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Italy stops ship with migrants, turns up pressure on EU allies

Italy stops ship with migrants, turns up pressure on EU allies

Published 10/07/2018

ROME (Reuters) - Italy has refused to allow a commercial vessel flying an Italian flag to bring ashore rescued migrants, sticking to a hardline policy [more…]

Southgate forced England to face up to Iceland debacle

Southgate forced England to face up to Iceland debacle

Published 10/07/2018

REPINO, Russia (Reuters) - There has been a relentless positivity and forward-looking tenor to England’s approach to this World Cup but before the adventure in [more…]

National tensions simmer ahead of Belgium-France World Cup semi-final

National tensions simmer ahead of Belgium-France World Cup semi-final

Published 10/07/2018

PARIS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - It’s a showdown between “Asterix” and “Tintin”. Les Bleus (The Blues) versus Les Diables Rouges (The Red Devils). France against Belgium. The [more…]

Iran vows to sell as much oil as it can in face of U.S. sanctions

Iran vows to sell as much oil as it can in face of U.S. sanctions

Published 10/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran’s vice president acknowledged on Tuesday that U.S. sanctions would hurt the economy, but promised to “sell as much oil as we [more…]

Old fashion: Vintage boom buoys RealReal and jolts luxury labels

Old fashion: Vintage boom buoys RealReal and jolts luxury labels

Published 10/07/2018

PARIS/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Second-hand fashion, once confined to thrift stores, is outstripping sales growth in the primary luxury goods sector, helping market leader The [more…]

Supreme Court nominee has been a foe of emissions rules

Supreme Court nominee has been a foe of emissions rules

Published 10/07/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Brett Kavanaugh, nominated on Monday to be a Supreme Court justice by U.S. President Donald Trump, is a long-time skeptic of business [more…]

Danone investigates Aptamil baby milk complaints

Danone investigates Aptamil baby milk complaints

Published 09/07/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - French food group Danone is investigating reports that its new Aptamil baby milk formula has made some infants unwell in Britain. Parents [more…]

Banksy’s subversive art draws tourists and locals in Paris

Banksy’s subversive art draws tourists and locals in Paris

Published 09/07/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - British graffiti artist Banksy, known for his politically charged sketches on walls from London to New York to Gaza City, has descended [more…]

Polanski’s wife says ‘Non merci!’ to Oscars’ academy invite

Polanski’s wife says ‘Non merci!’ to Oscars’ academy invite

Published 08/07/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - Actress Emmanuelle Seigner on Sunday rejected an invitation to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, in a column in [more…]

Airbus CEO steps up warning on danger of hard Brexit

Airbus CEO steps up warning on danger of hard Brexit

Published 06/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The head of Airbus (AIR.PA) warned the British government on Friday that in a worst-case scenario Brexit could result in production at [more…]