in December raising the total number of sales to 15.3-million vehicles, sector association ACEA said.

How SA’s stepping up as a forex hub and what that means for investors

2019-12-18 10:12

With an average turnover of $6.6 trillion per day in April 2019, the forex market is the largest and most liquid financial market in the world. Read more on how SA is stepping up as a forex hub.

Brexit? New referendum? What's at stake in UK vote

2019-12-09 16:50

Britain is voting in a crucial general election that will determine whether the country leaves the European Union next month or sets out a path to potentially reverse Brexit.

What next after British MPs refused to back latest Brexit deal?

2019-10-20 07:52

British MPs have again ruptured the Brexit process by withholding their support for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new divorce deal with the European Union.

Hundreds arrested as European police net huge haul of synthetic drugs worth millions

2019-10-11 17:05

European police seized drugs worth 85m euros and arrested hundreds of suspects during a continent-wide sweep last month, Europol announced.

Over half of endemic trees risk extinction in Europe

2019-09-27 14:22

More than half of Europe's endemic tree species, including the horse-chestnut, risk extinction, conservationists warn, blaming invasive species, unsustainable logging and urban development for their decline.

What is Boris Johnson doing in Germany and France?

2019-08-22 15:20

There were cries of "Stop Brexit" from the crowd gathered in Berlin afternoon, as UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson met German Chancellor Angela Merkel and sat awkwardly as the band selected for the occasion struck up the two nations' anthems.

Europe's ties with Africa must change - Ghana president

2019-07-12 19:45

Africa must change its relationship with Europe if it wants to become self-reliant and exploit rich resources that could transform the continent, Ghana's president said.

Europe sizzles on sixth day of deadly heatwave

2019-06-29 19:24

Europe sweltered Saturday on the sixth day of a widespread, deadly heatwave that has fuelled record-breaking temperatures, huge blazes and pollution peaks.

Cataluyna MotoGP: Marquez stretches championship lead

2019-06-18 08:41

Spain's Marc Marquez, on a Honda, stretched his lead atop the standings after streaking to victory in Sunday's Catalan MotoGP.

 

Death toll in Europe from storm rises to eight

2019-12-22 08:39

The death toll from a storm that battered Spain, Portugal and France rose to eight on Saturday as the region braced for more violent winds and heavy rain.

Asian markets struggle for traction, European markets rise at start of trade

2019-12-16 12:20

Asian investors gave a cool welcome to the China-US trade agreement, with observers saying they were still waiting for details, while the pound built on gains after the win for Boris Johnson.

Huawei, barred in US, offers app inducements in Europe

2019-11-06 21:03

Blacklisted in the United States, Chinese telecoms group Huawei is on a charm offensive at Europe's biggest tech gathering, wooing app developers to embrace its own operating ecosystem.

Rise in trafficking of Ivorian women, girls to Europe

2019-10-18 17:47

An increasing number of women and girls from Ivory Coast are being trafficked to Northern Africa and Europe, the International Organization for Migration warns.

WATCH: US wins backing for tariffs on Europe

2019-10-03 21:31

The United States won approval on Wednesday to slap import tariffs on $7.5bn worth of European goods over illegal EU subsidies handed to Airbus, threatening to trigger a tit-for-tat transatlantic trade war as the global economy falters.

SEE: Need a car to protect your family? Here are some of the safest budget cars in SA

2019-08-26 15:00

In the market for a new family car? Want a safe vehicle for your child? We take a look at some of the safest budget cars in South Africa.

The Iron Curtain: 5 things to know

2019-08-17 10:03

The Iron Curtain was at first an ideological and then a physical separation of communist Eastern Europe from the West from the 1940s after World War II.

VW has sold over 250 000 commercial vehicles in 2019 so far

2019-07-12 09:15

Volkswagen commercial vehicles has delivered 259 400 Transporter, Caddy, Amarok and Crafter models to customers all over the world from January until June this year with the Africa region seeing an increase of over 40% in sales.

Health warnings and speed limits as Europe bakes in heatwave

2019-06-25 22:31

As Europe sizzled Tuesday at the start of a heatwave tipped to break records, drivers on Germany's famously speedy motorways were ordered to slow down and fans at the women's World Cup were showered in health warnings.

Renault and French govt trade blame over failed Fiat deal

2019-06-13 16:57

French officials rejected any blame for the abandoned tie-up of Renault and the US-Italian automaker Fiat Chrysler.

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