Smaller countries have been competing for tourists for years. New remote work visas suggest they are now competing for citizens...
Dave Cook 7 Sep 2020
The recent ruling by the United Nations that governments cannot return people to countries where their lives might be threatened by climate change is a potential game-changer...
Yvonne Su 29 Jan 2020
ROME, ITALY: Hard on the heels of stoking anger over plans to open a restaurant in the Vatican, McDonald's has filed a $20-million lawsuit against Florence for blocking a proposed outlet in the city's most revered square...
8 Nov 2016
New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...
5 Mar 2015
MILAN, ITALY: Italian fashion retailer Benetton has agreed to pay into an international compensation fund for victims of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, in which 1,138 people died...
24 Feb 2015
GROSSETO, ITALY: Captain Francesco Schettino, dubbed Italy's "most hated man" by tabloids over the spectacular crash of his cruise ship Concordia in 2012 with the loss of 32 lives, went on trial on Tuesday (9 July) charged with manslaughter.
11 Jul 2013
ROME, ITALY: Italy's tax agency on Monday launched its own channel on YouTube to tell Italians how to pay their taxes, as the government pursues a sweeping crackdown against evasion aimed at boosting public finances.
2 Oct 2012
LONDON, UK: North America's switch on to energy efficiency has driven their position in the global renewable M&A market in the last 12 months, and could act as a driver for the region to become the dominant renewables market within three years, according to new analysis by PwC. In Europe, however, regulatory uncertainty clouds European deals.
29 Mar 2011
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: The European Publishers Council (EPC*) has succeeded in getting its idea for 21st century copyright management accepted as one of just seven "Big Ideas" sought by the European Commission to forward its Digital Agenda strategy.
5 Nov 2010