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Glencore cuts copper, zinc production to counter glut

Commodities giant Glencore cut its copper and zinc production in the first quarter as it struggles to rein in the abundance of supply.

Glencore cuts copper, zinc production to counter glut
Air France KLM narrows losses, warns of turbulence as pilots' pay cut
Air France KLM narrows losses, warns of turbulence as pilots' pay cut

Air France-KLM said Wednesday it cut its losses in the first quarter of 2016 but passenger traffic to Paris was affected by terror attacks.

Air France KLM narrows losses, warns of turbulence as pilots' pay cut
All Belgians to get iodine pills in case of nuclear accident
All Belgians to get iodine pills in case of nuclear accident

Belgium is to provide iodine pills to its entire population to protect it against radioactivity in case of a nuclear accident.

All Belgians to get iodine pills in case of nuclear accident
First shipment of US natural gas to EU arrives
First shipment of US natural gas to EU arrives

In a move which could lead to continental price wars and reduce Russian market domination, the first shipment of US natural gas to the European Union arrived.

First shipment of US natural gas to EU arrives
Britain would be less well off after Brexit: OECD
Britain would be less well off after Brexit: OECD

Britons would be less well off if they voted to leave the European Union than if they stayed, the head of the OECD said on Wednesday.

Britain would be less well off after Brexit: OECD
Drone crosses path of Aer Lingus plane over France
Drone crosses path of Aer Lingus plane over France

A drone flying at more than 2,000 metres altitude came close to an Aer Lingus plane as it approached Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport.

Drone crosses path of Aer Lingus plane over France
American tech giants under EU cosh
American tech giants under EU cosh

US technology giants Google, Amazon, Apple, Intel and Microsoft have all come under the often costly scrutiny of European Union.

American tech giants under EU cosh
Russian coastal city of Kaliningrad. ©Reuters
Lithuanian sentenced to 13 years for 'spying on Moscow'

A Lithuanian national has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for spying on Moscow.

Lithuanian sentenced to 13 years for 'spying on Moscow'
Europe 'negligent' over Chinese steel dumping: US boss
Europe 'negligent' over Chinese steel dumping: US boss

The head of US Steel has accused Britain and the wider European Union of negligence over China dumping cheep steel on world markets.

Europe 'negligent' over Chinese steel dumping: US boss
French MPs set to approve contested ban on paying for sex
French MPs set to approve contested ban on paying for sex

French lawmakers are looking to outlaw sex for money and impose fines of up to 3,500 euros on prostitutes' clients.

French MPs set to approve contested ban on paying for sex
Gibraltar, Falklands accuse Spain and Argentina of bullying
Gibraltar, Falklands accuse Spain and Argentina of bullying

Wanting to stay British, Gibraltar and the Falkland Islands have accused Spain and Argentina of 'bullying'.

Gibraltar, Falklands accuse Spain and Argentina of bullying
A patient is tested for diabetes. ©Reuters
Number of adults with diabetes has quadrupled since 1980: WHO

The number of adults estimated to be living with diabetes has nearly quadrupled over 35 years: the World Health Organization

Number of adults with diabetes has quadrupled since 1980: WHO
Oil pipes. ©REUTERS / Sergei Karpukhin
Ukraine adds Russian oil import ban to growing trade war

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk intends to introduce a ban on oil product imports from Russia.

Ukraine adds Russian oil import ban to growing trade war
France PM warns extreme Islam winning the propaganda war
France PM warns extreme Islam winning the propaganda war

Prime Minister Manuel Valls said extreme forms of Islam were winning the propaganda war for hearts and minds.

France PM warns extreme Islam winning the propaganda war
Panama Papers allege offshore link with notorious British heist
Panama Papers allege offshore link with notorious British heist

A Panamanian shell company may have helped hide millions of dollars from the Brink's-Mat heist leaked tax documents allege.

Panama Papers allege offshore link with notorious British heist
Iran 'certain' Security Council will not act on missile tests
Iran 'certain' Security Council will not act on missile tests

Iran's defence minister is certain the UN Security Council will not take any action over its missile tests despite calls from the Western.

Iran 'certain' Security Council will not act on missile tests
Hungarian teachers stage nationwide walkout
Hungarian teachers stage nationwide walkout

Hundreds of Hungarian teachers held a nationwide walkout in a growing revolt against the government's tight grip on education

Hungarian teachers stage nationwide walkout
Coast of Australia. Photo courtesy of oceaniacruises.com
British 'invaded' Australia say university guidelines

Language guidelines that advise students to describe British explorer James Cook's arrival in Sydney as an "invasion" rather than a "settlement" were defended by an Australian university.

British 'invaded' Australia say university guidelines
Hijacked Egyptian airliner lands in Cyprus
Hijacked Egyptian airliner lands in Cyprus

A hijacker seized an Egyptian airliner and diverted it to Cyprus, before releasing all the passengers except four foreigners and the crew.

Hijacked Egyptian airliner lands in Cyprus
An armed British police officer (L) holds his automatic weapon as he stands on duty whilst a member of the The Life Guards sits on his horse during the Changing the Guard ceremony on Horseguards Parad
After Brussels, spies debate security risks of Brexit

The Brussels attacks have pushed security to the forefront of Britain's EU referendum campaign this week, as intelligence experts came out of the shadows to press the benefits and disadvantages of membership.

After Brussels, spies debate security risks of Brexit

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