LONDON  | European stocks higher as Brent crude breaches $80 a barrel

LONDON — European stocks brushed aside earlier losses in Asia to rise solidly Thursday with oil companies in demand as the international measure of oil struck its highest level in three-and-a-half years after French oil giant Total threatened to pull out of Iran.

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In Europe, Britain’s FTSE 100 was up 0.3 percent to 7,754 while France’s CAC 40 rose 0.5 percent to 5,592. Germany’s DAX advanced 0.3 percent to 13,037. Futures augured a sluggish start on Wall Street.

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