Wednesday, October 27, 2021
EU lawmakers are finally set to standardize charging ports for consumer electronics devices like smartphones and tablets — announcing a proposal today that, once adopted, will see the region settle on USB-C as a universal charging port for gadgets...
Rising energy bills, higher prices and a critical shortage of workers leading to food and fuel supply constraints are threatening to stall Britain's recovery from the pandemic. The crises afflicting the UK economy have sparked talk in newspapers and among...
Angela Merkel is about to bow out as chancellor of Germany after 16 years, marking the start of a new era for Europe's largest economy. The results of Sunday's election are hard to predict, and the formation of a government...
Rhys Spence Contributor Share on Twitter Rhys Spence is head of research at Brighteye Ventures, a European edtech-focused fund, where he works with portfolio companies to help address priorities, with a focus on internationalization. More posts by this contributor...
Europe might be making progress on reducing emissions, but its largest utility company doesn't think officials are moving quickly enough. Reuters reports Enel has issued a study warning Europe could be late on reducing greenhouse gas emissions if it...
British Airways is planning to launch a new, low-cost short-haul carrier as it seeks to compete with Ryanair (RYAAY) and EasyJet (ESYJY) in the one area of aviation that appears to be recovering well from the pandemic. In a memo...
Rivian might not be focused solely on expanding its US production. Sky News sources claim the EV designer is in talks with the British government to build a manufacturing plant near Bristol. The discussions aren't yet in late stages,...
There's a new super-unicorn in the United Kingdom. Revolut has been valued at $33 billion in a new fundraising round led by SoftBank (SFTBF) and Tiger Global Management, the London-based digital banking startup said in a statement on Thursday. The company...
The European Union has announced plans to end the sale of polluting vehicles by 2035, an ambitious goal that would put hybrid cars on the endangered species list and usher in a rapid and dramatic shift to fully electric...
The aristocratic family behind the Daily Mail is considering taking the tabloid newspaper off the London Stock Exchange, further concentrating UK media ownership in the hands of a few rich men. Daily Mail and General Trust (DMGT) — which owns...

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