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Revealed: World’s best restaurants

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A three-Michelin-star restaurant on the French Riviera has been named the world’s best at a ceremony in Singapore. Mirazur climbed from third to first in the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards, replacing Italy’s Osteria Francescana in top spot. Chef Mauro Colagreco said he felt like he “was in the sky” after winning the award, which Read More

Macron calls for synergies, alliances’ to strengthen Renault-Nissan

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FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron speaks during a news conference after the European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, June 21, 2019. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw TOKYO (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday called for further synergies and alliances to strengthen the Renault-Nissan partnership in a global market. “The Renault-Nissan alliance is Read More

‘A culinary encounter’: Mirazur named world’s best restaurant

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A three-Michelin-star restaurant on the French Riviera has been named the world’s best at a ceremony in Singapore. Mirazur climbed from third to first in the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards, replacing Italy’s Osteria Francescana in top spot. Chef Mauro Colagreco said he felt like he “was in the sky” after winning the award, which Read More

Comcast’s SKY Italia appoints Maximo Ibarra as new CEO

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FILE PHOTO: Sky parabolic antennas are seen on roof of the Sky Italia buildings on the outskirts of Milan, Italy, April 27, 2016. REUTERS/ Stefano Rellandini MILAN (Reuters) – SKY Italia has appointed Maximo Ibarra as its new chief executive effective Oct. 1 as it expands its business, the Italian unit of U.S. media group Read More

Parched tourists seek gelato and shade in sweltering Paris and Rome

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PARIS/ROME (Reuters) – Tourists in Rome and Paris scaled back their sightseeing in sweltering temperatures on Tuesday, dousing themselves at fountains and cooling down with ice cream as a heatwave continued in continental Europe. People cool off in the fountains at the Andre Citroen park in Paris as a heatwave hit much of the country, Read More

Central bankers weigh up Facebook’s Libra plan

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ZUG, Switzerland (Reuters) – A senior member of the Swiss National Bank said he was open-minded about Facebook’s cryptocurrency project, while an Italian official looked for more information as central bankers try to get to grips with the initiative. FILE PHOTO: Small toy figures are seen on representations of virtual currency in front of the Read More

With job intact, Nissan’s CEO pins Renault alliance on mutual respect, flags inequality risk

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YOKOHAMA, Japan (Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co Ltd on Tuesday threw cold water on hopes for a quick fix to strained relations with France’s Renault SA, saying inequality between the partners could unravel their two-decade-old automaking alliance. FILE PHOTO: Nissan President and Chief Executive Officer Hiroto Saikawa attends a news conference at its global headquarters Read More

Exclusive: Italy’s UniCredit puts possible Commerzbank bid on ice for now – sources

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LONDON/MILAN (Reuters) – Italy’s UniCredit has put a possible bid for Commerzbank on ice as the German rival does not want to engage in negotiations so soon after the collapse of merger talks with Deutsche Bank, four sources said. FILE PHOTO: A Commerzbank logo is pictured before the bank’s annual news conference in Frankfurt, Germany, Read More

Wind park extension becomes Vestas’ first merchant project in Italy

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News release fromVestas MediterraneanMadrid, 24 June 2019 Vestas has signed an 18 MW contract with VRG Wind 060 for the extension of the Mazara del Vallo wind park in Sicily, Italy. Utilising Vestas’ industry-leading technology and the operation data from the site’s existing wind turbines to boost energy production and mitigate production uncertainties, Vestas and Read More

Sperm whale and her calf die after becoming tangled in fishing net

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A sperm whale and her calf have died after becoming tangled in a fishing net in the Tyrrhenian Sea off Italy’s western coast. The 20ft-long (six metre) mammal is believed to have died trying to free its baby after it became trapped. Environmental group Marevivo said the Italian coast guard discovered the animals around eight Read More