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fDiIntelligence: Europe

  • newBerlin planner on finding room for everyone
    Manfred Kühne, head of urban planning and projects for the Senate Administration for Urban Development in Berlin, tells Sebastian Shehadi how the city’s economic boom and thriving cultural scene has created challenges, and therefore opportunities,…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 7:44am -
  • View from Europe: What Europe could learn from China’s Belt and Road
    Europe may look askance at China’s massive Belt and Road initiative, but it has few ideas of its own, writes Martin Kaspar.
    - 12 days ago, 11 Oct 18, 7:00am -
  • Is the era of the sweat shop coming to an end?
    Attitudes towards working practices within the textiles industry have been changing over the past few years, with links to exploitative labour conditions now hugely damaging to a fashion house's reputation. Yasmin Jones-Henry reports on how the indus…
    - 12 days ago, 11 Oct 18, 7:00am -
  • Italy's EGP takes long view on alternative energy
    Sebastian Shehadi looks at how Enel Green Power has capitalised on Italy’s long-held renewables expertise to become a leader in alternative energy.
    - 12 days ago, 11 Oct 18, 7:00am -
  • Debrecen’s automotive sector moves through the gears
    Hungary's second city, Debrecen, has embraced urban development, which has paid off in terms of major auto sector investment. Wendy Atkins reports.
    - 12 days ago, 11 Oct 18, 7:00am -
  • Medway lands on runway to investment
    Medway Council in the south-east UK is hoping to transform part of a former runway into a hi-tech innovation centre. Jason Mitchell reports.
    - 12 days ago, 11 Oct 18, 7:00am -
  • Frankfurt (Oder) makes the most of its connections
    Proximity to Berlin and Poland makes Frankfurt (Oder) well placed to tout its industrial logistics credentials, while commuters are now travelling there from the capital every day. Sebastian Shehadi reports.
    - 12 days ago, 11 Oct 18, 7:00am -
  • Latvian PM looks to keep tech transition moving
    As Latvians hold their parliamentary elections, incumbent prime minister Māris Kučinskis talks to Jacopo Dettoni about the priorities for any new government, including maintaining its early 5G network advantage.
    - 12 days ago, 11 Oct 18, 7:00am -
  • Frankfurt (Oder) lord mayor offers an international flavour
    Martin Wilke, lord mayor of Frankfurt (Oder), tells Sebastian Shehadi how incentives, transport links and space are attracting companies to its industrial clusters.
    - 12 days ago, 11 Oct 18, 7:00am -
  • UK seeks a cybersecurity blanket
    A series of high-profile data breaches in the UK have pushed the topic of cybersecurity to the fore in the country. The government is putting £1.9bn behind a new strategy, while innovation centres such as Wayra, Lorca and CyLon are looking to nurtur…
    - 12 days ago, 11 Oct 18, 7:00am -

Financial Times: Europe Headlines

IBT: Europe

The Economist: Europe

  • “The Clergy” is stirring up debate about Poland’s Catholic church

    “The Clergy” is stirring up debate about Poland’s Catholic church

    POWER, SEX and money run through “Kler” (The Clergy), a new Polish film. In mostly Catholic Poland, the movie has split people. One town even tried to ban it from its only cinema. Yet since it was released on September 28th, it has been watche…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Oct 18, 10:51am -
  • In defence of the Volkspartei

    In defence of the Volkspartei

    A FEBRILE ATMOSPHERE took hold in the humid Maximilianeum in Munich, Bavaria’s palatial state parliament, on October 14th. Activists of the Christian Social Union (CSU), Bavaria’s conservative party and the partners of Angela Merkel’s Christ…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Oct 18, 10:51am -
  • Turkey and America avoid a head-on collision

    Turkey and America avoid a head-on collision

    ANDREW BRUNSON had been convicted in Turkey’s pro-government press long before he was sentenced in court. The American preacher, detained since 2016 on charges related to a failed coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, was often referred t…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Oct 18, 10:51am -
  • Ukraine’s Orthodox Church moves closer to autonomy

    Ukraine’s Orthodox Church moves closer to autonomy

    A dwindling Russian WorldVLADIMIR PUTIN often repeats the claim that Russia and Ukraine are “one people”. Yet by annexing Crimea and waging war in eastern Ukraine, he has pushed his neighbours ever farther away. Perhaps nothing symbolises thi…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Oct 18, 10:51am -
  • A budget in Spain points to an election

