Higher software sales and strong demand for its Internet routing products helped Alcatel-Lucent post a better quarter than its soon-to-be buyer Nokia.
Swiss staffing firm Adecco said both its chief executive and chief financial officer had decided to leave.
The company said it is still aiming for a profit of between 2.5 billion euros and 3 billion euros this year.
BT Group posted a better than expected 3 percent rise in full-year earnings.
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