INTERVIEW-Good summer gives Lufthansa CEO confidence for 2015 goals *Will "comfortably" reach 2015 adj EBIT of over 1.5 bln eur. FRANKFURT, Sept 4- Lufthansa's drive to cut costs on its European routes and invest billions in its fleet are paying off, with the German airline enjoying a better than expected summer, its chief executive told Reuters on Friday. "We have seen the strongest summer ever, business has been substantially better...
| By: Victoria Bryan and Alexander Hübner
Europe closes sharply lower after US jobs report European stocks closed sharply lower on Friday, as the latest U.S. non-farm payrolls report boosted investors' fears that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates at its next meeting.
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Restless nights? Smart devices may help ease you through the twilight hours BERLIN, Sept 4- Insomniacs, light sleepers and others who blink bleary eyes every morning could be the next target of technology companies looking to come up with ideas to improve any given aspect of consumers' lives. Samsung Electronics Co and Panasonic Corp both showcased devices at the IFA, Europe's largest consumer electronics show, geared to helping people...
Nissan recalls 300,000 vehicles to adjust console panel Nissan is recalling nearly 300,000 of its Versa and Versa Note vehicles to adjust a console panel that could catch the driver's shoe and slow braking efforts. It said in a report filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that in rare cases, the right edge of a driver's shoe might catch on the center console's lower trim panel.
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UPDATE 1-Top Canada court: Ecuador villagers can sue Chevron in Ontario OTTAWA, Sept 4- Canada's top court ruled on Friday that a group of Ecuadorean villagers could pursue a multi-billion pollution lawsuit against Chevron Corp in the Canadian province of Ontario. The villagers are now going after Chevron assets for countries in Canada, Brazil and Argentina. "Canadian courts, like many others, have adopted a generous and liberal...
| By: David Ljunggren
UPDATE 2-BlackBerry to buy rival Good Technology for $425 mln TORONTO, Sept 4- Canada's BlackBerry Ltd said on Friday it will buy rival mobile software provider Good Technology Corp for $425 million, to boost its ability to help corporate clients manage smartphones running on different operating systems. More than half the devices running on Good's systems are Apple Inc products such as the iPhone.
| By: Allison Martell