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Didi seeks $1.5 billion car services spinoff ahead of likely IPO: sources

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing Technology Co Ltd is looking to spin off its car services unit in a deal worth up to $1.5 billion, ahead of its expected initial public offering (IPO), people with direct knowledge of the matter said.

EU to slam Google with record fine ahead of Juncker US visit

By Georgi Gotev

Google is set to face a record-busting EU antitrust fine this week over its Android mobile operating system but rivals hoping that an order to halt unfair business practices will help them may be disappointed.

Croatia’s renovation projects can teach us as much as their football

By Adrian Joyce

What do Croatia’s football team and its energy efficiency programmes have in common? Experience, skill, tenacity and an inspiring amount of success, writes Adrian Joyce.

Britain unveils fighter jet model to rival Franco-German programme

By Georgi Gotev

Britain unveiled a model of a sleek proposed fighter jet named Tempest yesterday (16 July), raising questions about the future of European defence cooperation, given that Germany and France launched their own fighter jet programme a year ago.

Israel shuts down cargo crossing into Gaza to punish Hamas

Israel shut down its only cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in response to continued Hamas hostilities, even after it agreed to a cease-fire ending 24 hours of intense fighting.

Israel shuts down cargo crossing into Gaza to punish Hamas

Israel shut down its only cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in response to continued Hamas hostilities, even after it agreed to a cease-fire ending 24 hours of intense fighting.

Brooklyn girl, 13, allegedly told to 'move on' by school counselor after reporting rape: report says

By Edmund DeMarche

An explosive lawsuit filed in Brooklyn on Friday alleged that a 13-year-old girl who informed school officials that she was raped by a classmate was told by a counselor days later, “if it happened, it happened—move on with your life,” The Daily News reported, citing the suit.

Walmart, Microsoft in partnership to use cloud tech

Retail giant Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it entered into a strategic partnership with Microsoft Corp for wider use of cloud and artificial intelligence technology, in a sign of major rivals of Amazon.com Inc coming together.

Chinese discounter Pinduoduo aims for up to $1.63 billion in U.S. IPO

Chinese online group discounter Pinduoduo plans to raise up to $1.63 billion from a U.S. listing, its latest filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange showed, in what would be the second-biggest U.S. float by a Chinese firm this year.

Housing is a right, not a commodity: Amsterdam signs global declaration

By robin

Amsterdam has signed up to a global declaration to the United Nations which states that ‘housing must first and foremost be...

Russia and Ukraine in EU-backed talks to avoid fresh β€˜gas wars’

By admin

Officials from Moscow and Kyiv were set to gather in Berlin on Tuesday (17 July) for EU-backed talks on the future of the transit of Russian gas through Ukraine in a bid to minimise disputes when the current contract expires next year.

Swedes set to smash renewable target 12 years early

By Sam Morgan

Sweden has made such large gains in building up renewable energy capacity that analysts believe the Nordic country will meet one of its 2030 targets this year, thanks largely to wind power.

7 nightmare days for Theresa May

By Denis MacShane

A second referendum or an extension to Article 50 could be the only way to cut the Brexit Gordian knot, argues Denis MacShane as he reflects on a nightmare week for Theresa May.

Video shows woman on bike fall into gap on Wisconsin bridge

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation on Monday released a video recording of a bicyclist riding through the warning gates of a draw bridge and falling between the gap, WISN.com reported.

San Antonio store owner's killer set for execution

By MICHAEL GRACZYK

A Texas death row inmate was set for execution Tuesday evening as lawyers argued in the courts that the state parole board improperly refused his clemency request because he's black.

Rand Paul sides with Trump on Russia, says critics 'motivated' by dislike of president

By Lukas Mikelionis

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Monday expressed his approval of President Donald Trump’s handling of Russia, joining a tiny minority of dovish Republicans embracing the president’s approach after a controversial press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Rand Paul sides with Trump on Russia, says critics 'motivated' by dislike of president

By Lukas Mikelionis

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Monday expressed his approval of President Donald Trump’s handling of Russia, joining a tiny minority of dovish Republicans embracing the president’s approach after a controversial press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Hong Kong regulator, banks launch blockchain-based trade finance platform

Hong Kong's banking regulator and seven banks, including HSBC Holdings PLC and Standard Chartered PLC , on Tuesday said they will jointly launch a trade finance platform in September using blockchain technology.

ICE uses 'Ride-Share Rapist' case to slam San Francisco over sanctuary policy: report

By Edmund DeMarche

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Monday blasted San Francisco over its sanctuary policy that “shields criminal aliens who prey on the community” by pointing to an illegal immigrant charged in connection to the rapes of four women, The San Francisco Chronicle reported.

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