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European Parliament may propose Google break-up in draft resolution

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By Alexei Oreskovic, Julia Fioretti and Alastair Macdonald

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Hunger striker 'prepared to die' over Trinidad highway project 21 Nov 2014

PORT OF SPAIN - Trinidadian hunger striker Dr. Wayne Kublalsingh, in his 65th day of consuming no food or water, says he is prepared to continue his fast, even if it means giving up his life to stop construction of a controversial highway.

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Duchess of Alba, the world's most titled aristocrat, dies 20 Nov 2014

MADRID - Spain's 18th Duchess of Alba, who died on Thursday aged 88, was one of Europe's wealthiest and most titled aristocrats, the owner of fabulous palaces and priceless works of art. | Video

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Enel to price Endesa shares at 13.5 euros - sources 20 Nov 2014

MILAN - Italian utility Enel will price the sale of a stake in its Spanish subsidiary Endesa at 13.5 euros per share, three sources close to the share sale said on Thursday, which would raise about 3.1 billion euros (2.48 billion pounds) to reduce debt.

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Enel on track to raise over 3 billion euros in Endesa share sale 20 Nov 2014

MILAN - Italy's biggest utility Enel is on track to raise up to 3.2 billion euros (2.56 billion pounds) from the sale of shares in its Spanish subsidiary Endesa , three sources with knowledge of the deal said on Wednesday.

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Enel on track to raise over 3 billion euros in Endesa share sale 19 Nov 2014

MILAN - Italy's biggest utility Enel is on track to raise up to 3.2 billion euros (2.56 billion pounds) from the sale of shares in its Spanish subsidiary Endesa , three sources with knowledge of the deal said on Wednesday.

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Eurofighter Typhoon jet to get new one billion euro radar 19 Nov 2014

LONDON - Britain, Germany, Italy and Spain have through their Eurofighter project signed a 1 billion euro (0.83 billion pound) contract to provide their jointly backed Typhoon jet with a new sort of radar, in an effort to secure new orders.

Bank of Spain calls for increased deficit cutting efforts 19 Nov 2014

MADRID - Spain must increase budget efforts, especially in the regions, to meet its end-of-year public deficit target as current growth forecasts face risks from the global slowdown, the head of the Bank of Spain said on Wednesday.

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Spanish parliament backs call for eventual Palestine state 18 Nov 2014

MADRID - Spanish lawmakers on Tuesday urged their government to recognise Palestine as a state, albeit only when the Palestinians and Israel negotiate a solution to their long-standing conflict.

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G20's new growth plans suspiciously long in the tooth 18 Nov 2014

SYDNEY - As leaders of the world's 20 most powerful nations congratulate themselves on plans to boost economic growth, a closer look at their 800-plus policy proposals reveals a catalogue of measures that are either old, vague or unlikely to be implemented.

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China rate cut, European stimulus hints lift markets

NEW YORK - World stock markets and oil prices rallied on Friday, fuelled by hopes for global growth after China rolled out a surprise interest rate cut and the European Central Bank indicated it would step up asset purchases to boost the euro zone economy.