UK Arts Minister Michael Ellis bars the export on The Destruction of Pharaoh’s Host by the British artist John Martin

Arts minister steps in to prevent rare watercolour from export. LONDON, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Arts Minister Michael Ellis has placed a temporary export bar on The Destruction of Pharaoh’s Host, by the British artist John Martin (1789-1854), to provide an … Read the full press release

Iberdrola agreed to convene the company’s 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) for 13th of April

Shareholders will vote on the execution of two new capital increases. This means they may choose between receiving their dividend in cash or as fully paid-up shares through the new ‘Iberdrola Flexible Remuneration’ Programme Bilbao, Spain, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — During today’s … Read the full press release

Iberdrola receives the Stadium Cup award for its special contribution to promoting sports activities

The company has received the Stadium Cup, an annual award for the person or organisation that has made a special contribution to promoting sports activities  Iberdrola supports 15 national federations striving to promote and increase the participation of women in … Read the full press release

Iberdrola’s plans for 2018-2022: Ebitda will be between €11.5 billion and €12 billion at the end of the period

Bilbao, Spain, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ignacio Galán, the group’s Chairman, said: “Overall, the plan we are presenting today is fully consistent with our strategy over recent years, while seizing the opportunities provided by the new digital environment. In essence, it is … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca: US FDA approval for Imfinzi for the treatment of patients with unresectable Stage III non-small cell lung cancer

Imfinzi is the only immunotherapy approved for patients with unresectable Stage III non-small cell lung cancer Imfinzi showed an 11.2 month improvement in median progression-free survival (16.8 months compared to 5.6 months on placebo) CAMBRIDGE, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — AstraZeneca and … Read the full press release

VINCI Construction led consortium, Spie batignolles awarded a major contract as part of the Grand Paris Express programme

4.6 km of tunnel to be excavated using a tunnel boring machine Construction of the new Kremlin Bicêtre Hôpital station Contract value: almost €400 million (excluding tax) Rueil-Malmaison, France, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The consortium led by VINCI Construction (Dodin Campenon … Read the full press release

Final round of BeyondConventions gets underway at the thyssenkrupp Quarter in Essen

ESSEN, 21-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The final round of BeyondConventions gets underway at the thyssenkrupp Quarter, Essen today. Under the BeyondConventions format, large German corporations are seeking start-up partners for their digital challenges. thyssenkrupp, innogy, Open Grid Europe, Schacht One … 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

London Fashion Week: World’s first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) dedicated to sustainability and luxury fashion

Kering and London College of Fashion launch the world’s first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) dedicated to sustainability and luxury fashion, with an event hosted by the British Fashion Council during London Fashion Week. LONDON, 21-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Kering and … 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

Genetic research finds living descendants of indigenous “Taíno” in present-day Caribbean populations

CAMBRIDGE, 21-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A thousand-year-old tooth has provided genetic evidence that the so-called “Taíno”, the first indigenous Americans to feel the full impact of European colonisation after Columbus arrived in the New World, still have Researchers were able to … Read the full press release

Excess levels of calcium in brain cells may lead to the formation of toxic clusters that are the hallmark of Parkinson’s disease

Researchers have found that excess levels of calcium in brain cells may lead to the formation of toxic clusters that are the hallmark of Parkinson’s disease. CAMBRIDGE, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The international team, led by the University of Cambridge, found … 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

Jan De Nul Group: The first Gravity Based Foundation for Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm installed in Denmark

Aalst, Belgium, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — This weekend, the first Gravity Based Foundation for the offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak was installed in Denmark, another milestone in this project. It concerns a 8,000 tonnes GBF which was floated off the … Read the full press release

Förderberatern: Sparkasse Mainz höchste Beratungsqualität und bester Service bestätigt

MAINZ, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Die Sparkasse Mainz gehört zu den sieben aktivsten Förderberatern im Land. Für die erfolgreiche Vermittlung von Förderkrediten hat ihr Zentralinstitut, die Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) in Abstimmung mit den Bundesförderinstituten und dem Landesförderinstitut die Sparkasse Mainz als … Read the full press release

Transport for London (TfL): the brand-new signalling system completes its biggest test so far

Biggest test of new signalling system so far completed this weekend Customers will begin to see reliability benefits from the summer World’s oldest metro being transformed into one of the most modern LONDON, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Another weekend of testing … Read the full press release

UK monitoring and evaluation firm ABDI partners with SGS

GENEVA, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS is delighted to announce that it has formed a strategic alliance with ABDI, the UK monitoring and evaluation firm. Through this alliance, SGS will scale up ABDI’s human capital investment courses, designed to train government … Read the full press release

