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✇ Reuters Top News

Oil climbs on prospect of OPEC cuts despite lingering U.S.-China trade concerns

November 19th 2018 at 08:21

Oil prices rose by around 1 percent on Monday amid expectations that top exporter Saudi Arabia will push producer club OPEC to cut supply towards year-end.

✇ Reuters World News

Iran hopeful that Europe can salvage nuclear deal: foreign ministry

November 19th 2018 at 08:13

Iran is still hopeful that its 2015 nuclear deal with major powers can be saved despite the withdrawal of the United States, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday.

✇ Reuters Top News

Iran hopeful that Europe can salvage nuclear deal: foreign ministry

November 19th 2018 at 08:13

Iran is still hopeful that its 2015 nuclear deal with major powers can be saved despite the withdrawal of the United States, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday.

✇ Reuters World News

UK PM May's opponents six letters short of no confidence vote: The Sun

November 19th 2018 at 08:02

Opponents of British Prime Minister Theresa May are six letters short of the threshold to trigger a no confidence vote, The Sun newspaper reported.

✇ Reuters World News

UK's Hunt lands in Iran to discuss nuclear deal, bilateral issues: TV

November 19th 2018 at 07:50

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt arrived in Tehran on Monday for the first time since taking office to hold talks with Iranian authorities on issues including the future of the 2015 nuclear deal, Iranian media reported.

✇ Reuters Sports News

Top 25 roundup: No. 16 VT edges No. 23 Purdue

November 19th 2018 at 07:56

Three players scored more than 20 points for No. 16 Virginia Tech on Sunday night as the Hokies made up a double-digit deficit to beat No. 23 Purdue 89-83 for the Charleston (S.C.) Classic championship.

✇ FoxNews Latest News

Former Obama official says Georgia gov-elect not ‘normal head of the state’

By Bradford Betz — November 19th 2018 at 07:52

Georgia Gov.-elect Brian Kemp should not be treated as a “normal head of the state” because of allegations of voter suppression during this month's election, a former ethics chief for the Obama administration said Sunday.

✇ FoxNews Politics

Former Obama official says Georgia gov-elect not ‘normal head of the state’

By Bradford Betz — November 19th 2018 at 07:52

Georgia Gov.-elect Brian Kemp should not be treated as a “normal head of the state” because of allegations of voter suppression during this month's election, a former ethics chief for the Obama administration said Sunday.

✇ Reuters Top News

APEC fails to live up to its name amid U.S., China acrimony

November 19th 2018 at 07:47

The C in APEC stands for Cooperation. But when the two biggest members are fighting a trade war and using the forum to attack each other's policies, it was always going to be hard work delivering on that.

✇ FoxNews Latest News

Sentencing set for man after guilty plea in family killings

By KATHLEEN FOODY — November 19th 2018 at 06:44

A Colorado man is set to be sentenced Monday after pleading guilty to murdering his pregnant wife and their two young daughters and dumping their bodies on an oil work site.

✇ Reuters Sports News

NHL roundup: Avs beat OT buzzer and Ducks

November 19th 2018 at 07:20

Gabriel Landeskog scored the tying goal in the third period, and Mikko Rantanen delivered the game-winner with 1.3 seconds remaining in overtime Sunday to give the visiting Colorado Avalanche a 4-3 victory over the Anaheim Ducks.

✇ EurActiv

The Brexit saga will go on for years

By Denis MacShane — November 19th 2018 at 07:21

The deal agreed between the United Kingdom and the European Union has detonated the biggest political dispute in British politics since Neville Chamberlain came back from Munich in 1938 waving a leaf of paper and proclaiming he had won “Peace in our time”, writes Denis MacShane.

✇ EurActiv

Raw materials ‘megatrends’ point to looming supply risks in Europe

By Frédéric Simon — November 19th 2018 at 07:20

Markets for raw materials have recovered from the 2008 financial crash, fuelled by the continued digital transformation of the economy and the rapid deployment of green technologies. Is the world on track for a repeat of the resource boom seen in the early 21st century?

✇ The Register

A little phishing knowledge may be a dangerous thing

November 19th 2018 at 07:12

Boffins find those who know about phishing more likely to be duped than the less informed

Phishing works more frequently on those who understand what social engineering is than on those who live in blissful ignorance, or so a study of students at University of Maryland, Baltimore County suggests.…

✇ Financial Times Companies

Tencent looks to counter China freeze with Sea deal

November 19th 2018 at 07:03

Tie-up bolsters Tencent’s access to south-east Asia’s fast-growing online gaming market

✇ Financial Times Technology

Tencent looks to counter China freeze with Sea deal

November 19th 2018 at 07:03

Tie-up bolsters Tencent’s access to south-east Asia’s fast-growing online gaming market

✇ EurActiv

Sustainability in Brazilian soy supply chain – the complexities of tackling deforestation [Promoted content]

By Nathalie Lecocq - Director General FEDIOL — November 19th 2018 at 07:00

Representatives of the Brazil government and of the Brazil soy supply chain are planning to engage in renewed discussions with EU stakeholders and policy-makers in Brussels this week, writes Nathalie Lecocq.

✇ Telecompaper Headlines

Last week in telecoms: regulation, Italy, BT and Telenet in focus

November 19th 2018 at 07:00

(Telecompaper) Last week, the European telecoms sector managed to outperform the broader market. The Telecompaper sector index ended the week up 0.7 percent, versus 1.5 percent loss for the EuroStoxx 50 index. Vodafone and Deutsche Telekom, our index's heaviest contributors, ended the week with gains of 6.6 and 3.0 percent, respectively. Two microcaps delivered the best results: Tiscali (+20%) and Forthnet (+9.8%). Gamma Communications, without significant news, lost 12 percent, erasing much of this year's gain.

✇ EurActiv

The global race for raw materials

By Frédéric Simon — November 19th 2018 at 06:21

The European Union first adopted a raw materials strategy in 2008, at a time when commodity prices were at an all-time high and fears were running high of a global scramble for natural resources. The financial crash that followed conveniently swept the issue under the carpet. But this may have only been temporary.

✇ EurActiv

Greece’s energy future on the line

By Nikos Mantzaris — November 19th 2018 at 06:09

Lignite has been the driving force of the Greek economy for the last six decades and the government intends to keep it that way, even though this most polluting of fuels is now becoming uncompetitive, writes Nikos Mantzaris.

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