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13 Aug
Germany's €9 monthly travel pass has boosted rail usage, particularly in more rural and tourist areas, the latest statistics suggest. However, road usage is virtually unchanged, suggesting little impact on commuters.
4 Aug
A heated debate is raging over the future of public transport in Germany. Three months of heavily reduced tickets are soon coming to an end. The government is split on what comes next.
27 Jul
We look at reactions to the resignation of a close adviser to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, following comments he made about the “race mixing” of Europeans and non-Europeans. Also, France's women's football team confronts Germany for a spot in the Euro final. Finally, we look at what “Bennifer” got up to during their Paris honeymoon and Damien Hirst's latest project, which will see him burn his own artworks.
16 Jul
EU finance ministers have decided to admit Croatia to the monetary union. The former Yugoslav republic is set to start using the euro in January.
16 Jul
As the euro dashes toward parity with the US dollar, currency traders say the slide is unlikely to stop there. While a weakened euro should worry European consumers, US travelers visiting Europe could benefit.
7 Jul
Spain midfielder and women's Ballon d'Or winner Alexia Putellas will miss the women's European Championship after tearing her anterior cruciate ligament in training, the Spanish football federation (RFEF) said on Tuesday.
7 Jul
The euro has slumped to its lowest since 2002 against the dollar amid fears that a recession in the eurozone could be looming. The currency fell as low as $1.0281, threatening a push towards dollar parity.
23 Nov 2021
The Turkish lira hit new lows against the US dollar and euro. Analysts place the blame on the low interest rates and the cheap money policies preferred by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
20 Jun 2021
Seville's pandemic-hit tourism sector is hoping to get a shot in the arm from UEFA's last-minute decision to name the southern Spanish city as a host for Euro 2020 matches. While thousands of football fans are set to flock to the city later this month, hotels, restaurants and bars warn the event won't be enough to make up for the collapse in business brought on by the health crisis.
13 Jun 2021
Spain captain Sergio Busquets has tested positive for COVID-19, the national team announced on Sunday (June 6) eight days before their first match at Euro 2020. The positive test has thrown their tournament preparations into chaos with the team forced to pull out of Tuesday's warm-up friendly against Lithuania.
13 Jul 2019
Bain Capital and Carlyle Group LP have made a 3.4 billion euro ($3.8 billion) bid to acquire German lighting firm Osram Licht AG, concluding months of negotiations for the long-sought deal.
30 Sep 2018
Trump's 'weaponized' dollar may push world to Euro, Eichengreen says.

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