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Spain’s Ortega leaps to rank as world’s third richest man: Forbes

Published 05/03/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Spain's Amancio Ortega, the co-founder of the Inditex fashion group, leapt over Warren Buffett and France's Bernard Arnault to become the [more…]

Spain, France to miss debt goals as euro zone stays in recession

Published 22/02/2013

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The euro zone will not return to growth until 2014 and struggling Spain and France will be among those who miss debt-cutting [more…]

Euro zone recovery hopes dealt a blow in February: PMIs

Euro zone recovery hopes dealt a blow in February: PMIs

Published 21/02/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - Hopes the euro zone might emerge from recession soon were dealt a blow on Thursday, as surveys showed the downturn in the [more…]

Analysis: Core problem for Europe as France, Germany drift apart

Analysis: Core problem for Europe as France, Germany drift apart

Published 20/02/2013

LONDON (Reuters)- Even as the euro zone periphery starts to spy some glimmers of hope, concern is mounting that Germany is drifting apart from other [more…]

Euro zone surveys to offer hope as Japan eases

Euro zone surveys to offer hope as Japan eases

Published 20/01/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - The prospect of stronger European manufacturing surveys and decisive monetary easing in Japan this week ought to bolster confidence that the global [more…]

Renault aims to cut 7,500 posts in France by 2016

Published 15/01/2013

PARIS (Reuters) - Renault (RENA.PA ) wants to cut 7,500 posts in France by 2016 to help boost competitiveness as its domestic and European markets [more…]

Chinese concerns over eurozone persist: French Finance Minister

Chinese concerns over eurozone persist: French Finance Minister

Published 08/01/2013

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese officials remain worried about the state of the euro, the visiting French finance minister said on Tuesday, while repeating assurances the [more…]

Turkey accuses EU of bigotry, says its reforms are ignored

Turkey accuses EU of bigotry, says its reforms are ignored

Published 31/12/2012

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey accused the European Union of bias and bigoted attitudes towards the EU candidate country on Monday and blamed it for undermining [more…]

EU budget talks dim after gesture to French, Poles

Published 23/11/2012

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Prospects of a deal on the European Union's long-term budget dimmed on Friday after a fresh compromise proposal offered concessions to France [more…]

Euro zone falls into second recession since 2009

Euro zone falls into second recession since 2009

Published 15/11/2012

BRUSSELS/BERLIN (Reuters) - The euro zone debt crisis dragged the bloc into its second recession since 2009 in the third quarter despite modest growth in [more…]