Sunday

20th Aug 2017

Ticker

European firms increasingly wary of Israel

Dutch port operator Royal Boskalis Westminster and Italy’s Condote de Agua have pulled out of a tender to build port facilities in Israel for fear of harming their image in the Arab world, Israeli daily Haaretz reports. The move comes after similar withdrawals by three European banks in recent months.

Brexit realities dawn in UK

Just over a year after a small majority voted for Britain to leave the EU, new realities are dawning on both the in and the out camps.

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