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US tech giants the new robber barons? Europe turns on Facebook, Google

2017-11-19 15:00

They have revolutionised the way we live, but are US tech giants the new robber barons of the 21st century, banking billions in profit while short-changing the public by paying only a pittance in tax?

Crash tests: Here's how the SA-bound VW T-Roc, new Polo and Opel Crossland X perform

2017-11-08 15:00

Euro NCAP has published its latest safety ratings of eight new vehicles. Find out how the SA-bound Volkswagen T-Roc, new Polo and Opel's Crossland X perform!

Car-sharing means fewer cars, busier roads - study

2017-09-11 19:28

A boom in car-sharing could slash the number of vehicles on European roads by 80 million by 2030, a study predicts.

'Low-cost terror' is a new reality for Europeans

2017-08-19 10:29

Vehicle attacks of the sort seen in Barcelona are easy to organise and difficult to stop and have become part of a new reality for Europeans, experts say.

US, Europeans push UN for action over Iran rocket launch

2017-08-03 12:24

The United States, backed by France, Britain and Germany is pushing for action at the UN Security Council following Iran's launch of a satellite rocket.

Stelvio Pass, Route 500... 5 great roads for a European road trip

2017-07-25 10:53

Did you know that the first road trip by a car took place in Germany? We list some of the best routes for a European road trip.

NATO battalions ready to deter Russia

2017-06-29 22:35

Four international battalions stationed in eastern Europe are now ready to respond to any Russian "aggression".

European equities dip as oil steadies

2017-06-25 11:31

Europe's main stock markets have retreated following mixed economic data, while oil prices stabilised and the tech-rich Nasdaq advanced on Wall Street.

Ascendis Health gets ball rolling in Europe

2017-06-05 13:35

Ascendis Health has finalised a number of European acquisitions in recent months which are expected to boost profit margins in 2018.

Ethical leadership needed more than ever in a diverse Europe

2017-05-23 05:00

Emmanuel Macron's success in the French presidential election represents a move away from the conservative, right-wing wave that has swept over many parts of the world, says Kurt April.

 

oBike to roll out bike sharing model in 10 more countries

2017-11-13 18:29

Dock-less bike sharing platform oBike is is launching in ten further countries as part of its growth plans.

Europe's growth opportunities post German election

2017-09-26 19:01

Of concern for Germany is the recent strength of the euro, given the country’s export-led economy.

WATCH: See which cars pass the latest round of Euro crash tests

2017-09-07 12:14

Euro NCAP has released safety ratings for nine new cars including the Ford Fiesta, Mazda CX-5 and Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet.

Africa's richest man to invest up to $50bn in US, Europe

2017-08-17 09:33

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, plans to invest $20bn to $50bn in the US and Europe by 2025 in industries including renewable energy and petrochemicals.

Freeze punk, adrenaline pumping police motorcycle chases

2017-07-25 12:41

Criminals fleeing the scene, a high-speed pursuit, dangerous speeds... there's something gripping about a police chase. Check out this intense compilation of police motorcycle chases.

Europe horse meat scam revealed

2017-07-16 20:29

Authorities have arrested at least 66 people in a European food scam which sold horse meat unfit for human consumption.

Draghi: Stimulus could be scaled back if economy improves

2017-06-27 17:33

European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says the bank's stimulus efforts need to be "persistent" even as the economy recovers and that any scaling back of support has to come gradually.

Merkel slaps down May on Brexit talks

2017-06-22 21:31

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has insisted that the EU's future took priority over Brexit talks as Prime Minister Theresa May met European leaders.

Macron hosts Putin as Merkel insists Europe must assert itself

2017-05-29 11:58

French President Emmanuel Macron will give Russia’s Vladimir Putin a tour of the royal palace at Versailles near Paris, following up his debut at the G7 meeting.

Air Zimbabwe banned from Europe... so is it safe for Mugabe to use?

2017-05-17 13:02

Bad news for Zimbabwe's national airline which is headed by President Robert Mugabe's son-in-law: It has just been barred from flying to Europe over safety concerns.

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