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U.S., European officials condemn arrest of poisoned Putin critic Alexei Navalny, as calls grow for his immediate release

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his wife Yulia are seen at the passport control point at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport on January 17, 2021. KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — The U.S. and several European governments have......

Exclusive: U.S. tells European companies they face sanctions risk on Nord Stream 2 pipeline

By Timothy Gardner, Daphne Psaledakis WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department this month told European companies which it suspects are helping to build Russia’s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline that they face the risk of sanctions as the outgoing Trump administration prepares a final round of punitive measures against......

Pompeo cancels last diplomatic trip after European officials reportedly snub him in wake of Trump riot

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, speaks at a news conference while U.S. President Donald Trump looks on following his second summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on February 28, 2019 in Hanoi, Vietnam. Tuan Mark | Getty......

European stocks rebound as oil, travel stocks jump

FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, January 11, 2021. REUTERS/Staff (Reuters) – European stocks steadied on Tuesday after declining in the last session, as investors looked to the upcoming earnings season and focused on the prospect of larger......

2020 Ties 2016 as Hottest Yet, European Analysis Shows

Last year effectively tied 2016 as the hottest year on record, European climate researchers announced Friday, as global temperatures continued their relentless rise brought on by the emission of heat-trapping greenhouse gases. The record warmth — which fueled deadly heat waves, droughts, intense wildfires and other environmental disasters around the......

Investment deal expected to bolster European dealmaking in China

HONG KONG (Reuters) – European companies are expected to hunt for assets in China, mainly in insurance, healthcare and automobile sectors, after the world’s second-largest economy and the European Union agreed to an investment deal last month, lawyers and bankers say. FILE PHOTO: The Chinese, European Union (EU) and German......

European regulator approves Moderna Covid vaccine for use in the EU

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Volunteers prepared doses of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine at Forand Manor in Central Falls, RI on December 30, 2020. Boston Globe | Boston Globe | Getty Images LONDON — The European Medicines Agency on Wednesday recommended Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine for......

From relegation talk to European hopes – how have Arsenal turned it round?

It was only 11 days ago that West Brom manager Sam Allardyce said he considered Arsenal a relegation rival. But after a week which Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta described as “crucial,” his side are now 12 points above the relegation zone and could be starting to look like European contenders......

Global Markets: European shares end 2020 in a slump

LONDON (Reuters) – European shares fell on Thursday as lockdowns and rising COVID-19 cases overshadowed the optimism around the rollout of vaccines in the New Year, while the dollar fell to a two-and-a-half-year low. Traders from BGC, a global brokerage company in London’s Canary Wharf financial centre react as European......

AstraZeneca vaccine not ready for quick European approval, watchdog official says

FILE PHOTO: Vials with a sticker reading, “COVID-19 / Coronavirus vaccine / Injection only” and a medical syringe are seen in front of a displayed AstraZeneca logo in this illustration taken October 31, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The European Medicines Authority (EMA) will most likely not be able......

Crewless ship powered by AI to recreate Mayflower’s 400-year-old journey

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The year 2020 marks four centuries since the Mayflower carried some of the first European settlers across the Atlantic ocean to North America. To commemorate the anniversary, another vessel is recreating that voyage, but as Roxana Saberi reports, this......

Brexit: How European leaders reacted to EU-UK trade deal

media captionEuropean Commission announces ‘fair’ post-Brexit trade deal A post-Brexit trade deal has been agreed between the EU and the UK, prompting relief, sadness and optimism for the future. European leaders have been reacting to the announcement. Here’s what some of them have said. Ursula von der Leyen, European Commission......

EU-UK trade talks still in “final stages” – European Commission source

FILE PHOTO: Flags of the Union Jack and European Union are seen ahead of the meeting of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, in Brussels, Belgium December 9, 2020. Olivier Hoslet/Pool via REUTERS BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU-UK trade talks are still in their......

European Medicines Agency authorizes Pfizer vaccine for use in the EU

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A healthcare worker holds a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine vial at Dignity Health Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center in Glendale, California, U.S., December 17, 2020. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters Europe’s medicines regulator on Monday authorized Pfizer and BioNTech’s coronavirus......

Mediaset to press ahead with European TV plan regardless of Vivendi: CEO to paper

FILE PHOTO: Mediaset’s Chief Executive Pier Silvio Berlusconi poses after media conference at the headquarter in Cologno Monzese, near Milan, Italy, April 8, 2016. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini MILAN (Reuters) – Mediaset will press ahead with plans to create a pan-European TV champion, regardless of whether it can strike a deal to......

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