Archive April 2013

‘The Croods’ animate DreamWorks after ‘Guardians’ flop

Published 30/04/2013

(Reuters) - DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly results, helped by the worldwide success of its animated film, "The Croods", sending its shares up [more…]

Ireland proposes limited access to abortion amid heated debate

Ireland proposes limited access to abortion amid heated debate

Published 30/04/2013

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish government ministers agreed draft legislation on Tuesday to allow for limited access to abortion where a woman's life is in danger, [more…]

Cyprus bailout scrapes through island’s parliament

Cyprus bailout scrapes through island’s parliament

Published 30/04/2013

NICOSIA (Reuters) - Cyprus's parliament approved an EU bailout on Tuesday which will force it to wind down its second-largest bank and impose heavy losses [more…]

Boston Marathon bomb amputees offered prosthetics free of cost

Boston Marathon bomb amputees offered prosthetics free of cost

Published 30/04/2013

(Reuters) - A trade group representing makers of artificial limbs on Tuesday promised to provide prosthetics free of cost to the estimated 20 to 25 [more…]

Cyprus parliament approves bailout

Cyprus parliament approves bailout

Published 30/04/2013

NICOSIA (Reuters) - Cyprus's parliament approved on Tuesday an EU bailout including provisions to impose substantial losses on bank depositors and wind down one of [more…]

Column: Droughts put U.S. energy supply in peril

Published 30/04/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - Water and energy are inextricably linked. Power plants are the largest users of water in the United States, while substantial amounts of [more…]

Serbia-Kosovo deal with go ahead without vote: Serb PM

Serbia-Kosovo deal with go ahead without vote: Serb PM

Published 30/04/2013

BELGRADE (Reuters) - Serbia stepped back from holding a referendum on a landmark accord with its former Kosovo province on Tuesday, saying it would push [more…]

Earnings’ fun-house mirror: James Saft

Published 30/04/2013

(Reuters) - U.S. corporate earnings appear as if reflected in a distorting fun-house mirror: profits are huge but revenues strangely shrunken. Corporate profits have grown [more…]

Euro zone inflation fall, record jobless point to ECB rate cut

Published 30/04/2013

BRUSSELS/BERLIN (Reuters) - Inflation in the euro zone has fallen to a three-year low and unemployment has hit a new record, cementing expectations of an [more…]

Italy wants to renegotiate stability pact: minister

Italy wants to renegotiate stability pact: minister

Published 30/04/2013

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's new government wants to renegotiate the pact of stability with the European Union, the industry minister said in an interview on [more…]