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Reliance on imports harms UK growth

Official growth figures have highlighted a widening trade gap in the United Kingdom.

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Tesco faces showdown with top lawyer

A highly respected commercial lawyer has been drafted in by a group set up to sue Tesco over the 2014 accounting scandal.

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Britain’s thirst for luxury grows

Britain may be known for having a boozy culture, but investors are hoping that residents have a taste for luxury as well as alcohol.

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Brazil: Ex-Petrobras director jailed
May 28 2015 at 05:00

A Brazilian judge sentenced a former international director at state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro (Petrobras) to five years in prison for money laundering on Tuesday.

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Takata’s airbag fix faces more questions
May 28 2015 at 04:58

Vehicle makers and safety regulators could take months to nail down why air bag inflators made by Takata were exploding with too much force, meaning consumers could not be certain replacement inflators installed under a sw... Read Story
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Advance technology set to consign cash to graveyard
May 28 2015 at 04:58

A new study has claimed cash will be obsolete within the next 10 years with smartphone, tablet and credit card transactions becoming the norm.

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Tanzania to buy back stake from Bharti unit
May 28 2015 at 04:57

Tanzania’s government had agreed a deal to buy back a 35 percent stake in a state-run telecoms company from the local subsidiary of India’s top cellular operator Bharti Airtel for 14.6 billion shillings (R85 mi... Read Story
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Ghana: Weak currency fuels inflation
May 28 2015 at 04:54

Ghana’s annual producer price inflation rose to 19.5 percent last month from a revised 19.2 percent year on year the month before, driven mainly by the weakening of the local currency and unstable power supply, the G... Read Story
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AirAsia’s rapid expansion comes under the spotlight
May 28 2015 at 04:52

AirAsia’s rapid network expansion and huge plane orders aimed at meeting what chief executive Tony Fernandes once described as “amazing” demand are in the spotlight after the carrier fell into the red for... Read Story
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Time for a reality check of what is at stake in Agoa talks
May 28 2015 at 04:52

Any South African interested enough to follow the arcane negotiations between the South African Poultry Association (Sapa) and their US counterparts, the USA Poultry and Egg Export Council (Usapeec) over so-called anti-dum... Read Story
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Airbus looks beyond big Gulf carriers
May 28 2015 at 04:49

Airbus Group is looking beyond the big three Gulf airlines to capture growth in the Middle East and north Africa as it predicts other carriers will account for about two-thirds of total sales in the region by 2032.

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Ryanair keeps everyone guessing
May 28 2015 at 04:49

IAG Chief executive Willie Walsh, having won over Irish lawmakers for his plan to buy Aer Lingus, will next have to tackle the combative boss of Europe’s biggest discount carrier to secure the takeover.

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Qatar: Fifa arrests shock market
May 28 2015 at 04:47

Qatar’s stock market fell sharply yesterday after Swiss authorities opened criminal proceedings against individuals on suspicion of mismanagement and money laundering related to the award of rights to host the 2018 a... Read Story
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