Archive June 2014

UK PM Cameron’s former aide Coulson to be re-tried over royal payments

UK PM Cameron’s former aide Coulson to be re-tried over royal payments

Published 30/06/2014

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron's ex-media chief Andy Coulson, found guilty last week over phone-hacking while editing a Rupert Murdoch tabloid, will [more…]

ECB to wait for June measures to bite as inflation stays low

Published 30/06/2014

BRUSSELS/ FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Euro zone inflation remained stuck at levels last seen during the 2009 recession and lending to companies and households contracted again, [more…]

Modi pitches India’s frugal space prowess at rocket launch

Modi pitches India’s frugal space prowess at rocket launch

Published 30/06/2014

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Newly elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a pitch for India to be the world's low-cost space technology supplier after witnessing [more…]

Euro zone loans slump, ECB waits for new measures to kick in

Euro zone loans slump, ECB waits for new measures to kick in

Published 30/06/2014

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Lending to households and firms in the euro zone contracted more sharply in May than a month earlier, highlighting the economic weakness [more…]

Bum parachute mars NASA ‘saucer’ test flight

Bum parachute mars NASA ‘saucer’ test flight

Published 28/06/2014

CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - A helium balloon carrying an experimental saucer-shaped NASA spacecraft floated off a launch tower at the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile [more…]

Iraqi parties pursue talks that could oust Maliki over insurgency

Iraqi parties pursue talks that could oust Maliki over insurgency

Published 28/06/2014

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi party leaders planned delicate talks that could end Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's divisive rule after a top Shi'ite cleric called for [more…]

CEO Bonnafe tells employees BNP to be heavily sanctioned by U.S.

CEO Bonnafe tells employees BNP to be heavily sanctioned by U.S.

Published 28/06/2014

PARIS (Reuters) - Jean-Laurent Bonnafe, Chief Executive Officer at BNP Paribas, said in a message to employees that the French bank will be heavily penalised [more…]

HP to settle suits over Autonomy deal- make claim against ex-CEO Lynch

Published 28/06/2014

(Reuters) - Hewlett-Packard Co HPQ.N and attorneys representing shareholders have agreed to settle litigation over its troubled $11.1 billion acquisition of British software company Autonomy [more…]

Sarajevo marks war centennial with message of unity to divided country

Sarajevo marks war centennial with message of unity to divided country

Published 28/06/2014

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Sarajevo marked the centennial on Saturday of a prince’s murder that lit the fuse for World War One, offering a message of [more…]

Thai Airways names new acting president

Thai Airways names new acting president

Published 28/06/2014

BANGKOK (Reuters) - The board of Thai Airways International Pcl has appointed Air Chief Marshal Siwakiat Jayema as acting president from July 1 as the [more…]