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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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2017-07-28 Amazon

Amazon follows through on investment plans despite big profit drop

Amazon says it will move forward with planned investments despite reporting a 77 percent drop in profits in the second quarter. Also, as a big week of corporate earnings draws to...

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2017-07-27 Facebook

Can Facebook keep growing its earnings?

Facebook has reported a 71% jump in profits between April and June, compared to last year. The social network now has more than two billion users, but has repeatedly warned it...

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2017-07-26 Japan

New KitKat factory to cater for exotic flavours

A surge in demand for exotic flavours of KitKat in Japan has led Nestlé to build its first new plant making the chocolate bar in 26 years. Also today, President Donald Trump...

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2017-07-25 Google

Google parent company's profits hit by EU fine

Google's parent company Alphabet has seen its profits hit by the record fine imposed by the European Commission last month. Alphabet's earnings were down 28% on last year after...

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2017-07-24 OPEC

Oil-producing nations meet as cracks emerge in production deal

OPEC and non-OPEC nations are gathering in Russia to discuss threats to a deal they signed back in November to cut production. Also today, the IMF downgrades growth projections...

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