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JFK birth centennial ending on assassination anniversary

FILE - In this April 30, 1963 file photo, President John F. Kennedy listens while Grand Duchess Charlotte of Luxembourg speaks outside the White House in Washington. National Park Rangers will lay a wreath outside Kennedy's childhood home on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, in Brookline Mass., 54 years to

KSN.COM - 2017-11-22 21:15:02

Rohingya Crisis | EU's Response - DG ECHO Daily Map | 22/11/2017

Upon request of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the EU Civil Protection Mechanism was activated on 27 October. Sweden, together with its International Humanitarian Partnership (IHP) partners Denmark, Estonia, Luxembourg and the UK, offered camp facilities for a coordination hub o

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-11-22 17:52:07

SEB: Erika Lundquist new Head of Private Banking

SEB has appointed Erika Lundquist as new Head of Private Banking. Erika Lundquist has more than 25 years' experience from the financial sector and has for the last three years been Head of SEB in Luxembourg. Erika Lundquist joined SEB in 2008 and has had several positions within Large Corporates and

GLOBENEWSWIRE.COM - 2017-11-22 10:01:00

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp the most downloaded iOS app in eight countries, top ten grossing game in Japan

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp made its proper debut around the world today. After just a few hours on iOS and Android, the game seems to be doing pretty well so far. Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is already the most-downloaded iPhone app on the US App Store in just seven hours. It's also among the top

NINTENDOEVERYTHING.COM - 2017-11-22 00:42:04

EU Commission says six euro zone countries risk breaking budget rules in 2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - National budgets of six euro zone countries may break the European Union's budget deficit rules next year, the European Commission said on Wednesday, with Italy, France and Belgium also failing to cut public debt in line with EU requirements. The Commission analyzed draft 2018 b

INVESTING.COM - 2017-11-22 11:30:53

European court opens hearing on recognizing same-sex unions

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) The European Court of Justice on Tuesday opened a hearing on the recognition of same-sex marriages in European Union countries where they aren't legal. The hearing in Luxembourg came after Romania's constitutional court asked the European court to make a ruling on the issue a

COEUR D'ALENE PRESS - 2017-11-21 22:29:00

These countries are the most miserable in the EU - and yes, the UK is one of them

People in the UK are less happy living in the European Union than they were five years ago, data has revealed. A survey by the European Commission's EuroBarometer service asked people to agree or disagree with the statement: You are happy living in the EU. It found that Britons are more miserable in

YAHOO! - 2017-11-21 13:19:31

Guy Verhofstadt linked to Paradise Papers company

Guy Verhofstadt, the liberal group leader in the European Parliament, came under fire Tuesday over his links to a firm mentioned in the Paradise Papers. Verhofstadt sat on the board of Exmar — a Belgian shipping firm — which used an offshore company mentioned in the recent Paradise Papers leaked doc

POLITICO.EU - 2017-11-21 18:28:50

Sompo International Announces Plans for European Expansion

PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Nov. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sompo International Holdings Ltd. (SI), a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance and wholly owned subsidiary of Sompo Holdings, Inc., announced today that the company plans to establish a new European i

GLOBENEWSWIRE.COM - 2017-11-21 00:00:00

U.S. appeals court revives claims in $1.7 bln Iran terrorism lawsuit

NEW YORK, Nov 21 (Reuters) - A federal appeals court in New York on Tuesday revived part of a $1.68 billion lawsuit against Iran's central bank, Bank Markazi, by families of soldiers killed in the 1983 bombing of the U.S. Marine Corps barracks in Lebanon. By a 3-0 vote, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-11-21 16:57:17

Michelin Announces 2018 Stars for Belgium and Luxembourg

Yesterday, Michelin announced its 2018 star count for Belgium and Luxembourg in a live ceremony. This year, there are three new two-star restaurants on the list, shared by Elizabeth Auerbach on Twitter: Boury in Roeselare, La Source in Neerharen, and Vrijmoed in Gent. Once again, Hof van Cleve in Kr

EATER - 2017-11-21 16:02:01

Insurer Sompo unit to set up EU subsidiary in Luxembourg (8630, AIG, 8766)

LONDON, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Sompo International Holdings, a Bermuda-based unit of Japanese insurer Sompo, is to set up a subsidiary in Luxembourg following Britain's vote to leave the European Union. The new entity, SI Insurance (Europe), will offer insurance and reinsurance, Sompo said in a statemen

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-11-21 16:12:04

European Medicines Agency quits Brexit Britain taking 1,000 jobs - as EU chiefs draw LOTS to decide its new home

The European Medicines Agency is quitting London for Amsterdam after Brexit , it was announced tonight. Alongside the European Banking Agency, the EMA is one of two key EU watchdogs which will leave London's Canary Wharf, where they currently employ around 1,000 staff. The Dutch city was victoriou


Brussels to Luxembourg - Train Travel Forum

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Brexit Pushes EU Bank Regulator Into Arms of Continental Suitors

Pedestrians pass One Canada Square, which houses the European Banking Authority, in London.Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg The European Banking Authority gets a new home on Monday, as Brexit forces the regulator and its 180 employees to abandon their high-rise digs in London's Canary Wharf f


Poland faces 100,000 euros a day fine if it continues logging in forest

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union's top court said on Monday Poland would be fined 100,000 euros (88,638.66) a day if it did not stop large-scale logging in the Bialowieza forest, a UNESCO World Heritage site. FILE PHOTO: Logging machine is pictured during logging at Bialowieza forest, near B

REUTERS UK - 2017-11-20 23:18:36

Poland to be issued heavy fines over ancient forest logging

LUXEMBOURG - The EU's top court on Monday warned Poland's rightwing government to "immediately" stop logging in one of Europe's last primeval forests or face fines of up to 100,000 euros ($118,000) a day. The case is the latest in a string of issues causing tension between Warsaw and Brussels, which

ENCA.COM - 2017-11-20 22:11:07

Amazon Prime Video Acquires Streaming Rights French Drama 'Black Spot'

Amazon Prime Video has acquired streaming rights to "Black Spot" ("Zone Blanche") from Groupe AB. Under the deal, Amazon Prime Video gains global rights to "Black Spot" outside Denmark, Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg. The show will roll out exclusively to Amazon Prime Video subscribers across


Factbox: Insurers' Preparations Regarding Britain's Planned EU Exit

(Reuters) - British ship insurer North is setting up a subsidiary in Dublin, joining a growing list of insurers setting up regulated European Union operations in case Britain does not have access to the single market after Brexit. Below are insurers' plans for EU subsidiaries (in alphabetical order)


Factbox - Impact on banks from Britain's vote to leave the EU

(Reuters) - Banks have said they could move thousands of jobs out of Britain to prepare for the country's planned exit from the European Union. FILE PHOTO: A worker passes a sign for Bank Street in the Canary Wharf financial district in London Financial service companies need a regulated subsidiar