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  • SEOUL, Jan 23- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd indicated on Monday that its latest flagship Galaxy S smartphone could be delayed as it pledged to enhance product safety following an investigation into the cause of fires in its premium Note 7 devices. Samsung mobile chief Koh Dong- jin said procedures had been put in place to avoid a repeat of the fires as the South...

  • SEOUL, Jan 23- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd indicated on Monday that its latest flagship Galaxy S smartphone could be delayed as it pledged to enhance product safety following an investigation into the cause of fires in its premium Note 7 devices. Samsung mobile chief Koh Dong- jin said procedures had been put in place to avoid a repeat of the fires, as investors look...

  • SEOUL, Jan 23- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday it will not unveil its Galaxy S8 smartphone at the Mobile World Congress trade show this year, suggesting the flagship model's launch may be later in the year than its 2016 version. Samsung mobile chief Koh Dong- jin said the phone would not get a launch event at the MWC event in Barcelona, which begins...

  • MADRID— Spanish police say a detained Russian computer programmer is one of that country's most important hackers and is wanted by the United States for suspected financial fraud amounting to some $5 million. A Civil Guard statement Friday said Stanislav Lisov, 32, who was arrested Jan. 13 in Barcelona airport, allegedly developed, distributed and used a...

  • MADRID— Spanish officials say a Russian computer programmer wanted by the United States on hacking allegations has been jailed while a decision is made on whether to extradite him. The National Court said Thursday that Stanislav Lisov, 31, was jailed Jan. 13 after Civil Guard police arrested him at Barcelona airport on an FBI warrant issued though Interpol.

  • Spain is a source of stability in Europe: BBVA executive chairman

    Francisco Gonzalez, executive chairman of BBVA, discusses key issues facing Europe including Brexit and upcoming elections.

  • *Europe's STOXX inches up 0.2 pct after choppy day. MILAN, Jan 18- European shares ended little changed on Wednesday with investors looking at corporate earnings for market direction as more doubts emerged that a rally triggered by Donald Trump's U.S. presidential election win would continue. The STOXX 600 edged 0.2 percent higher after a choppy session, while...

  • LONDON— The first direct freight train service from China to Britain arrived in London Wednesday, another leg in Beijing's plans for closer trade ties with Europe along a modern-day Silk Road. The 18- day trip saw dozens of containers packed mainly with clothes and household goods transported from the city of Yiwu in eastern China to a freight terminal in...

  • Hope common sense prevails on Brexit: Spain’s economy min

    Spain’s Minister of Economy, Luis de Guindos talks about the clarity U.K. Prime Minister gave during her Brexit speech, and what this means going forward.

  • Spain’s banks are much better than 5 years ago: Economy min

    Spain’s Minister of Economy Luis de Guindos talks about the economic state of Spain and how it’s transformed in recent years.

  • Free trade is vital: Spain’s Economy Minister

    Spain’s Minister of Economy Luis de Guindos talks about free trade while commenting on the U.K.’s relationship with parts of Europe going forward.

  • Spain is able to accommodate immigration flows: Economy min

    Spain’s Minister of Economy Luis de Guindos talks about immigration in light of Donald Trump’s incoming role as U.S. president.

  • Border Force check the passports of passengers arriving at Gatwick Airport on May 28, 2014 in London, England.

    Global mobility to travel without visas increased from last year but it might not last long.

  • MADRID— Officials in Spain say the number of tourists visiting the country has soared by 10 percent in 2016, setting a record figure for the fourth consecutive year as economic concerns and terrorism fears continued to lure visitors away from rival Mediterranean destinations. Energy and Tourism Minister Alvaro Nadal said Thursday that 75.3 million...

  • European stocks set to post weekly gain

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the rebound of European banks to year-ago levels.

  • Tourists take pictures in front of the Athens Academy adorned with sculptures depicting ancient Greek philosophers , Plato (L) and Socrates (R) on June 10, 2016.

    Settling scores over recent election outcomes is the price we pay for living in a democratic society.

  • FTSE 100 nears all-time high

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports on all the market moving events in Europe today.

  • MADRID, Dec 27- According to a Spanish proverb, it is a bad idea to start building a house from the roof. Faced with a lack of available land in big cities such as Madrid and Barcelona, construction firm La Casa por el Tejado is building new apartments on rooftops-- a sign that Spanish property is bouncing back eight years after a brutal crash. "In Spain, we have identified...

  • MADRID, Dec 27- According to a Spanish proverb, it is a bad idea to start building a house from the roof. Faced with a lack of available land in big cities such as Madrid and Barcelona, construction firm La Casa por el Tejado is building new apartments on rooftops-- a sign that Spanish property is bouncing back eight years after a brutal crash. "In Spain, we have identified...

  • Spain's El Gordo lottery worth $2.4B this year

    Spain's annual Christmas lottery is the world's richest sweepstakes and takes place on Thursday.