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Swedish mobile phone manufacturer Doro has reported a fall in net sales in the first quarter of 2018, although profitability improved. It said performance in Western Europe, its largest phone market, has been negative for an extended period. This is especially true for feature phones, in which segment it is ...
As such, the P20 Pro is now Huawei's best-selling phone that's ever been sold in Western Europe. Additionally, Huawei further reports that the majority of sales for its entire P20 series (including the P20, P20 Pro, and P20 Lite) came from the United Kingdom, Germany, and France, with Google Trends ...

Could the UK's Companies House be telling us Tesla's Director of Western Europe is about to leave? Is Tesla's European business losing traction? Why are Tesla in talks with IONITY? What does this mean for the World's second-largest region for EV sales after China?
Study: Winter Wave Heights on the Rise in Western Europe. Error loading player: No playable sources found. Now Playing: New research shows that the average winter wave heights along the Atlantic coast of Western Europe have been for the past 70 years. the study was published in the Geophysical Research Letters.
“So any increases in wave heights, and greater frequency of extreme storms, are going to have a major impact on thousands of communities along the Atlantic coastlines of Western Europe. This work and our other recent studies have shown both are on the rise, meaning there is a real need to ensure the ...
Relatively warm and pleasant weather is expected to continue in much of Europe to end the week, promising a perfect day for King's Day celebrations in the Netherlands on Friday. However, a developing system will swing from the Iberian Peninsula through western Europe and into the North Sea ...

The UK has one of the worst environments for press freedom in western Europe, according to a global ranking that places Britain below the likes of Uruguay, Samoa, and Chile for restrictions on reporters as they seek to hold power to account. Reporters Without Borders, which campaigns for journalistic ...
They say its findings are important for scientists and coastal managers looking to predict future wave heights, and take measures to protect coastal communities across Western Europe. “The height of waves during winter storms is the primary factor affecting dune and cliff erosion, explaining up to 80 percent ...
So any increases in wave heights, and greater frequency of extreme storms, are going to have a major impact on thousands of communities along the Atlantic coastlines of Western Europe. This work and our other recent studies have shown both are on the rise, meaning there is a real need to ensure the ...
Earlier today, Twitter was down for users in some parts of the world. Users reportedly experienced the worst outages in the northeastern U.S., parts of Western Europe, and Japan, according to the website DownDetector.com. Users started experiencing outages around 6:50 a.m. Pacific today. Both the ...
Ben Wood, analyst at the firm, said the fall in Western Europe was "a significant downgrade" in its previous predictions. He said: "We've seen the market move dramatically. If you look at devices competing for consumers' discretionary budget, there is less incentive to upgrade smartphones than ever before.".
For his hard-line agenda — which reeked of anti-Semitism — Orban was swiftly congratulated by the doyens of Western Europe's far right, who also oppose both Muslim immigration and the European Union's fitful efforts to respond to the Syrian refugee crisis. These included Italian ultranationalist Giorgia ...
In its report, the TMT research arm of S&P Global Market Intelligence noted that the online video market in Western Europe continues to grow, with international media players continuously expanding in new territories. Yet it added that the likes of Netflix and Amazon Prime Video are facing robust ...
Archives for Tim Brett, president of Coca-Cola Western Europe. Facebook · Twitter · LinkedIn · RSS · Sponsored Content ... Company recently introduced its new “World Without Waste” global packaging vision. Tim Brett, president of Coca-Cola Western Europe, outlines how the company aims to lead …
Experts believe the problem extends to other countries in eastern Europe and is likely to get worse, as governments in western Europe introduce stricter controls on diesel vehicles as part of attempts to crack down on air pollution in cities. The data is published as ministers from across the EU meet today in ...
A leading swine disease expert believes African swine fever (ASF) is already endemic in Poland and in a few years' time it will be circulating in western Europe. Already a subscriber? Please sign in below to continue reading. Sign In. Thanks, we've sent a link to reset your password ...
International content owners go direct-to-consumer in Western Europe , according to the latest report from Kagan, the TMT research arm of S&P Global Market Intelligence. The online video market in Western Europe continues to grow, with international media players continuously expanding in new ...

