Day: April 4, 2018

Wine

Food and Wine Gazette | What wine shall we expect from Austria?

2017 was not easy for Austria’s wine growers who had to do their utmost to cope with capricious weather during the year. And while the … Read more

Facebook Social Media USA

87 million people’s data improperly shared by Facebook.

binoReuters report that Facebook said on Wednesday that the personal information of up to 87 million users may have been improperly shared with political consultancy … Read more

Activism USA

Guardian: What would Martin Luther King’s dream be in 2018? Leading activists reply

MLK.jpgFifty years after Martin Luther King was assassinated, the civil rights leader’s family and admirers were marking the anniversary of his death with marches, speeches … Read more

China Economy Trade Trum USA

CNN – Trump pushes back against market fears of trade war

CNN reports that US President Donald Trump on Wednesday tried to tamp down economic anxieties over tariffs recently announced by China and the United States.

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EU Affairs European Union

Cheap euro transfers everywhere in the Union and fairer currency conversions

european-commission-building.jpgThe European Commission is proposing to make cross-border payments in euro cheaper across the entire EU. Under current rules, there is no difference for euro

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Economy Employment EU Affairs European Union Statistics

February 2018 Euro area unemployment at 8.5% EU28 at 7.1% – Malta (with Germany) registers second lowest unemployment rate

EurostatThe euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 8.5% in February 2018, down from 8.6% in January 2018 and from 9.5% in February 2017. This … Read more