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 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:35:00 GMT Italy, not Turkey, is the biggest threat to European banks right now, strategist says - CNBC


Italy, not Turkey, is the biggest threat to European banks right now, strategist says
However, the real problem for Europe's banking industry is Italy and what happens in that country in the coming months, an analyst said Tuesday. "The issues in Italy… in the next three months are going to dictate the whole European banking narrative ...
Why Turkey's currency crisis is rattling Europe bank stocks and the euroMarketWatch
A chance to reset Europe's relations with TurkeyFinancial Times
Turkish economic shadow looms over Europe and beyondDeutsche Welle
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 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 15:45:04 GMT Europe closes under pressure as Turkey's deepening economic crisis sparks contagion fears; Bayer tanks 10.3% - CNBC


Europe closes under pressure as Turkey's deepening economic crisis sparks contagion fears; Bayer tanks 10.3%
European stocks failed to shrug off jitters by Monday's close, as Turkey's worsening economic crisis prompted investors to offload riskier equities and flee to safe-haven assets. The pan-European Stoxx 600 finished the session down 0.25 percent ...
US court's ruling raises questions for glyphosate in EuropePOLITICO.eu

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 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 23:05:00 GMT European firms 'unprepared' for 'no deal' Brexit warn EU business groups - City A.M.

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European firms 'unprepared' for 'no deal' Brexit warn EU business groups
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European firms are unprepared for a “no deal” Brexit, risking widespread economic damage on both sides of the Channel if the UK leaves the EU in a disorderly manner, European business groups have warned. A “no deal” scenario would have major ...
Brexit will ruin the lives of British citizens in Europe. We deserve a voteThe Guardian
EU WILL PAY: Brussels PANICS no-deal Brexit will hit Europe much HARDER than UKExpress.co.uk
Disorder, Deal or Dead End: How Will Brexit Play Out?Voice of America

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 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:03:21 GMT Germany handing out €600m benefits for kids in other EU states as citizens exploit rules - Express.co.uk


Germany handing out €600m benefits for kids in other EU states as citizens exploit rules
A finance ministry spokesman said: “In June 2018, child benefits were paid for 268,336 children living outside Germany in the European Union or the European Economic Area.” The figure represents a 10 percent increase from 2017, when 243,234 child ...

 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 18:48:24 GMT 'EU will be brushed aside' Italy promises to EJECT Merkel's EPP from European Parliament - Express.co.uk


'EU will be brushed aside' Italy promises to EJECT Merkel's EPP from European Parliament
The EPP, the largest party in the European Parliament since 1999 and in the European Council since 2002, is home to Germany's major centre-right parties such as Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its group leader Manfred Weber's ...

 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:01:42 GMT Anti-immigrant forces won a victory at the EU This is how immigrants will respond. - Washington Post

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Anti-immigrant forces won a victory at the EU This is how immigrants will respond.
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At the end of June, European leaders met at the European Union summit in Brussels and reached a tenuous agreement on migration. Notably, they agreed to send migrants rescued in the Mediterranean to voluntary “control centers” across the E.U.; made ...

 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 04:56:00 GMT Revealed: ExxonMobil's private dinner with Cyprus' top EU brass - EUobserver


Revealed: ExxonMobil's private dinner with Cyprus' top EU brass
The dinner, held in April, was confirmed by all parties - but only after EUobserver asked the European Commission for information about the meeting in an access to documents request. The commission's register of meetings had merely stated that ...

 Sun, 12 Aug 2018 16:32:23 GMT Merkel eyes reform of 'dysfunctional' EU migration agreement - Irish Times

Merkel eyes reform of 'dysfunctional' EU migration agreement
Irish Times
That hinged in turn, she said, on a pan-EU agreement for fairer burden-sharing to distribute refugees and others with a right to stay in Europe. “This is a common challenge for everyone – it can't depend on the geographic location of a certain country ...

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 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:49:03 GMT Europe must stand behind Canada or risk its own values - Financial Times

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Europe must stand behind Canada or risk its own values
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Yet the EU has been silent over the corruption and rights abuses. Furthermore, European leaders have turned a blind eye to Iran's support for terrorist movements, its interference in Syria and Yemen, and its stance on Israel. Defending the nuclear deal ...

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 Sat, 11 Aug 2018 17:14:45 GMT Merkel hails 'European solution' to migration in Spain - POLITICO.eu


Merkel hails 'European solution' to migration in Spain
BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel claimed her bid to firm up a “European solution” to the migration stand-off back home was bearing dividends, following a meeting with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez on Saturday. Europe's existing ...

