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  • WILMINGTON, Del./ CHICAGO, Dec 6- A leading U.S. subsidiary of Abengoa SA heads to court on Tuesday to seek approval for a bankruptcy exit plan that opponents argue violates the law by prioritizing the Spanish parent and its international backers ahead of U.S. creditors. Abeinsa Holding Inc is one of dozens of global Abengoa subsidiaries that filed for U.S.

  • PRAGUE- European socialist leaders including UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel, Member of the European Parliament Sergei Stanishev, Slovakia Prime Minister Robert Fico and Czech Republic Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka hold a meeting in Prague- 1730 GMT. TOKYO- Asian Development Bank Institute holds a conference...

  • Now 47, Andres just received two Michelin stars for his Washington, D.C.- based restaurant minibar, and was recently honored by President Barack Obama with a National Humanities Medal. Andres has even made headlines for a restaurant he did not open, at President-elect Donald Trump's new hotel in Washington, D.C., for which he is still embroiled in a $10 million...

  • STOCKHOLM- Riksbank Deputy Governor Martin Floden talks about monetary policy and the economic situation- 0735 GMT. BERLIN- German Chancellor Angela Merkel, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann to attend Germany's G20 presidency. NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas...

  • Villar Mir has always denied any wrongdoing. Reuters could not immediately reach Villar Mir, an influential business leader who sits on the board of Spain's biggest bank Santander. Villar Mir and his family have the fifth-biggest fortune in Spain, valued at $3.1 billion according to Forbes.

  • LUXEMBOURG, Nov 29- Uber defended its business model in Europe's highest court on Tuesday, saying its service had made it easier for people to get around and cut pollution as it fights a case which could leave app-based startups facing tougher regulation. Uber's dispute with Barcelona's main taxi operator, which in 2014 accused it of running an illegal taxi...

  • LUXEMBOURG, Nov 29- Uber defended its business model in Europe's highest court on Tuesday, saying its service had made it easier for people to get around and cut pollution as it fights a case which could leave app-based startups facing tougher regulation. Uber's dispute with Barcelona's main taxi operator, which in 2014 accused it of running an illegal taxi...

  • JOHANNESBURG- South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will engage business leaders in a closed pre- World Economic Forum meet- 0800 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank Deputy Governor Martin Floden talks about monetary policy and the economic situation- 0735 GMT. BERLIN- German Chancellor Angela Merkel, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, German Finance...

  • STOCKHOLM- Riksbank Deputy Governor Martin Floden talks about' The Search for Growth- The Financial System and the Real Economy'- 0815 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi gives introductory statement at the quarterly hearing before the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament in Brussels- 1400 GMT.

  • STOCKHOLM- Riksbank Deputy Governor Martin Floden talks about' The Search for Growth- The Financial System and the Real Economy'- 0815 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi gives introductory statement at the quarterly hearing before the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament in Brussels- 1400 GMT.

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 25- Uber will seek to convince Europe's top court next week that it is a digital service, not a transport company, in a case that could determine whether app-based startups should be exempt from strict laws meant for regular companies. The European Commission is trying to boost e-commerce, a sector where the EU lags behind Asia and the United States, to...

  • MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28 BRUSSELS- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi gives introductory statement at the quarterly hearing before the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament in Brussels- 1400 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Chief Economist Peter Praet speaks on "Challenges to economic integration at the European...

  • MADRID, Nov 24- Barcelona fined homesharing websites Airbnb and Homeaway 600,000 euros each for advertising and renting out apartments to tourists without a license, the Catalan regional government said on Thursday. The fine was leveled by left-wing Barcelona mayor Ada Colau in a crackdown on unregulated tourism in the city where home rental sites have...

  • *Steady business sentiment in France, Germany. BERLIN, Nov 24- Growth in leading euro zone economies slowed over the summer months and an expected German-led rebound at the end of the year may prove too short-lived for the European Central Bank to unwind its monetary stimulus. Germany's quarterly growth rate halved to 0.2 percent in the three months to September...

  • CONSETT, England, Nov 23- John Mawson and his wife Sandra live in a cramped one-storey home on a hill near Consett, an old steel town in the north east of England. One of the directorships he discovered was Thunder Flash Entertainment, owner of hardcore porn sites. These shell companies often have no real operations or staff in Britain, but have been conduits for...

  • STOCKHOLM- Swedish Deputy Central Bank Governor Martin Floden talks about the advantages and disadvantages of negative interest rates- 0945 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi gives introductory statement at the quarterly hearing before the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament in Brussels- 1400...

  • CONSETT, England, Nov 23- John Mawson and his wife Sandra live in a cramped one-story home on a hill near Consett, an old steel town in the north east of England. One of the directorships he discovered was Thunder Flash Entertainment, owner of hardcore porn sites. These shell companies often have no real operations or staff in Britain, but have been conduits for...

  • MADRID, Nov 22- Spanish police have arrested a man suspected of being a "financial mastermind" in a corruption network at Brazil's semi-public oil company Petrobras, the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday. The man, 43, is of dual Brazilian and Spanish nationality and had been on the run from Brazil since April, the ministry said, travelling first to the United States...

  • Citi sees euro tumbling to 98 US cents

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel to run for a fourth term.

  • MADRID, Nov 21- The European Central Bank will not abruptly stop its bond-buying program but nor will it extend it indefinitely beyond its planned end in March 2017, governing council member Francois Villeroy said on Monday, pointing to a "pragmatic approach." Bank of France Governor Villeroy said the quantitative easing program would go on as announced until...