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Arctic wildfires in June equivalent to Sweden’s annual emissions – U.N.

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GENEVA (Reuters) – Arctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 soccer pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country of Sweden does in a whole year, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Friday. “Since the start of June we’ve seen unprecedented wildfires in the Arctic region,” WMO spokeswoman Clare Nullis Read More

Deutsche Bank looks to boost wealth management as part of reinvention

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ZURICH (Reuters) – With other parts of its business facing hefty cuts, Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE) wants to expand its European operations handling the assets of rich clients and take market share from rivals after staunching the outflow of assets. The logo of Deutsche Bank is pictured on a company’s office in London, Britain July 8, Read More

UK shouldn’t be ripping off the people of Libya by spending Gaddafi’s billions – Prof. Richard Wolff

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The British government wants to start spending the money earned in taxes from frozen assets of late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. Professor Richard Wolff insists it’s the Libyan people who should get their money back. British lawmakers proposed handing over £17 million earned in taxes from the frozen assets to the victims of the Irish Read More

Facebook, privacy activist Schrems face off in July 9 court hearing

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Facebook will face Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems next week at Europe’s top court in a landmark case that could affect how hundreds of thousands of companies transfer personal data worldwide as well as Europeans’ privacy rights. FILE PHOTO: Austrian lawyer and privacy activist Max Schrems prepares his laptop during a Reuters Read More

EU leaders choose France’s Lagarde for ECB after marathon summit

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders agreed on Tuesday to name France’s Christine Lagarde as the new head of the European Central Bank and sealed a deal on filling the EU’s other top four jobs after marathon talks that have exposed deep divisions in the bloc. Three days of summit negotiations that at times looked Read More

Migrant rescue ship captain arrested after stand-off with Italy ends

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The captain of a German aid ship has been arrested after the vessel docked without permission on a tiny Italian island – and rammed a police motorboat blocking its way. Forty migrants stepped on to Italian soil after Sea-Watch 3 arrived in Lampedusa early on Saturday morning. Some of them hugged the crew and kissed Read More

Bitcoin sell-off accelerates, breaking below $11,000

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FILE PHOTO: Jewelry with the Bitcoin logo is seen on display at the Consensus 2018 blockchain technology conference in New York City, New York, U.S., May 16, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Segar (Reuters) – A pullback in prices of bitcoin deepened on Thursday, falling over 16% to below $11,000 after jumping to 18-month high of nearly $14,000 Read More

Tenaris Convenes General Meeting of Shareholders

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LUXEMBOURG, June 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tenaris S.A. (NYSE, Buenos Aires and Mexico: TS and MTA Italy: TEN) announces that it has published the convening notice to the General Meeting of Shareholders that will be held on July 29, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. (Central European Time) at Tenaris’s registered office, located at 29, avenue Read More

Subsea 7 share repurchase – Correction

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Luxembourg – 26 June 2019 – Subsea 7 S.A. (Oslo Børs: SUBC, ADR: SUBCY, ISIN LU0075646355) today announced that on 25 June 2019 the Company repurchased 250,000 of its shares at an average price of NOK 100.01 per share. The repurchase represents approximately 0.08% of the Company’s issued share capital.                      The shares were repurchased in Read More

The golden asteroid that could make everyone on Earth a billionaire

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Whether it was the Big Bang, Midas or God himself, we don’t really need to unlock the mystery of the origins of gold when we’ve already identified an asteroid worth $700 quintillion in precious heavy metals. If anything launches this metals mining space race, it will be this asteroid–Psyche 16, taking up residence between Mars Read More