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Afghanistan is the most depressed country on earth

Often seen as typical of rich societies, depression is actually more prevalent in poor, conflict-ridden countriesMore than one in five Afghans is clinically depressed – a sad world recordBut are North Koreans really the world's 'fourth least depressed' people? Depression is a type of affluenza: one of those mental illnesses that afflict people in rich societies in particular. It's more likely to occur when the more fundamental levels that make up Maslow's pyramid of needs – food, shelter, secu...
Tags: Medical research, Ptsd, Public health, Depression, Map


Poland's LPP sees online sales of over $263 million in 2019

Poland's LPP expects online sales of over 1 billion zlotys ($263 million) in 2019, the fashion retailer said in a presentation on Thursday.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Poland, LPP


'Babylon Berlin' will return for season 3 on Netflix in the US, continuing the decadent and dark crime series set in pre-Nazi Germany

Netflix found another quality coproduction in Germany's "Babylon Berlin," a crime series and binge-worthy period piece. The third season has been bought in 35 countries, and will continue streaming in the US on Netflix. Set in Berlin, the decadent capital of the 1920s Weimar Republic, the show's first two seasons are now available on Netflix. In the wake of its success with the German sci-fi thriller "Dark," Netflix found another quality coproduction from Germany last year in the 1920s-set cr...
Tags: Apple, UK, Australia, China, Germany, Berlin, US, Trends, Netflix, Hungary, Ireland, Poland, Npr, Wall Street Journal, Marvel Studios, Weimar


On 2nd day of strike Polish teachers want talks with govt

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The head of Poland’s main teachers’ union is calling for urgent mediation with the government to end a nationwide strike that has entered a second day and is threatening upcoming graduation exams. The indefinite strike started Monday after teachers’ pay negotiations with the government failed Sunday, when two major unions found […]
Tags: Business, News, Nation, Poland, Warsaw Poland


Poland’s taxi drivers hold up traffic over ride-hailing law

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hundreds of taxi drivers drove at a crawl and walked in Poland’s capital to protest a new law allowing and regulating ride-hailing services like Uber. The protesters who held up Warsaw traffic on Monday said the law adopted by the government last week will put cabbies out of work by subjecting […]
Tags: Business, News, Nation, Poland, Warsaw, Poland AP


By 2030, Eastern Europe Be Able to Hold Its Own Against Conventional Attack from Russia

Russia has an economy that is about 2.5 times larger than Poland. Poland’s economy is growing a bit faster than Russia and Poland plans to increase military spending in 2030 to 2.5% of GDP... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Europe, Russia, Innovation, Poland, Poland Poland


Talks to avert teacher’s strike in Poland stalled

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish teachers may be going on strike next week after last-ditch talks with the government over their demands for higher pay appear to have stalled. Just days before key school exams, teachers’ unions rejected Friday government proposals of drawn-out pay hikes and changes to the monthly salary system. Deputy Prime Minister […]
Tags: Business, News, Nation, Poland, Warsaw Poland


Loss Leader Fallacy; Ken Allen Turnaround; Henry McGovern; London Nov 11 – 12

Hello ScaleUps,  Hope it’s been a productive and purposeful week. Here are some insights/opportunities to help you outlearn/outthink the competition. (It) was like having a loss leader as the majority of our business.   Ken Allen Come Meet Henry McGovern -- Scaling AmRest to over 38,000 employees across 16 countries from his first Pizza Hut in Poland, Henry McGovern is flying over to keynote our ScaleUp Summit in Atlanta May 21 – 22. Outperforming the ent...
Tags: London, Leadership, NYC, US, Atlanta, Bloomberg, Harvard, Poland, DHL, Henry, David Rubenstein, Allen, Carlyle Group, JUN, Harrah, DHL Express


