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No-deal Brexit could deepen Europe’s shortage of medicines: experts

No-deal Brexit could deepen Europe’s shortage of medicines: experts

Published 12/08/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - As the Oct. 31 deadline for Britain to leave the European Union approaches, health professionals are warning that shortages of some medicines [more…]

Lack of G7, IMF support seen dimming impact of U.S. move on China’s…

Lack of G7, IMF support seen dimming impact of U.S. move on China’s…

Published 11/08/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China is unlikely to face serious consequences from the Trump administration’s decision to label it a currency manipulator given the apparent lack [more…]

French ‘Flying Man’ crosses Channel on jet-powered hoverboard

French ‘Flying Man’ crosses Channel on jet-powered hoverboard

Published 05/08/2019

SANGATTE, France/SAINT MARGARET’S BAY, Britain (Reuters) - French inventor Franky Zapata on Sunday succeeded in crossing the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard he designed, [more…]

French hoverboard inventor readies second Channel crossing bid

French hoverboard inventor readies second Channel crossing bid

Published 03/08/2019

SANGATTE, France (Reuters) - A French inventor will on Sunday make his second attempt to cross the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard he designed, [more…]

Iran says meeting with parties to nuclear deal ‘constructive’

Iran says meeting with parties to nuclear deal ‘constructive’

Published 29/07/2019

VIENNA (Reuters) - An emergency meeting with parties to Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal was constructive but there are unresolved issues and Tehran will continue to [more…]

Merger cheer, Sanofi lift European shares- Fed in focus

Merger cheer, Sanofi lift European shares- Fed in focus

Published 29/07/2019

(Reuters) - European shares recovered from early losses on Monday, fueled by a surge in the London Stock Exchange Group on its potential deal to [more…]

Britain is turbo-charging no-deal Brexit preparations: foreign…

Britain is turbo-charging no-deal Brexit preparations: foreign…

Published 29/07/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is turbo-charging its no-deal Brexit preparations and will be ready to leave the European Union with or without a deal on [more…]

Britain warns EU: change your ‘stubborn’ position or face no-deal…

Britain warns EU: change your ‘stubborn’ position or face no-deal…

Published 29/07/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain warned the European Union on Monday it needed to change its ‘stubborn’ position on Brexit if a no-deal exit was to [more…]

Cruz-Diez, Venezuelan kinetic artist, dies in Paris at 95

Cruz-Diez, Venezuelan kinetic artist, dies in Paris at 95

Published 29/07/2019

CARACAS (Reuters) - Carlos Cruz-Diez, a Venezuelan artist who shaped the field of kinetic and optical art during the 20th century, died in Paris on [more…]

Trump says U.S. could tax French wine in retaliation for digital tax

Trump says U.S. could tax French wine in retaliation for digital tax

Published 27/07/2019

WASHINGTON/PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to tax French wines on Friday in retaliation for France’s recent proposal to levy a tax aimed [more…]