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Softer France and Spain growth clouds EC

French economic growth slowed slightly more than expected in the first quarter as business investment and exports eased.  And, as Silvia Antonioli reports, Spain's latest growth numbers may also stir the debate on whether the euro zone's strong economic recovery is running out steam.

30-Apr-2018
RBS surprises on profit, but traders see

Royal Bank of Scotland showed signs of competition squeezing returns and business customers being unhappy with its services on Friday, which combined with a looming Department of Justice fine to overshadow a forecast-beating first quarter profit.  David Pollard reports.

30-Apr-2018
Record whisky fetches $1.2 mln ini Dubai

The world's most expensive bottles of whisky have been sold in Dubai.  The two limited editions of Macallan Scotch were bought for $600,000 each, thought to be the most paid by a private buyer. Nawied Jabarkhyl reports

30-Apr-2018
U.S. billionaire makes Wembley bid

England's Football Association is in negotiations to sell Wembley Stadium, the home of the national soccer team, to U.S. billionaire Shahid Khan, owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars American football team. David Doyle reports.

30-Apr-2018
Amazon unpacks an explosive first quarte

Amazon blowing through all earnings expectations on Thursday, more than doubling its profit in its latest quarter compared with the same period last year. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.

30-Apr-2018
Wall Street gains on strong earnings

Stocks advanced on Thursday, boosted by strong earnings results and a rebound in technology stocks. Fred Katayama reports.

30-Apr-2018
GM profit dips but still beats estimates

General Motors reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit despite a drop in production of high-margin pickup trucks, as it gears up for new models that are expected to boost profits next year. Aleksandra Michalska reports.

30-Apr-2018
Southwest says explosion will hurt booki

Southwest Airlines warned that fallout from a fatal mid-air explosion last week will weigh on second-quarter bookings. Aleksandra Michalska reports.

30-Apr-2018
Draghi hails "solid" growth as ECB keeps

European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi played down concerns over softness in the euro zone economy on Thursday as the ECB kept policy on hold, bolstering expectations that it will halt bond purchases by year-end. (Rouch Cut only - no reporter  narration)

30-Apr-2018
Falling rouble sees McDonald's French fr

French fries at McDonald's restaurants in Russia will be Russian from now on, as U.S. sanctions have spurred on a shift by the American fast-food chain to use local potatoes. Ivor Bennett reports.

30-Apr-2018
International sales drive Pepsi profit h

PepsiCo's quarterly profit and sales rose and topped expectations. As Fred Katayama reports, sales were particularly robust in Latin America.

30-Apr-2018
Volkswagen on right path for new CEO des

Volkswagen's first-quarter operating profit has fallen but optimism over its new chief executive and lower diesel emissions scandal provisions lifted its shares. As Sonia Legg reports, two weeks after elevating brand chief Herbert Diess to group CEO the German carmaker is shifting the focus to making its operating business more efficient.

30-Apr-2018
Deutsche cuts investment banking, but Ba

Deutsche Bank has announced cutbacks to its bond and equities trading in a major overhaul of its troubled investment bank, after posting a 79 percent drop in net profit in the first quarter.  As David Pollard reports, the results contrasted with Barclays where improved income from its investment bank helped it report a better-than-expected first quarter pretax profit of 1.7 billion pounds ($2.4 billion).

30-Apr-2018
'Small-town kids' shape future of China'

Until now, China's consumption has been led by residents of the capital and free-spending coastal cities. But as Eve Johnson reports, the hinterland has been catching up fast, transformed by industrialization and rapid urbanization in the last 10 years.

30-Apr-2018
Big profits for Shell & Total on stronge

Royal Dutch Shell has reported a 42 percent rise in first-quarter profit to its highest in more than three years on stronger oil prices and production.  As Ivor Bennett reports, French oil and gas major Total is also enjoying the high price environment saying it will surpass its 2018 output target.

30-Apr-2018
Samsung records record quarterly profit

Samsung reported a record quarterly profit on Thursday thanks to strong demand for semiconductors used in servers, despite weakness in the global smartphone market that the company said could slow earnings growth. Ed Giles reports.

