Western Europe

Iran has not ruled out talks to end nuclear dispute, says official

Iran has not ruled out talks to end nuclear dispute, says official

Published 20/01/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Monday that it had not closed the “door to negotiations” in efforts to resolve a dispute over its nuclear [more…]

Gauff completes double eclipse of Venus

Gauff completes double eclipse of Venus

Published 20/01/2020

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Coco Gauff shone on her Australian Open debut on Monday as she knocked Venus Williams out of the first round in a [more…]

Telecoms group Iliad formally launches 1.4 billion euro capital increase

Telecoms group Iliad formally launches 1.4 billion euro capital increase

Published 20/01/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - French telecoms and media group Iliad formally launched on Monday its previously announced plan for a 1.4 billion euros ($1.6 billion) capital [more…]

Briton Evans pats stomach after fulfilling comeback win

Briton Evans pats stomach after fulfilling comeback win

Published 20/01/2020

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Dan Evans, urged to “miss a few meals” earlier this month by Britain captain Tim Henman, patted his stomach after completing a [more…]

Shapovalov shouts at chair umpire in shock first-round exit

Shapovalov shouts at chair umpire in shock first-round exit

Published 20/01/2020

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Canadian young gun Denis Shapovalov raged at the chair umpire before succumbing to nerves as he crashed out of the Australian Open [more…]

Fines for European privacy breaches reach 114 million euros: report

Fines for European privacy breaches reach 114 million euros: report

Published 20/01/2020

MUNICH (Reuters) - European regulators have imposed 114 million euros ($126 million) in fines for data breaches since tougher privacy rules came into force in [more…]

Tesla moves a step closer to opening first European factory with German property deal

Tesla moves a step closer to opening first European factory with German property deal

Published 19/01/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - U.S. electric car pioneer Tesla (TSLA.O) has agreed to buy a property on the outskirts of Berlin, bringing it a step closer [more…]

EU industry chief dismisses fears strict security rules could delay 5G

EU industry chief dismisses fears strict security rules could delay 5G

Published 19/01/2020

PARIS/MUNICH (Reuters) - European industrial policy chief Thierry Breton dismissed claims that relying on European companies to build a 5G network would delay its rollout, [more…]

Italy confirms long-lost Klimt painting hidden in wall is authentic

Italy confirms long-lost Klimt painting hidden in wall is authentic

Published 18/01/2020

ROME (Reuters) - Authorities in the Italian town of Piacenza on Friday confirmed a painting found hidden in a wall of the local art gallery [more…]

Banker fined $58 million for smuggling Picasso painting out of Spain

Banker fined $58 million for smuggling Picasso painting out of Spain

Published 16/01/2020

MADRID (Reuters) - An 83-year-old former Spanish bank chairman was fined 52 million euros ($58 million) on Thursday after being convicted of smuggling a Pablo [more…]