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fDiIntelligence: Europe

  • Rostock mayor celebrates Baltic coast location
    Roland Methling, lord mayor of Rostock, tells Sebastian Shehadi about the city’s strategic location, established infrastructure and sectoral specialisms.
    - 27 days ago, 21 Feb 19, 11:42am -
  • Honda’s retreat a “bitter blow” for the UK
    UK business secretary Greg Clark expressed his disappointment with the Japanese carmaker's decision to shut its Swindon plant in 2021. Alex Irwin-Hunt reports
    - 29 days ago, 19 Feb 19, 8:08am -
  • Odessa revives its investment offering
    The Ukrainian port city of Odessa has turned the page on the tensions that erupted in 2014, and is newly crowded with visitors as local authorities upgrade its infrastructure and stir up SMEs. Yuri Bender reports. 
    - 34 days ago, 14 Feb 19, 7:00am -
  • Lithuania finance minister eyes leading 'technovation' role
    Vilius Sapoka, Lithuania’s minister of finance, tells Sebastian Shehadi about the country’s growing tech hub and burgeoning start-up scene, or ‘Litechnia’, as he calls it.
    - 34 days ago, 14 Feb 19, 7:00am -
  • Belarus economy minister looks to privatisation drive
    Dmitry Krutoy, the economy minister of Belarus, tells Jacopo Dettoni how a privatisation plan will transform the country and make it more attractive to investors.
    - 34 days ago, 14 Feb 19, 7:00am -
  • IPAs seek the bright side of Brexit
    Local investment promotion agencies are going the extra mile to emphasise that opportunities will remain within the UK regardless of how the country leaves the EU. Jacopo Dettoni reports.
    - 34 days ago, 14 Feb 19, 7:00am -
  • Bracing for Brexit: what now for the UK?
    As the UK nears the end of its rollercoaster ride to ‘take back control’ by leaving the EU, Jacopo Dettoni examines whether or not the country has a clear, workable vision of its future.
    - 34 days ago, 14 Feb 19, 7:00am -
  • Tourists and real estate investors home in on Porto
    ‘Discovered’ by tourists in recent years, Porto is welcoming records numbers of visitors and experiencing soaring rental and property prices. Sebastian Shehadi reports.
    - 35 days ago, 13 Feb 19, 10:35am -
  • Porto: from gloom to economic boom
    Reclaiming its role as a global city for business and tourism, Porto is witnessing rapid transformation and record highs as it pushes aside years of economic decline. Sebastian Shehadi reports.
    - 35 days ago, 13 Feb 19, 10:34am -
  • Porto mayor sees strength in clusters
    Rui Moreira, mayor of Porto, tells Sebastian Shehadi about the city’s business boom and explains how its many sector-based clusters will keep it firmly on the radar of foreign investors.
    - 35 days ago, 13 Feb 19, 10:34am -

Financial Times: Europe Headlines

IBT: Europe

The Economist: Europe

  • A Croatian inventor says he is building the world’s fastest car
    YOU GET what you pay for. And if you pay €1.7m ($1.9m), next year you can take delivery of an electric car that can reach 412kph (256mph). The C_Two, says Mate Rimac, who builds them, is the most powerful road car ever. “Not electric, not hybrid,…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Mar 19, 11:43am -
  • Meet Marion Maréchal, the next voice of French nationalism
    THE REVAMPED Confluence neighbourhood of Lyon is a laboratory for modern eco-living. A self-driving electric bus runs along the river Rhône, and green architecture overlooks converted docks. Waterfront cafés serve health food, and arts centres rise…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Mar 19, 11:43am -
  • Norway and Switzerland: two approaches to life outside the EU
    THE SWISS are getting ready once again for a referendum that could muck up their relations with the European Union. On May 19th they will have a chance to block an EU law that is meant to protect the continent against terrorism by forcing the Swiss,…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Mar 19, 11:43am -
  • A comedian could be Ukraine’s next president
    A MEMORIAL COMPLEX featuring photographs of brave protesters fills Kiev’s Independence Square, or Maidan. Displays reproduce Ukrainians’ Facebook posts from key moments during the movement that overthrew the former president, Viktor Yanukovych,…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Mar 19, 11:43am -
  • Turkey is soon due to take delivery of its Russian missiles
    FOR TURKEY’S president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a deal is a deal. “There can never be a turning back,” Mr Erdogan said on March 6th, referring to his country’s purchase of a Russian air and missile defence system, which America and NATO strongl…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Mar 19, 11:43am -
  • Germany’s chancellor-in-waiting makes a rightward tilt
    DUMPING ON VOTERS is rarely a winning strategy for politicians. But Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, who leads the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), Germany’s largest party, says her compatriots are becoming “the most uptight people in the world”. M…
    - 7 days ago, 13 Mar 19, 3:12pm -
  • Time for Europe’s centre-right group to kick out Viktor Orban
    ON JUNE 16TH 1989 Hungarians gathered to rebury Imre Nagy. The liberalising prime minister’s overthrow had prompted the uprising against Soviet rule 33 years before. In Heroes’ Square in Budapest they placed flowers and wreaths around his coffin…
    - 13 days ago, 7 Mar 19, 10:49am -
  • Italy arrests a fugitive “Gomorrah” gangster
    MARCO DI LAURO, otherwise known as “F4” or Il Fantasma (“The Ghost”), was sitting eating pasta when police broke into the cramped apartment he shared with his partner. Around 150 operatives from all three Italian national police forces had be…
    - 13 days ago, 7 Mar 19, 10:49am -
  • Russians are shunning state-controlled TV for YouTube
    WHEN THE Soviet people turned on their television sets on August 19th 1991, they knew there was an emergency. Every channel was playing classical music or showing “Swan Lake” on a loop. A few hours earlier Mikhail Gorbachev had been detained duri…
    - 13 days ago, 7 Mar 19, 10:49am -
  • Emmanuel Macron appeals directly to Europe’s voters
    FOR NEARLY three months, the formerly globe-trotting French president has scarcely left the country. Instead he has cleared his diary to criss-cross France, staging nearly a dozen town-hall meetings in a “great national debate” intended to counte…
    - 13 days ago, 7 Mar 19, 10:49am -
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WSJ: What's News Europe

