Barcelona: 13 killed as van rams crowds in Las Ramblas – BBC News

Barcelona: 13 killed as van rams crowds in Las Ramblas – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEyewitness Aamer Anwar: “I heard a crash, everybody started to run” At least 13 people have died and 80 were injured after a van ploughed into crowds in Barcelona’s famous Las Ramblas tourist area, police and local officials say. The vehicle sped along the pedestrian area, mowing […]

Supernatural Crime Thriller Project Wins HBO Europe Award at Midpoint TV Launch Program – Variety

Supernatural Crime Thriller Project Wins HBO Europe Award at Midpoint TV Launch Program – Variety

Courtesy of Sarajevo Film Festival The Sarajevo Film Festival is proving fertile ground for TV projects thanks to the Midpoint TV Launch international script and development program, which on Wednesday culminated with the HBO Europe Award for “The Midnight Shift,” a supernatural crime thriller project. The Midpoint TV Launch program began in November with seven […]

Elliott Makes Its $33 Billion Presence Felt in Europe – Bloomberg

Elliott Makes Its $33 Billion Presence Felt in Europe – Bloomberg

From mining to chemicals to generic drugs, billionaire Paul Singer’s investment vehicle Elliott Management Corp. is making its $33 billion presence felt in Europe this week. On Wednesday, the activist investor said it boosted its holding in the London-traded shares of BHP Billiton Ltd. to 5 percent from 4.1 percent in April, adding pressure on […]

China's Biggest Mobile Payment Solutions Are Taking Root In US and Europe – Forbes

China's Biggest Mobile Payment Solutions Are Taking Root In US and Europe – Forbes

Forbes China’s Biggest Mobile Payment Solutions Are Taking Root In US and EuropeForbesFrank Lavin is the CEO of Export Now Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Tweet This. e-commerce in China is no longer just about how great brands break into the Chinese market. It’s also about an important slice of China’s economy … […]

Here's Why Europe Really Needs More Immigrants – Forbes

Here's Why Europe Really Needs More Immigrants – Forbes

Forbes Here’s Why Europe Really Needs More ImmigrantsForbesEven Eastern Europe is getting old, and surely older than the U.S., which has a median age of around 37. The U.K.’s median age is approaching a mid-life crisis, currently at 40.5. With fertility rates expected to hit zero in Europe in the next decade … Source link

Haugesund: New Europe Film Sales Drives Further into Nordic Films – Variety

Haugesund: New Europe Film Sales Drives Further into Nordic Films – Variety

Courtesy: Alibi Communications Jan Naszewski’s New Europe Film Sales has signed international sales rights on the “The County,” the new feature by Icelandic director Grímur Hákonarson, whose “Rams” (Hrutar), also sold by New Europe, won the Un Certain Regard prize at the Cannes Film Festival, among another 29 awards, including 11 Eddas — Iceland’s national […]

How Home Hunts Is Catering To Luxury Buyers Across Europe – Forbes

How Home Hunts Is Catering To Luxury Buyers Across Europe – Forbes

Forbes How Home Hunts Is Catering To Luxury Buyers Across EuropeForbesWhen Tim Swannie launched Home Hunts in 2005, he envisioned an estate agency that would offer a complete, professional property search service for clients interested in luxury homes across Europe. An Englishman who speaks French, German and … Source link

Haugesund: New Europe Film Sales Drives Into Nordic Films – Variety

Haugesund: New Europe Film Sales Drives Into Nordic Films – Variety

Courtesy: Alibi Communications Jan Naszewski’s New Europe Film Sales has signed international sales rights on the ”The County”, the new feature by Icelandic director Grímur Hákonarson whose ”Rams” (”Hrutar”), sold by NEFS, won the Un Certain Regard prize at the Cannes Festival, among another 29 awards, including 11 Eddas –  Iceland’s national film prizes. Produced […]

Italian foreign minister: We've been abandoned by Europe on refugee crisis – POLITICO.eu

Italian foreign minister: We've been abandoned by Europe on refugee crisis – POLITICO.eu

Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano | Alberto Pizzoli/AFP via Getty Images ‘We cannot cope with this burden alone,’ Angelino Alfano said. By Harry Cooper 8/14/17, 10:14 AM CET Rome can’t cope with the migration crisis alone but has been abandoned by Europe, Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano said in an interview with Bild published Sunday. Asked whether he felt Italy […]