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CORRECTED-Soccer-Man United overhaul Spanish pair as Europe's biggest earners

ZURICH, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Manchester United enjoyed the biggest revenue of any European club in the last financial year after a 32 percent increase propelled them above Real Madrid and Barcelona, UEFA said in an annual report published on Tuesday.

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Man United overhaul Spanish pair as Europe's biggest earners

ZURICH (Reuters) - Manchester United enjoyed the biggest revenue of any European club in the last financial year after a 32 percent increase propelled them above Real Madrid and Barcelona, UEFA said in an annual report published on Tuesday.

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Soccer-Man United overhaul Spanish pair as Europe's biggest earners

ZURICH, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Manchester United enjoyed the biggest revenue of any European club in the last financial year after a 32 percent increase propelled them above Real Madrid and Barcelona, UEFA said in an annual report published on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 4-Europe's Altice boosted by plans to spin off U.S. operation

* Moved aimed at simplifying business structure (Adds share price reaction, analyst comment)

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Akzo and Gasunie plan to build Europe's largest green hydrogen plant

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch paints and chemicals maker Akzo Nobel and gas network operator Gasunie plan to build Europe's largest green hydrogen production plant in a bid to cut emissions, the companies said on Tuesday.

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Europe's Altice to spin off U.S. operation, simplify business

(Reuters) - Telecoms and cable group Altice NV , which is trying to reassure investors by cutting debt and shoring up business in Europe, said on Monday its board has approved plans to spin-off its U.S. unit from its European operation.

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UPDATE 3-Europe's Altice to spin off U.S. operation, simplify business

Jan 8 (Reuters) - Telecoms and cable group Altice NV , which is trying to reassure investors by cutting debt and shoring up business in Europe, said on Monday its board has approved plans to spin-off its U.S. unit from its European operation.

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UPDATE 2-Europe's Altice to spin off U.S. operation, simplify business

Jan 8 (Reuters) - Telecoms and cable group Altice NV , which is trying to cut debts of around 50 billion euros ($59 billion), said on Monday its board has approved plans to spin-off its U.S. unit from its European operation.

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Brexit is far from Europe's biggest problem

The original East bloc was the swath of countries cutting through Cold War Europe's middle -- from Poland to Bulgaria -- that endured four decades of Soviet-imposed communist rule.

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Europe's biggest private biotech company raises $270 mln

LONDON, Jan 4 (Reuters) - Europe's largest privately held biotech company, Germany-based BioNTech, has raised $270 million to support its work in developing personalised immunotherapies for cancer, ahead of an expected eventual stock market flotation.

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A Cuban Island That Has Played Both Paradise and Prison

The Isle of Youth — which has been both a Communist Utopian getaway and home to a brutal prison that housed Castro for a time — is a world apart, even by Cuban standards.

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U.S. tax cuts mix pleasure and pain for Europe's dollar earners

LONDON, Dec 21 (Reuters) - A slate of U.S. tax reforms could provide a lift for European companies that sell into the country. For others, it may yet turn out to be a threat.

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Op-Ed Columnist: The Workers Paradise

How Republicans can take care of their own.

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False paradise? EU is no haven of Net neutrality, say critics

LISBON/MILAN (Reuters) - America's decision to scrap rules designed to ensure a free and open internet leaves the European Union as the biggest market where Net neutrality still prevails -- but critics say the EU is not a level playing field.

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Europe's Unibail bids $16 billion for Westfield to counter online threat

SYDNEY/MELBOURNE/PARIS (Reuters) - Europe's biggest property firm Unibail-Rodamco is to buy U.S. and UK mall operator Westfield Corp for $16 billion, a defensive move to create a global leader in a sector grappling with the online shopping challenge led by Amazon .

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Europe's Unibail-Rodamco bids $16 billion for Westfield in global shift

SYDNEY/MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Unibail-Rodamco, Europe's biggest property group, has agreed to buy shopping mall owner Westfield Corp for $16 billion, marking the biggest takeover of an Australian company and a shift in global retail property to counter online shopping.

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U.S. Masters champion Garcia named Europe's best golfer

(Reuters) - U.S. Masters champion Sergio Garcia was named the European Tour's Golfer of the Year for the first time on Thursday, capping an excellent year in which he also triumphed in the Dubai Desert Classic and the Andalucia Valderrama Masters.

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Europe's top court says Coty can impose online sales ban

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. cosmetics company Coty can block retailers from selling their products on online platforms, Europe's top court said on Wednesday.

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Europe's exchanges keep research buzz alive for small companies

* Rules set to curb research on small and mid-sized companies

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REFILE-Europe's top court to rule whether luxury brands can deny shoppers right to buy online

BRUSSELS, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Europe's top court will rule on Wednesday whether luxury brands can block retailers from selling their products on online platforms such as Amazon and eBay, a move which may end a decade-long battle that has split EU countries.

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Europe's next capital of cool

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In Haiti, Tracing a Paradise Lost

The U.N. says the country is now stable, and tourism is growing. But the former vacation paradise still has a faded beauty.

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Europe's top biotech expects delays from drugs watchdog's HQ move

LONDON (Reuters) - Europe's biggest biotechnology company, Denmark's Genmab, expects some delays to regional drug approvals as the European Medicines Agency is uprooted from London to Amsterdam.

