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November 21, 2018 1:23 PM Nigeria must not forget value of experience in hunt for AFCON gold

Within a space of three days, Nigeria sealed qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, and then began preparations for the competition with an international friendly against Uganda in Asaba. Failure to qualify for the last two editions of the flagship continental tournament since their 2013 title-winning feat has seen almost an entire generation 77

November 21, 2018 9:02 AM Merkel hopes Spain's Brexit deal objection can be resolved by Sunday

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will back an agreement on Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, Chancellor Angela Merkel said, and she hoped Spain’s objection to wording over the disputed British territory of Gibraltar could be resolved by Sunday. “We know how difficult the discussions are in Britain, but I can say for Germany that we will agree to this exit agreement 72

November 20, 2018 11:19 AM Dead fish to fuel Norwegian Hurtigruten cruise liner

Tara John, CNN • Published 20th November 2018 The cruise industry is booming, thanks to its promise of spectacular views, exotic locales and floating luxury. But as the appetite for ocean travel rapidly grows, there's been growing concern about its environmental impact. Hurtigruten, known for its trips through Norway's fjords and to the Arctic, will power 76

November 19, 2018 1:14 PM Germany's Weber says draft Brexit deal will not be renegotiated

BERLIN (Reuters) - German conservative Manfred Weber, who is running to take over the European Union’s top job next year, said on Monday that the draft Brexit deal would not be renegotiated and the ball was now in Britain’s court. Weber, leader of the European People’s Party in the European Parliament, said the draft deal represented a good offer both for the EU and Britain 63

November 15, 2018 2:11 PM Germany: We are part of the way toward an orderly Brexit

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Thursday that Britain and the European Union were part of the way toward an orderly Brexit but there was still work to be done on both sides, adding that it was clear discussions in Britain would not be easy. Maas told reporters he hoped both sides would recognize their responsibility and added 71

November 14, 2018 10:26 PM German prosecutors seek to lift immunity of far-right leader

BERLIN – German prosecutors said Wednesday they are seeking to lift the parliamentary immunity of a prominent far-right politician as part of a probe into potentially illegal campaign donations. Prosecutors in the southern city of Konstanz want to investigate Alice Weidel, who is co-leader of the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party, over donations 61

November 12, 2018 1:13 PM VW capable of building 50 million electric vehicles: CEO in Automobilwoche

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) electric vehicle platform and battery procurement plans are being readied to handle production of 50 million vehicles, Chief Executive Herbert Diess told German trade publication Automobilwoche. The electric vehicle platform has been “booked” for 50 million cars, Diess said, adding that battery procurement 121

November 9, 2018 4:06 PM Macron and May pay tribute to fallen fighters of the Somme

SOMME VALLEY, France (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May laid a wreath at a memorial in the Somme valley on Friday, honoring fallen World War One soldiers on the eve of the centenary of the war’s end. The Somme Offensive, waged in 1916, was intended to hasten a victory for the allies against the German 79

November 8, 2018 3:12 PM VW, Daimler willing to pay for diesel retrofits, BMW not: German minister

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer said on Thursday that Volkswagen and Daimler were prepared to offer hardware retrofits for older diesel vehicles at their own cost but BMW was refusing to do so. Scheuer also said VW, Daimler and BMW wanted to press ahead with trade-in incentives. He added that German carmakers were also prepared 90

November 8, 2018 10:56 AM VW denies report it has offered to fully cover costs of diesel hardware retrofits

BERLIN (Reuters) - A spokesman for Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) on Thursday denied a media report that said the carmaker was prepared to fully cover the costs of diesel hardware retrofits, which would come in at 3,000 euros ($3,426.30) per vehicle. The spokesman said the report on manager magazin’s website was false, adding that Volkswagen had not made such an offer 77