Monevo Review – An Excellent Place to Begin Your Loan Search

Looking for a loan? This is a great place to start. Monevo is free to use and can give you options in seconds. We’ll go through the pros and cons in our Monevo Review. Monevo Stephanie Colestock's rating 9.3 Interest Rates 8.5 Fees 10.0 ...
Tags: Reviews, Personal Finance, UK, Marketing, Customer Service, SSL, Poland, Better Business Bureau, UK Australia, UK USA Australia, Stephanie Colestock, Monevo Review, Monevo, Monevo Pricing Monevo, Try Monevo Customer Service, Monevo Pros


Nestle to face lawsuit saying Poland Spring water not from a spring

Poland Spring in Maine, which labels name as a source of the water, ‘commercially ran dry’ nearly 50 years ago, complaint saysA federal judge on Thursday rejected Nestle SA’s bid to dismiss a revised lawsuit claiming that it defrauded consumers by filling bottles of its Poland Spring water with ordinary groundwater.The US district Judge Jeffrey Alker Meyer said consumers from eight north-eastern states may pursue claims that Nestle Waters North America deceived them into overpaying by labeling P...
Tags: Business, US, US news, Maine, Poland, Nestle, Nestlé Waters North America, Nestle SA, Poland Spring, Law (US, Jeffrey Alker Meyer


ClearCourse Partnership to buy Circdata

ClearCourse Partnership LLP said March 28 that it acquired Circdata. Financial terms weren’t announced. Circdata, of the U.K., a provider of event technology. PRESS RELEASE ClearCourse acquires event technology provider Circdata Partnership of membership software companies expands offering into exhibition and conference space   London | 28 March 2019 –  ClearCourse Partnership LLP (“ClearCourse” or “the Partnership”), a group of innovative technology companies providing membership software...
Tags: UK, London, Microsoft, Trends, Poland, PE Deals, ClearCourse Partnership LLP, ClearCourse, Circdata Financial, Circdata, Circdata Partnership, Newbury Circdata, Chris Clipston, James Ormiston Circdata, MillerTech Silverbear Clear Direct Debit, Partnership Circdata


China Synergy Fund and Trail Capital to buy Electropoli

China Synergy Fund, which is co-managed by CICC Capital and TPG, and Trail Capital, a Paris-based private equity firm, have agreed to acquire Electropoli, a provider of surface treatment services in Europe. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE BEIJING, March 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — China Synergy Fund, co-managed by CICC Capital and TPG, today announces that it has entered into an exclusivity agreement with Impala to acquire Electropoli, a leading provider of surface treatment service...
Tags: Europe, Post, France, China, Trends, Beijing, Frankfurt, Czech Republic, Paris, Shanghai, Poland, Shenzhen, Mainland China, Impala, TPG, PE Deals


Ukrainian workers, seeing little hope at home, head abroad

As Ukrainians get ready for a presidential election on Sunday, millions have already voted with their feet to leave a nation mired in corruption and inequality.
Tags: Finance, Article, Poland, Associated Press, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, 90c6aea3-1434-53f5-a924-44abb7987ec4, TERESIN


EU food safety check in Poland finds fault with documents

Poland's agriculture minister says that a European Commission's veterinary inspection has revealed irregularities in documents at slaughterhouses, but found no problems with the quality of the meat.
Tags: Finance, Eu, Article, Poland, European Commission, Associated Press, Warsaw, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, Fox-business/industries, Fox-business/health-care, Fox-business/economic-indicators, Fox-business/features, 04c90946-bd4c-53f1-8fed-cd87edff3efc


Denmark: No decision yet on Russian-German pipeline

BERLIN (AP) — Denmark’s foreign minister says his country hasn’t yet decided whether to allow a joint German-Russian gas pipeline to pass through its territorial waters, but suggested Moscow’s continued aggression in Ukraine was making it less likely to be approved. The Baltic Sea pipeline would bring Russian gas directly to Germany, skirting Poland and […]
Tags: Business, News, Germany, Berlin, Ukraine, Ap, Nation, Poland, Moscow, Denmark, Baltic Sea