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Europe's HIV epidemic growing at alarming rate, WHO warns

LONDON (Reuters) - The number of people newly diagnosed with HIV in Europe reached its highest level in 2016 since records began, showing the region's epidemic growing "at an alarming pace", health officials said on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 2-Europe's retailers tempt shoppers with Black Friday deals

* Event gaining popularity in Germany, France and Italy (Updates with detail, Barclaycard data, Next comment, Spain)

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Europe's retailers tempt shoppers with Black Friday deals

LONDON (Reuters) - Retailers across Europe chased shoppers on "Black Friday" in a test of consumer demand, particularly in Britain where the spending spree imported from the U.S. has become a particular feature.

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Europe's retailers chase sales boost with Black Friday offers

LONDON (Reuters) - Retailers across Europe chased shoppers on "Black Friday" in a test of consumer confidence, particularly in Britain where the spending spree imported from the U.S. has become most popular.

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UPDATE 1-Brexit putting Europe's UK friendship to the test - ECB's Villeroy

* European financial system will have to evolve due to Brexit

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Brexit putting Europe's UK friendship to the test - ECB's Villeroy

* European financial system will have to evolve due to Brexit

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State of the Art: Twitter, It’s Time to End Your Anything-Goes Paradise

Twitter should scrap a founding principle — everyone gains equal footing and any behavior is tolerated — and create a new system that rewards positive contributions.

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Helping the poor is a 'Passport to Paradise,' Pope says

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis welcomed the poor, homeless and unemployed as guests of honor for a Mass and gourmet meal in the Vatican on Sunday, saying that helping the needy was one way of obtaining a "passport to paradise".

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Europe's drug industry waits for white smoke in Brussels

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - It may be a cross between the Eurovision Song Contest, a papal conclave and a social club raffle but a ballot among EU ministers on Monday could hurt Europe's pharmaceutical industry and the health of millions.

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Europe's longest stocks sell-off of the year abates

LONDON (Reuters) - Investors tentatively returned to world stock markets on Thursday, looking for bargains after Europe's longest losing streak of the year and the worst run since March for the top global indices.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Europe's longest stocks sell-off of the year abates

* Nikkei rallies on bargain-hunting after 6-day losing streak

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Mike Bloomberg says London will stay Europe's financial centre though "dumb" Brexit will cut growth

LONDON, Nov 14 (Reuters) - London will remain Europe's financial centre for the foreseeable future and keep its position alongside New York as one of the world's dominant trading capitals though Brexit will reduce its growth, billionaire Michael Bloomberg said on Tuesday.

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Paradise Papers Show How Misguided the G.O.P. Is on Taxes

We don’t need to make it easier for companies to bilk us.

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The Paradise Papers: Endowments Boom as Colleges Bury Earnings Overseas

American universities are using offshore strategies to swell their coffers, skirt taxes and obscure investments that could spark campus protests.

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LVMH boss Arnault says assets referred to in "Paradise Papers" known to tax bodies

PARIS (Reuters) - Bernard Arnault, France's richest billionaire and the head of luxury goods group LVMH , said on Wednesday that assets referred to by Le Monde newspaper, in the "Paradise Papers" leaks tracking tax affairs, were known to tax authorities.

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Europe Edition: Paradise Papers, Tariq Ramadan, Twitter: Your Wednesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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UPDATE 1-Dutch tax breaks under fire after "Paradise Papers" leaks

AMSTERDAM, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Dutch tax breaks to large international companies came under renewed fire on Tuesday after newly leaked documents revealed errors in the drafting of a tax ruling for U.S. consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble.

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The Paradise Papers: How Business Titans, Pop Stars and Royals Hide Their Wealth

Records from an offshore hideaway show how an American billionaire grew one of the world’s largest trusts and another owned part of a company accused of exploiting the poor.

Tax Shelters nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: The Paradise Papers Hacking and the Consequences of Privacy

In the world of offshore finance, confidentiality long ago became a corrosive secrecy.

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EU to discuss tax havens blacklist after 'Paradise Papers' leaks

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union states will on Tuesday bring forward a discussion on plans for a tax havens' blacklists after newly leaked documents revealed investments by wealthy individuals and institutions around the globe, officials said.

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The Paradise Papers: After a Tax Crackdown, Apple Found a New Shelter for Its Profits

The tech giant has found a tax haven in the island of Jersey, leaving billions of dollars untouched by the United States, leaked documents reveal.

Airlines and Airplanes nytimes.com

The Paradise Papers: From Utah, Secretive Help for a Russian Oligarch and His Jet

Records leaked from an offshore law firm show how the wealthy elite sidestep prohibitions on foreigners registering private planes in the United States.

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India orders investigation after Paradise Papers leak

NEW DELHI, Nov 6 (Reuters) - India on Monday formed a panel of government officials to investigate cases that figure in the so-called Paradise Papers, a trove of leaked documents about offshore investments of wealthy individuals and institutions.

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Texas Shooting, Paradise Papers, Shalane Flanagan: Your Monday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Japan, North Korea, Paradise Papers: Your Monday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates nytimes.com

The Paradise Papers: Kremlin Cash Behind Billionaire’s Twitter and Facebook Investments

Leaked files show that a state-controlled bank in Moscow helped to fuel Yuri Milner’s ascent in Silicon Valley, where the Russia investigation has put tech companies under scrutiny.

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The Paradise Papers: Commerce Secretary’s Offshore Ties to Putin ‘Cronies’

Wilbur Ross, the commerce secretary, retained investments in a shipping firm with business ties to Russian President Vladimir V. Putin’s inner circle.

