J&J to buy remaining stake in Verb Surgical to strengthen digital surgery portfolio

(Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson said on Friday it would acquire the remaining stake in Verb…

German economy likely to contract in fourth quarter, DIW says

BERLIN (Reuters) – The German economy probably shrank in the fourth quarter as export-oriented manufacturing continued…

Exclusive: Huawei and Deutsche Telekom held advanced talks over 5G network deal – sources

By Douglas Busvine BERLIN (Reuters) – Deutsche Telekom was in advanced talks to retain China’s Huawei…

German consumer morale darkens heading into January: GfK

BERLIN (Reuters) – The mood among German consumers deteriorated unexpectedly heading into January, a survey showed…

UK economy’s growth in third-quarter revised up, smallest current account gap since 2012

By Andy Bruce and Paul Sandle LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s economy grew a little faster in…

Brexit clarity helped Germany avert recession: German economy minister

BERLIN (Reuters) – Increased clarity about Britain’s planned departure from the European Union has helped Germany…

Japan partially reverses curbs on tech materials exports to South Korea

TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) – The Japanese government has reversed curbs on exports of photoresists to South Korea,…

Ruling on Ryanair bid to delay COO’s easyJet move set for December 23

DUBLIN (Reuters) – The Irish High Court will rule on Monday Dec. 23 on whether Ryanair…

China says case of detained Canadians turned over to prosecutors

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s foreign ministry said on Friday that an investigation into two Canadians detained…

UK PM Johnson: There will be no alignment with EU rules in future relationship

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday there would be no alignment…

Volkswagen takes one-two punch in Australia with fine, lawsuit

By Rashmi Ashok and Aby Jose Koilparambil (Reuters) – Volkswagen AG <VOWG_p.DE> took two raps in…

Lloyds offers payments to HBOS victims after compensation rebuke

LONDON (Reuters) – Lloyds Banking Group <LLOY.L> has offered additional payments of 35,000 pounds each to…