Tag archive for ‘European Union’
By news On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Germany gives free rein to boar hunters to contain swine flu risk

BERLIN (Reuters) – The German cabinet issued a decree on Wednesday to allow hunters to shoot wild boar year-round to stop the animals, which can carry African swine fever, from passing the infection on to More...

By news On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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BoE’s Carney says Bitcoin has ‘pretty much failed’ as currency

LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin BTC=BTSP has failed as a currency measured by standard benchmarks, and is neither a store of value nor a useful way to buy things, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Monday. More...

By news On Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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French farmer finds happiness in life before machines

RIEC-SUR-BELON, France (Reuters) – When farm machinery revolutionized French agriculture in the years after World War Two, a young Jean-Bernard Huon turned his back on the new technology. Half a century More...

By news On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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Rise of the data protection officer, the hottest tech ticket in town

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – They may not have the cachet of entrepreneurs, or geek chic of developers, but data protection officers are suddenly the hottest properties in technology. When Jen Brown got her More...

By news On Monday, February 5th, 2018
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Eurozone crisis: Germany promises more money as Merkel and Schulz strike deal | World | News

The SPD announced the potential grand coalition have concluded their talks on Europe with an agreement to invest more in the eurozone and end austerity.  SPD chief Martin Schulz said: “Today we have completed More...

By news On Monday, February 5th, 2018
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U.S. fintech Stripe picks Dublin for new engineering hub

LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. payments firm Stripe said on Monday it would place its first engineering center outside its home market in the Irish capital Dublin, attracted by the city’s growing technology workforce More...

By news On Sunday, February 4th, 2018
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Brexit: Germany will be ruined after UK exit from EU due to lack of funding | City & Business | Finance

EU projects in Northern Hesse are going to see a huge reduction of EU funds and the German Association of Cities, the German County Association and the German Association of Towns and Municipalities are calling More...

By news On Friday, February 2nd, 2018
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Breakup songs: ‘Brexit Big Band’ soundtracks Britain’s EU divorce

MARSHSIDE, England (Reuters) – Whether celebrating or mourning Britain’s exit from the European Union, you can now do it to music, thanks to a British composer who has set dry EU legal-speak to jazz as More...

By news On Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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Breakup songs: ‘Brexit Big Band’ soundtracks Britain’s EU divorce

MARSHSIDE, England (Reuters) – Whether celebrating or mourning Britain’s exit from the European Union, you can now do it to music, thanks to a British composer who has set dry EU legal-speak to jazz as More...

By news On Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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EU hit with Swiss DEMANDS: Bern seeks new banking deal as referendum threatens bloc split | World | News

The Swiss federal council wants a clearly defined relationship with Europe to provide stability for its bankers trading across the continent, dubbing this “an essential point for the Swiss economy and the More...