21.4.2019 04:18 am
Positioned on the edge of a railway line, Villafranca de los Barros should be in prime position to move goods from its three factories. There is a slight problem though — close to no trains come through.
So it is that products are transported by truck from this town in southwestern Extremadura, Spain's poorest region and also its worst connected, a major bugbear ahead of general elections on April 28.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday signed deals worth $12 billion with Uzbekistan during a week-long tour of Central Asia, as he seeks to ease reliance on China and the US.
New home building dipped again in March after plunging in February, with declines in single-family and apartment construction spread over most of the country, according to US government data released Friday.
India has suspended trade across its disputed Kashmir border with Pakistan, alleging that weapons and drugs are being smuggled across the route, as tensions simmer between the nuclear-armed neighbours.
A chorus of street vendors’ pitches ring out on a hot spring day in downtown Los Angeles.
The National Enquirer, a tabloid enmeshed in scandals over the payment of hush money on Donald Trump’s behalf and the leak of private messages from Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, is being sold to a private investor, the publisher said Thursday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to reassure top French business leaders in the Kremlin Thursday as they met following the arrests of several major foreign investors.
Pinterest got off to a flying start on Wall Street Thursday in the market debut for the San Francisco-based visual discovery service, a positive sign for the wave of Silicon Valley firms planning stock listings.
Social media giant Facebook on Thursday banned various far-right British groups including the English Defence League from its network for promoting hate and violence.
The World Trade Organization on Thursday largely sided with the United States in its Obama-era case against Beijing over Chinese restrictions on imports of American grain.
The French maker of the blockbuster game “Assassin’s Creed Unity”, which takes place inside the Notre-Dame cathedral, said Thursday it was offering the title for free for a week to give players a peek inside the fire-scarred monument.
The corruption scandal involving Latin America’s biggest construction company Odebrecht took a dramatic turn Wednesday with the suicide of former Peruvian president Alan Garcia, who was embroiled in the affair.
Google on Thursday said users of its hugely popular Android devices would be offered a choice of five browsers and search engines as part of the company’s effort to meet EU competition concerns.
British energy exploring minnow Chrysaor said Thursday it has agreed to buy US giant ConocoPhillips’ North Sea oil and gas assets for $2.7 billion.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned on Thursday that the country risks defaulting on its debt if its biggest lender, PrivatBank, is handed back to a controversial tycoon.