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fDiIntelligence: Europe

  • Italian FDI visa boosts incentives for 2018
    The new investor visa should help Italy maintain its top 10 status as a European FDI destination.
    - 4 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 8:19am -
  • London leads in real estate investment
    London tops the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate’s annual survey.
    - 4 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 5:53am -
  • Luxembourg FDI soars in 2017
    Luxembourg experienced a record year for FDI in 2017. Is this the beginning of the Brexit effect?
    - 4 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 5:06am -
  • Poland plans airport to rival regional leaders
    Poland is planning to replace Warsaw Chopin airport with a mega-airport to rival Munich's or Moscow's and accommodate 45 million passengers a year. Zosia Wąsik reports.
    - 34 days ago, 18 Dec 17, 10:39am -
  • Croatia investment chief looks to attract tourists and IT
    Zdenko Lucić, managing director of the Agency for Investments and Competitiveness of Croatia, talks to Courtney Fingar about the country’s growth industries of tourism and technology, and a refocus on quality investments.
    - 34 days ago, 18 Dec 17, 10:00am -
  • Hauts-de-France extends hand of friendship to Brexit-bound UK
    In the run up to the UK leaving the EU in 2019, the French region of Hauts-de-France is positioning itself as a top destination for UK companies. But unlike others in Europe, it favours fostering two-way arrangements, as Cécile Sourbes reports.
    - 38 days ago, 14 Dec 17, 7:01am -
  • China chows Belarus intentions with Great Stone investment
    Belarus is forging relations with China to reduce its reliance on Russia, and a key project under construction is an industrial park near Minsk that has the approval of both heads of state. Courtney Fingar reports.
    - 38 days ago, 14 Dec 17, 7:01am -
  • Cities bid for blockchain supremacy
    Everyone wants to be a blockchain leader – but what does it take and which cities can make good on it? Erika Morphy reports.
    - 38 days ago, 14 Dec 17, 7:01am -
  • Castile and León looks to exploit low costs and stability
    Castile and León in Spain is banking on its low cost land and political stability to attract investors. Its established sectors of carmaking, agriculture and pharma are enjoying growth, along with tourism, which is on the rise. Jason Mitchell repo…
    - 38 days ago, 14 Dec 17, 7:00am -
  • Leipzig steps up to become European investment hub
    Leipzig’s reputation as a centre for trade dates back to Europe’s ancient trade routes. Now the city acts as a gateway to younger EU states and hosts a raft of hi-tech and growth industries, as Wendy Atkins reports.
    - 38 days ago, 14 Dec 17, 7:00am -

Financial Times: Europe Headlines

IBT: Europe

The Economist: Europe

  • The movement that Emmanuel Macron rode to power needs a new role

    The movement that Emmanuel Macron rode to power needs a new role

    WHEN Emmanuel Macron was elected French president in May last year, the party he founded felt “orphaned”, says Gilles Le Gendre, deputy leader of its parliamentary group. Those who had worked tirelessly as volunteers for his improbable politic…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 10:48am -
  • Turkey’s religious authority surrenders to political Islam

    Turkey’s religious authority surrenders to political Islam

    Let no man dye his moustacheTURKEY’s directorate of religious affairs, known as the Diyanet, has a knack for odd and outrageous pronouncements. The body had already made it known that celebrating the new year, playing the lottery, feeding dogs…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 10:48am -
  • The SPD’s rank and file could block a new German grand coalition

    The SPD’s rank and file could block a new German grand coalition

    BUNDLED up in woolly jumpers and scarves, the mostly grey-haired crowd filed into the civic centre in Schauenburg, a small central German town, toasted the new year with foaming glasses of beer and exchanged genial gossip. It was hard to believe t…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 10:48am -
  • Why 33 of the 50 most-polluted towns in Europe are in Poland

    Why 33 of the 50 most-polluted towns in Europe are in Poland

    THE spa town of Rabka-Zdroj, in southern Poland, has been known as a treatment centre for children since the 19th century. These days it also has terrible air. In January 2017 the level of benzo(a)pyrene, a carcinogenic compound, was found to be 2…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 10:48am -
  • The European Union’s budget may soon be weaponised

