The Chinese automaker Geely talks to the British sports car brand Aston Martin about an investment. That is reported by the British business newspaper Financial Times. At present, the Chinese, who already own the Lotus and Volvo car brands and have a 10 percent interest in Mercedes mother Daimler, are doing book research.
Iran has formally invited the United States and Canada on Thursday night to Friday to participate in the investigation into the crash of a Ukrainian passenger aircraft near the Iranian capital Tehran, Reuters news agency writes Friday based on Iranian authorities.
The production of German industry increased by 1.1 percent in November compared to the previous month. The German Federal Statistical Office reported this.
This European winter has been exceptionally mild so far and there are no indications that this will change soon. And that is to the advantage of the oak processionary caterpillar. A mild winter ensures a greater chance of survival of the eggs of the oak procession butterfly, explains director Bastiaan Meerburg of the Knowledge and Advice Center for Animal Pests (KAD).
Inflation in the eurozone rose to 1.3 percent on an annual basis in December, from 1 percent in November. The European statistics agency Eurostat reported this on the basis of a provisional figure.
US online giant Amazon is considering opening physical stores in Germany, the head of Amazon’s e-commerce branch told Welt on Saturday. Germany is the largest market for Amazon after the United States.
At different companies at different locations, bomb letters were found between the postal services in recent days. The Netherlands police now warns. The letters were delivered to a hotel and a gas station in Amsterdam, a brokerage firm in Utrecht and a gas station and car company in Rotterdam in the one week period. Nothing in the Northern Netherlands.
The National bank has given Kenes Rakishev a permit to acquire the branch of Amanat insurance company. It will be incorporated into businessman’s own Fincraft Investment House. Amanat reported in the last days of December that the deal is on the way without disclosing further details.