Tax Shelters nytimes.com

The Paradise Papers: Millions of Leaked Files Shine Light on Where the Elite Hide Their Money

The leak, called the Paradise Papers, centers on an offshore law firm that has helped obscure the wealth of multinational companies and the superrich.

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Just relax, Europe's tech leader SAP tells investors, fourth quarter will be dynamite

FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - SAP , Europe's most valuable technology stock, predicted a "dynamite" fourth quarter for its cloud computing business, helping its shares erase losses after third-quarter results fell short of market expectations.

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UPDATE 3-Just relax, Europe's tech leader SAP tells investors, Q4 will be dynamite

* Q3 core profit 1.64 bln euros, just below forecasts (Updates with management comments, analyst, shares)

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Europe's aviation agency advises against using Kobe Steel products

PARIS/TOKYO (Reuters) - Europe's aviation regulator has advised aircraft manufacturers to stop using parts supplied by Kobe Steel until their safety can be verified, following product data manipulation by the Japanese company.

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Russian opposition leader's fraud conviction arbitrary, Europe's top rights court says

STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - Europe's top human rights court ruled on Tuesday that Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny's conviction for fraud in 2014 had been "arbitrary and manifestly unreasonable" and ordered Russia to pay him compensation.

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Europe's migration crisis casts shadow over Austrian election

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria voted on Sunday in a parliamentary election that could see 31-year-old conservative Sebastian Kurz become chancellor on a pledge to take a hard line on refugees and prevent a repeat of Europe's migration crisis.

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Europe's migration crisis casts long shadow as Austria votes

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria holds a parliamentary election on Sunday in which a young conservative star hopes to beat the far right at its own game with a hard line on refugees and pledging to prevent a repeat of Europe's migration crisis.

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LG to open Europe's biggest car battery factory next year

WARSAW (Reuters) - South Korea's LG Chem will open Europe's largest lithium-ion battery factory in Poland next year as the region's auto industry gears up to mass produce electric cars.

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Deutsche Telekom premiers Europe's first 5G antennas

BERLIN (Reuters) - Deutsche Telekom tested Europe's first ultra high speed 5G antennas in a real world setting on Thursday, a milestone in the race to provide the fast response times needed for virtual reality and autonomous driving.

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They purchased paradise ... then gave it all away

This is the story of the couple who purchased paradise, the neighbors who curse their name and the idea that might save life as we know it.

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Eastern Europe's nationalists feel vindicated by German vote

BUDAPEST/WARSAW (Reuters) - Wary of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's ambition for closer European Union integration, right-wing politicians in the EU's eastern wing are touting her weak election victory as a vindication of their concerns.

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Ireland asks Europe's top court to rule on EU-U.S. data transfers

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland's High Court on Tuesday said it would ask the EU's top court to decide whether to ban the way in which Internet firms such as Facebook transfer users' data to the United States in a case with major implications for companies.

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Ireland refers key EU-U.S. data transfer mechanism to Europe's top court

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland's High Court on Tuesday said it would ask the EU's top court to decide whether to ban the legal instrument used by Internet giants like Facebook to transfer users' data to the United States in a case with major ramifications for the industry.

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UPDATE 1-ABB teams up with Northvolt on Europe's biggest battery plant

* Aims to cater to auto industry, compete with Asian suppliers

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ABB teams up with Northvolt on Europe's biggest battery plant

ZURICH, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Swiss engineering group ABB has joined Northvolt's project to build Europe's largest lithium-ion battery factory in Sweden to cater for expected demand growth for electric cars, the partners said on Tuesday.

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Nadal and Federer team up to widen Europe's lead in Laver Cup

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal took care of business in their singles matches before teaming up in an eagerly anticipated doubles pairing to extend Europe's lead over players from the rest of the world in the inaugural Laver Cup on Saturday.

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Road to electric car paradise paved with handouts

JUDABERG, Norway (Reuters) - The Norwegian island of Finnoey has the highest density of electric cars in the world. The reason? They are exempt from the $6,000-a-year toll charges for the tunnel to the mainland.

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Islamists lure youngsters in the Philippines with payments, promise of paradise

MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - When he saw his commander holding the severed head of one of his neighbors, teenage Islamist fighter Jalil knew it was time to escape from Marawi City.

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Paradise Lost: Devastation on the U.S. Virgin Islands

Residents of St. Thomas and St. John showed signs of resilience amid the ruins left by Hurricane Irma.

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Energy firms battle startups to wire Europe's highways for electric cars

PARIS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The battle over how and where Europeans charge their electric cars is expanding from the continent's cities to its motorways.

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This was paradise. Now it's a pile of debris

Residents of St. John, US Virgin Islands are returning home and cleaning up, following the devastation of Hurricane Irma. CNN's Isa Soares reports.

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Soldiers on Europe's streets dent NATO's defense edge

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The use of armed soldiers to patrol alongside pavement cafes and selfie-snapping tourists in European cities since jihadi attacks risks compromising deployments overseas, military leaders say.

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RPT-Europe's bank regulators on expensive hiring spree before Brexit

FRANKFURT, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Europe's regulators are competing to hire risk specialists to prepare for an influx of banks escaping Brexit, nudging up salaries and stretching staff budgets.