Ireland's attitude towards immigration has become more negative since the recession, a new study by the ESRI has revealed. The research paper, titled Attitudes to Diversity in Ireland draws on a survey of attitudes from the European Social Survey, which was collected since 2002, and has found that ...
Until six months ago, the Lovimi family from Iran had never heard about Serbia. But they are now in Belgrade where they came without a visa in August last year. However, the ultimate goal of their journey is not the Serbian capital but Germany, the country where they want to start a new life, according to ...
There's no doubt prosperity has soared, with places like Bratislava now richer than parts of western Europe. Yet relatively low wages and hardship in countries like Poland displaced pro-EU governments. While Slovakia has moved up the rankings in Transparency International's Corruption Perception Index ...
The Russian Defense Ministry said a total of 7 denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks were carried out against its website on Thursday during the final vote on the names of new types of weaponry. "The site of the Russian Defense Ministry during the final vote for the names of the newest domestic weapons was ...
A full report on the selections will appear in the May issue of Global Finance, with winners chosen in nearly 150 countries across Africa, Asia-Pacific, Central & Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, North America and Western Europe. The May report will also feature selections for the Best US ...
In today's International Newswire, OTT providers gain ground on traditional pay-TV operators in Western Europe; Bavaria's feature film arm hires a new boss; 'Kon-Tiki' director helms biopic about Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen; and Spanish broadcasters team on a new digital content platform.
To the jaded secularists who run the institutions of the European Union, or indeed most of the politicians who lead the formerly Christian nations of Western Europe, the actions of the Georgian Orthodox Church might cause some amusement — but more likely contempt and hostility. The very idea that the ...
In Ireland, there has been a significant decline in religiosity over the past 30 years, “but compared to anywhere else in western Europe, it still looks pretty religious”, Bullivant said. “The new default setting is 'no religion', and the few who are religious see themselves as swimming against the tide,” he said.
The cost of a home for the lowest earners has risen faster in Britain than anywhere in western Europe, fuelling a “worrying” increase in homelessness, a Europe-wide investigation has found. Housing costs for people who earn about £16,000 a year increased by 45% between 2010 and 2016, compared ...
There are many options for contactless payment systems that we can use on our smartphones. There's Google Pay, Samsung Pay, Apple Pay, LG Pay and even Huawei Pay in China which launched in early 2016. Huawei Pay is just like any other contactless mobile solution, except it's exclusive to Huawei ...
The first ever Global Green Finance Index was launched by Z/Yen and Finance Watch last week, and the financial centers of Western Europe outperformed those in other regions based on the perception of the quality and depth of their green finance offerings. The Global Green Finance Index (GGFI) was ...
The world region where the overall gender gap will close fastest is in Western Europe (61 years). 2. This is followed by South Asia (62 years) and Latin America (79 years). 3. These projections come from the World Economic Forum's 2017 report. It examines a range of key inequities between women and ...
The country is one of the last holdouts in Western Europe to allow smoking in such venues. Being intricately linked to such a central part of Austrian life (“Viennese coffeehouse culture” was added to UNESCO's list of “intangible cultural heritage” in 2011) means the topic has a significance for Austrians that ...
With liquidity at the heart of a treasurer's cash-management arsenal, the introduction of the Single Euro Payments Area and the second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) present both challenges and opportunities for banks wishing to better serve European corporate clients. Treasurers want a ...
But while momentum is building on tackling air pollution in major cities in western Europe, it's not on the agenda in central and eastern parts of the EU, according to Poliscanova. “In eastern and central Europe there are no low emission zones or diesel bans and there might be a situation where all these ...
ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON – Interstate Hotels & Resorts – a leading global hotel management company of franchised branded and independent hotels and resorts – announces the addition of 12 new hotels to its international portfolio, including the company's first entry into France. Interstate will ...
