Trump in Europe: A Solitary Figure, and a No-Show

Trump in Europe: A Solitary Figure, and a No-Show

(CN) — President Donald Trump scowled for the TV cameras, gave a cold shoulder to European leaders, displayed chumminess with Russian President Vladimir Putin, posted a negative tweet about the French president, missed a forum on world peace, and a topless protester ran out on the wet Champs-Elysees in Paris as Trump’s motorcade passed, with […]

European Union President Says He Has 'Different Views' From President Trump on US-Europe Relations

European Union President Says He Has 'Different Views' From President Trump on US-Europe Relations

(Bloomberg) — European Union President Donald Tusk said he has “different views” from U.S. President Donald Trump on trans-Atlantic relations and other elements of geopolitical order, pushing back after the American leader’s latest criticism of Europe. Tusk’s remarks came after Trump called “very insulting” comments by French President Emmanuel Macron that a “strong and sovereign […]

US Confident It Can Compete In Europe's Gas Market

US Confident It Can Compete In Europe's Gas Market

As American LNG costs continue to fall, and as Europe looks to untangle itself from Gazprom, U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports are quickly becoming a welcome alternative to Russian gas supplies. The United States is all too happy to help Europe increase its energy security by diversifying its natural gas supplies—in which Gazprom holds […]

Even as Europe remembers, it continues to repress the will of the people

Even as Europe remembers, it continues to repress the will of the people

Last week, Theresa May travelled to France and Belgium to commemorate the hundredth anniversary of the end of one of Europe’s greatest tragedies. This week, she will try to help bury one of its greatest achievements. The two events are directly connected. The First World War and its sequel, the Second, are now unquestioningly accepted […]

World War I soldiers seen arriving in Europe to fight alongside Allies in rare photos

World War I soldiers seen arriving in Europe to fight alongside Allies in rare photos

More than 17 million people, military and civilian, lost their lives in World War I. (SWNS) American troops stepped onto European soil in 1917, ready to fight alongside the Allies in World War I. Now, as the 100th anniversary of the Armistice approaches, photographs of the U.S. military training in France have recently been discovered at a […]

European markets lower after Fed meeting, Italy in focus; UBS down 3%

European markets lower after Fed meeting, Italy in focus; UBS down 3%

The pan-European Stoxx 600 was 0.6 percent lower with almost every sector in the red. Basic resources fell as much as 1.5 percent as global trade concerns are still weighing on sentiment. Banking stocks were also down by more than 1 percent. In particular, UBS shares dropped 2.7 percent after the U.S. Justice Department filed […]

Trump isn't going anywhere. It's time for Europe First

Trump isn't going anywhere. It's time for Europe First

Few things about British political culture are as characteristic and as demeaning as the collective cringe before the United States. The cringe takes many forms. It ranges from the inflated preoccupation with the “special” relationship at the very summit of British government to the risible lack of self-awareness that leads many Westminster spear-carriers to cultivate […]