Scope Ratings affirmed last week the Republic of Cyprus’ BBB- long-term issuer and senior unsecured local- and foreign-currency ratings, along with a short-term issuer rating of S-2 in both local and foreign currency, noting that all outlooks are stable...
Problems with British Airways’ IT systems left thousands of passengers facing flight cancellations, delays and long queues at airports in the airline’s third major computer failure in a little more than two years.
The euro area seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 7.5% in June 2019, down from 7.6% in May 2019 and from 8.2% in June 2018. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since July 2008. The EU28 unemployment rate was 6.3% in June 2019, stable compared with May 2019 and down from 6.8% in June 2018. This remains the lowest rate recorded in the EU28 since the start of the EU monthly unemployment series in January 2000. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union
Belgian zookeepers fed chickens in giant ice cubes to tigers on Wednesday as northern Europe baked in record temperatures during another heatwave that climate experts believe could become the new normal.
The European Union describes wildfires as “a serious and increasing threat” across the continent....
Reports on the eastern coast of Cyprus point to more jellyfish encounters with swimmers along the Protaras shoreline, with the local mayor saying the number of incidents is negligible...
Under the deal, Ursula von der Leyen, a close ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, will replace Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the European Commission, the EU’s executive arm...
A giant turtle in search of food was caught accidently in fishing nets off Karpas Peninsula, while local authorities in the south went on high alert over a giant swarm of jellyfish...
Cyprus came in third place for highest number of citizenships granted in 2017 relative to population, while there was an EU-wide decrease in the overall numbers from previous years...
Germany and the Netherlands have benefited enormously from the euro over the 20 years since its launch, a study has found, while for almost every other member the single currency has been a serious drag on economic growth....
A shipping company owner who was arrested in Limassol on drug-related charges was remanded by the district court for eight days...
Limassol officials say they would not accept revelers inspired by the biggest heist on television to participate in the annual street parade, citing security concerns...
The German government says Greece has agreed to take back migrants who apply for asylum there and later turn up at Germany's border with Austria....