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Florida, a fragile kind of paradise

All hurricanes are brutal, but geology, geography and good old-fashioned capitalism have conspired to make Florida hurricanes particularly damaging events. South Florida, in particular, is a kind of paradise for many people who live there, but as far as Mother Nature is concerned, it's a fragile kind of paradise.

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Europe's bank regulators on expensive hiring spree before Brexit

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Europe's regulators are competing to hire risk specialists to prepare for an influx of banks escaping Brexit, nudging up salaries and stretching staff budgets.

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A tropical paradise in India

Goa has been indelibly shaped by its 450 years of Portuguese rule, followed by an influx of hippies in the 1960s.

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Hawaii tennis camp is paradise

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Living the high life: Europe's most beautiful hilltop towns

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'Bachelor in Paradise' plays coy with controversy

First, the obvious: The tantalizing whiff of controversy drew media to a season premiere of "Bachelor in Paradise" that many outlets (including this one) would have otherwise ignored. Nobody expected a "60 Minutes"-type expose, but once ABC and Warner Bros. opted to forge ahead with the show, they had a certain duty not to whitewash what nearly derailed it, and to clarify what happened -- or didn't.

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Company buys California town, plans pot paradise

Don't be surprised if there is a sign one day on a small California town that reads "Welcome to Nipton: A Place to Get Stoned."

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Summer lovin'? Not in angry Europe's tourist hotspots

BARCELONA/ROME/SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Chronic overcrowding in some of Europe's beloved tourism hotspots is fuelling an angry backlash, from polite protest to "Go Home" graffiti and even physical...

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Venezuela: How paradise got lost

The mounting crisis in Venezuela is entering a new chapter as President Nicolás Maduro's plans to rewrite the constitution face a pivotal vote.

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Europe's oil giants recover from three-year slump

LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - Europe's major oil and gas companies have turned a corner after a three-year slump, reporting strong growth in profits as cost cutting paid off and vowing to press on with saving more money amid a fragile recovery in oil prices.

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Meet the paradise maker

When a luxury resort developer wants to create a truly spectacular property that'll be talked about for years to come, there are only a handful of designers in Asia up to the task.

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Europe's cashed-up companies get comfy with capex

LONDON (Reuters) - Sitting on $1 trillion in cash and emerging from years of caution, European companies are now showing the strongest year-on-year growth in capital spending plans in the world.

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Macron is Europe's Trump whisperer

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A Cherry Lover’s Paradise

A photographer's diary of this year's National Cherry Festival in Traverse City, an annual event that dates back to around 1925.

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Europe's new jet-set paradise

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Corinne Olympios returning to 'Paradise'

The "Bachelor in Paradise" reunion special is sure to be an interesting one with the additions of two former cast members.

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Hungary's anti-Soros posters recall 'Europe's darkest hours': Soros' spokesman

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - An anti-migrant billboard campaign by the Hungarian government that uses the image of U.S. financier George Soros is "reminiscent of Europe's darkest hours", Soros' spokesman said on Tuesday.

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Corinne Olympios won't return to 'Bachelor in Paradise'

Corinne Olympios says she wants to move on from the "Bachelor in Paradise" scandal that prompted producers to suspend production of the show earlier this month.

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Climate change played a role in Europe's scorching June: study

OSLO (Reuters) - Man-made climate change contributed to scorching heat across Western Europe this month, when Portugal suffered deadly forest fires and many nations sweltered under record-breaking temperatures, scientists said on Thursday.

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Europe's airports expect significant cost from new U.S. security measures

BERLIN (Reuters) - Significant costs are expected to be incurred from new security measures on flights to the United States, which will likely be borne by airports, airlines and passengers, European airports association ACI Europe said on Thursday.

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DeMario Jackson will not be returning to 'Bachelor in Paradise'

DeMario Jackson is saying adios to "Bachelor In Paradise."

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Italy tries Europe's patience with fumbled Veneto banks' rescue

FRANKFURT/MILAN, June 22 (Reuters) - A clumsy attempt by Italy to tackle problems at two Veneto-based banks by allowing a major lender to cherry-pick their prime assets for a pittance has left the government testing the boundaries of European law.

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'Bachelor in Paradise' contract revealed

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The Big Sur: No paradise for those cut off by storms

Bringing home the groceries has taken on new meaning for residents of this hamlet perched along California's famous Highway 1. With a vital bridge gone, they have to hike in -- toting backpacks, shopping bags and even the occasional wheelbarrow.

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After Inquiry Into Cast, ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Will Resume Taping

The inquiry, into an allegation of sexual misconduct, did not turn up evidence of wrongdoing, said Warner Bros., the studio behind the show.

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'Bachelor in Paradise' investigation ends, Warner Bros. concludes no misconduct

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'Bachelor in Paradise' couple Carly Waddell Evan Bass gets married in Mexico

It's a match made in reality TV heaven.

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Europe's Vedecom, Israel's Karamba developing self-driving car

JERUSALEM, June 19 (Reuters) - European self-driving car company Vedecom Tech and Israel's Karamba Security said on Monday they are partnering in developing fully autonomous cars that will be deployed for limited use in certain European cities within the coming year.

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More 'Bachelor in Paradise' fallout

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Return lane opens in eastern Europe's one-way migration street

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - After seven years of toiling in a foreign hotel kitchen hundreds of miles away, Zoltan Kiss is now putting his faith in Hungary's economic recovery to start a new business at home and prevent his family from splintering apart.

