Several European countries will soon take over the first minor refugee children without relatives from camps in Greece. It would be a total of 1600 children. This is reported by aid organizations Vluchtelingenwerk Nederland, Defense for Children and the Refugee Foundation.
The European Union wants the United Kingdom to outline the steps it will take to avoid a hard border between Northern Ireland and Ireland.
John van den Berg is the new managing director of Dachser Ireland. He succeeds Albert Johnston, who retired. Van den Berg worked for a long time at Dachser in the Netherlands.
The European Commission will help Member States to alleviate the costs of temporary unemployment. The initiative will be presented on Thursday, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced. The financial support is mainly intended for the EU countries Italy and Spain, which have been hit hard by the corona crisis, but is also available to other Member States.
The Japanese investor SoftBank Group has decided not to spend $ 3 billion on the purchase of additional shares from lessor of office space WeWork. The company cut the deal with former WeWork boss Adam Neumann, as well as other shareholders, despite threats of legal action.
Unemployment in the eurozone declined slightly in February, reaching 7.3 percent. This is reported by the European statistics agency Eurostat. This brings unemployment to its lowest level since March 2008. In January, 7.4 percent of the European labour force was still unemployed.
Irish aviation authorities have authorized certain drone flights this week to deliver medicines to elderly and vulnerable people in the small Irish village of Moneygall, some 90 miles west of Dublin.
Oil and gas company Shell sees considerable uncertainty in the oil market due to the corona crisis and the consequences of a price war. Particularly in March, this had an impact on results, with a relatively modest impact in the first two months of this year, the group said.