Business

BMW offices get 'inspection' in preliminary collusion probe

Oct 20, 2017

Automaker BMW says European Commission staff this week conducted an "inspection" at company offices in Munich in connection with news media allegations that German car makers colluded on diesel technology

Shell Nigeria lifts force majeure on Bonny Light exports

Oct 20, 2017

Shell Nigeria lifts month-long force majeure on Bonny Light exports caused by leakages

The Latest: German business supports EU stance on Brexit

Oct 20, 2017

Germany's main business group is supporting European Union leaders' refusal to move ahead immediately with talks on the future relationship with Britain

Hurricanes, earthquakes estimated to cost insurers $95B

Oct 20, 2017

Swiss Re, one of the world's biggest reinsurers, estimates that Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, two recent earthquakes in Mexico will cost the industry about $95 billion

Spain's leader prepares to unveil specific Catalan measures

Oct 20, 2017

Spain's prime minister says that his government is preparing to unveil specific measures agreed with opposition parties to halt Catalonia's independence bid

Europe's easy money taps to be tightened _ very slightly

Oct 20, 2017

The economy in the 19 countries that use the shared euro currency is growing ever stronger, and it's time for the European Central Bank to start telling the public how it will phase out its extraordinary stimulus measures

Butter shortage in France amid global demand for pastries

Oct 20, 2017

French pastries, and butter, have become so popular abroad that the increased demand led to a mini shortage of the dairy product in French supermarkets

Steelmaker moving HQ from Chicago-area to Alabama city

Oct 20, 2017

A Swedish steel production company is moving its Unites States division headquarters from a Chicago suburb

Uganda expels North Korea military experts over UN sanctions

Oct 20, 2017

Uganda expels North Korean military experts, representatives of arms dealer over UN sanctions

John McCain memoir, 'The Restless Wave,' coming in April

Oct 20, 2017

An upcoming memoir from Sen. John McCain has taken on new meaning since he first agreed to write it