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Lagardère group in exclusive negotiations with Czech Media Invest for the sale of its magazine titles in France

PARIS, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Lagardère group announces that it has entered into exclusive negotiations with Czech Media Invest in order to sell its magazine titles in France, including Elle and its various extensions including online presence of Elle France, Version Femina, Art … Read the full press release

Sky to sell its 20% stake in Sky Betting & Gaming to Canadian company The Stars Group Inc.

Isleworth, United Kingdom, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sky has agreed to sell its 20% stake in the online betting and gaming business, Sky Betting & Gaming (“SBG”) to The Stars Group Inc. (“The Stars Group”), a Canadian company listed on both … Read the full press release

Why successful Invested Investor Simon Blakey feels he is sometimes a relationship therapist!

Serial investor Blakey shares his first rate tips from two decades of Angel Investing! CAMBRIDGE, 12-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Invested Investor is a publishing project that aims to increase the success rate for entrepreneurs and early investors by sharing … Read the full press release

April 10th, Conference in the European Parliament, Brussels, themed: A FUTURE FOR DEMOCRACY IN SYRIA

Highlevel conference 9:30 – 12:45 (EP, Room PHS1A002) and press-conference 13:30 – 14:00 (EP, press room) AMERSFOORT, 02-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — WIth this high level conference, we would like to present to Europe and European decision makers, politicians and media … Read the full press release

Pearson FT Publishing: Futureproof and The Leader’s Guide to Presenting books awarded at The Business Book Awards 2018

LONDON, 23-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Pearson FT Publishing books, The Leader’s Guide to Presenting by Tom Bird and Jeremy Cassell and Futureproof by Caleb Storkey and Minter Dial were commended by judges at The Business Book Awards 2018 on Friday evening for blazing a trail in … Read the full press release

Lagardère Publishing: Hachette Livre appoints Mehdi Mohammedi as Senior VP Information Technology Transformation France

Vanves, France, 23-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On 16th April 2018, Mehdi Mohammedi will join Hachette Livre as Senior Vice President, Information Technology Transformation France, reporting to Arnaud NOURRY, CEO of group Hachette Livre. Mehdi Mohammedi will be a member of the … Read the full press release

Kevin Bacon and Rio Ferdinand to announce the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy S9 on EE

Kevin Bacon and Rio Ferdinand resume their roles as EE sports pundits to announce the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy S9 on EE with inclusive access to the BT Sport app The ad sees Rio putting the smartphone through its … Read the full press release

EBU Sport to extend the worldwide reach of winter sports through recent trials in China

EBU Sport has been continuing its work to extend the worldwide reach of winter sports through recent trials with Chinese national broadcaster CCTV and two leading digital sports outlets. GENEVA, 15-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — These trials explored the appetite for … Read the full press release

Kudelski Group’s Conax to secure Nordic DTH operator Canal Digital’s new Android TV-based entertainment service OnePlace

Conax and Canal Digital strengthen long-term partnership with “OnePlace”, a secure 4K/UHD, Android TV based service and first solution of its kind in Norway Launch also marks first Conax delivery of easy-to-integrate Conax Lynx separation technology to protect high-value content … Read the full press release

New app and website for Airbus’ Safety First magazine

New app and website for Airbus’ premier publication on aviation safety TOULOUSE, 09-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ‘Safety First’ gets to the heart of the Airbus commitment to ensuring its products and the people who fly on them experience the highest levels … Read the full press release

Berliner Operngruppe and Bertelsmann: Berlin premiere of the original version of a rare Giuseppe Verdi opera: ‘Giovanna d’Arco’

Archivio Ricordi in Milan supports artistic exploration of the Italian musical genius’s lesser-known operas Gütersloh, Germany, 23-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Berlin can once again look forward to a local premiere of the original version of a rare Verdi opera. A … Read the full press release

Infront to develop sponsorship opportunities and digital strategies for the ITU World Triathlon Series and the new ITU World Triathlon Mixed Relay Series

New deal sees Infront take on responsibility for media and marketing rights, as well as for digital strategies Zug, Switzerland, 23-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has finalised a long-term partnership with leading sports marketing company Infront. Under the … Read the full press release

Dr. Uwe Ploch, Director Summer Sports at Infront, to leave the company effective August 31, 2018

Zug, Switzerland, 23-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — After 25 years with Infront and its predecessor company CWL Dr. Uwe Ploch and Infront have mutually decided to go their separate ways effective August 31, 2018. Both parties agreed on a smooth transition process … Read the full press release

MTG to sell its 95% stake in Nova Broadcasting Group Jsc. in Bulgaria to PPF Group

STOCKHOLM, 21-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — MTG has signed an agreement to sell its 95% shareholding in Nova Broadcasting Group Jsc. (“Nova”) in Bulgaria to PPF Group, the investment company controlled by Petr Kellner. The transaction values 100% of the business at … Read the full press release

Driving autonomously and electrically: World premiere of Volkswagen concept car I.D. VIZZION at the Geneva International Motor Show

I.D. VIZZION: the AUTO-mobile of the future – driving autonomously and electrically I.D. VIZZION: innovative technology makes the car clean, safe and comfortable I.D. VIZZION: futuristic interior and control concepts The potential of I.D. Family models: from a compact Golf-class … Read the full press release

