As Europe's Liberal Order Splinters, Trump Wields an Ax

As Europe's Liberal Order Splinters, Trump Wields an Ax

With a rift over migrants bringing German politics to a boil, the country’s feuding leaders scraped together a truce Monday on an issue that threatens to topple the fragile government. Then President Trump stepped in. “The people of Germany are turning against their leadership as migration is rocking the already tenuous Berlin coalition,” Mr. Trump […]

Who wants migrants rescued from the Mediterranean Sea?

Who wants migrants rescued from the Mediterranean Sea?

The arguments over who should take responsibility for refugees arriving in Europe are heating up again. European Union leaders have long been divided about how to handle the migrant crisis, which is being highlighted by the gruelling voyage undertaken by 630 migrants now in Spain. They were stranded at sea for more than a week because […]

World Cup brings boost, not boom at Europe-Asia border

World Cup brings boost, not boom at Europe-Asia border

YEKATERINBURG, Russia (Reuters) – Sergei Brik has spent seven years bashing out souvenir coins for tourists at the frontier in the heart of Russia where Europe and Asia meet. Sergei Brik, who strikes souvenir coins for tourists, works in Yekaterinburg, Russia June 16, 2018. REUTERS/Mark Trevelyan With four World Cup games taking place on his […]

Europe's GDPR is Killing Email Marketing, to the Disappointment of No One

Europe's GDPR is Killing Email Marketing, to the Disappointment of No One

Photo: Getty For the past month or so, inboxes the world over have been awash with emails about updated privacy policies and new permissions required by the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). You probably haven’t been reading those emails, and that’s bad news for email marketers. According to a CNBC report, people—Americans, especially—aren’t […]

What is the current state of the migration crisis in Europe?

What is the current state of the migration crisis in Europe?

Three years after Europe’s biggest influx of migrants and refugees since the second world war, tensions between EU member states over how to handle irregular immigration from outside the bloc – mainly from the Middle East and Africa – are rising again. What is the scale of migration? Numbers are sharply down from their 2015-16 […]

European stocks drop as investors brace for ECB update

European stocks drop as investors brace for ECB update

Stocks across Europe pulled back Thursday, as mining shares were bruised by concerns about China’s economic health, and as investors prepared to learn whether the European Central Bank has a time frame for winding down its bond-buying program. How markets are performing The Stoxx Europe 600 Index […]

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