In Photos: Europe's MetOp-C Weather Satellite Launches on Soyuz Rocket

In Photos: Europe's MetOp-C Weather Satellite Launches on Soyuz Rocket

MetOp-C Soyuz Rocket Booster An Arianespace Soyuz rocket sits atop its launch awaiting the installation of the European MetOp-C weather satellite ahead of a planned launch from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana on Nov. 6, 2018. Ignition! An Arianespace Soyuz rocket carrying the MetOp-C weather satellite launches into space from the Guiana […]

Uber Eats plans to triple headcount in Europe

Uber Eats plans to triple headcount in Europe

Uber has doubled down on its push into food delivery in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, tripling its headcount in the region and signalling the importance of the Uber Eats business as it prepares to float.  Uber said it would have 900 people working in its Uber Eats business in the EMEA region next year, […]

Top Companies Behind The 2018 Midas List Europe

Top Companies Behind The 2018 Midas List Europe

Our second-ever Midas List Europe, produced by Forbes in partnership with TrueBridge Capital Partners, arrives at an exciting moment in Europe’s venture capital history. Venture capital and growth funds are on track for a record fundraising year, according to Preqin data, as investors have taken interest in the growing tech ecosystems across Europe. Europe’s IPO […]

Fast Europe Open: UK services PMI, eurozone Sentix

Fast Europe Open: UK services PMI, eurozone Sentix

Dominic Raab, Brexit secretary, has urged Theresa May to back a hardline plan over the Irish border as exit talks reach a climax in Brussels, in a move that has created tensions at the top of the UK government.  Mr Raab, a Eurosceptic, wants Britain to have the right to pull out unilaterally from any […]

Stone throwers face different fates across the globe

Stone throwers face different fates across the globe

JERUSALEM — President Donald Trump’s assertion that stones thrown by Latin American protesters at American troops should be treated as “rifles” has sparked debate about the appropriate response to rock-throwing crowds — particularly after Nigerian troops appeared to use his comments as justification for a deadly crackdown on demonstrators over the weekend. From […]

Europe's centre right seeks champion to rise above Orban row

Europe's centre right seeks champion to rise above Orban row

BRUSSELS (AFP) –  Divided over how to handle ties to Hungary’s populist prime minister and facing a future without their figurehead Angela Merkel, Europe’s centre-right parties gather this week to seek a leader. More than 700 delegates from across the continent will attend the European People’s Party (EPP) conference in Helsinki this week and on Thursday […]

Rick Steves: Europe's rich history of building – and tearing down – walls

Rick Steves: Europe's rich history of building – and tearing down – walls

Wandering the ruins of Hadrian’s Wall is a highlight of any visit to northern England. Dominic Arizona Bonuccelli I’m so glad borders and walls are out of fashion in Europe. The continent’s many proud nations don’t always get along, but they have learned to respect each other — making it possible for peace to flourish. […]

EU, E3 condemn US for reimposing sanctions on Iran, vow to protect trade

EU, E3 condemn US for reimposing sanctions on Iran, vow to protect trade

France, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the European Union have jointly condemned Washington’s fresh sanctions on Iran’s economy, vowing to protect European firms doing business with Tehran. In a joint statement issued on Friday, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and the E3 ministers of foreign affairs and finance expressed “deep regret” over the US reimposition […]

Investor sentiment in Europe is sinking despite a solid earnings season

Investor sentiment in Europe is sinking despite a solid earnings season

European equities lost ground in October despite solid third-quarter results for most companies across the region. Europe’s benchmark Stoxx 600 index fell 6 percent for the month, despite a strong 1.7 percent rally on the final session of trade. This comes as revenue and earnings-per-share (an important metric used by traders to gauge a company’s […]