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Latest update : 2014-03-17

Saab’s $3.2bn Swiss jet deal hangs in the balance

Swedish auto and aerospace group Saab is hopeful that a $3.2bn deal to buy 22 of its Gripen planes will be approved by Swiss voters. A poll published on Sunday – ahead of a vote in May – showed a majority of people are against the purchase. Also today: why Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has picked New York over Hong Kong for its stock market debut.

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2014-09-18 Amazon

Jack Ma, the man behind Alibaba's record stock market debut

He's the founder of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, and is set to become significantly richer when the company launches its shares on the New York stock exchange on Friday....

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2014-09-17 strike

Scottish fishing industry divided over independence

Scotland's fishing industry has been promised a lot from both sides in the independence debate. With Scottish boats landing 60% of the UK's fish, it's an important contribution...

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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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