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Santander in talks with over 200 Portugal staff hit by job cuts - source
MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's Santander is in negotiations with about 210 employees in Portugal as part of a wider cost-cutting plan that affects 11% of its workforce there, a source with knowledge of the matter said.
UPDATE 2-UK meat industry warns of imminent threat to supplies from CO2 crisis
LONDON, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Some of Britain's meat processors will run out of carbon dioxide (CO2) within five days, forcing them to halt production and impacting supplies to food retailers, the head of the industry's lobby group warned on Monday.
Special Report-BP gambles big on fast transition from oil to renewables
LONDON (Reuters) - Deep in the Oman desert lies one of BP's more lucrative projects, a mass of steel pipes and cooling towers that showcases the British energy giant's pioneering natural gas extraction technology.
Boeing forecasts European passengers will grow 3% per year over next 20 years
LONDON (Reuters) - Boeing's vice president of commercial marketing forecast on Monday that European passenger traffic would grow by 3.1% per year over the next 20 years, and said demand for planes in the region would keep rising as the COVID-19 recovery progresses.
Central bank group BIS warns of green asset bubble risk
LONDON (Reuters) - The central bank to the world's central banks, the Bank for International Settlements, has warned of the growing risk of a price bubble in environmentally friendly-focused asset markets.
UPDATE 10-Russian pro-Putin party wins big majority after crackdown; foes cry foul
MOSCOW, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Russia's ruling United Russia party, which supports President Vladimir Putin, won an emphatic parliamentary majority after its most vociferous critics were prevented from contesting an election that opponents said was marred by large-scale fraud.
UK has highly resilient food supply chain, says PM's spokesman
LONDON, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Britain has a highly resilient food supply chain, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday, after a jump in gas prices shut fertilizer plants that also produce carbon dioxide used in the food industry.
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(Reuters) - Pfizer and BioNTech said on Monday their COVID-19 vaccine induced a robust immune response in 5- to 11- year-olds, and they plan to ask for authorization to use the shot in children in that age range in the United States, Europe and elsewhere as soon as possible.
Bauxite trains operated by Russian miner Rusal collide in Guinea, killing one
Conakry (Reuters) - Two trains operated by Russian aluminium giant Rusal collided in Guinea's capital Conakry on Monday, killing at least one person and injuring several others, witnesses told Reuters.
UPDATE 2-Thousands flee as volcano erupts on Spain's La Palma island, homes destroyed
LA PALMA, Spain, Sept 20 (Reuters) - The Canary Islands' first volcanic eruption in 50 years has forced the evacuation of about 5,000 people, including around 500 tourists, and destroyed about 100 houses, officials said on Monday.
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