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Latest update : 2013-09-24

Blackberry agrees to possible sale

Smartphone maker Blackberry has received a $4.7 billion offer from a consortium of Canadian investment companies to take it private. The company was once the smartphone of choice for most business people, but it’s lost out to Apple and Samsung. We also look at the row over the opening hours of the Sephora perfume store on the Champs-Elysées. Workers who want to work late into the evening have been overruled by their union.

By Matthew WARREN

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2015-05-04 defence

France could surpass Russia in arms export league

France could surpass Russia as the world's second-biggest arms exporter this year if several big contracts are finalised. It comes as French President Hollande travels to Qatar,...

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2015-05-01 boxing

Are you ready to rumble? Mayweather-Pacquiao is biggest payday in sports history

Money versus Pacman. The long-awaited boxing match between two legends, Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao, is also the biggest payday ever. Both fighters will...

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2015-05-01 China

Milan kicks off World Expo amid protests

The World Expo officially kicks off this Friday in Milan despite protests over the €3.2bn cost. Opinions are divided over what the long-term effect will be on the economy....

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2015-04-30 Rafale fighter jet

Rafale reaches new heights with Qatar sale

After Egypt and India, Qatar is the latest country to sign on with France’s Dassault Aviation. It’s confirmed an order for 24 Rafale fighter jets – a deal valued at €6.3 billion....

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2015-04-29 Panama

Delayed Panama Canal project one step closer to completion

Over-schedule and over-budget, a multi-billion-dollar plan to expand the Panama Canal takes a step closer to completion, as the last of 16 giant locks is installed. Also, Twitter...

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