Europe
Wim Wenders, chantre du cinéma européen
La Chine collecte l’ADN dans sa région à majorité musulmane
Parité femme-homme : Marlène Schiappa se déclare «pour les quotas, partout»
La transition énergétique à Madagascar
Chris Froome : "Je n'ai enfreint aucune règle"
L'ONU cherche des places d'accueil pour 1 300 réfugiés "vulnérables" en Libye
Deporting homeless EU migrants ruled illegal
2017-12-14 21:38:22 The ruling was made after a case brought by three men from Latvia and Poland, who had been served with deportation notices after being discovered sleeping on the streets. The orders for removal were based on a rule, introduced by the Home Office in February 2016, that stated sleeping rough could be considered an abuse of EU freedom of movement rights   Read More ...
EU agrees to extend economic sanctions on Russia until mid-2018
2017-12-14 21:09:27 BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to prolong for another six months the bloc’s economic sanctions on Russia, imposed over the annexation of Ukraine’s peninsula of Crimea and Moscow’s support for rebels in east Ukraine. The sanctions, which target Russia’s energy, defense and financial sectors, would otherwise expire at the end of January 2018. Donald Tusk, the chairman of EU leaders meeting in Brussels on Thursday and Friday, said the 28 were “united on roll-over of economic sanctions on Russia   Read More ...
EU hails 'historic' joint defence agreement, but many questions remain
2017-12-14 21:06:39 Financing and co-ordination with NATO efforts are among biggest issues still to work out Related Stories European Union nations, now unfettered by Britain's decision to quit, achieved a 70-year-old ambition on Thursday to integrate their defences, launching a pact between 25 EU governments to fund, develop and deploy armed forces together. European Council President Donald Tusk deemed the move "bad news for our enemies   Read More ...
Crisis migratoria y brexit centran la Cumbre de líderes europeos
2017-12-14 20:40:58 Brexit, política migratoria y reforma del euro centran la atención de la última Cumbre europea del año que se celebra este jueves y viernes en Bruselas. Después del choque institucional entre el presidente del Consejo, el polaco Donald Tusk, y la Comisión Europea a cuenta del sistema de reparto de refugiados, la canciller alemana, Angela Merkel, ha reaccionado con firmeza: Merkel pide solidaridad durante la cumbre de la Unión Europea sobre migración y Defensa #UE #refugiados https://t   Read More ...
Wim Wenders, chantre du cinéma européen
2017-12-14 20:40:49 Wolfgang Spindler: “Bienvenue Wim Wenders, c’est un plaisir de vous rencontrer. Les 30 ans du Prix du cinéma européen, c’est une longue histoire. Vous faites partie de l’Académie du film européen depuis le début, qu’en diriez-vous aujourd’hui ?” Wim Wenders: “Et bien le temps a vite passé. Tout a commencé ici à Berlin, et le mur était encore là. Notre premier lauréat pour le meilleur film, le réalisateur polonais Krzysztof Kieślowski a été très surpris et la seule chose qu’il a trouvé à dire était : j’espère que la Pologne est en Europe   Read More ...
Irish PM blames Brexiteers for Irish border problems
2017-12-14 20:35:23 The Irish prime minister has said people who campaigned for Brexit should acknowledge that they have created a "problem" on the island of Ireland. Leo Varadkar said Brexit threatened to disrupt free trade, freedom of movement and the peace process and he was among those trying to resolve those issues. He was speaking to reporters at an EU summit where states may decide to move Brexit talks on to phase two - trade   Read More ...
Will Britain get its share of EU’s 42,000 bottles of wine & £13mn artwork after Brexit?
2017-12-14 20:03:18 Published time: 14 Dec, 2017 15:57 Britain must get its fair share of the EU’s 42,000 bottles of wine and fine art worth £13 million ($17.4 million) during Brexit negotiations, Tory Brexiteer Sir Edward Leigh has said. He urged ministers to “promise to take back control” of the collections. Working out Britain’s liabilities and assets was integral to calculating the Brexit divorce bill   Read More ...
El Reino Unido mantiene los tipos de interés en el 0,5 %
2017-12-14 20:02:00 Apuesta por la continuidad. Tras haber subido el pasado 2 de noviembre, por primera vez en diez años, los tipos de interés en el Reino Unido, el Banco de Inglaterra ha decidido mantenerlos invariables en el 0,50 %, Además, opta por conservar intacto el programa de estímulo económico de Expansión cuantitativa, destinado a la compra de bonos de deuda pública y privada   Read More ...
