Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen will face one another in the final round of the French presidential election on May 7, according to exit polls released at 8:00 p.m. local time. » Read More
By: Gemma Acton
The far-right's Marine Le Pen has warned that France's "survival is at stake" shortly after round one of the presidential election. » Read More
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The euro reached a five-and-a-half month high against the dollar when markets opened Sunday evening as exit polls in the French presidential election indicated a victory for centrist Macron. » Read More
A second round runoff between hard-left French presidential candidate and his far-right opponent would be the "worst-case scenario" for France, the chief executive of Publicis has said. » Read More
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Fresh jobs data in the U.K. managed to surprise market analysts on Wednesday, with benefit claimant figures actually falling.
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BHP Billiton reported a record $6.4 billion annual loss on Tuesday, hammered by a bad bet on shale, a dam disaster in Brazil and a commodities slump.
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The Hornsea Project Two offshore windfarm – set to be the largest in the world – received the green light from the U.K. government on Tuesday.
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Amazon sent a buzz around Finland last week as it sought out tech stars, boosting the country's start-up scene in the process.
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Five-star hotels and luxury tour operators are trying new gambits to lure in the growing pool of female million- and billionaires.
Another nation is set to extract oil and expects to be adding to global production by June next year.