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Banks, insurers must have "credible plans" for climate change: Bank of England
Britain's banks and insurers must come up with credible plans for protecting themselves against risks from climate change and may need to hold more capital, the Bank of England said on Monday.
Sanctions against Russia an 'absurdity': Italy deputy PM
Sanctions against Russia are a "social, cultural and economic absurdity", Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday, speaking to representatives of the country's manufacturing industry.
BMW, Northvolt and Umicore team up on battery sustainability
BMW is partnering with Swedish battery company Northvolt and Belgian materials and recycling group Umicore on a project to create a sustainable life cycle for batteries, the companies said on Monday.
Same-sex penguin couple incubate egg at Sydney aquarium
Two male penguins who built a nest together from ice pebbles at Sydney's Sea Life Aquarium are now fostering an egg given them by aquarium staff who suspected they were more than friends.
Soccer - U.S. to defend Women's World Cup title after securing qualification
World champions the United States will have a chance to defend their title at the 2019 Women's World Cup after a 6-0 win over Jamaica in the semi-finals of the CONCACAF Championship on Sunday sealed their qualification.
Turkey to search Saudi consulate in Istanbul for missing journalist on Monday: NTV
Turkish authorities will search the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Monday afternoon as part of an investigation into the disappearance of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi, broadcaster NTV said, citing diplomatic sources.
Disney offers EU antitrust concessions over $71.3 billion Fox deal
Walt Disney has offered concessions in an attempt to allay EU antitrust concerns over its $71.3 billion bid for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's entertainment assets, the European Commission said on Monday.
Disney offers EU antitrust concessions over $71.3 bln Fox deal
Walt Disney has offered concessions in an attempt to allay EU antitrust concerns over its $71.3 billion bid for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's entertainment assets, the European Commission said on Monday.
Alibaba's Jack Ma says in talks with Indonesia on tech training institute
(This Oct. 13 story corrects to clarify training plan is under discussion, removes references to the number people to be trained and timeframe in paragraphs 1-2)
CORRECTED-Alibaba's Jack Ma says in talks with Indonesia on tech training institute
Jack Ma, executive chairman of China's Alibaba Group Holding, said on Saturday he is discussing with Indonesia's government the possibility of opening an institute to train tech entrepreneurs in the Southeast Asian country.