30-Apr-2018
Facebook delivers big earnings despite t

Facebook produced another stellar earnings report in the first quarter on Wednesday, despite facing its biggest challenge ever from a major data breach scandal. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.

30-Apr-2018
5 platforms to help every woman with tha

New Delhi: A homemaker has a sum of endless roles and often these roles are overlooked as women automatically recourse their responsibilities towards the kitchen. But with evolving time, the participation and partnership of both women and men are being considered integral. Today, each woman has started spending their leisure time in doing something that she loves, so that she can refill and restore her own soul and be equipped to pour into the lives of the family.

30-Apr-2018
AT&T's first-quarter profit rises 33 per

AT&T's first-quarter profit rose about 33 percent as the No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier signed up more subscribers who pay monthly bills. Aleksandra Michalska reports.

30-Apr-2018
Stocks end higher despite rate jitters

Wall Street eked out a small gain Wednesday as optimism over upbeat earnings offset jitters over rising bond yields and corporate costs. Fred Katayama reports.

30-Apr-2018
Twitter beats estimates on overseas grow

Twitter reported its second profitable quarter and topped Wall Street targets for revenue and monthly active users, as advertisers in Asia and other markets outside the United States embraced its video ads. Aleksandra Michalska reports.

30-Apr-2018
Car makers brush off fears of trade war

Trade tensions between China and the U.S. dominated the first day of the Beijing Auto Show.  David Pollard reports.

30-Apr-2018
WhatsApp raises minimum age in Europe to

WhatsApp, the popular messaging service owned by Facebook Inc, is raising its minimum age from 13 to 16 in Europe to help it comply with new data privacy rules coming into force next month. Scarlett Cvitanovich reports

30-Apr-2018
Whitbread to spin off Costa Coffee

Whitbread will spin off Costa Coffee after activist investors pushed for Britain's biggest coffee chain to be listed as a separate business. Rosanna Philpott reports.

30-Apr-2018
Boeing lifts forecasts as margins grow

The world's largest planemaker raised its forecasts for profit and cash flow. As Fred Katayama reports, its operating margins rose along with profit and revenue.

30-Apr-2018
Sky pulls support for Murdoch bid as Com

Sky has withdrawn its recommendation of Rupert Murdoch's contested bid for the European pay-TV group after rival Comcast submitted a higher, 22 billion-pound ($31 billion) cash offer on Wednesday. As David Pollard reports, there may now be a bidding war for the European pay-TV group.

30-Apr-2018
Gucci fuels booming sales at luxury firm

Booming sales growth at French luxury group Kering got even faster in the first quarter, sending its shares to record highs, as red-hot demand for its Gucci clothing and handbags was joined by other labels such as Balenciaga. Silvia Antonioli reports

30-Apr-2018
Markets cheer Credit Suisse - but no lif

Credit Suisse reports a 16.4 percent year-on-year rise in first-quarter net income and profits at Lloyds Bank jump by 23 percent.  David Pollard looks at whether the bad times are finally over for banks.

30-Apr-2018
Takeda sweetens the pill for Shire with

Rare disease specialist Shire says it is willing to recommend a sweetened $64 billion offer from Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical Co to shareholders, in what would be the biggest acquisition of a drug company this year. Silvia Antonioli reports.

30-Apr-2018
China's tech titans are under fire for '

Top Chinese tech companies and government departments have been singled out in a Human Rights Watch report that says discriminatory hiring practices based on gender are rife in China.  Ryan Brooks reports.

30-Apr-2018
Nile mega-dam scares downstream Egyptian

Egyptian rice-farmers are having to change their crops and livelihoods because of a mega-dam thousands of kilometers upstream in Ethiopia. The Grand Renaissance Dam has thrown Egypt's water-scarcity woes into sharp focus.  Lucy Fielder reports

30-Apr-2018
Messi hits three as Barcelona clinch lea

A Coruna (Spain), Apr 30 (ANI): Barcelona were crowned La Liga champions for the 25th time after beating Deportivo La Coruna 4-2 with the help of a hat-trick from talisman Lionel Messi. Barca marched into a 2-0 lead with goals from record signing Philippe Coutinho and top scorer Messi in the first half. Depotivo striker Lucas Perez pulled one back for Deportivo five minutes before halftime and Turkish midfielder Emre Colak levelled for the Galicians in the 64th minute. But Argentine maestro Messi had other ideas, restoring Barca's lead from close range in the 82nd minute before completing his treble with his 32nd league goal of the season.

