TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's SoftBank Corp President Masayoshi Son said he will travel to the United States on Tuesday night to discuss the proposed takeover of Sprint Nextel Corp with its major shareholders.
LONDON (Reuters) - J Sainsbury , Britain's third largest supermarket group, said on Tuesday it was in advanced negotiations with Lloyds Banking Group to take full ownership of the Sainsbury's Bank joint venture.
ROME (Reuters) - On Saturday April 20, the leaders of Italy's two biggest political forces climbed the Quirinal, highest of Rome's seven ancient hills, and begged President Giorgio Napolitano to stay for a second term.
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co said on Tuesday its China sales jumped 26 percent to 86,729 vehicles in April from a year earlier, maintaining its momentum in the world's biggest car market.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German builder Hochtief has sold its airports division to Canada's Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments) for 1.1 billion euros ($1.4 billion), seeking to cut debt and invest in its infrastructure business.
QUITO (Reuters) - Ecuador removed its ambassador in Peru from his post on Monday over his involvement in a supermarket brawl in Lima, an incident that threatened to sour relations between the neighboring countries.