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Spain declares climate emergency, gets climate plan ready

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New York Post – For more and to sign up click here MADRID — Spain’s new government declared a national climate emergency on Tuesday, taking a formal first step toward enacting ambitious measures to fight climate change. The declaration approved by the Cabinet says the left-of-center Socialist government will send......
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The Diplomatic Intrigue That Gave Morocco a Cameo Appearance in the U.S. Civil War | History

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In the winter of 1862, Union troops occupied Fort Henry and Fort Donelson on the Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers. Jefferson Davis was inaugurated as President of the Confederacy. Two ironside battleships, the Monitor and the Merrimack fought to a stalemate off Hampton Roads, Virginia. And on the coast of North......
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Ryanair says could start getting Boeing 737 MAX by April

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FILE PHOTO: An aerial photo shows Boeing 737 MAX aircraft at Boeing facilities at the Grant County International Airport in Moses Lake, Washington, September 16, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson/File Photo MADRID (Reuters) – Ryanair (RYA.I) could receive its first deliveries of up to 10 grounded 737 MAX aircraft from Boeing (BA.N)......
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Mediaset approves changes to keep pan-European TV plan afloat

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MILAN (Reuters) – Italy’s Mediaset on Friday won shareholder approval for governance tweaks needed to smooth a pan-European expansion plan despite opposition from its second-biggest investor Vivendi, which is fighting the project in court. FILE PHOTO: The Mediaset tower is seen in Cologno Monzese neighbourhood Milan, Italy, in this April......
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Mediaset seeks shareholder approval to ease pan-European plan

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MILAN (Reuters) – Italy’s biggest commercial broadcaster Mediaset (MS.MI) has called a shareholder meeting on Friday over governance tweaks needed to ease a pan-European expansion plan which its second-largest investor Vivendi (VIV.PA) is fighting in court. FILE PHOTO: The Mediaset tower is seen in Cologno Monzese neighbourhood Milan, Italy, in......
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Airbus boosts output at U.S. plant amid tariff dispute

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Airbus is pictured at the aircraft builder’s headquarters of Airbus in Colomiers near Toulouse, France, November 15, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus will increase production of A320-family jets at its Mobile, Alabama, plant to seven a month by the beginning of 2021, adding......
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Walsh to bow out after building British Airways parent IAG

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LONDON (Reuters) – Willie Walsh, head of British Airways parent firm IAG (ICAG.L), will step down in June from the airlines group he helped build and hand the reins to Luis Gallego, current CEO of IAG’s Iberia. FILE PHOTO: Willie Walsh, CEO of International Airlines Group speaks during the closing......
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British Airways-owner IAG says Willie Walsh to stand down

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FILE PHOTO: Willie Walsh, CEO of International Airlines Group speaks during the closing press briefing at the 2016 International Air Transport Association (IATA) Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit in Dublin, Ireland June 3, 2016. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne LONDON (Reuters) – International Airlines Group (ICAG.L), owner of British......
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Alibaba undercuts Amazon in Europe to woo wary brands

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MADRID/HANGZHOU, China (Reuters) – After years of reconnaissance, China’s retail king Alibaba is finally making its move on Europe. It is undercutting Amazon sellers’ fees to attract vendors but has had mixed results, six sources with direct knowledge of the matter said. FILE PHOTO: A logo of Alibaba Group is......
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VW’s Seat brand chief steps down as Renault continues CEO hunt

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FRANKFURT/PARIS (Reuters) – Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) on Tuesday said that Luca de Meo has stepped down from his current role as head of its Spanish Seat brand just as rival Renault (RENA.PA) intensifies efforts to find a new chief executive. FILE PHOTO: SEAT President and CEO Luca de Meo poses during......
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Exclusive: Airbus beats goal with 863 jet deliveries in 2019, ousts Boeing from top spot

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PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus has become the world’s largest planemaker for the first time since 2011 after delivering a forecast-beating 863 aircraft in 2019, seizing the crown from embattled U.S. rival Boeing (BA.N), airport and tracking sources said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: An Airbus A350 takes off at the aircraft......
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Tencent gets into global groove with stake in Vivendi’s Universal

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PARIS/HONG KONG (Reuters) – A Tencent-led consortium is taking a 10% stake in Vivendi’s Universal Music Group, valuing the music label that houses Lady Gaga and The Beatles at 30 billion euros ($34 billion) and giving the Chinese firm a global backstage pass. FILE PHOTO: A Tencent sign at the......
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New Boeing boss faces EU pressure over Embraer tie-up – sources

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PARIS (Reuters) – As Boeing’s (BA.N) new boss tackles the immediate crisis over its grounded 737 MAX jet, he also faces pressing questions from European regulators over a deal to buy the commercial arm of Brazil’s Embraer – seen as key to its longer-term strategy. FILE PHOTO: E2-195 plane with......
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The best year financial markets have ever had?

Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) – For all the angst about trade wars, geopolitics and a sputtering and overly indebted global economy, 2019 might just be the best year investors have ever had. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., June 24,......
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Traveling with a baby — here’s what I learned after flying 26 times with my 2-year-old

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Traveling with a baby is like preparing for a rocket launch. One wrong move can leave you with an unhappy baby and exhausted parents. But if you get it right, it’s a beautiful and stress-free journey. Source link: Click here for more...
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Stocks near record highs, Sweden ends negative rates

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LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks drifted down from the week’s record highs on Thursday, while the crown gained as Sweden’s central bank became the first to raise interest rates from negative territory. The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, December 18,......
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Abu Dhabi leads $167 million investment in Spanish delivery app Glovo

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The extra cash will be used to help Glovo hire 300 new engineers and developers by mid-2020 and to expand into new territories. Source link: Click here for more...
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Boeing 737 MAX freeze divides suppliers into haves and have-nots

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SEATTLE/PARIS (Reuters) – Boeing Co’s decision to suspend aerospace’s biggest production line exposes contrasts in the U.S.-dominated 737 MAX supply chain, severely straining some niche machine shops while giving engine giants time to iron out their own wrinkles. FILE PHOTO: Airplane fuselages bound for Boeing’s 737 Max production facility await......
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Renault offers CEO job to SEAT’s Luca De Meo, says La Vanguardia

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FILE PHOTO: SEAT President and CEO Luca de Meo poses during an interview at the SEAT car factory in Martorell, near Barcelona, Spain October 31, 2018. Picture taken October 31, 2018. REUTERS/Albert Gea/File Photo MADRID (Reuters) – French carmaker Renault (RENA.PA) has offered the chairman of Volkswagen’s (VOWG.DE) SEAT brand,......
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Shares and sterling leap on trade and Brexit boosts

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LONDON (Reuters) – Stock markets and sterling gained on Friday as U.S.-China trade hopes and an election win for Britain’s Brexit-backing Conservative Party cleared two of the clouds on the global investment horizon. The relief undercut safe-haven sovereign bonds and the Japanese yen and led markets to scale back expectations......

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