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Irish government to sell Aer Lingus stake to IAG

Irish government to sell Aer Lingus stake to IAG

26 May 2015 | 0 comments

The Irish government is to sell its 25-percent stake in flag carrier Aer Lingus to International Airlines Group after receiving assurances on the airline's future, the transport minister said Tuesday."Following...

CORRECTED:  Greenaway to shoot Russia film backed by sanction-hit Putin ally

CORRECTED: Greenaway to shoot Russia film backed by sanction-hit Putin all...

26 May 2015 | 0 comments

British director Peter Greenaway is to direct a film about Russia backed by a billionaire businessman and ally of President Vladimir Putin who has come under US sanctions over the Ukraine crisis.The movie...

Maestro Barenboim to spend less time wielding baton

Maestro Barenboim to spend less time wielding baton

26 May 2015 | 0 comments

Israeli-Argentinian maestro Daniel Barenboim on Tuesday revealed he would spend less time wielding the conductor's baton and more time at the keyboard as he unveiled a new piano in London.The 72-year-old...

British ex-PM Brown in UN appeal for Syrian students

British ex-PM Brown in UN appeal for Syrian students

26 May 2015 | 0 comments

British ex-prime minister Gordon Brown launched an appeal Tuesday in his role as UN education envoy to raise $100 million in aid for Syrian students who have taken refuge in Lebanon."Over the next 100...

Merkel, Hollande to discuss future of EU as Brexit looms

Merkel, Hollande to discuss future of EU as Brexit looms

26 May 2015 | 0 comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and France's Francois Hollande will likely meet next week to finalise plans for a more integrated eurozone as the threat of a British exit from the EU looms, European sources...

India's Tata Motors profits dive 56 percent

26 May 2015 | 0 comments

India's largest carmaker Tata Motors reported a 56 percent slump in quarterly net profit on Tuesday due to weak earnings from its luxury British unit and sluggish domestic sales.Consolidated net profit...

Oil market dips on strong dollar

26 May 2015 | 0 comments

World oil prices fell on Tuesday as traders mostly took their cue from the rebounding US dollar, dealers said. In early afternoon London deals, Brent North Sea crude for July reversed 66 cents to $64.86...

Ryanair says annual profits soar

Ryanair says annual profits soar

26 May 2015 | 0 comments

Irish no-frills airline Ryanair said Tuesday that annual net profits surged by two thirds, boosted by improved customer services, rising sales and sliding oil prices.Earnings after taxation leapt 66 percent...

Ryanair says annual profits soar

Ryanair says annual profits soar

26 May 2015 | 0 comments

Irish no-frills airline Ryanair announced Tuesday that annual net profits surged by two thirds, boosted by improved customer services, rising sales and sliding oil prices.Earnings after taxation leapt...

Britain and Russia agree to resume talks on Syria

Britain and Russia agree to resume talks on Syria

26 May 2015 | 0 comments

Britain's David Cameron and Russia's Vladimir Putin have agreed to re-start talks on finding a solution to the crisis in Syria, a statement from Cameron said on Monday.The Russian president phoned Cameron...

Cameron meets former foe Juncker for EU reform talks

Cameron meets former foe Juncker for EU reform talks

25 May 2015 | 0 comments

British Prime Minister David Cameron hosted European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Monday as he kickstarted diplomatic efforts to secure EU reforms ahead of a referendum on the country's...

British man suspected of killing family found dead

British man suspected of killing family found dead

25 May 2015 | 0 comments

A 21-year-old British man suspected of killing his six-year-old sister, his mother and her partner was found dead on Monday after a huge manhunt, police said.Jed Allen was found dead in a wooded area...

British designer growing trees into furniture

British designer growing trees into furniture

25 May 2015 | 0 comments

Deep in the English countryside, there's a bizarre sight: rows of trees being grown into upside-down chairs, slowly taking shape over years of careful nurturing.

Cameron meets former foe Juncker for EU reform talks

Cameron meets former foe Juncker for EU reform talks

25 May 2015 | 0 comments

British Prime Minister David Cameron was to host European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Monday as he kickstarts diplomatic efforts to secure EU reforms ahead of a referendum on the country's...

Cameron meets former foe Juncker for EU reform talks

Cameron meets former foe Juncker for EU reform talks

25 May 2015 | 0 comments

British Prime Minister David Cameron was to host European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Monday as he kickstarts diplomatic efforts to secure European Union reforms ahead of a referendum...

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