EU summit set for new east-west clash over migrants
2017-12-14 20:01:48 BRUSSELS (AFP) - EU leaders headed for a new east-west clash at a Brussels summit Thursday over how to deal with large numbers of migrants coming to Europe. European Council President Donald Tusk irked some nations when he said in a pre-summit letter that a mandatory quota scheme for relocating refugees from frontline states was "ineffective" and "highly divisive". Eastern European states including Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic have backed his approach, but Germany and others say the quotas are a necessary way of showing solidarity in the EU   Read More ...
Quatre adolescents morts dans une collision entre un train et un bus scolaire en Occitanie
2017-12-14 20:00:47 Selon un bilan provisoire, une collision entre un train et un bus scolaire à Millas, dans le département des Pyrénées-Orientales, a tué quatre enfants, le 14 décembre en fin d'après-midi. La préfecture a déclenché le plan blanc de secours. L'accident s'est produit sur un passage à niveau de l'axe Perpignan-Villefranche de Conflent, dans la ville de Millas (Pyrénées-Orientales) : une collision entre un train et un bus scolaire a fait quatre morts et 16 blessés, dont sept en urgence absolue   Read More ...
La Chine collecte l’ADN dans sa région à majorité musulmane
2017-12-14 20:00:43 Les officiels de la région du Xinjiang mettent en place une base de données rassemblant les informations biométriques de tout habitant âgé de 12 à 65 ans, dans une région où vivent 11 millions de musulmans ouïghours. Who’s aiding #China’s surreptitious collection of DNA from a Muslim minority, including kids? An American company, Thermo Fisher Scientific @thermofisherhttps://t.co/OJuJynTPwapic.twitter.com/LiGBfn5dIr. — Human Rights Watch (@hrw) Une violation grossière des normes des droits humains internationaux   Read More ...
[WATCH] Brexit: Theresa May heads to Brussels after EU vote loss
2017-12-14 20:00:41 Theresa May (Photo: RT) Conservative rebels inflicted a humiliating defeat on Theresa May in the House of Commons, as they backed an amendment to her flagship EU withdrawal bill, over parliament’s right to a meaningful vote on the Brexit deal. As May prepared to meet her fellow EU leaders in Brussels on Thursday, a series of last minute concessions by ministers and intense pressure from Tory whips failed to deter 11 of the government’s MPs from voting against the leadership   Read More ...
A peine arrivée au Conseil national du numérique, la militante Rokhaya Diallo est sur la sellette
2017-12-14 20:00:37 Après la controverse sur la nomination de Rokhaya Diallo au Conseil national du numérique, Mounir Mahjoubi, secrétaire d'Etat au Numérique, demande à la présidente du Conseil de revenir sur sa décision. Une nouvelle liste sera publiée le 18 décembre. Mounir Mahjoubi, secrétaire d'Etat au Numérique veut plus de «sérénité» au Conseil national du numérique. Le 13 décembre, après que plusieurs membres du gouvernement se sont inquiétés de la présence de la militante Rokhaya Diallo, adversaire du «racisme d'Etat», au sein de cette institution, il demande à la présidente du Conseil, Marie Ekeland, de revenir sur ce choix   Read More ...
How party trombones all claim to have ‘saved Malta’ from EU’s tax blacklist
2017-12-14 20:00:35 A perfectly balanced result that just swayed Malta’s way on the strength of 24 abstentions, saw the island escape the tax haven label in the European Parliament this week. Malta’s six MEPs all voted against the amendment proposed by the Socialists and Democrats to include Malta, Ireland, the Netherlands and Luxembourg on an EU blacklist of tax havens. But avoiding this nightmare scenario was not enough as Nationalist Party MEPs and their Labour Party counterparts engaged in a tit-for-tat over the matter   Read More ...
Parité femme-homme : Marlène Schiappa se déclare «pour les quotas, partout»
2017-12-14 20:00:33 Quand il n’y a pas de quotas, c’est la jungle. Elle reconnaît que «philosophiquement, c’est dérangeant». Mais la secrétaire d'Etat ajoute que «dans les faits, quand il n’y a pas de quotas, c’est la jungle». Elle prend pour exemple le monde politique : «Dans les conseils municipaux il y a des quotas, donc il y a quasiment une moitié de femmes   Read More ...
