Tag: Europe


World’s Best Footballer Swaps Europe For The U.S.

Lionel Messi chose to join Inter Miami in part due to the desire for a quieter life. That is the view of former Manchester City and Brazil midfielder Elano, who believes Messi made a “personal,” not “professional” choice by electing to move to MLS. Messi confirmed last week that he had decided to leave Europe for the United States, where […]


Ford Plans To Cut Over 3,000 Jobs

Ford is set to cut 3,200 jobs in Europe and relocate some product development work to the United States. The workforce reduction entails 2,500 in product development and a further 700 in administrative roles. This follows part of the shift to electronic vehicles. The company has partnered with Volkswagen to produce 1.2 million electric vehicles over the next six years. […]


Return Of Direct Flights From Italy Major Boost For Tourism

The return of direct flights from Italy is being hailed by local stakeholders as a major boost for air connectivity out of Europe and for the upcoming winter tourist season. “The addition of these direct flights speaks to the confidence our airline partners have of the destination,” Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett told JIS News. Government officials, attraction and […]


Germany Set To Spend $64.7 Billion As Inflation Shield

According to press reports, Germany is set to spend an additional 65 billion euros ($64.7 billion) to help customers and businesses offset the vagaries of soaring inflation. Chancellor Olaf Scholz made the announcement two days after Russia said it was suspending some gas deliveries indefinitely. The measures include a tax on energy companies, help to pay electricity bills, and a […]


Ukraine’s Zelenskyy Warns Europe Faces Difficult Winter with Russian Fuel Cuts

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is warning European countries to expect a difficult winter as Russia cuts its oil and natural gas exports to retaliate for their support of the Kyiv government in its fight against Russia’s invasion. “Russia is preparing a decisive energy blow on all Europeans for this winter,” he said in his Saturday night video address after Moscow […]


Top Turkish Court Upholds Exit From Key Treaty Protecting Women

President Erdogan withdrew Turkey from the Council of Europe’s Istanbul Convention last year, prompting anger from women’s rights groups. A top administrative court in Turkey has ruled that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to pull the country out of a key European treaty protecting women from violence was lawful, rejecting petitions seeking its cancellation, the state-run news agency reported. Erdogan withdrew […]


Monkeypox Spreading In Europe, US, Has African Scientists Baffled

WHO’s European chief concerned that monkeypox could spread as people gather for parties and festivals over the summer. As more cases of monkeypox are detected in Europe and North America, some scientists who have monitored numerous outbreaks in Africa say they are baffled by the unusual disease’s spread in developed countries. Cases of the smallpox-related disease have not previously been seen among […]


Oil Prices Rise To Its Highest Point In Seven Years

Oil prices today rise to their highest in more than seven years based on possibly war between Ukraine and Russia. Analysts also speculate that this move could trigger U.S. and European sanctions that would disrupt exports from the world’s top producer in an already tight market. Brent crude futures were at $95.56 a barrel up $1.12 after earlier hitting a peak […]