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Prehistoric giant sea turtle newly discovered in Europe

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — Long ago, gigantic marine turtles swam the Earth’s seas. Until recently, these prehistoric giants, reaching lengths of over 3 meters (10 feet) from head to tail, had been thought to be found only …

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Irish watchdog fines Meta 265M euros in latest privacy case

LONDON (AP) — Irish regulators slapped Facebook parent Meta with a 265 million-euro ($277 million) fine Monday, the company’s latest punishment for breaching strict European Union data privacy rules. The Data Protection Commission said Meta Platforms infringed sections of the EU rules, known as the General Data Protection Regulation, that require technical and organizational measures …

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A tale of two stock markets: how London still trumps Paris for investors

LONDON, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Paris’ luxury-laden stock exchange is now worth more than London’s. But although size matters, there are other indicators highlighting the UK capital’s popularity with investors. While the UK has seen a larger exodus from equity funds since 2020 than Paris, companies have raised more money in initial public offerings (IPOs) …

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Dollar rises, yuan slumps as China’s COVID unrest spooks markets

SINGAPORE, Nov 28 (Reuters) – The dollar climbed on Monday as protests in China against the government’s anti-COVID policies made investors turn away from riskier assets, and consigned the Chinese yuan to a more than two-week low against the safe-haven greenback. The protests have flared across China and spread to several cities in the wake …

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Access to Genetic Testing in Europe for Hemophilia Needs Improvement, Study Says

Optimized hemophilia care requires rapid, accurate, and high-quality genetic testing, but access to these tests varies across the European Union, according to a recent study. Equitable access to genetic testing for hemophilia across Europe varies and needs to be improved, according to the authors of a recent analysis. Writing in Haemophiliathe researchers, located in Belgium, …

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Atlantia exit highlights Milan’s battle to retain market heavyweights

Atlantia to be delisted after buyout Many Italian companies steer clear of the stock market Authorities seeking to boost standing of Borsa Italiana MILAN, Nov 25 (Reuters) – The buyout of Atlantia (ATL.MI) will cut another 19 billion euros ($19.5 billion) from the value of the Milan bourse and bring to 12 the number of …

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Just Eat Takeaway to reorganize in Britain, cut 170 jobs globally

AMSTERDAM, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Online meal ordering and delivery company Just Eat Takeaway NV (TKWY.AS) on Thursday announced a reorganization of its customer service operations, which a spokesperson said could lead to 170 job losses globally. The company said in a statement it would close a customer service center in Borehamwood, England and employees …

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German residential property market faces risk of price drop – DIW study

BERLIN, Nov 23 (Reuters) – The German residential property market faces a growing risk of price corrections, the DIW research institute said in a study released on Wednesday. “We are not facing the bursting of a huge real estate price bubble in Germany,” the report’s co-author Konstantin Kholodilin said. “But price drops of up to …

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