Tusk pushes against Franco-German tussle over top EU jobs

Reuters | Jun 19, 2019 at 3:06 PM

European Council President Donald Tusk put pressure on EU leaders on Wednesday to swiftly agree on who should hold the bloc’s top jobs but a tug-of-war between Germany and France was likely to prevent a deal at a summit on Thursday.

Airbus fights back with big name buyers after Boeing’s MAX showstopper

Reuters | Jun 19, 2019 at 3:05 PM

Airbus sealed deals with big name buyers for its latest passenger jet at the Paris Airshow on Wednesday, battling back from the potential loss of a major customer a day earlier when IAG placed a lifeline order for Boeing’s grounded 737 MAX jet.

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UK manufacturing output marks slowest growth in 3 years: CBI

Xinhua News Agency | Jun 19, 2019 at 2:34 PM

Manufacturing output in the United Kingdom has fallen to its lowest level in over three years due to the ongoing Brexit uncertainty, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) said on Wednesday, urging the new prime minister who will succeed Theresa May to quickly resolve the Brexit deadlock.

After Boeing showstopper, Airbus bounces back with Franke deal

Reuters | Jun 19, 2019 at 9:50 AM

Airbus struck a 50-plane deal with veteran low-cost airline investor Bill Franke on Wednesday, bouncing back from the potential loss of a major customer a day earlier when IAG placed a lifeline order for Boeing’s grounded 737 MAX jet.