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Special Report: Why Poland fell out of step with Europe

Special Report: Why Poland fell out of step with Europe

Published 18/10/2018

WARSAW - Last winter, Monika Pawlik spent her days crawling through mud and digging trenches in frozen ground, training for Poland’s home guard. Her daughter, [more…]

Italy’s PM defiant on budget, denies coalition rift

Italy’s PM defiant on budget, denies coalition rift

Published 18/10/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Italy’s prime minister on Thursday denied any division between the two parties in his governing coalition, after reports of a spat over [more…]

German AfD members monitored by spy agency are now Bavarian lawmakers

German AfD members monitored by spy agency are now Bavarian lawmakers

Published 18/10/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Some members of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in Bavaria who are under surveillance for alleged links to extremist groups [more…]

European shares edge up as earnings flurry quells Fed angst

European shares edge up as earnings flurry quells Fed angst

Published 18/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - European shares traded slightly higher on Thursday as a flurry of corporate trading updates quelled fears of fast-rising U.S. interest rates amid [more…]

Dollar snaps gains as Fed-fuelled rally fizzles

Dollar snaps gains as Fed-fuelled rally fizzles

Published 18/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar stepped back from a one-week high on Thursday as investors took profits after a rally this week encouraged by upbeat [more…]

EU leaders seek stronger euro zone as Italy challenges rules

EU leaders seek stronger euro zone as Italy challenges rules

Published 18/10/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders will discuss on Thursday how to make the euro zone more resilient to crises, with the bloc’s third biggest [more…]

‘Enough excuses!’ France’s Le Maire grows impatient over GAFA tax

‘Enough excuses!’ France’s Le Maire grows impatient over GAFA tax

Published 18/10/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - Europe has talked long enough about whether to make internet giants like Google (GOOGL.O), Apple (AAPL.O) and Facebook (FB.O) pay more taxes [more…]

A pity to throw it away: insurer stores damaged art in Germany

A pity to throw it away: insurer stores damaged art in Germany

Published 17/10/2018

COLOGNE, (Germany) (Reuters) - What happens to artworks which are too badly damaged to be restored once the insurer has paid out the claim? Up [more…]

Merkel calls for stable euro zone budgets in warning shot to Italy

Merkel calls for stable euro zone budgets in warning shot to Italy

Published 17/10/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Euro zone countries must each ensure their budgets are stable and economies competitive, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said ahead of a European [more…]

Cheap and unloved: Europe Inc can’t afford third-quarter miss as…

Cheap and unloved: Europe Inc can’t afford third-quarter miss as…

Published 17/10/2018

MILAN/LONDON (Reuters) - The third-quarter reporting season kicks off this week with European companies on track for a second year of solid profit growth, but [more…]