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European Medicines Agency to move to Amsterdam

Aurore Belot/AFP/Getty A man crosses a canal in Amsterdam. After more than a year of uncertainty, the new home of the European Medicines Agency is finally clear. The European Union member states chose Amsterdam from among 19 candidate in a secret ballot on 20 November. The transition is expected to

NATURE.COM - 2017-11-20 05:00:00

Wizz Air Ramps Up Operations at UK's Luton Airport

LONDON, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Budget airline Wizz Air, which has withstood the pressures in the aviation sector better than many of its rivals, said on Monday it would offer new routes from London's Luton airport to Cyprus, Slovakia, Estonia, Ukraine and Albania. Budapest-based Wizz Air set up a base i

AVIATIONPROS - 2017-11-20 14:18:14

Amsterdam, Paris to host EU agencies

Amsterdam will be the new home of the European Medicines Agency and Paris will host the European Banking Authority after down-to-the-wire votes Monday that were settled by drawing names from a bowl. The decisions mark the end of jockeying and speculation that started shortly after the Brexit referen

POLITICO.EU - 2017-11-20 20:05:18

5 takeaways from the race to host EU agencies after Brexit

Nail-biting, gripping and unpredictable - not three adjectives you would normally associate with a vote on two technocratic agencies. But the vote on the relocation of the European Medicines Agency and the European Banking Authority from London had us on the edge of our seats. Amsterdam will host th

POLITICO.EU - 2017-11-20 22:32:40

Budget Airline Wizz Air Ramps Up Luton Operation

LONDON - Budget airline Wizz Air said on Monday it would greatly expand operations at its London Luton base, allocating a further four planes to the fleet by June 2018 and opening five new routes The extra Airbus A320s will create 150 jobs at Luton, the airline said, and will bring its fleet size at

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-11-20 07:30:32

Daniela Hantuchova plays with Clijsters, Mecir in her farewell to tennis

Daniela Hantuchova played her last (non-competitive) match, in the 10th year of Champions Tennis exhibition event. The Slovakian defeated Kim Clijsters by 6-5 (4) in a best of five games set. German Tommy Haas defeated Dominik Hrbaty, while the mixed doubles match was very funny involving several ce


Ola Kamara eager to score after return to Norway national team

Greg Bartram-USA TODAY Sports Few Columbus Crew SC players might have enjoyed the long break between the MLS Eastern Conference Semifinals and the Eastern Conference Finals more than Ola Kamara. While most of his teammates used the 16 days between the two stages to allow their bodies to recover and

MASSIVEREPORT.COM - 2017-11-19 19:50:12

Clovis Expressed Staunchly Pro-Russian Views A Year Before Campaign

Sam Clovis, an academic and one-time rightwing talk radio host, was an early supporter of presidential candidate Donald Trump, switching his allegiance from Rick Perry to Trump in August 2015. He has also become a key part of the investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and R


Flames Prospects Lighting up the CHL

There's plenty for Calgary Flames fans to be excited about so far this season. Mike Smith's proving to be the goalie they've been in search of since Miikka Kiprusoff, Johnny Gaudreau is on pace for a career-best season, and of course the legendary Jaromir Jagr in Flames silks. But, despite all the r


Crew SC's Ola Kamara on Norway national team recall: "It was fantastic"

OBETZ, Ohio - Columbus Crew SC striker Ola Kamara is back to work preparing for the biggest games of his MLS career against Toronto FC in the Eastern Conference Championship. But for a few days during the international break, Kamara took a break from Toronto preparation to make his first appearance


Kings fall to Bruins as losing streak reaches 4 in a row

Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak, left, of the Czech Republic, and Los Angeles Kings right wing Dustin Brown battle for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Boston Bruins defenseman Rob O'Gara, left, collid


Eurozone Construction Output Rises In September

(RTTNews) - Eurozone construction output increased for the first time in three months in September, though slightly, figures from Eurostat showed Friday. Construction output rose a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent month-over-month in September, after remaining flat in August, which was revised from a


Skriniar: I am not interested in Barcelona

Milan Skriniar has pledged his future to Inter despite being linked with a move to La Liga giants Barcelona. Skriniar only made the switch to San Siro in July but he has already proved a big success as Luciano Spalletti's side have kept pace with Napoli and Juventus in the title race in Serie A. Int


Commentary: Why social democrats have become irrelevant

In almost every country in Europe, parties of the center-left struggle to remain competitive in the political arena. Yet social democracy - though it can claim success in creating and developing public services which have improved the lives and health of citizens - can now rarely convince its former


Europe's drug industry waits for white smoke in Brussels

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - It may be a cross between the Eurovision Song Contest, a papal conclave and a social club raffle but a ballot among EU ministers on Monday could hurt Europe's pharmaceutical industry and the health of millions. FILE PHOTO: The headquarters of the European Medicines Agency (EMA)


Race to Aid Eastern Europe's Forgotten Survivors

In 1941, Iraida Solomonova, an 18-year-old slave laborer in Kuibyshev, U.S.S.R., was arrested by the NKVD, the Soviet secret police. She was tortured and jailed for a year. She then spent 10 years in a Kazakhstan gulag, where she endured hard labor, hunger, insect infestations and malaria before exi


Cowan scores 25 to carry Maryland past Butler 79-65

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - Anthony Cowan ran the Maryland offense, made several clutch shots, was a force on the boards and spent plenty of time at the foul line. What more could a coach ask? "Man, was he good," Mark Turgeon said after Cowan had 25 points and 10 rebounds, both career highs, in a 79-65


Fascism in America: It Can Happen Here

Thousands of pro-German fascists gathered at a 1939 rally in New York City's Madison Square Garden. Nazi symbols and American flags were displayed in front of a giant image of George Washington. Sinclair Lewis titled his 1935 novel about a fascist threat to the United States It Can't Happen Here. Th


Fight! It’s the EU agency free-for-all

Brussels wanted keep the race for Brexit’s biggest spoils from turning into a feeding-frenzy for self-interested member countries. It failed. The race to host the European Medicines Agency and the European Banking Authority has turned — as with so many such high-profile decisions in the EU — into a


Niyo: Jagr reminisces about contract talks with Wings

Detroit - Jaromir Jagr doesn't spend much time playing the "what-if" game with his hockey career, mostly because he's still busy playing NHL games at the age of 45. Ken Holland doesn't try, either, mostly because over two decades as general manager of the Red Wings, well, I'll let him explain: "In m