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ECB agrees to inject additional €600bn into eurozone economy

The single currency bloc is facing the deepest recession in memory and unprecedented job lossesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe European Central Bank has ramped up its coronavirus pandemic response by agreeing to inject an additional €600bn (£537.8bn) of emergency financial support into the Eurozone economy.Faced with the deepest recession in living memory and rapidly rising job losses across the single currency bloc, the ECB said it would increase the size of its ...
Tags: European Central Bank, Business, Economics, Europe, European Union, World news, Coronavirus outbreak, Christine Lagarde


France’s First Professional Theatre Performance Since The COVID Shutdown (It Wasn’t In A Theatre)

“Last week in [a small] city in eastern France, the residents and staff of a nursing home watched from a safe distance — some from windows and balconies — as five actors appeared in the building’s courtyard in front of a makeshift red curtain” to perform Cabaret sous les balcons (“Cabaret Under the Balconies”). “While most live events in Europe and the United States remain on forced hiatus, the relief of the cast was palpable as they performed.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Europe, France, Theatre, United States, 06.04.20


All Facebook users can now access a tool to port data to Google Photos

Facebook’s photo transfer tool is now available globally half a year on from an initial rollout in Europe, the company said today. The data portability feature enables users of the social network to directly port a copy of their photos to Google’s eponymous photo storage service via encrypted transfer, rather than needing to download and manually upload photos themselves — thereby reducing the hassle involved with switching to a rival service. Facebook users can find the option to “Transfe...
Tags: Google, Social, Facebook, Europe, US, Social Media, Tech, Eu, European Union, Canada, United States, Ireland, Antitrust, Photo Sharing, Google Photos, Social Network


Ukrainian Leadership Academy: Uncounted since 1932

2018 is the 85th anniversary of the Holodomor. It was the artificial famine created by the USSR government to destroy the Ukrainian nation. The exact number of the victims is unknown, as the Soviet Union forbade counting the deaths. However, we are talking about 7 million people in the very least. There are only a few dozen living survivors now. Their biggest fear is that after they are gone, the memory of the Holodomor will be lost forever. But ...
Tags: Europe, Advertising, Ukraine, Brussels, Ussr, European Parliament, Soviet Union, Leadership Academy, Iurii Kovryzhenko


AstraZeneca deal boosts potential Covid-19 vaccine supply to 2bn doses – business live

Rolling coverage of business, economics and markets as pharma giant AstraZeneca strikes a deal for its potential Covid-19 vaccineTottenham take £175m Bank of England loan to ease coronavirus impactECB’s €600bn asset purchases surprise investorsAnother 1.9m Americans claim jobless benefits UK construction industry recovers, but only slightly Aston Martin to cut 500 jobs; car dealer Lookers cuts 1,500 Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.58pm BST We’ve now moved onto ...
Tags: Europe, Business, UK, England, Economics, European Union, European Central Bank, Stock Markets, Currencies, Dollar, US economy, Ftse, Astrazeneca, Automotive Industry, Christine Lagarde, Sterling


Turkey: Green Deal – Europe To Define Its Response To COVID-19 Pandemic - Boden Law

The European Commission ("Commission") has an ambition to make Europe the first climate-neutral continent by 2050.
Tags: Europe, News, Turkey, European Commission Commission, Boden Law


Angela Merkel has become the spend, spend, spend chancellor | Larry Elliot

With its €130bn stimulus package, Germany is showing others how to do the recovery Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAnd in one bound she was transformed. For Angela Merkel, the days of being lampooned as the archetypal Swabian housewife keeping tight control over the purse strings are over. Now, courtesy of a €130bn (£116bn) stimulus package, she is the spend, spend, spend chancellor.Make no mistake, much of the past criticism of Germany’s frugal approach to government...
Tags: Europe, Business, Germany, Angela Merkel, Economics, World news, Global Economy, Economic recovery, Manufacturing sector, Larry Elliot, Coronavirus outbreak


Growing Importance of Tech is Top Trend in Legal, But Few Feel Prepared for It, Wolters Kluwer Survey Finds

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. is out today with its second-annual Future Ready Lawyer Survey Report, and its findings underscore the increasing importance of technology in the legal industry, with 76% of legal professionals in the U.S. and Europe saying that is the top trend. At the same time, however, only 28% of legal professionals indicated that their firm or organization is very prepared for it. The survey also reveals a disconnect around technology between law firms and their corpo...
Tags: Europe, Law, Uncategorized, Tech, Hungary, Wolters Kluwer, Dean Sonderegger, Sonderegger, Wolters Kluwer Legal Regulatory U S, Markus Hartung, Bucerius Center, Bucerius Law School Hamburg, Jeroen Zweers, Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory, Noun, Ken Crutchfield


