Deaths Spike on Mediterranean Sea Crossing to Europe

Deaths Spike on Mediterranean Sea Crossing to Europe

GENEVA —  The U.N. refugee agency is calling for safe and legal pathways for migration as the death toll among refugees and migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea into Europe reaches new heights. There has been a significant reduction this year in the number of asylum seekers and migrants reaching European shores via the Mediterranean Sea. […]

3 Developments In Europe You May Have Missed Over The Summer – And One You Didn't

3 Developments In Europe You May Have Missed Over The Summer – And One You Didn't

By David Zahn, CFA, FRM, Head of European Fixed Income, Senior Vice President, Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group The months of July and August are traditionally a little quieter for markets in Europe as participants take a summer break. But things don’t stop completely. As the wheels get back up to speed, David Zahn, Franklin […]

October storms are gathering over Europe's economy

October storms are gathering over Europe's economy

“April is the cruelest month,” wrote TS Eliot in the opening line of The Waste Land – possibly his greatest poem. “August is a wicked month,” quipped the Irish writer Edna O’Brien in the title of her fifth novel. “October will be a s—storm” is a less aesthetic phrase, but one I’ve heard a lot […]

Catholic Church should fight for freedom and unity in Europe

Catholic Church should fight for freedom and unity in Europe

Cardinal Reinhard Marx visited the Polish city of Gdansk to pay tribute to the Solidarnosc movement of the 1980s. The leading Catholic representative also hoped for some new encounters to solidify the church‘s commitment to common European values. DW: What can Europe learn from the Solidarnosc movement today? Marx: First of all, the belief that […]

Putin Is Sneaking Up on Europe From the South

Putin Is Sneaking Up on Europe From the South

The first big battles between the U.S. military and the Wehrmacht during World War II were not actually in Europe. Between Nov. 8 and Nov. 10, 1942, the United States and allied forces landed in Algeria and Morocco. After defeating Vichy French forces, the armies proceeded east to Tunisia to take on the German forces […]

Welcome back to Europe, Inter

Welcome back to Europe, Inter

Inter are back in the Champions League for the first time since 2012 and its safe to say their presence has been missed by Europe’s elite Inter oh Inter; you have been missed in the Champions League. Your famous kit and iconic stadium, your heritage and history, has accorded you legendary status. Europe will now […]

JetBlue Wants to Fly You Business Class to Europe for Cheaper

JetBlue Wants to Fly You Business Class to Europe for Cheaper

JetBlue has its sights on Europe. In an interview with The Points Guy, President and Chief Operating Officer Joanna Geraghty confirmed that the airline is actively considering routes and aircraft to begin operating transatlantic flights. “We know that out of Boston there’s a number of really interesting markets we’d like to fly to in Europe, […]

Prospecting on the Moon: Russia, Europe to Hunt for Lunar Ice

Prospecting on the Moon: Russia, Europe to Hunt for Lunar Ice

Diagram of Russia’s Luna 27 spacecraft, which is scheduled to land on the moon’s far side in 2022 or 2023, and some of its European payloads. Credit: ESA The European Space Agency (ESA) and Russia are working together to investigate the moon’s resources — specifically, water ice and other volatiles at the lunar poles. […]

Italy's Salvini vows 'historic change' in Europe after talks with Hungary's Orban

Italy's Salvini vows 'historic change' in Europe after talks with Hungary's Orban

French government loses its green credentials as Hulot resigns Read more Orban, Salvini vow anti-migrant front ahead of EU elections Read more Merkel: ‘Hate in the streets’ has no place in Germany Read more Russia to stage biggest war games since Soviet era Read more Under fire Trump belatedly lowers flags for McCain Read more […]