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  • LONDON, April 5- European shares struggled to find direction on Wednesday, making slight gains as strength in oil and basic resource stocks outweighed weaker autos and healthcare sectors. Euro zone businesses had their best quarter in six years, construction purchasing managers' indexes showed, with individual countries' data also improving, indicating...

  • LONDON, April 4- The number of new homes built in London will reach 46,500 this year but total completions will fall by a quarter at the turn of the decade, estate agents Savills said on Tuesday, in a further blow to efforts to tackle a mounting housing crisis. The government has set out plans to boost house builds in England from 190,000 homes a year to at least 250,000...

  • *Westinghouse bankruptcy could prompt mergers in Japan. *Three players compete for nuclear business in Japan. While this has been moribund since the 2011 Fukushima disaster, Japan still has dozens of reactors that need to be maintained and supplied with parts and fuel once operating.

  • TORONTO, March 30- An Ontario court judge on Thursday approved the sale of a downtown Toronto hotel and condominium high-rise bearing U.S. The court-run sale of the tower, which includes 211 hotel rooms, 74 residential units, as well as commercial, retail and amenity space, had received no bids apart from JCF Capital's stalking horse offer of C $298 million.

  • *EDF will respond to South Africa nuclear RFI in April. *Sees possibilities in eastern Europe, China, Saudi. PARIS, March 30- French utility EDF is making progress with plans to export nuclear reactors to India and South Africa and says it is in talks with several other countries about nuclear projects.

  • *FTSE 100 down 0.06 pct. LONDON, March 30- Britain's FTSE 100 ended little changed on Thursday with mining stocks providing the most support, while stocks trading without their dividends weighed on the market. Also dragging on the FTSE, SSE shares fell 1.5 percent after the energy supplier said dividend cover for its 2017/ 18 financial year would be at the lower end...

  • PARIS, March 30- Areva's nuclear foundry, under investigation for forging documents, should be able to restart by this summer and will be upgraded to make the largest nuclear components, a top company executive said on Thursday. Bernard Fontana, director of Areva's reactor unit Areva NP, told reporters on Thursday the company would not only ensure the foundry's...

  • PARIS, March 30- Areva's nuclear foundry, under investigation for forging documents, should be able to restart by this summer and will be upgraded to make the largest nuclear components, a top company executive said on Thursday. Bernard Fontana, director of Areva's reactor unit Areva NP, told reporters on Thursday the company would not only ensure the foundry's...

  • LONDON, March 30- Toshiba's Westinghouse, which filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday, has won approval for its AP1000 reactor design, Britain's nuclear regulator said on Thursday. The Office for Nuclear Regulation approval is needed before the design can be used at NuGeneration Ltd's Moorside new nuclear project in north west England, which consists of three...

  • LONDON, March 30- Toshiba's Westinghouse, which filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday, is on track to win approval for its AP1000 reactor design by the end of March, Britain's nuclear regulator said. The approval is necessary before the reactor can be used at NuGen's Moorside new nuclear project in north west England, which could generate around 7 percent of...

  • LONDON, March 30- Toshiba's Westinghouse, which filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday, is on track to win approval for its AP1000 reactor design by the end of March, Britain's nuclear regulator said. The approval is necessary before the reactor can be used at NuGen's Moorside new nuclear project in north west England, which could generate around 7 percent of...

  • LONDON, March 30- Toshiba's Westinghouse, which filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday, is on track to win approval for its AP1000 reactor design by the end of March, Britain's nuclear regulator said. The approval is necessary before the reactor can be used at NuGen's Moorside new nuclear project in north west England, which could generate around 7 percent of...

  • LONDON, March 30- Toshiba's Westinghouse, which filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday, is on track to win approval for its AP1000 reactor design by the end of March, Britain's nuclear regulator said. The approval is necessary before the reactor can be used at NuGen's Moorside new nuclear project in north west England, which could generate around 7 percent of...

  • *FTSE 100 up 0.1 pct. The FTSE 100 gained 0.1 percent as the market awaited further details of negotiating positions of Britain and the European Union after they formally embarked on complex talks towards Brexit on Wednesday. Britain was to set out its plan for converting EU laws into domestic law in a White Paper later in the day, and EU Council President Donald...

  • SHANGHAI, March 30- China's State Power Investment Corp said Westinghouse's bankruptcy filing would not have a "substantial impact" on the country's nuclear plans and the two sides would ensure a key AP1000 reactor project would be completed on schedule this year. The project is the world's first Westinghouse-designed AP1000 reactor project, being built at...

  • *Westinghouse secures $800 mln in debtor-in-possession financing. WILMINGTON, DEL./ TOKYO, March 29- Westinghouse Electric Co, a unit of Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corp, filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday, hit by billions of dollars of cost overruns at four nuclear reactors under construction in the U.S. The four reactors are part of two projects known as V.C....

  • March 29- If utilities in Georgia or South Carolina decide not to complete nuclear power reactors under construction by Westinghouse Electric Co following its bankruptcy, those units would join a long list of abandoned U.S. nuclear projects. Westinghouse, a unit of Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corp, is building two reactors for Georgia Power and partners at...

  • *Westinghouse secures $800 mln in debtor-in-possession financing. WILMINGTON, DEL./ TOKYO, March 29- Westinghouse Electric Co, a unit of Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corp, filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday, hit by billions of dollars of cost overruns at four nuclear reactors under construction in the U.S. Westinghouse and affiliates intend to use bankruptcy...

  • March 28- Electric bills in Georgia and South Carolina could rise more than customers expect if state utilities are left stranded by a Westinghouse Electric Co bankruptcy filing expected this week, consumer advocates said. U.S. nuclear developer Westinghouse is the lead contractor building two nuclear reactors each in Georgia and South Carolina, both of...

  • CORRECTED-SHARES OF MEXICAN CONSTRUCTION FIRM ICA GAIN MORE THAN 20 PCT AFTER POSTING FOURTH QUARTER PROFIT, TRADING SUSPENDED.