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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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2015-07-31 Greece

Former Top Gear host given second chance by Amazon

We bring you the latest from the IMF on Greece. Also on the show, we cover Uber pouring in $1 billion to ramp up its operations in India. And Amazon rolls out the red carpet for...

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2015-07-30 Facebook

Half of global internet users are on Facebook

Almost 1.5 billion people - an estimated half of the world's internet users - have signed up to Facebook, according to the social network's latest results. Users spend an average...

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2015-07-29 Twitter

Twitter boss says slowing growth is 'unacceptable'

The interim chief executive of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, has said the slowing user growth is "unacceptable", and needs to be worked on. He made the comments on a conference call with...

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2015-07-28 Greece

Varoufakis and his 'Plan B' for Greece

Greece's former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has revealed that he was developing a secret "Plan B" if the ECB cut off liquidity to his country's banks. He made the comments...

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2015-07-27 Greece

More debt deadlines loom as creditors return to Greece

Officials from the European Commission and European Central Bank are returning to Athens this week to begin talks over the country's third bailout, worth €86 billion. Also today:...

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