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Nestle cuts 300 British jobs

Anger from unions as almost 300 UK Nestle jobs are cut as chocolate biscuit production is moved to Poland

Anger from unions as almost 300 UK Nestle jobs are cut as chocolate biscuit production is moved to Poland

Business

German drugmaker Stada agrees takeover

A lengthy takeover process ends with German generic drugmaker Stada agreeing to be bought by investment groups Bain Capital and Cinven.

A lengthy takeover process ends with German generic drugmaker Stada agreeing to be bought by investment groups Bain Capital and Cinven.

Business

Working in the future: how humans need to adapt

As we enter the fourth phase of the Industrial Revolution, humans need to embrace technology to work alongside robots

As we enter the fourth phase of the Industrial Revolution, humans need to embrace technology to work alongside robots

Business

Changing the way we think about work

Marianne Thyssen, European Commissioner, Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility “Well I think one of the difficulties will be skills development and also to adapt our social systems –

Marianne Thyssen, European Commissioner, Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility “Well I think one of the difficulties will be skills development and also to adapt our social systems –

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What does 2017 hold for the aviation industry?

Global shocks like the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the 2008 financial recession and political unrest in North Africa and the Middle East were reflected in downturns in passenger demand and profits in the

Global shocks like the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the 2008 financial recession and political unrest in North Africa and the Middle East were reflected in downturns in passenger demand and profits in the

Business

Caterpillar raided in tax probe

US federal law enforcement officials raided heavy machinery manufacturer Caterpillar facilities, apparently part of a tax investigation.

US federal law enforcement officials raided heavy machinery manufacturer Caterpillar facilities, apparently part of a tax investigation.

Business

UK services sector optimistic, CBI survey finds

Optimism among businesses in Britain's services sector is now higher than at any time since June's vote to leave the European Union.

Optimism among businesses in Britain's services sector is now higher than at any time since June's vote to leave the European Union.

Science_technology

Takeaway: the body-enhancing exoskeleton

This exoskeleton is designed for handling manual tasks It helps industrial workers reducethe risk of injuries Over 25 percent of Europeans suffer back pain due to work The worker’s effort is reduced,

This exoskeleton is designed for handling manual tasks It helps industrial workers reducethe risk of injuries Over 25 percent of Europeans suffer back pain due to work The worker’s effort is reduced,

Business

Airbus profits hit by A400M costs

Airbus has announced even more costs from its much delayed A400M military transport plane, which pulled down profits by 63 percent last year.

Airbus has announced even more costs from its much delayed A400M military transport plane, which pulled down profits by 63 percent last year.

Business

Eurozone factory activity ramps up

There was a strong start to 2017 for factory activity in the eurozone as surveys showed it increased at the fastest rate in nearly six years.

There was a strong start to 2017 for factory activity in the eurozone as surveys showed it increased at the fastest rate in nearly six years.

Business

German business morale weakens, but is Trump to blame?

German businesses are gloomier this month according to a survey of 7,000 firms, which may or may not be linked to Trump's protectionist comments.

German businesses are gloomier this month according to a survey of 7,000 firms, which may or may not be linked to Trump's protectionist comments.

Business

UK details industrial strategy to help post-Brexit economy

British Prime Minister Theresa May has unveiled a more interventionist industrial strategy to reinvigorate production and stimulate investment.

British Prime Minister Theresa May has unveiled a more interventionist industrial strategy to reinvigorate production and stimulate investment.

Business

German exports jump along with industrial production

German exports enjoyed their steepest monthly rise in four-and-half years in November and industrial production in Europe's biggest economy rose.

German exports enjoyed their steepest monthly rise in four-and-half years in November and industrial production in Europe's biggest economy rose.

Business

Shipbuilder STX France's future hangs in the balance

Italian shipyard Fincantieri has been approved as the preferred bidder for cruise-ship builder STX France, but politics could yet scupper the deal.

Italian shipyard Fincantieri has been approved as the preferred bidder for cruise-ship builder STX France, but politics could yet scupper the deal.

Business

Moldova's growing wine ambitions

Moldova - Europe's poorest country - is rich in grapes and plans to build on that to earn much needed foreign currency through wine sales.

Moldova - Europe's poorest country - is rich in grapes and plans to build on that to earn much needed foreign currency through wine sales.

Business

India's Tata says bye-bye to Mistry, but why?

Ratan Tata returns to head India's biggest conglomerate as Cyrus Mistry - his replacement just four years ago - is removed with no reason given.

Ratan Tata returns to head India's biggest conglomerate as Cyrus Mistry - his replacement just four years ago - is removed with no reason given.

Business

Eurozone business activity improves in October

Business activity in the eurozone expanded in October at the fastest pace so far this year with Germany again the star.

Business activity in the eurozone expanded in October at the fastest pace so far this year with Germany again the star.

Business

Airbus to downsize A380 production

Airbus is planning to build fewer of its A380 superjumbos, slowing assembly to one aircraft per month from 2018.

Airbus is planning to build fewer of its A380 superjumbos, slowing assembly to one aircraft per month from 2018.

Business

Job saving prompts Paris to order fast trains for slow tracks

The French government has moved to preserve Alstom jobs by ordering 21 high speed trains even without high speed lines for them to run on.

The French government has moved to preserve Alstom jobs by ordering 21 high speed trains even without high speed lines for them to run on.

News

Unions ground Alitalia flights from Rome's Fiumicino airport

More than 150 flights to and from Rome’s international Fiumicino airport were cancelled on Thursday (September 22) because of strike action.

More than 150 flights to and from Rome’s international Fiumicino airport were cancelled on Thursday (September 22) because of strike action.