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France opens probe of possible crimes linked to Jeffrey Epstein

France opens probe of possible crimes linked to Jeffrey Epstein

Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in Cambridge, MA on 9/8/04. Epstein is connected with several prominent people including politicians, actors and academics. Rick Friedman | Corbis News | Getty Images French prosecutors said Friday that they are opening an investigation into possible crimes, including the rape of children and minors, related to the sex-trafficking case of deceased […]

Statkraft acquires German electrical vehicle charging business

Statkraft acquires German electrical vehicle charging business

Carolyn Hebbard | Moment | Getty Images Norway’s state-owned energy business Statkraft has acquired E-Wald GmbH, a German electric vehicle charging firm. In an announcement Friday, Statkraft said the deal strengthened its position in both the German and European electric vehicle (EV) charging sector. In 2018, the Oslo-headquartered business became a majority shareholder in eeMobility, […]

Brazil’s Bolsonaro faces backlash from world leaders

Brazil’s Bolsonaro faces backlash from world leaders

The Amazon rainforest, often referred to as the lungs of the Earth, has been ravaged by a record number of fires this year, sparking global outrage over Brazil‘s environmental policies. World leaders, environmental groups and celebrities have publicly decried the vast swaths of forest being destroyed by the fires, while satellite images of dark smoke […]

EU drafts plan for fund to take on big US tech companies, reports say

EU drafts plan for fund to take on big US tech companies, reports say

Ursula von der Leyen, incoming president of the European Commission, left, speaks during news conference at the European Parliament, in Strasbourg, France, on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images European Union officials drafted a plan to launch a sovereign wealth fund to invest in companies that could compete with U.S. and […]

Italy election likely as experts cast doubt on left-wing alliance

Italy election likely as experts cast doubt on left-wing alliance

Luigi Di Maio, Leader of 5-Star Movement (M5S) leaves the parliament after a new day of meetings for the formation of the new government on April 26, 2018 in Rome, Italy. Antonio Masiello | Getty Images Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) has issued a long wish list of requirements for any new government coalition […]

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