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EU: Is agriculture getting greener? (part 2)

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EU: Is agriculture getting greener? (part 1)

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A rare documentary on life in Iraq, before and after the US invasion

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Ireland is back in business

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Market sell-off resumes as bank shares plunge

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US presidential race: Outsiders sweep to victory in New Hampshire

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South Carolina primary looks to be 'bare knuckle brawl'

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First hurdle cleared in bid to amend French constitution

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'Sombre but sober' atmosphere at mining conference as profits sink

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BUSINESS DAILY

BUSINESS DAILY

Latest update : 2014-01-31

Super Bowl ads top $4 million, feature Scarlett Johansson and David Beckham

The US gears up for Super Bowl Sunday, which is expected to attract more than 100 million US viewers and draws top dollars from advertisers. In company news, internet giants Google and Amazon release their results. On the automotive front, Tokyo-based Honda saw a 25% jump in quarterly sales. Finally, a traditional doll-maker in Japan explains why it was difficult to create a smiling version of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

By William HILDERBRANDT

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2016-02-11 European markets

Market sell-off resumes as bank shares plunge

European shares saw significant falls again in the early hours of trading on Thursday. Banks led the slump, with France's Société Générale falling more than 10%. We spoke to...

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2016-02-11 mining

'Sombre but sober' atmosphere at mining conference as profits sink

A major conference on investment in the mining industry wraps up in South Africa today. Low commodity prices and slumping profits have created a "sombre but sober" atmosphere at...

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2016-02-10 iPhone

Italy's banks under pressure over bad debts

Italy's banks have been at the centre of this week's stock market turmoil. Investors are worried about the high proportion of bad loans they hold. Shares in the biggest banks...

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2016-02-09 Asian markets

Japanese shares slump as global market sell-off continues

Shares in Japan and Australia saw sharp falls on Monday as the global market sell-off continues. Banks are at the centre of the latest slump, with fears over the security of...

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2016-02-05 American football

Costs of airing 30-second ads during Super Bowl 50 at record highs

Willem Dafoe as Marilyn Monroe – it has a ring to it, and a cha-ching behind it. It's one of dozens of ads that will air during Super Bowl 50, with a 30-second spot costing $4.8...

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