Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Tag: European

Roberta Metsola: The European Parliament’s new President immediately faced questions on her views on abortion

Metsola, who was voted into the post on her 43rd birthday, had served as the Parliament’s vice-president since 2020 and was elected comfortably in Tuesday’s leadership vote, winning the support of 458 of the...

FBI & European police take down computer servers used in major cyberattacks worldwide

Europol, the European Union’s law enforcement agency, said that after seizing the servers, investigators have identified “more than 100 businesses” that were at risk of being hacked by cybercriminals, including ransomware groups. The crackdown...

Arrival of Russian Wagner mercenaries in Mali condemned by European governments

The 16 governments, including France, the United Kingdom, Italy and Germany, said they were aware of “the involvement of the Russian Federation government in providing material support to the deployment of the Wagner group...

European markets troubled as omicron Covid variant fears return

LONDON — European stocks pulled back on Thursday as concerns persisted over the omicron Covid variant. The pan-European Stoxx 600 fell 0.9% in early trade, with travel and leisure stocks shedding 1.8% to lead...

European Union mulling mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations

After two dozen countries have reported cases of the omicron variant, the European Union (EU) countries might be headed towards mandatory vaccination to fight the spread of COVID-19, according to head of EU commission....

European markets set to rebound from omicron fears

LONDON — European stocks are expected to open higher on Wednesday after struggling to regain ground amid fears around the new omicron Covid variant. The U.K.’s FTSE index is seen opening 30 points higher...

European stocks set to fall sharply at the open amid omicron fears

LONDON — European stocks are expected to open sharply lower on Tuesday, with futures reversing themselves on new fears around the omicron Covid variant and vaccines. The U.K.’s FTSE index is seen opening 83...

European markets positive despite omicron Covid variant fears

LONDON — European stocks are expected to start the new trading week far higher, despite extensive concerns over the newly discovered omicron Covid variant. The U.K.’s FTSE index is seen opening 97 points higher...

European officials voice concern over ‘alarming’ new Covid variant

A person passing through the main street of the Christmas market in Barcelona, Spain. SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images A top EU official said that news of a new coronavirus variant is...

European markets face Covid headwinds

LONDON — European stocks are expected to open higher on Thursday as investors continue to monitor the Covid crisis in the region and political developments in Germany. The U.K.’s FTSE index is seen opening...