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McIlroy wins Players Championship by one stroke in Florida

McIlroy wins Players Championship by one stroke in Florida

Published 18/03/2019

(Reuters) - Rory McIlroy celebrated St Patrick’s Day in style by becoming the first player from Northern Ireland to win the Players Championship, emerging as [more…]

Golf: European winners of Players Championship

Golf: European winners of Players Championship

Published 18/03/2019

(Reuters) - European winners of the Players Championship after Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy triumphed at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra, Florida on Sunday: 1987 - [more…]

Spanish impressionist Sorolla gets royal treatment in London

Spanish impressionist Sorolla gets royal treatment in London

Published 14/03/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The first major exhibition in more than a century of Spanish impressionist painter Joaquín Sorolla opens in London on Wednesday attended by [more…]

Serena Williams retires ill at Indian Wells

Serena Williams retires ill at Indian Wells

Published 11/03/2019

(Reuters) - An ill Serena Williams retired from the BNP Paribas Open while trailing Spain’s Garbine Muguruza 6-3 1-0 at Indian Wells on Sunday. Williams [more…]

Mooing, no booing for roller-skating Spanish farmer with a dream

Mooing, no booing for roller-skating Spanish farmer with a dream

Published 06/03/2019

LLANUCES, Spain (Reuters) - After tending to his cows all day, Pablo Pato swept the hay off the floor and transformed, almost Cinderella-like, into a [more…]

Slowdown to showdown: Five questions for the ECB

Slowdown to showdown: Five questions for the ECB

Published 04/03/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Two months after ending its massive stimulus scheme, the European Central Bank faces growing pressure to address how it will protect the [more…]

French tax on internet giants could yield 500 million euros per…

French tax on internet giants could yield 500 million euros per…

Published 03/03/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - A three percent tax on the French revenue of large internet companies could yield 500 million euros (568.5 million pounds) per year, [more…]

Euro zone’s triple-A bond drought persists after ECB steps away

Euro zone’s triple-A bond drought persists after ECB steps away

Published 01/03/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - High-grade euro zone debt remains scarce even though the European Central Bank has stopped its huge purchases of new bonds, intensifying concerns [more…]

Art or show? 200,000 euros to burn down a statue of Spain’s king

Art or show? 200,000 euros to burn down a statue of Spain’s king

Published 28/02/2019

MADRID (Reuters) - If you want a 4-metre (13-foot) sculpture of Spain’s King Felipe and have a spare 200,000 euros ($228,000) you are in luck. [more…]

Europe’s satellites flying blind as space junk spreads: ESA adviser

Europe’s satellites flying blind as space junk spreads: ESA adviser

Published 28/02/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Europe needs its own technology to guard against a growing threat to its satellites from space junk ranging from dead satellites to [more…]