Norwegian Air’s new flights could make your next trip to Europe as low as $200

Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP Low-cost airline Norwegian Air is offering new budget-friendly flights to Europe. The airline will add two more nonstop routes from Boston’s Logan International Airport to Rome and Madrid in the summer of 2019. One-way fares to Rome start at $ 300, while one-way fares to Madrid start at $ 200. Both new […]

Europe is closing in on Amazon, as Germany investigates if the firm is abusing its market position

David Ryder/Getty Images Germany’s competition watchdog has launched an investigation into whether Amazon is abusing the dominance of its marketplace platform. The probe was prompted by numerous complaints lodged against Amazon by third-party sellers. It will run in tandem with a similar investigation by the EU into Amazon’s marketplace. Germany’s competition watchdog has launched an […]

Europe makes contingency plans for clearing-houses after Brexit

AS THEY PREPARE for Brexit, many of London’s financial firms have begun to move some staff, or operations, to the continent. But financial contracts, notably derivatives, are difficult to uproot. London’s clearing-houses, which ensure that a contract is honoured even if one side goes bust, are globally important. As fears of an acrimonious Brexit have […]

First LNG shipment from Russia's Arctic to arrive in Northern Europe

Independent Russian gas producer Novatek has announced the first delivery of its liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Yamal project in the Arctic to an area near the port of Honningsvag in northern Norway. “The Arc7 ice-class LNG tanker ‘Vladimir Rusanov’ successfully reloaded an LNG cargo delivered from the Yamal LNG facility at Sabetta to […]

‘We are not robots’: Thousands of Amazon workers across Europe are striking on Black Friday over poor warehouse working conditions

Leon Neal/Getty Images Thousands of Amazon staff across Europe are striking and protesting on Black Friday in anger at the company’s warehouse working conditions. Strikes are taking place across Amazon sites in Italy, Spain, Germany, and France. Italian press reported managers having to pack boxes to meet demand. In the UK, the GMB trade union […]

EU army: Will it be easy for Europe to get rid of American political diktat?

The creation of a European army would be a boon for Russia-EU relations, various military experts have told RT. It would mean getting rid of the US political diktat – and that’s why Washington will not allow it. Were the European Union to create an army of its own, as French President Emmanuel Macron and […]

‘Europe will be white’: Polish leaders sanction massive far-right march in Warsaw

Government officials have agreed to conduct a joint march with far-right organizations to commemorate Poland’s Independence Day, raising concerns that the ruling Law and Justice party is legitimizing fascist viewpoints. Since 2009, the celebration of Polish Independence Day has become a rallying point for far-right organizations from all over Europe, some of which openly describe […]

The Heretic Adman Shaking Up Europe

In the heart and heat of Paris in late spring, Andrea Stillacci sits somewhere in the 16th arrondissement, close to the Eiffel Tower. The locale? A 22,000-square-foot, former early-20th-century nursery. It’s somehow fitting when you consider the kind of dream factory that Stillacci, an Italian-born punk rocker, has brought to bear for everyone from Coca-Cola […]