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EU looks to Spain, Portugal to reduce energy dependence

EU looks to Spain, Portugal to reduce energy dependence

4 March 2015   0 comments
The EU took a step Wednesday to reduce its energy dependence, especially on Russia, seeking instead to improve connections between renewable energy giants Spain and Portugal, and the rest of Europe.At...

No 'diabolical plan' to topple Greek government: EU chief 4 March 2015

EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said Wednesday there was no "diabolical plan" by Spain and Portugal to topple Greece's new hard-left government after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras accused the...

Spain arrests Ukraine's ex-finance minister 4 March 2015

Spanish police on Wednesday detained Ukraine's former finance minister Yuri Kolobov who is wanted by Kiev for alleged fraud and theft of public funds, a police source said.The 41-year-old, who served...

Spain arrests Ukraine's ex-finance minister 4 March 2015

Spanish police on Wednesday detained Ukraine's former finance minister Yuri Kolobov who is wanted by Kiev on charges of embezzlement and financial wrongdoing, a police source said.The 41-year-old, who...

EU chief says Spain has not exited economic crisis 4 March 2015

Spain cannot say it has left behind its economic crisis until the country's sky-high unemployment rate returns to "normal levels", EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview published...

Done your homework? How to track your kids by smartphone

4 March 2015
Is your toddler being mean to his baby sister while you're out of the room? Is your eight-year-old making unauthorised detours to the sweetshop after school?Chill. Mobile entrepreneurs have got your back,......

Spain insists Greece is heading towards third bailout

4 March 2015
Spain's economy minister on Wednesday again raised the prospect of Greece heading for a third bailout, as it is unlikely to regain access to capital markets before its current programme expires in June.Economy......

Spain insists Greece is heading towards third bailout 4 March 2015

Spain's economy minister reiterated Wednesday that Greece is headed for a third bailout, with the nation unlikely to regain access to capital markets before its current programme expires in June.Economy...

EU chief says Spain has not exited economic crisis 4 March 2015

Spain can not say it has left behind its economic crisis until the sky-high unemployment rate returns to "normal levels", EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview published Wednesday.His comments...

EU chief says Greek leader must come clean on election promi... 4 March 2015

EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker took the unusual step of wading into domestic politics on Wednesday, saying Greece's new prime minister should tell the Greek people his anti-austerity election promises are...

Build-your-own Google handset reconstructs smartphone 4 March 2015

With a smartphone that slots together piece by piece like Lego, US Internet giant Google is trying to reinvent the mobile as most phone makers are honing sleeker handsets.The company aims to challenge...

New pot users in Spain outnumber new tobacco users: study 3 March 2015

The number of Spaniards who said they started using cannabis in 2013 outnumbered those who said they took up smoking cigarettes, according to a government study released Tuesday.A total of 169,000 Spaniards...

US watchdog chief defends 'open Internet' rules 3 March 2015

The head of the US communications watchdog on Tuesday defended its new "open Internet" rules against complaints by telecom operators that they give the government too much control.Tom Wheeler, chairman...

Phone firms and the quest for the 5G Holy Grail 3 March 2015

Lightning-quick downloads, driverless cars and remote surgery: telecom firms are racing to develop a new generation of "5G" mobile networks that could start to change the world in five years.Executives...

Google in talks on phone network in US: executive 3 March 2015

US Internet giant Google says it is in talks with telecom companies about operating its own mobile phone services in the United States."We are actually working with carrier partners. You will see us announce...

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