    The European Union’s budget may soon be weaponised

    AH, THE European Union. The finest dispute-resolution mechanism mankind has concocted. The ultimate triumph of bureaucracy over the battlefield. Where else can dozens of governments of varying size, wealth and temper manage their disputes so effec…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 10:48am -
  • Chechnya moves to silence Oyub Titiev, a courageous critic

    Chechnya moves to silence Oyub Titiev, a courageous critic

    OYUB TITIEV suspected the day would come. As head of the Chechen branch of Memorial, a Russian human-rights group, his activities angered the region’s authorities. His predecessor, Natalia Estemirova, was kidnapped and murdered in 2009. No-one h…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 7:50am -
  • The Czech Republic’s pro-Russian president is in trouble

    The Czech Republic’s pro-Russian president is in trouble


    - 5 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 10:34am -
  • A new way of caring for the vulnerable old

    A new way of caring for the vulnerable old

    Comfort for the afflictedANJA, who is in her 80s, says she has lived here for one hour. In fact, it has been almost a year. Like all of her neighbours, she has severe dementia. But if she is feeling particularly perky, she can buy lagers at the l…
    - 10 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 10:50am -
  • If hell is other people, Bulgaria is paradise

    If hell is other people, Bulgaria is paradise

    IF HELL is other people, then Ekaterina Svetulkova must be in paradise. She sits alone eating sunflower seeds on a stone bench in Banitsa, the village in north-west Bulgaria she has called home for 58 of her 82 years. Once upon a time, bakers chur…
    - 10 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 10:50am -
  • Georgia opts for less confrontation with Russia

    Georgia opts for less confrontation with Russia

    BENEATH the wooden balconies of Tbilisi’s charming Old Town, the faux-medieval signs offering wine tasting are as likely to be in Russian as in Georgian or English. Even some of the graffiti is in Cyrillic script. After the Russia-Georgia war in…
    - 10 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 10:50am -
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WSJ: What's News Europe

  • newEuro, Yen Tell Two Different Tales of Negative Rates
    Japan and the eurozone share negative interest rates and stronger economic growth, but their currencies are heading in different directions.
    - 7 hours ago, 21 Jan 18, 8:00am -
  • EU Confronts Deep Divisions Over Legal Standards
    The European Union is locked in increasingly bitter battles with its newer members over their adherence to democratic standards of law, a clash of cultures that EU officials say poses a long-term threat to the union.
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 18, 4:14am -
  • Some Brits Seek Their Brexodus in This Tiny Country
    Increasing numbers of U.K. citizens in Luxembourg are seeking citizenship in preparation for Brexit. One big hurdle: mastering the country’s obscure tongue-twisting language.
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 10:12pm -
  • Merkel's Future Hinges on German SPD's Vote on Forming Coalition
    Delegates from Germany’s center-left Social Democratic Party will meet to decide whether to forge a ruling alliance with Angela Merkel’s conservatives and usher in the German chancellor’s fourth term in office.
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 9:49pm -
  • France, U.K. Agree to Cooperate on Defense, Security After Brexit
    France and the U.K. are set to agree at a summit to forge a new treaty on managing migrant flows to British shores as the two countries attempt to bolster ties before the U.K. exits the European Union.
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 6:37pm -
  • Data Case in U.S. Sparks Concern in Europe
    European lawmakers and companies worry that a lawsuit the U.S. government has brought to the Supreme Court could clash with European Union law, trapping tech companies between complying with U.S. data requests and strict EU data-privacy rules.
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 5:41pm -
  • Roger Federer Ages Like a Fine Wine
    Roger Federer is in top form but he still has some work to do to become the finest old-man tennis pro in history.
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 5:35pm -
  • Poland Risks Second-Class EU Citizenship
    Warsaw’s fight with the European Union on refugees and judicial selections will weaken its position in other key negotiations in Brussels, writes Simon Nixon.
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 2:00am -
  • After Years of Turmoil, Greece Is Close to Exiting Its Bailout
    After nearly eight years of turmoil, the country is within striking distance of freeing itself from a bailout program that has strained its citizens and the eurozone alike.
    - 4 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 3:30am -
  • Pope Francis, in Chile, Addresses 'Irreparable Damage' Sex-Abuse Scandal Wrought
    Pope Francis began a challenging, three-day tour of Chile, a country where changing social mores and public anger over a sex-abuse scandal have reduced the Catholic Church’s influence in recent years.
    - 5 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 10:53pm -
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