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'Bachelor in Paradise' cast member breaks her silence on scandal

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Debt collectors make Europe's bad loans pay again

* Graphic on Italian non-performing loans: http://reut.rs/2lKLiwh

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‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Cast Sent Home Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Production of the ABC reality show was suspended last week pending an inquiry into accusations of inappropriate sexual behavior on the set in Mexico.

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'Bachelor in Paradise' halts filming

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How Popular was caught off guard by Europe's abrupt takeover

MADRID, June 8 (Reuters) - When the 1,644 Spanish branches of Banco Popular opened their doors on Monday morning, the bank's chairman Emilio Saracho still hoped the 91-year-old lender, once the most efficient in Europe, could be saved.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Italy rally soothes Europe's UK election, ECB jitters

LONDON, June 8 (Reuters) - European stocks climbed but the euro and pound sagged as markets readied for a triple dose of excitement - an ECB signal of its next moves, a British election and testimony by the ex-FBI chief Donald Trump fired last month.

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RPT-Miners eye Europe's largest lithium deposit in Czech Republic

CINOVEC, Czech Republic, June 7 (Reuters) - Mining for lithium could start in the Czech Republic in two years, exploiting Europe's largest resource of the metal that is used in batteries for electric vehicles and home power storage.

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Europe's last 'sherpas' race up Slovak peak

HREBIENOK, Slovakia (Reuters) - A local mountain guide carrying 100 kilograms on his back was first up a Slovak mountain in a race celebrating the last remaining "sherpas" in Europe, who supply mountain huts with whatever they can carry on their backs.

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Escape from Cannes: Paradise island retreats

Cannes may not spring to mind when seeking a restorative retreat, walks among ancient forests or a spot of bird-watching.

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UK biotech boasts Europe's best pipeline as Brexit threat looms

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's biotech sector boasts the strongest new drug pipeline in Europe but industry leaders say it needs continued access to global talent, funding and regulatory clarity to thrive in the future - all of which could be jeopardized by Brexit.

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Jet-setting fans cannot resist allure of Premier League

LONDON (Reuters) - When it comes to the allure of England's Premier League it seems distance is no object for jet-setting fans desperate to witness a slice of the action.

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Villaggio Coppola Journal: On Italy’s Coast, a Forsaken Village Is a Tale of a Paradise Lost

Villaggio Coppola was built in the 1960s with utopian ambitions, but it has instead become a vivid concentration of southern Italy’s abiding troubles.

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How this city became an adrenaline junkie paradise

"Build it and they will come" has been Dubai's philosophy since the city went into architectural overdrive at the turn of the 21st century.

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Paradise found: Crowd-free Asia island escapes

Finding an empty beach in Asia was a breeze a few decades ago, but it's not quite so easy anymore.

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Analysis: Macron's win in France unlikely to end Europe's populism

Minutes into his acceptance speech, Emmanuel Macron acknowledged the "anger, anxiety and doubt" among people who voted for his rival Marine Le Pen. By addressing her supporters so directly and taking their concerns so seriously, the new French president demonstrated that he knows his historic triumph has not crushed populism -- it has merely kept it at bay.

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Can the America's Cup revive island paradise?

A closer look at Bermuda, the North Atlantic British archipelago that's hosting the 2017 America's Cup.

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RPT-Weak iPhone sales hit shares of Europe's Apple suppliers

LONDON, May 3 (Reuters) - Shares of European suppliers of microchips, sensors and circuitry to Apple fell on Wednesday after the smartphone company's much-awaited iPhone sales missed expectations in the second quarter.

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Europe's Most Innovative Universities - 2017

(Reuters) - Europe’s top tech hubs tend to radiate from massive capital cities like London, Berlin and Paris. But the heart of European innovation isn’t a major metropolis –it’s a small city in the Dutch-speaking region of Flanders. That’s the conclusion of Reuters’ second annual ranking of Europe’s Most Innovative Universities, a list that identifies and ranks the educational institutions doing the most to advance science, invent new technologies, and help drive the global economy.

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Weak iPhone sales hit shares of Europe's Apple suppliers

LONDON, May 3 (Reuters) - Shares of European suppliers of microchips, sensors and circuitry to Apple fell on Wednesday after the smartphone company's much-awaited iPhone sales missed expectations in the second quarter.

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Paradise festival turns into nightmare

Guests call Fyre Festival "a sham" after spending more than $12,000 to attend

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Luxury festival in paradise turns into chaos

If you turned up at the Fyre Festival wooed by its ads -- and many, many fans did -- you'd think you were in for a weekend of top-notch acts playing for your entertainment, as models in bikinis paraded around and private jets and yachts ferried you to and from the beautiful Caribbean paradise. Everything any good millennial needs for a strong Instagram post.

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Erdogan says Turkey won't wait at Europe's door forever

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey will not wait at Europe's door forever and is ready to walk away from EU accession talks if rising Islamophobia and hostility from some member states persist, President Tayyip Erdogan told Reuters in a wide-ranging interview on Tuesday.

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Best hotels in Mauritius: Designers remade luxury in paradise

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Europe's populist wave stalls as Macron storms into French runoff

PARIS (Reuters) - The populist tsunami that slammed into Britain last year, before sweeping across the Atlantic to the United States, may have faded on the shores of France on Sunday.

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A different view of paradise

Downtown Port Louis always feel hotter than the rest of Mauritius, maybe because this is the only place in the country where people are in a rush.

