Shire to present ADHD research at the 170th Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) in San Diego

Latest Research Supports Greater Understanding of the Evolving Needs of Adults with ADHD Lexington, M.A., 18-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) will present research on the evolving needs of adults living with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) at the … Read the full press release

Hapag-Lloyd: 125 years ago steamship “Cremon” set sail from Europe to Canada for the first time under the Hapag flag

First liner service launched in 1892 / Today’s market leader in Canada / 14 services to Europe, Asia, Oceania and Africa HAMBURG, 18-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — 125 years ago, the steamship “Cremon” set sail from Europe to Canada for the … Read the full press release

His Majesty King Abdullah II opens the SESAME light source, the first regional laboratory for the Middle East

Allan, Jordan, 18-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The SESAME light source was today officially opened by His Majesty King Abdullah II. An intergovernmental organization, SESAME is the first regional laboratory for the Middle East and neighbouring regions The laboratory’s official opening ushers … Read the full press release

Logicor signs its largest UK letting to date

LONDON, 18-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Logicor has secured a deal with XPO Logistics (XPO) to take a new long-term lease on 645,000 sqft (59,920 sqm) at Bonehill Road, Tamworth B73HJ, its largest UK letting to date. The site previously housed a … Read the full press release

New study: operating ethically in a corrupt environment can be an opportunity for businesses to build a unique reputation

DEVON, 17-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ethical business practice can flourish even in countries with widespread corporate corruption problems, research shows. Investors and the public are more willing to support and pay for ethical goods and business trading in places where it … Read the full press release

New study: for most employees the ideal leader actually looks exactly like them

DEVON, 17-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Forget sharp suits and shoulder pads – for most employees the ideal leader actually looks exactly like them, not the designer-clad employer often portrayed in TV or films, according to a new study. Academics from the … Read the full press release

University of Exeter, Peruvian officials to develop new protection law for River dolphins and Amazonian manatees in Peru

DEVON, 17-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — River dolphins and Amazonian manatees in Peru will benefit from new protection thanks to a plan developed with help from the University of Exeter. Researchers from the University’s Penryn Campus in Cornwall worked with Peruvian officials … Read the full press release

Ocean Alliance’s first ship arrived at EUROGATE Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven

WILHEMSHAVEN, 17-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Saturday, 13 May 2017, the first ship from Ocean Alliance berthed at EUROGATE Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven. The debut premiered the ship “OOCL Tianjin” (8,888 TEUs). In early April of this year, Ocean Alliance took up operations … Read the full press release

Anglo American: De Beers’ rough diamond value in the fourth sales cycle of 2017 was $520 million

LONDON, 17-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Anglo American plc announces the value of rough diamond sales (Global Sightholder Sales and Auction Sales) for De Beers’ fourth sales cycle of 2017, amounting to $520 million. Bruce Cleaver, CEO of De Beers, said: “We … Read the full press release

Changes to Actelion’s executive team to take effect upon closing of the transaction with Johnson & Johnson

ALLSCHWIL/BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 17-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Actelion Ltd (SIX: ATLN) today announced changes to its executive team that would only take effect upon closing of the transaction with Johnson & Johnson expected towards the end of the second quarter 2017. … Read the full press release

University of Kent: new fossil finds indicate second species of human was alive at same time as early humans

KENT, 17-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr Tracy Kivell and Dr Matt Skinner from the School of Anthropology and Conservation have been involved in major research into new fossil finds in South Africa that indicate a second species of human was alive … Read the full press release

Iconic pop art prints on display at the University of Kent during May and June

KENT, 17-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Iconic pop art prints from the 1960s and 1970s – including those from Peter Blake and Eduardo Paolozzi – will be on display at the University of Kent during May and June. Other artists featured … Read the full press release

University of Kent: ground-breaking research can lead to new generation of higher-powered batteries

KENT, 17-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new generation of higher-powered batteries for phones and cameras could result from ground-breaking research led by University scientists. Researchers from the University’s School of Physical Sciences (SPS), working with scientists from other European institutions, formulated … Read the full press release

Airbus marks the commencement of the intensive construction phase for its new EUR43 million satellite hub

Unique ventilation technology cuts operating costs by 70 percent FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, 17-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With the ceremonial laying of the foundation stone for the new Integrated Technology Centre (ITC), Airbus marks the commencement of the intensive construction phase for its new … Read the full press release

Scientists and engineers to discuss the threat posed by asteroids and comets at the 5th Planetary Defence Conference (PDC) in Tokyo

Space experts to meet in Tokyo to discuss ways to deflect asteroids TOKYO, Japan, 17-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists and engineers from all over the world will gather from 15 to 19 May in Tokyo, Japan, at the 5th Planetary Defence … Read the full press release

