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Europe is once again sliding into crisis

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Europe: “Grexit” – the risk that Greece will exit from the Eurozone and trigger a break-up of the single-currency club – has reappeared on the radar of global markets. Further east, Russia is escalating the conflict with Europe over the Ukraine – which is going to get worse. And across the continent, the political dominance of old elites is coming to an end with the rise of radical new parties. [Read more…]

Eurocrats a Deadly Enemy

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Over-regulation is the enemy of economic growth, and in the European Union, where power rests with unelected Eurocrats, it is the most deadly enemy, Robin Mitchinson writes in his blog*. [Read more…]

Dollar slips under Europe pressure

London Stock Exchange

Europe and Asia dragged world equity markets lower on Monday as concerns about slower growth in China prompted investors to cut their risks. [Read more…]

Carlos Ghosn For European Automobile Manufacturers

carlos ghosn

Brussels, 12 May 2014 – The Board of Directors of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has elected Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of Renault, as its new President. [Read more…]

The Baltic Change

Istock Blackheads House Riga

25 years ago in 1989, Lithuania recognised Lithuanian law as taking precedence over Soviet rule – effectively marking the end of Communism in Lithuania. [Read more…]

SA to hold talks with Europe

South Africa Travel

South Africa will hold high level discussions with Switzerland and Norway when International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister, Marius Fransman, visits the two countries this week. [Read more…]

Natural Gas Boom in Europe

Statoil

“A new golden age is just arriving” for independent suppliers to Europe such as the Norwegian giant Statoil, Deutsche Bank argues in a new report. [Read more…]

Falch retains Cross Triathlon title

Martin Falch

Martin Falch

The great Martin Falch delighted his home crowd by retaining his ETU European Cross Triathlon Championship title at Strobl am Wolfgangsee. [Read more…]

DTI to host SA-Switzerland business forum

South Africa-Switzerland business forum

Pretoria – The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) will this week host the South Africa-Switzerland business forum which will showcase business opportunities in the renewable energy sector. [Read more…]

Briffod wins first European Junior Cup title

Adrien Briffod

Adrien Briffod

Adrien Briffod delivered a superb performance to win gold at the ETU Junior European Cup in Tiszaujvaros.

Briffod was involved in an incredible sprint finish involving three athletes in which he just pipped Grant Sheldon (GBR) on the line to win his first European Junior Cup. [Read more…]