European stocks set for a mixed open amid Brexit progress, US-China trade optimism

European stocks set for a mixed open amid Brexit progress, US-China trade optimism

European stock indexes opened higher on Thursday as investors digest the latest news on Brexit and keep an eye on U.S.-China trade talks. The pan-European Stoxx 600 was up 0.8 percent, with all major indexes in positive territory. On Wednesday, British Prime Minister Theresa May said she had obtained enough support from senior members of […]

Taking hydrogen mobility forward in Europe

Taking hydrogen mobility forward in Europe

What should come first – the car or the filling station? Enterprising hydrogen mobility partners are tackling both at once. In the drive to decarbonise Europe’s transport sector, fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) offer crucial benefits. For one, their fuel – hydrogen – can be generated from a wide variety of local renewable energy sources, […]

The Best Ski Spots in Europe

The Best Ski Spots in Europe

Skiing goes way back, probably thousands of years, as a way for people to travel on snow. But skiing as a sport can be credited to the Norwegians, who held the first skiing and ski jump competitions in the 1800s. In Europe, once city-dwellers could easily reach Alpine villages by train, ski resorts were born. The […]

Recalling world wars, Trump slams Macron over push for European army

Recalling world wars, Trump slams Macron over push for European army

President Donald Trump’s tweet was his second over the last five days that misleadingly accused French President Emmanuel Macron of suggesting European nations need more robust militaries to protect themselves from the U.S. | Ludovic Marin/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump, fresh off a tense visit to Paris, on Tuesday fired off a string of tweets […]

Reality bites for Europe: Reform or rue the consequences

Reality bites for Europe: Reform or rue the consequences

If the US midterm elections have taught the Europeans a lesson, it is this: The ascent of Donald Trump and his followers is no accident. It’s obvious now that Mr Trump’s base is so significant that he is likely to be re-elected in two years. TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE Thank you for reading The […]

At WWI centenary, Netanyahu says Israel 'shielding' Europe from terrorism

At WWI centenary, Netanyahu says Israel 'shielding' Europe from terrorism

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday said Israel was “shielding” Europe from the spread of Islamist terrorism and the Continent should therefore be less “hostile” to the Jewish state, as world leaders gathered in France at an event marking 100 years since World War I. “Israel is Europe’s shield in the Middle East [from terrorism], […]

Top players show off their spikes, serves, blocks, passing and digs

Top players show off their spikes, serves, blocks, passing and digs

All-Star volleyball Top players show off their spikes, serves, blocks, passing and digs RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany — The stakes of Saturday’s DODEA-Europe all-star volleyball matches at Ramstein High School, coming a week after the European championships were decided, were inarguably low. That didn’t keep the level of play from rising as high […]

World War I soldiers seen arriving in Europe to fight alongside Allies in rare photos

World War I soldiers seen arriving in Europe to fight alongside Allies in rare photos

More than 17 million people, military and civilian, lost their lives in World War I. (SWNS) American troops stepped onto European soil in 1917, ready to fight alongside the Allies in World War I. Now, as the 100th anniversary of the Armistice approaches, photographs of the U.S. military training in France have recently been discovered at a […]

Iran: Europe stances 'very good,' but progress slow

Iran: Europe stances 'very good,' but progress slow

An Iranian deputy foreign minister has commended the political stances of the European Union in supporting the country in face of US sanctions, but criticized the rate of the bloc’s progress towards the enactment of mechanisms to keep a nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic alive.  “Their political stances have been very good,” Abbas Araqchi said, but […]

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