Tag archive for ‘Europe’
By news On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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EU eyes solo move to increase tax on online giants, risking U.S. anger

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission said on Thursday it may seek to implement tax reform to raise more revenue from online giants without the backing of the United States and other rich nations, More...

By news On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Ryanair cancelled flights: Airline pilots threaten to go on STRIKE | World | News

More than 400,000 passengers have been hit and it expects payouts to cost £17million on top of a £4million loss.  On Monday, 120 Ryanair pilots in Dublin reportedly attended talks at which a ballot for industrial More...

By news On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Missile test: Russia fire nuclear-capable weapon during military exercise on EU border | World | News

The Iskander-M theater ballistic was test fired to its maximum range at the Makat range in Kazakhstan. The Russian defense ministry said: “The increased capacity missile covered 480 kilometers and successfully More...

By news On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Reuters survey: 10,000 UK finance jobs affected in Brexit’s first wave

LONDON (Reuters) – Around 10,000 finance jobs will be shifted out of Britain or created overseas in the next few years if the UK is denied access to Europe’s single market, according to a Reuters survey More...

By news On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Iran nuclear deal teeters on brink: Europe, USA and Israel clash over ‘worst deal ever’ | World | News

President Donald Trump, who must make a decision by mid-October that could undermine the agreement, repeated on Thursday his long-held view that Iran was violating “the spirit” of the deal under which Teheran More...

By news On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Amsterdam Airport: Dramatic video of plane forced to abort landing during Storm Aileen | Travel News | Travel

Storm Aileen moved from the UK over to mainland Europe, and Amsterdam was in the firing line.  Schiphol Airport was hit by 80mph winds as the storm took hold.  Stomach-flipping footage showed a plane coming into More...

By news On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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NATO must be stronger to fend off Russian war games, Baltic states warn | World | News

Additional Western troops have been deployed on Europe’s Eastern border with Russia as Putin prepares to hold its first Zapad war game for four years, according to Estonia’s defence minister Juri Luik. Russia’s More...

By news On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Jet lag CURE – flight attendant reveals what is it and how to beat it | Travel News | Travel

Jet lag can be one of the worst things to ruin a holiday, with the first few days of the trip spent adjusting to the time zone. Flight attendants regularly experience it due to their job in travel meaning switching More...

By news On Saturday, September 9th, 2017
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France, Germany, Italy, Spain seek tax on digital giants’ revenues

PARIS (Reuters) – France, Germany, Italy and Spain want digital multinationals like Amazon and Google to be taxed in Europe based on their revenues, rather than only profits as now, their finance ministers More...

By news On Saturday, September 9th, 2017
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U.N. aviation agency to call for global drone registry

MONTREAL (Reuters) – The United Nations’ aviation agency is backing the creation of a single global drone registry, as part of broader efforts to come up with common rules for flying and tracking unmanned More...