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  • The EPA has yet to issue its "endangerment finding," despite pressure from environmental groups who first sued the agency to start the rulemaking process in 2010. A federal court in 2011 said the EPA must address aircraft emissions under the U.S. The EPA had initially promised the finding would be ready in 2014.. Most observers expect the EPA to say that aviation...

  • *Online apps and websites revolutionising trading. LONDON, May 29- When Noa Strijbos picks a financial asset to trade on her smartphone while taking her dog for a walk, almost 26,000 people pay close attention. Regulators are cracking down on the murkier parts of tech-driven trading, and recently a trader from the London suburbs has been accused of helping to...

  • Diesel founder Renzo Rosso, chairman and main shareholder of Maison Margiela's parent OTB group, said sales were already up 20 percent at the fashion house even though only a few of Galliano's pieces had so far reached the shelves. Galliano, widely hailed as one of the most talented designers of his generation, fell from grace in 2011 after a video went viral of him...

  • WASHINGTON, June 2- The Republican chairman of the House of Representatives' energy panel on Tuesday said he favored lifting the 40- year-old ban on U.S. oil exports, a move that could boost support for legislation in the chamber. "Oil exports can be a win for the American people and a win for our allies," said Representative Fred Upton of Michigan in prepared remarks...

  • "In the UK, the real political uncertainty for our sector comes from the dual and interconnected possibility that the UK could leave the EU and that the UK could dissolve if Scotland voted to become independent," Evans said. Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday he could provoke another independence...

  • Europe closes mostly lower; Greece in focus Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 11:49 AM ET

    European equities close largely lower as investors focus on the continuing negotiations regarding Greece's debt problems and new economic data.

  • LONDON, June 2- U.S. refineries are processing the lightest cocktail of crudes for almost a quarter of a century, as they run out of room to switch light imported oils with domestic shale production. In March, U.S. refineries processed crude with an average gravity of 31.95 degrees API, the lightest combination since April 1991, according to data from the U.S. Energy...

  • LONDON/ BONN, June 2- A global carbon emissions pricing system pushed by top energy companies is unlikely to be a big part of any United Nations' deal to curb global warming, some experts say, because many countries have little faith in such cross-border initiatives. "All countries are relatively skeptical on international market mechanisms," said Niklas Hoehne,...

  • *Investors believe HSBC bosses need to announce bold moves. LONDON, June 2- No longer feared as "too big to fail", shareholders are weighing whether HSBC is now "too big to succeed", and want to know next week how the bank's bosses propose to increase profitability at a sprawling group beset by huge costs. "This investor day is potentially a very significant event," said...

  • Greece casts shadow as ECB gauges strength of recovery Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 11:07 AM ET

    Talks aimed at unlocking more bailout money for Greece have dragged on, even as Athens runs dangerously short of money and faces a possible default that could disrupt markets and lead to a messy departure from the 19- country euro. Greece faces four repayments to the International Monetary Fund in June, starting with just over 300 million euros due Friday.

  • Greece's creditors are close to finishing a draft agreement to put to the leftist government in Athens, a source close to the talks said on Tuesday, injecting new momentum into long-running negotiations to release aid for the cash-strapped country. Yannis Stournaras, the head of the Greek central bank, said an agreement between Athens and its creditors from...

  • *Hopes for Greece deal with creditors lifts euro. NEW YORK, June 2- The euro strengthened against the U.S. dollar, which was on track on Tuesday to post its biggest one-day loss against the single currency since mid-March, on expectations that Greece would reach a deal with its creditors. "It's certainly my expectation that within the next two days you're going to see...

  • LONDON, June 2- The chief executive of Aberdeen Asset Management, Martin Gilbert, said on Tuesday the bond market posed a systemic risk as and when interest rates rise, although he still hoped it would be a "damp squib". Gilbert also touched on several other leading sector topics including the potential impact on the industry should Britain vote to leave the...

  • The battle to be the world's No. 1 restaurant once again felt like a tussle between Spain and Denmark, with Italy caught in the middle. El Celler de Can Roca in Girona, Spain, got the top spot on the annual The World's 50 Best Restaurants announced Monday in London, beating Noma, Rene Redzepi's daringly innovative Danish restaurant, which fell from first to third place.

  • LONDON— One roller coaster car slammed into another Tuesday on one of Britain's biggest amusement park rides, leaving four teenagers seriously injured and stranding passengers 25 feet in the air, officials said. A car on the Smiler ride carrying 16 people crashed into an empty, stationary car at the Alton Towers amusement park a little after 2 p.m., the West...

  • WARSAW, Poland— Polish authorities say they will cull about 5,800 pigs to prevent the spread of African swine fever. Veterinarians are checking 274 pig farms in eastern Poland, near the border with Lithuania and Belarus, for compliance with sanitary requirements to prevent the spread of the disease. In January 2014, Russia banned EU pork imports following four...

  • VIENNA, June 2- Angola's oil minister said on Tuesday that $80 per barrel may be right for crude, joining a chorus of OPEC officials and delegates hoping for a further price recovery in months to come despite a global glut. OPEC meets on Friday and is widely expected to maintain its production policy. The message will please some of the poorer OPEC members who...

  • WASHINGTON— U.S. factory orders tumbled in April, a sign that manufacturers are struggling amid a stronger dollar and cheaper oil. Orders fell 0.4 percent in April, marking the eighth decline in nine months, the Commerce Department said Tuesday. The stronger dollar has increased the cost of U.S.-made goods overseas, cutting into sales in Europe and parts of Asia.

  • Maersk Line orders another 11 huge container ships Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 10:03 AM ET

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark— Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk says it has ordered 11 huge container ships with an option to buy six more in a deal worth 12.3 billion kroner. Soeren Toft, spokesman for the shipping unit Maersk line, says the 400- meter ships "will help us stay competitive in the Asia- Europe trade and will be key in our strategy to grow with the...

  • Greek aid: Creditors line up rival reform proposals Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 9:59 AM ET
    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras

    Greece's creditors are close to finishing a draft agreement to put to the leftist government in Athens, a source close to the talks said on Tuesday.