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Romania Issues Over 200,000 Fines Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

22 Apr 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Romanian officials announce that between March 24th and April 19th, 2020, the nation has issued about 200,000 fines equivalent to about 86 million United States dollars to people who failed to comply with restrictions to combat the spread of the Covi...

First Underground Counterfeit Cigarette Factory Shut Down in EU

21 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

An illegal cigarette factory was discovered and shut down in the province of Malaga, Spain, where 20 people were arrested and 6 Ukrainian and Lithuania workers were found gasping for breath in a bunker under horse stables after an air pump's generato...

EU Can't Decide What to do with LIBRA

20 Feb 2020 1 minute read 1 comment mrnsaydou

Governments around the world are facing hard choices when it comes to cryptocurrency: overregulate it and risk losing the benefits to the economy, or do nothing and make themselves vulnerable to those who step up. Currently, the European Union can’t...

EU - The Internal Impact of Brexit

30 Jan 2020 2 minute read 1 comment Virendar

As the official date of Brexit is drawing near, it seemed appropriate to take a look upon the future of the EU regarding the UK jumping ship. Some pundits have exclaimed the end of the EU others have guessed a weakening, some have suggested a consoli...

Brexit, The Beginning Of The End

28 Jan 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Virendar

Three and a half years ago a simple but controversial referendum was held in the UK. After all the votes were counted it was clear that a slight majority favored leaving the European union, but this mere vote was not the end but merely a beginning. I...

GBP set for a Monday drop thanks to Brexit?

20 Oct 2019 1 minute read 2 comments goldhunter1

The UK is in an interesting transitioning period trying to enforce Brexit and leave the EU on the 31st of October. Last week was one of actual motions towards getting this done, Boris Johnson's Brexit deal was unanimously approved by the EU and other...

ECB’s Head Mario Draghi Shares his Views on Cryptocurrencies

29 Sep 2019 2 minute read 1 comment

FRANKFURT – On September 28, the president of the European Central Bank (ECB) Mario Draghi responded to Europan Parliament member Eva Kaili’s July letter asking the president to provide his views on the potential of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin,...