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  • BERLIN— Britain will not start exit talks with the European Union until "our objectives are clear"— and that won't be this year, Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday, at her first meeting with an EU leader as the U.K. begins the long, uncertain process of leaving the bloc. May met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, on her first foreign trip as Britain's...

  • PARIS— French workers lost some of their famed labor protections Wednesday, as the government tries to keep up with the global economy by weakening union powers and giving employers more freedom to fire people and lengthen their hours. The bill unleashed months of violent protests and tore apart his Socialist Party, and the government had to force it through...

  • Theresa May

    France's former PM Dominique de Villepin has delivered a damning verdict on the U.K's new leader, as well as on German financial management.

  • Turkey is largely dependent on imports for its growing energy needs and relies heavily on tourism as well as investment flows to stock and bond markets to help fund its current account deficit, which stood at over $32 billion in 2015, or about 4.5 percent of GDP. "If uncertainty persists, it will likely induce capital flight out of Turkey." Erdogan is a polarizing...

  • *FTSE 100 posts 4th straight week of gains. LONDON, July 15- Britain's top share index edged higher on Friday, though travel-related stocks fell after an attack in the French city of Nice that killed more than 80 people. The FTSE was also subdued on the first session after the Paris attacks in November but gained 3.5 percent over the following week as the market...

  • *Travel stocks fall after attack in French city of Nice. LONDON, July 15- The shares of European travel and leisure companies fell on Friday, weighing on the region's stock markets, after an attack in the French city of Nice that killed more than 80 people. "This is especially true in France where there is already concern that the drop in Sterling will impact tourism...

  • HADLEY'S STANDUP APPROX. 1 MIN

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports from the Promenade des Anglais where mourners are gathering near the scene of the terror attack. Normal life is resuming, but can France keep its citizens safe?

  • LONDON, July 15- Emerging stocks were set to end Friday with the biggest weekly gains since March, buoyed by policy-easing prospects at home and abroad although many markets retreated after a deadly militant attack in France soured the mood. A gunman at the wheel of a heavy truck ploughed into Bastille Day holiday crowds in the French Riviera city of Nice late on...

  • Could anything have been done by French security forces to prevent the attack in Nice? Alan Mendoza, founder of The Henry Jackson Society, discusses.

  • French President Francois Hollande spoke about the Nice attack and extended the state of emergency in the country.

    Alan Mendoza, founder of the Henry Jackson Society, discusses French President Francois Hollande’s response to the terror attack that took place in Nice.

  • David Lea, senior Europe analyst at Control Risks, talks about the “cat and mouse game” authorities must play with terrorists.

  • A soldier stands beside the body of one of the scores of people killed on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice when a truck hit a crowd celebrating Bastille Day.

    The number of people killed when an attacker drove a truck into a Bastille Day crowd continued to rise, as information emerged about the driver's identity.

  • Bastille Day Attacks: What happened

    Just as the fireworks ended on Bastille Day in the French city of Nice, a truck driver drove into the crowd, killing at least 84 people. NBC reports.

  • *FTSE 100 heads for 4th week of gains. LONDON, July 15- Britain's top share index edged lower on Friday, with mining and energy shares losing ground on weaker commodities prices and travel-related stocks falling after an attack in the French city of Nice that killed more than 80 people. The FTSE was also subdued on the first session after the Paris attacks in...

  • Police officers and rescue workers stand near a van that ploughed into a crowd leaving a fireworks display in the French Riviera town of Nice on July 14, 2016.

    A truck ploughed through people celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France, killing at least 84. These are the scenes from the attack.

  • *Travel stocks fall after attack in French city of Nice. LONDON, July 15- The shares of European travel and leisure companies fell on Friday, weighing on the region's stock markets, after an attack in the French city of Nice that killed more than 80 people. A gunman at the wheel of a heavy truck plowed into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice late on Thursday,...

  • This type of attack could happen anywhere, anytime: Moniquet

    Claude Moniquet, journalist & former intelligence agent at French Directorate-General for External Security, says it was unlikely that anything could have been prevented from an intelligence perspective, when discussing the Bastille Day attack.

  • The driver was not known as an extremist: Moniquet

    Claude Moniquet, journalist & former intelligence agent at French Directorate-General for External Security, says there needs to be a balance between security and civil liberties.

  • LONDON, July 15- European stock markets fell on Friday, with the shares of travel and leisure companies dropping after an attack in the French city of Nice that killed more than 80 people. A gunman at the wheel of a heavy truck ploughed into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice late on Thursday, killing at least 84 people and injuring scores more in what French...

  • Bastille Day attack: Death toll rises

    NBC News London’s Matt Bradley talks about what we know about the attacker who killed at least 84 people in Nice on Bastille Day.