Dutch pensions to clean up red-light area

Schemes invest €60m in a fund to redevelop district in Amsterdam

VW suspends diesel car sales in S Korea

Seoul to decide whether to revoke vehicle certification

North Sea faces first big strike in decades

Workers protest at pay cuts as 120,000 jobs go from industry

Swedish banks: sensible lenders

Low costs and higher returns mean they are still best in class

Samsung countersues Huawei over patents

South Korean group fires back at Chinese rival

Northern business fears over funding

Funds for UK small businesses drawn from EU regional development money

EDF poised to decide on Hinkley investment

French group’s delayed verdict on UK nuclear reactors due next week

Italy eyes €750m air traffic control sale

Key plank of Renzi’s privatisation plan prices close to top of range

Draghi backs bailout of Italian banks

Shares jump on hint of backstop as ECB keeps rates on hold

Terror, Brexit weigh on airlines’ profits

EU carriers also being affected by falling ticket prices linked to excessive capacity growth

Santander loses ruling in red German spat

Federal court upholds Sparkassen’s trademark on colour

Airline records Kenya’s worst ever loss

Carrier highlights the scale of the turnround task at the company

Publicis points to successes from shake-up

Advertising group says move to break silos has led to new client wins

Weak pound a boon for UK wheat industry

UK wheat’s Brexit uplift another tailwind for British exporters

Swatch clocks up Brexit boost

Watchmaker confirms profit slump while weak pound spurs UK sales

Roche warns of Brexit impact on UK research

Swiss group calls for new rules on innovative treatments

Focus on personal care propels Unilever

Sales rise but Anglo-Dutch group says consumer demand remains weak

German challenger bank gets full banking licence

N26 plans to expand its digital banking product across Europe

EDF looks to future without coal trading

Utility in talks to sell part of its little-known commodity unit

Launch costs slow revival of Volvo Cars

Margins squeezed by need to upgrade factories for new 90 series of large saloons


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