Exclusive: Europe is looking at Musk’s SpaceX to fill the gap left by tensions in Russia

Exclusive: Europe is looking at Musk’s SpaceX to fill the gap left by tensions in Russia

PARIS, August 12 (Reuters) – The European Space Agency (ESA) has started preliminary technical talks with Elon Musk’s SpaceX, which could lead to the temporary use of its launcher after the conflict in Ukraine blocked Western access to Russia’s Soyuz missiles. The private US competitor to Europe’s Arianespace has proved to be a key contender … Read more

The sale of Alibaba SoftBank may end the taboo of disintegration

The sale of Alibaba SoftBank may end the taboo of disintegration

Japanese CEO of SoftBank Group Corp Masayoshi Son attends a press conference in Tokyo, Japan, November 5, 2018 REUTERS / Kim Kyung-Hoon Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, August 10 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Masayoshi Son thinks the unthinkable at SoftBank Group (9984.T). Its $ 63 billion tech and telecommunications empire … Read more

Oil prices rebound on Russian pipeline restrictions, fears of recession

Oil prices rebound on Russian pipeline restrictions, fears of recession

The sticker shows crude oil on the side of a storage tank in the Permian Basin in Mentone, Loving County, Texas, USA November 22, 2019 REUTERS / Angus Mordant Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Russian oil exports are suspended via the southern branch of the Druzhba pipeline The EU presents … Read more

Crude oil rebounds as China, US data soften fears of recession

Crude oil rebounds as China, US data soften fears of recession

FILE PHOTO – An oil field worker works at a pump in the PetroChina Daqing Oil Field in Northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province November 5, 2007 REUTERS / Stringer (CHINA) Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Oil prices rose from several-month lows on Monday as investors’ appetite … Read more

The head of Amnesty’s Ukrainian office leaves after the group accuses Kyiv

The head of Amnesty’s Ukrainian office leaves after the group accuses Kyiv

A member of the Ukrainian National Guard jumps into a ditch near the front line as Russia attacks Ukraine, in the Kharkiv region of Ukraine August 3, 2022 REUTERS / Vyacheslav Madiyevskyy / File Photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Kyiv, August 6 (Reuters) – The head of the Ukrainian … Read more

Russia bans Western investors from selling banking, a key stake in the energy sector

Russia bans Western investors from selling banking, a key stake in the energy sector

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs the meeting on the development of the country’s metallurgical sector via a video link in the Kremlin in Moscow on August 1, 2022 Sputnik / Pavel Byrkin / Kremlin via REUTERS Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register This content was produced in Russia, where the law … Read more

Stock prices in Europe are falling, oil is recovering, traders are waiting for data on the US labor market

Stock prices in Europe are falling, oil is recovering, traders are waiting for data on the US labor market

LONDON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – European equities fell slightly on Friday, but were still on a weekly pick-up as investors waited for US labor market data to be released later in the session to give some hints on the condition the world’s largest economy. The global MSCI stock index, which tracks equities in 47 countries, … Read more

The UK says Russia’s actions at the Zaporozhye power plant are likely to undermine its security

The UK says Russia’s actions at the Zaporozhye power plant are likely to undermine its security

The view shows a damaged building on the premises of the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant during the Russian invasion of Ukraine, in Enerhodara in Zaporizhia Oblast, Ukraine, in this information photo published on March 17, 2022. Press service of the State Nuclear Power Company Energoatom / Handout via REUTERS Sign up now for FREE unlimited … Read more

South Africa reports first death caused by COVID vaccine

South Africa reports first death caused by COVID vaccine

JOHANNESBURG, Aug. 4 (Reuters) – The South African health regulator announced Thursday of a causal link between a person’s death and the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) (JNJ.N) COVID-19 vaccine, the first time such a direct link has been made in the country. Senior researchers told a press conference that a person with a rare neurological … Read more

Hundreds of Amazon warehouse workers are leaving for pay, says the UK union

Hundreds of Amazon warehouse workers are leaving for pay, says the UK union

The Amazon logo can be seen at the company’s logistics center in Boves, France, August 8, 2018. REUTERS / Pascal Rossignol Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Hundreds of Amazon workers from a warehouse in Tilbury in the South East of England came out in protest … Read more