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Latest update : 2014-02-05

Trial of executives blamed for Irish banking crisis set to begin

The trial of three former executives at Anglo Irish Bank, considered the bank that brought down Ireland’s economy, begins in Dublin today. They're the first bankers in Ireland to face prosecution since the Irish banking sector was rescued from collapse in 2009. Also today: the cloud that brought Satya Nadella to the head of Microsoft.

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2015-08-27 Paris

AirBnB to collect 'tourist tax' for Paris accommodation

The short-term letting site AirBnB has agreed to collect an €0.83 per night "tourist tax" from its users for stays in the French capital. The company had been under pressure from...

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2015-08-26 China

Chinese shares continue to fall after central bank cuts rates

Chinese shares have seen another day of more moderate falls after the central bank cut interest rates and moved to boost bank lending. It was a volatile day on the stock markets...

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2015-08-25 China

China cuts interest rates in bid to halt share freefall

China's central bank has cut interest rates for the fifth time since November in an effort to boost the slowing economy and calm stock markets, which plunged again on Tuesday. We...

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2015-08-24 China

Chinese shares plunge as investors fear slowdown

The Shanghai stock market has had its worst day in almost 18 years, closing down 8.5 percent this Monday. Investors were spooked by continuing fears over a slowdown in the...

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2015-08-20 Greece

Signed, sealed, delivered: Creditors release Greek bailout funds

After getting the green light from European parliaments and the Eurogroup, Athens has received the first tranche of aid from a new bailout package. Its first order of business is...

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