Just a few short days after UK Prime Minister Theresa May surprisingly called a snap election, voters in France headed to the polls to decide who would make it through to the secon..
On April 25, cybersecurity experts said the same Russian hackers who allegedly targeted Hillary Clinton’s campaign, and likely torpedoed it, are targeting France’s centrist candida..
Is Wall Street popping? The Nasdaq Composite index has breached the 6,000 barrier for the first time - 20% higher than the dotcom peak - while the Dow Jones Industrial Average touc..
There is a new buzz in the Berlin air. The grim, wounded city once cast adrift in the ocean of Communist Germany has now turned into a thriving global capital that draws investors,..
Election fever has not so much gripped the UK as taken it lightly by the hand. Nonetheless, one of the key areas of debate for the next couple of weeks will be the pension ‘triple ..
We have the remnant European Union taking a wonderfully tough line on whether Britain's banks and financial services companies will have access to the rEU client base post-Brexit. ..
Paul Nuttall, leader of the U.K. Independence Party (UKIP), left, reacts as he sits behind Nigel Farage, member of European Parliament and former leader of the U.K. Independence Pa..
In a month where the UK Prime Minister has formally begun so called Brexit proceedings, it is almost amusing that the Royal Mint has also released a new two-tone pound coin that lo..
International (if not quite intergalactic) data compliance force: non-compliance with new European Union Data Regulation could send firms out of orbit. Europe is in flux, both poli..
Britain’s small and medium-sized enterprises face potentially severe recruitment problems that could prevent them growing following the UK’s departure from the European Union, rese..
2017 is set to be the year of fintech resilience. Investment banking firm G.P. Bullhound’s new report on alternative finance explores how despite political and economic uncertainty..
We've the results of the first round of the French Presidential election and the financial markets are all leaping on the news. For the basic understanding now is that France, and ..
By Alberto Alemanno I wish I could enjoy the moment of relief that like-minded friends and colleagues at HEC Paris and beyond experienced when last night’s results came in. Yet, am..
French presidential election candidate for the far-left coalition La France insoumise Jean-Luc Melenchon delivers a speech in Paris, on April 23, 2017, after the first round of the..
We have the most eminent outcome of the French election, Macron and Le Pen going head-to-head in round two. The French election has given us the strongest signal yet how the voter ..
Founder and Leader of the political movement 'En Marche !' Emmanuel Macron received roughly 24% of the popular vote and will challenge Marine Le Pen on May 7 for the presidency. (P..
Supporters of French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron react at his election day headquarters as the official results and polling agencies projections are announced i..
Shock, horror! U.S. President Donald Trump may prioritize the European Union (EU) over Britain for a trade deal following discussions in Washington with Germany’s Chancellor A..
As markets wait for the results of the French run-offs later today, I can't help but notice how little fear there is. That lack of fear has become ingrained as we have seen t..
Prime Minister May’s surprise announcement of a snap General Election to be held on June 8, 2017, seems to have led some people up the garden path. According to the Financial Times..
Donald Trump now appears to be putting the European Union ahead of Britain in the line of those countries which can hope to sign on to a free trade deal with the United States. Thi..
A supporter of Marine Le Pen holds up a sign at a rally last week in Marseilles. The nationalist candidate is polling in a dead heat with status-quo rival Emmanuel Macron. Ma..
Supporters of National Front Leader Marine Le Pen on April 19, 2017 in Marseille, France. One of the most unpredictable French elections is being closely fought, with National Fron..
On the cusp of one election -- France's, Sunday -- and another -- Great Britain's, in 7-1/2 weeks -- Europeans and those of us expats enjoying the many benefits of life i..
The March For Science is happening today all across the world. While some people march to make their voices heard by their governments over decisions they have made, or to make a s..
This is a matter of such triviality that it's amazing that anyone has bothered to mention it, let alone the European Union itself in an official document. Whatever the divorce bill..
The U.S. markets and economy have had their ups and downs lately. But in terms of risk, the area investors should really be watching is Europe—specifically, France. Prospect of two..
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to the media outside her official residence of 10 Downing Street in London, Tuesday April 18, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May a..
Used to be, 15% of all Bordeaux wine was sold as "futures." That is, bought and paid for sight-unseen, unsniffed, unswirled and untasted, purely on the reputation of the producing ..
The European Union (EU) is in a state of flux thanks to Brexit, the United Kingdom’s (U.K.) seismic decision to divorce itself from the EU. Before consummating European business de..
London has stood for centuries as a hub of the world—a global crossroads that attracted people and business from all corners of the Earth. Now with the “Brexit” process officially ..
So here's the good news. Despite continuing political uncertainty, generated first by the referendum on Scottish independence and, last year, by the Brexit vote, Scotland's digital..
Whilst it's tempting to dismiss big data as an over-hyped buzzword, a number of projects have already shown its potential. The past year or so have seen a range&nbs..