Daimler delivers its first all-electric trucks in Europe
2017-12-14 20:00:09 German carmaker Daimler on Thursday delivered its first fully electric lorries to companies in Europe, as the global race to mass produce the first generation of "green trucks" heats up. Among the first customers for Daimler's Fuso eCanter light-weight truck was express delivery service DHL, which said it would use its six vehicles to navigate Berlin's innercity traffic. The keys to eight other eCanter trucks were handed over to German logistics and transport firms DB Schenker, Rhenus and Dachser   Read More ...
'Bad news for our enemies': EU launches defense pact
2017-12-14 19:44:05 BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union nations, now unfettered by Britain’s decision to quit, achieved a 70-year-old ambition on Thursday to integrate their defenses, launching a pact between 25 EU governments to fund, develop and deploy armed forces together. European Council President Donald Tusk deemed the move “bad news for our enemies”. First blocked by the French parliament in the 1950s and later by Britain, which feared creation of an EU army, the pact aims to end the squandering of billions of euros by splintered defense policies   Read More ...
Opponents of refugee quotas give money to bolster EU borders
2017-12-14 19:41:21 BRUSSELS (AP) — The Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia announced Thursday that they plan to spend around 35 million euros ($41 million) to beef up European Union borders as they come under pressure for refusing to accept refugee quotas. The countries — known as the Visegrad Four — have been criticized for failing to show solidarity with Greece and Italy, where tens of thousands of migrants have landed after crossing the Mediterranean or Aegean Seas   Read More ...
Legends of Space, episodio: Ariane 1
2017-12-14 19:41:10 El primer cohete Ariane despegó la víspera de Navidad de 1979. La multitud de ingenieros y VIP reunidos en la Guyana francesa dieron un gran supiro de alivio. Este nuevo lanzador marcó un hito importante en la historia espacial europea y su consolidación como potencia espacial. Un feliz inicio que sin embargo, no comenzó con buen pie.   Read More ...
La transition énergétique à Madagascar
2017-12-14 19:41:05 A Madagascar, moins d’un habitant sur cinq a accès à l‘électricité. La situation est meilleure dans les villes, notamment dans la capitale (environ 50% des foyers sont raccordés). Près de 3 millions de personnes vivent à Antananarivo, où se concentre une grande partie de l’activité économique. Problème : les équipements, parfois vétustes, des installations mal-entretenues, des branchements illicites… de quoi provoquer des coupures d‘électricité à répétition   Read More ...
EU Parliament calls on Tehran to end ballistic missile program
2017-12-14 19:10:08 BERLIN – The European Parliament, representing 28 member states, on Wednesday urged Tehran not to engage in nuclear missile-related activity that violates Security Council Resolution 2231.The EU statement on Wednesday stressed “the security risk posed by Iran’s ballistic missile program and underlines the need for full implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 2231 (2015), which calls on Iran not to undertake any activity related to ballistic missiles designed to be capable of delivering nuclear weapons, including launches using such ballistic missile technology   Read More ...
Zwei Zwillingsbrüder heiraten zwei Zwillingsschwestern in China
2017-12-14 18:41:00 Newsticker Zwei Zwillingsbrüder heiraten zwei Zwillingsschwestern in China In China hat eine Doppelhochzeit von zwei Zwillingspaaren stattgefunden, berichtete die Zeitung Mirror. Die 26-jährigen Zheng Dashuang und Zheng Xiaoshuang heirateten die 23-jährigen Liang Jing und Lian Qing. Beide künftige Ehepaare waren gleich gekleidet: die Bräutigame trugen dunkle Anzüge und rote Fliegen. Die Bräute hatten weiße Kleider und gleiche Frisuren. Die Familien der Brautleute kennen einander bereits seit zehn Jahren   Read More ...
Un tren choca contra un autobús escolar en las afueras de Perpiñán
2017-12-14 18:40:56 Un tren ha colisionado con un autobús escolar francés cerca de Perpiñán, dejando al menos tres muertos, según los informes policiales. Otras nueve personas resultaron heridas en el autobús, siete de ellas graves en el incidente entre Millas y Saint-Feliu-d' Amont. Los estudiantes del autobús tienen edades comprendidas entre 11 y 15 años. "Se han movilizado todos los servicios de emergencia y se ha creado una unidad de coordinación de crisis", dijo un funcionario local a Reuters   Read More ...
