MADRID Spanish authorities have rejected granting a building permit to Berkeley Energia to open the European Union's only open-cast uranium mine near Salamanca, a confidential report seen by Reuters showed.
DUBLIN AIB chief executive Bernard Byrne said on Wednesday that the Irish market for mortgages would be smaller than expected in 2018, but the shortfall would be erased in the medium term as newly built property becomes available for buyers.
WASHINGTON U.S. homebuilding dropped more than expected in September as construction activity in the South fell by the most in nearly three years, likely held down by Hurricane Florence.
MILAN/LONDON A group of private equity investors bidding for Italy's Old Wild West restaurant chain is fretting over Rome's plans to shut shops on Sundays, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, as the ban would undermine the 700 million euro deal.
MEXICO CITY Amazon.com Inc is scouting for land in central Mexico for a fourth distribution center in the country, sources said, aiming at a bigger slice of the burgeoning e-commerce market in Latin America's second-largest economy.
MILAN/LONDON A joint venture between Procter & Gamble and Italian healthcare group Angelini is working to create a sustainable recycling loop that would allow dirty diapers to be turned into plastic bottle caps and viscose clothing.
U.S. consumers filed the fewest requests for a mortgage since late 2014 last week as most home borrowing costs reached their highest levels in more than seven years, the Mortgage Bankers Association said on Wednesday.
SINGAPORE Singapore on Wednesday announced stricter guidelines on the maximum number of units in new blocks of private flats and condominiums in a move to tackle what authorities have called "excessive development of shoebox units" in the island-state.
French oil major Total has signed a deal with Indian conglomerate Adani Group to re-enter the South Asian nation's liquefied natural gas (LNG) market and build 1,500 retail service stations over the coming decade.
LONDON Global investors have the most pessimistic outlook on the world economy since the 2008 financial crisis, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch's monthly survey, which also showed a sharp fall in U.S. equity allocations.
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