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Latest update : 2013-09-02

Verizon sale could earn Vodafone $130 billion

Vodafone says it's in "advanced talks" to sell its 45 per cent stake in US carrier Verizon for a expected $130 billion. At that value, it would be the third-largest acquisition in history. Meanwhile, a lucky dieter in Dubai has been awarded $3,200 worth of gold in exchange for losing 21kg.

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2014-09-22 technology

French firms aim to crack 'big data' market

The industry of protecting and managing personal details is expanding rapidly, particularly in the wake of recent data leak scandals. A group of French start-ups is trying to...

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2014-09-18 Amazon

Jack Ma, the man behind Alibaba's record stock market debut

He's the founder of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, and is set to become significantly richer when the company launches its shares on the New York stock exchange on Friday....

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2014-09-17 strike

Scottish fishing industry divided over independence

Scotland's fishing industry has been promised a lot from both sides in the independence debate. With Scottish boats landing 60% of the UK's fish, it's an important contribution...

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2014-09-16 business

No resolution in sight to Air France dispute

The Chief Executive of Air France says he doesn't see an imminent resolution of the dispute with pilots that has seen 60 per cent of the carrier's flights grounded this Tuesday....

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2014-09-15 entertainment

Hundreds of flights cancelled as Air France pilots strike

Pilots at Air France have begun their week-long strike action over working conditions. The airline has cancelled more than half of its flights this Monday with more than 60,000...

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