Europe

Tears flow as Grateful Dead say farewell in Chicago

Published 06/07/2015

CHICAGO The Grateful Dead gave what they say will be their last group performance on Sunday, playing to some 70,000 singing, dancing and tearful fans [more…]

Amid crisis, Frankfurt’s landmark euro sculpture gets pricey makeover

Published 06/07/2015

FRANKFURT The euro may be facing an existential crisis but the giant 14-metre sculpture of the euro symbol that towers over downtown Frankfurt, home of [more…]

Tunisia objects to HSBC settlement in Geneva

Published 06/07/2015

ZURICH Tunisia has filed an objection to HSBC's agreement to pay 40 million Swiss francs ($43 million) to settle a money laundering investigation at its [more…]

Keeping Greece in euro zone still the aim: Dijsselbloem

Published 06/07/2015

THE HAGUE Greece's 'No' vote has made discussions with its creditors more difficult, but the aim remains to keep the country in the euro zone, [more…]

U.S. rapper Kendrick Lamar delights London’s ‘Wireless’ festival

Published 06/07/2015

LONDON The sun was out for double-Grammy-award-winning U.S. rapper Kendrick Lamar this weekend as he performed an energetic set of his hits to an enraptured [more…]

Tunisia seeks to block HSBC settlement in Geneva: paper

Published 05/07/2015

ZURICH Tunisia has filed an objection to HSBC's agreement to pay 40 million Swiss francs ($42.5 million) to settle a money laundering investigation at its [more…]

Greece proposes tax amnesty for funds parked in Switzerland: paper

Published 05/07/2015

ZURICH Greece has proposed a tax amnesty in an effort to collect revenue on billions of euros that its citizens are believed to have quietly [more…]

UK’s Osborne to hit BBC to fund welfare cuts: Sunday Times

Published 04/07/2015

LONDON British finance minister George Osborne plans to launch a 650 million pound raid on the BBC to help cover the country's benefits bill, forcing [more…]

Restored Word War Two Spitfire to be auctioned for charity

Published 03/07/2015

LONDON A restored World War Two Spitfire which was shot down over northern France in 1940 is expected to raise about $3 million for charity [more…]

Vivendi pushes out Canal+ chief as profits shrink

Published 03/07/2015

PARIS French media group Vivendi pushed out Rodolphe Belmer as chief of its Canal Plus unit on Friday amid disappointment over what one source said [more…]