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Europe's debt market strains force some governments to rework trading rules

Europe’s debt market strains force some governments to rework trading rules

Oct 31 (Reuters) – Some euro zone countries have eased rules for the banks that manage the trading of their government debt to help them cope with some of the most challenging market conditions in years, officials told Reuters. Out of 11 major euro area debt agencies Reuters contacted, officials in the Netherlands and Belgium …

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US tech giants face pressure from Europe's telcos to pay for building the internet

US tech giants face pressure from Europe’s telcos to pay for building the internet

In Europe, the battle between US Big Tech companies and telecommunications firms has reached a fever pitch. Telecom groups are pushing European regulators to consider implementing a framework where the companies that send traffic along their networks are charged a fee to help fund mammoth upgrades to their infrastructure, something known as the “sender pays” …

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SpaceX to launch Europe's next deep space telescope, first asteroid orbiter

SpaceX to launch Europe’s next deep space telescope, first asteroid orbiter

On October 17th, a NASA official speaking at an Astrophysics Advisory Committee meeting revealed that the European Space Agency (ESA) had begun “exploring options” and studying the feasibility of launching the Euclid near-infrared space telescope on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket. In a major upset, director Josef Aschbacher confirmed less than three days later that ESA …

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Dozens of LNG-laden ships queue off Europe's coasts unable to unload

Dozens of LNG-laden ships queue off Europe’s coasts unable to unload

LONDON/MADRID, Oct 17 (Reuters) – Dozens of ships carrying liquefied natural gas (LNG) circling off the coasts of Spain unable to secure slots to unload have prompted grid operators for the country to warn they may have to suspend loading to deal with this “exceptional situation”. Europe is facing an energy supply squeeze as Russia …

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Green hydrogen corridor aims to harness Spanish sunshine and decarbonize Europe's industrial north

Green hydrogen corridor aims to harness Spanish sunshine and decarbonize Europe’s industrial north

Madrid-headquartered energy firm Cepsa said it would work with the Port of Rotterdam to develop “the first green hydrogen corridor between southern and northern Europe,” in the latest sign of how the emerging sector is attracting interest from major companies and organizations. In an announcement Tuesday, Cepsa — which is involved in the exploration and …

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London, Paris, Frankfurt and beyond: CNBC names Europe's best hotels for business travel

London, Paris, Frankfurt and beyond: CNBC names Europe’s best hotels for business travel

International travel may still have its challenges. But finding a solid hotel for a business trip isn’t one of them. CNBC Travel and the market data firm Statista today released a ranking of the “Best Hotels for Business Travelers” in Europe. This is the first ranking of its kind between CNBC and Statista, who are …

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CERN operates the Large Hadron Collider, the world¿s largest and most powerful particle accelerator (pictured) famous for its 2012 discovery of the Higgs Boson

CERN is considering ‘idling’ the Large Hadron Collider in response to Europe’s energy crisis

Europe’s energy crisis is being felt by everyone – including the scientists working deep underground in Switzerland at the Large Hadron Collider. The European Organization for Nuclear Research, better known as CERN, is even considering taking its particle accelerators offline. This is due to the accelerators’ high energy demands, and the organization’s desire to keep …

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Large Hadron Collider

Europe’s Energy Crisis Could Force The Large Hadron Collider To Be Idle | OilPrice.com

The energy crisis in Europe is not only disrupting businesses and household finances, but it’s also hitting at the heart of crucial scientific research and experiments. The European Organization for Nuclear Research, CERN, the world’s largest particle physics lab and home of the Large Hadron Collider, could shut down some accelerators and could even idle …

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Energy CEO calls out Europe's 'foolish' dependence on natural gas

Energy CEO calls out Europe’s ‘foolish’ dependence on natural gas

Enel’s Francesco Starace photographed during the World Economic Forum in Switzerland on May 24, 2022. During an interview with CNBC on Friday, Starace said dependence on gas was “foolish.” Jason Alden | Bloomberg | Getty Images The CEO of Italian energy firm Enel told CNBC Friday that Europe’s dependence on natural gas was “foolish” and …

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A visualisation of the European ExoMars rover on the surface of the Red Planet.

Europe’s troubled Mars rover is still vital in the search for life on the Red Planet

The stars have not been aligned for Europe’s first Martian rover ExoMars, but scientists still think the aging vehicle can play a big role in answering one of the biggest questions in Mars exploration: has there ever been life on the Red Planet? The European Space Agency’s (ESA) ExoMars Rosalind Franklin Rover is probably the …

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