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Erdogan Threatens to Let Migrant Flood Into Europe Resume – New York Times

Photo President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey addressed an international women’s meeting on Friday in Istanbul. Credit Pool photo by Murat Cetinmuhurdar ISTANBUL — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan angrily threatened on Friday to open the floodgates of migrants into Europe again, apparently in response to a move to suspend talks on Turkey’s membership in the […]

Erdogan warns Europe that Turkey could open migrant gates – Reuters

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a signing ceremony with Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko in Minsk, Belarus, November 11, 2016. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko ANKARA/ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan threatened on Friday to unleash a new wave of migrants on Europe after lawmakers there voted for a temporary halt to Turkey’s EU membership negotiations, but behind the […]

Erdogan threatens to open Turkey’s borders to Europe in protest at EU – Telegraph.co.uk

Mr Erdogan warned the ‘frontiers will be opened’ if the EU does not move forward with Turkey’s membership bid Credit: ADEM ALTAN 25 November 2016 • 12:16pm President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to throw open Turkey’s gates for migrants and refugees after the European Parliament voted to suspend EU membership negotiations with Ankara.  “If […]

European Parliament Votes to Suspend Talks With Turkey on EU Membership – New York Times

Video E.U. Halts Talks With Turkey on Membership Members of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, voted on Thursday to suspend talks with Turkey on European Union membership. By REUTERS on Publish Date November 24, 2016. Photo by Frederick Florin/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. Watch in Times Video » BRUSSELS — The European Parliament voted […]

Donald Trump would lose from a break with Europe – Financial Times

Snap out of it. Donald Trump is just the jolt Europe needed. Too long coddled by the US, Europeans should welcome president-elect Mr Trump’s admonition to stand on their own feet. Stunned by the outcome of the US election, European policymakers have gone in desperate search of silver linings. There are none. Whatever Europe’s shortcomings […]

Lionel Messi scores twice as Barcelona send Celtic crashing out of Europe – The Guardian

Lionel Messi scores Barcelona’s first goal in the 2-0 win over Celtic in the Champions League, Messi getting both. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images Celtic should not feel shamed by falling victim to a Barcelona team inspired by Lionel Messi. More disappointing for Brendan Rodgers than this result in isolation, one assumes, is the fact elimination […]

UK has highest rates of cocaine use and gonorrhoea in Europe – The Guardian

Cocaine is the most commonly used illicit stimulant in Europe, said the report. Photograph: Simon Webster/Rex Features The UK is a European hotspot for cocaine use and gonorrhoea, a new report suggests. Across Europe, 1.9% of young adults aged 15 to 34 report using cocaine in the last year. But in the UK this figure […]

These maps show how Russia has Europe spooked – Washington Post

2 Desktop notifications are on   | Turn off Get breaking news alerts from The Washington Post Turn on desktop notifications? Yes Not now It looks like you’ve previously blocked notifications. Please update your browser permissions to allow them. By David Filipov November 23 at 6:30 AM MOSCOW — The Kremlin has brushed off Western concerns […]

Europe’s Jews are divided on Trump, Moscow’s chief rabbi says – Washington Post

2 Desktop notifications are on   | Turn off Get breaking news alerts from The Washington Post Turn on desktop notifications? Yes Not now It looks like you’ve previously blocked notifications. Please update your browser permissions to allow them. By Adam Taylor November 23 at 1:00 AM Donald Trump collects his ballot with his son-in-law […]

Brexit deadlock could halt flights to Europe, warns Ryanair boss – The Guardian

Don’t panic? Panic, more like! The UK ministers dealing with Brexit haven’t got a clue, says O’Leary. ‘They are walking the British aviation industry off a cliff.’ Photograph: -/PR Political deadlock over Brexit could halt flights between the UK and Europe, according to the chief executive of Ryanair, who warned that Britain’s aviation industry is […]

Details of Russian bomber intercept over Europe revealed – Fox News

Four European countries were forced to scramble fighter jets after two Russian Blackjack bombers blasted across the continent, it has been revealed. The UK, Norway, France and Spain all intercepted the Tu-160 planes as they made a daring flight from Norway to northern Spain and back. During the flight, the bombers swooped across the top of […]

Europe is thinking of giving all its 18-year-olds free InterRail tickets for backpacking holidays – Quartz

The EU’s malaise has many strands: Brexit causing a divided union. A steady rise in far-right populist politics. Years of youth unemployment. A record-breaking refugee crisis. Brussels has an idea to combat this: It’s proposing handing out InterRail passes to European teens on their 18th birthday, letting them travel by train across Europe for free […]

Arsenal finally crowned Europe champions… in matchday revenue – Firstpost

Arsenal finally crowned Europe champions… in matchday revenue – Firstpost

Paris: Arsenal have never won the European Champions League but they reign over the continent when it comes to matchday revenue, with takings at their Emirates Stadium greater than anywhere else in Europe. Emirates Stadium has greater matchday revenues than anywhere else in Europe. Reuters Their 60,000-capacity ground in north London, opened in 2006, generated 132 […]

Opinion: Theresa May’s bold leadership leaves the rest of Europe in her dust – MarketWatch

When Theresa May teed up her plans for getting Britain out of the European Union, the new prime minister seemed a lot more like Margaret Thatcher than her immediate predecessor, David Cameron. “We voted to leave the European Union and become a fully independent, sovereign country,” May told the delegates to the Conservative Party’s annual […]

Kerry makes the case for a united Europe – EurActiv

US Secretary of State John Kerry made the case on Tuesday (4 October) for a stronger European Union after the Brexit vote, arguing in favour of a reformed EU and reinforced partnership between the United States and Europe in the face of growing populism and a more muscular Russia. “There are no easy ways to […]

MasterCard launches its ‘selfie pay’ biometric authentication app in Europe – TechCrunch

MasterCard is moving from trials of facial biometrics for payment authentication, including one in the U.S. and Canada launched earlier this year, to its first proper rollout of what is colloquially referred to as ‘selfie pay’ (aka MasterCard Identity Check). So basically enabling app users to confirm an online payment by showing their face to their smartphone’s camera. […]

Andy Murray: Hotel maid stalked me around Europe after stroking arm as I slept – Telegraph.co.uk

Double Wimbledon champion Andy Murray said the maid’s behaviour was ‘a bit extreme’ Credit: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP 4 October 2016 • 11:58am Andy Murray has claimed that a hotel maid started stalking him after appearing at his bedside and stroking his arm. The double Wimbledon champion, 29, had been playing a tour event and went to bed, […]

How Vladimir Putin Feeds Europe?s Rabid Right – Daily Beast

The Kremlin, which brooks no separatism in the Russian Federation, is encouraging it all over Europe. VIENNA — Victor Orban, the right-wing leader of Hungary, offered his people a simple formula: Come and vote in a referendum against allowing in more asylum-seekers and you will be safe from terrorism in your country. Prime Minister Orban […]

U.S. Tech Giants Are Investing Billions to Keep Data in Europe – The … – New York Times

In the battle to dominate Europeâ??s cloud computing market, American tech giants are spending big to build up their local credibility. Amazon Web Services, the largest player, announced last week that it would soon open multiple data centers in France and Britain. Google, which already has sites in countries like Finland and Belgium, is expected […]

Technology|US Tech Giants Are Investing Billions to Keep Data in Europe – New York Times

In the battle to dominate Europe’s cloud computing market, American tech giants are spending big to build up their local credibility. Amazon Web Services, the largest player, announced last week that it would soon open multiple data centers in France and Britain. Google, which already has sites in countries like Finland and Belgium, is expected […]

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