Iranian Ayatollah Ali Khamenei expressed his support for an increase in fuel prices on Sunday, which led to protests throughout the country. Khamenei condemns the demonstrators and states that they have been “sabotaged” by enemies from abroad.
The American stock market watchdog SEC investigates whether the WeWork office space provider has violated the rules in the run-up to his canceled IPO. The Bloomberg news agency reports this based on insiders.
Another death was caused by the continuing unrest in Hong Kong. A 70-year-old cleaner got a rock on his head during a confrontation between demonstrators and pro-government protesters. He died in the hospital from his injuries.
The German car maker Daimler wants to reduce costs at Mercedes-Benz by 1 billion euros. The company does this by cutting the number of employees, among other things. The interventions must be completed by 2022.
The production of industry in the eurozone increased by 0.1 percent in September compared to a month earlier. The European statistical office Eurostat announced this.
A large Spanish home improvement store sells a doormat with the text “Bienvenido a la república independiente de mi casa”. Welcome to the independent republic of my house. It is a phrase that gives a perfect insight into the Spanish soul – especially after Sunday’s elections.
Facebook announces that it is taking measures against fake advertisements with famous Dutch people. These can be reported in the Netherlands from December.
The German aviation giant Lufthansa closed the third quarter of the year with less profit. Among other things, the company saw the effects of cost savings being offset by lower ticket prices. The latter is the result of the fierce competition on the European aviation market. The company also has more to spend on fuel.