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Winter Olympics: Sofia Goggia beats Lindsey Vonn to become Italy's first female downhill champion
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 07:45

Sofia Goggia sees off the challenge of American star Lindsey Vonn to become the first female Italian Olympic downhill champion. BBC News - Europe

Ukraine said to be 'desperately concerned' that Russia could attack its gas pipeline
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 04:35

Ukraine is worried Nord Stream 2 could leave its gas pipeline vulnerable to a Russian attack, according to a leading political risk expert. Europe Ne...

Jailed Catalan leader: We must unite to retake control
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 02:37

Oriol Junqueras calls on Catalan's parliament to end the leadership deadlock over Carles Puigdemont. BBC News - Europe

German army problems 'dramatically bad', report says
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:45

The report highlights numerous issues with the Bundeswehr, including disrepair and a lack of staff. BBC News - Europe

Firefighter's on call time counts as work, ECJ rules
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:37

The ruling from Europe's top court may allow workers across the EU to charge for this kind of work. BBC News - Europe

Goldman Sachs executive Jose Manuel Barroso, a former top EU chief, in row over Brussels lobbying
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 21:41

Jose Manuel Barroso has been criticized for allegedly trying to lobby members of the European Commission. Europe News

Bjorgen makes history at Olympics
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 20:35

The United States win gold in the women's team sprint free as Norway's Marit Bjorgen becomes the most decorated Winter Olympian of all time. BBC News...

European stocks set to open lower; Deutsche Borse, Iberdrola, Glencore report
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:34

European equities are expected to open lower on Wednesday as investors focus on earnings reports and data releases. Europe News

Poles told to report 'anti-Polish slander' to diplomats
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:33

Poland's top senator says linking Poles to Nazi crimes is an insult to the nation. BBC News - Europe

Greece has a tricky decision to make that could see market repercussions
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 09:45

Greece wants to exit its bailout program as scheduled in August. But that brings about a difficult decision on how that should take place. Europe New...

Pope's investigator meets Chile sex abuse victims
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 08:40

Archbishop Charles Scicluna is looking into accusations that a bishop covered up abuse. BBC News - Europe

Ireland Faces Shifting Currents in Its Ties to EU
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 06:57

Brexit and robust initiatives from Brussels mean big changes ahead for Ireland, where membership in the bloc has been widely seen as a boon, Simon Nix...

Has a New Recipe Ruined Scotland's Popular Irn-Bru Soda?
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 22:34

The makers of Irn-Bru, Scotland’s super-sweet orange soda, recently changed its century-old recipe and cut the sugar content in half. Many Scots are...

Europe markets edge higher amid earnings; HSBC shares fall 3%
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:32

European stocks were slightly higher Tuesday morning, as investors monitored the release of the latest batch of corporate earnings. Europe News

Pope Francis Names New Sex Abuse Panel Amid Criticism
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:33

Pope Francis renewed his advisory panel on child protection, after a two-month lapse, amid growing criticism of his record on clerical sex abuse. WSJ...

Latvia Detains Top ECB Official in Anticorruption Probe
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:42

A top European Central Bank official was detained over the weekend by Latvia’s anticorruption agency as part of a criminal investigation, in the lat...

Macron Law Jolts French Labor Market
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 11:34

Some of France’s largest employers are seizing on President Emmanuel Macron’s labor-system overhaul to undertake mass layoffs, heralding a sea cha...

ECB Freezes All Payments by Latvia Bank Amid U.S. Probe
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 06:49

The ECB has frozen all payments by a Latvian bank, following accusations by the U.S. that the small bank laundered billions in illicit funds, includin...

Stronger European Earnings Augur More M&A, Higher Dividends
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 06:05

European companies are reporting higher revenues and profits as the continent benefits from the fastest pace of economic growth in a decade, prompting...

Latvian central bank boss released on bail
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 05:10

The Baltic state's anti-corruption agency suspects Ilmars Rimsevics of seeking a €100,000 bribe. BBC News - Europe

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