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March 6, 2015 7:10 AM What will life be like after central bankers stop intervening?

In most superhero movies, a dysfunctional government struggles to maintain law and order before a caped crusader comes to the rescue. For European markets, central banks have played the superhero role to great effect in recent years. But what happens if their powers fade? Are we prepared for a return to the volatility of old and a more challenging path for investors 3

March 5, 2015 11:56 PM WHO calls on countries to reduce sugars intake among adults and children

A new WHO guideline recommends adults and children reduce their daily intake of free sugars to less than 10% of their total energy intake. A further reduction to below 5% or roughly 25 grams (6 teaspoons) per day would provide additional health benefits. Free sugars refer to monosaccharides (such as glucose, fructose) and disaccharides (such as sucrose 16

March 5, 2015 9:39 PM Greece vs. Germany: Two Competing National Narratives

The tone of Europe’s political debate about keeping Greece afloat has turned bitter, particularly between Germans and Greeks. One important reason is the stories the two nations are telling themselves about their own recent history. Germans see themselves as having built economic success from the ashes of World War II through self-sacrifice, personal 23 16

March 5, 2015 8:51 PM American Real Estate Buyers Take Advantage of the Falling Euro

Lisa Suydam went into contract on a Paris pied-à-terre in November, but the deal still hasn’t closed, because the seller needs more time. Ms. Suydam couldn’t be happier. “Every point that the euro drops, I’m saving money. Not closing has saved me lots,” said the 62-year-old retired international flight attendant. Last fall, when she agreed to pay €690,000 for a 366-square-foot 139 10

March 5, 2015 4:35 PM Draghi ties ECB's Greek funding to bailout compliance

NICOSIA/ATHENS (Reuters) - The European Central Bank will resume normal lending to Greek banks only when it sees Athens is complying with its bailout program and is on track to receive a favorable review, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Thursday. He also made clear the euro zone bank would not raise a limit on Athens' issuance of short-term debt to help leftist 2

March 5, 2015 3:48 PM New WHO guideline clamps down on intake of free sugars Medical News Today

Glucose, fructose, sucrose and table sugar are all examples of free sugars. These sugars are found naturally in honey, syrups and fruit juices, but can also be added to food and drink by manufacturers. The World Health Organization (WHO) explain that much of the sugar consumed these days is concealed within processed foods that are not necessarily perceived 20

March 5, 2015 1:40 PM Real Madrid defends its league lead against Athletic Bilbao

Athletic Bilbao's challenge, as usual, will be to stop Cristiano Ronaldo. Only a few days after reaching the Copa del Rey final, Athletic will host Real Madrid and the Portugal winger on Saturday in the Spanish league. Ronaldo has scored 39 goals in 36 games this season, including the team's lone goal in a 1-1 draw against Villarreal last weekend 2

March 5, 2015 12:50 PM ECB to raise growth forecasts, flesh out bond-buying plan

NICOSIA/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Keen to keep a low profile over the Greek crisis, the European Central Bank will focus on improved growth prospects on Thursday and unveil some but not all the details of its 1 trillion euros-plus bond buying plan. The ECB, which left interest rates on hold at record lows at its meeting off-base in Cyprus, will probably 2

March 5, 2015 12:38 PM Spain sees energy deal as EU step to cut Russia dependence

BRUSSELS (AP) — Spain has welcomed a new agreement to connect its energy network with those in Portugal and France as a major step toward breaking Europe's dependence on Russian gas supplies. Spanish Energy Minister Jose Manuel Soria said Thursday the deal to double the electricity interconnection capacity between the three countries and kick-start a major 4

March 5, 2015 10:12 AM Spain Sees Energy Deal as EU Step to Cut Russia Dependence

Spain says that a new agreement to connect its energy networks with Portugal and France is a major step toward breaking Europe's dependence on Russian gas supplies. Spanish Energy Minister Jose Manuel Soria said Thursday that the deal to double the electricity interconnection capacity between the three countries and kick start a major gas project is "a very important 14