February 2019

The European Commission blocked a planned merger between the railway business of German industrial giant Siemens and France's Alstom on Wednesday, arguing that they failed to address its "serious" competition concerns.
The European Commission blocked a planne […]

EU blocks Siemens-Alstom rail merger amid ‘serious’ competition fears

The EU did not approve of the proposed merger between the German company Siemens and the French Alstom in order to maintain the competition in the European market.
12.02.2018, Great Britain, Belfast: Theresa May, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, speaks in front of Stormont House at a press conference following a meeting with Varadkar, Prime Minister of Ireland. Photo: Niall Carson / PA Wire / dpa +++ (c) dpa - broadcasting +++
12.02.2018, Great Britain, Belfast: Ther […]

May to visit Brussels in bid for Brexit concessions

May has promised to report back to parliament on her negotiations with the EU, when lawmakers are expected to hold a second vote on the Brexit deal.
A biologist working on immunotherapy for HPV+ cancers holds test tubes in the lab of Dr. Christian Hinrichs, an investigator at the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, February 7, 2018. Photo: Saul Loeb / AFP
A biologist working on immunotherapy for […]

HPV vaccine is safe, says cancer agency, slams ‘unfounded rumours’

"Unfounded rumours" causing people to spurn the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine are preventing the elimination of cervical cancer, health authorities say.