Monday, July 6, 2015
In a green bubble away from the Berlin grind, a passionate tribe of urban gardeners has taken up the struggle against developers' bulldozers as more oases come under threat from a property boom.
Since the start of tortuous nuclear negotiations with Iran, France has been seen as taking the toughest stand. Now as a deal nears, Paris must be ready to dash in and grab a slice of long untapped market.
Regional authorities in Switzerland temporarily cut bus and train fares Saturday to encourage people to leave their cars at home, as a scorching heat wave sent ozone pollution levels soaring.
Friday, July 3, 2015
The prospect of a Greek crackup isn't so terrifying anymore.
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Striking French ferry workers blocked the port of Calais for a third consecutive day Wednesday, causing havoc with cross-Channel sailings and huge tailbacks on roads in the region.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Two top Uber bosses were taken into custody in France Monday as part of a probe into their ride-booking app which has sparked violent protests from regular taxi drivers, the company said.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
In a bid to keep markets calm, the European Central Bank made a tough choice when it opted to keep open the financial lifeline to Greek banks at the weekend, analysts said on Monday.
There is shell-shock in the eurozone as officials slowly wake up to the idea that a meeting of ministers on a balmy Saturday night in Brussels may have been the tragic moment when the euro, and a certain idea of Europe, fell into tatters.
Monday, June 29, 2015
Staff at French branches of UK retail chain Marks and Spencer went on strike Saturday demanding pay rises and an end to what one union official described as "management by terror."
It may have slipped from its golden age into its golden years, but two decades into the Internet era the fax machine is still, perhaps surprisingly, holding its place in many offices.