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Latest update : 2014-08-21

Russia targets McDonald's over tensions with West

Russia's food safety authority has shut down four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow for apparently not complying with food safety standards. Surprise inspections have also been carried out on other outlets, in a move seen as motivated by tensions with the West over the crisis in Ukraine. Also today: a Lidl chance to own a cheap leather jacket.

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2018-02-21 Venezuela

Venezuela launches its own cryptocurrency

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2018-02-20 China

Chinese textile wholesalers open Marseille site

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2018-02-19 Donald Trump

Donald Trump Jr.'s India visit raises eyebrows

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2018-02-16 auto industry

Renault asks Carlos Ghosn to stay on as CEO

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2018-02-15 France

French unemployment drops to lowest level since 2009

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