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Latest update : 2013-12-10

Irish anti-apartheid strikers to join Mandela tribute

A group of Irish supermarket workers who staged a strike against South Africa’s apartheid regime in the 1980s have travelled to Johannesburg to pay their tribute to Nelson Mandela. The workers staged a picket for nearly three years after a cashier was suspended for refusing to handle South African goods. Also, US taxpayers lose $10 billion on the bailout of General Motors as the government sells its final shares in the company.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2014-07-10 India

Budget challenge for India's new government

India's government has outlined its first budget since being elected in May. The measures announced include raising the cap on private investment in the insurance and defence...

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2014-07-09 French economy

Does high fashion make anyone money?

High fashion, or haute couture, is an expensive business. Intricate, hand-made designs are displayed at spectacular catwalk shows, but attract very few buyers. As the...

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2014-07-08 Argentina

Perfume makers to tweak scents over EU rules

Perfume makers in Europe are preparing to change the ingredients of several well-known fragrances to comply with new EU anti-allergy rules. The European Commission has banned...

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2014-07-07 Angela Merkel

Merkel in China to boost economic ties

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is on her seventh official visit to China, and it's all about business. The two countries are among the world's largest exporters and are looking...

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2014-07-04 unemployment

Surging US jobs report boosts global markets

A better than expected US jobs report boosts world markets. Official figures show unemployment fell to 6.1%, the lowest rate since September 2008. Meanwhile, France could say...

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