Polish leader says adopting euro is not the priority

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s prime minister says his government’s priority is not to adopt the common European currency, the euro, but to raise people’s earnings to Western European levels. Premier Mateusz Morawiecki was commenting Tuesday in reaction to the opposition, which said it would adopt the euro if it won power in parliamentary elections […]
Tags: Business, News, Nation, Poland, Warsaw Poland, Mateusz Morawiecki


Polish central bank controversy latest hit for ruling party

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s central bank revealed Wednesday that its head of public relations earns an unusually high salary, the latest embarrassment for the ruling right-wing party, which says it is focused on serving the country, not making money. The controversy around the state-backed central bank comes at a sensitive time of political campaigning […]
Tags: Business, News, Nation, Poland, Warsaw Poland


German hospital luring Brexit-worried Polish nurses from UK

DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Worried about Brexit? Come to Germany where you get better salaries, better weather, better food — and a shorter trip for visits home to Poland. That’s a German hospital’s pitch to Polish nurses working in Britain, who are among scores of European workers worried about what will happen to their work […]
Tags: Business, UK, News, Germany, Ap, Britain, Nation, Poland, Brexit, Duesseldorf Germany


There's a chemical in coffee that may cause cancer, but researchers have found a way to reduce your risk

Last year, a California judge ruled that coffee companies must post warnings about  a potential cancer-causing chemical in their brews. That chemical is acrylamide, and it's found in fried, baked, or roasted foods. S ome research has suggested that it could pose a health concern for humans.   But the US Food and Drug Administration has found that the low dose of acrylamide in coffee is safe to consume. The biotechnology company Novozymes has developed a way to reduce acrylamide concentr...
Tags: Food, Europe, UK, Sweden, California, US, Trends, Poland, Nielsen, Heinz, Burger King, Novozymes, McDonald, US Food and Drug Administration, IARC, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC


Equistone takes majority stake in RENA

Equistone Partners Europe has acquired a majority stake in RENA from Capvis AG. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Germany, Rena is a maker of machinery for wet-chemical surface treatments. PRESS RELEASE Munich/Gütenbach, 21 February 2019 – Funds advised by Equistone Partners Europe (“Equistone”), one of Europe’s leading mid-market private equity firms, have acquired a majority interest in the RENA group (“RENA” or “the company”) from funds advised by Capvis AG. The company, which is ba...
Tags: Asia, Europe, China, Germany, Singapore, Trends, Poland, North America, Equistone, Rena, PE Deals, Equistone Partners Europe, Black Forest Germany, Tanja Berg, Industrial/Manufacturing, Capvis AG


Banning Huawei from 5G would cause difficulties: T-Mobile Polska CEO

If Poland excludes Chinese tech giant Huawei from 5G development it would cause difficulties and possibly delay the network rollout, the chief executive of the Polish unit of T-Mobile said on Thursday.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Poland, Huawei, T Mobile


Here are the 5 hottest startups in Poland

You may know Poland for its unpronounceable surnames and sour cabbage in absolutely every meal possible, however, this Central European nation is so much more than pickled vegetables and delicious comfort food. In recent years, Poland has been receiving more attention on the startup scene and in tech news. Not only because Poles are the 4th largest audience of the HBO series Silicon Valley, but because it’s proving to be one of the most innovative up-and-coming startup hubs of the CEE region. Wi...
Tags: Startups, Business, Hbo, Poland, Silicon Valley, Tech5


Britain's EU workforce in decline as numbers from elsewhere soar

Number workers from EU27 nations falls by 61,000 as non-EU workforce hits record levelThe number of workers in the UK from elsewhere in the EU fell by 61,000 at a time when the number of British and non-EU workers soared, official figures show.There were an estimated 2.33 million workers from the EU27 in the UK between October to December in 2017, but that figure dropped to 2.27 million a year later. A notable drop in workers from A8 countries, which joined the bloc in 2004 and include Poland an...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, UK, Economics, Eu, European Union, UK News, Work & careers, Czech Republic, Britain, Poland, Uk Unemployment And Employment Statistics, Brexit


