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Digi Communications N.V. announces ANCOM approval for RCS & RDS S.A. to apply a surcharge for certain roaming services provided in the EEA for a renewed period of 12 months

BUCHAREST, Romania, 1-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — We would like to inform the market and our investors that the National Authority for Management and Regulation of Communications in Romania (ANCOM) has authorized RCS & RDS S.A., the Company’s subsidiary in Romania … Read the full press release

Telekom Deutschland now ready to build a first-class 5G network in Germany

Telekom Deutschland now ready to build a first-class 5G network in Germany

BONN, 13-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Telekom Deutschland has just announced it acquired 5G frequencies worth 2.17 billion euros on an auction in Germany. 5G is finally going to be launched in Germany. 4 frequency blocks in the 2 gigahertz band … Read the full press release

200 SMEs in Bulgaria, Latvia and Romania to benefit from the joint EBRD and EU programme

LONDON, 4-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Investment in research and innovation by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Bulgaria, Latvia and Romania will now have support from new financing programme launched by the EBRD and the EU. The new financing programme … Read the full press release

BAE Systems collaborates with RPA expert UiPath for machine learning adoption across the U.S. defense and intelligence communities

FARNBOROUGH, UK, 3-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems teams up with robotic process automation (RPA) leader, UiPath, to develop and accelerate suites of software robots that its customers can use to automate high-volume, repetitive business processes. Don DeSanto, director of … Read the full press release

Biodiversity Report Is Urgent Call to Action Beyond Fixes; Geneva Global Initiative Calls on World Community to Focus on Concrete Actions

GENEVA, 6-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The UN IPBES’ 2019 Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services is another one in a long line of warnings about the state of our planet. It should be clear that we face multiple … Read the full press release

Glencore will cooperate with the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission on their investigation

BAAR, 26-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Glencore has announced it has been notified by the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) about an investigation they are going to carry out in regard to possible violation of certain provisions of the … Read the full press release

ENGIE backs French Ministry of Sports’ Performance Pact for the second time

PARIS, 16-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE has just committed to support eight top athletes along the road that will hopefully lead them to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. ENGIE’s CEO Isabelle Kocher has signed a new Performance Pact on Monday 15 … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank Research on India’s general elections: the rupee, foreign investors, equities

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 12-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank Research has observed a statistical trend during the general elections in India that almost all the time plays out in a similar manner. According to the bank’s researchers, India’s currency generally … Read the full press release

The German Council of Economic Experts will look after the National Productivity Board in Germany

WIESBADEN, 11-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The German Council of Economic Experts will be responsible for the National Productivity Board in Germany. The assignment has come from the federal government as a response to a recommendation by the Council of the … Read the full press release

Neste on climate change discussion in Finland: transport-related emissions must be reduced immediately

ESPOO, 9-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste calls on the next government in Finland to set more ambitious targets for emission reductions for the next four years. Neste believes that transport-related emissions must be reduced immediately and for the purpose both … Read the full press release

TAF opens nominations for the 2020 Millennium Technology Prize

One of the world’s most important awards for a ground-breaking innovation opens nomination period until 31 July 2019. ESPOO, 1-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (1 April 2019), nominations for the 2020 Millennium Technology Prize open. The one-million-euro international prize is … Read the full press release

Towards a Europe of Stakeholder Nations

When: Thursday, April 11, 2019 10:00 – Thursday, April 11, 2019 12:30 Where: European Parliament, Brussels room A1H1 BRUSSELS, 28-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — As the EU is approaching the next European Parliament elections there is more need than ever for … Read the full press release

New advanced vehicle safety features will become mandatory in 2022 across EU

BRUSSELS, 26-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Provisional political agreement on the revised General Safety Regulation has just been reached by the EU institutions. Passengers, pedestrians and cyclists will be better protected as new safety technologies will become mandatory across EU in … Read the full press release

Notice: Annual General Meeting of PostNord AB on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 in Solna, Sweden

SOLNA, 22-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — PostNord AB (publ), (Org. reg. no. 556771-2640) announces an invitation of holding its Annual General Meeting. The company’s AGM will be held in its headquarters at  Terminalvägen 24 in Solna, Sweden on  on Wednesday, April … Read the full press release

Initial seed corn funding for the Mersey Basin project (AI-Enabled Materials Chemistry) by UKRI’s Strength in Places Fund

LONDON, 22-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Mersey Basin project has just won £50,000 seed funding, which is meant to help prepare the full bid, which, if successful, could deliver up to £50 million investment in the North West. The funding … Read the full press release

Data on manufacturing in Germany December 2018: 1.6% decline in new orders; Turnover up by 2.7%

WIESBADEN, 6-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New provisional data from the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reveals a slight decline of -1.6% for the new orders in manufacturing in Germany during December 2018 when compared to the previous month having the price, seasonally and calendar adjusted. … Read the full press release

RCH Group to Showcase Integrated Selling Solutions at EuroCIS

Innovative POS and cash management systems for stationary or mobile use TREVISO, Italy, 4-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology never sleeps – and neither will RCH Group SpA as it returns to EuroCIS 2019, the leading Trade Fair for Retail Technology, which … Read the full press release

