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European car sales surge in March helped by Easter dates

Car sales sped ahead in Europe in March up 10.9 percent from the same month last year with showrooms open for more days linked to the Easter holidays.

Car sales sped ahead in Europe in March up 10.9 percent from the same month last year with showrooms open for more days linked to the Easter holidays.

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Where does Croatia fit into a Multi-Speed Europe?

Guillaume Desjardins, euronews: In the case of a two speed union, that more and more people are talking about, in which speed group can Croatia fit in?

Guillaume Desjardins, euronews: In the case of a two speed union, that more and more people are talking about, in which speed group can Croatia fit in?

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ECB boss Draghi squashes rate rise speculation

The head of the European Central Bank has moved to end speculation that the ECB will be raisng interest rates sooner rather than later.

The head of the European Central Bank has moved to end speculation that the ECB will be raisng interest rates sooner rather than later.

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Merkel ally Weber warns London on euro clearing business

The Brexit battle lines have been further drawn after German politician Manfred Weber warned that the City of London stands to lose its leading role in euro-denominated business after the UK leaves th

The Brexit battle lines have been further drawn after German politician Manfred Weber warned that the City of London stands to lose its leading role in euro-denominated business after the UK leaves th

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European manufacturing feels the benefit of global economic wind

Manufacturing may be regaining its lost lustre in Europe as orders pour in for EU goods and factories report output up in Germany, France and Italy.

Manufacturing may be regaining its lost lustre in Europe as orders pour in for EU goods and factories report output up in Germany, France and Italy.

Business

Working in the future: how humans need to adapt

As we enter the fourth phase of the Industrial Revolution, humans need to embrace technology to work alongside robots

As we enter the fourth phase of the Industrial Revolution, humans need to embrace technology to work alongside robots

Business

Changing the way we think about work

Marianne Thyssen, European Commissioner, Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility “Well I think one of the difficulties will be skills development and also to adapt our social systems –

Marianne Thyssen, European Commissioner, Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility “Well I think one of the difficulties will be skills development and also to adapt our social systems –

Business

How should Europe react to inflation forecasts?

Lucrezia Reichlin, Professor of Economics, London Business School: The countries that are part of the Euro Area – I think that definitely the European Central Bank should keep on providing the stimulu

Lucrezia Reichlin, Professor of Economics, London Business School: The countries that are part of the Euro Area – I think that definitely the European Central Bank should keep on providing the stimulu

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What are Europe’s biggest uncertainties?

Lucrezia Reichlin, Professor of Economics, London Business School: Well I think if we look at the US, the uncertainty is obviously the Trump factor.

Lucrezia Reichlin, Professor of Economics, London Business School: Well I think if we look at the US, the uncertainty is obviously the Trump factor.

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Businesses need Europe to change

Anne-Sophie Panseri, CEO, Maviflex: I’ll be optimistic because the development of my company is involved, and it is a major issue for us, but I think that Europe needs to rethink its…

Anne-Sophie Panseri, CEO, Maviflex: I’ll be optimistic because the development of my company is involved, and it is a major issue for us, but I think that Europe needs to rethink its…

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European Central Bank defends continued eurozone stimulus

European Central Bank pledges to keep its aggressive stimulus policy for now but signals less need to prop up eurozone growth and inflation.

European Central Bank pledges to keep its aggressive stimulus policy for now but signals less need to prop up eurozone growth and inflation.

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How to understand Germany’s trade surplus: is it exploiting the weak euro?

Criticism of Germany’s export prowess, and accusations of currency manipulation, are just as wrong-headed as Germany’s own defense of its excessive surplus. Ultimately, Germany can serve everyone’s best interests – including its own – by reducing its surplus, and thus the harmful economic imbalances

Criticism of Germany’s export prowess, and accusations of currency manipulation, are just as wrong-headed as Germany’s own defense of its excessive surplus. Ultimately, Germany can serve everyone’s best interests – including its own – by reducing its surplus, and thus the harmful economic imbalances

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Germany: inflation rises, unemployment falls

German inflation rose in February, reaching its highest level in four-and-a-half years, while unemployment fell more than expected.

German inflation rose in February, reaching its highest level in four-and-a-half years, while unemployment fell more than expected.

Europe

Commission tells Germany to boost public investment

The European Commission says Germany’s sound public finances mean it could put more money into public investment to boost growth.

The European Commission says Germany’s sound public finances mean it could put more money into public investment to boost growth.

Business

Making Europe's budget work for Europe's growth plans

European commissioner for regional affairs explains how a large chunk of the EU budget that is used for grant funding in EU member states can be used with investment plan funds toward creating growth

European commissioner for regional affairs explains how a large chunk of the EU budget that is used for grant funding in EU member states can be used with investment plan funds toward creating growth

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EU casts doubt on British growth prospects amid Brexit uncertainty

An official EU forecast published on Monday said that Britain’s economic growth will slow over the next two years amid uncertainty that surrounds the country’s future relationship with the…

An official EU forecast published on Monday said that Britain’s economic growth will slow over the next two years amid uncertainty that surrounds the country’s future relationship with the…

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UK High Court dismisses EEA Brexit legal challenge

The UK High Court dismissed a Brexit legal challenge to force parliament to specify if leaving the EU also means leaving the European Economic Area

The UK High Court dismissed a Brexit legal challenge to force parliament to specify if leaving the EU also means leaving the European Economic Area