Dixons Retail to Divest Electroworld Business in Central Europe

UK's Dixons Retail has agreed to divest its loss-making Electroworld business in central Europe to local rival NAY, ahead of its £3.

C&C to Consider Share Buyback this Year

C&C Group set to launch range of Irish craft beers to be produced in Clonmel.

C&C Profits From 30% Revenue Rise

Drinks group C&C has reported its fifth consecutive year of earnings growth, and is targeting a mid-single digit operating profit increase in its current financial year.

EU Regulators to Decide on Carphone-Dixons Deal by June 25th

European Union antitrust regulators will decide whether to clear the £3.

Siemens to make Alstom Bid

Germany's Siemens is currently working on a formal asset-swap offer for Alstom's power business that could come to light later this week, seeing France take a stake in a resulting rail-focussed French group, sources told Reuters this week.

UK's Coal, Oil and Gas will be gone in Five Years

In just over five years, researchers warn that Britain will have run out of oil, coal and gas.

Dixons and Carphone Warehouse Agree $6.4 Billion Merger

UK company Carphone Warehouse and Dixons Retail have agreed a £3.

Woman to Command UN Peacekeeping Force for the first time

For the first time, a woman will command a UN peacekeeping force, after Norway's Major General Kristin Lund was appointed to lead troops in Cyprus.

Coca-Cola to Close Two Russian Juice Plants as Market Shrinks

Coca-Cola is closing two of its four fruit juice plants is Russia in response to falling demand in the country, putting at risk hundreds of jobs in a business which the US company had bought for $276 million only four years ago.

Light-Sensitive Buildings to Reduce Air Pollution

Improving air quality is a major challenge facing all European countries, both in order to combat climate change as well as to minimise the direct effects of breathing polluted air on human health.

UK has the Second Best Education in Europe

The UK is in second place among European countries for its education services, and sixth overall in the global education league table.

Boosting E-skills in European Higher Education Requires Political will at National Level

With 25% of adults in the European Union lacking the necessary digital skills to effectively use information and communication technologies, according to a report by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published in autumn 2013, the European Commission is facing various challenges in order to bridge the competitive gap with the rest of the world, Euractiv reports.

Alstom has "one offer on the table" says GE CEO

Further to our previous coverage, the CEO of General Electric says that Alstom has only "one offer on the table", despite French president Francois Hollande's calls for an improved bid.

BMW on Track to hit Record Sales in 2014

BMW have reported that they are on track to hit record vehicle sales and pretax profit this year.

Tesco to Launch Smartphone by the end of the Year

After the success of its Hudl tablet launched in 2013, the UK's biggest retailer is to release a Smartphone later this year.

EU Must End Landfilling, Says Top Environment Official

Press release Euractiv- The European Union's lead civil servant for the environment has called for a ban on landfilling and warned that separate collection is not enough if the EU is to improve its environmental performance.

French Government Pushes Double Merger between Alstom and Siemens

Following from US industry giant General Electric's bid to acquire French company Alstom, the French government has fashioned an alternative proposition.

Russian Start-up Prixel Develop Painting-Copying Technology

Russian company Prixel has developed technology that allows copies of paintings that fully convey the texture of the artist's brushstrokes to be printed at a cost of no more than $200.

New Horizons in International Goods Transport

Transparency, security and reliability of individual containers are factors that are incredibly difficult to verify in the world of international goods transport.