Poland's political leader on unprecedented defensive

Jaroslaw Kaczynski, Poland's most powerful politician who has built his position on a reputation of honesty and anti-communist convictions, suddenly finds himself embroiled in revelations over his involvement in complex business dealings and the presence in his inner circle of people with alleged communist ties.
Tags: Finance, Article, Poland, Associated Press, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, FBN, MONIKA SCISLOWSKA, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, 022c8487-9374-5951-a728-d7bb6fe7b91f


Poland to pay $414M for US-made rocket launching system

Poland's defense minister says the country is signing a $414 million deal with the U.S. government for the purchase of mobile artillery rocket systems.
Tags: Finance, US, Article, Poland, Associated Press, Warsaw, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, 58de8267-50f7-5862-95e8-c615e325827b


Lessons for Brexit from Norway’s hard border with Sweden

ORJE, Norway (AP) — With fresh snow crunching under their boots and a handful of papers to be checked and stamped, truck drivers from Latvia, Sweden and Poland make their way across Norway’s Orje customs station to a small office where their goods will be cleared out of the European Union and into Norway. While […]
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Sweden, European Union, Nation, Poland, Norway, Latvia Sweden, ORJE Norway


Oil execs should be tried for crimes against humanity, essayist Kate Aronoff argues

A new essay published in Jacobin argues that the time has come to try the executives of oil companies for crimes against humanity as a result of their actions promoting climate change.There is a legal precedent, as the heads of several German companies were tired for such crimes after WWII.Even if it never comes to pass, discussing the idea could give us a sense of what steps to make the world a greener place are possible.The threat posed by climate change is planetary in scale and deadly seriou...
Tags: Prison, Climate Change, Nazis, Environment, Oil, America, European Union, United States, Paris, Innovation, Poland, World Health Organization, Bp, Nazi, Nuremberg, Criminal Justice


AEG Facilities and Onex-backed SMG to merge

AEG Facilities, AEG’s venue management subsidiary and SMG, which is backed by Onex, have agreed to merge to form a global facility management and venue services company. No financial terms were disclosed. The newly combined company will operate as ASM Global and be headquartered in Los Angeles. At the closing of the deal, Onex and AEG’s subsidiary will each own 50 percent of ASM Global. PRESS RELEASE LOS ANGELES & WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. & TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AEG Facilities, the venue managem...
Tags: Europe, London, Board of Directors, Berlin, Toronto, Los Angeles, Trends, Wes, M&a, Poland, Philadelphia, Aeg, Bob, Staples Center, Newman, Los Angeles California


Let me Focus – An iOS app to keep you focused

Keeping oneself focused on the task at hand and finishing it with satisfaction has been the greatest clear and present challenge mankind is facing. With hundreds of apps vying attention, some find it difficult to keep their focus intact for a few minutes. Let Me Focus helps you keeping yourself focused and achieve mindfulness. One can set a specific time duration, or rather ‘focus session’ during which the app stops all the incoming notifications. Specially useful, while going before sleep or at...
Tags: Business, India, Poland, ConsumerTech


Should You Hire a Freelance Designer or a Design Agency?

By Natalia Raben As a startup or a small business, you should be aware of the importance of branding and include it on your priority list. Logo, brand identity and packaging design costs should be included in your startup investment. However, who should you hire to design your branding? A freelance designer or a design agency? There are benefits to both, but which one works better for the size of your company, budget and needs? Design Agency Let’s start with a design agency. Agency tends to feat...
Tags: Business, UK, Sales & Marketing, Netherlands, Oxford, Poland, Agency, Right Now, LinkedIn Design, Natalia Raben, Singapore Natalia



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