Huawei Signs Benchmark Deal with Euler Hermes

Euler Hermes, the global leader in trade credit insurance, and Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, announced an agreement to cover the trade receivables for Huawei's consumer device business in Europe.

Lidl on course to become Europe's Biggest Grocery Retailer

The company behind the Lidl supermarket chain is set to become western Europe's biggest grocery retailer by 2018 as discounters become mainstream across the continent.

Europe's Tech Sector Creates 30 $1 Billion-plus Businesses Since 2003

Europe has produced 30 technology companies worth more than $1 billion (£590m) since the millennium, according to research that explodes the myth that the region's internet entrepreneurs lack vision and sell up too early; The Guardian reports.

Medtronic to Buy Covidien

The world's biggest medical devices maker (in terms of sales), Medtronic, will buy Ireland-based rival Covidien in a US $42.

Future Demand for Natural Gas Uncertain in Europe

A high price relative to coal and increasing use of renewable energy make future demand for natural gas especially uncertain in Europe, according to an analyst at the Oxford Institute of Energy Studies, London.

Crossrail Project London Begins New Docklands Tunnel Drive

Crossrail is a £14.

World Environment Day

Yesterday, June 5th, was World Environment Day (WED).

GlaxoSmithKline Strikes Deal with UK Firm Developing Cancer Treatments

Adaptimmune, which develops cell therapies to help the body fight cancer, said that the deal could net $350m (£209m) over seven years, excluding royalties.

Google Creates 'Right to be Forgotten' Form After EU Ruling

Google has launched a service which entitles Europeans to request personal data to be removed from online search results.

Spain's King to Abdicate

Monarch, Juan Carlos, who instituted democracy has abdicated due to personal reasons.

Skype Translator and GoogleCar Break the Mould

The new driverless GoogleCar has been designed with no steering wheel and no brakes, while the Skype Translator makes international connections more accessible.

Nestle Makes $1.4B Valeant Deal

Nestle advances its new skincare business with a $1.

Motley Fool | Brewers Face Hard Choices in Hard Cider

The hard cider market nearly doubled last year because Boston Beer (NYSE: SAM) so completely dominates the industry with its Angry Orchard brand that it largely alone moves the needle.

C&C Shares Jump as Firm Eyes up Craft Beer Market

Shares in C&C jumped the most in more than five years yesterday as the drinks company boosted its dividend and said the Irish market was now "on the right trajectory".

London Named Best Overall City, Says New Report

On Monday, London was named as the best city for "economic clout" by a new industry survey.

Unilever to Sell Sauce Brands to Mizkan for $2.15 Billion

Unilever (UNA) has said goodbye to its Ragu and Bertolli pasta sauce business, agreeing to unload it to Japanese food manufacturer Mizkan Group for about $2.

Dixons Retail to Divest Electroworld Business in Central Europe

UK's Dixons Retail has agreed to divest its loss-making Electroworld business in central Europe to local rival NAY, ahead of its £3.

C&C to Consider Share Buyback this Year

C&C Group set to launch range of Irish craft beers to be produced in Clonmel.

C&C Profits From 30% Revenue Rise

Drinks group C&C has reported its fifth consecutive year of earnings growth, and is targeting a mid-single digit operating profit increase in its current financial year.