ArcelorMittal sees ‘fragile’ steel market

Profits down by a third at world’s largest producer

Russian activists say Telegram hacked

Pair allege that MTS helped others access messaging service

Apple ramps up business push for iPhone

Tie-up with SAP follows links with IBM and Cisco Systems

A fishing village in Lofoten

Norway: environmental hero or hypocrite?

The country is planning to allow waste to be dumped in a fjord and open up areas to oil exploration

Sanofi threatens hostile Medivation bid

French drugmaker warns it will go directly to shareholders

Areva’s €7bn shortfall and state-aid limits

Bondholders need to think about their role in France’s problem

Chile’s salmon sector hit by algae bloom

Latest blow to industry lines up a 10% fall in global supplies

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Airbus plans day of the robot co-workers

Humanoids could perform complex tasks in factories in 10-15 years

Air France Airbus A320 at CDG airport, France. Image from Air France

Air France: the hair shirt

The group’s capital structure makes cost cuts the priority

Maersk profits hit by low freight rates

Shares still rise as group maintains full-year guidance

Vale and BHP rocked by $44bn dam lawsuit

Lawyers question whether Brazil’s claim will succeed

Souki plots to undercut Cheniere on LNG

Entrepreneur is proposing a new US liquefied natural gas venture

Many eurozone IPOs below listing price

Companies suffer as broader equity market falls

Construction groups hit by Gulf slowdown

Building companies exposed to spending cuts in Middle East

Air France-KLM warns of difficult market

Shares in Franco-Dutch airline group fall on concerns about risk of falling ticket prices

Atlas strains to support Italy’s banks

The €4.25bn fund has not proved to be the hoped-for remedy

Daimler to build €500m factory in Poland

Mercedes-Benz plant is the industry’s latest push east

Social housing boost has Brexit warning

European Investment Bank says £1bn deal could be at risk

Axa sells Elevate business to Standard Life

Deal is part of the French group’s exit from UK life assurance

SocGen eyes deeper cost cuts

Profits beat forecasts but investment bank remains weak

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