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The comprehensive guide to quitting Google

Things get sketchy when the entity overseeing [a tech] ecosystem starts dipping into your data or manipulating your experience.

The international use of the euro

The recent State of the Union speech by Jean-Claude Juncker sparked a discussion about the potential wider use of the euro on the international stage.

The transnational party that aims at votes from disillusioned people

Volt Europe is a new European party founded by an under-35 who wants to put more of Italy in Europe.

European stocks sink as tech gloom spreads

European shares crumbled,, tracking a decline in U.S. stock futures after tech stocks Alphabet and Amazon missed results expectations, further sapping risk appetite as European earnings also disappointed with Valeo harshly punished.

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The orange XTC state, a 19 billion euro industry

Dutch criminologist Edward van der Torre warns that the drug industry in The Netherlands is gaining more and more power.

Can Trump and Europe restart relations?

Although the recent and newfound rapport between Trump and the EU is a welcome respite from the current rot in the transatlantic relationship, it is unlikely to be a long-lasting feature as fundamental issues still divide Washington and Brussels.

US-China trade war: What’s in it for Europe?

To help evaluate whether the market response is warranted or exaggerated, the author measured the trade impact of additional import tariffs based on standard economic theory, namely two key parameters—the tariff pass-through rate and the price elasticity of demand. The end of multilateralism seems clear, at least for trade.
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In 1973, an MIT computer predicted the end of civilization and it’s on target

While many in history have made apocalyptic predictions that have so far failed to materialize, what the computer envisioned in the 1970s has by and large been coming true. Could the machine be right? r.

Russia’s financial authorities are putting the economy on an “economic war” footing as sanctions...

The sanctions based assault on Russia by the US and its expanding sanctions regime is starting to take its toll as the Russian government and financial authorities scramble to manage the damage that is now affecting everything from corporate profits to foreign currency reserves.

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Is Erdogan making the Ottoman Empire great again?

Turkey is leveraging tradition to expand its power in Europe — but the history cuts both ways.

Trade War: European Union taxes American imports

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EU, Canada and China join forces against climate change

The EU, Canada, and China have joined forces to encourage global leadership and ambition in the fight against climate change by building momentum for the implementation of the Paris Agreement.

Merkel and Trump agree the ailing German military needs a boost

The German military has been, by nearly all accounts, in a woeful state. In recent years, its helicopters wouldn’t fly, its submarines couldn’t sail, and its soldiers have wielded broomsticks in training exercises for lack of guns.

Merkel and Macron propose Eurozone budget

The leaders of Germany and France agreed to create a Eurozone budget they hope will boost investment and provide a safety mechanism for the 19 nations using the euro currency, and also to seek a European solution to migration issues.

Spain’s new prime minister aims for regular elections in 2020

Spain’s new Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, who took over earlier this month after his conservative predecessor lost a no-confidence vote, said he plans to stay in office until the regular ballot scheduled for 2020.

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