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Kingfisher slumps after French weakness hits profit

Sep 19 2018

LONDON Kingfisher , one of Europe's biggest home improvement retailers, reported a 15 percent fall in half-year profits after a poor performance in France, leading to questions about the group's ability to meet annual consensus forecasts.

Ryanair defiant as strike grounds flights in Germany

Sep 12 2018

BERLIN/LONDON Pilots and cabin crew at Ryanair in Germany staged a full-day walkout on Wednesday and threatened further strikes as management at Europe's largest low-cost carrier struggled to rein in an industrial relations revolt. | Video

Bemoaning UK handling of Brexit, a pro-Leave planemaker looks to EU, U.S.

Sep 12 2018

LONDON One of Brexit's most fervent supporters, the planemaker Britten-Norman, is now complaining about Britain's handling of its planned exit from the European Union and is considering moving some functions into the EU or to the United States.

UK government takes control of crisis-hit prison run by G4S

Aug 20 2018

LONDON The British government has taken over the running of a major prison from contractor G4S after an inspection found that staff locked themselves in offices to avoid prisoners who were using drugs and violence with near impunity.

UPDATE 2-UK government takes control of crisis-hit prison run by G4S

Aug 20 2018

* Move poses latest challenge to government (Adds details on G4S)

UK government takes control of crisis-hit prison run by G4S

Aug 20 2018

LONDON The British government has taken over the running of a major prison from contractor G4S after an inspection found that staff locked themselves in offices to avoid prisoners who were using drugs and violence with near impunity.

Poor French performance offsets warm weather boost at DIY firm Kingfisher

Aug 16 2018

LONDON Kingfisher , Europe's second largest home improvement retailer, said prolonged warm weather lifted sales but the weak performance of its French business Castorama darkened its outlook.

Man arrested after suspected UK parliament attack named - source

Aug 15 2018

BIRMINGHAM, England/LONDON A man detained on suspicion of carrying out a terrorist attack outside Britain's parliament is Salih Khater, a British citizen of Sudanese origin, a European security source told Reuters on Wednesday. | Video

TUI cautions that summer heatwave to dampen holiday demand

Aug 09 2018

BERLIN/LONDON European travel and tourism group TUI Group said a summer heatwave in northern Europe would prevent it from beating its forecasts, falling in line with rival Thomas Cook which has also warned about the impact of hot weather.

British Airways owner IAG misses profit forecasts, shares drop

Aug 03 2018

LONDON IAG shares fell on Friday after the British Airways owner's quarterly profit missed forecasts and it reported a weaker than expected performance on trans-Atlantic travel compared to peers.

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