UEFA rejects Portugal protest over Brazil-born Ukrainian

Sports 05/03/19, 04:39

UEFA has dismissed protests by defending champion Portugal and Luxembourg about Ukraine fielding Brazil-born forward Junior Moraes in European Championship qualifying games.UEFA said Friday its disciplinary panel rejected cases from both national federations who played Ukraine in Euro 2020 qualifiers in March.Ukraine leads the qualifying group after drawing at Portugal ...

UEFA investigates protests about Brazil-born Ukraine forward

Sports 03/27/19, 12:43

Portugal and Luxembourg filed protests with UEFA against Ukraine fielding Brazil-born forward Junior Moraes in European Championship qualifying games.UEFA says it opened disciplinary proceedings against Ukraine for a possible breach of player eligibility rules. No date for a hearing was confirmed.Moraes was this month granted citizenship of Ukraine where he ...

Belgian, Luxembourg want Orban out of EU group

Europe 03/01/19, 05:06

The Christian Democrat parties from Belgium and Luxembourg want to kick Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban out of their European Union EPP umbrella group in a move that could impact European elections in May.The Luxembourg and two Belgian member parties wrote to the presidency asking for Orban's Fidesz to be ...

Latvia loses case to suspend indicted ECB official

Europe 02/26/19, 07:53

The European Union's top court on Tuesday overturned Latvia's decision to suspend a member of the European Central Bank while he is investigated for alleged bribery in a scandal that has shaken the country.The EU Court of Justice said that Ilmars Rimsevics, the governor of the Bank of Latvia and ...

RCN Launches New Ultra HD 4K Channels with SES

Entertainment 02/05/19, 11:40

LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 5, 2019--RCN, an award-winning provider of high-speed internet, digital TV and phone services, has announced its commercial launch of Ultra HD services through a partnership with SES, the world’s leading satellite operator. RCN is featuring seven dedicated 4K channels from the North American SES Ultra HD Platform, which ...

Starbucks selling stores, closing operations in Europe

Europe 10/18/18, 07:13

Starbucks is restructuring its European operations after several years of slowing sales.The Seattle-based coffee chain is selling 83 company-owned stores in France, the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg to its longtime partner, Alsea. Alsea will also take over operations at 177 other Starbucks locations in those countries which are owned by ...

EU’s Barnier hopes Brexit deal possible in ‘coming weeks’

Europe 10/15/18, 23:55

The European Union and Britain are seeking to get their divorce negotiations back on track at Wednesday's Brexit summit after botched weekend talks pushed back expectations of a deal into November at the earliest.The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said Tuesday that negotiators are working towards ensuring Britain leaves ...

Update: UK leader’s allies issue threats over Brexit

Europe 10/15/18, 04:56

The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local):10:50 a.m.British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a Brexit crisis, with her political allies insisting they will scuttle a divorce deal with the European Union over the issue of the Irish border.The Democratic Unionist Party is opposed to any customs checks between ...

UK foreign secretary cautiously optimistic about Brexit deal

Europe 10/15/18, 04:17

Britain's foreign secretary is cautiously optimistic that the U.K. and the European Union will secure an agreement on Britain leaving the bloc although perhaps not at an EU summit this week.Jeremy Hunt said Monday that "there are one or two very difficult outstanding issues, but I think we can get ...

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