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Merkel fourth term in doubt as German coalition talks fail

Merkel fourth term in doubt as German coalition talks fail

Published 20/11/2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) during the exploratory talks about forming a new coalition government in Berlin, Germany, November 19, [more…]

Asia stocks wilt, German coalition impasse hits euro

Asia stocks wilt, German coalition impasse hits euro

Published 20/11/2017

People walk past an electronic board showing exchange rate between Japanese Yen and U.S. Dollar outside a brokerage at a business district in Tokyo, Japan [more…]

Alibaba goes offline with $2.9 billion stake in China’s top grocer

Alibaba goes offline with $2.9 billion stake in China’s top grocer

Published 20/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: An employee is seen behind a glass wall with the logo of Alibaba at the company's headquarters on the outskirts of Hangzhou, Zhejiang [more…]

Dimitrov comes of age to win ATP Finals title

Dimitrov comes of age to win ATP Finals title

Published 20/11/2017

Tennis - ATP World Tour Finals - The O2 Arena, London, Britain - November 19, 2017 Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov celebrates with the trophy after winning [more…]

Avolon firms up deal for 75 Boeing jets, may order 20 more

Avolon firms up deal for 75 Boeing jets, may order 20 more

Published 19/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: Boeing's logo is seen during Japan Aerospace 2016 air show in Tokyo, Japan, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File PhotoHONG KONG/PARIS (Reuters) - Chinese-owned [more…]

Airbus faces tricky hurdles over stalled A380 Emirates deal

Airbus faces tricky hurdles over stalled A380 Emirates deal

Published 19/11/2017

An Airbus A380, the world's largest jetliner, takes part in flying display, during the 52nd Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Airport near Paris, France [more…]

Natixis ups dividend payout target in new three-year plan

Natixis ups dividend payout target in new three-year plan

Published 19/11/2017

The logo of French bank Natixis is seen outside of one of their offices in Paris, France, January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Jacky NaegelenPARIS (Reuters) - France’s [more…]

‘King of Cling’ fashion designer Azzedine Alaia dies at 77

‘King of Cling’ fashion designer Azzedine Alaia dies at 77

Published 18/11/2017

PARIS (Reuters) - Tunisian-born fashion designer Azzedine Alaia, who dressed stars from Greta Garbo to Grace Jones and Lady Gaga, died in Paris at the [more…]

Large U.S. farm study finds no cancer link to Monsanto weedkiller

Large U.S. farm study finds no cancer link to Monsanto weedkiller

Published 18/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: Monsanto's research farm is pictured near Carman, Manitoba, Canada August 3, 2017. REUTERS/Zachary Prong/File Photo (This Nov 9 story corrects paragraph 11 to [more…]

Vivendi’s music unit UMG worth more than $40 billion, CEO says

Vivendi’s music unit UMG worth more than $40 billion, CEO says

Published 17/11/2017

BARCELONA/LONDON (Reuters) - Vivendi’s Universal Music Group (UMG) could be worth more than $40 billion, Chief Executive Arnaud de Puyfontaine said on Friday, helping to [more…]