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European stocks higher as traders digest comments from Fed's Powell; Metro up 12%

European stocks higher as traders digest comments from Fed's Powell; Metro up 12%

Finance
European markets opened in positive territory on Monday as investors reacted to comments from the head of the Federal Reserve on the U.S. central bank's policy-tightening path. The pan-European Stoxx 600 index traded 0.26 percent higher, with all sectors in positive territory. In the U.K., markets are closed due to a bank holiday. Looking across the benchmark, Germany's Metro Group was the top performer, after Ceconomy said it was in talks to sell most of its 10 percent stake in the German wholesale retailer. Shares of Metro Group jumped 12 percent during morning deals. ...
European football round-up: Ex-Arsenal ace starts first game in two years, Bale, Messi and Mbappe score, Ronaldo makes Juve bow

European football round-up: Ex-Arsenal ace starts first game in two years, Bale, Messi and Mbappe score, Ronaldo makes Juve bow

Sports
talkSPORT rounds up the action across Europe over the weekend. Cristiano Ronaldo made a winning start to his Juventus career, Santi Cazorla returned to action in Spain, while Robin van Persie was on the scoresheet in Holland… Ronaldo made his Serie A bow SERIE A Ronaldo made his debut for Juventus as the Serie A champions secured a dramatic 3-2 victory against Chievo. All eyes were on the Portugal captain following his £99million summer transfer from Real Madrid – but it needed a team effort from the defending champions to secure three points in Verona. Sami Khedira put Juventus ahead in the third minute but Mariusz Stepinski and Emanuele Giaccherini struck to give Chievo the lead. An own goal by defender Mattia Bani levelled things up again...
Five European cities where you can retire on $35,000 a year

Five European cities where you can retire on $35,000 a year

Finance
Living well on less is a constant in retirement planning.If life in the U.S. seems as if it would overstretch your assets, you might want to consider moving abroad. Moving overseas takes planning and research. You'll want to check visa and residency requirements, and health-care access. Remember, you'll still be taxed as a U.S. citizen by Uncle Sam.International Living, which publishes information about life abroad — including firsthand accounts — has a new report on five European cities where retirees can live large on just $ 35,000 a year or even less.Social Security is the major source of income for most older Americans, according to the Social Security Administration, with an average benefit check for retired workers of $ 1,404.If a couple brings in two checks per month, th...
Trump threatens 20% tariff on all European cars

Trump threatens 20% tariff on all European cars

Business
Donald Trump has threatened a 20% tariff on all European cars if the EU does not remove trade barriers introduced on Friday. His threat - which if carried out would represent a serious escalation of the burgeoning trade war - comes hours after new EU tariffs on goods imported from the US came into force. Based on the Tariffs and Trade Barriers long placed on the U.S. and it great companies and workers by the European Union, if these Tariffs and Barriers are not soon broken down and removed, we will be placing a 20% Tariff on all of their cars coming into the U.S. Build them here!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 22, 2018 In response to Mr Trump's tariffs on European steel and aluminium, the EU has imposed tariffs on ...
Kaspersky Lab halts European cybercrime work

Kaspersky Lab halts European cybercrime work

Technology
Computer security firm Kaspersky Lab has halted all cyber-crime collaboration with European agencies and organisations.The decision is in protest against a European Parliament motion which called its software "malicious".Kaspersky Lab said the accusation was "untrue" and demonstrated a "distinct lack of respect".The row comes after the US and UK took steps to remove Kaspersky software from some government systems.'No danger'On 13 June, the European parliament adopted a cyber-security defence motion to combat the "unprecedented threat" the organisation faces from state-sponsored hacking. Part of the strategy will involve a review of hardware and software used in its various institutions to find the "potentially dangerous programme...