Europe

In this file photo dated Thursday, March 28, 2019, the Ford Motor company logo at the auto show in Denver.
David Zalubowski/AP Photo
June 27, 2019 - 9:46 am
By David McHugh, AP Business Writer FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Carmaker Ford said Thursday it is shedding 12,000 jobs in Europe to increase profitability, part of a global trend of cost cuts by automakers facing shifting consumer tastes and heavy investments in electric cars. The job losses amount...
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Morocco claims success in slowing migrant voyages to Europe
Mosa'ab Elshamy/AP Photo
June 03, 2019 - 1:11 pm
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco is claiming new success in lowering the number of migrant crossings into Europe as the country works with its northern neighbor, Spain, in securing more European funding for curbing migration. Foreign Affairs Minister Nasser Bourita said the number of crossings dropped...
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Police detain a woman during a yellow vest protest with other groups in Brussels, Sunday, May 26, 2019. The demonstration took place as Belgium took to the polls to elect regional, national and European candidates.
Francisco Seco/AP Photo
May 26, 2019 - 4:29 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — A yellow vest protest march was taken over by black-hooded demonstrators and turned violent in Brussels, forcing authorities to detain a few hundred people. The yellow vest demonstration was intended to be against social injustice on the day of European Parliament elections. But it...
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Voters are going to the polls to elect a president to succeed Dalia Grybauskaite, who has completed her maximum two terms in office.
Mindaugas Kulbis/AP Photo
May 26, 2019 - 9:56 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Across Europe, anti-EU populists and proponents of closer unity made a final push for support Sunday as 21 nations went to the polls in a continent-wide battle for influence at the European Parliament. Right-wing nationalists who want to slash immigration into Europe and return...
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Mostar is home to the famous Stari Most bridge.
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May 21, 2019 - 7:39 pm
By Jack Guy, CNN (CNN) -- If the road to overtourism is paved with travel guide books, then venerable publisher Lonely Planet can give itself a pat on the backpack for trying to steer vacationers off the beaten track. Announcing the 2019 iteration of its annual top European summer destinations list...
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An electronic stock board shows Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
Eugene Hoshiko/AP Photo
May 07, 2019 - 9:57 am
By Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed Tuesday after China said its economy czar will go to Washington for trade talks despite U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to escalate their tariff war. China's main stock index rose 0.7% and most other Asian...
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This March 23, 2016, file photo, shows a sign at a Marriott Hotel in Richmond, Va.
Steve Helber/AP Photo, File
April 29, 2019 - 12:15 pm
By Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Business Writer Marriott is pushing more heavily into home-sharing, confident that its combination of luxury properties and loyalty points can lure travelers away from rivals like Airbnb. The world's biggest hotel company will soon start taking reservations through its website...
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Migrants hijacked a cargo ship in Libyan waters on Wednesday March 27, 2019, and have forced the crew to reroute the vessel north toward Europe.
Alessandra Tarantino/AP Photo, File
March 27, 2019 - 8:55 pm
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Migrants hijacked a cargo ship that rescued them in the Mediterranean Sea and forced the crew to put the Libya-bound vessel on a course north toward Europe, authorities in two European countries said. Italy's interior minister, Matteo Salvini, identified the ship as the...
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Philadelphia Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek (93) celebrates his goal with James van Riemsdyk (25) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday, March 15, 2019, in Toronto.
Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP
March 21, 2019 - 12:05 pm
By Stephen Whyno, AP Hockey Writer Jakub Voracek was psyched at the mere suggestion the Philadelphia Flyers might play an NHL game in his native Czech Republic. "I'm not going to lie to you, it would be great," Voracek said with a smile. "Obviously to play an NHL game in your home country, it'd be...
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Dreamstime
Lynne Adkins
March 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you're planning a trip to Europe, you have one more thing on your to-do list. Currently, you just need a passport to travel to Europe. But starting in 2021, you'll need one more item: You'll have to fill out a form online before traveling for security and migration...
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