Nato summit: Fears Trump may pull troops out of Europe

Nato summit: Fears Trump may pull troops out of Europe

Donald Trump could threaten to pull US troops out of Ukraine and refuse to take part in joint Nato exercises if Britain and other European countries fail to commit to increased spending on defence, military figures and diplomats fear. Senior sources involved in preparations for this week’s  Nato summit are concerned that the US president will begin talks with […]

China's tech funding boom: is Europe asleep on the job?

China's tech funding boom: is Europe asleep on the job?

On matters of industrial strategy and international competition, there’s no contrast starker than that between the hapless resignation of Europe and the steely determination of China. Unsurprisingly, it has been China – not Europe – that has proposed, with little success, forming a common front against Donald Trump’s trade tantrums. Even Washington’s bullying cannot awaken […]

At least nine dead in Europe-wide listeria scare

At least nine dead in Europe-wide listeria scare

Supermarkets across Europe are recalling frozen vegetables after an outbreak of listeria at a factory in Hungary. At least nine people have died and almost 50 have been taken ill. The affected products were shipped to Austria, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and the UK. The best way to prevent listeriosis is to cook food thoroughly, and […]

Investors shun Europe and emerging market funds

Investors shun Europe and emerging market funds

Investors pulled cash from funds investing in European and emerging market equities for another consecutive week, the longest streak of withdrawals from both markets since 2016. Exchange traded and mutual funds investing in western European equities lost $2.9bn in the week ended July 4, according to EPFR data. So far, they have experienced 17 weeks […]

Netanyahu Tells Europe to Get Tougher on Iran After France Bomb Plot

Netanyahu Tells Europe to Get Tougher on Iran After France Bomb Plot

Netanyahu Tells Europe to Get Tougher on Iran After France Bomb Plot  U.S. News & World Report PM derides Europe for holding Iran nuke talks after alleged Paris attack plot  The Times of Israel Netanyahu to Europe: Learn from Trump, stop appeasing Iran  Arutz Sheva Full coverage Source link

European markets mixed as trade war concerns weigh on tech; Danske Bank slips 3%

European markets mixed as trade war concerns weigh on tech; Danske Bank slips 3%

The pan-European Stoxx 600 was little changed from the previous session during mid-morning deals, with sectors and major bourses pointing in opposite directions. Technology stocks led the losses, down around 1 percent, after a slide in U.S. chip makers overnight. U.S. peer Micron was banned from selling chips in China late Tuesday, as heightened fears […]

Migrants anxious to start anew in Europe after Libya 'hell'

Migrants anxious to start anew in Europe after Libya 'hell'

ABOARD THE OPEN ARMS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA (AP) – Izzeddin al-Ghalban’s first attempt to reach Europe ended when the boat engine died. The Libyan coast guard thwarted his second. After a third try, the 23-year-old rested on the deck of a Spanish aid group’s rescue ship as it headed toward Barcelona, grateful that he […]

Merkel, to Survive, Agrees to Border Camps for Migrants

Merkel, to Survive, Agrees to Border Camps for Migrants

BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel, who staked her legacy on welcoming hundreds of thousands of migrants into Germany, agreed on Monday to build border camps for asylum seekers and to tighten the border with Austria in a political deal to save her government. It was a spectacular turnabout for a leader who has been seen […]

Nervy Second Half Awaits High-Yield Issuers in Europe

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