Daily Archives: 24, May 2017

Study: brain cells act as a trigger to prevent us burning calories when food is scarce

A study carried out in mice may help explain why dieting can be an inefficient way to lose weight: key brain cells act as a trigger to prevent us burning calories when food is scarce. CAMBRIDGE, 24-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — “Weight … Read the full press release

University of Cambridge: singularities could exist in highly curved three-dimensional space

Researchers have shown how singularities – which are normally only found at the centre of black holes and hidden from view – could exist in highly curved three-dimensional space. CAMBRIDGE, 24-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The researchers, from the University of Cambridge, have … Read the full press release

EU-UK relationship report: striking degree of consensus that full Single Market access should be retained

Researchers engaged with people across the East of England and found anxiety and resentment, as well as a broad consensus that the UK should remain in the single market.  CAMBRIDGE, 24-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new report on public attitudes to the … Read the full press release

LOC Group to carry out marine warranty surveying (MWS) services on the 60MW test phase of Korea’s Southwest Offshore Windfarm Project

LOC Korea will provide MWS services for the test phase of the Southwest Offshore Windfarm Project, being built by Korea Offshore Wind Power SEOUL, South Korea, 24-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading international marine and engineering consultancy LOC Group has been retained … Read the full press release

Coface launches new customer portal

Bois-Colombes, France, 24-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Coface’s new customer portal and fully revamped CofaNet online credit insurance contract management tool are being launched today. With the new solutions, customers will benefit from innovative features, unique access, customised content, advanced ergonomics, … Read the full press release

Helaba hat im ersten Quartal ein Konzernergebnis vor Steuern von 75 Mio. Euro erzielt

  Volatiles Ergebnis aus Sicherungszusammenhängen und Derivaten belastet Zinsüberschuss aufgrund des negativen Zinsumfelds unter Vorjahr Provisionsüberschuss legt erneut zu Neugeschäft auf hohem Niveau Risikolage entspannt Ergebnis vor Steuern mit 75 Mio. Euro deutlich unter Vorjahr CET1-Quote („fully loaded“) verbessert Vorstand … Read the full press release

NORMA Group to pay EUR 0.95 per share dividend

Maintal/Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 24-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The shareholders of NORMA Group, a global market leader in engineered joining technology, have approved a dividend of EUR 0.95 per share (2015: EUR 0.90) by a large majority. This was the result … Read the full press release

Peter Behrendt appointed Managing Director BMT Design & Technology (BMT)

Teddington, UK, 24-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, the leading international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced the appointment of Peter Behrendt as Managing Director. Previously Head of the Ports and Terminals business unit within … Read the full press release

EY, Microsoft to help clients with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

New privacy model applies to all businesses offering goods or services to EU LONDON, 24-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EY announced today that it is collaborating with Microsoft on a broad approach to help address many of the challenges clients are facing … Read the full press release

EY European attractiveness survey: Foreign direct investment (FDI) into Europe record high in 2016

  5,845 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects into Europe in 2016 mark a 15% year-on-year increase UK, Germany and France attract just over half (51%) of Europe’s FDI in 2016 56% of global investors say Europe will regain steady growth … Read the full press release

CaixaBank named the Best Bank in Spain 2017 by Global Finance

The award is based on key aspects such as growth, profitability, territorial footprint, strategic relations, new business development and product innovation. The accolade follows the Bank of the Year 2016 award from The Banker, and the prize for Best Private … Read the full press release