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Germany's defense minister criticizes Airbus over new A400M delays

Germany's defense minister has criticised Airbus (AIR.PA) over new delays in the delivery of A400M military transport planes, saying the company had a serious problem with product quality.

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European Central Bank

ECB to decide on bond-buying plan for reviving euro zone economy

The European Central Bank is poised to announce a plan on Thursday to buy government bonds, resorting to its last big policy tool for breathing life into the flagging euro zone economy and fending off deflation.

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Bernd Lucke

German eurosceptic party at crossroads before key election

Sounding more like the economics professor he once was than the dangerous far-right firebrand some say he has become, Bernd Lucke spoke at length about the perils of the euro zone and unfettered immigration at a campaign rally last week.

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Travis Kalanick

Chastened Uber CEO seeks fresh start for ride services in Europe

The chief executive of controversial online ride-sharing company Uber stuck a newly conciliatory tone on Sunday, promising to create 50,000 new jobs this year across Europe in cities that are willing to reach deals to help his firm operate.

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Sky Deutschland Avails Soccer Games to Deutsche Telekom clients

Deutsche Telekom looked at bidding for KPN in 2014

Deutsche Telekom considered making a takeover bid for Dutch rival KPN in 2014, with a view to expanding in neighboring countries, sources familiar with the matter said.

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Boehringer Ingelheim

Boehringer Ingelheim may sell U.S. generic unit

German drugmaker Boehringer Ingelheim is considering the sale of its U.S. generics unit Roxane Labs for as much as 2 billion euros ($2.36 billion), Bloomberg said, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

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European Notes

Copper suffers meltdown on growth anxiety, euro on defensive

Unease over the global economy engulfed commodities and dented Asian equities on Wednesday, while the euro loitered near nine-year lows as investors bet the European Central Bank was just a week away from launching a new stimulus campaign.

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E.ON SE

E.ON sells most of Italian business to Czech-based EPH

Germany's largest utility E.ON AG has agreed to sell its Italian gas- and coal-fired power plants to Czech energy company EPH, ridding itself of unwanted assets from an acquisition spree in 2007.

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solar power

SunEdison, Adani to invest $4 billion in Indian solar panel plant

Solar power firm SunEdison (SUNE.N) and Indian conglomerate Adani Enterprises plan to invest up to $4 billion in what would be one of India's largest solar panel makers, a boost for Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he hosts an investment summit.

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Euro Currency Sign

Legal challenge shows rocky path to ECB money-printing

A landmark legal opinion this week will remind the European Central Bank of the limits it faces as it advances towards money printing, while a tumbling oil price saps inflation in debt-strained Europe.

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Uber

Top German court deals blow to Uber complaint

Germany's highest court has declined to hear a complaint brought by online taxi service Uber over a ban on its activity in the city of Hamburg, dealing a blow to the company.

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Amazon.com

Amazon's path to TV success takes cues from old school Hollywood

Amazon prides itself on being a company that breaks the rules, but its recent success in Hollywood also reflects an embrace of a more traditional, old-fashioned script.

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Factory workers

Unemployment at record low in Germany, record high in Italy

Germany's unemployment rate dropped to a record low of 6.5 percent in December while Italy's pushed up to a new high of 13.4 percent, underscoring the vast differences within the struggling euro zone economy.

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Gas station

Euro hits nine-year low as Brent oil goes below $50

The euro hit a nine-year trough on Wednesday as collapsing oil prices and worries about the world economy drove skittish investors into the arms of safe-haven sovereign debt.

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Union Flag and the European Flag

UK, Greek election anxiety may see Brexit feed Grexit

British elections in May could arguably have as much impact on euro zone stability as this month's snap poll in Greece, making for an anxious period of up to six months for European investors.

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