    A budget in Spain points to an election

    Does it add up to a majority?“WE’VE SPENT years being told that the crisis was over. The time has come for Spaniards to feel it.” With that, María Jesús Montero, the finance minister in the new Socialist government of Pedro Sánchez, unve…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Oct 18, 10:51am -
  • Emmanuel Macron’s deepening problems

    Emmanuel Macron’s deepening problems

    FOR A POLITICIAN with a passion for theatre, Emmanuel Macron has a poor mastery of suspense. On October 2nd he lost his interior minister, Gérard Collomb, who had complained about the French president’s “lack of humility”. It took him two w…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Oct 18, 10:51am -
  • Why half the people in Luxembourg can’t vote

    Why half the people in Luxembourg can’t vote

    LUXEMBOURG VOTED for a new parliament on October 14th—but 48% of those who live there were not allowed a ballot-paper. Under current rules, voting is compulsory for Luxembourgish nationals who are under 75, but residents who are not citizens can…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Oct 18, 10:51am -
  • Climate change is unsettling Svalbard

    Climate change is unsettling Svalbard

    That sinking feelingLIFE in Longyearbyen, the world’s northernmost town, can be harsh. Average high temperatures in July top out at 8°C; for three and a half months in the winter, the sun does not rise at all. Polar bears roam freely, meaning…
    - 12 days ago, 11 Oct 18, 10:49am -
  • Marine Le Pen is hoping to come top in next year’s Euro-election

    Marine Le Pen is hoping to come top in next year’s Euro-election

    Aux armes!LESS THAN 18 months ago, Marine Le Pen was beaten and exhausted. She had lost the French presidential run-off to Emmanuel Macron, after a wild-eyed debate performance that left her fans aghast. Her leadership of the National Front, a pa…
    - 12 days ago, 11 Oct 18, 10:49am -
  • Bavaria votes on October 14th; the CSU is in trouble

    Bavaria votes on October 14th; the CSU is in trouble

    AN EAR-SPLITTING roar of drums and trumpets blasts out of speakers as Bavaria’s premier, Markus Söder, makes a grandiose entrance. Never afraid of a bit of kitsch, he’s back in his home town, Nuremberg, for a pre-election rally before Bavaria…
    - 12 days ago, 11 Oct 18, 10:49am -
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WSJ: What's News Europe

  • newRussian Officials Slam Trump's Plans to Exit Nuclear Treaty
    National security adviser John Bolton, a longtime critic of a landmark nuclear treaty with Russia, is expected to meet with President Vladimir Putin and other top officials in Moscow on Monday, according to U.S. and Russian officials, as tensions ris…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 11:05am -
  • newU.S., EU Trade Teams Seek Fast Results and Big Savings
    U.S. and European trade negotiators are focused on aligning regulations on goods and services as they seek to cement a July trade cease-fire between President Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 2:42am -
  • Italian Credit Downgrade Likely to Add to Pressure on Europe's Markets
    Italy’s credit was cut by Moody’s to the lowest investment-grade rating, in a move that will likely add further selling pressure on Italian bonds and raise borrowing costs for the debt-laden country.
    - 1 day ago, 21 Oct 18, 11:59am -
  • Pope Francis' Handling of Sex-Abuse Cases Fractures a Catholic Stronghold
    The pope’s keen instincts as a communicator have abandoned him at crucial moments, especially in Chile, where allegations have swept up 167 Catholic officials and 178 victims so far. Sex-abuse victims say he has dismissed coverup allegations and wa…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Oct 18, 9:45am -
  • Facebook Turns to U.K. Politician to Help Repair Image
    Facebook has hired Britain’s former deputy prime minister, Nick Clegg, as its top policy and communications executive, giving a Silicon Valley outsider the task of mending the social network’s image.
    - 3 days ago, 19 Oct 18, 9:32pm -
  • Macedonia's Parliament Approves Name-Change Deal With Greece
    Macedonia’s parliament approved a constitutional revision bringing a decades-old dispute with neighboring Greece one step closer to a resolution that would unblock the country’s membership to NATO and the EU.
    - 3 days ago, 19 Oct 18, 7:15pm -
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