Europe Mauritius

Refugees Break Through Police Lines and March on Hungary Highway

Hundreds of migrants have climbed over police fencing and begun to walk to Budapest. The move follows frustration over the long registration procedures and their treatment in the interim.

08 Sep 2015,

Austria Plans to End Measures Allowing Migrants from Hungary and Move 'Towards Normality'

Austria said on Sunday it planned to end emergency measures that have allowed thousands of refugees stranded in Hungary into Austria and Germany since Saturday and move step by step "towards normality".

07 Sep 2015,

Migrant Crisis: EU 'Must Accept 200,000 Refugees', UN Says

EU nations must accept up to 200,000 refugees as part of a "common strategy" to replace their "piecemeal" approach to the migrant crisis, the UN says.

04 Sep 2015,

Migrant Crisis 'a German Problem' - Hungary's Orban

Hungary's leader says the migrant crisis facing Europe is a "German problem" since Germany is where those arriving in the EU "would like to go".

03 Sep 2015,

ECB Seen Cutting Inflation Outlook, Hinting at More Policy Action

The European Central Bank is set to cut its inflation forecasts on Thursday but hold back from concrete policy action, promising only to beef up its bond-buying program if growth and inflation prospects weaken further.

03 Sep 2015,

Hundreds of Migrants Protest at Budapest Station, Want to go to Germany

Hundreds of migrants protested in front of Budapest's Eastern railway station on Wednesday, shouting "Freedom, freedom" and demanding to be let onto trains bound for Germany but the station remained closed to them.

02 Sep 2015,

Europe, Asia Stocks Set for Worst Monthly Drop in Three Years on China, Fed

Stocks in Europe and Asia looked set on Monday for their worst monthly losses in at least three years, with investors still concerned about growth in China and the prospect of higher U.S. interest rates.

31 Aug 2015,

Austria Inspects Trucks for Migrants, Creates 15-Mile Backup

Austria's decision to start inspecting trucks at its border with Hungary after 71 migrants died in a food truck has created a huge, 25-kilometer (15 1/2-mile) traffic jam on the main Budapest-Vienna highway.

31 Aug 2015,

Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande Shrug Off Market Crash

France and Germany have shrugged off a rout in world markets over China's slowing growth, with French President Francois Hollande saying that the global economy was "strong enough" to withstand any such downturn.

25 Aug 2015,

Britain and France to Announce Measures to Contain Migrant Crisis in Calais

After a summer in Britain and France dominated by news of migrants trying to break into the Channel Tunnel, the two countries will announce new security measures on Thursday intended to contain a crisis that has disrupted travel and stirred a fierce debate about migration.

20 Aug 2015,

Taux Elevé d’Hormone Mûrissante dans des Ananas: Maurice Epinglée par l’UE

Entre le 12 mars de l’année dernière et le 4 juin 2015, les cas de six produits en provenance de Maurice ont fait l’objet d’une enquête de la part du RASFF, le système européen d’alerte rapide concernant les denrées alimentaires et les aliments pour animaux. Et les deux derniers cas concernent une cargaison d’ananas.

03 Aug 2015,

Deux Cargaisons d’Ananas en Provenance de Maurice Refusées par l’Union Européenne

Deux cargaisons d’ananas en provenance de Maurice ont été refusées par l’Union européenne à cause d’un taux élevé d’hormone mûrissante dans ces produits.

30 Jul 2015,

Greece Arrives at Last-Chance Talks Empty-Handed

Greece’s last-ditch effort to secure its place in the eurozone had a rocky start when its finance minister arrived at a meeting of counterparts without a fresh rescue proposal.

07 Jul 2015,

Why Greece Matters for Everyone

Like it or not, Greece is a domino that will have ripple effects throughout the rest of the world

06 Jul 2015,

Euro off Greece-Driven Lows after SNB Intervenes

The euro came off its lows on Monday as the Swiss National Bank said it intervened in the market to weaken the franc, with the single currency little changed on the day after initial steep losses on concerns that Greece was on the brink of default.

29 Jun 2015,

France on High Alert After Decapitated Body Found at Scene of Factory Attack

Suspect named as Yassin Sahli arrested after man seemingly tried to blow up factory by crashing a vehicle into warehouse containing gas canisters

27 Jun 2015,

Europe Will Print Money, it's Just a Matter of Time

The president of the European Central Bank, whose 2012 pledge to save the euro helped Europe crawl out of its debt crisis, is being called upon to perform another rescue mission.

09 Jan 2015,

Bank of Japan Raises the bar for European Central Bank

The Bank of Japan’s shock move last week to increase its asset purchases from Y60tn-70tn to Y80tn ($699bn) a year has fixed attention on the European Central Bank’s own bond-buying efforts ahead of this week’s monetary policy vote.

06 Nov 2014,

Lufthansa Strike Hits 20,000 Passengers

The fourth pilots’ strike in recent weeks hit Germany’s biggest airport on Tuesday morning, with long-haul Lufthansa flights grounded at Frankfurt. Around 20,000 passengers have been affected.

01 Oct 2014,

Russia Faces New U.S., EU Sanctions Over Ukraine Crisis

European Union governments agreed on Thursday to begin their new sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis on Friday but could lift them next month if Moscow abides by a fragile truce, while the United States prepared its own fresh sanctions.

12 Sep 2014,