Silver level certification in the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program for CNH Industrial’s Sorocaba plant in Brazil

LONDON, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial’s (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) Sorocaba plant in the state of São Paulo, Brazil has achieved Silver level certification in the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program. Inaugurated in 2010, the plant stands out by producing … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) exclusive supplier for the wind turbines for what will be the world’s biggest offshore wind farm

We have selected Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) as exclusive supplier for the wind turbines for Hornsea Project Two, which will be the world’s biggest offshore wind farm when operational in 2022. Fredericia, Denmark, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The project will … Read the full press release

ABP’s Hull Container Terminal to increase capacity to more than 400,000 units per year

LONDON, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The arrival of two state-of-the-art cranes worth £10.5 million will enable ABP’s Hull Container Terminal to handle double the volume of trade by increasing capacity to more than 400,000 units per year. The giant 600 tonne … Read the full press release

Random Acts of Kindness Day celebrated with secretly hidden gifts at Humber ports

LONDON, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Thoughtful gifts were secretly hidden around the Humber ports this week to celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day on Saturday, 17th February. The four day campaign ends on a high as staff working on quaysides or … Read the full press release

New American Bidet Beats French Bidet: So-Kleen Innovations Inc. Launches The American Bidet — A Huge Improvement Over The European French Bidet

An Affordable, Convenient Toilet Enhancement For Superior Cleansing, Comfort & Toilet Hygiene VANCOUVER, British Columbia, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — “It’s time to always be clean,” say the founders of So-Kleen Innovations, and the American Bidet is set to make attaining that … Read the full press release

Le nouveau bidet américain bat le bidet français : So-Kleen Innovations Inc. lance l’American Bidet – Une amélioration énorme par rapport à la Bidet française européenne

Une plus abordable et pratique des toilettes pour une hygiène, un confort et un nettoyage supérieur VANCOUVER, British Columbia, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — « Il est temps d’être toujours propre », affirment les fondateurs de So-Kleen Innovations, et les membres de l’American Bidet … Read the full press release

Recycling programme ‘Every Can Counts’ to support UK based Trek-Drops professional women’s cycling team during the 2018 season

BRUSSELS, 19-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As women’s cycling continues to gain momentum, recycling programme ‘Every Can Counts’ has furthered its investment into the UK based Trek-Drops professional women’s cycling team for the duration of the 2018 season. This is the second … Read the full press release

Burberry strengthens its e-commerce presence with new global partnership with Farfetch

Global inventory available for first time on Farfetch.com Expands Burberry’s reach to over 150 countries, reinforcing omnichannel leadership LONDON, 19-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Burberry today announces a new global partnership with Farfetch, the leading global technology platform for the fashion industry, to further … Read the full press release

BMT completed aerodynamic shape optimisation studies, wind loading analyses and façade wind pressures assessments for Dubai Creek Tower

Teddington, UK, 19-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BMT has announced that it has taken Dubai’s next signature structure, ‘Dubai Creek Tower’ to 100% design development. This iconic, megatall building by Emaar Properties, has been designed by world-renowned architect and engineer,  Santiago Calatrava … Read the full press release

ONE Broadband to deploy Nokia’s Gigabit Passive Optical Networking (GPON) technology

ONE Broadband’s Home and Enterprise Customers will be able to enjoy seamless high-bandwidth services Nokia will replace legacy Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS) -based network with new fiber network to serve the ultra-broadband needs of the customer New … Read the full press release

Nokia launches new service to target security challenges across mobile, IP and fixed networks in the digital transformation era

New Security Risk Index analyzes security gaps across mobile, IP and fixed networks and suggests performance improvements for communication service providers Managed Security Service ensures networks are adequately protected against all threats and provides attack prevention, detection, response and recovery … Read the full press release

Nokia to review the strategic options for its Digital Health business

ESPOO, 19-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nokia today announces that it has initiated a review of strategic options for its Digital Health business, which is part of Nokia Technologies. Digital Health’s business portfolio includes consumer and enterprise products, and it manufactures and … Read the full press release

New European Society of Cardiology Clinical Practice Guidelines on syncope will be presented at EHRA 2018 in Barcelona

18 to 20 March in Barcelona, Spain Sophia Antipolis, France, 19-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — New European Society of Cardiology Clinical Practice Guidelines on syncope will be presented and published online for the first time during EHRA 2018, which will be held … Read the full press release