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  • Foreign banks resist losses on Spanish motorway rescue

    MADRID (Reuters) - Foreign banks are dragging out a 2.3 billion euro ($3 billion) rescue plan for bankrupt Spanish motorways, seeking better terms to recoup more of the money they lent the nine toll road companies, three sources said. Under the plan, the...
  • Weak demand hits factory activity across Asia, Europe

    BANGALORE/LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Dwindling demand hurt factory activity across much of Asia and Europe in September, and mixed manufacturing indicators in the Americas on Wednesday raised the chances of slower global economic growth in the months...
  • Eyeing 2015 vote, British PM Cameron pledges 7 billion pounds in tax cuts

    BIRMINGHAM England (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron promised to hand almost half the British population a tax cut if re-elected next year, a pledge he hopes will win over millions of voters and refocus debate away from a schism inside his party...
  • Check out this gorgeous Mars picture, courtesy of India's orbiter

    Check out this gorgeous Mars picture, courtesy of India's orbiter
    Hello Mars! You're looking lovely this week! The Indian Space Research Organization, or ISRO, has released a handful of images of Mars taken by its Mars Orbiter Mission, or MOM, in the last few days, and while they are all beautiful, this one showing...
  • New Swedish government weighs quotas for women on company boards

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A new Swedish government could introduce quotas to bring more women onto company boards if businesses don't act themselves during the next two years, a spokesman for the Green Party said on Wednesday. The Green Party looks set to be...
  • Eurocontrol seeks more info sharing for airspace safety

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Europe's air-traffic control organization on Tuesday fleshed out a plan for countries to share non-public intelligence in conflict zones to help airlines avert tragedies such as the one that claimed 298 lives over Ukraine in July....
  • Ukraine cease-fire pressured by pro-Russia attacks, weapons buildup

    Ukraine cease-fire pressured by pro-Russia attacks, weapons buildup
    Pro-Russia separatists attacked Ukrainian government forces with Grad rockets and artillery in two unsuccessful attempts to seize the idled Donetsk international airport, Ukrainian security officials said Tuesday. The concerted campaign to wrest...
  • U.S. confident can find balance with EU on investor rights

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is keen to include investor protection in a trade pact being negotiated with the European Union and will work with EU officials to find the right balance, a senior U.S. trade official said on Tuesday. Europe's...
  • Italy pushes back structural budget goal as recession bites

    ROME (Reuters) - Italy faces a third consecutive year of economic contraction in 2014 that will slow efforts to bring its budget into balance, Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan said on Tuesday. Padoan confirmed that the government expected economic...
  • Authors cruise through California’s wine counties - one vineyard at a time

    (Reuters) - Although authors Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen took two years to research their newest book "Wines of California, The Comprehensive Guide" it still was not enough time to visit all the 8,000-plus wineries that dot the state. The door-...
  • Deputy of ousted Ukraine leader beaten by mob in Odessa

    Deputy of ousted Ukraine leader beaten by mob in Odessa
    KIEV (Reuters) - A deputy from the party of ousted Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich was attacked and beaten by a crowd in the Black Sea resort of Odessa on Tuesday during political campaigning for a parliamentary election set for Oct. 26. Nestor...
  • EU says Ireland swapped Apple tax deal for jobs

    EU says Ireland swapped Apple tax deal for jobs
    BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union has accused Ireland of swerving international tax rules by letting Apple shelter profits worth tens of billions of dollars from revenue collectors in return for maintaining jobs. European Competition...