German Private Equity Q1 2017: Fundraising climate reached new peak

German Private Equity Barometer for Q1 2017 shows diverging momentum in the sub-markets: early-stage investors were more upbeat while later-stage investors were more subdued Fundraising climate reached new peak Extreme differences in demand: venture capital on record high while later-stage … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to equip Norwegian Coastal Administration’s new vessel OV Ryvingen with hybrid system

DERBY, 16-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Norwegian Coastal Administration’s new multipurpose vessel OV Ryvingen will be its second to combine traditional diesel power with battery-driven operation. The battery pack that Rolls-Royce has been commissioned to equip the Ryvingen with will … Read the full press release

The new BMW M240i M Performance Edition is limited to 750 units and will be available from July 2017

Attractive M Performance Parts enhance the dynamic character of the sporty coupé. With the new BMW M240i M Performance Edition, BMW M is now launching a special series in line with this trend. (combined fuel consumption: 8.5 – 7.7 l/100 … Read the full press release

Siemens to electrify the new cable car lift running to Matterhorn glacier paradise in Switzerland

ERLANGEN, 16-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens has received an order from Elektrizitätswerk Zermatt AG to electrify the new cable car lift running to Matterhorn glacier paradise (Klein Matterhorn) in Zermatt, Switzerland. Siemens will supply an 8DJH medium-voltage switchgear for the alpine … Read the full press release

Siemens signs with Pampa Energia S.A. for the maintenance two power plants in Argentina

Service, maintenance and performance upgrades for Genelba and Genelba 21 power plants Includes Power Diagnostics® and Remote Monitoring from Siemens Digital Services for Energy portfolio Orlando, Florida, U.S.A., 16-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Building on the continued success of its energy … Read the full press release

Destatis: employment in manufacturing up 1.1% in March 2017 vs the same month last year

WIESBADEN, 16-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — At the end of March 2017, 5.4 million people worked in local units of manufacturing with 50 or more persons employed in Germany. As reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) on the basis of provisional results, … Read the full press release

Destatis: the birth rate in Germany was 1.50 children per woman in 2015

WIESBADEN, 16-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In 2015, the birth rate in Germany was 1.50 children per woman. Although it is the highest figure since German reunification, the rate remains below the EU average of 1.58 children per woman. This is … Read the full press release

SEAT restored a 600 convertible to celebrate its 60th anniversary

30 people and 1,500 hours spent on fully restoring a unique model on the occasion of its 60th anniversary Close to 1,000 original spare parts and an updated design that respects its legendary uniqueness This SEAT 600 will be displayed … Read the full press release

Vodafone International Holdings B.V. to transfer part of its indirect shareholding in Safaricom to its sub-Saharan African subsidiary Vodacom

LONDON, 16-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone Group Plc (“Vodafone Group”) announces today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Vodafone International Holdings B.V. (“Vodafone”), has agreed to transfer part of its indirect shareholding in Safaricom Limited (“Safaricom”) to Vodacom Group Limited (“Vodacom”), its sub-Saharan … Read the full press release

DHL Global Forwarding to continue managing Auchan’s inbound supply chain operations

DHL provides Purchase Order Management for more than 17,000 TEUs yearly worldwide With the contract extension DHL and Auchan will celebrate 10th anniversary BONN, 16-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Global Forwarding has secured a contract renewal for continued management of … Read the full press release

India’s NTPC Bond is now available for trading on London Stock Exchange’s ISM

NTPC’s 2nd 5-year Masala Bond admitted to International Securities Market (ISM) ISM is an exchange-regulated MTF market for primary debt issuance, operating alongside London Stock Exchange plc’s other markets Targeted at institutional and professional investors from around the world Shri … Read the full press release

Siemens to review the geographical setup of its own IT activities and drive the digitalization of its own processes

Centralized storage facility planned for Digital Factory Division in Amberg region Company’s global enterprise IT activities to be modernized and digitalized Bundling of training expertise in Germany MUNICH, 15-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens is rigorously pursuing further targeted efficiency improvements … Read the full press release

Michael Sen elected new member of the Board of Directors of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

MUNICH, 15-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Michael Sen, member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG, will – additionally to his current duties – now be responsible for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy within Siemens’ Managing Board. Until recently, Sen was a … Read the full press release

LLOYDS BANK PMI: Business activity in April grew at its fastest rate across England in 2017 so far

Business activity growth gains momentum for second month running Job creation revives as  new orders surge Businesses raise prices charged at fastest rate in nearly nine years West Midlands is top-performing region, recording fastest growth in output and employment LONDON, … Read the full press release

Jean-Laurent Granier will join Generali Group as Country manager for France and Président Directeur Général (PDG) of Generali France

MILAN/PARIS, 15-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — – Generali announces that Jean-Laurent Granier will join Generali Group as Country manager for France and Président Directeur Général (PDG) of Generali France with effect from 1st June 2017. In his capacity, Jean-Laurent Granier will … Read the full press release