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  • Even though the developers have met with flip-flops on energy policy, a strained grid that has trouble integrating intermittent renewable power, and unexpected hook-up costs, they still see Australia as a growth market. "We believe that we have a great future in Australia, because we have the right answers," said Xavier Barbaro, Chief Executive of France's Neoen,...

  • *Britain due to leave EU on March 29. LONDON, Jan 20- Parliament cannot be allowed to hijack Brexit, Trade Minister Liam Fox said on Sunday, in a warning to lawmakers who want to take more control over Britain's departure from the European Union. With just weeks to go before Britain is due to leave the EU, Prime Minister Theresa May will return to parliament on Monday to...

  • TOKYO, Jan 21- The co-chair of a committee set up by Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co to examine the root cause of alleged financial misconduct by ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn said he believed Ghosn may have had questionable ethical standards. Ghosn, charged with three counts of financial misconduct, has been detained in Tokyo since his arrest on Nov. 19.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 20- President Donald Trump said on Sunday that his proposed immigration deal to end a 30- day partial government shutdown would not lead to amnesty for "Dreamers," but appeared to signal support for amnesty as part of a broader immigration agreement. In a morning Twitter storm, Trump also said he would not seek the removal of millions of illegal...

  • Jan 20- Ousted Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn said on Sunday he will remain in Japan and follow restrictions by local authorities in exchange for his release from jail in the latest effort to persuade a court to grant him bail while he awaits trial on charges of financial misconduct. Ghosn, the veteran automotive executive detained since his arrest on Nov....

  • UK PM MAY TOLD CABINET ON CONFERENCE CALL THE PLAN IS TO GET SOMETHING TORIES, DUP WILL SUPPORT BY CHANGING, REMOVING BACKSTOP- TIMES POLITICAL EDITOR.

  • TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico, Jan 20- A blast at a gasoline pipeline in Mexico that killed at least 79 people has put renewed attention on the government's strategy to stop fuel theft, with some relatives saying fuel shortages stemming from the plan led victims to risk their lives. Fuel thieves punctured the Tula- Tuxpan pipeline a few miles from one of Mexico's main...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 20- President Donald Trump said on Sunday his proposed immigration deal to end a 30- day partial government shutdown would not lead to amnesty for "Dreamers," but appeared to signal support for amnesty as part of a broader immigration agreement. In a morning Twitter storm, Trump also said he would not seek the removal of millions of illegal aliens...

  • MUNICH, Jan 20- Facebook has launched German initiatives to defend election integrity and examine the ethics of artificial intelligence, its operations chief said on Sunday, seeking to convince sceptics it is serious about privacy and democracy. The world's largest social network had a tough 2018 as it was buffeted by revelations that UK consultancy...

  • Ghosn, charged with three counts of financial misconduct, has been detained in Tokyo since his arrest on Nov. 19. Calls seeking comment from Ghosn's Tokyo- based lawyers went unanswered. All seven members attended the first meeting in Tokyo, including Jean-Baptiste Duzan, an external director based in France.

  • MUNICH, Jan 20- ProSiebenSat.1 Media believes that price increases by U.S. streaming giant Netflix could ease competitive pressures on the German group's core TV business and is bullish on growth at its e-commerce arm, CEO Max Conze said. Conze took the helm at the Munich- based broadcaster last June but has had a rough welcome from investors who have sent its...

  • TOKYO, Jan 20- A special committee set up by Nissan Motor Co to examine the root cause of alleged financial misconduct by ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn on Sunday said it appeared that the Japanese carmaker suffered from poor governance procedures, including director compensation. Ghosn has been charged with three counts of financial misconduct and has been...

  • NISSAN SPECIAL INVESTIGATION COMMITTEE PLANS TO MEET 3-4 TIMES, COMPLETE RECOMMENDATIONS BY END-MARCH.

  • SPECIAL COMMITTEE CO-CHAIR NISHIOKA SAYS HE PERSONALLY BELIEVES THERE WERE ETHICAL ISSUES AMONG SOME NISSAN OFFICIALS.

  • *EU moving closer to aggressive U.S. policy to isolate Iran. The French, British, German, Danish, Dutch, and Belgian diplomats in the Iranian foreign ministry room had incensed the officials with a message that Europe could no longer tolerate ballistic missile tests in Iran and assassination plots on European soil, according to four EU diplomats.

  • The Weather Service issued winter storm warnings or advisories for a swath of the eastern United States that is home to 100 million people, said meteorologist Rich Otto of the U.S. The storm system, which was moving from west to east and was strengthened by arctic air from Canada, hit many parts of the Midwest on Friday, according to the National Weather Service.

  • The Weather Service has issued winter storm warnings or advisories for a swath of the eastern United States that is home to 100 million people, said meteorologist Rich Otto of the U.S. The storm system, which was moving from west to east and was strengthened by arctic air from Canada, hit many parts of the Midwest on Friday, according to the National Weather Service.

  • Paris relatively calm, some scuffles near Invalides. PARIS, Jan 19- Clashes broke out throughout France on Saturday, as an estimated 84,000 "yellow vests" demonstrators took to the streets in a 10th consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government. The demonstrations passed off relatively peacefully in Paris where 7,000 turned...

  • SAO PAULO, Jan 19- General Motors Co has warned employees in Brazil that new investments there depend on a painful plan to return to profit in the country, according to a memo seen by Reuters on Saturday. In a message posted at Brazilian plants, GM's top executive in Brazil and Argentina, Carlos Zarlenga, said after running up a heavy loss over the past three years the...

  • TRUMP SAYS A DEAL "COULD VERY WELL HAPPEN" WITH CHINA.