European

19 Feb 19
Homepaddock

1339 – The Milanese army and the St. George’s (San Giorgio) Mercenaries of Lodrisio Visconti clashed in the Battle of Parabiago. 1472 Orkney and Shetland were left by Norway to Scotland, due to a dowry payment. 1547 Edward VI was crowned King of England. 1792 The Postal Service Act, establishing the United States Post Office Department, was signed by President George Washington. 1810 Andreas Hofer, […]

19 Feb 19
Tidelines

Tour Tradd Street – March 13, 2019 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Buy Tickets The Historic Charleston Foundation presents a Tour of Tradd Street.  Tradd Street stretches from the Ashley to the Cooper rivers, and is one of the original carriage ways laid out in the 1680 “Grand Modell” of Charles Town. Tradition says the […]

19 Feb 19
NASCAR Talk

Denny Hamlin explains how Joe Gibbs Racing and Hendrick Motorsports cut an unusual bargain; also notes on a choppy finish; Gen 7 car timeline; the 2020 schedule; interest in the NASCAR Euro Series; Chase Elliott’s week and Jim France.

19 Feb 19

19-2-19 Dear Partners in thought, I would like to tell you about “Utopia for Realists” from Dutch prodigy thinker Rutger Bregman who addresses how to structure a revolutionary utopia, driven by the belief that ideas keep changing the world, around three outlandish core features: universal basic income, a fifteen hour workweek and open borders. Universal basic income is […]

19 Feb 19
Financial Post

LONDON — H.I.G. Capital (“H.I.G.”), a leading global alternative asset management firm with over $30 billion of equity capital under management, is pleased to announce the closing of H.I.G. Europe Realty Partners II (the “Fund”). The Fund closed with aggregate capital commitments of €673 million* ($760 million), well above its target. The Fund will principally […]

19 Feb 19
Golden News

EU chief: UK voting in European election would be a ‘joke’ EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says he can’t rule out that a delayed Brexit could mean the United Kingdom would participate in this spring’s European Parliament election. via FOX BUSINESS NEWS Markets https://fxn.ws/2tp53PM

19 Feb 19
SS HACKERS

China accuses US of trying to block its tech development by stoking cybersecurity fears  CNBC UK spies think they can handle Huawei in 5G networks. The US doesn’t agree  CNN Breakingviews – UK throws drowning Huawei a European lifeline  Reuters China accuses US of trying to block development after Pence Huawei comments | TheHill  The Hill UK reportedly concludes […]

19 Feb 19
Radio Free

The chairman of Russia’s parliamentary body of financial control has called the detention of a prominent American investment-fund manager who is accused of large-scale fraud in Russia an “emergency situation.” Aleksei Kudrin, the chairman of the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation, wrote on Twitter on February 18 that the arrest of Michael Calvey, the […]

19 Feb 19
Financial Post

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Europe may need to rethink its competition rules if it wants to create companies that can play a significant role on the global stage. Merkel’s comments Tuesday at a digital business conference in Berlin come two weeks after European Union antitrust authorities blocked a deal to create a […]

19 Feb 19
mimamo.co

(non PR-video) Public Service Medien dwdl.de vom.de vom 20.02.2019 Comeback im Digitalen: Das kann das neue ZDFkultur Fast zweieinhalb Jahre nach dem Ende des linearen ZDFkultur kehrt die Marke zurück. Das neue ZDFkultur ist eine Rubrik in der ZDF-Mediathek, dadurch will man eine offizielle Beauftragung durch die Politik umgehen. Punkten will man zum Start mit […]