ARLINGTON, VA—Interstate Hotels & Resorts has added 12 new hotels to its international portfolio, including its first entry into France. Interstate will manage the hotels under long-term agreements for owner, development and lease partner Borealis Hotel Group, a Dutch hotel company, with continued ...
Michael Pan has been appointed the president of Honor's Western Europe business as the Chinese smartphone manufacturer aims to continue its growth in the UK and beyond. Honor is a subsidiary of Huawei and was launched in 2014 with the ambition of offering sylish and high-performance ...
Observers say China and Russia are trying "to test and undermine" the liberal Western world order. Bloomberg. Laura Tingle Woodcut. Share on Facebook · Share on twitter · Share on Google Plus. by Laura Tingle. Piraeus served as the port for ancient Athens. Today it is the largest seaport in Greece.
In the past few years, medical cannabis has become available to sick people in much of Western Europe, a development that followed examples set by individual US states. In countries such as the Netherlands, Italy, and Germany, patients are beginning to access regulated, pharmaceutical-grade medicine ...
IHS predicts that home size will eventually limit the size growth of TVs but noted that 55-inch TVs started out-shipping 32-inch TVs in Western Europe from the fourth quarter of last year. “Essentially 55-inch and up is where the growth is – everything else is either flat or losing share,” said Gray. “Consumers ...
According to the AIDNewsletter via a Matthias Schmidt tweet (see below), Tesla delivered 6,158 Model S and Model X in Western Europe during the first quarter of 2018. That's 5.2% less than the 6,397 it delivered in Q1 2017. We should note though that there were some troubles with deliveries in Norway.
Denmark is consistently ranked as one of the happiest countries in the world. It also has the highest divorce rate in western Europe: Nearly half of all marriages ended in divorce as of 2017. One reason for the relatively high divorce rate might be that splitting up in Denmark is a relatively seamless process.
Western Europe comes closer to achieving gender parity than any other region of the world. But Gallup data suggest that like women everywhere, Western European women are struggling to balance the demands of work and family life, and this balancing act is leaving many of them emotionally drained.
Western European pay-TV will gain subscribers between 2017 and 2023. Although this only represents a 2.6% increase, the Western Europe Pay TV Forecasts report estimates nearly 3 million more subs to take the total to 106 million. Simon Murray, Principal Analyst at Digital TV Research, said: “Much of ...
Recruitment giant Adecco has seen revenues increase 6% year-on-year boosted by “strong” growth in Western Europe. This is according to Q4 and full-year results, released this morning. The results reveal full-year revenue of €23,660m (£20,982m) up from €22,708m, with Q4 revenue of €6,057m up from ...
The first farmers of northern and western Europe passed through southeastern Europe with limited hunter-gatherer genetic admixture, which occurs when two or more previously isolated populations begin interbreeding. However, some groups that remained mixed extensively -- without the male-biased, ...
According to a new research report by Future Market Insights, the Western Europe medical recruitment market was valued at over US$ 16 billion in 2016. It is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.6% during the period 2017-2027 to reach US$ 29.34 billion in revenues. Increasing prevalence of heart-related ...
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing 60 million euros loan for the construction of a new gas pipeline between Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary and Austria (BRUA), said a message from EBRD. BRUA can ensure transmission of gas from the Southern Gas Corridor to ...
Heat is a killer: an extended heatwave in 2003 claimed 70,000 lives in western Europe. In 2010 a heatwave in eastern Europe and Russia is estimated to have caused 55,000 extra deaths. But with extremes of heat, there will also be extremes of rainfall. Between 1998 and 2009, floods in Europe claimed ...
EU headquarters are mostly located in Western Europe. What does it all mean for European unity? Is a new-old East-West rift opening up? In the short run, the turbulence is here to stay, making further clashes and souring of moods probable, especially over upcoming budgetary negotiations or Poland's ...
Michael Pan has been appointed the president of Honor's Western Europe business as the Chinese smartphone manufacturer aims to continue its growth in the UK and beyond. Honor is a subsidiary of Huawei and was launched in 2014 with the ambition of offering sylish and high-performance ...
Online sales are set to grow at an average 11.9% a year in Western Europe, according to new research. Forrester's updated Western European Online Retail Forecast for 2017 to 2022 suggests that 21% of non-grocery retail sales will be via the internet by 2022. In 2017, it finds, online sales grew 10 times ...


 

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