Europe's IPO market heats up, and unicorns are getting in line

Europe's IPO market heats up, and unicorns are getting in line

Dealroom.co published a list of 32 European companies that qualify as unicorns. “There is a wave of venture-capital companies reaching maturity,” said Yoram Wijngaarde, founder of dealroom.co. “It’s the result of investments made in the last five to 10 years.” His firm estimates that as many as 485 smaller European tech companies with valuations of […]

As Europe's Liberal Order Splinters, Trump Wields an Ax

As Europe's Liberal Order Splinters, Trump Wields an Ax

With a rift over migrants bringing German politics to a boil, the country’s feuding leaders scraped together a truce Monday on an issue that threatens to topple the fragile government. Then President Trump stepped in. “The people of Germany are turning against their leadership as migration is rocking the already tenuous Berlin coalition,” Mr. Trump […]

'A tale of two crises': a husband and wife document Europe's refugee crisis

'A tale of two crises': a husband and wife document Europe's refugee crisis

On the arid Italian island of Lampedusa, known as the “door of Europe”, 400,000 migrants have arrived by way of the Mediterranean sea in just the past two decades. With a population of 6,000 and an economy that runs on fishing and tourism, it’s emerged as an unlikely port in the storm of Europe’s immigration […]

Who wants migrants rescued from the Mediterranean Sea?

Who wants migrants rescued from the Mediterranean Sea?

The arguments over who should take responsibility for refugees arriving in Europe are heating up again. European Union leaders have long been divided about how to handle the migrant crisis, which is being highlighted by the gruelling voyage undertaken by 630 migrants now in Spain. They were stranded at sea for more than a week because […]

Ford Is Still Cruising Along in Europe

Ford Is Still Cruising Along in Europe

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) said that its sales in Europe rose 0.6% in May from a very good year-ago result, on strong sales of SUVs, commercial vehicles, and a big jump in sales of the outgoing version of the compact Focus. Ford has nearly overcome a weak start to 2018 in the Old World, when […]

20 great holidays in Central Europe

20 great holidays in Central Europe

Slovenia Friendly farm stay The hamlet of Kupljenik is only an hour’s drive from Slovenia’s Ljubljana airport but it feels a world away. Surrounded by meadows, Dolinar farmhouse offers simple double rooms with rustic wooden furnishings as well as larger apartments. Outside, crickets chirp at sunset, the Sava river is full of trout and guests […]

What is the current state of the migration crisis in Europe?

What is the current state of the migration crisis in Europe?

Three years after Europe’s biggest influx of migrants and refugees since the second world war, tensions between EU member states over how to handle irregular immigration from outside the bloc – mainly from the Middle East and Africa – are rising again. What is the scale of migration? Numbers are sharply down from their 2015-16 […]

Strong Spending Data Shows US Economy Chugging Ahead of Europe and Asia

Strong Spending Data Shows US Economy Chugging Ahead of Europe and Asia

The U.S. economy is revving up just as Europe and other major economies lose steam, jeopardizing a rare period in which the world’s largest economies have been accelerating in unison. The European Central Bank on Thursday took another step toward ending the massive stimulus measures it has used in an effort to boost growth since […]

European stocks drop as investors brace for ECB update

European stocks drop as investors brace for ECB update

Stocks across Europe pulled back Thursday, as mining shares were bruised by concerns about China’s economic health, and as investors prepared to learn whether the European Central Bank has a time frame for winding down its bond-buying program. How markets are performing The Stoxx Europe 600 Index […]

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