Les Grecs entament une grève générale de 24 heures
2017-12-14 18:40:52 Non, à la poursuite de la politique d’austérité. Ce jeudi, les Grecs ont entamé une grève générale de 24 heures : hôpitaux fermés, transports urbains et aériens perturbés, plus de journaux télévisés. Ils étaient plusieurs dizaines de milliers à défiler dans les rues d’Athènes. Et pendant que certains manifestaient, d’autres ont saisi l’occasion pour saccager l’une des stations du métro athénien, ainsi que plusieurs distributeurs de billets   Read More ...
EU summit braced for east-west clash over migrant policy
2017-12-14 18:31:03 EU leaders headed for a new east-west clash at a Brussels summit Thursday over ways to deal with large numbers of migrants coming to Europe. European Council President Donald Tusk irked some nations when he said in a pre-summit letter that a mandatory quota scheme for relocating refugees from frontline states was "ineffective" and "highly divisive". Eastern European states including Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic have backed his approach, but Germany and others say the quotas are a necessary way of showing solidarity in the EU   Read More ...
New Polish prime minister meets with EU leaders, aims to solidify ties
2017-12-14 18:17:19 BrusselsPoland's new prime minister was making his debut Thursday at a European Union summit, a first test of whether the Western-educated former banker can bridge a deepening rift between his right-wing government and Brussels. Mateusz Morawiecki was tapped last week by the leader of the ruling Law and Justice party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, to replace Beata Szydlo. Her two years as prime minister were marked by bitter conflicts with the EU over migrants, the environment, and the state of Poland's democracy   Read More ...
Exclusive: Luxottica, Essilor tie-up on track for unconditional EU okay - sources
2017-12-14 18:10:18 BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Italian eyewear maker Luxottica () and French lens manufacturer Essilor () are set to win unconditional EU antitrust approval for their 48 billion-euro ($57 billion) merger, two people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Having had some initial concerns about the deal between Luxottica, the world’s biggest eyeglass frame maker and Essilor, the biggest lens maker, the European Commission is scheduled to decide by March 8 on whether to clear it   Read More ...
Theresa May meets with EU leaders on Brexit after being chastened at home
2017-12-14 18:09:00 British Parliament vote, where 12 Tories went against May, gives lawmakers say on final Brexit deal European Union chief Donald Tusk warned Thursday of a bruising Brexit battle ahead as Britain and the remaining 27 EU countries move onto to discussions over their future trade relations. As all 28 EU leaders, including British Prime Minister Theresa May, arrived in Brussels for a summit meeting, Tusk urged the EU-27 to continue to present a united front in the Brexit talks   Read More ...
Politico places Estonia among powerful EU states - The Baltic Times
2017-12-14 18:07:35 BRUSSELS - The international political publication Politico has placed Estonia among the European Union countries that are powerful on the two most important topics to be discussed at this week's European Council meeting -- Brexit and the eurozone. According to Politico, Estonia has "larger-than-normal influence" on shaping the Brexit talks as well as in the context of talks to be held regarding the future of the Economic and Monetary Union of the European Union, Politico said in its power matrix published on Tuesday   Read More ...
French school bus in fatal train crash
2017-12-14 18:07:07 A train and a school bus have collided near Perpignan in south France, leaving at least three dead, reports say. Another nine people were reported to be injured on the bus, seven of them seriously in the incident between Millas and Saint-Feliu-d'Amont. The students on the bus are reported to be between the ages of 11 and 15. "All emergency services have been mobilised and a crisis co-ordination unit set up," a local official told Reuters   Read More ...
After defeat at home, May urges EU leaders to move on with Brexit
2017-12-14 18:04:41 BRUSSELS - Prime Minister Theresa May will urge European Union leaders on Thursday to approve an agreement to move Brexit talks on to a second phase, hours after an embarrassing parliamentary defeat at home that weakens her hand. At the beginning of a dinner in Brussels, May will repeat her case for unlocking talks to unravel more than 40 years of union to allow for the discussion of future trade relations, which she sees as crucial to offering certainty for businesses   Read More ...
Resurgent Rooney has Europe's best shot-conversion record
2017-12-14 18:03:21 Wayne Rooney has helped restore a smile on the face of Everton fans, and the former Manchester United striker boasts the best shot-conversion rate in Europe's top five leagues this season. Related Other strikers of note in the top 10 include Inter captain Mauro Icardi (30.77 per cent) and Paris Saint-Germain's Edinson Cavani (30.36 per cent). 33.3% - Wayne Rooney has converted 33   Read More ...