Pamplona 'wolf pack' members convicted of separate sexual assault

Four found guilty of sexually abusing woman in southern city of Córdoba in May 2016Four of the five men who gang-raped a young woman at Pamplona’s bull-running festival in July 2016 have been given additional prison sentences after being convicted of sexually abusing another woman in southern Spain two months earlier.The Pamplona rape shocked the country and nationwide protests erupted after the five men were initially convicted of the lesser offence of sexual abuse. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Law, Spain, Society, World news, Cordoba, Pamplona, Rape and sexual assault


Sourcing software provider Keelvar raises $18M from Elephant and Mosaic

It was perhaps not until the COVID-19 pandemic hit the planet that most of us had ever heard or uttered the phrase “supply chain”. But in a global economy that had become drunk and lazy on ‘just in time ordering’ and similar, the threat to supply chains of things like, oh, food, from that pesky virus has become real and visceral. That why automation of ‘the supply chain’ has become such a huge issue. So it’s not a huge surprise that startups aimed at tackling this are suddenly thrust into the li...
Tags: Startups, TC, Europe, Enterprise, US, Samsung, Cork Ireland, Coupa, Bain Company, Paua Ventures, Mosaic Ventures, JAGGAER, Toby Coppel, Keelvar, Siemens Coca Cola Novartis BMW, Alan Holland


Royal Enfield Plans to Release a New Motorcycle Every Three Months

A New Bike Each Quarter Royal Enfield’s current sales numbers don’t look great, but the company has decided to push forward and continue to put out new designs. Recently, in an interview with Car and Bike, CEO Vinod Dasari said the company wants to release a new motorcycle every quarter for the next few years. That’s a lot of new bikes Royal Enfield will be flooding the market with. Dasari took over from the outgoing CEO Siddhartha Lal in 2019. He said Royal Enfield will launch a new motorcycle...
Tags: Europe, Motorcycles, North America, Enfield, Motorcycle News, Royal Enfield, Siddhartha Lal, Vinod Dasari, Dasari, Royal Enfield Meteor 350, Royal Enfield Plans


European Central Bank extends Covid-19 emergency stimulus by €600bn – business live

Live coverage of business, economics and markets as ECB president Christine Lagarde warns of ‘unprecedented’ 8.7% GDP slump in 2020ECB’s €600bn asset purchases surprise investorsUK construction industry recovers, but only slightly Aston Martin to cut 500 jobs; car dealer Lookers cuts 1,500 Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.03pm BST There is broad agreement that the stimulus is perfectly adequate, Lagarde says.LAGARDE SAYS BROAD CONSENSUS OVER 600 BLN INCREASE IN ...
Tags: Europe, Business, Economics, European Union, European Central Bank, Stock Markets, Currencies, Dollar, US economy, Ftse, Automotive Industry, Christine Lagarde, Ecb, Sterling, Aston Martin, Lagarde


Leaked messages show that UK challenger banking unicorn Monzo is cutting up to 80 staff amid the coronavirus pandemic as it looks to reshape its business

UK-based unicorn challenger bank Monzo is laying off up to 80 staff amid a re-organization of the startup's business in response to the coronavirus pandemic.  It was originally reported that the company would lay off up to 120 people in an internal message, per Reuters. However, a subsequent message and a source speaking to BI indicate that the number will be closer to 70-80 staff. The startup's revenues plunged during the coronavirus lockdown with Monzo opting to utilize the UK government's s...
Tags: Europe, UK, London, US, Trends, Las Vegas, Business Insider, Reuters, Tom Blomfield, Monzo, Blomfield, COVID


Nanox, maker of a low-cost scanning service to replace X-rays, expands Series B to $51M

A lot of the attention in medical technology today has been focused on tools and innovations that might help the world better fight the COVID-19 global health pandemic. Today comes news of another startup that is taking on some funding for a disruptive innovation that has the potential to make both COVID-19 as well as other kinds of clinical assessments more accessible. Nanox, a startup out of Israel that has developed a small, low-cost scanning system and “medical screening as a service” to rep...
Tags: Health, Startups, TC, Asia, Europe, Hardware, Enterprise, Funding, Israel, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Fujifilm, Norway, Foxconn, SK Telecom, Australia New Zealand


