Short-haul logistics firm OnTruck looks to expand across Europe

Short-haul logistics firm OnTruck looks to expand across Europe

LONDON (Reuters) – Freight logistics start-up OnTruck has raised 25 million euros ($28.8 million) to fund expansion across Europe after initial success in Spain and a recent move into London demonstrated the value of its novel short-haul strategy, the company said on Wednesday. Madrid-based OnTruck aims to automate the highly fragmented market for local and […]

Being Christian in Western Europe

Being Christian in Western Europe

The majority of Europe’s Christians are non-practicing, but they differ from religiously unaffiliated people in their views on God, attitudes toward Muslims and immigrants, and opinions about religion’s role in society (Arterra/Getty Images) Western Europe, where Protestant Christianity originated and Catholicism has been based for most of its history, has become one of the world’s […]

As Ireland Joins Europe's Sprint From Catholic Fold, Francis Looks South

As Ireland Joins Europe's Sprint From Catholic Fold, Francis Looks South

But there is also a more contemporary convergence between the traditional Christian values that John Paul promoted and the nationalism of President Andrzej Duda’s governing Law and Justice Party, which opposes Francis’ calls to accept migrants and to combat global climate change. Anger toward Francis sometimes rises to the surface. Monsignor Edward Staniek, a prominent […]

Gove urged to follow Europe with ban on single-use plastic

Gove urged to follow Europe with ban on single-use plastic

The EU is to ban plastic straws, stirrers, cutlery, cotton buds and balloon sticks in a bid to tackle the rising tide of plastic waste, a move that has prompted urgent calls for the environment secretary, Michael Gove, to guarantee that the UK will follow Brussels’ lead after Brexit. The restrictions on “single-use” plastic will […]

Europe Is Ready to Move On From Brexit

Europe Is Ready to Move On From Brexit

At the end of June 2016, Nigel Farage arrived at the European Parliament in Brussels for one of the most important speeches of his career. Five days earlier, in a stunning electoral upset, Britain had voted to leave the European Union—the first country to do so in the EU’s nearly six decades of history. The […]

Iran's supreme leader just made 5 tough demands for Europe to save the nuclear deal

Iran's supreme leader just made 5 tough demands for Europe to save the nuclear deal

Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has issued five demands to Europe that would be difficult for the continent’s leaders to meet as they seek to salvage the 2015 nuclear accord. The European Union is engaged in high stakes talks with Tehran after President Donald Trump abandoned the Iran nuclear deal, putting the international agreement […]

Wall Street dominance over Europe's struggling banks hits record

Wall Street dominance over Europe's struggling banks hits record

LONDON, May 24 (Reuters) – Wall Street’s dominance over struggling European banks has reached record levels as U.S. firms reap the benefits of booming markets at home, while their transatlantic rivals are trapped in endless restructurings, data showed on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: A statue is pictured next to the logo of Germany’s Deutsche Bank in […]

America's Profit Boom Leaves Europe Inc. Playing Catch-Up

America's Profit Boom Leaves Europe Inc. Playing Catch-Up

The eurozone’s economy has outpaced the U.S. for the past two years, yet its corporate profits are trailing those in America like never before. The bloc posted its strongest economic growth in a decade last year, inspiring investors to pour billions into European exchange-traded funds following the 2017 French election. European earnings have increased since […]

1 27 28 29 30 31 38