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2016 Record Year For Online Watch And Jewellery Sales 23 January 2017, 18:08 CET
2016 will be remembered by every Briton for a special reason and it is nothing but an unusual referendum severing the bond of UK with European Union. Yes, we are talking of the Brexit, the decision over which the whole of Britain became divided.

Used And New Car Buying Remains Confident Despite Brexit Vote 19 January 2017, 14:01 CET
Hardly a month passed after the infamous Brexit decision evoking panic and negative apprehension among car buyers and we are amazed to see steady growth and usual demand in the used and new car market. Many industries just after Britain decided to quit European Union were undecided about the immediate and long term outcome of this on their business. Many thought that the decision will slow down the sales of used and new cars beside taking a toll on the confidence of the customers. But after all, the outcome was proven to have outpaced the cry and panic over the decision.

European Patients' Forum Campaign on Access to Healthcare - #Access2030 18 January 2017, 13:25 CET
In critical times for the sustainability of people-centred health systems, the European Patients' Forum (EPF) is launching a major campaign on universal access to healthcare. A long standing priority for EPF and its membership, we need to shape an approach that works for all citizens and patients.

Fjellner letter is another senseless assault on EU manufacturing 18 January 2017, 13:19 CET
A recent letter of MEPs led by Swedish Liberal Christoph Fjellner is attracting a strong and well-deserved protest from European solar manufacturers. Milan Nitzschke, president of EU ProSun, a group representing about 30 manufacturing companies in Europe: "MEP Fjellner's request to allow Chinese dumping in the solar sector again is another senseless assault on companies which manufacture in the EU, invest in R&D and keep jobs in Europe."

Updates to European online gambling regulations in 2017 16 January 2017, 22:48 CET
The iGaming industry has seen such a rapid increase in popularity, it's no wonder that regulation has seemed to lag behind at times. 2017 seems set to be the year that all this changes, with a number of European countries responding to EU pressure to strengthen and increase existing regulations relating to online gambling services within their borders. Here we'll provide a brief overview of the countries and regulations to watch out for this year.

Concerns raised on European Commission legislative proposal for European Services e-card 12 January 2017, 18:40 CET
Following the publication of the European Commission’s legislative proposal for a European Services e-card, Nicolas Jeanmart, head of personal insurance, general insurance and macroeconomics at Insurance Europe, commented:

European Commission proposes a European Travel Information and Authorisation System 12 January 2017, 18:37 CET
The Commission is today proposing to establish a European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS) to strengthen security checks on visa-free travellers.

Know Why You Should Consider Coupons To Grow Your Business 12 January 2017, 17:49 CET
As individuals, we are always on the path of saving money. We have seen our mums going through the newspaper to collect the daily deals on groceries. So as a businessman, have you any time thought that such coupons and deals can help your business too?

Pennsylvania Moves Closer To Legalizing Online Casinos 12 January 2017, 17:42 CET
The state of Pennsylvania recently made a major stride in an attempt to legalize online gambling. It is the first time that Pennsylvania is ever coming close to allowing and regulating online gambling, thanks to the bill that was passed last year by the House Committee.

The Gambling Industry and President-Elect Trump in the Trump Gamble 12 January 2017, 17:36 CET
The inauguration of Donald Trump will mean for the first time a United States president will have ever owned a casino. With this set to occur, there is the issue of Internet gambling, fantasy sports, and sports betting that need to be addressed. A wish-list has been sent to the president-elect by the industry which highlights various areas of interest.

Brexit, the EU and the Future of International Trade 11 January 2017, 14:31 CET
In the UK, 23rd June 2016 marked the beginning of a period of instability for the EU, with Brexit labelled as a dangerous precedent with rumours of a staggering 34 further European referendums on the horizon.

Commission leaves the European Parliament with lots of work to do 11 January 2017, 14:17 CET
Today, on 10 January 2017, the European Commission published its proposal for an e-Privacy Regulation. This legislation is crucial to provide clear rules on tracking individuals as they surf the web, and on freedom of communication more generally.

Live Casino at the forefront in iGaming 28 December 2016, 22:09 CET
Online casinos are fast becoming the hottest place to hit the tables. Gone are the days of visiting an actual casino to enjoy a game of poker, roulette or blackjack. Everything is now available 24/7 at the touch of a screen.

How to Create an Aesthetically-Pleasing Blog 28 December 2016, 12:20 CET
A high-quality blog can transform your SEO efforts, driving more traffic to your website, defining your brand and encouraging engagement with your company.

As the UK Readies for a Brexit Online Gaming Companies Stay Pat 26 December 2016, 19:47 CET
In the run-up to the historic Brexit referendum, Brexiteers and Stay-Campaigners were touting the merits of their respective positions.

European Commission plans to extend anti-dumping measures against solar imports from China 23 December 2016, 13:09 CET
Today, the European solar industry welcomed the European Commission disclosure, which proposes the extension of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy measures on solar cells and modules from the People's Republic of China.

Brexit Toblerone Jenga 23 December 2016, 12:24 CET
When faced with seismic pressures that may affect the very market position your products and brands hold, how does a manufacturer respond?

Growing Online Business of Legal Casino in New Jersey 22 December 2016, 19:55 CET
The US people and the government of US have had always an ambivalent view of online gambling, whether it is online casino games or betting on sports. Even these days, when gambling is legal in some states, most of the people view this activity as either immoral or illegal.

The Uncertain Future of the Buy-To-Let Market in Post Brexit Britain 20 December 2016, 23:25 CET
The days of the buy-to-let market could be over after a slump in the number of properties sold for a buy-to-let purpose. It is said that the 3 per cent increase in stamp duty on properties is to blame for the uncertain future of the market.

What is Fuelling the Growth of Online Bookmakers in the EU? 20 December 2016, 17:38 CET
Since 1996, the online bookmaker industry has grown from one online casino to hundreds of online casinos, sports betting platforms, and mobile in-play apps. We all know punters love to place a bet, but what is fuelling the rise in online bookmakers in the EU?

EU Environment Ministers back more ambition in the Emission Trading Scheme 20 December 2016, 01:06 CET
Key EU Environment Ministers discussing the reform of the EU Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) today expressed their support for measures to scale up emission cuts in the carbon market. Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe welcomes the support for more ambition, but at the same time urges EU decision makers to step up those cuts in order to be in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement.

5 Industries That are Set to Grow in 2017 19 December 2016, 17:34 CET
Despite the hard economic times, some industries are still thriving and will continue to grow. Some like artificial intelligence (AI), 3D printing and virtual reality (VR) are emerging industries. All these are in the fast growing tech industry. Others like healthcare are traditional industries with bright prospects. Here is a detailed look at five industries that are set to grow in 2017.

4 Countries that are Leading the Charge in Online Education 19 December 2016, 17:29 CET
Online courses are taking the world by storm at the moment and more countries are doing everything in their power to make online classes more accessible to students. In addition, some countries have made it a goal to give more legitimacy to these types of courses and encourage a larger number of students to seek online alternatives to traditional courses. Here are four countries that are leading the pack in the world of online education.

Microgaming investing in new games for 2107 19 December 2016, 12:42 CET
Microgaming has been a pioneer in the iGaming development industry for over twenty years. In fact, it's rumored that they were the first of their kind on the internet. And since its inception, in 1994, this company has created well over 800 different casino games.

Impact of Brexit on Online Currency Trading 14 December 2016, 15:47 CET
The decision by citizens of the UK to leave the European Union came as a shock to the world and rattled the foundations of the bloc of European nations. Since the decision, European leaders across the content have been forced to take a second look at their countries’ positions and decide whether they too should take the step to leave the EU.

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