November 24, 2020

Destinations of the week 2

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RANKED: The 19 cheapest holiday destinations in Europe Part 2 By Alison Millington Mar. 24, 2018, 4:06 AM Which one came out on top? Eastern Europe offers some of the cheapest holiday destinations on the continent, according to the 10th annual City Costs Barometer from Post Office Travel Money— and they’re also pretty stunning. Using […]

Destinations of the week 1

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RANKED: The 19 cheapest holiday destinations in Europe Part 1 By Alison Millington Mar. 24, 2018, 4:06 AM riga latvia This Latvian city came in third place, but which one came out on top?Roman Babakin / Shutterstock Eastern Europe offers some of the cheapest holiday destinations on the continent, according to the 10th annual City […]

London pips NY to remain top financial centre – GFCI 23 reveals

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By Jonathan Boyd From International Investment London beating has beaten New York by a single point according to the 23rd issue of the Global Financial Centres Index. The Index considers 103 factors on the basis of quantitative measures provided by the World Bank, Economist Intelligence Unit, OECD and UN. Findings are combined with over 28,000 assessments […]

OECS and Georgia Explore New Cooperation to Enhance Caribbean Governance

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 — The OECS is forging new cooperation with the nation of Georgia, an important geo-political partner at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe. On January 16, 2018, an informal bi-lateral meeting was held in Antigua with OECS Heads of Government, Ministers and other Senior Officials of Technology and the […]

Refugees are paying German men to claim paternity of their children

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Up to 700 men in Berlin are claiming to be the fathers of refugees’ babies in exchange for cash, German prosecutors alleged. According to the German broadcaster rbb, pregnant refugees from Vietnam, Africa and Eastern Europe are applying for asylum in Germany. To help this process along, they are paying up to 5,000 euros, or […]

White Square Festival

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Creativity to the blood in the advertising campaign of White Square Festival From Designer Daily IX International Advertising Festival White Square, Belarus, one of the leading creative events in advertising and communications industry of Eastern Europe, has launched a campaign with famous advertisers shot in unexpected images. The key idea of Festival’s corporate identity this […]

Incredible train trips

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The 7 most incredible train trips to take in Europe By Chelsea Bengier, Jetsetter From Business Insider If you care more about the journey than the destination, take the scenic route on a luxe European train tour. Get sweeping views of the mountians and hills while you travel in style on these breathtaking train routes. […]

What you need to know about Margrethe Vestager, the politician going after Apple

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By Rachel Butt From Business Insider Margrethe Vestager is a corporation’s worst nightmare. The antitrust enforcer recently ordered Apple to pay up to 13 billion euros in taxes as part of a broader crackdown on tax avoidance in the eurozone. Past campaigns include Starbucks in the Netherlands and Amazon in Luxembourg. “Europe is open for business, […]

New UNAIDS report highlights need for HIV prevention efforts

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From Caribbean News Now GENEVA, Switzerland — A new report by UNAIDS reveals concerning trends in new HIV infections among adults. The prevention gap report shows that, while significant progress is being made in stopping new HIV infections among children (new HIV infections have declined by more than 70% among children since 2001 and are […]

Telecommunications report reveals shady offshore outfits and crime behind internet firms

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From Sputnik News A new project has revealed that telecom companies, Internet Service Providers (ISPs), cable operators across Eastern Europe are clouded in a smoke and mirrors operation that covers a myriad of offshore companies and shady deals. The project — a collaboration of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP), RISE Project and […]