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  • Not fearful of 2017 outlook: Novozymes CEO

    Novozymes CEO Peder Holk speaks about earnings, adding that he believes that the company will return to its historical growth rates of 6-7 percent.

  • *New law in Denmark forced end to Uber service there. COPENHAGEN, April 18- Uber Technologies sees opportunities to expand in the Europe Union, despite withdrawing its ride-hailing service from Denmark and facing the possibility of an EU court ruling that could mean tougher rules for the firm, an Uber executive said. "I am typically rather excited about some of the...

  • KINSHASA, April 13- In June 2015, the Belgian company Semlex signed a deal to supply biometric passports to the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to documents reviewed by Reuters. One of the UAE- based companies was named Berea International and the other Cedovane, both registered in Ras Al Khaimah. Officials at the emirate's corporate regulator, RAK...

  • KINSHASA, April 13- One day in November 2015, President Joseph Kabila visited his foreign ministry and smiled broadly as a computer took his photograph and fingerprints. The passport is among the most expensive in the world, costing each Congolese applicant $185. LRPS is registered in Ras Al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates, a jurisdiction where details of...

  • People were killed when a truck crashed into department store Ahlens on Drottninggatan, in central Stockholm, Sweden April 7, 2017.

    The Swedish department store that was rammed by a stolen beer truck said Sunday it regrets an announcement that it would reopen two days after the deadly attack.

  • LONDON, April 4- Risk averse investors drove the yen to its highest level against the euro since mid-November on Tuesday, while the Australian dollar sank to a three-week low. The yen rose by as much as 0.7 percent to 117.48 against the euro in London, its highest level since November 22. Risk-off in the... equity markets is pushing dollar/yen lower more than anything, "...

  • *China says climate pledges under Paris Agreement unchanged. BEIJING/ OSLO, March 29- Nations led by China and the European Union rallied around a global plan to slow climate change on Wednesday after U.S. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang, whose government cooperated closely with former U.S.

  • *China says climate pledges under Paris Agreement unchanged. BEIJING/ OSLO, March 29- Nations led by China and the European Union rallied around a global plan to slow climate change on Wednesday after U.S. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang, whose government cooperated closely with former U.S.

  • Uber will withdraw services in Denmark next month

  • COPENHAGEN, March 28- Ride-hailing group Uber Technologies will withdraw services in Denmark next month due to a taxi law that sets out new requirements for drivers such as mandatory fare meters, the company said on Tuesday. Uber has faced headwinds since its app went online in Denmark in November 2014 as local taxi driver unions, companies and politicians...

  • COPENHAGEN, March 28- Ride-hailing group Uber Technologies will discontinue its services in Denmark due to the country's new taxi law, it said at a press conference in Copenhagen on Tuesday, according to local broadcaster TV2 News.

  • *Critics fear Nord Stream 2 will increase Gazprom's dominance. The bloc is divided between eastern European and Baltic Sea countries that see a new pipeline carrying Russian gas across the Baltic making the EU a hostage to Moscow- and those in northern Europe, most especially the main beneficiary Germany, for whom the economic benefits take priority.

  • LONDON/ SINGAPORE, March 22- The U.S. Justice Department has ordered top executives from several container shipping lines to testify in an antitrust investigation over practices by an industry that is the backbone of world trade, the companies said on Wednesday. Moller-Maersk, together with second largest line MSC of Switzerland, Germany's Hapag Lloyd, Taiwan-...

  • *STOXX 600 ends down 0.5 percent as Trump worries weigh. MILAN, March 21- European shares ended lower on Tuesday, reversing earlier gains as jitters about U.S. "Concerns that Republicans don't have enough votes to pass the healthcare legislation hitting equities and driving the bid to the market as it will likely cause delay to tax legislation as well," said...

  • LONDON, March 21- Singapore remains the world's most expensive city to live in, a study showed on Tuesday, with two Japanese cities-- Tokyo and Osaka-- returning to the top 10 thanks to the strengthening of the yen. Almaty in Kazakhstan was the least expensive, followed by Lagos in recession-hit Nigeria. Europe was represented in the top 10 by four cities-- Zurich at three,...

  • LONDON, March 21- Singapore remains the world's most expensive city to live in, a study showed on Tuesday, with two Japanese cities-- Tokyo and Osaka-- returning to the top 10 thanks to the strengthening of the yen. Almaty in Kazakhstan was the least expensive, followed by Lagos in recession-hit Nigeria. Europe was represented in the top 10 by four cities-- Zurich at three,...

  • LONDON, March 21- Singapore topped the Economist Intelligence Unit's twice-yearly list of the world's most expensive cities. Here is the ranking for the most expensive and cheapest cities:. (Reporting by Jeremy Gaunt, editing by Pritha Sarkar).

  • LONDON, March 21- Singapore remains the world's most expensive city to live in, a study showed on Tuesday, with two Japanese cities-- Tokyo and Osaka-- returning to the top 10 thanks to the strengthening of the yen. Almaty in Kazakhstan was the least expensive, followed by Lagos in recession-hit Nigeria. Europe was represented in the top 10 by four cities-- Zurich at three,...

  • LONDON, March 21- Singapore remains the world's most expensive city to live in, a study showed on Tuesday, with two Japanese cities-- Tokyo and Osaka-- returning to the top 10 thanks to the strengthening of the yen. Almaty in Kazakhstan was the least expensive, followed by Lagos in recession-hit Nigeria. Europe was represented in the top 10 by four cities-- Zurich at three,...

  • Norwegians are a whole lot happer than Americans, according to a new report

    According to the World Happiness Report, Norway is the happiest country in the world.