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Latest update : 2014-07-03

New lightweight plane seats could save airlines millions

A new lightweight model of plane seat, developed by French engineers, could save airlines millions in fuel costs. The Expliseat innovation is due to take its maiden voyage with Air Méditerranée in the coming days. Also today: why it's goodbye to Arthur's Day for Guinness.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2015-03-26 mergers & acquisitions

A food goliath in the making

Two of America’s best-known food giants are joining forces to create a new conglomerate, expected to rake in $28bn in annual revenues. Meanwhile, Greece raises hopes that a...

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2015-03-25 eurozone

As EU recovery falters, Ireland steams ahead

Since surviving the financial crisis and exiting its bailout, Ireland has emerged as a rising star of the eurozone economy. Ireland's Minister of State for the Department of...

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2015-03-23 Greece

Tsipras tells Merkel of 'impossible' Greek debt situation

The Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has sent a letter to Angela Merkel outlining what he says is an "impossible" situation for his country's debts. The two leaders will meet...

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2015-03-20 Greece

Can Greece pick up the pace?

Greece is back in the hot seat in Brussels, as it vows to accelerate the pace of reforms to unlock its much-needed bailout loans. Also, Lufthansa continues to cause travel chaos...

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2015-03-19 Federal Reserve

Tensions reignite between Greece and eurozone

On today's business segment we bring you the latest statement from Federal Reserve Chief Janet Yellen. We also find out why tensions between Greece and its eurozone partners are...

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