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Latest update : 2014-03-07

The mystery behind Bitcoin

Japan’s government wants to start taxing Bitcoin, amid growing concern the digital currency could be used for tax evasion or money laundering. The shroud of mystery over its founder remains – reporters descended on the home of a Japanese-American engineer, revealed to be the man behind Bitcoin. Satoshi Nakamoto denied any involvement in the controversial currency. Plus: a $9bn deal to buy the Safeway grocery chain, an anti-trust probe into a telecoms merger, and who’s spying on Oreos?

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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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2015-03-20 Greece

Can Greece pick up the pace?

Greece is back in the hot seat in Brussels, as it vows to accelerate the pace of reforms to unlock its much-needed bailout loans. Also, Lufthansa continues to cause travel chaos...

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