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Refurbs and rental planes in vogue as China's jet-set seek value

* Industry sees hope from government plans to open up airspace

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Europe's rights court faults Russia over storming of besieged school

STRASBOURG (Reuters) - Russian authorities breached European human rights laws when they stormed a school seized by Chechen militants in 2004, resulting in the deaths of some 300 hostages, the continent's rights court ruled on Thursday.

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Why do these failed paradises exist in Hong Kong?

Setting foot onto Sea Ranch, it's hard to believe that this beautiful beachside development is only an hour by boat from Hong Kong's Island's zinging financial district.

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How a paradise island got its groove back

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UPDATE 1-Traders clear Europe's tanks by shipping more gasoline to U.S.

* Genscape stock figures: http://reut.rs/2nHd0KS (Adds graphic)

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Traders clear Europe's tanks by shipping more gasoline to U.S.

LONDON, April 6 (Reuters) - Traders are shipping more gasoline from Europe to the U.S. East Coast ahead of the summer driving season as a steady reduction in inventories there props up prices.

Travel and Vacations nytimes.com

Slowing Down, Finding Hidden Paradise on St. John

Rush, and you’ll miss hidden beaches, food trucks and one of the most elegant resorts in the Caribbean. Here’s how to find them.

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Number of newly-minted millionaires at Europe's big banks is shrinking

LONDON (Reuters) - The number of employees earning more than a million euros or pounds at Europe's biggest banks fell sharply last year, another sign of the clout they have lost to U.S. rivals since the financial crisis.

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Europe's financial lifeline from London in doubt

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - For companies in the European Union, London is the chief gateway to finance. Rerouting the financial lines that run through London will be complex, experts say.

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Attack Makes London Europe's Latest Target

Shots were heard near Britain's Parliament on Wednesday, and an officer was stabbed. Pedestrians were also hit by a vehicle on the nearby Westminster Bridge.

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‘Terrorist Incident’ Makes London Europe's Latest

Shots were heard near Britain's Parliament on Wednesday, and an officer was stabbed. Witnesses said pedestrians were hit by a car on the nearby Westminster Bridge.

Airlines and Airplanes nytimes.com

Essay: Security Lines and Flight Delays? This Kid’s in Paradise

For a 3-year-old boy on a family trip, the airport itself is the destination.

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Chairman of China's Anbang bullish on Europe's "cheap assets"

BEIJING, March 18 (Reuters) - The chairman of China's privately-held Anbang Insurance Group said at the China Development Forum on Saturday he is bullish on investing in Europe despite great uncertainty over issues including refugees, economic challenges and rising populism.

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Dutch elections: Europe's far-right populists fail first test

Far-right populism has failed its first test in Europe this year after conservative party leader Geert Wilders came a distant second in the closely-watched Dutch election.

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Ex-Tesla manager seeks $4 billion for Europe's biggest battery plant

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A former Tesla executive is trying to raise at least $4 billion to build Europe's biggest battery factory in Sweden to meet an expected surge in demand as the region's automakers switch to electric vehicles.

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China says concerned by Europe's latest steel anti-dumping duties

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Commerce Ministry said on Tuesday it was "seriously concerned" by what it said was Europe's increasing protectionism in the steel industry after regulators slapped anti-dumping duties on certain types of plate steel imports from the world's top producer.

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Self-driving Nissan car takes to Europe's streets for first time

LONDON (Reuters) - Guided by cameras and radars, and negotiating traffic and roundabouts, a self-driving Nissan car took to the streets of London on Monday for the Japanese company's first European tests of an autonomous vehicle.

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Vionnet's birds of paradise fly in Milan palazzo

MILAN (Reuters) - Fashion house Vionnet unveiled an airy and colorful collection inspired by birds of paradise in the brand's first fashion show in Milan following its decision to switch from the Paris catwalks.

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Bonus squeeze as Europe's investment banks feel investor ire

LONDON, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Most European investment bankers received smaller bonuses in 2016 as their employers cut costs and sought to meet shareholder demands for a greater share of profits.

Mexico City (Mexico) nytimes.com

Xochimilco Journal: An Aquatic Paradise in Mexico, Pushed to the Edge of Extinction

Experts say that the exploitation of wetlands in southern Mexico City could lead to the destruction of the area’s bucolic canals within a few years.

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Washington PR offensive fails to quell Europe's anxiety over Trump

MUNICH (Reuters) - One month into the unusual presidency of Donald Trump, his most senior cabinet members were deployed to Brussels, Bonn and Munich this week to reassure nervous Europeans that everything would be okay.

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Mattis warns of 'arc of instability' on Europe's edge

MUNICH, Germany (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's defense secretary warned of an "arc of instability" on Europe's periphery and told nervous allies that the United States would stand with NATO partners to confront shared threats.

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Mattis, in Munich, eyes "arc of instability" on Europe's edge

MUNICH, Germany (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's defense secretary, in his debut trip to Europe, warned of an "arc of instability" on Europe's periphery and called on NATO allies to contribute their fair share to their collective defense.

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Europe's steel industry adds Iranian imports to list of threats

LONDON, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Iranian steel imports have become the latest threat to European steelmakers, their trade group said on Thursday, after imports from Iran rose by nearly eight times between 2013 and 2016.

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Atomico closes $765 million tech venture fund, Europe's biggest

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Atomico, which has spent the past decade proving startups can prosper outside Silicon Valley, said on Thursday it had closed Europe's largest standalone tech venture fund, a $765 million war chest that reflects the region's growing financing firepower.

