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FOREX-Dollar gains as U.S.-China trade worries diminish risk appetite
NEW YORK, Oct 15 (Reuters) - The dollar gained for a second consecutive day on Tuesday as fading optimism over the latest China-U.S. trade truce prompted traders to buy the greenback after a selloff last week.
Britain to complete plan next year to reach net zero transport emissions
LONDON (Reuters) - The British government said on Tuesday it would complete a plan next year to achieve net zero emissions from all forms of transport.
Wirecard rejects FT report as shares drop
LONDON/BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Wirecard
rejected allegations of impropriety on Tuesday after the Financial Times newspaper published documents on the company's accounting practices which it said appeared to indicate an effort to inflate sales and profits.
Withdrawal of companies from Libra project is a good sign - Scholz
BERLIN, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Germany's Finance Minister Olaf Scholz told Reuters on Tuesday that the recent withdrawal of several important companies from Facebook's Libra project was a good sign, adding that the plan poses a threat to the stability of world finances.
UPDATE 2-BoE's Vlieghe sees lower rates if Brexit delayed again
LONDON, Oct 15 (Reuters) - The Bank of England will probably need to cut interest rates if Brexit is postponed again, rate-setter Gertjan Vlieghe said on Tuesday, adding to the debate at the central bank about the right response to another delay.
Romanian president appoints Liberal Party leader as PM-designate
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania's centrist President Klaus Iohannis said on Tuesday he has appointed opposition Liberal Party leader Ludovic Orban as prime minister-designate to form a transitional government until a parliamentary election next year.
Amid Brexit tension, Irish PM says UK citizenship laws out of step with Northern Ireland peace deal
DUBLIN (Reuters) - British citizenship laws are out of step with Northern Ireland's 1998 peace accord that recognized the birthright of anyone in the British-run region to identify as Irish, British or both, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Tuesday.
Amid Brexit tension, Irish PM says UK citizenship laws out of step with N.Ireland peace deal
DUBLIN, Oct 15 (Reuters) - British citizenship laws are out of step with Northern Ireland's 1998 peace accord that recognized the birthright of anyone in the British-run region to identify as Irish, British or both, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Tuesday.
Lebanon deploys water cannon, helicopters to fight wildfires across country
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Wildfires that have swept across Lebanon since Monday have burned swathes of the country's forest and killed at least one person, prompting Beirut to deploy water cannon and call on its neighbors for help.
Airline Swiss grounds A220 fleet for engine checks - newspaper
VIENNA, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Swiss airline Swiss has grounded its fleet of 29 Airbus A220 jets to make engine checks after one encountered technical problems on a flight to Geneva from London on Tuesday, the Blick newspaper reported, citing the airline.
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