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Latest update : 2013-09-18

Markets wait for Fed decision on stimulus programme

Investors will find out on Wednesday whether the Federal Reserve is tapering its monthly purchase of $85 billion worth of bonds and by how much. Fed boss Ben Bernanke has already said he wants the purchases phased out by the time unemployment reaches 7%. Here in France, as Air France-KLM gives more details about its cost-cutting plans, it’s continuing to invest heavily in its offer for lucrative business class travellers.

By Matthew WARREN



2015-05-29 Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch goes on sale for $100 million

Neverland Ranch, now officially Sycamore Valley Ranch, is up for sale. The home of the late, great King of Pop has a price tag of $100 million. The zoo animals and amusement park...

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2015-05-28 Greece

Greece says a deal is close, Germany says no progress made

Greece is optimistic a debt deal could be reached as early as this weekend, but Germany says the negotiations have failed to make any real progress. Plus, many of the world's...

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2015-05-27 airlines

Irish government clears sale of Aer Lingus stake to British Airways' owner

The Irish government has approved the sale of its 25 percent stake in Aer Lingus to the owner of British Airways, IAG. The deal will still need to be approved by rival airline...

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2015-05-26 Mexico

Mexican taxi drivers protest rise of Uber

Taxi drivers in Mexico have staged a mass protest against the car-hailing app Uber. The drivers say Uber has an unfair advantage because it's not governed by the same taxes and...

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2015-05-25 China

Is China creating a tech start-up bubble?

As the Consumer Electronics Show's first Asian event gets underway in Shanghai, we bring you a special report looking at the growth of Chinese start-ups in the technology sector....

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