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Libya mayors say Europe's migration crisis should not be dumped on them

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Mayors from Libya's desert south to its northern shores fear a deal between Tripoli and Rome to fund migrant holding centers in this north African country will simply shift Europe's migration crisis onto Libyan soil.

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Adidas CEO very concerned about Europe's political failure -Welt

BERLIN, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Adidas Chief Executive Kasper Rorsted is very worried about the effects of Europe's failure to solve its problems, German newspaper Die Welt reported.

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Trump could be tonic for Europe's ailing left

BERLIN (Reuters) - It has been a bleak winter for Europe's long-suffering left.

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South, southeast face Europe's most adverse climate change impact: agency

(Reuters) - Southern and southeastern regions of Europe will face the continent's most adverse effects from climate change as heatwaves and droughts become more intense and frequent, the European Environment Agency (EEA) said on Wednesday.

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Europe's far-right gather under Trump's playbook

Swelling music and angry rhetoric, straight from the Donald Trump inauguration playbook, were prominent Saturday as Europe's nationalist parties gathered under the banner "Europe of Nations and Freedom" -- their political bloc in the European Union parliament.

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RPT-Europe's bank rescue rule in doubt, even among enforcers

FRANKFURT, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Some senior regulators are privately raising doubts over whether politically unpopular European rules seeking to shield taxpayers from bank bailouts will ever be...

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Europe's bank rescue rule in doubt, even among enforcers

FRANKFURT, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Some senior regulators are privately raising doubts over whether politically unpopular European rules seeking to shield taxpayers from bank bailouts will ever be...

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Europe's oncologists back biosimilar versions of cancer drugs

(Reuters) - Europe's leading association of oncologists has thrown its weight behind cheaper copycat versions of biotech cancer drugs that have lost patent protection, saying they are effective and affordable.

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Europe's first underwater museum opens

It's been two years in the making, but Europe's first underwater museum is finally complete.

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In LGBT 'paradise', Thai transgender activist breaks barriers to education

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Thai transgender activist Nada Chaiyajit completed her undergraduate studies in August, and two months later, school officials told her 12 classmates - all men - that their graduation certificates were ready.

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UPDATE 1-Franklin Templeton's Zahn: Europe's bond bull market not over, favours Italy

* Sees opportunity in French debt if bonds weakens before election

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Sailing through one of Earth's last paradises

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Soccer-Europe's richest clubs growing faster than smaller rivals

ZURICH, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Europe's top clubs are expanding more rapidly than their smaller rivals, European soccer's governing body UEFA said on Thursday, adding that tighter regulation had helped to prevent teams from running up big losses.

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Europe's EEX bourse says will build on 2016 trading gains this year

FRANKFURT, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Trading volumes of electricity, gas and carbon forwards on European energy bourse EEX surged in 2016 and the exchange said it will keep up the momentum this year. The Leipzig-based exchange, which is part of Deutsche Boerse group, cited new products and acquisitions as drivers of growth, which helped it win more market share from wider over-the-counter markets. "In 2017, we will continue to work on increasing market shares in our core markets and boosting li

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UPDATE 1-Ryanair seizes Lufthansa's crown as Europe's biggest airline by passengers

* Lufthansa's 109.7 mln passengers in 2016 below Ryanair's 117 mln

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Conditions worsen for Europe's refugees as temperatures plummet

Freezing temperatures and heavy snowfall are making life even harder for thousands of refugees living in limbo across Europe.

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RPT-INVESTMENT FOCUS-Europe's banks to ride the yield curve higher

LONDON, Jan 6 (Reuters) - Improving economic conditions, a steeper government bond yield curve and an overall decline in bad debts suggest 2017 is shaping up as the healthiest year for Europe's banks in almost a decade.

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INVESTMENT FOCUS-Europe's banks to ride the yield curve higher

LONDON, Jan 6 (Reuters) - Improving economic conditions, a steeper government bond yield curve and an overall decline in bad debts suggest 2017 is shaping up as the healthiest year for Europe's banks...

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Africa's most toxic lakes are paradise for flamingos

The world's most seemingly-toxic lakes are under threat. And they are also home to one of our most familiar birds: the flamingo.

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UPDATE 2-Southern Europe's bond yields start 2017 at multi-week lows

* Portugal, Italy lead fall in yields on first trading day of 2017

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UPDATE 1-Southern Europe's bond yields begin 2017 at multi-week lows

* Periphery leads fall in yields on first trading day of 2017

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Europe's bank troubles limited to a few lenders: ECB's Praet

FRANKFURT, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Europe's banking troubles are limited but the broader issue is weak profitability and an excessive number of banks, European Central Bank chief economist Peter Praet said in a newspaper interview.

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LPC-Europe's leveraged loan market braced for 7.5bn of deals in January

LONDON, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Europe's leveraged loan market is gearing up for a busy January with around 7.5bn-equivalent of underwritten paper set to be syndicated.

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Even as the center holds, Europe's minority governments struggle

DUBLIN/MADRID (Reuters) - Europe's growing number of shaky minority and coalition governments mostly managed to muddle through 2016 but their lack of political strength suggests they will not be pursuing many major policy initiatives in 2017.

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Europe's top clubs oppose FIFA's World Cup plans

First Germany coach Joachim Low. Then Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola. Now the organization that speaks for Europe's biggest football clubs has rejected FIFA's plan to expand the World Cup in 2026.