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 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:33:00 +0200 Turkish President announces plan to boycott US electronics including iPhones
This follows a worsening of relations between the two countries, with the US imposing tariffs on Turkish metal exports last week.
 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:29:00 +0200 Cars set alight by youths during rampage across Sweden
Groups of youths in Sweden set fire to cars as they went on the rampage across the country.
 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:54:00 +0200 Aquarius: What options are left for the stranded migrant ship?
The rescue boat Aquarius, which was denied entry to Italy and Malta in June, is once again looking for a safe place to dock and France may be its only option.
 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:47:00 +0200 Spanish driver tests positive for every drug in test
Police stopped a car in northeastern Spain after its driver proved positive for all drugs in the test.
 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:28:00 +0200 Vienna is the world's most liveable city
Vienna ranks as the world’s most livable city according to an annual survey by The Economist Intelligence Unit. This is the first time a European city has topped these rankings. The Austrian capital knocked Melbourne, Australia from the top spot after seven years of holding the top rank.
 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:28:00 +0200 Could Turkey's row with the US push it towards Russia? | Euronews answers
As the lira plunges, President Erdogan says Turkey needs to look for 'new friends' because of long-standing differences with the US.
 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:07:00 +0200 'Apocalyptic scene' as highway bridge collapses in Italian city
An official warned "what seems like an immense tragedy" was unfolding.
 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 13:38:00 +0200 Isolated nations and 'lopsided' alliances 'add to frustration with EU'
The failure by EU countries to build coalitions with like-minded nations reduces their influence and adds to a sense of frustration with the bloc, a study says.
 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:24:00 +0200 Watch: Swiss mountaineer breaks speed record at Mont Blanc
Arnold climbed the rock face, which is known to be particularly dangerous, without any safety equipment.
 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:21:00 +0200 Italian bridge collapse 'an immense tragedy' — Transport Minister
Section of motorway fell to the ground.
 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:46:00 +0200 Eurozone growth better than expected
Euro zone growth was better than expected in the second quarter, flash estimates showed on Tuesday, in a sign that the negative effects of global trade tensions might be seen only later in the year.
 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:15:59 +0200 When is a German not a German? Identity re-emerges as a thorny issue
"I am a German when we win, but I am an immigrant when we lose," said Mesut Ă–zil, who recently quit the national soccer team, citing racism.
 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:08:00 +0200 Paris’ eco-friendly public urinals disgust locals
Parisians are disgusted by new public urinals. The bright red, eco-friendly, public toilet boxes contain an opening in the front and a floral display on top with straw, which in turn fertilisers the flowers. The project's designer has called them an “eco solution to public peeing.”
 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:16:16 +0200 Car crashes into barrier outside Britain's Parliament; pedestrians hurt
The incident happened at the same location as the March 2017 terror attack that killed five people.
 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 08:57:00 +0200 Car 'attack' outside UK parliament: what we know
A man has been detained on terror offences after a car crashed into barriers outside the Houses of Parliament this morning.
 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 08:49:00 +0200 Europe briefing:7 stories to know about today
All you need to know from Tuesday morning.
 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 08:19:00 +0200 Norwegian minister resigns over Iranian holiday with girlfriend
Minister accused of security breach by taking his government phone to Iran.
 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 07:36:00 +0200 The Qanon conspiracy is bizarre. The psychology of its followers is dangerous.
The fear that evil forces conspire to hurt good people is deeply rooted in the human psyche.
 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 07:31:00 +0200 Google tracks your every move
Google’s smartphone services store users’ locations even when privacy settings are adjusted to shut these features off, according to a report by the Associated Press.
 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 02:34:00 +0200 Religious ritual killed boy at N.M. compound, prosecutors say
Two other children were being trained to attack schools, law enforcement and banks, prosecutors allege.
 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:08:00 +0200 What is the White House Situation Room and why was Omarosa in it?
Recording devices are forbidden in the SITROOM, but Omarosa says she has a recording of Chief of Staff John Kelly firing her.
 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:32:00 +0200 Beach, mountains or fort — where did EU leaders holiday in 2018?
As many Europeans kicked back on their summer holidays, politicians too were in need of time to unwind and left their offices for a few days to recuperate from the stresses of the job.
 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 23:00:00 +0200 Trump snubs McCain at Fort Drum
The Arizona senator's name was featured on the defense bill the president signed today, but not in the president's remarks at the bill signing.
 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 22:48:00 +0200 Golden State Killer suspect charged with 13th murder
A professor tried to stop a man from abducting his daughter and may have become the Golden State Killer's first murder victim.
 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 20:19:00 +0200 Watch: Spectacular firework show lights up Geneva sky
As many as 400,000 spectators watched the 45-minute show, known as one of the best firework displays in the world.
 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 18:59:00 +0200 Disney casts straight actor Jack Whitehall in gay role, sparking debate
