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Airbus challenges Austrian allegations over Eurofighter deal

Airbus challenges Austrian allegations over Eurofighter deal

Published 18/09/2017

Airbus (AIR.PA) denied any wrongdoing in a submission on Monday to Austrian prosecutors investigating allegations of fraud and willful deception over a $2 billion fighter deal and threatened the country's defense minister with legal action. [more…]

Reuters survey: 10,000 UK finance jobs affected in Brexit`s first wave

Reuters survey: 10,000 UK finance jobs affected in Brexit`s first wave

Published 18/09/2017

Around 10,000 finance jobs will be shifted out of Britain or created overseas in the next few years if the UK is denied access to Europe's single market, according to a Reuters survey of firms employing the bulk of workers in international finance. [more…]

Euro crisis over, Portugal`s investment grade comeback cuts bond yields

Euro crisis over, Portugal`s investment grade comeback cuts bond yields

Published 18/09/2017

Portugal's 10-year bond yield hit its lowest level since January 2016 on Monday, driven by the country regaining an investment grade credit rating after 5-1/2 years, effectively drawing a line under its debt crisis. [more…]

Staying fit: Japan`s elderly hits record in challenge to labor market

Staying fit: Japan`s elderly hits record in challenge to labor market

Published 18/09/2017

Swinging dumbbells and chewing gum, several elderly Japanese gathered at a shrine in downtown Tokyo on Monday in sweltering temperatures, belying their age and importance in one of the world's most rapidly aging societies. [more…]

Mercedes must not drop the ball now, warns Wolff

Mercedes must not drop the ball now, warns Wolff

Published 18/09/2017

Mercedes will see Ferrari's Singapore self-destruction as a warning, even as they revel in Lewis Hamilton's sudden 28-point lead, that anything can happen in Formula One and nothing can be taken for granted. [more…]

Aston Martin wants to be more involved in F1

Aston Martin wants to be more involved in F1

Published 17/09/2017

British luxury sportscar maker Aston Martin is looking to get more engaged in Formula One, chief executive Andy Palmer said on Sunday amid speculation of a title partnership with Red Bull and future engine involvement. [more…]

Cassini spacecraft ends 13-year odyssey with fiery plunge into Saturn

Cassini spacecraft ends 13-year odyssey with fiery plunge into Saturn

Published 15/09/2017

The U.S. space agency NASA received a final signal from its Cassini spacecraft on Friday as it ended a groundbreaking, 13-year Saturn mission with a meteor-like plunge into the ringed planet's atmosphere. [more…]

YuMi the robot conducts Verdi with Italian orchestra

YuMi the robot conducts Verdi with Italian orchestra

Published 13/09/2017

YuMi the humanoid robot showed no signs of nerves on Tuesday night as it raised its baton to conduct the Lucca Philharmonic orchestra alongside Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli. [more…]

Insurers lead European shares higher as Hurricane Irma weakens

Insurers lead European shares higher as Hurricane Irma weakens

Published 11/09/2017

European shares rose on Monday, led by insurers as the downgrade of Hurricane Irma in the United States raised the prospect that costs for the industry may be lower than initially feared. [more…]

Del Toro`s fairy tale wins top prize at Venice Film Festival

Del Toro`s fairy tale wins top prize at Venice Film Festival

Published 10/09/2017

Mexican director Guillermo del Toro's "The Shape of Water", a dark fairy tale in which a mute cleaning lady falls in love with [more…]