  • Italy Allows Illegal Homes to Be Rebuilt, Earthquake Zone or Not
    Italian politicians have a long record of granting amnesties allowing homes in earthquake-hit areas to be rebuilt. The upstart government was supposed to change that, but it has bowed to local pressure—a sign of how Italian political habits die har…
    - 17 days ago, 3 Mar 19, 4:05pm -
  • Russia Firms Up Support for Venezuela's Crisis-Hit Government
    Moscow pledged much-needed international support for Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s embattled government while the U.S. announced a new round of sanctions, as a bitter standoff intensifies.
    - 19 days ago, 1 Mar 19, 1:39pm -
  • After Confronting Macron, France's Yellow Vest Movement Turns on Itself
    The protest movement is bitterly divided over whether to coalesce into a formal organization or keep its antiestablishment roots, as it presses President Macron for change
    - 20 days ago, 28 Feb 19, 12:46pm -
  • U.K.'s May Paves Way for Brexit Delay
    Prime Minister Theresa May will allow parliament to vote on delaying the U.K.’s exit from the EU if lawmakers reject her divorce agreement, greatly reducing the possibility of an exit without a deal.
    - 21 days ago, 26 Feb 19, 8:12pm -
  • Holding Its Tongue on Democracy, EU Presses Arab Leaders to Stem Migration
    European Union officials used a first-of-its-kind summit in Egypt this week to press Arab leaders to impose stability and stem migration but played down calls for democracy, reflecting a desire for calm after years of border tumult.
    - 21 days ago, 26 Feb 19, 7:28pm -
  • Pound Rally Breaks Investors' Brexit Boredom
    With weeks to go until Britain is officially scheduled to leave the European Union, politics has finally—slightly—jolted investors out of a prevailing mood of Brexit boredom.
    - 21 days ago, 26 Feb 19, 6:39pm -
  • Cardinal George Pell Found Guilty of Sexually Assaulting Choirboys
    The most senior Vatican official to ever stand trial on child sex-abuse charges was found guilty of assaulting two choirboys at a church in his former diocese.
    - 22 days ago, 26 Feb 19, 8:25am -
  • U.K. Labour Party Would Back Second Brexit Referendum
    The U.K.’s main opposition Labour Party said it would support holding a second Brexit referendum, a policy shift that breathes some life into the prospect of Britons voting again on whether the U.K. should leave the EU.
    - 22 days ago, 25 Feb 19, 5:53pm -
  • French Support for Yellow Vests Cools
    The French public has begun to turn against the yellow vest movement, with a new poll for the first time showing majority supporting an end to the protests. The shift in sentiment offers a sign of relief for President Macron.
    - 22 days ago, 25 Feb 19, 4:37pm -
  • Russia Names Potential U.S. Targets of Nuclear Retaliation
    A top Russian state television broadcaster held out the possibility of a nuclear exchange with the U.S., boasting that the Kremlin could retaliate with strikes on the Pentagon and Camp David.
    - 23 days ago, 25 Feb 19, 12:52pm -
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