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  • If approved by courts, the deal is expected to allow Airbus to avoid criminal charges that risked banning the company from public contracts in the United States and European Union- a massive setback for one of Europe's top defence and space firms. Announcing the tentative agreement, Airbus- which dominates the commercial jet market alongside U.S. rival Boeing-...

  • If approved by courts, the deal is expected to allow Airbus to avoid criminal charges that risked banning the company from public contracts in the United States and European Union- a massive setback for one of Europe's top defense and space firms. Announcing the tentative agreement, Airbus- which dominates the commercial jet market alongside U.S. rival Boeing-...

  • LONDON/ DUBAI, Jan 28- OPEC wants to extend current oil output cuts until at least June from March, with the possibility of deeper reductions on the table if oil demand in China is significantly impacted by the spread of a new coronavirus, OPEC sources said. The quick slide in oil prices over the past few days has alarmed OPEC officials, the sources say, as the new virus...

  • The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in China rose to 81 with more than 2,700 infected, while health authorities around the world stepped up screening of passengers from China. "It is important that we do not exaggerate projections related to future decreases in oil demand due to events in China," UAE Minister of Energy Suhail al-Mazrouei said.

  • LONDON, Jan 27- Crude prices extended declines on Monday, dropping below $60 for the first time in nearly three months as the death toll from China's coronavirus rose and more businesses were forced to shut down, stoking expectations of slowing oil demand. Brent crude fell by $1.79 a barrel, or 2.95%, to $58.90 by 0903 GMT, its lowest since late October.

  • TOKYO, Jan 27- Crude prices fell more than 2% to multi-month lows on Monday as the rising number of cases of the new coronavirus in China and city lockdowns there deepened concerns over oil demand. Brent crude fell by $1.28 a barrel, or 2.1%, to $59.41 by 0744 GMT, having earlier dropped to $58.68, its lowest since late October. Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Prince...

  • BERLIN, Jan 22- Britain's impending decision on whether to allow Huawei to supply equipment for 5 G mobile networks comes at a delicate time, with debate raging in European capitals over the security implications of reliance on Chinese technology. In Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel's preference for applying the same rules to all equipment vendors faces...

  • Jan 21- Walt Disney Co said on Tuesday it had moved up the launch of its video streaming service, Disney+, by a week to March 24 in the United Kingdom and in regions across Western Europe. Disney+ would be available in UK for 5.99 pounds per month or 59.99 pounds every year, and in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Ireland and Austria for 6.99 euros per month or 69.99...

  • Jan 21- Walt Disney Co said on Tuesday it had moved up the launch of its video streaming service, Disney+, to March 24 in the United Kingdom and in regions across Western Europe by a week, ahead of its earlier launch schedule of March 31. Disney+ would be available in UK and Ireland for 5.99 pounds per month or 59.99 pounds every year, and in France, Germany, Italy, Spain,...

  • Still from "The Mandalorian" series on Disney's streaming service Disney+.

    The expansion of Disney+ beyond the U.S. market threatens to draw users away from Netflix's largest and most rapidly growing audience.

  • Jan 21- Walt Disney Company said on Tuesday it had moved up the launch of its video streaming service, Disney+, to March 24 in the United Kingdom and regions across Western Europe by a week, ahead of its earlier launch schedule of March 31. Disney+ would be available in the UK and Ireland for 5.99 pounds per month or 59.99 pounds every year, and in France, Germany, Italy,...

  • DUBAI, Jan 15- Over the past three years, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company has expanded its oil and gas business and quietly raised more than $19 billion in a variety of ways. In 2019, Italy's Eni and Austria's OMV agreed to pay a combined $5.8 billion to take a stake in ADNOC's refining business and establish a new trading operation owned by the three partners.

  • U.S. officials arrived in Britain on Jan. 13 to try to persuade the British government not to use Huawei equipment in its telecoms network upgrade. Dec. 30- Indian government allows Huawei to participate in its 5 G network trials in January. Dec. 22- Italy's industry minister says Huawei should have a role in the country's future 5 G network.

  • BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, Jan 9- Eastern Europe is a new frontier for private medical care, and insurers and tech startups are racing to steal a march on their rivals by harnessing the region's health data. Growing numbers of people in Eastern European states, from Hungary and Poland to Romania, are turning to private health. "Data is the foundation of the future," said...

  • LONDON, Jan 7- Ireland, Slovenia and Portugal opened euro zone government bond deals for 2020 on Tuesday, with analysts expecting heightened geopolitical risk to mean new supply should be easily absorbed by investors keen to hold fixed income. Slovenia launched a 10- year bond deal, while Ireland is looking to raise around 3 billion euros from a 15- year bond, a...

  • *German Bund yield falls to -0.31% as U.S.- Iran tensions dominate. LONDON, Jan 6- Germany's 10- year bond yield dropped on Monday to its lowest in more than three weeks as tensions between the United States and Iran following the U.S. killing of an Iranian general fueled demand for safe-haven assets. The deadly attack in Iraq last week has left relations between...

  • LONDON, Jan 6- Germany's safe-haven 10- year bond yield dropped to its lowest in over three weeks on Monday, as tension between the United States and Iran remained high after the killing of a top Iranian general by a U.S. drone strike in Iraq last week. Iraq's parliament called on Sunday for U.S. and other foreign troops to leave as a backlash grew against Friday's...

  • *Alliance closely watched in Germany. SALZBURG, Austria, Jan 4- Austria's Greens on Saturday formally approved a coalition deal with conservatives led by Sebastian Kurz, backing their leader's argument that it would keep the far right out of power and bring ambitious environmental reforms despite misgivings. The Greens won 13.9% compared to 37.5% for Kurz's...

  • *Alliance closely watched in Germany. SALZBURG, Austria, Jan 4- Austria's Greens on Saturday formally approved a coalition deal with conservatives led by Sebastian Kurz, backing their leader's argument that it would keep the far right out of power and bring ambitious environmental reforms despite misgivings. The Greens won 13.9% compared to 37.5% for Kurz's...

  • SALZBURG, Austria, Jan 4- Austria's Greens were set to approve a coalition deal on Saturday with the conservatives led by Sebastian Kurz, applauding their leader's argument that it would keep the far right out of power and provide a chance for climate-related tax reform. The awkward alliance is being closely watched in Germany, where the electoral balance is...