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  • *Exxon Mobil front-runner for Mozambique LNG stake-sources. MILAN/ LONDON/ SINGAPORE, April 16- Anadarko Petroleum is considering selling its multi-billion dollar stake in Mozambique's giant gas reserves, with Exxon Mobil and Qatar Petroleum both showing interest, banking and industry sources said. The world's largest oil firm has been expected to follow...

  • Correction: Europe-Tourism Boost story Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 6:37 PM ET

    LISBON, Portugal— In a story April 15 about effect of the weakening euro on tourism in Europe, The Associated Press reported erroneously that 10 million Americans visited Paris last year, and that officials hoped the figure would rise 10 percent to 11 million this year. Weak euro adds to Europe's vacation lure for tourists from United States, China— and locals.

  • Memphis Group revival permeates Milan furniture fair Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 1:58 PM ET

    MILAN— The Memphis Group, a postmodern design movement that launched at the Milan Furniture Fair in 1981, was back to permeate this year's fair, not just with its acid colors and fanciful squiggles but with its pervasive search for clarity between the artistic and commercial. It was the freshest idea I had seen at a time when one idea could take over the whole city, "...

  • AMSTERDAM, April 16- Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne wants Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to play a key role in a consolidation of the global auto industry which he sees as inevitable to manage prohibitive capital costs. Speaking on Thursday to shareholders in Amsterdam, away from Fiat's historic roots in Turin and Chrysler's in Detroit, Marchionne said: "We...

  • 4 ways a surging dollar rattles world economies, markets Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 11:28 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The U.S. dollar hasn't been on a roll like this since Ronald Reagan sat in the White House and "Raiders of the Lost Ark" ruled the box office. Delta Air Lines said Wednesday that the strong dollar is hurting ticket sales in some foreign markets and announced plans to pull back international service, primarily in Japan, Brazil, India, Africa and the Middle...

  • LISBON, Portugal— Vacations in Europe have a new attraction: the euro's steep drop in value is making the continent much cheaper for tourists from across the world, especially the United States and China. That means the ingredients are in place for "a great year for tourism" in Europe, says Nick Greenfield, head of tour operator relations at the London- based European...

  • China headed for even slower growth?   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 6:06 AM ET
    China headed for even slower growth?

    CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports on China's slowest GDP growth in 6 years.

  • European markets close: Critical phase for Greece   Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 11:28 AM ET
    European markets close: Critical phase for Greece

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including Greek bond yields and Tullow oil.

  • BEIJING— The veteran European festival chief that Beijing hopes will raise the profile of its annual film event says his passion for movies stems from trips to China that started during the Cultural Revolution. Marco Mueller's latest of more than 100 trips to China is as general adviser to the fifth Beijing International Film Festival that opens Thursday.

  • Italian pizzerias are butting heads with McDonald’s over an advert that shows a child spurning a Neapolitan pizza slice in favor of a Happy Meal.

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to April 23 Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    STOCKHOLM- Sweden's Riksbank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley will participate in a seminar on pay formation that promotes the competitiveness of the manufacturing industry- 1135 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve issues the Beige Book of economic condition- 1800 GMT. WASHINGTON- Levy Economics Institute of Bard College holds 24th Annual Hyman P. Minsky...

  • First bacteria-infected olive trees felled in Italy Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 3:50 PM ET

    ROME— Forestry officials in southern Italy have cut down the first of thousands of olive trees infected with deadly bacteria in a controversial bid to prevent its spread. The xylella fastidiosa bacteria has ravaged olive trees in the Puglia region and contributed to a 35 percent drop in the region's olive oil production last year. Its spread has so alarmed the...

  • European markets close: Nokia M&A talk   Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 11:27 AM ET
    European markets close: Nokia M&A talk

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the gains for Nokia and Alcatal-Lucent on a possible deal.

  • LONDON/ MILAN, April 13- Fiat Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne is hoping for a big deal, possibly in the United States, to plug the carmaker's weaknesses and cement his legacy before stepping down in early 2019, sources familiar with the situation said. Marchionne and Fiat's founding Agnelli family are showing particular interest in General Motors, several...

  • LONDON, April 13- Italian bond yields inched up on Monday as the country kicked off the busiest week for euro zone sovereign debt sales seen in almost a year. Italy sold 7.5 billion euros of bonds at auction and is the first of five countries scheduled to sell debt this week in what could see around 40 billion euros of new bonds issued. Calculations from Commerzbank...

  • Italy is the first of five countries scheduled to sell debt this week in what could see around 40 billion euros of new bonds issued at near record low yields. "There should be no major disturbance," said Commerzbank strategist Benjamin Schroeder. Commerzbank calculations show it is set to be the biggest week of gross issuance since May last year, with almost double...

  • *Prime Minister Renzi sees Expo 2015 as "litmus test" for Italy. Italy has had four different governments in the seven years since Milan was chosen to follow the 2010 Shanghai Expo and has undergone its most severe economic crisis since World War Two. "Expo will be the litmus test for the great ambitions which Italy has," Renzi said in a speech in Milan last month to...

  • April 10- Apple Inc has approached more than a dozen musicians, including British band Florence and the Machine, in an effort to sign exclusive deals for some of their music to be streamed on Beats, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The company is in talks with Florence and the Machine to give Apple limited streaming rights to a track from...

  • European markets close: Euro zone decliners   Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 11:29 AM ET
    European markets close: Euro zone decliners

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including sovereign debt going further negative, along with euro zone banks.

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to April 21 Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    SARASOTA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on the economic outlook before an event co-sponsored by the Global Interdependence Center and the Financial Planning Association of the Suncoast- 1245 GMT. BLOOMINGTON, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota speaks...