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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…]

Wu ready to kickstart the march of the Chinese

Wu ready to kickstart the march of the Chinese

Published 18/09/2017

The long-predicted march of Chinese men into the top echelons of tennis has been so slow to emerge that some observers have started asking when it will happen. [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…]

Tennis-Wang stuns Mladenovic, Kerber gets Osaka revenge

Tennis-Wang stuns Mladenovic, Kerber gets Osaka revenge

Published 18/09/2017

China's Wang Qiang inflicted a 'double bagel' on eighth seed Kristina Mladenovic of France in the first round of the Pan Pacific Open on Monday. [more…]

Soccer-Ronaldo returns as Madrid aim to pressure leaders Barcelona

Soccer-Ronaldo returns as Madrid aim to pressure leaders Barcelona

Published 18/09/2017

Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo will return to action against Real Betis on Wednesday after serving a five-match suspension, as the champions look to keep the pressure on La Liga leaders Barcelona. [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…]

Basketball: Unsung hero Kokoskov still humble after Slovenia feat

Basketball: Unsung hero Kokoskov still humble after Slovenia feat

Published 18/09/2017

Slovenia’s historic triumph at the European basketball championship left their coach Igor Kokoskov as the unsung hero after the Alpine country’s impressive 93-85 win over Serbia in a rip-roaring final in Istanbul. [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…]

Hundreds of thousands to rally for Catalan independence from Spain

Hundreds of thousands to rally for Catalan independence from Spain

Published 11/09/2017

Hundreds of thousands of Catalans are expected to rally in the streets of Barcelona on Monday in what campaigners hope will be a show of support for independence after Madrid moved to block a planned referendum on the region's split from Spain. [more…]

Wu wins China first boys` grand slam title at U.S. Open

Wu wins China first boys` grand slam title at U.S. Open

Published 11/09/2017

Wu Yibing gave China its first boys' grand slam singles champion at the U.S. Open on Sunday, hailing his triumph at Flushing Meadows as proof that his country's males were also capable of playing good tennis. [more…]