30-Apr-2018
Barca fans celebrate La Liga title tryin

Barcelona fans celebrate La Liga title in Las Ramblas with dancing, singing, and flares

30-Apr-2018
Messi hits three as Barcelona clinch lea

Lionel Messi scores three as Barcelona wrap up La Liga title with a 4-2 win at Deportivo La Coruna

30-Apr-2018
Tanak triumphs in Rally Argentina

Ott Tänak drives to a comprehensive victory in the Argentina rally with championship leader Sebastien Ogier finishing fourth.

30-Apr-2018
Koxa wins XXL Biggest Wave Award after w

Brazilian surfer Rodrigo Koxa has won the XXL Biggest Wave Award in Santa Monica, California, on Saturday after achieving a world record in Nazare last year.

30-Apr-2018
South Koreans dominate on final day of A

World record holder Kim Woojin and Olympic Champion Chang Hye Jin take recurve men's and women's gold medals in Shanghai

30-Apr-2018
Ackermann takes final stage as Roglic wi

LottoNL-Jumbo rider Primoz Roglic wins the Tour of Romandie after the Yellow Jersey finished safely in the peloton

30-Apr-2018
We need fans behind us against Bayern, s

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has called on his club's supporters to be at their noisiest against Bayern Munich at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday

30-Apr-2018
Japan's Kanoa Igarashi bags World Surf L

Santa Cruz (Portugal), Apr 29 (ANI): Japan's Kanoa Igarashi claims World Surf League Qualifying Series win at the Pro Santa Cruz in Portugal. Igarashi outdueled Spaniard Aritz Aranburu in the two man final heat with his score of 13.83 (out of possible 20) while Aranburu managed a score of just 7.40 at the Praia de Fisica on Portugal's western shore. Igarashi, currently ranked 24th in the world, also competes on the top tier WSL Championship Tour but after a difficult start to the season took part in the Qualifying Series event.

30-Apr-2018
Injured Ohtani to miss much anticipated

Angels Shohei Ohtani to miss much anticipated pitching showdown with Yankees Masahiro Tanaka due to injury

30-Apr-2018
Japan's Kanoa Igarashi claims WSL Qualif

Japan's Kanoa Igarashi claims World Surf League Qualifying Series win at the Pro Santa Cruz in Portugal

30-Apr-2018
Struggling Hamburg beat Wolfsburg in rel

Hamburg continue to believe in survival as they take another step towards a miraculous comeback from the brink with a win over relegation rivals Wolfsburg.

30-Apr-2018
Cologne bow out of Bundesliga after five

Freiburg move closer to safety as Cologne are relegated from the Bundesliga after a stoppage time win for Freiburg.

30-Apr-2018
Bayern beat Eintracht Frankfurt 4-1 with

Bayern Munich score four past Eintracht Frankfurt despite fielding a second string team ahead of their crucial Champions League semi-final against Real Madrid.

30-Apr-2018
Craig Breen out of Rally Argentina after

Citroen driver Craig Breen is out of the Rally Argentina after damaging his roll cage in a crash

30-Apr-2018
Vergne wins home race in Formula E

French driver Jean-Eric Vergne took the honours at the Paris ePrix

30-Apr-2018
Barcelona set for title party at Deporti

Barcelona is set to clinch the La Liga on Sunday but coach Ernesto Valverde says his players have an obligation to fight for it

30-Apr-2018
Drivers battle with fog on day three of

Estonian Ott Tanak wins the opening two speed tests to extend his lead in the Rally Argentina

30-Apr-2018
Lopez, Jongho win gold at Archery World

Sara Lopez and Kim Jongho wIn individual compound gold medals at the first stage of the Hyundai Archery World Cup

30-Apr-2018
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