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 2022-06-30 10:27 

Reuters

Norway oil workers at one union reject wage deal...

Members of the Lederne labour union representing Norwegian oil workers have voted against a wage deal negotiated with oil companies, a state-appointed mediator said on Thursday....

 2022-06-30 10:26 

Reuters

Former F1 supremo Ecclestone condemned for 'extraordinary' Putin comments...

Former Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone drew condemnation on Thursday after the 91-year-old defended Russian President Vladimir Putin in a television interview as a "first class person" he would "take a bullet" for....

 2022-06-30 10:25 

Reuters

Russia open to dialogue on nuclear non-proliferation, Putin says...

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Moscow was open to a dialogue on strategic stability and nuclear non-proliferation....

 2022-06-30 10:25 

Reuters

Nuts and bolts of the LME's cancelled nickel trades legal case...

Hedge fund Elliott Associates and Jane Street Global Trading are suing the London Metal Exchange for up to $500 million after the LME cancelled nickel trades on March 8 when prices soared to record highs above $100,000 a tonne in chaotic trade....

 2022-06-30 10:24 

Reuters

LME examining UK's sanctions on Nornickel boss Potanin...

The London Metal Exchange (LME) is examining sanctions which Britain has imposed on oligarch Vladimir Potanin, chief executive of Nornickel , the world's largest refined nickel producer, the exchange said on Thursday....

 2022-06-30 10:21 

Reuters

Portugal's June inflation rise at fastest pace in 30 years...

Portuguese consumer prices jumped 8.7% year-on-year in June, at their fastest pace since December 1992, up from 8% in May, flash data from the National Statistics Institute (INE) showed on Thursday....

 2022-06-30 10:19 

Reuters

German finance minister says no third relief package before 2023 - WirtschaftsWoche...

Germany does not have the funds to deliver a third package of relief measures for cash-strapped households in 2022, Finance Minister Christian Lindner said in an interview published on Thursday....

 2022-06-30 10:15 

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Further pain in store for Asian currencies after turbulent first-half | Reuters...

Asian currencies will wallow in the near-term, analysts forecast this week, with any respite from their first-half losses only likely to come in the form of proactive policy normalization by regional central banks combined with a Chinese recovery....

 2022-06-30 10:15 

UPI

Idris Elba, Gabriel Byrne lend voices to characters in BBC animated Christmas special...

Idris Elba, Gabriel Byrne and Tom Hollander are lending their voices to critter characters in the upcoming BBC Christmas cartoon, "The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse."...

 2022-06-30 10:11 

Reuters

At finish line, U.S. Supreme Court readies climate, immigration rulings...

The U.S. Supreme Court is set on Thursday to issue its final two rulings of its current term, one on federal agency power to tackle climate change and the other on President Joe Biden's ability to end a hardline immigration policy begun under his pred...

 2022-06-30 10:10 

Reuters

Biden administration drilling plan may exclude all waters beyond Gulf of Mexico...

The U.S. Interior Department has recommended to the White House that all federal offshore oil and gas drilling auctions over the next five years be located in the Gulf of Mexico, where the drilling industry has already been focused for decades, according ...

 2022-06-30 10:10 

Reuters

As Jan. 6 hearings portray an unhinged Trump, DeSantis may be biggest winner...

This week's testimony at congressional hearings on the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol assault portrayed an enraged Donald Trump throwing food against a White House wall, voicing support for threats against his vice president, and dismissing the news that some of...

 2022-06-30 10:10 

Reuters

Uniper's works council chief said would be good if state stepped in...

The head of the works council at German utility Uniper , on Thursday said it would be preferable if the German state took a stake in the company, possibly the majority, as it is struggling with an ultra-tight European gas market with run-away prices....

 2022-06-30 10:10 

Reuters

Africa in need of test kits, vaccines for monkeypox - CDC Africa...

Africa has no vaccines for monkeypox and test kits are in short supply, the acting director of Africa's top public health agency said on Thursday....

 2022-06-30 10:09 

Reuters

What charges might Trump face for trying to overturn 2020 election?...

A U.S. congressional committee probing the Jan. 6, 2021, assault on the U.S. Capitol has sought to build a case that then-President Donald Trump behaved illegally when he sought to overturn his 2020 electoral defeat, but what charges might prosecutors bri...

