Tuesday, October 21, 2014
New data show that the German government's tax receipts are still rising as Berlin faces cooling growth prospects at home and pressure from abroad to increase spending.
Swedish electrical appliance maker Electrolux reported its third-quarter net profit soared 42 percent to 933 million krona (102 million euros, US$130 million) thanks to a cost-cutting program started at the end of last year.
Monday, October 20, 2014
Pope Francis on Sunday beatified Pope Paul VI, concluding the remarkable meeting of bishops debating family issues that drew parallels to the tumultuous reforms of the Second Vatican Council which Paul oversaw and implemented.
Ukraine and Russia stood on the verge on Sunday of resolving their latest gas war in time to keep the war-scarred nation and EU clients warm through the winter months.
Mystery deepened Sunday over a Swedish military operation triggered by “foreign underwater activity” off the coast of Stockholm, amid an unconfirmed report of a hunt for a damaged Russian submarine.
The Swedish armed forces announced a large military operation around islands off Stockholm late Friday following reports of suspicious “foreign underwater activity.”
Doctor Lago was with her kids, Doctor Fernandez was at Pilates class and Doctors Arsuaga and De la Calle were eating chocolate ice cream, when the call came about Ebola.
Sunday, October 19, 2014
The World Health Organization bungled efforts to halt the spread of Ebola in West Africa, an internal report revealed Friday, as U.S. President Barack Obama named a trusted political adviser to take control of America's frenzied response to the epidemic.
Architect Frank Gehry opened his latest project on Friday, the more than 100-million-euro (US$126 million) Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris, which has bowled over critics.
German rail travelers on Saturday faced delays and disruptions on one of autumn's busiest travel weekends as the train drivers' union began one of its largest strikes in recent years.