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Latest update : 2014-06-16

Siemens & Mitsubishi prepare to enter Alstom bidding war

Siemens and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries are expected to present their formal offer to buy part of the French engineering firm Alstom later. The bid apparently includes a proposition that the French state takes a stake in the company. Their offer will attempt to rival General Electric’s, which was made last month. Also today: a caffeinated college degree – how Starbucks plans to help its employees in the US go to university.

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2016-08-30 Apple

Apple set to face record tax penalty from EU

The European Commission is set to give its final decision on Apple's tax arrangements in Ireland. The investigation is expected to say that the Irish authorities gave the...

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2016-08-29 Janet Yellen

Fed rate hints show Brexit 'not a shock' for US economy

The Federal Reserve's Chair, Janet Yellen, says the "case has strengthened" for an interest rate rise. An earlier increase was thought to have been delayed because of concerns...

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2016-08-25 taxes

US Treasury lashes out at EU tax probes

The US Treasury has strongly criticised investigations by the European Commission into American companies, saying it's acting like a "supranational tax authority" in reviewing EU...

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2016-08-24 Australia

Qantas bounces back with record profits

The Flying Kangaroo has bounced back, two years after the Australian airline teetered on the brink of bankruptcy. Qantas reported record profits of $1.5 billion Australian...

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2016-08-23 auto industry

French diesel emissions inquiry 'omitted crucial details'

A French government investigation into emissions cheating may have omitted details of test results regarding a Renault model, according to a report in the Financial Times. The...

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