Germany unveils €130bn coronavirus recovery package

Tax and spending measures are designed to provide country with big economic boostCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageGermany has unveiled a €130bn (£116.4bn) package of tax and spending measures designed to boost the country’s economic recovery from the coronavirus crisis.Announcing measures to drag Europe’s largest economy out of recession as lockdown measures are removed, Angela Merkel’s government said it would use the package of sweeping temporary tax cuts and increas...
Tags: Europe, Business, Germany, Angela Merkel, Economics, UK News, World news, Tax and spending, Economic policy, Economic recovery


Workshops, pitches and the shortlist of Europe’s hottest startups in The Europas Awards

Well the votes from the public and the judges are in and we can finally reveal the shortlist for The Europas Awards 2020 to find the hottest European tech startups! The entries were sorted and sifted by journalists to compile an editorially-driven ‘long list’ of some of Europe’s most exciting startups and investors. The list is below, plus information on the premium virtual workshops being held into key categories in the awards. The winners will be announced at the online awards ceremony on th...
Tags: TC, Europe, Tech, Fintech, Chris, Healthtech, London UK, Greg Jackson, Robyn Scott, Ben Brabyn, Mark Lazar, Shona Ghosh, Octopus Energy, Memo Smart Company Cnet, Claire Dobson, Pathfounder Sessions


Germany unveils huge €130bn coronavirus recovery package

Tax and spending measures are designed to provide country with big economic boostCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageGermany has unveiled a massive €130bn (£116.4bn) package of tax and spending measures designed to boost the country’s economic recovery from the coronavirus crisis.Announcing measures to drag Europe’s largest economy out of recession as lockdown measures are removed, Angela Merkel’s government said it would use the package of sweeping temporary tax cuts and...
Tags: Europe, Germany, Angela Merkel, Economics, UK News, World news, Tax and spending, Economic policy, Economic recovery


Stock markets fall as investors hope for new €500bn ECB stimulus – business live

Live coverage as markets await European Central Bank announcement at 12:45pm BSTECB guide: €500bn asset purchases expected UK construction industry recovers, but only slightly Aston Martin to cut 500 jobs; car dealer Lookers cuts 1,500 Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.29am BST The FTSE 100 has been the strongest performer of large European indices so far on Thursday morning, down by 0.3%.Stock markets in France, Germany and Italy are down by between 0.8% and 1%...
Tags: Europe, Business, UK, Economics, European Union, European Central Bank, Stock Markets, Currencies, Dollar, Italy, US economy, Ftse, Automotive Industry, Christine Lagarde, Ecb, Sterling


St Petersburg death tally casts doubt on Russian coronavirus figures

City issues 1,552 more death certificates in May than last year, but Covid-19 toll was 171Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNew mortality data from Russia’s second-largest city has reignited questions about whether the country’s official tally has discounted thousands of deaths tied to the coronavirus outbreak.St Petersburg issued 1,552 more death certificates this May than in the previous year, a nearly 32% rise that indicates that hundreds of deaths tied to the pandem...
Tags: Europe, Russia, World news, St Petersburg, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID


EU leaders will intervene in Brexit talks in autumn, says German official

Michael Clauss says talks will be a focus from September and UK needs more realistic approachBritain must give away some sovereignty to secure free trade with the EU but Europe’s leaders will intervene in the negotiations in the autumn with the aim of sealing a compromise deal at a summit on 15 October, Germany’s ambassador in Brussels has said.Michael Clauss, whose country will take over the rolling presidency of the EU for the second half of the year, said there had been “no real progress” in ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Germany, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Foreign Policy, Brussels, Brexit, Michael Clauss


Anti-phishing startup Inky raises $20M to ramp up enterprise adoption

Anti-phishing startup Inky has raised $20 million in its Series B round of funding, led by Insight Partners . The funding will help the company push for greater enterprise adoption and expand to international markets including Europe, Asia and Latin America. Inky started out a decade ago with a bold mission to reinvent email with its desktop app focused on helping users better organize and filter their inboxes. The company pivoted away from its email improvement efforts in 2018 to focus on ...
Tags: Security, Verizon, Asia, Europe, Crime, Email, Tech, Cybercrime, Information Technology, Machine Learning, Cross-site Scripting, Social Engineering, Phishing, Latin America, Identity Theft, Series B


SiteMinder World Hotel Index: Europe Pushes Global Hotel Bookings Past A Quarter Of 2019 Levels

