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Macron’s ‘real European army’ sounds like a ‘nonsense’ force that would never deploy

A defense expert says there's many reasons why the French president's idea of a European military force is a non-starter.
(From L to R, first row) German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, U.S. President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May attend the opening ceremony at the 2018 NATO Summit at NATO headquarters on July 11, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. Leaders from NATO member and partner states are meeting for a two-day summit, which is being overshadowed by strong demands by U.S. President Trump for most NATO member countries to spend more on defense

Trump is attacking the French president for saying Europe needs to do more to defend itself — something Trump has also said they should do

French President Emmanuel Macron drew Trump's ire for saying Europe needed a "real" common army to defend it from Russia, China, and the US.

The 20 most visited cities around the world in 2018

Mastercard has released its annual Global Destination Cities Index, which measures the rise and fall of travel to and within 162 cities around the world.

European stocks could be surprise winner if Democrats end up winning the House

Assuming the Democrats take the House, it may lead to a pop in stocks in the auto sector, as investors bet on Trump's policy agenda being slowed down.
Titian's Europa: The economy was bullish for a while, but not right now.

Europe is faltering

The Italian debt crisis and Trump’s global war on trade might be the final straws.

7 queens reigning in Europe right now

Here are the European countries that currently have queens, and how these currently reigning queens ascended to the throne.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump attend the opening ceremony at the 2018 NATO Summit at NATO headquarters on July 11, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the newly christened ‘leader of the free world,’ is preparing to step back from politics — and expe...

Angela Merkel on Monday announced she's stepping down as leader of her party and will not seek reelection, and experts fear the implications of this.
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange ahead of the opening bell in New York

Tech stocks are surging after IBM agrees to pay $34 billion for Red Hat

Stocks rose Monday as Wall Street shook off fears about rising rates and signs of slowing growth that have weighed on global markets this month.
European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi addresses the European Parliament's Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee in Brussels, Belgium November 28, 2016.

This chart highlights a worrying trend for the Eurozone economy

Nordea says leading indicators show eurozone manufacturing output could soon start to slow. “This doesn’t bode too well" for momentum in early 2019.
Roger Federer in 2000.

Roger Federer says he bought an old bus and plans to drive it around Europe when he retires from tennis

Roger Federer may be cruising ever closer to retirement as the tennis superstar has admitted he is already planning for life after sport.