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June 18- Netflix Inc will launch its TV and movie streaming service in The Netherlands later this year, expanding its reach further into Europe, the company said on Tuesday.
*Liberty Global continues M&A spree in Europe. LONDON, June 18- Vodafone faces a battle for Germany's largest cable company, Kabel Deutschland, although rival bidder Liberty Global of the United States has bigger regulatory and funding hurdles to overcome.
*Pentagon sees estimates coming down after fall review. Lockheed is developing three models of the F-35 for the U.S. military and eight countries that are helping fund its development: Britain, Australia, Canada, Norway, Italy, Turkey, Denmark and the Netherlands.
*Berlin pressuring member states to weaken rules- sources. With EU governments and lawmakers aiming to finalise the rules next week, which most of the 27 member states back, Germany has stepped up the pressure on them to water down limits on vehicle emissions to protect the country's mighty car industry, particularly luxury makers such as BMW and Daimler.
*Liberty Global has bought UK's Virgin Media, Dutch stake. LONDON, June 18- Vodafone faces a battle for Germany's largest cable company, Kabel Deutschland, although rival bidder Liberty Global of the United States has bigger regulatory and funding hurdles to overcome.
NEW YORK-- Nielsen Holdings NV has completed the $950 million sale of its expositions business to private equity firm Onex Corp.. Nielsen Holdings agreed to the sale in May. Onex has offices in New York, Toronto and London.
ZARAGOZA, Spain, June 17- At military exercises in northern Spain, French and Spanish fighters fly alongside Swedish and Czech transport aircraft while a multinational team of mechanics changes the engine on a Belgian plane.
*Deal partners include Li-controlled CKI, Power Assets, Li Ka Shing Foundation. HONG KONG, June 17- Cheung Kong Ltd, controlled by Asia's richest man Li Ka- shing, said it will buy Dutch waste processing firm RAV Water Treatment I B.V. for 943.68 million euros, in an overseas expansion drive that has targeted infrastructure assets offering steady recurring income.
PARIS, June 16- Pratt& Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp, expects to reach an agreement with the Pentagon within the next 30 days on a contract for engines to power a sixth batch of F-35 fighter jets, Pratt President David Hess told Reuters.
*EU's trade chief to go to Beijing to seek solution. Sweden, Denmark and the Netherlands said EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht should find a diplomatic solution with Beijing to avoid a tit-for-tat trade war, after Brussels imposed tariffs on Chinese solar panels and Beijing retaliated with an investigation into European wine.
Sweden, Denmark and the Netherlands said EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht needed to find a diplomatic solution with Beijing to avoid a tit-for-tat trade war, after Brussels imposed tariffs on Chinese solar panels and Beijing retaliated with an investigation into European wine.
AMSTERDAM-- The Netherlands' independent budget planning office has lowered its economic forecasts for 2013 and says the government will run a 3.7 percent deficit in 2014 _ above the 3 percent limit set by European rules. The Central Planning Bureau says the economy will contract by 1 percent this year, from an earlier estimate of 0.5 percent.
NEW YORK-- Apricus Biosciences Inc. said Monday that its impotence drug Vitaros has been approved in 10 European countries. The company said Vitaros is now approved in the Netherlands, Germany, France, Italy, and the U.K., among other countries, for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.
*Italian, Spanish debt rebounds after Thursday's sell-off. LONDON, June 7- Italian and Spanish bonds outperformed other euro zone debt on Friday after U.S. jobs data showed the economy was growing modestly but not enough to hasten the Federal Reserve's stimulus measures.
*Bunds rise as investors brace for weaker U.S. jobs data. LONDON, June 7- German Bund futures rose on Friday as investors looking for insight into the Federal Reserve's policy outlook positioned for a weaker-than-forecast U.S. jobs data.
AMSTERDAM/ BOSTON, June 6- Europol said a global effort led by Microsoft Corp to stop one of the world's biggest cybercrime rings has succeeded in wiping out the malicious computer networks that the gang used, known as the Citadel Botnets.
MILAN-- Fiat Industrial says the new company created from a merger with its U.S. subsidiary CNH Global N.V. will be called CNH Industrial N.V.. CNH Industrial N.V. will be legally based in the Netherlands, and Fiat is looking to move its tax home to Britain, which has a lower corporate tax rate than Italy.
*Microsoft says Citadel Botnets stole $500 million. BOSTON, June 5- Microsoft Corp and the FBI, aided by authorities in more than 80 countries, have launched a major assault on one of the world's biggest cyber crime rings, believed to have stolen more than $500 million from bank accounts over the past 18 months.
*French increasingly unhappy about where Europe is going. But perhaps the most striking findings were those related to France, a founding EU member state that is experiencing increasing disillusionment over Europe amid slumping growth and rising unemployment since Hollande took office a year ago.
CAIRO, June 5- Construction and fertiliser group OCI N.V. plans to sell a minority stake in a methanol and ammonia plant in the United States in an initial public offering in the second half of 2013, it said on Wednesday.