Europe

Fiat Chrysler says Peugeot talks progressing despite GM lawsuit

November 21, 2019

FILE PHOTO: The logos of car manufacturers Fiat and Peugeot are seen in front of dealerships of the companies in Saint-Nazaire, France, November 8, 2019. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe/File Photo FRANKFURT/PARIS (HeadlineNews) – Fiat Chrysler (FCA) said on Thursday talks with Peugeot owner PSA Group to create a $50 billion carmaking group were going well, despite FCA […]

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‘Couldn’t believe what I was hearing’: White House aides testify in impeachment probe

November 20, 2019

WASHINGTON (HeadlineNews) – Senior U.S. officials told impeachment investigators in Congress on Tuesday they were concerned by President Donald Trump’s effort to get Ukraine to investigate a political rival, with one White House official calling it a “shock.” The third day of impeachment hearings conducted by the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee marked the first […]

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Emirates close to finalizing part of wide-body jet order with Airbus: sources

November 18, 2019

FILE PHOTO: The Airbus logo is pictured at Airbus headquarters in Blagnac near Toulouse, France, March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photo DUBAI (HeadlineNews) – Dubai state-owned airline Emirates [EMIRA.UL] was close to a deal on Monday to finalize at least part of a provisional order for 70 wide-body aircraft from Europe’s Airbus (AIR.PA), industry sources […]

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Switching allegiances? Brexit stirs election doubts around England

November 18, 2019

CREWE, England (HeadlineNews) – Jules Wilde has never voted for Britain’s Conservatives and would hate to do so at the Dec. 12 election, yet for the first time in his life, the 62-year-old carer is considering backing the governing party because of Brexit. Laura Smith, the Labour Party candidate for Crewe and Nantwich, talks to […]

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Airbus-backed tournament unveils first electric racing aircraft

November 17, 2019

(HeadlineNews) – An Airbus-backed air racing tournament unveiled an electric-powered sports aircraft on Sunday, billed as the world’s first, as the European planemaker seeks to boost its green aerospace technology. Several companies, including U.S. ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc (UBER.N), are working on electric-powered flying cars, amid increasing concerns about the environmental impact of fossil-fuel […]

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Russia says India delaying signing helicopters deal: executive

November 17, 2019

DUBAI (HeadlineNews) – The head of Russian Helicopters said on Sunday that India was delaying the signing of a firm agreement for purchasing 140 helicopters despite providing all information. Chief Executive Andrey Boginsky also said it would benefit India if the planned order for over 100 rotorcraft for the Indian Navy could be combined with […]

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Turkey says it bought Russian S-400s to use them, not put them aside

November 16, 2019

ANKARA (HeadlineNews) – Turkey bought S-400 missile defense systems from Russia to use them, not put them aside, the head of the Turkish Defense Industry Directorate said on Saturday, days after talks between President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump. FILE PHOTO: Parts of a Russian S-400 defense system are unloaded from a Russian […]

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UK’s Labour vows to nationalize some of BT in free broadband plan

November 15, 2019

LONDON (HeadlineNews) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party said it will nationalize telecoms provider BT’s fixed line network to provide free full-fiber broadband for all if it wins the Dec. 12 election. FILE PHOTO: The British Telecom Tower is seen in central London May 11, 2009. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth/File Photo The news, the latest proposal by Labour […]

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UK’s Labour vows to nationalize some of BT in free broadband plan

November 15, 2019

LONDON (HeadlineNews) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party said it would nationalize parts of telecoms provider BT’s network if it won power in the Dec. 12 election to provide free full-fiber broadband for all. FILE PHOTO: The British Telecom Tower is seen in central London May 11, 2009. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth/File Photo The news sent BT shares […]

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Oil rises amid optimism over OPEC supply cuts, hopes on U.S.-China trade

November 15, 2019

TOKYO (HeadlineNews) – Oil prices gained on Friday after OPEC’s forecast for oil demand next year fueled hopes that the producer group and allies will maintain supply cuts when they meet to discuss policy on output next month. FILE PHOTO: Oil pump jacks at sunset near Midland, Texas, U.S., August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Jessica Lutz/File Photo […]

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