Will Worker Strike in Europe Deter Amazon's Holiday Plans?

Will Worker Strike in Europe Deter Amazon's Holiday Plans?

Amazon (AMZN – Free Report) received a jolt in its preparation for the holiday season in the form of a worker strike in Europe on Black Friday. The company witnessed strong protests by workers in several countries namely the U.K., Italy, Germany and Spain. The workers alleged that poor and unfair working conditions in the […]

OTHERS SAY – One small step for Europe

OTHERS SAY – One small step for Europe

France and Germany have agreed on an idea for improving eurozone budget policy, and other governments have said they can support it. The plan falls short of what’s needed, but it’s progress nonetheless. The greatest weakness of the euro zone is that it lacks a way to support member states that fall into recession: Monetary […]

UAE to invest in Israeli plan to pipe gas to Europe

UAE to invest in Israeli plan to pipe gas to Europe

The media in Tel Aviv have reported that the UAE has invested as much as $100 million in an ambitious Israeli project to pipe natural gas to Europe.  The investment would be made by a company based in Abu Dhabi for a pipeline project which is internationally known to be unique given its record length […]

Elsewhere in emerging Europe

Elsewhere in emerging Europe

A selection of articles about emerging Europe published elsewhere this week, all of which are well worth your time. We start with the Guardian, which claims that a new wave of dissidents in the east can turn back Europe’s populist tide. It’s easy to dismiss Hungary and Poland as hotbeds of authoritarianism – but there is […]

Stranded in Bosnia, refugees desperate to reach Western Europe

Although crossing the Drina River between Serbia and Bosnia has become more dangerous in the cold temperatures of the winter months, Bosnia is experiencing a large influx of Iranian refugees attempting the crossing. The refugees are willing to undertake the sometimes deadly crossing because they hope Bosnia will be one step closer to the European […]

Women across Europe failed by outdated rape legislation

Women across Europe failed by outdated rape legislation

Most European countries still do not recognize in law that sex without consent is rape, Amnesty International said on the eve of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, highlighting how flawed legislation and a dangerous culture of victim blaming is perpetuating impunity across Europe. In a briefing released today, Amnesty International […]

Black Friday crosses Europe

Black Friday crosses Europe

Black Friday has long been a tradition in America, where discount sales the day after Thanksgiving signal the start of the Christmas shopping countdown. But now it appears it’s well etablished far from its home. Sue Hayward, consumer and money expert from the UK said: “lt’s certainly spreading. In the UK five years ago for […]

Gilad Erdan to Europe: You fund BDS, a movement aiding terror groups

Gilad Erdan to Europe: You fund BDS, a movement aiding terror groups

Gilad Erdan announces the launching of a new campaign to combat BDS.. (photo credit: ALEXI ROSENFELD) X Dear Reader, As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for […]