Central Bank of Ireland Deputy Governor Ed Sibley outlined the Central Bank’s strategic priorities for the next three years in the context of the safety and soundness of the financial system

Resilience of the financial system will remain a key focus for the Central Bank over the next three years A hard Brexit will be damaging for Ireland, but short-term ‘cliff-edge’ stability risks to the financial system are manageable Legislation is … Read the full press release

World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2019: Worsening international relations hinders action across a growing array of serious challenges

Rising geopolitical and geo-economic tensions are the most urgent risk in 2019, with 90% of experts saying they expect further economic confrontation between major powers in 2019 Environmental degradation is the long-term risk that defines our age, with four of … Read the full press release

Borealis and SYSTEMIQ welcome Nestlé as new strategic partner of Project STOP, a new initiative to stop plastic waste leaking into the environment

VIENNA, 16-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis and SYSTEMIQ, together with their partners from the Government of Norway, NOVA Chemicals, Borouge and Veolia, are pleased to welcome Nestlé as new strategic partner of Project STOP (Stop Ocean Plastics), a frontline initiative to prevent ocean … Read the full press release

The Bucharest Tribunal’s decision regarding the investigation conducted by the Romanian National Anti-corruption Directorate with respect to RCS & RDS S.A., Integrasoft S.R.L. and certain of their directors

BUCHAREST, Romania, 16-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — In connection with the investigation triggered by the Romanian National Anti-Corruption Directorate (“DNA”), which we have previously disclosed to the market and to our investors in the initial public offering prospectus dated 26 April … Read the full press release

Destatis: Im November 2018 gab es in den Beherbergungsbetrieben in Deutschland 31,0 Millionen Übernachtungen in- und ausländischer Gäste

WIESBADEN, 14-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Im November 2018 gab es in den Beherbergungsbetrieben in Deutschland 31,0 Millionen Übernachtungen in- und ausländischer Gäste. Wie das Statistische Bundesamt (Destatis) nach vorläufigen Ergebnissen weiter mitteilt, war dies ein Plus von 5 % gegenüber November 2017. Die Übernachtungszahl von Gästen aus … Read the full press release

Statistische Bundesamt (Destatis): Im Jahr 2018 wurden in Deutschland 1,9 % weniger Zigaretten versteuert als im Jahr 2017

Versteuerte Mengen aller anderen Tabakarten gestiegen WIESBADEN, 14-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Im Jahr 2018 wurden in Deutschland 1,9 % weniger Zigaretten versteuert als im Jahr 2017. Wie das Statistische Bundesamt (Destatis) weiter mitteilt, stiegen dagegen die versteuerten Mengen aller anderen Tabakwaren. Im … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank Wealth Management’s CIO: 6 themes to watch in 2019 based on macroeconomic outlook, market conditions and the major asset classes

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 11-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The themes for 2019 are based around the macroeconomic outlook, market conditions and the major asset classes: 1) Growth deceleration. Global growth is slowing and becoming less synchronised. As the US upswing matures, Europe … Read the full press release

CIB Capital Markets Strategist Tom Joyce comments on US-China Policy Escalation & Markets in the January issue of C-SPACE

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 11-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The United States and China are at a crossroad in what has become the most important bilateral relationship of the 21st Century, CIB Capital Markets Strategist Tom Joyce said in the January issue of … Read the full press release

A new Government Emergency Ordinance imposing additional corporate taxes with impact on the telecommunications sector in Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania, 08-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — We would like to inform the market and our investors that, on 29 December 2018, an Emergency Government Ordinance no 114/2018 (the “GEO 114/2018”) establishing, amongst others, certain budgetary and tax measures was published … Read the full press release

UK DFID announced further support to clear explosives from schools, hospitals and roads in Iraq

More than a million Iraqis whose lives were devastated by Daesh safely returned home in 2018, made possible in part thanks to UK aid funded mine clearance work. LONDON, 07-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — More than a million Iraqis whose lives have … Read the full press release

Neil Bush to succeed Sian MacLeod OBE as Head of the UK’s Delegation to the OSCE

Mr Neil Bush is to succeed Ms Sian MacLeod OBE as Head of the United Kingdom’s Delegation to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in March 2019. LONDON, 07-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Mr Neil Bush has been appointed … Read the full press release

Universities UK, the Russell Group, Guild HE, Million Plus and University Alliance warn of the risks for research, staff and students if UK leaves EU without deal

LONDON, 03-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — University leaders have written to politicians and government to warn of the risks for research, staff and students if the UK leaves the EU without a deal. In an open letter to MPs, Universities UK, the Russell … Read the full press release

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and TfL with new measures to reduce air pollution and congestion in central London

New measures to tackle congestion, reduce toxic emissions, improve air quality and protect health LONDON, 20-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Mayor and TfL have unveiled a package of measures to reduce air pollution and congestion in central London, with the aim … Read the full press release