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EUROPE • Today
Leadership debate: BBC defends vetting process after imam's tweets
June 19, 2019
Abdullah Patel's controversial tweets surfaced after he asked a question during the leadership debate.
Latest News

Watch: Finnish inventor takes to high seas in floating hot tub
June 19, 2019
The crew sailed 90km from Helsinki to Tallinn, Estonia, in just over ten hours. The men spent the journey fishing from the comfort of the tub, although sadly their barbecue went overboard.
Watch: Yoko Ono refugee boat installation goes on display
June 19, 2019
Visitors are invited to paint their thoughts and feelings about immigration on and around the boat.
Hungry polar bear wanders major Russian town as wildfires rage across Arctic Circle
June 19, 2019
The polar bear was spotted in Norilsk, hundreds of kilometres away from its natural habitat while Copernicus has released images of wildfires in the Arctic Circle.
EU summit: Six things to look out for as leaders face bumpy start to new EU era
June 19, 2019
More than one month after elections to the European Parliament, there seems little sign of agreement between parliamentary groups or between member state prime ministers on who should replace Jean-Claude Juncker as the president of the European Commission.
San Francisco moves closer to e-cigarette ban
June 19, 2019
San Francisco has outlawed the sale of e-cigarettes until the United States Food and Drug Administration completes a review of the health effects.
UK News
Germany News
German bureaucracy keeps refugees out of job market, report finds
June 18, 2019
A new study has found that although many refugees find work, most are in temporary positions. Researchers say that bureaucratic hurdles are just as much a hindrance as personal shortcomings.
France News
France has lowest levels of trust in vaccines globally
June 19, 2019
France has the lowest levels of trust in vaccines globally, according to the world's biggest survey on public attitudes toward health and science, which was published on Wednesday.
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EUROPE • Business
Draghi's dovish talk steers his successor toward a new era of stimulus
June 19, 2019
Investors in Europe are likely to receive more clues this week on who will replace Mario Draghi, just days after the European Central Bank president signaled that more accommodative policy could be on the way.
The euro zone now has a budget — but no agreement on how to fund it
June 19, 2019
The 19 finance ministers agreed, after a marathon meeting that ran into the early hours of Friday morning last week, that the euro zone should have its own budget to help with structural reforms and public investment.
Business News

Monsoon rescue bid offers landlords profit-share
June 19, 2019
Monsoon Accessorize, the struggling fashion retailer, is to offer landlords a share of future profits after snubbing their demands for an equity stake in the company.
Inflation falls back to 2% as air fares dive after Easter
June 19, 2019
The rate of inflation has fallen to 2% as the cost of air travel fell in May following increases ahead of Easter the previous month.
Eurozone Business
Markets eye second Tory leadership vote - Euro currency news daily
June 18, 2019
Sterling's woes continue unabated as concerns continue about the UK leaving the EU without a transition deal in place.
Business Report
UK manufacturing orders drop to lowest level in almost three years — CBI survey
June 19, 2019
Sector showing signs of weakness after first quarter stockpiling boost
Duff & Phelps Emea secondaries head departs
June 19, 2019
Richard Olson left the US corporate finance advisory firm earlier this month
Manufacturing helps Scottish growth accelerate
June 19, 2019
No-deal Brexit concerns hover over economy despite nine quarters of expansion
Rivals round on Johnson over Brexit stance
June 19, 2019
Frontrunner attacked ahead of the next Tory leadership vote
Falling transport and car prices dampen UK inflation in May
June 19, 2019
Prices rose by 2 during the month, in line with the BoE’s inflation target
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EUROPE • Markets
Stocks to watch: Saga, Colruyt, Tesco, Ocado, Just Eat, Air France
June 19, 2019
Lufthansa’s profit warning points to a fragile outlook for long-haul demand, says HSBC
European Market Indices

The FTSE Index - Top 100 Blue Chip U.K. Companies
The DAX Index - Top 30 Blue Chip German Companies
European Market Charts by CNBC
Market Pulse
Italy says will respect EU budget rules but fight to change them
June 19, 2019
Italy will respect European Union fiscal rules but will fight to change them to allow more public investment and stronger growth, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Wednesday, as Rome struggles to avoid EU action over its rising debt.
Markets see long fight ahead as ECB battles low inflation expectations
June 19, 2019
Mario Draghi's dramatic Tuesday hints of further monetary easing by the European Central Bank has stabilized collapsing euro zone inflation expectations, but the departing ECB chief will struggle to calm market fears of Japan-style economic stagnation.
EU unlikely to take further steps against Italy over debt next week
June 19, 2019
The European Commission is unlikely to recommend next week the opening of a disciplinary procedure against Italy over the country's rising debt because it will wait for Rome's measures on how it wants to comply with EU rules, EU officials said.
Oil group Total hopes new supercomputer will help it find oil faster and more cheaply
June 19, 2019
(This June 18 story was corrected to show it was the company's computing power, not Pangea III, in paragraph 3 that was increased to 31.7 petaflops.)
Forex Markets
USD/CAD – Loonie takes flight after inflation data
June 19, 2019
Canada MAY CPI M/M: +0.4% vs. +0.1%e; Y/Y: +2.4% vs. +2.1%e CPI Core- Median Y/Y: +2.1% vs. +1.9%e CPI
USD/CAD – Loonie takes flight after inflation data
June 19, 2019
Canada MAY CPI M/M: +0.4% vs. +0.1%e; Y/Y: +2.4% vs. +2.1%e CPI Core- Median Y/Y: +2.1% vs. +1.9%e CPI
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EUROPE • Economy
Tusk ‘cautiously optimistic’ EU leaders will reach deal on top jobs
June 19, 2019
Commission president among posts to be filled as European premiers meet in Brussels
The EU is repeating past mistakes in the Balkans
June 19, 2019
North Macedonia and Albania deserve to start membership talks
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Eurozone Manufacturing Activity
Eurozone Manufacturing PMI

Eurozone Consumer Confidence
Eurozone Consumer Confidence

Eurozone Inflation
Eurozone Inflation Rate

Eurozone Unemployment
Eurozone Unemployment Rate
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EUROPE • Insights
The Woodford affair ensnares middle England’s favourite fund supermarket
June 15, 2019
Hargreaves Lansdown finds itself far too close to Neil Woodford, a fallen star fund-manager
Victims get a bigger role in prosecuting those who wronged them
June 15, 2019
Reforms aim to make court more comfortable for victims. But should they have a say on how offenders are punished?
German politicians are scrambling to respond to the Green Party’s surge
June 15, 2019
Everyone wants to save the world. No one wants to pay for it
Rich over-75s will no longer get the BBC for nothing. Good
June 15, 2019
The broadcaster reduces its role as an arm of the welfare state
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EUROPE • Calendar

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