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Shares inch higher after Fed cut; BOJ, SNB, BoE keep powder dry

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LONDON (Reuters) – World share markets and bond yields nudged modestly higher on Thursday as the U.S. Federal Reserve’s second interest rate cut of the year and promises of support from other top central banks kept global recession jitters at bay. FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City of Read More

Police raid ‘network of pay-TV pirates’ broadcasting to millions

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Police have raided a network of suspected pay-TV pirates, seizing equipment and shutting down services being streamed to tens of millions of people. The biggest provider, known as Xtream Codes, had about 50 millions users worldwide, Italian police said. Its service bundled together content from Sky Italia, Netflix, Italian broadcaster Mediaset and sports live-stream service Read More

Exclusive: Italy cuts 2019, 2020 GDP growth forecasts – sources

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ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s new government expects the economy to expand by only about 0.4% next year after eking out 0.1% growth this year, three sources close to the matter told Reuters, underscoring the need for an expansionary 2020 budget. The “CityLife” commercial and business district is seen under construction in Milan, Italy February 26, Read More

UK officials tell migrants in France: You are being lied to

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British immigration officials have warned migrants in northern France they are being lied to by people smugglers promising them a better life in the UK. Their intervention comes at a time when the number of migrant crossings has been increasing, partly because of camps being cleared. There was another clearance on Tuesday, when almost a Read More

Italian soldier stabbed in throat by attacker who reportedly shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’

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An Italian soldier was stabbed in the throat by an assailant who reportedly shouted “Allahu Akbar” outside the Central Station in Milan on Tuesday. The alleged stabbing took place at approximately 10:45am local time. The soldier was struck in the neck and shoulder during the frenzied assault, Milano Todayreports. The attacker fled the scene in Read More

Italian soldier stabbed in Milan central station, attacker shouted ‘Allahu akbar’ – reports

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An Italian soldier was stabbed in the throat by an attacker who reportedly shouted “Allah akbar” outside the Central Station in Milan on Tuesday. The alleged attack took place at approximately 10:45 local time. The soldier was struck in the neck and shoulder during the frenzied attack, Milano Today reports. The attacker fled the scene Read More

Atlantia’s CEO set to step down as bridge probe darkens

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MILAN (Reuters) – The long-standing head of Italian infrastructure group Atlantia (ATL.MI) is ready to step down as a probe into a deadly bridge collapse snowballs, prompting its top shareholder, the Benetton family, to pull support, sources said on Monday. Giovanni Castellucci, who masterminded a multi-billion merger with Spanish rival Abertis last year, will hand Read More

Dreamhouse for free? These 5 destinations offer free homes, but there’s a catch

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Many places worldwide offer newcomers insanely cheap real estate or even cash in an effort to tackle problems like urbanization, bad demographic situations, or lack of workforce. However, they all come with strings attached. 1. Molise region, southern Italy A region in southern Italy has recently announced it will pay newcomers €700 ($780) a month for Read More

Milan bourse strategic for Italy due to MTS bond trading platform: minister

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FILE PHOTO: Italian Finance and Economy Minister Roberto Gualtieri talks to media before the informal meeting of ministers for economic and financial affairs (ECOFIN) and Eurogroup in Helsinki, Finland, 13 September 2019. Lehtikuva/Martti Kainulainen via REUTERS ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s new economy minister said on Friday that the Milan bourse, which is part of the Read More

Alliance between Berlin & Warsaw? New docs reveal what pushed USSR towards Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact

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Recently released papers shed new light on the infamous non-aggression pact between the USSR and the Nazis. It was allegedly the West’s enmity and a potential alliance between Poland and Germany that forced Moscow’s hand. The Russian Defense Ministry has published a batch of historical documents in the wake of the 80th anniversary of the Read More