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Latest update : 2014-05-01

IMF sets strict conditions for $17bn Ukraine bailout

The International Monetary Fund has laid down strict fiscal targets for Ukraine as part of its $17 billion bailout programme. They include a reform of the state-subsidised energy sector, and a crackdown on tax evasion. Also today: could Oprah Winfrey be in line to buy the LA Clippers basketball team?

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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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2015-07-24 Greece

Greece's creditors are back in town

Greece’s creditors head back to Athens to finalise a third bailout deal worth €86 billion. It’s a symbolic return for the international lenders, who are pushing for further...

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2015-07-23 Spain

Barcelona cracks down on AirBnB with new rules

Barcelona has become the latest European city to impose stricter rules on short-term rentals through websites like AirBnB. The new regulations require landlords to register, and...

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