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Latest update : 2014-01-21

Economy getting you down? At least you can look forward to the afterlife

Political and business leaders are set to gather in Davos for the 44th World Economic Forum. Economic data may suggest signs of a recovery, but worldwide unemployment is on the rise. Plus, a coffin that turns the afterlife into a party.

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2014-09-16 business

No resolution in sight to Air France dispute

The Chief Executive of Air France says he doesn't see an imminent resolution of the dispute with pilots that has seen 60 per cent of the carrier's flights grounded this Tuesday....

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2014-09-15 entertainment

Hundreds of flights cancelled as Air France pilots strike

Pilots at Air France have begun their week-long strike action over working conditions. The airline has cancelled more than half of its flights this Monday with more than 60,000...

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2014-09-12 Argentina

EU targets Russian oil firms, banks with new sanctions

The EU has put into effect a raft of tough new sanctions against Moscow, targeting the oil, defence, and banking sectors. Russian authorities have threatened to retaliate, but...

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2014-09-11 Scotland

Banks warn they'll leave Scotland if it votes for independence

Scotland's two biggest banks have warned that they'll move their legal headquarters to England if the country votes for independence. Lloyds and RBS both say they have prepared...

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2014-09-10 technology

Apple seeks to recreate iPad success with smartwatch

Apple is trying to recreate the effect its iPad had on the tablet market with the launch of its Apple Watch. The new smartwatch already has plenty of competition, and won't be...

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