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Europe's Cabbies Decry Competition From Uber App

Europe's Cabbies Decry Competition From Uber App
Milan's taxis sat idle for a fifth straight day Wednesday to protest competition from the ride-hailing app Uber, a high-tech challenge that has Europe weighing its consumer benefits versus its threat to old business models. Uber, a San Francisco start …
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Jews, Get Out of Europe
Over the weekend the European Jewish Association (EJA), along with other European Jewish organizations, held a briefing on the survey in Brussels for EU ambassadors and officials. One of the West European countries scoring lowest for antisemitism was …
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10000 European Union officials better paid than David Cameron
Details of European officials' generous pay and perks have come to light on the day that voters in Britain and across the EU take part in elections to the European Parliament. Mr Cameron has made reform of the EU a central part of his agenda for those …
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Apollo Seeks a Bigger Role in Europe's Banking Sector

Apollo Seeks a Bigger Role in Europe's Banking Sector
Apollo is not the only investment firm to turn a covetous eye on Europe's banking sector. Since the financial crisis, as European banks have had to sell assets or otherwise reorganize to comply with regulations, hedge funds and private equity firms …
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The Upshot|Deflation Threatens Europe. Policy Makers Wait.
Europe is staring into the face of the kind of deflationary cycle that has paralyzed the Japanese economy for the better part of two decades. Prices are rising far more slowly than its central bank wants, against a backdrop of astronomical unemployment …
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Some positives to consider on Europe Day
On Friday we celebrate Europe Day, a day which 64 years ago marked the foundation of what is now the European Union. Not many people will notice. They also won't notice the safeguards they enjoy at work which are down to the efforts of the EU, nor the …
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