Bloomberg: Germany Warns Greece Against Isolation as Tsipras Shunned. Greece’s government risks isolation in the European Union by threatening to break ranks on sanctions against Russia and ditch its bailout deal, German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s minister for European affairs said. Show More Summary
Policies in the European Union and elsewhere requiring the use of renewable and low greenhouse gas-emitting energy are driving demand for wood pellets used to generate bioenergy. This demand could provide new markets for US timber exports, increase wood prices, and lead to increases in forestland area.
While Greece's new leftist government seems set on a collision course with the European Union, it is likely to steer clear of confronting the country's critical shipping industry. The post Greek Government Unlikely to Target Shipping Industry appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Growth is anemic at best and socio-economic inequality is on the rise. How did the European project go so wrong?
Bloomberg: EU Moves Toward Tougher Russia Sanctions as Greece Yields. European Union governments moved toward imposing further economic sanctions on Russia as Greece’s new administration refrained from casting a veto that could leave it isolated in Europe. Show More Summary
Monday morning I encountered a word in a number of newspapers that I have not read regarding the European Union for years: Hope. The occasion was the election in Greece. I suddenly became aware of how long much of this continent has been living in what appears to be a never ending-crisis.
LONDON (Reuters) - Global banks expect to increase base salaries by less than 3 percent this year and most are not planning to overhaul their pay structure in the face of tougher European Union rules on bonuses, a survey reported on Thursday. Show More Summary
European School Chess Championships 2015The European Chess Union and Turkish Chess Federation have the honour of inviting all National Chess Federations of the ECU and eligible players to the European School Championships 2015 organised...Show More Summary
As Western countries respond to the resumption of all-out war in Ukraine, they must ensure that the driving force behind the hostilities — Moscow — pays a greater cost for the rising civilian death toll. European Union foreign ministers are set to meet Thursday to discuss...
Recent election results raise the possibility that Greece could leave the European Union. How should U.S. investors respond to this?
By Jan Strupczewski BRUSSELS (Reuters) - New European Union sanctions against Russia could include further capital markets restrictions, making it harder for Russian companies to refinance themselves and possibly affecting Russian sovereign bonds and access to advanced technology for the oil and gas sectors, EU officials said on Wednesday. Show More Summary
Evening Headlin es Bloomberg: Sanctions Aren't Enough to Stop Putin, and He Knows It. The European Union wants to tighten sanctions on Russia again, as renewed fighting in eastern Ukraine causes heavy casualties and raises fears that Russian-backed separatists will seize control of more territory. Show More Summary
A new regulation governing the control of invasive alien species became effective in all EU states on 1 January 2015. The European Union hopes that it will actively combat one of the greatest threats to biodiversity and thus the functioning of ecosystems. The new regulation has far-reaching implications for authorities as well as for trade in animals and plants.
Leaders from Germany’s automotive sector held a rally Wednesday in Berlin to lend support to a transatlantic trade agreement heavily facing opposition. Automotive News reports the agreement between the European Union and the United States,...Show More Summary
The government of Austria is planning to make a legal challenge with regard to the European Union’s relatively recent decision to allow the Hinkley Point C nuclear energy project to be subsidized to the tune of billions of pounds, according to recent reports. Show More Summary
The European Union plans to extend its sanctions on Russia, draft conclusions for an EU foreign ministers meeting showed.
What's going on in Greece is captured perfectly in this Morland cartoon from The Times. Syriza, the big winner in the Greek general election, says that the European Union (EU) should forgive the mountain of debt that Greece has built...Show More Summary
Neither Belgium nor the European Union has any specific regulations regarding breeding and marketing insects for human consumption, but the trade is tolerated. And why not? Insects, according to the Scientific Committee of the (Belgium) Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain, “offer great potential” as alternative sources of dietary protein. But what... Continue Reading
Years of trudging through an economic slough of despond, guarded by German warders, have left the states of the European Union’s south near to despair.