 2022-06-30 10:08 

Reuters

Bankers' next pitch is corporate finance fiction...

It's not going to be a great year to be an investment banker. Fees from advising on mergers and initial public offerings slumped in the first half of 2022, while rising interest rates and jittery debt markets are inhibiting private equity buyers. So b...

 2022-06-30 10:05 

UPI

Ferdinand Marcos Jr., son of former dictator, sworn in as president of Philippines...

Ferdinand Marcos Jr., son and namesake of the dictator who was driven into exile by a popular revolt in 1986, completed his family's stunning return to power when he was sworn in on Thursday as Philippines president....

 2022-06-30 10:05 

Reuters

It's alive! How belief in AI sentience is becoming a problem...

AI chatbot company Replika, which offers customers bespoke avatars that talk and listen to them, says it receives a handful of messages almost every day from users who believe their online friend is sentient....

 2022-06-30 10:02 

Reuters

Ketanji Brown Jackson to be sworn in as first Black woman on U.S. Supreme Court...

Ketanji Brown Jackson is set to be sworn in on Thursday as a U.S. Supreme Court justice, making history as the first Black woman on the nation's top judicial body while joining it at a time when its conservative majority has been flexing its muscles i...

 2022-06-30 09:59 

Reuters

EU antitrust enforcers accept Irish insurers group's concessions...

EU antitrust enforcers accepted on Thursday an offer from Irish insurers' association Insurance Ireland to open up its data sharing platform to non-members and apply fair criteria to access it aimed at averting a possible hefty fine....

 2022-06-30 09:57 

Reuters

Grifols tells investors is not currently studying capital hike - source...

Spanish pharmaceuticals company Grifols is not analysing any increase in share capital for the timebeing, Grifols' vice president told investors on Thursday, according to a market source....

 2022-06-30 09:56 

Reuters

Orsted and TotalEnergies in joint bid for Dutch wind farm project...

Danish energy group Orsted and France's TotalEnergies have submitted a joint bid to build two wind farms in the Dutch part of the North Sea, they said on Thursday, with total capacity of 1.4 gigawatts (GW)....

 2022-06-30 09:54 

Reuters

Israel's Lapid: from heart-throb to the hot seat...

As a TV star and newspaper columnist, Yair Lapid titled his weekly commentary "Being Israeli" - a rhapsody about the politically centrist middle-class that he saw holding together a fractious country, with him as its tribune....

 2022-06-30 09:53 

Reuters

Greek economy to expand 3.2% this year, central bank projects...

The Bank of Greece, the country's central bank, revised the economy's growth outlook to 3.2% this year from 3.8% previously to reflect increased uncertainty due to the ongoing war in Ukraine and inflation, it said on Thursday....

 2022-06-30 09:45 

Reuters

Pope implicitly accuses Russia of aggression, imperialism in Ukraine...

Pope Francis on Thursday implicitly accused Russia of "armed conquest, expansionism and imperialism" in Ukraine, calling the conflict a "cruel and senseless war of aggression"....

 2022-06-30 09:44 

Reuters

UK's Northern Ireland trade law to face next parliamentary stage on July 13...

Legislation allowing Britain to scrap some of the rules on post-Brexit trade with Northern Ireland is next due to be debated in parliament on July 13, leader of the House of Commons Mark Spencer said on Thursday....

 2022-06-30 09:41 

UPI

N.Y. AG to Google Maps: Stop directing people seeking abortions to anti-abortion centers...

The New York Attorney General Office is calling on Google to correct search results that direct people seeking abortions to anti-abortion centers in New York....

 2022-06-30 09:41 

Reuters

Girls' education raised at Taliban's first national gathering since takeover...

At least one participant at a gathering organised by the Taliban of 3,000 male religious and ethnic leaders from across Afghanistan called on Thursday for high schools for girls to reopen....

 2022-06-30 09:27 

Reuters

France's Thales creates cloud services company powered by Google...

French defence company Thales said on Thursday it has created a new firm, dubbed S3NS, in partnership with Google to offer state-vetted cloud computing services for the storage of some of the country's most sensitive data....

 2022-06-30 09:25 

Reuters

Germany's IG Metall union sets sights on wage hike amid high inflation...

German trade union IG Metall looked set to call for a hike in wages for workers in the metal and electric industry amid spiking inflation, with its local branch in the state of Lower Saxony demanding an 8% increase....

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