Data by SiteMinder, the global hotel industry's leading guest acquisition platform, today reveals a growing demand for travel within Europe has pushed total hotel bookings worldwide past a quarter of 2019 levels. The SiteMinder World Hotel Index shows the volume of hotel bookings globally has now reached 29.62% YoY.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Siteminder


Bryter raises $16M for a no-code platform for non-technical people to build enterprise automation apps

Automation is the name of the game in enterprise IT at the moment: we now have a plethora of solutions on the market to speed up your workflow, simplify a process, and perform more repetitive tasks without humans getting involved. Now, a startup that is helping non-technical people get more directly involved in how to make automation work better for their tasks is announcing some funding to seize the opportunity. Bryter — a no-code platform based in Berlin that lets workers in departments like a...
Tags: Travel, Startups, TC, Europe, London, Enterprise, Berlin, US, Deloitte, Accel, Sequoia, Notion Capital, Dawn Capital, Grupp, Recent Funding, Luca Bocchio


Your Favorite Paris Story

Since I had such a terrific turnout from the photos you sent from the Your Favorite Paris Photo post a few weeks ago, I’ve decided to do a follow up post.   Do you have a favorite Paris story you would like to share? If you do, I would love you to send it to me to post on Eye Prefer Paris. It could be funny, romantic, bittersweet, or whatever theme you like. I just have a few parameters. 1. Please keep it under 500 words, so I can include all of your stories.   2. Please use eith...
Tags: Travel, Europe, New York, Paris, Contests, Florence, Vincent, Marais, Saint Germain, London Paris Rome, Benoit, Avignon France, Richard Nahem, Cafe de Flore, Venice When, Café de Flore Here


Europe’s Hotel Construction Pipeline Continues to Expand in the First Quarter of 2020 Despite COVID-19 Pandemic*

Analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE) report that at the close of the first quarter of 2020, Europe's hotel construction pipeline expanded to near-record highs with 1,840 projects and 294,047 rooms, a 10% increase in projects and a 15% increase in rooms, year-over-year (YOY). Projects under construction stand at 878 projects, with an all-time high of 142,185 rooms; while projects scheduled to start construction in the next 12 months stand at 522 projects with a record-high 82,229 rooms. P...
Tags: Travel, Europe, London, France, Germany, Dusseldorf, United Kingdom, Paris, Portugal, Hilton, Marriott, Ihg, Poland, Hamburg, Lisbon, Holiday Inn Express


German economy should reach pre-crisis level in H2 2022 - minister

German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Thursday that his aim is for Europe's largest economy to return to pre-crisis levels in the second half of 2022.
Tags: Europe, Money, businessNews, Peter Altmaier


Has the UK just canceled summer by imposing a 14-day quarantine?

Europe is readying for its first socially distanced foreign visitors amid hopes that peak tourist season can be salvaged. But for the UK, new rules quarantining arrivals for 14 days could still see summer cancelled and the tourism industry at risk
Tags: Europe, UK, Cnn


Danish Church Takes Over Heavy Metal Venue: From ‘Copenhell’ to ‘Copenheaven’

Houses of worship have struggled to adapt to a socially distanced world. But in Denmark, one congregation set up a drive-in church at the site of a heavy metal music festival.
Tags: Europe, News, Denmark, Christians and Christianity, Copenhagen (Denmark, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Coronavirus Reopenings


Madeleine McCann parents say focus on suspect 'potentially very significant'

Spokesman says it is first time in 13 years he can recall police fixing sights on one individual The parents of Madeleine McCann believe the identification of a convicted German sex offender as the key suspect in their daughter’s disappearance is “potentially very significant”, their spokesman has said.An international appeal for information is under way after police in Britain and Germany revealed that a serving prisoner is the new prime suspect in the disappearance of the three-year-old on 3 M...
Tags: Europe, Germany, UK News, World news, Britain, Portugal, Madeleine McCann


UK car sales slump as 2,000 workers lose their jobs in Covid-19 crisis – business live

Live coverage as Aston Martin and car dealer Lookers announce costs savings plansCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.28am BST The FTSE 100 is on track for its first decline this week. It had been buoyed earlier in the week by optimism that the world economy will recover from the pandemic faster than previously thought.However, the early selling pressure has eased somewhat, with stocks down by 0.2% on the blue-chip index. 8.06am BST The FTSE 100 has lost 0.45% i...
Tags: Europe, Business, UK, France, Economics, Spain, European Union, European Central Bank, Stock Markets, Currencies, Dollar, US economy, Ftse, Automotive Industry, Christine Lagarde, Sterling