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US corporates to bid farewell to Europe's bond markets

LONDON, Dec 9 (IFR) - US companies will pull back from the European bond market in 2017 after two years of blockbuster issuance as euro technicals swing out of favour and proposed tax changes chill...

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Denmark's Bjorn named Europe's Ryder Cup captain

LONDON (Reuters) - Denmark's Thomas Bjorn has been named Europe's captain for the 2018 Ryder Cup against the United States, the team said on Tuesday.

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Exclusive: Europe's biggest tech hope Spotify starts talking about profit

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Music streaming service Spotify, one of Europe's most valuable tech start-ups, could start to become profitable as early as next year, said a board member who was also one of the company's first investors.

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Europe's power market reform a boon for struggling utilities

PARIS, Nov 30 (Reuters) - European utilities welcomed long-awaited power market reform proposals on Wednesday, hoping a framework to subsidise fossil fuel plants and plans to wind down a key support for renewable energy could turn the page on years of crisis.

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UPDATE 1-Growth stalling would be biggest risk to Europe's economy -ECB's Draghi

FRANKFURT, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Stalling recovery would be the greatest risk facing the euro zone's economy, the head of the European Central Bank said on Monday, underscoring, before an important...

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REFILE-UBS ushers in TLAC callable for Europe's lenders

LONDON, Nov 25 (IFR) - UBS sold the first euro senior bond from a European bank with a call option one year ahead of maturity, setting a template for banks across the region to replicate the structure as they seek to efficiently build their layers of loss absorbing debt.

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ECB's Praet warns integration fatigue holding back Europe's bank union

VIENNA, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Europe's long-planned banking union, one of the pillars of its response to the financial crisis, is being held back by "integration fatigue", the European Central Bank's...

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Austrian chancellor: Le Pen victory would hurt Europe's economy

VIENNA, Nov 20 (Reuters) - A French presidential victory by far-right candidate Marine le Pen would badly damage Europe's economy, Austria's Social Democrat Chancellor Christian Kern said in an interview published on Sunday.

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Kongsberg Gruppen: Europe's defence industry needs more M&A

HORTEN, Norway, Nov 17 (Reuters) - EVP Harald Aaroe of Kongsberg Gruppen's Kongsberg Defence Systems unit made the following statements during a strategy update on Thursday:

Truffles nytimes.com

Heads Up: Truffles in Paradise. (And It’s Not Italy.)

The Istrian truffle is premium grade and its culture is free of the snobbery, intrigue and high prices found in Italy’s Piedmont or France’s Perigord.

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Europe's Exterion Media Group explores sale: sources

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Exterion Media Group, the European outdoor advertising company owned by U.S. private equity firm Platinum Equity LLC, has hired investment banks to explore a potential sale...

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Europe's Exterion Media Group explores sale -sources

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Exterion Media Group, the European outdoor advertising company owned by U.S. private equity firm Platinum Equity LLC, has hired investment banks to explore a...

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US pharmas eye Europe's bond market amid rates volatility

LONDON, Nov 14 (IFR) - US pharmaceuticals AbbVie and Mylan have set their sights on Europe's bond market to sell debut euro bonds, taking advantage of positive sentiment for the sector after last...

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CORRECTED-Europe's top truck makers could face 100 bln euro cartel damages claim

LONDON, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Litigation management company Bentham Europe plans to fund a potential 100 billion euro ($110 billion) damages claim against Europe's biggest truck makers after they...

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Europe's top truck makers could face 100 bln euro cartel damages claim

LONDON, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Litigation management company Bentham Europe plans to fund a potential 100 billion euro ($110 billion) damages claim against Europe's biggest truck makers after they admitted to operating a 14-year price cartel.

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RPT-LPC-Sponsors force aggressive terms in Europe's lev loan market

LONDON, Nov 10 (Reuters) - European leveraged loans are becoming increasingly aggressive as sponsors push for looser bond style documentation on deals, unwelcomed but accepted by cash-rich investors desperate to keep money at play amid diminishing supply.

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LPC-Sponsors force aggressive terms in Europe's lev loan market

LONDON, Nov 10 (Reuters) - European leveraged loans are becoming increasingly aggressive as sponsors push for looser bond style docs on deals, unwelcomed but accepted by cash-rich investors desperate to keep money at play amid diminishing supply.

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UPDATE 1-Construction, pharma, gold miners seen as Europe's top Trump trades

LONDON, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Global markets reacted on Wednesday with concern to Donald Trump's surprise victory in the U.S. presidential election, but construction, pharma and gold mining stocks emerged as big winners in the European trading session.

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Construction, pharma, gold miners seen as Europe's top Trump trades

LONDON, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Global markets reacted nervously on Wednesday to Donald Trump's surprise victory in the U.S. presidential election, but construction, pharma and gold mining stocks emerged as big winners in the European trading session.

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Dutch rightist Wilders expects Trump boost for Europe's populists

THE HAGUE, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders said Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election was a sign that the West was living through a "patriotic spring"...

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BRIEF-Navigant acquires Europe's Ecofys

* Navigant Consulting-Addition of 150 Ecofys consulting professionals enhances Navigant's capabilities and solution offerings

Autumn (Season) nytimes.com

How a Changing Climate Is Shaping a Leaf Peeper’s Paradise

A warming planet is responsible for the glorious colors of fall lasting so late in the year, scientists say, but they warn it could have a negative effect on the foliage over the longer term.