Brexit News: Will Angela Merkel end up DESTROYING the EU? These people think so…

Brexit News: Will Angela Merkel end up DESTROYING the EU? These people think so…

The embattled German Chancellor, who has presided over Europe’s biggest economy for 13 years, has witnessed her popularity plummet when her open-door migrant policy backfired, after she allowed free movement to over 1million migrants.  The policy has triggered mounting pressure from other EU nations – with Italy, Hungary, Austria and in-fighting within her own coalition […]

Europe shrugs off trade worries with quarterly gain

Europe shrugs off trade worries with quarterly gain

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Europe shrugs off trade worries with quarterly gain Independent.ie European shares ended a decent quarter with a bounce yesterday enjoying a respite from trade war fears after China eased foreign investment limits. https://www.independent.ie/business/world/europe-shrugs-off-trade-worries-with-quarterly-gain-37065484.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article36837459.ece/f6a26/AUTOCROP/h342/traders.jpg Email European shares ended a decent quarter with a bounce […]

European stocks finish on a high after EU migration deal; oil prices climb

European stocks finish on a high after EU migration deal; oil prices climb

Market focus is largely attuned to concerns over global trade, a week before initial U.S. and Chinese tariffs are due to take effect. President Donald Trump’s administration is set to activate tariffs on Chinese goods worth around $34 billion on July 6, which is then widely expected to trigger a tit-for-tat response from Beijing. Elsewhere, […]

Europe weather sparks warnings to Brit tourists over 38C heatwaves, storms, wildfires and droughts this summer

Europe weather sparks warnings to Brit tourists over 38C heatwaves, storms, wildfires and droughts this summer

THE heatwave cooking the UK could spread into the rest of Europe, sparking wildfires, thunderstorms and even droughts. Brits face temperatures exceeding 31C and it could get even hotter on the continent, with the mercury topping a blistering 38C in the coming months. Europe could be struck with heatwaves, thunderstorms and even droughts this summer Experts […]

Analysis: How Gulf states can get Europe to abandon Iran

Analysis: How Gulf states can get Europe to abandon Iran

Iranian women gather during a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to walk out of a 2015 nuclear deal, in Tehran, Iran, May 11, 2018. (photo credit: REUTERS/TASNIM NEWS AGENCY) The protests sweeping across Iran are a clear sign the country’s economy and its Islamic revolutionary system are ready to buckle. The […]

Europe's divisions over migration likely to be exposed as leaders meet

Europe's divisions over migration likely to be exposed as leaders meet

ANDREAS SOLARO | AFP | Getty Images Migrants and refugees are transferred from the Topaz Responder ship run by Maltese NGO ‘Moas’ and the Italian Red Cross to the Spanish war ship Navarra, after being rescued off the coast of Libya on November 5, 2016. How Europe should prevent migrants attempting the dangerous sea passage […]

Europe ends on a mixed note, after trade concerns fuel recent sell-off; Inmarsat sinks 12.5%

Europe ends on a mixed note, after trade concerns fuel recent sell-off; Inmarsat sinks 12.5%

Looking across the European benchmark, Ingenico jumped 5.85 percent, making it one of Tuesday’s biggest gainers, after Bloomberg reported that the company is on track to get a takeover bid from private equity firms. Eurofins Scientific soared higher, finishing up over 8 percent, following an announcement that the company had raised its revenue target, after […]

Harley-Davidson warns European tariffs will cause a 'tremendous cost increase'

Harley-Davidson warns European tariffs will cause a 'tremendous cost increase'

Harley-Davidson said Monday that new European taxes on imported motorcycles will have a “significant impact” on its business, increasing the cost of motorcycles by $2,200 on average. Harley-Davidson also plans to shift building of EU-bound motorcycles outside of the US. The company sold more motorcycles in Europe than the US last year.  Shares of the […]

Europe Vows to Keep Fighting Trump on Trade

Europe Vows to Keep Fighting Trump on Trade

President Donald Trump’s aggressive approach to recasting U.S. partnerships and his direct assault on the World Trade Organization will unwind decades of progress and return global commerce to a free-for-all, according to an internal European Union memo. The note, prepared for EU governments ahead of a June 28-29 summit where trade will be discussed, reflects […]