* Lufthansa says decision puts it at a disadvantage (Recasts with Lufthansa response, adds Ryanair comment, detail from ministry)
* New dividend policy for 2018 could add up to $1 billion more (Updates after analyst call, detail on coal hedge)
MILAN, Dec 1 Italian broadcaster Mediaset said it will look for other partners for its pay-TV arm after failing to sell the unit to France's Vivendi, adding there was no contact with UK-based rival Sky at present.
LONDON, Dec 1 British engineering company Rolls-Royce said it would cut a further 800 jobs in its marine business to save an extra 50 million pounds ($63 million) a year, responding to weak demand from shipping and energy customers.
LONDON, Dec 1 British carpet distributor Headlam said full-year profit should beat current market expectations as price rises introduced after the pound fell in the wake of the Brexit vote had not had an adverse impact on revenue.
LONDON, Dec 1 Britain's Serco reiterated its forecasts for the rest of this year and next, avoiding the turmoil hitting the wider outsourcing sector, helped by a long-term turnaround programme.
LONDON, Dec 1 The publisher of the Daily Mail reported an 11 percent drop in adjusted operating profit after its media business suffered from a fall in print advertising revenues and challenging conditions in the property information, energy and financial sectors.
LONDON, Dec 1 British outsourcing firm Serco Group stuck to its underlying outlook for next year and said a long-term turnaround programme should see the company move into a growth phase from 2018.
LONDON, Nov 30 Gold producer Acacia Mining will increase its exploration budget for 2017 by nearly 30 percent to expand in Africa and helped by a higher gold price, the London-listed company said on Wednesday.
MOSCOW, Nov 30 Russian consumer lender TCS Group expects to increase its profit next year as it lends more and its funding costs fall, it said on Wednesday, after posting record profit for the third quarter in a row.