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Latest update : 2014-03-04

Ukraine ready to accept harsh IMF reforms

Ukraine’s prime minister says the country is ready to accept harsh economic reforms in exchange for emergency funding from the International Monetary Fund. A delegation from the IMF has begun 10 days of discussions in Kiev which are expected to result in a preliminary line of credit for the country. Also today: why it’s better to be a wine drinker than a motorist in Paris.

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2015-03-30 Greece

Germanwings crash: compensation claims could skyrocket for Lufthansa

Greece prepares to submit a definitive list of refom proposals to its creditors this week. A week after the Germanwings crash we find out how much parent company Lufthansa is...

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2015-03-27 Yemen

Oil prices fall after supply fears subside

Oil prices spiked on Thursday in response to Saudi Arabia conducting air strikes in Yemen. Fears over supply shortages have since subsided. Also, we update you on how oil prices...

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2015-03-26 mergers & acquisitions

A food goliath in the making

Two of America’s best-known food giants are joining forces to create a new conglomerate, expected to rake in $28bn in annual revenues. Meanwhile, Greece raises hopes that a...

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2015-03-25 eurozone

As EU recovery falters, Ireland steams ahead

Since surviving the financial crisis and exiting its bailout, Ireland has emerged as a rising star of the eurozone economy. Ireland's Minister of State for the Department of...

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2015-03-23 Greece

Tsipras tells Merkel of 'impossible' Greek debt situation

The Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has sent a letter to Angela Merkel outlining what he says is an "impossible" situation for his country's debts. The two leaders will meet...

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