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Daimler warning pressures European shares, eyes on G20

Daimler warning pressures European shares, eyes on G20

Published 24/06/2019

(Reuters) - A profit warning from Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler dampened European stock markets early on Monday, as investors looked for direction to a G20 summit [more…]

Mini-bill plan creates fissures within Italy’s League

Mini-bill plan creates fissures within Italy’s League

Published 24/06/2019

MILAN (Reuters) - A controversial plan for Italy to issue so-called mini-bills to settle overdue state payments is opening cracks within the country’s ruling League [more…]

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei turns to opera with ‘Turandot’

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei turns to opera with ‘Turandot’

Published 21/06/2019

ROME (Reuters) - Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, known for his politically charged contemporary works, will try his hand at opera by directing “Turandot”, which is [more…]

Chanel, Fendi host tribute to grand couturier Karl Lagerfeld

Chanel, Fendi host tribute to grand couturier Karl Lagerfeld

Published 20/06/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - Amid colossal portraits and clean lines of black, white and red, Chanel, Fendi and a gaggle of stars paid homage to the [more…]

Oil group Total hopes new supercomputer will help it find oil…

Oil group Total hopes new supercomputer will help it find oil…

Published 18/06/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - Energy major Total said its new supercomputer - which has propelled it to a world ranking as the most powerful computer in [more…]

Creval says to spin off bad loans, triple net profit by 2021

Creval says to spin off bad loans, triple net profit by 2021

Published 18/06/2019

MILAN (Reuters) - Italian mid-sized lender Creval said on Tuesday it would spin off its bad debts into a separate unit and sell half of [more…]

Polkinghorne out, 16-year-old Fowler an option for Matildas

Polkinghorne out, 16-year-old Fowler an option for Matildas

Published 18/06/2019

(Reuters) - Australia central defender Clare Polkinghorne is unavailable for their final Group C game at the women’s World Cup, coach Ante Milicic has said, [more…]

Canada backs startup to boost data on space debris

Canada backs startup to boost data on space debris

Published 17/06/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - The Canadian government’s contracting arm is backing a proposed new satellite system that will use big data analytics to provide commercially available [more…]

France warns new European drone must be competitive on price

France warns new European drone must be competitive on price

Published 17/06/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - A next-generation drone being developed by several European nations must be price competitive or the project designed to project European unity and [more…]

Franco Zeffirelli, Italian film and opera director, dies at 96

Franco Zeffirelli, Italian film and opera director, dies at 96

Published 15/06/2019

ROME (Reuters) - Franco Zeffirelli, who directed the world’s greatest opera singers and brought Shakespeare to the cinema-going masses, has died. He was 96. In [more…]