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Latest update : 2014-08-14

Shock contraction in German economy as France stagnates

Europe's two largest economies have posted disappointing economic growth figures, with Germany seeing a shock contraction of 0.2% between April and June. The news has dampened hopes of a European recovery, and forced the French government to cut its growth forecast and admit it will miss its budget deficit target this year. Also today: an out-of-office message with a difference.

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2015-05-28 Greece

Greece says a deal is close, Germany says no progress made

Greece is optimistic a debt deal could be reached as early as this weekend, but Germany says the negotiations have failed to make any real progress. Plus, many of the world's...

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2015-05-27 airlines

Irish government clears sale of Aer Lingus stake to British Airways' owner

The Irish government has approved the sale of its 25 percent stake in Aer Lingus to the owner of British Airways, IAG. The deal will still need to be approved by rival airline...

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2015-05-26 Mexico

Mexican taxi drivers protest rise of Uber

Taxi drivers in Mexico have staged a mass protest against the car-hailing app Uber. The drivers say Uber has an unfair advantage because it's not governed by the same taxes and...

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2015-05-25 China

Is China creating a tech start-up bubble?

As the Consumer Electronics Show's first Asian event gets underway in Shanghai, we bring you a special report looking at the growth of Chinese start-ups in the technology sector....

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2015-05-22 USA

Massive trade bill clears key hurdle in US Senate

Despite opposition from many Democratic leaders, the US Senate has agreed to end debate on a massive trade bill. It now moves it to a final vote. Plus, there's a new kind of...

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