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News Analysis: Brussels lowers growth prediction for Italy, but outlook seen as mostly unchanged Â

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 01:32:00 AM

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. ROME, Nov. 11 (Xinhua) -- The European Commission has lowered its predictions for economic growth in Italy, but economists and analysts said near-term prospects for economic growth were mostly unchanged. The commission said last week it now expected Italy's economy to grow just 0.
Akili Kubwa - Kenyan tech guru makes huge impact in First World

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 01:29:00 AM

Prof Washington Yotto Ochieng receives the Harold Spencer-Jones Gold Medal in July 2019. It was awarded by the UK’s Royal Institute of Navigation. PHOTO | POOL | NATION I am Washington Yotto Ochieng from Kendu Bay. My area of specialty is common sense.” The response from the crowd was spontaneous laughter and applause.
Trump May Punt on Auto Tariffs as European Carmakers Propose Plan

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 01:29:00 AM

FRANKFURT — The Trump administration, in a move that could forestall potentially devastating tariffs on foreign automobiles, is in discussions with European carmakers about increasing their investment and employment in the United States. The talks come ahead of a Wednesday deadline for President....
Overnight Health Care: Trump to meet with vaping industry as he considers flavors ban | Ebola vaccine gets first approval in Europe | Google has collected health data on millions of Americans through new partnership: report

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 01:01:00 AM

says he will be meeting with vaping industry representatives, Google has reportedly been mining patient info from one of the country’s largest health systems, and marijuana advocates say the vaping illness should lead to regulatory changes. We’ll start with vaping: Trump to meet with vaping industry as he considers flavors ban.
Politico: Trump znovu odloží rozhodnutí o clech na auta z EU

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 12:52:00 AM

Washington - Americký prezident Donald Trump tento týden oznámí, že o další půlrok odkládá rozhodnutí o zavedení dovozních cel na automobily a automobilové součástky vyrobené v Evropské unii. Napsal to dnes server Politico s odvoláním na zdroje obeznámené se záměry Bílého domu.
'Little Visegrad' — A pact of European capitals

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 12:47:00 AM

Rafal Trzaskowski's (pictured at top) clear victory in the Warsaw local elections in November last year was a bitter blow for Poland's ruling national-conservative PiS (Law and Justice) Party. Trzaskowski, the liberal Civic Platform candidate, won the prestigious duel in the first round with no need for a runoff, and took office as Mayor of Warsaw.
Air transport liberalisation in the European community 1987-1992 : A case of integration

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 12:37:00 AM

Sammanfattning: Commercial aviation in the European Community was regulated by a system based on bilateral negotiations until the late 1980s. Regulation ensured that airlines did not compete. The lack of competition conflicted with the aim of the Treaty of Rome of having a common economic market.
Pfizer-Merck KGaA's Bavencio Fails in 2nd Gastric Cancer Study

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 12:25:00 AM

Pfizer Inc. PFE along with Germany-based partner Merck KGaA announced top-line data from a phase III study evaluating their PD-L1 inhibitor Bavencio (avelumab). The JAVELIN Gastric 100 study evaluated Bavencio as a first-line maintenance therapy following induction chemotherapy in patients with....
140 million euros EIB backing for Port of Piraeus transformation

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 12:04:00 AM

The European Investment Bank (EIB) yesterday formally agreed to provide EUR 140 million to support expansion and upgrading of the Port of Piraeus, the principal port of Greece. The largest ever loan for port investment in the country by Europe’s long-term lending institution, will support the....
The UK Must Nominate its New EU Commissioner by the End of the Day.

Monday, November 11, 2019 11:55:00 PM

By the end of the day, the UK must nominate its new EU commissioner. This was announced by a spokesman for the President-elect of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen.We do not yet have an answer to von der Leyen's letter last week urging London to appoint a new commissioner, the spokesman explained.
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