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Latest update : 2017-08-08

Google sacks engineer at centre of gender equality row

Google has dismissed an engineer who caused controversy with an internal memo claiming there were biological reasons why men and women weren't equally represented in the technology industry. Also today, we look at the choices facing young Spaniards who moved to Germany to find work during the economic crisis.

By Stephen CARROLL


2018-09-21 The Business Chronicle

Europe's biggest port gears up for Brexit

Following British and EU leaders’ failure to come to an agreement on Brexit in Salzburg, ports across Europe are gearing up for every possible outcome. In Rotterdam, home to...

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2018-09-20 The Business Chronicle

Alibaba founder rolls back on pledge to create 1m US jobs

The founder and chairman of Chinese internet giant Alibaba, Jack Ma, has said it will be impossible to fulfil his pledge to create one million jobs in the United States because...

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2018-09-19 The Business Chronicle

US-China trade war deepens as Beijing calls for global support

The trade war between the United States and China has escalated, after Beijing slapped retaliatory tariffs on $60 billion of American imports. China's Premier Li, meanwhile, used...

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2018-09-18 The Business Chronicle

US hits China with trade tariffs on $200bn of goods

The United States has announced the latest round of trade tariffs on China, affecting around $200 billion worth of goods. The levy will initially be lower than expected at 10%,...

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2018-09-17 The Business Chronicle

IMF warns of 'costly' no-deal Brexit

The UK's Chambers of Commerce has revised its UK growth estimates down in the face of Brexit. It was a stark warning, reiterated by IMF head Christine Lagarde, who said that a...

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