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Latest update : 2014-04-02

3,800 flights cancelled as pilots strike at Lufthansa

Pilots at Lufthansa have begun a three-day strike over pay, which has led to the cancellation of some 3,800 flights. The walkout is the biggest in the airline’s history, affecting some 425,000 passengers. Also today: the breakfast battle between fast food chains in the United States that's gotten a little personal.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2015-05-04 defence

France could surpass Russia in arms export league

France could surpass Russia as the world's second-biggest arms exporter this year if several big contracts are finalised. It comes as French President Hollande travels to Qatar,...

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2015-05-01 boxing

Are you ready to rumble? Mayweather-Pacquiao is biggest payday in sports history

Money versus Pacman. The long-awaited boxing match between two legends, Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao, is also the biggest payday ever. Both fighters will...

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2015-05-01 China

Milan kicks off World Expo amid protests

The World Expo officially kicks off this Friday in Milan despite protests over the €3.2bn cost. Opinions are divided over what the long-term effect will be on the economy....

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2015-04-30 Rafale fighter jet

Rafale reaches new heights with Qatar sale

After Egypt and India, Qatar is the latest country to sign on with France’s Dassault Aviation. It’s confirmed an order for 24 Rafale fighter jets – a deal valued at €6.3 billion....

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2015-04-29 Panama

Delayed Panama Canal project one step closer to completion

Over-schedule and over-budget, a multi-billion-dollar plan to expand the Panama Canal takes a step closer to completion, as the last of 16 giant locks is installed. Also, Twitter...

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