The British government approved a new third runway at London's Heathrow airport on Tuesday in a long-awaited decision that has stoked divisions and follows decades of debate over the issue. The move was hailed by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling as a "momentous step" but sparked protests and threats of legal action from opponents. Following Britain's […]
Shareholders of Spanish renewable energy group Gamesa on Tuesday approved a merger with the wind power division of German engineering giant Siemens. This tie-up "will create one of the world's main companies in the sector," said Gamesa president Ignacio Martin during a special general assembly at its headquarters in Zamudio in northern Spain. Gamesa will […]
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slipping Tuesday as corporate earnings dominate the news and consumer companies like athletic apparel maker Under Armour and appliance maker Whirlpool absorb their largest losses in years. However strong results for household goods maker Procter & Gamble are sending its stock higher.