Europe

The FINANCIAL -- Strasbourg -- Although Bulgaria’s early parliamentary elections on 5 October were well administered technically and fundamental freedoms were respected, allegations from all sides of vote buying and selling and other election irregularities, as well as a campaign that lacked substance continued to negatively affect public confidence in the integrity of the process, ...

The FINANCIAL -- The EBRD has cut its 2014 economic forecasts for south-eastern Europe as a result of major flood damage in the region and stresses in the Bulgarian banking sector, according to ...

The FINANCIAL -- Leading City figures gathered for the twelfth annual Lloyd’s City Dinner, hosted by Chairman John Nelson and featuring guest speaker Sir Michael Rake, President of The ...

The FINANCIAL -- Istanbul – Recognizing that business cannot thrive in societies that fail, and that peace and stability provide a key foundation for economic development, more than 120  companies ...

The FINANCIAL -- A majority of people in Germany, France and Britain feel they are creative. 65 percent of French people, 70 percent of Germans and 72 percent of Britons describe themselves as ...

The FINANCIAL -- The slow economic recovery in Europe hasn’t delivered as much positivity as consumers had expected, keeping optimism in short supply. Consumers remain cautious, and the economic ...