Rose: Spurs can end Man City's unbeaten run again
2017-12-14 18:03:17 Tottenham defender Danny Rose insists Spurs can end Manchester City's amazing unbeaten run, just as they did last season. City have won 15 of their opening 16 league games, only dropping points in a draw with Everton, and hold an 11-point lead over second-placed Manchester United. Spurs, runners-up last term, are 18 points back in fourth, but Rose is confident that he and his team-mates have what it takes to beat Guardiola's men   Read More ...
Griechenland liefert russischen IT-Fachmann an die USA aus - Ihm drohen 55 Jahre Haft
2017-12-14 18:01:58 Das Verfahren rund um den russischen IT-Fachmann Alexander Winnik ist nicht nur für Politiker und Juristen von Interesse, sondern in erster Linie für diejenigen, die sich mit Kryptowährungen beschäftigen, schreibt die russische Zeitung Kommersant. Die Gesetzgebung in diesem Bereich formiere sich erst und seine Geschichte könnte zum Präzedenzfall werden. Die US-Justiz wirft Winnik das Betreiben einer Bitcoin-Börse namens BTC-e vor. Über diese habe er Gelder kriminellen Ursprungs weißgewaschen – die Rede ist von vier Milliarden US-Dollar seit 2011   Read More ...
Facebook: "Russische Trollfabrik" finanzierte Brexit-Werbung - mit 0,80 Euro
2017-12-14 17:41:14 Newsticker Auf Anfrage einer britischen Parlamentskommission hat das US-amerikanische Unternehmen Facebook einen Bericht vorgelegt, der die "russische Einmischung" in die Brexit-Kampagne zum Schwerpunkt hat. Laut diesem Bericht soll die russische Nichtregierungsorganisation IRA, die den Konsumenten der Massenmedien besser unter dem Begriff "russische Trollfabrik aus St. Petersburg" bekannt ist, weniger als ein Euro für die Werbung ausgegeben haben.   Read More ...
La transición energética en Madagascar, en marcha
2017-12-14 17:41:11 Instalaciones obsoletas, conexiones ilícitas, todo esto provoca cortes de corriente continuamente. El organismo que gestiona la producción y la distribución de la electricidad en Madagascar se llama Jirama. In Madagascar only 4.8% of the population have access to electricity in rural areas! Help us help them #donatenow ➡️ https://t.co/AQrGsZ3ndg pic.twitter.com/3KFitCy26p. — Positive Planet (@PositivePlanet_) Olivier Jaomiary, director general de Jirama afirma que el país tiene que “invertir para renovar la red eléctrica, y eso lleva tiempo   Read More ...
Entrevista con Wim Wenders, uno de las realizadores de cine más emblemáticos
2017-12-14 17:41:07 El cineasta alemán es además presidente del la Academia de Cine Europeo, que organiza cada año los EFA, los Premios del Cine Europeo, el equivalente a los Oscar en Europa, que este año han festejado su 30 aniversario en Berlín. Hablamos con él. The emotional speech of EFA President Wim Wenders at , remembering the Berlin of 30 years ago, divided city in a divided Europe, and how nationalism – “the oldest and worst European disease” – is getting back in our lives   Read More ...
Inditex desacelera su crecimiento
2017-12-14 17:41:04 Es la primera vez que las ventas del mayor grupo textil del mundo no han aumentado a doble dígito desde hace tres años. En cualquier caso Inditex ha ganado estos primeros nueve meses el 6,2 % más que el año pasado. Las ventas de invernales, al igual que las del resto del sector, se han visto afectadas por las altas temperaturas, que han desincentivado la compra de ropa de abrigo   Read More ...
La palabra del año 2017
2017-12-14 17:41:01 Preguntamos a nuestra audiencia en 12 idiomas en Facebook que palabra pensaban que podía definir la actualidad informativa del año 2017. Luego los periodistas de Euronews debatieron cuáles de estos términos se habían usado con más frecuencia en la redacción en los últimos doce meses. Aquí está el resultado. Portugués Portugal ha tenido un año terrible de incendios forestales. La superficie total quemada superó las 400 mil hectáreas y más de 100 personas murieron como consecuencia del fuego   Read More ...
Chris Froome : "Je n'ai enfreint aucune règle"
2017-12-14 17:40:55 Chris Froome assure ne pas avoir triché. Soupçonné de dopage, suite à un contrôle positif dû à une concentration trop forte de salbutamol, un produit anti-asthme, le quadruple vainqueur du Tour de France se défend dans une interview accordée à la BBC. "Je peux comprendre la réaction d'un certain nombre de personnes, compte tenu de l'histoire de ce sport. Mais je crois que mon cas est très différent   Read More ...