German Chancellor Angela Merkel began her speech to the British Parliament by telling her audience that she’d come to disappoint them. As she made her opening remarks -- in English -- lawmakers applauded anyway.
Unibail-Rodamco SE, Europe’s largest publicly traded property owner, said 2013 recurring profit rose by about 11 percent as the French company generated more rental income by building or expanding shopping centers.
Air France-KLM Group is introducing business-class seats that each cost 50,000 euros ($68,000) to make and turn into fully-flat beds, more than a decade after competitors including British Airways pioneered the experience.
London’s Heathrow airport extended its lead as Europe’s busiest hub last year after welcoming larger aircraft, as Paris, Frankfurt and Amsterdam saw their positions challenged by rapid growth at Istanbul Ataturk.