Healthy cities of the European Region adopt the Belfast Charter, ushering in a new phase of commitment

Healthy cities of the European Region adopt the Belfast Charter, ushering in a new phase of commitment

The WHO European Healthy Cities Network officially adopted the Belfast Charter for Healthy Cities on 4 October 2018, at the conclusion of the 4-day International Healthy Cities Conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. The Charter ushers in Phase VII of action for the Network, spanning 2019–2024. It builds on the political vision and framework […]

Europe moves forward with content quotas for Netflix and Amazon

Europe moves forward with content quotas for Netflix and Amazon

While some companies, like Netflix, are already nearing that quota, they’ll be required to maintain it going forward. Last month, Roberto Viola, head of the European Commission’s communications networks, content and technology division, told Variety that the European Union would publish information on how streaming platforms currently stand in regards to their European content. The […]

Will a Billion Dollars Buy Europe Exascale Dominance?

Will a Billion Dollars Buy Europe Exascale Dominance?

European supercomputing centers are known for deploying innovative architectures and working on cutting-edge applications, but the sheer number of these systems lags rather far behind the U.S. and China. Europe does not currently have a single system in the fastest ten on the list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers and has not since 2012. […]

European markets fall as worries over Italy's budget grow; Royal Mail shares down 6%

European markets fall as worries over Italy's budget grow; Royal Mail shares down 6%

Europe’s banking index was among the worst sectoral performers, down around 0.7 percent after a prominent Italian lawmaker said Rome would enjoy more favorable economic conditions outside the euro zone. Claudio Borghi, a euroskeptic economist who chairs the budget committee of the lower house of Italy’s parliament, said in a radio interview Tuesday that he […]

Can the Electricity System at the Heart of Europe Really Fail?

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European markets mixed ahead of new data and earnings; NAFTA deal in focus; Ryanair down 8%

European markets mixed ahead of new data and earnings; NAFTA deal in focus; Ryanair down 8%

Stocks in Europe hovered around the flatline on Monday morning as investors digested news of a trade agreement between the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The pan-European Stoxx 600 was mostly flat with the various sectors taking different directions. Travel and leisure was the worst-performer following news that Ryanair had cut its full-year profit guidance. The […]

Europe wins Ryder Cup…NL Central, NL West titles up for grabs on last day of regular season

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (AP) — Europe’s Ryder Cup winning streak on home soil continues. The Europeans beat the U.S. team 17½-10½, the most lopsided victory since consecutive 9-point wins by Europe in 2004 and 2006. The Americans haven’t won a Ryder Cup match in Europe since 1993. UNDATED (AP) — The last scheduled day of baseball’s […]