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  • *Telefonica must sell spectrum, rent out network capacity. BRUSSELS, July 2- Spain's Telefonica won EU antitrust clearance for its 8.6- billion-euro takeover of KPN's German mobile arm E-Plus, giving it a stronger position in Europe's largest phone market.

  • BRUSSELS, July 2- Spain's Telefonica won EU antitrust clearance for its 8.6- billion-euro takeover of KPN's German mobile arm, giving it a stronger position in Europe's largest phone market and marking a milestone in telecoms consolidation.

  • LONDON, June 19- Rolls-Royce shares jumped 7 percent on Thursday after the British aero-engine maker decided to buy back shares worth 1 billion pounds instead of making any major acquisitions. Rolls-Royce shares climbed to 1,076 pence, their highest in over two months, leading Britain's benchmark FTSE 100 index.

  • June 17- India's finance ministry has prioritised resolution of tax disputes involving telecoms companies, telecoms minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Tuesday.

  • LONDON, June 16- Vodafone is buying an Italian car electronics maker for 145 million euros, seeking to get ahead in the race to connect more products to the internet and offset slowing growth in its core mobile phone business.

  • Sinking travel sector pegs back European shares Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 4:14 AM ET

    *Deutsche Lufthansa profit warning sees selling of airlines. EDINBURGH, June 11- European stocks turned negative on Wednesday after a profit warning from German airline Deutsche Lufthansa rocked the travel and leisure sector.

  • EDINBURGH, June 11- European stocks opened steady on Wednesday, consolidating after a three-week rally led several indexes back to multi-year highs, leaving indexes at risk of a pullback in the short term.

  • Telcos battle to stifle Whatsapp march Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    WhatsApp may have shaken the telecoms industry to its core, putting the SMS text message in the shade. But Big Telecom is fighting back.

  • BRUSSELS, June 6- Companies based outside the European Union must meet Europe's data protection rules, ministers agreed on Friday, although governments remain divided over how to enforce them on companies operating across the bloc.

  • Midday movers: Arista Networks, eBay, Humana & More Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 12:17 PM ET
    NYSE EuroNext flag hangs outside the NYSE.

    Some of Friday's midday movers:

  • BRUSSELS, June 6- Companies based outside the European Union must meet Europe's data protection rules, ministers agreed on Friday, although governments remain divided over how to enforce them on companies operating across the bloc.

  • LONDON, June 6- The world's second-biggest mobile phone company Vodafone revealed government agencies in six unidentified countries use its network to listen to and record customers' calls, showing the scale of telecom eavesdropping around the world.

  • Vodafone: Spies can listen to calls on our network Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 5:34 AM ET

    Vodafone, the world's second-biggest mobile phone company, said government agencies in a small number of countries in which it operates have direct access to its network, enabling them to listen in to calls.

  • LONDON, June 6- Vodafone, the world's second-biggest mobile phone company, said government agencies in a small number of countries in which it operates have direct access to its network, enabling them to listen in to calls.

  • June 3- The former co-head of Morgan Stanley's investment bank, Paul Taubman, who has been behind some of the biggest U.S. deals this year, is launching his own advisory boutique, the Financial Times reported.

  • LONDON, June 3- Hutchison Whampoa has resumed talks with Russian telecoms group Vimpelcom over merging their Italian mobile firms, encouraged by Hutchison's 3 getting the go-ahead last week for an acquisition in Ireland, according to several people familiar with the situation.

  • *Looking at up to 5 telecoms deals in Europe worth over $1 bln. MOSCOW, June 2- Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman's Alfa-Group wants to invest billions of dollars of proceeds from the sale of oil firm TNK-BP into telecoms assets in Europe, looking to capitalise as the industry consolidates.

  • *Telefonica's German deal could be set similar conditions. BRUSSELS, May 28- Hong Kong- based Hutchison Whampoa got the approval of the European Union's competition authority on Wednesday for its $1 billion bid for Telefonica's Irish mobile business in a case that could set the regulatory tone for Telefonica's bigger pending German merger deal.

  • MUMBAI, May 27- Indian carmakers, battered by two years of slowing sales, hope the resounding election victory by India's new leader will spur replacement of the country's complex array of duties with a simple goods and services tax. Tax greatly drives up the cost of buying a car in India.

  • NEW DELHI, May 25- Indian-born economist Arvind Panagariya, who is widely expected to take a top advisory role in prime minister-elect Narendra Modi's government, wants its first budget to boost capital spending even at the risk of a higher fiscal deficit.