Tag: Europe

The great escape: European migrants fleeing the recession

| July 3, 2013

As the European economic crisis deepens, more and more people are leaving to seek a better life in emerging economies around the world. We speak to four who have moved abroad

For years Europeans have wrestled with the issue of …

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Spain’s King Juan Carlos under fire over elephant hunting trip

| June 30, 2013

Juan Carlos’s expensive trip to Botswana – from which he was flown home injured – arouses anger in recession-hit country

While ordinary Spaniards cope with harsh austerity, recession and soaring unemployment, the country’s royal family has been enjoying expensive hunting …

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EU pressures seven African countries to complete trade agreements

| April 23, 2013

Botswana, Namibia, Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya and Swaziland face paying tariffs on exports to EU

Seven African countries face paying tariffs on their exports to the EU if they fail to honour trade agreements signed with Brussels in 2007.…

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