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  • More austerity, reforms ahead for Finland, PM Stubb says

    HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finland's weak economy mean its government may have to cut spending further over the next few years to stop national debt levels exceeding EU limits, Prime Minister Alexander Stubb told Reuters. The small Nordic economy, whose strong...
  • Russia's Transneft says sanctions may delay oil pipelines launch

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Western sanctions on Russia over Ukraine are likely to delay the launch of new oil pipelines in Siberia, Russian oil pipeline monopoly Transneft said on Tuesday, potentially derailing plans to boost oil exports to Asia in coming years....
  • European stress tests to challenge banks' political defences

    DUBLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - For the first time since its financial crisis struck in 2008, Europe is carrying out stress tests that could force change at banks with strong political connections. The European Central Bank is leading the latest attempt...
  • Italy employers slash GDP forecasts, hike deficit, debt

    ROME (Reuters) - Italy's economy will shrink in 2014 for a third year running, while the public debt will continue to rise, employers' association Confindustria said on Tuesday. Gross domestic product will fall this year by 0.4 percent following declines...
  • China August FDI at two-and-half-year low as factory investments slow

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's foreign direct investment fell to a low not seen in at least 2-1/2 years in August, underscoring the challenges to growth facing the world's second-biggest economy. The weak investment data came as China's economic growth...
  • Euro zone second-quarter labor costs jump despite stalling economy

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The rise in euro zone labor costs accelerated in the second quarter compared to the first three months despite a stalling economy, the European Union's Statistics Office said on Tuesday. Eurostat said total labor costs in the 18...
  • Citing Ukraine tension, EU seeks more time for Opal gas pipeline decision

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU authorities, citing tension in Ukraine, have asked for a delay until at least the end of October on whether to allow Russia greater access to the Opal natural gas pipeline in northeastern Germany, a letter seen by Reuters shows....
  • Study shows Novo's new diabetes drug effective and safe for children

    COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Novo Nordisk's new long-acting insulin Tresiba has been shown to be effective and safe for long-term use in children and young adults with type 1 diabetes, according to new data from a late-stage trial presented on Tuesday. Long-...
  • Ukraine, Scotland push German investor morale lower

    MANNHEIM Germany (Reuters) - German analyst and investor morale fell in September to its lowest level since December 2012 in a sign that the Ukraine crisis is taking its toll on Europe's largest economy while uncertainty about the Scottish referendum is...
  • UK lawmakers say government environmental record ranges from bad to worse

    LONDON (Reuters) - British lawmakers say the government is doing a worse job of reducing air pollution, preventing flooding and protecting wildlife than it was four years ago, according to a report published on Tuesday. The Environmental Audit Committee'...
  • Leftist rebels slay two oil company contractors in Colombia

    BOGOTA (Reuters) - Leftist guerrillas in northeastern Colombia killed two contractors working on a pipeline for the state oil company, Ecopetrol, military sources said on Monday. The shooting occurred on Sunday in the rural municipality of Teorama...