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  • *No F-35 on day one of Farnborough air show, maybe later. LONDON, July 13- The engine failure that has grounded the entire fleet of Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jets was caused by "excessive" rubbing of fan blades in the plane's Pratt& Whitney engine, but does not appear to be a fundamental design flaw, the Pentagon's chief weapons buyer said on Sunday.

  • LONDON, July 13- Executives at aircraft engine maker Pratt& Whitney said a fault on the engines for Bombardier's CSeries planes was to do with a seal in the oil system that would require a relatively minor adjustment, and not to do with the low pressure turbine.

  • LONDON, July 13- Engine maker Pratt& Whitney unveiled an enhancement to its engine for the Airbus A320neo plane on Sunday that it says will improve fuel burn efficiency by a further 2 percent, stepping up the battle with rival CFM.

  • LONDON, July 13- Boeing Co said on Sunday it was optimistic it could maintain production of its F/A-18 and EA-18G fighter jets in St. Louis through the end of 2017- a year longer than expected- if Congress approved additional orders of a dozen more planes.

  • LONDON, July 13- Executives at aircraft engine maker Pratt& Whitney said a fault on the engines for Bombardier's CSeries planes was to do with a seal in the oil system and not to do with the low pressure turbine.

  • Chinese firm buys UK's Pizza Express chain Sunday, 13 Jul 2014 | 10:53 AM ET

    LONDON— Pizza Express, one of Britain's best-known chain restaurants, has been sold to a Chinese private equity firm for about 900 million pounds. Gondola Group, which also owns other British restaurant chains, said it agreed to the sale with Hony Capital on Saturday in the latest example of Chinese investment in European companies.

  • LONDON, July 13- Boeing Co said on Sunday it was optimistic it could maintain production of its F/A-18 and EA-18G fighter jets in St. Louis through the end of 2017- a year longer than expected- if Congress approved additional orders of a dozen more planes.

  • LONDON, July 13- Lockheed Martin's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter will not make its international debut at the Farnborough air show on Monday, though there is still a chance it will appear later in the week, the event's organizers said on Sunday.

  • Dark pool probe builds pressure on Barclays boss Sunday, 13 Jul 2014 | 9:21 AM ET

    *NY lawsuit alleges Barclays equities dark pool deceived some customers. *Barclays is conducting its own investigation into the allegations.

  • FARNBOROUGH, England, July 13- CFM International expects another record year for engine orders, its chief executive said on Sunday, adding the company, which earlier in the day announced an order from American Airlines, had bid for an engine deal with easyJet.

  • AIRSHOW-Engine maker CFM eyes record orders in 2014 Sunday, 13 Jul 2014 | 6:50 AM ET

    FARNBOROUGH, England, July 13- The chief executive of engine maker CFM International expects another record year for engine orders, after the company achieved a best in 2013..

  • LONDON/ HONG KONG, July 13- Financiers may grumble that the United States is acting like an imperial power in punishing foreign banks for dealings far beyond U.S. territory, but in the end they are more likely to bow to Washington than kick against its dollar muscle.

  • ECB under pressure to get growth-sapping euro down Sunday, 13 Jul 2014 | 4:02 AM ET

    LONDON— The European Central Bank is coming under increasing pressure to do more to stem the strength of the euro currency, which is hurting exporters and keeping a lid on the region's recovery from recession.

  • BERLIN, July 13- It has taken a quarter of a century longer than hoped but Berlin is now glimpsing the prosperity that was supposed to land in its lap after the Wall came down in 1989 and it was restored as the jubilant capital of Germany.

  • NEW YORK, July 12- Shire Plc is seeking a higher takeover offer from U.S. drugmaker AbbVie Inc that would value the company at about 31 billion pounds, according to people familiar with the matter.

  • LONDON, July 12- Britain has delivered a calculated diplomatic snub to Russia by failing to invite any of its government officials to next week's Farnborough Airshow in protest over Moscow's actions in Ukraine.

  • *Airbus to launch revamped and rebranded A330- sources. LONDON, July 12- Suspense over the appearance of America's newest combat jet, a diplomatic chill between the West and Russia and the re-launch of an Airbus jet with a surprise tweak in its name could make the Farnborough Airshow one of the least predictable for years.

  • RAF FAIRFORD, England, July 12- The U.S. Navy on Friday maintained a grounding order for F-35 B-model and C-model fighter jets built by Lockheed Martin Corp, saying it was still not clear what caused a massive engine failure on an Air Force F-35 jet on June 23.

  • RAF FAIRFORD, England, July 12- The U.S. Navy on Friday maintained a grounding order for F-35 B-model and C-model fighter jets built by Lockheed Martin Corp, saying it was still not clear what caused a massive engine failure on an Air Force F-35 jet on June 23.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to July 24 Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    STRASBOURG- ECB President Mario Draghi speaks at the Quarterly Hearing before the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies on the central bank's semiannual monetary policy before the Senate Banking Committee- 1400 GMT.