Europe

The economic surprise of 2017 was Europe’s best year in a decade

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on The economic surprise of 2017 was Europe’s best year in a decade
Europe didn’t head into 2017 under the best circumstances. Brexit was still relatively new and troubling, Italy’s oldest bank had just collapsed, and a series of upcoming elections were making investors nervous. Twelve months later, the success of Europe’s economy this year has been such a standout surprise it’s even been enjoying its own hashtag: Read More

Robert Mueller’s Russia inquiry is no witch-hunt, says deputy attorney general

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Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein defended special counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday and said he had seen no cause to fire him or received encouragement to do so. He also rejected Donald Trump’s characterization of the special counsel’s investigation as a witch-hunt. Rosenstein appeared before the House judiciary committee a day after the Justice Department Read More

Mueller’s investigation is closing in on Trump. Congress must protect him | Max Bergmann and Max Boot

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Mueller is coming. The investigation into Trump campaign coordination with Russia appears to be closing in on the president. The three indictments earlier this month of Trump campaign chairman, Paul Manafort; his deputy, Rick Gates; and foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos show that Robert Mueller is inside Trump’s campaign. The indictment and plea agreement of Read More

Amid its butter crisis, France could run out of foie gras just in time for Christmas

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Amid its butter crisis, France could run out of foie gras just in time for Christmas
It’s the most wonderful time of year for most, but this year the French may disagree. The country is facing shortages of three of its favorite delicacies as the festive season approaches: butter, foie gras, and wine. Foie gras production has been damaged by France’s battle with bird flu over the last two years, with Read More

Report Claims That 46% of All Funds Generated by ICOs Have Been Raised in Europe

9 months ago adcity Comments Off on Report Claims That 46% of All Funds Generated by ICOs Have Been Raised in Europe
Markets and Prices Research conducted by Atomico, a prominent European venture capital firm, claims that nearly half of all funds generated through initial coin offerings (ICOs) has been raised in Europe. The findings have been published in the third edition of Atomico’s State of European Tech Report.   Also Read: The Ethereum Blockchain Is Congested by Read More

Germany’s Top Financial Regulator Warns Against Initial Coin Offering (ICO) Risks

9 months ago adcity Comments Off on Germany’s Top Financial Regulator Warns Against Initial Coin Offering (ICO) Risks
Germany’s top financial regulator, the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) has issued a warning to investors bout the risk of investing in initial coin offerings (ICOs). This move makes BaFin the latest market watchdog to issue a warning on ICOs. In its statement, BaFin warned investors about the various risks involved in ICOs and token Read More

European Central Bank Denies the Issue of Ignoring Cryptocurrencies

9 months ago adcity Comments Off on European Central Bank Denies the Issue of Ignoring Cryptocurrencies
In the midst of Bitcoin’s wider awareness and adoption, the European Central Bank (ECB), which has previously evaluated Blockchain technology numerous times, seems to be quiet and distant from all the recent news and happenings. Or rather, this was the case until Benoît Cœuré, an executive member of the Central Bank, broke his silence stressing Read More

The Catalan leader puts independence on hold for talks

10 months ago adcity Comments Off on The Catalan leader puts independence on hold for talks
THE formula seemed contradictory. On October 10th Carles Puigdemont, the president of Catalonia’s devolved government, told his parliament that he was “assuming the mandate” for Catalonia to become an independent republic and thus leave Spain. But he asked the parliament to “suspend the effects of the declaration of independence” to allow for negotiations. This followed Read More

Relations between Turkey and America are near breaking point

10 months ago adcity Comments Off on Relations between Turkey and America are near breaking point
TWO weeks after Donald Trump declared they were as good as ever, America’s relations with Turkey have sunk to their lowest point in over four decades. On October 8th the American embassy in Ankara announced it was suspending visa services across the country to “reassess” the Turkish government’s commitment to the security of its diplomatic Read More

The EU’s Eastern Partnership

11 months ago adcity Comments Off on The EU’s Eastern Partnership
THE question of where Europe’s eastern border lies has bedevilled statesmen for centuries. It has proved equally difficult for the European Union, which must decide how to deal with countries to its east that would like to join the club. In 2009 the EU launched the Eastern Partnership, meant to handle the European aspirations of Read More