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European Parliament head says will try to save Canada-EU deal


BRUSSELS/OTTAWA The head of the European Parliament said late on Friday he would hold emergency talks in a bid to save a free trade deal between the European Union and Canada that looks to be foundering amid protracted disagreements.

UK's May ready for tough talks, but will fight over EU market

BRUSSELS Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday Britain's negotiations to leave the European Union would take time and that she was ready for some "difficult moments", but would fight to remain part of the bloc's single market.

Oct 21 2016

BAT offers to buy U.S. tobacco firm Reynolds in $47 billion deal

LONDON British American Tobacco has offered to buy out U.S. cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc in a $47 billion takeover that would create the world's biggest listed tobacco company with brands including Newport, Lucky Strike and Pall Mall. | Video

Oct 21 2016

Russia says visa problems force reduction of its embassy in London

LONDON Russia has been forced to cut the size of its embassy in London after Britain delayed granting visas for months to dozens of its staff including career diplomats, the Russian ambassador said on Friday.

Oct 21 2016

London firefighters leading response to airport incident: police

LONDON London's fire brigade is leading the emergency response to an incident at London City airport on Friday which led to hundreds of passengers being evacuated and two taken to hospital with breathing difficulties, police said.

Oct 21 2016

Banks warn share tax hike threatens Paris' post-Brexit appeal

PARIS A proposed increase in France's share tax flies in the face of efforts by the government and the financial industry to lure banking jobs from London, financial sector lobbies have warned.

Oct 21 2016

As May debuts in Brussels, EU readies negotiating engine room

BRUSSELS When Theresa May met Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels on Friday, she might just have heard the sounds of carpenters working on new offices for the European Union executive's Brexit negotiators.

Oct 21 2016

Britain's cane sugar refiner sees only upside to hard Brexit

LONDON Once a week, a bulk freighter sails up the River Thames to a refinery in the docks of east London to offload tonnes of brown raw cane sugar - just over half the traffic prior to tighter EU rules introduced in 2009.

Oct 21 2016

EU incapable of trade deal with Canada: Canadian trade minister

BRUSSELS The European Union is unable to conclude a free trade agreement with Canada, the Canadian trade minister told reporters after talks on Friday with the Belgian region of Wallonia, the last remaining impediment to a deal.

Oct 21 2016

EU exec does not consider talks on Canada trade pact to be over-source

BRUSSELS The European Commission has not given up yet on signing a trade agreement between the 28-nation European Union and Canada, despite objections from the Belgian region of Wallonia and Canada's departure from talks.

Oct 21 2016

GE CFO sees alternatives to SLM 3D printing purchase

NEW YORK General Electric Co can build its 3D printing capability without buying Germany's SLM Solutions and does not need to increase its takeover offer in light of opposition from a major shareholder, GE Chief Financial Officer Jeff Bornstein said on Friday.

Roe-deer hunting on horseback with hounds booming in France

PARIS Banned in much of Europe, roe-deer hunting on horseback with hounds is enjoying such renewed interest in France that some companies are marketing one-off outings to non-specialists, some riding in carriages.

Seven migrants die on day of 'Libyan Coast Guard' attack

ROME The crew of a speedboat labeled "Libyan Coast Guard" attacked a migrant boat packed with some 150 migrants, beating them with sticks and causing many to fall into the water and at least four to drown, humanitarian group Sea-Watch said on Friday.

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