German Q1 GDP slumps

A record slump in exports and investment caused Germany’s economy to shrink in the first quarter at its fastest pace since reunification in 1990


French keep shopping

French consumer spending seems to be holding up for the moment. Shoppers bought more manufactured goods than expected in April. The national


Tuesday 26th May

European shares closed up over one percent having spent much of the day in the red. They turned around after the release of new figures showing


Virgin bucks the trend

Virgin Atlantic has announced its yearly profits nearly doubled , but the privately-owned airline warned the weak global economy mean it will be


Election interest rising!

As more and more campaigns get under way ahead of the European Parliamentary elections from the 4-7 June, a new survey shows interest picking up


The 2-city parliament

A German-speaking voter asks: “Why is the European Parliament in Strasbourg and in Brussels?” The response: “Hi, I’m Dulce Dias, a


Calvin Harris tops the charts

Calvin Harris is topping the UK singles chart with his single “I’m not Alone” which was released in April. Calvin Harris has already worked with


N.Korea tests more missiles

North Korea has defied world condemnation and test-fired two more missiles. Sources in South Korea said the short-range rockets were launched off