New experiment launches to build resistance to fake news among teenagers

A new experiment, launching today (20 Feb 2018) online, aims to help ‘inoculate’ against disinformation by providing a small dose of perspective from a “fake news tycoon”. A pilot study has shown some early success in building resistance to fake … Read the full press release

EBU Director General Noel Curran: Trust levels for public service media, particularly on TV and Radio, are increasing

Le Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland, 15-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On March 4th, Swiss citizens will decide through a public vote whether to abolish the licence fee, previously collected through the company Billag (hence the initiative’s name “NoBillag”). The current Swiss media system is … Read the full press release

Volkswagen: World premiere of the new Touareg on 23 March 2018 in Beijing

The Volkswagen flagship: the brand’s statement on design, technology and dynamic handling A success story: around one million Touareg sales in the first two vehicle generations World premiere: on 23 March 2018 in Beijing WOLFSBURG, 13-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen is … Read the full press release

Volkswagen launches international marketing campaign for its new T-Roc with Canadian model Winnie Harlow

Social media content added to international marketing campaign for new T-Roc Winnie Harlow embodies campaign motto “Born confident” WOLFSBURG, 07-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —  Volkswagen is today taking the next step in the international marketing campaign for its new T-Roc. In cooperation … Read the full press release

Enel is the title sponsor of the world’s first fully-electric motorcycle circuit racing series FIM MotoE World Cup

The Group brings smart charging technology, advanced energy services, green energy to power the world’s first fully-electric motorcycle racing series  ROME, 07-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel will be the title sponsor of the upcoming FIM[1] MotoE World Cup, the world’s … Read the full press release

Shortlist announced for the inaugural EBRD Literature Prize

Inaugural award promotes literature from emerging economies. Winner of €20,000 prize to be announced on 10 April 2018 LONDON, 07-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The first EBRD Literature Prize, launched in 2017 by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in partnership … Read the full press release

European Commission opens applications for 2018 Lorenzo Natali Media Prize for outstanding journalism on development topic

BRUSSELS, 06-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Applications for the European Commission’s 2018 Lorenzo Natali Media Prize, which recognises journalists doing outstanding reporting on development topics, are open from 5 February to 9 March for online, print and audio-visual works. Commissioner for International … Read the full press release

Films announced for the Competition and Berlinale Special at The 68th Berlin International Film Festival

BERLIN, 24-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Another five films have been invited to take part in the Competition of the 68th Berlin International Film Festival. 23 of the 24 titles in the Competition have already been selected, 19 of the 24 films will be competing … Read the full press release

Bertelsmann opens applications for its “Udacity Data Science Scholarship Program

15,000 scholarships for innovative Udacity online courses Top 1,500 students receive one of three Nanodegree programs with the online education platform Applications accepted until April 22, 2018 Joint initiative with Google and Udacity recognized by EU Commission Gütersloh, Germany, 24-Jan-2018 … Read the full press release

UK Education Consultancy Services Ltd announced that the premiere issue of Scientific European® (a popular science magazine) is released on 19 January 2018

Scientific European® (a popular science magazine) launched Tadworth, Surrey, United Kingdom, 20-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — UK Education Consultancy Services Ltd announced that the premiere issue of Scientific European® (a popular science magazine) is released today on 19 January 2018. Abbreviated … Read the full press release

LOGSTOR Academy to present the final installation videos of the SX family

Løgstør, Denmark, 19-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — During the last 3 months, LOGSTOR Academy has been filming Joint installation videos, and as a result of this work, we are now proud to present the final installation videos of the SX family. These … Read the full press release

Mediengespräch: Am 18. Januar 2018 zeigt eine Konferenz in Zürich neue Finanzierungsmechanismen wie die „Social Impact Bonds“ auf

BERN, 16-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Die UNO schätzt, dass bis 2030 jährlich 2,5 Billionen Dollar zusätzliche Gelder benötigt werden, um ihre nachhaltigen Entwicklungsziele zu erreichen. Am 18. Januar 2018 zeigt eine Konferenz in Zürich neue Finanzierungsmechanismen wie die „Social Impact Bonds“ … Read the full press release

Graphics solutions: Inflexion Private Equity completes the buyout of Alston Elliot

LONDON, 16-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inflexion Private Equity is pleased to announce it has completed the buyout of Alston Elliot, a leading provider of premium data-driven graphics solutions for live sports broadcasts. Alston Elliot was founded in 1992, initially to provide computerised … Read the full press release

BMW Group Press Conference at the NAIAS 2018 will be transmitted live via satellite in the US and Europe

MUNICH, 10-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Please find below the TV and online offer for the BMW Group Press Conference at the NAIAS 2018 as follows: The BMW Group Press Conference at the NAIAS 2018 will be transmitted live via satellite in the US … Read the full press release

Mercedes‑Benz: Laureus Best Sporting Moment of the Year 2017 in the final round of voting

STUTTGART, 10-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Up until 26 February 2018, sports fans from around the world can choose the Laureus Best Sporting Moment of the Year 2017 in the final round of voting. The competition, initiated by Laureus and supported by … Read the full press release