Ikea has on August 30 stated that it could slow down investment in Russia after a court in the country ordered the Swedish furniture retailer to pay damages worth seven million euros in a decade-long legal dispute.
The European Commission has on August 30 ruled that on the basis of its investigation into Ireland’s selective tax policy towards Apple, the U.S. computer technology firm has to repay 13 billion euros in taxes.
Finnish telecommunications firm Elisa has announced it has built a test network with the fastest 4G mobile internet speed.
Reacting to attempts in the Riviera to keep some Muslim women from wearing full length «burkini» swimsuits and to calls to outlaw the religious swimsuit, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has on August 28 evaluated such possible law as unconstitutional.
Few summers please sun-worshiping Palanga restaurateurs and hoteliers, but this year’s high tourist season in Lithuania’s Baltic resort has been the worst, ever, they insist. Late summer crowds, so usual for the time of year in the lush resort, are nowhere to be seen and scarce saunterers on Palanga’s main promenade are idle and penny-pinching.
Estonian head of state Toomas Hendrik Ilves has this week commented that he does not fully grasp the logic behind Finland and Sweden preferring to sign bilateral agreements with the U.S. over opting for NATO membership.
Bright light, a feeling of euphoria, all-encompassing love, conversations with dead people – those are some of the aspects associated with near-death experience. But is this experience as paranormal as we make it out to be?
Italian government has put in place the state of emergency in the parts of the country that have suffered most in the devastating earthquake of August 24.
On Thursday, 25 August, Russia commenced a sudden check of combat readiness of its armed forces. Military exercises will soon begin in southern, western and central military bases. The Northern Fleet and airborne forces will also participate in large-scale military exercises, as reported by Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu.
U.S. internet giant Google has announced that it plans, from January 10, 2017, to use changed algorithms in its search engine that are likely to result in showing web sites that use pop-up advertising lower in search results.