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Thomas Cook to review money division in latest revamp

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FILE PHOTO: A Thomas Cook sign outside one of the travel company’s shops in central London, November 26, 2014. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Thomas Cook announced a review of its money division on Tuesday, in its latest step to streamline operations and focus on its core holiday business after a rough 2018 prompted Read More

Germany wants Europe to join China's new Silk Road after criticizing Italy for doing the same

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The Chinese “Belt and Road” initiative is an important project, which European states would be glad to join, according to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who stressed that cooperation should be based on reciprocity from Beijing. “We, as Europeans, want to play an active part and that must lead to certain reciprocity and we are still Read More

'Dark day for internet freedom': EU lawmakers approve controversial copyright reform

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The European Parliament has voted to adopt the highly controversial Article 13 provision which would govern the production and distribution of content online under the auspices of increasing copyright protections. Tuesday’s move will update the EU’s 20-year-old copyright rules and will govern audiovisual content, much to the dismay of many social media users who have Read More

Airbus shares take off after bumper Beijing order

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PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus shares rose on Tuesday after the European planemaker won a deal worth tens of billions of dollars to sell 300 aircraft to China. Air China’s new aircraft Airbus A350 receives a water cannon salute after its maiden flight from Beijing to Shanghai, at Hongqiao international Airport in Shanghai, China August 14, Read More

Recession obsession keeps the mood subdued

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LONDON (Reuters) – Calm returned to global markets on Tuesday as a steadier day for Europe and Asia’s bourses and a tick higher in benchmark bond yields helped ease nerves after a jarring few days dominated by recession worries. The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, Read More

What is Article 13? Controversial EU copyright law faces final vote

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A hotly-contested copyright provision is haunting Europe, troubling internet freedom advocates and content creators alike. Article 13, facing its final vote, would place heavy restrictions on content sharing, from films to memes. The proposed law requires anyone sharing copyrighted content to obtain permission from rights owners, even if the content is just an animated gif Read More

Uber buys rival Careem in $3.1 billion deal to dominate ride-hailing in Middle East

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc will spend $3.1 billion to acquire Middle East rival Careem, buying dominance in a competitive region ahead of a hotly anticipated initial public offering. The Uber Hub is seen in Redondo Beach, California, U.S., March 25, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson     Uber said late Monday night Read More

Global carbon emissions hit record high in 2018: IEA

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LONDON (Reuters) – Global energy-related carbon emissions rose to a record high last year as energy demand and coal use increased, mainly in Asia, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday. Energy-related CO2 emissions rose by 1.7 percent to 33.1 billion tonnes from the previous year, the highest rate of growth since 2013, with Read More

Airbus wins China order for 300 jets as Xi visits France

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PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus signed a deal worth tens of billions of dollars on Monday to sell 300 aircraft to China as part of a trade package coinciding with a visit to Europe by Chinese President Xi Jinping and matching a China record held by rival Boeing. FILE PHOTO: The Airbus logo is pictured at Read More

Oil prices little changed as economic slowdown fears tempered

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices held steady on Monday as investors weighed concerns of a slowdown in global economic growth against the prospect of tighter crude supply and lower U.S. inventories. FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: An oil pump jack pumps oil in a field near Calgary, Alberta, Canada on July 21, 2014. REUTERS/Todd Korol/File Read More