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  • Airbus to Cut 10,000 Jobs Over Four Years Wednesday, 28 Feb 2007 | 10:22 AM ET

    Airbus confirmed Wednesday that it plans to spin off several manufacturing sites and shed about 10,000 jobs as part of a long-awaited restructuring plan, union officials said. Workers staged stoppages to protest the cuts.

  • Airbus Delays Restructuring Announcement Monday, 19 Feb 2007 | 10:19 AM ET

    Airbus said Monday it postponed a news conference at which it had been expected to announce its long-awaited restructuring strategy.

  • Aeroports De Paris Full-Year Revenue Up Wednesday, 14 Feb 2007 | 9:49 AM ET

    Aeroports de Paris, the operator of the French capital's Charles de Gaulle airport, said Wednesday that full-year revenue rose 8.1% as the company benefited from rising passenger numbers.

  • Selloffs Blamed for Flat Thales Revenue Wednesday, 14 Feb 2007 | 6:36 AM ET

    Defense electronic systems company Thales  said Wednesday its revenue was almost unchanged at 10.264 billion euros ($13.37 billion) last year from 10.263 billion euros in 2005, blaming a poor performance of its naval division, currency effects and divestments.

  • DaimlerChrysler EADS Stake Transfer Soon: Sources Friday, 9 Feb 2007 | 6:54 AM ET

    DaimlerChrysler could announce the transfer of shares in European aerospace group EADS  to a financial consortium as soon as Friday, industry sources said.

  • Northrop Grumman and its Franco-German partner EADS will bid against Boeing  in a $40 billion U.S. competition for new aerial refueling tankers, Northrop announced today.

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  • The business world has seen numerous individuals put their marriages, careers and good standing at risk for an extramarital dalliance. CNBC.com presents a list of people who went outside of their marriages for intimate relationships.

  • A top U.S. general in Afghanistan is now under investigation, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. Jeremy Kroll, K2 Intelligence, and Julian Sanchez, Cato Institute, also discuss cyber security.

  • CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at the rise of women in companies that used to be dominated by men.