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BUSINESS DAILY

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Latest update : 2014-08-01

France's Iliad reaches for T-Mobile

France’s Iliad – the parent company of the low-cost mobile operator Free – has made a surprise bid for T-Mobile US. It marks a new attempt at expansion for the firm that changed the landscape of France’s mobile market, and could spark a bidding war in the US. Plus, what’s next for Argentina after its second default in 13 years? Finally, why are the French such bad tippers?

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2015-04-27 Volkswagen

End of an era as Volkswagen's Piech resigns

After a public power struggle with his chief executive, Ferdinand Piech has stepped down as chairman of Volkswagen. He spent two decades as the most prominent voice at Germany’s...

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2015-04-24 British Royal Family

Alice, Posh or Tyrone? Bookmakers take bets on new royal baby name

Brits are already placing bets on everything from dates to weights for the second royal baby. A whopping 83% are betting it will be a girl. We find out what names are the odds-on...

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2015-04-23 Brazil

Turmoil leads to first loss in decades for Petrobras

Brazil's state-controlled oil giant Petrobras reported a $7.2bn loss for last year. The firm was hit hard by writedowns and corruption charges. Plus, the European Union takes on...

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2015-04-22 retail

Tesco's tough times: Supermaket chain reports record loss

Tesco, the world's third-largest retailer, has reported the biggest pre-tax loss in its 96-year history, of €8.9 billion. The company's earnings were hit by a writedown of the...

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2015-04-21 Gazprom

EU set to launch antitrust case against Gazprom

The European Union is set to accuse the Russian gas company Gazprom of abusing its dominant position in the European market. The charges are set to be announced later this week....

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