Social media users have been voicing their opinions as Disney cast heterosexual comedian Jack Whitehall as its first openly gay character in new film the Jungle Cruise.
 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 18:32:00 +0200 No talks but no war either says Iran's Khamenei
No talks but no war either says Iran's Khamenei
 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 18:26:00 +0200 Watch: Meteor shower lights up European skies
The "Perseids" meteor shower streaks across the skies each August, and are best seen in the Northern Hemisphere.
 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 18:21:00 +0200 Visiting Europe’s major cities has the same health impact as smoking 1 to 4 cigarettes
Spending a long weekend in one of Europe’s major cities might be enjoyable – but they can come with the same health impact as smoking one to four cigarettes.
 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 17:32:00 +0200 Brazen four-day Taliban assault on key city kills 120
The U.S. is helping Afghan forces as they scramble to keep control of Ghazni.
 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 15:59:00 +0200 A look at the European Championships results by population - who came in first?
The European Championships ended yesterday with Russia and Great Britain atop the medal standings. The 11-day event showcased 4,215 athletes from over 30 countries competing in dozens of events from golf to synchronized swimming, but how did the countries stack up based on population?
 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 15:50:00 +0200 Bayer shares plunge over weedkiller trial
Bayer shares plunged as much as 14 percent on Monday, losing about €12 billion in value, after newly acquired Monsanto was ordered to pay €250 million in damages in the first of possibly thousands of US lawsuits over alleged links between a weedkiller and cancer.
 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:59:00 +0200 Is Britain swept by Brexit regret? Euronews answers
Euronews' Vincent McAviney answers if the UK is regretting its decision to exit the EU.
 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 13:50:00 +0200 Watch: Herd of cows aid police to catch fleeing suspect
WATCH: A herd of cows helped police to catch an escaping suspect in Florida. The helicopter crew was able to use the cows to direct the police on the ground of the suspects' whereabouts.
 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 13:44:00 +0200 What happened in the German-Spanish migrant deal? Euronews answers
Euronews' correspondent tells you all you need to know about the Germany-Spain migrant deal.
 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 13:40:00 +0200 Solar panel car to go on sale in 2019
A German start-up is in the final stages of developing a charging system for an all-electric vehicle with solar panels to top up the battery as you drive.
 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 13:31:00 +0200 Watch: Tornadoes spotted off French and Spanish coasts
WATCH: Onlookers capture tornadoes forming off the coasts of Spain and France.
 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:56:00 +0200 Grieving mother whale abandons body of her dead calf after a heartbreaking weeks-long journey
An endangered Orca has finally abandoned the body of her dead calf after carrying it with her for more than two weeks.
 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:45:00 +0200 Iran's leader rejects Trump offer of talks
Ali Khamenei rejects Trump offer of talks on tougher nuclear deal
 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:06:00 +0200 Afghan forces fight to drive Taliban out of Ghazni
Afghan forces fight to drive Taliban out of Ghazni
 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 11:53:00 +0200 Trump policies 'destroying economic growth,' senior German official says
Europe will not support U.S. pressures against Iran amid international trade disputes, says German economy minister
 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 11:16:00 +0200 North and South Korean leaders to meet for third time
Push for what would be a third summit since April comes amid renewed worries surrounding a nuclear standoff between Washington and Pyongyang.
 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 10:23:00 +0200 "Unite the Right 2" takes place in Washington DC with small group of white nationalists
A year on from Charlottesville, a small group of about 20 white supremacists protested near the White House in Washington, DC on Sunday. They needed a police escort to keep them separate from the massive crowds of counter-protesters that showed up to drown them out.
 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 10:16:00 +0200 What's behind Turkey's lira crisis? | Euronews answers
The Turkish government has announced an action plan as the country's currency continues to slide, and an escalating row with the US threatens a full-blown economic crisis.
 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 10:03:00 +0200 Watch: Panic as 300 injured in Vigo platform collapse
Over 300 people were injured, five seriously, when a section of wooden platform collapsed at "O Marisquiño" festival of sport and urban culture in Vigo, northwestern Spain.
 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 09:47:00 +0200 Civilians caught in Syrian end game
Government forces seek to take final rebel stronghold
 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 09:45:00 +0200 Why are so many Italians against vaccines?
Critics say Italy's move to row back on making 10 vaccines mandatory for schoolchildren will take the country back to the Middle Ages. But what do people on the other side of the argument think and why does Italy have a growing anti-vaccine movement?
 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 09:11:00 +0200 White House struggles to name a single senior African-American working there
Kelly Anne Conway, a senior adviser to President Trump, could not name a single senior official working today in the West Wing who is African-American.
 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 08:29:00 +0200 Romania's diaspora lays claim to the country's future | View
Ex-pats have powered the Romanian economy, now they are insisting on their right to set the course for its future.
 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 07:52:00 +0200 North and South Korea leaders to meet in Pyongyang
North and South Korea to have agreed to hold a third summit in Pyongyang in September.