Nissan admits faking exhaust emissions data in Japan

Nissan admits faking exhaust emissions data in Japan

Nissan has admitted that it falsified exhaust emissions data on some of its cars made in Japan. The company said the falsifications took place at five of its plants in Japan and involved nearly two…

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EU says US-Chinese trade tariffs "bad for world trade"

EU says US-Chinese trade tariffs "bad for world trade"

After their tit-for-tat trade tariffs came into effect on Friday China accused the US of triggering the “largest-scale trade war.” But the EU gave a more muted reaction. Trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom tweeted that it’s…

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Remote work offers hope to Gaza residents

Remote work offers hope to Gaza residents

Some 1.8 million Palestinians in Gaza remain ‘locked in’, denied free access to the remainder of the territory and the outside world. That’s according to the United Nations’ Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs…

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Ryanair repeats calls for ‘urgent’ European action after 1,100 more flight cancellations

Ryanair repeats calls for ‘urgent’ European action after 1,100 more flight cancellations

Budget airline Ryanair has repeated calls for the European Commission to take “urgent action” over air traffic control strikes after it says it was forced to cancel some 1,100 flights last month. The Ireland-based carrier…

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Iran's economy suffers decline following US sanctions threat

Iran’s economy suffers decline following US sanctions threat

In the markets and bazaars of Iran people are feeling the pain of a decline in the value of the country’s currency, the Rial. Stores closed down in Tehran’s Grand Bazaar as shopowners reacted angrily…

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Cards on the table time for Brexit says Donald Tusk

Cards on the table time for Brexit says Donald Tusk

European Council President Donald Tusk has said time is running out for the UK to reach a Brexit deal. Speaking after yesterday’s EU summit in Brussels he called on the British government to lay its…

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Supporting women's entrepreneurship in Europe

Supporting women’s entrepreneurship in Europe

Women outnumber men in Europe but they account for just 22% of entrepreneurs. Euronews reporter Sergio Cantone went to Rome to find out why. He spoke to Tiziana Pompei, Deputy Secretary-General of the Italian Chamber…

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US sanctions pressurise Iran

US sanctions pressurise Iran

Following the massive protests in Tehran, the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says America will fail to defeat the Iranian nation with economic pressure. Hassan Rouhani, Iran’s president says, “As always, America wants to break up…

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Amazon announces $1b acquisition of online pharamacy PillPack

Amazon announces $1b acquisition of online pharamacy PillPack

Amazon announced it will acquire online pharmacy Pillpack on Thursday, dropping the shares of the two largest drugstore chains in the U.S., Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. and CVS Health Corp., over 8%. The move comes…

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Bulgaria: Open for business

Bulgaria: Open for business

The Bulgarian economy is growing at a stunning pace and exports are booming, while its business-friendly environment and well-educated local workforce are a magnet for foreign investments. More and more foreign companies are going there,…

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Bank of England rejects EU's warnings

Bank of England rejects EU’s warnings

Britain’s banks could deal with a hard Brexit next March if necessary. That’s according to the Bank of England’s Governor. Mark Carney rejects the European Union’s warnings that lenders are inadequately prepared. Carney says the…

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The future of work

The future of work

Traditional 9-to-5 working patterns and the idea of a job for life could be things of the past. The digital economy means our work lives have changed so much that they’re almost unrecognisable from a…

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Union perspective: gambling on technology at the cost of people

Union perspective: gambling on technology at the cost of people

The International Trade Union Confederation’s General Secretary Sharan Burrow says, while digitalisation is the tram track of the future, the opportunities and jobs it creates need to be balanced with labour rights, fair transition measures,…

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Low wages are out of Uber’s control

Low wages are out of Uber’s control

The most important issue for ride-sharing giant Uber’s drivers is their earnings. But the company’s EMEA boss, Pierre-Dimitri Gore-Coty says that, although they monitor it, they cannot control how much their drivers earn. But Gore-Coty…

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Ordering an Uber? Not driverless anytime soon

Ordering an Uber? Not driverless anytime soon

Uber’s EMEA Boss Pierre-Dimitri Gore-Coty thinks driverless cars are a fascinating technology, but one that isn’t going to hit our roads anytime soon. Maithreyi Seetharaman: You don’t think driverless cars are going to be the…

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The Rifkin view: 'Glocalisation' is the new globalisation

The Rifkin view: ‘Glocalisation’ is the new globalisation

Third industrial revolution pundit and President of Foundation on Economic Trends (FOET), Jeremy Rifkin firmly believes technologies are never neutral and technological infrastructures through history have never been neutral. They always come at a price….

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The EU Commissioner plays down Trump's trade tariffs on imports of cars

The EU Commissioner plays down Trump’s trade tariffs on imports of cars

The American tariffs threatened on all imports of EU-assembled cars are small. That from the EU Commissioner for Trade. At a press conference about trade and investment barriers on Tuesday Cecilia Malmstrom says the sums…

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Turkey's markets rally after President Erdogan re-elected

Turkey’s markets rally after President Erdogan re-elected

Turkish markets rallied on Monday after investors bet on Tayyip Erdogan’s presidential election victory bringing political stability. The main BIST 100 stock index jumped 2.2 percent as it opened, and against the dollar the turkish…

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