European news

EP wants data protection guaranteed before allowing fingerprint exchange with UK

UK needs to give guarantees on full reciprocity for fingerprint data exchange with EU countries Concerns over UK meeting EU data protection standards...

Long-term EU budget: Parliament wants safety net for beneficiaries

Risk of payments being disrupted if agreement on the post-2020 long-term EU budget is not reached in time MEPs urge Commission to table...

EU to introduce new tyre labels to include information on energy consumption and grip

Labels will show fuel efficiency, wet grip, external rolling noise as of 2021 Estimated to save 10 million tonnes of CO2 emissions Potential...

More than 50% of German Companies Expect Major Revenue Drop in 2020

The coronavirus outbreak has caused a significant impact on European companies, confronting them with the worst market declines in the last few decades. As...

Spain, Italy, France and Germany announce summer flights without quarantine

Conte promises Italians a summer without quarantine "We have formed a working team between the four transport ministers of and we have already...

Europe must emerge stronger from this crisis

In 1950, Europe was in crisis, still devastated physically and economically by the effects of World War II, and politically searching for a way...

World News

Only three countries control over 80% of global diamond reserves

Data gathered by Learnbonds.com indicates that Russia, Congo, and Botswana control about 86.1% of the global diamond reserves. The Learnbonds.com data shows that the total global diamond reserves are about...

Coronavirus: Not Putin’s kind of crisis

With no heroes to laud or foes to lambast, Putin is not having a good crisis. But don’t write him off just yet. It has...

The world’s 50 best restaurants launches “50 Best for Recovery” programme

50 Best pivots to focus on a fund-raising drive in partnership with founding donor S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, delivering recovery-focused digital content and...

World leaders pledge billions for research to find a Coronavirus vaccine

World leaders have pledged more than $8bn (£6.5bn) to fund research into the development of a vaccine for Coronavirs / Covid-19. Around 40 countries and...