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Latest update : 2017-01-10

Mexico's president limits price hikes in bid to quell fuel protests

The Mexican president has announced a plan to limit the increase in prices of basic goods, as protests over a recent fuel price hike enter their second week. Petrol prices rose by 20% on January 1st, as the government tries to phase out fuel subsidies. Also today, more details emerge of the charges against a senior executive at Volkswagen over the emissions scandal.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2018-02-19 Donald Trump

Donald Trump Jr.'s India visit raises eyebrows

Donald Trump Jr. heads to India in a visit that places business front and centre. He'll be attempting to sell more than $1 billion worth of luxury apartments. But while the...

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2018-02-16 auto industry

Renault asks Carlos Ghosn to stay on as CEO

Renault has asked CEO Carlos Ghosn to stay on for another four years. The decision by the company's board comes after Ghosn agreed to take a 30% pay cut, in line with the French...

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2018-02-15 France

French unemployment drops to lowest level since 2009

The unemployment rate in mainland France has dropped to 8.6%, its lowest level in almost nine years. It's a milestone for the country which has struggled to reduce jobless...

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2018-02-14 Uber

Uber reports $4.5bn annual loss, but improving finances

The ride-hailing firm Uber lost $4.5 billion last year, but its financial situation is improving, as revenue rises and losses narrow from quarter to quarter. Also today, we look...

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2018-02-13 advertising

Unilever threatens to cut digital advertising from 'divisive platforms'

The consumer goods giant Unilever has threatened to cut its advertising budget from digital platforms that promote division. The firm is one of the world's biggest advertisers,...

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