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August 18, 2017 6:15 PM Europe takes early 1-point lead vs US at Solheim Cup

Europe took a 2 ? - 1 ? lead over the U.S. on Friday after foursome play at the Solheim Cup. European star Anna Nordqvist and England's Georgia Hall won their match by three holes. Karine Icher teamed with Catriona Matthew to beat their American counterparts by a hole. Solheim rookie Danielle Kang of the U.S. sunk a birdie putt on No. 18 to give her duo a one-hole 21

August 18, 2017 3:06 PM Polish ruling party figure criticized for anti-migrant tweet

WARSAW, Poland – A prominent member of Poland's ruling party has drawn outrage with a tweet that praised threats and shots fired recently at a rescue ship destined to aid refugees in the Mediterranean Sea. European Parliament Vice President Ryszard Czarnecki tweeted "At last!!!" in reaction to information that the Libyan coast guard fired shots at a Spanish 10

August 17, 2017 4:11 AM China says no risk of contamination from EU egg scare

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Agriculture ministry said on Thursday no eggs from Europe have been imported into the country, leaving no risk of contamination from a scare sweeping Europe about the use of a potentially harmful insecticide. In a monthly ministry briefing, Jin Fazhong, deputy director at the agricultural quality and safety inspection bureau 24

August 16, 2017 6:55 AM U.K. to Rule Out Extending EU Customs Area to Northern Ireland After Brexit

Government seeks to avoid disrupting flow of people and goods between Ireland and Northern Ireland LONDON—The U.K. will on Wednesday rule out extending the European Union’s customs area to encircle Northern Ireland after Brexit, saying such a move wouldn’t be “constitutionally or economically viable.” In a formal position paper setting out London’s principles 29

August 14, 2017 11:20 PM U.K. Government Open to Temporary Customs Union with EU After Brexit

EU officials say Britain won’t be able to achieve frictionless trade with the bloc post-Brexit LONDON—The U.K. government on Tuesday will formally signal it is open to creating a temporary customs union with the European Union after Brexit as it prepares for fresh talks on its separation from the bloc later this month. In a statement, the U.K.’s department 23

August 14, 2017 9:07 AM Euro zone June industry output drops by more than expected

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Industrial output in the 19 countries sharing the euro currency fell by more than expected in June, as the production of capital and durable goods fell following sharp increases in the previous month, European statistics office Eurostat said on Monday. Factory output fell most in Ireland and Malta, while the euro zone's two largest 21

August 14, 2017 12:40 AM Global Economy Week Ahead: U.K. Inflation, Fed and ECB Minutes

U.S. July retail sales are expected to show a pickup after two months of declines This week, Japan releases gross domestic product data for the second quarter, consumer inflation figures for July are due from the U.K., and the Federal Reserve and European Central Bank both publish minutes from July policy meetings. MONDAY: China will release its monthly 18

August 12, 2017 11:02 PM UK tries to counter claims it's unprepared for Brexit talks

LONDON – The British government is fighting back against criticisms that it is divided and unprepared for Brexit. The Department for Exiting the European Union announced Sunday that it plans to publish a set of detailed proposals on customs arrangements, the status of the Ireland-Northern Ireland border and other issues. The Brexit department says it will release 25

August 12, 2017 11:21 AM Portugal fights record number of wildfires for 1 day in 2017

LISBON, Portugal – Portugal is fighting to put out a spate of wildfires after the southern European country hit a year high of outbreaks for a single day on Friday, authorities say. Portugal's Civil Protection Agency, which coordinates its firefighting efforts, said Saturday that it recorded a record for this year of 220 separate wildfires on Friday 34

August 11, 2017 8:52 AM German broadcasters clinch Olympics rights deal with Discovery

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German state broadcasters ARD and ZDF have struck a deal with Discovery Communications for the right to show the Olympic Games from 2018 to 2024, after months of tough talks. ARD did not say on Friday how much the broadcasters were paying to sub-license the rights, but said the deal "takes into account the financial abilities of the public 27