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Article 50 triggered

PA/Christopher Furlong

Now that Theresa May, the British prime minister, has triggered Article 50, the process of formally negotiating Brexit can begin. Here’s what to expect in the next two years. more

Apr 5, 2017 2:00 PM Guest Columns

Treaty of Rome

Italy's News Photo/EPA

The idea of Europe began in the minds of its peoples – its philosophers, scholars, artists, religious and political leaders. And so did its wars. Historically, attempts to unify Europe were made through a series of brutal conflicts, culminating... more

Mar 29, 2017 2:00 PM Guest Columns

Ladestation Elektromobile

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Germany has ambitious plans for both electric cars and renewable energy. But it can’t deliver both. As things stand, Germany’s well-meaning but contradictory ambitions would actually boost emissions by an amount comparable with the present-day... more

Feb 28, 2017 2:00 PM Guest Columns

Policy patrol

Djordje Savic/EPA

European Union officials have not been shy to express condemnation of US President Donald Trump’s permanent ban on Syrian refugees, and temporary ban on all other refugees. Rightly so. The vice president of the EU Commission Federica Mogherini... more

Feb 3, 2017 3:16 PM Guest Columns

Matteo Renzi

EPA

How to interpret the outcome of the Italian referendum? Matteo Renzi’s government is clearly the loser – and the prime minister announced his widely expected resignation as soon as the result was in. more

Dec 6, 2016 2:00 PM Guest Columns

Uwe Bottermann

Uwe Bottermann

Foreign buyers of German properties do not have it easy, especially when banks are involved. Banks often seem inflexible, and financing frequently fails due to mere for- malities. In 2016, the situation worsened with the implementation of the... more

Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM Guest Columns

Dr. Thomas Herr

Florian Glock

A great enthusiasm for innovation has gripped the German real estate sector, as experienced at the recent ZIA Innovation Congress in Berlin. It is reminiscent of the more desire than fact-driven euphoria that had the industry toiling away at the... more

Dec 1, 2016 10:00 AM Guest Columns 1 Comments

Trump supporter

John Locher/AP

A populist wave that began with Brexit in June reached the United States in stunning fashion on Tuesday night. In one of the biggest upsets in American political history, Donald Trump won a truly historic victory in the U.S. presidential election. more

Nov 10, 2016 2:00 PM Guest Columns

Donald Trump in Bloomington

EPA/Tannen Maury

This was one of the most contentious elections in US history – and now it’s ended in a shocking upset: Donald Trump appears to have won a majority in the electoral college, which if confirmed will make him the president-elect of the United States. more

Nov 10, 2016 10:00 AM Guest Columns

CEE Investment & Green Building Awards 2016

EuropaProperty

EuropaProperty has successfully completed its 6th annual CEE Investment and Green Building Awards... more

Nov 3, 2016 2:00 PM Guest Columns

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