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Latest update : 2014-01-24

Davos: Networking opportunities keeps world's elite coming back

The World Economic Forum attracts hundreds of CEOs and dozens of world leaders every year. We asked Howard Davies, who has been to Davos 25 times, what keeps them coming back. He also says that proposals for a new airport in London - dubbed "Boris Island" - are still being examined by the UK's Airports Commission.

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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