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Retired US technician puts greatest travellers to shame

Christopher Columbus? Captain James Cook? Michael Palin? When it comes to a list of the greatest travellers, there are some formidable candidates to choose from... Read Story

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Ireland: Approval from the state sought

The board of Irish airline Aer Lingus has recommended a raised e1.36-billion (R17.45bn) takeover offer from the owner of British Airways, which must now soothe ... Read Story

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Siemens prized assets lose steam

Siemens health care and energy generation divisions, once the prized assets at Europe’s largest engineering company, risk jeopardising chief executive Joe... Read Story

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ECB set to extend QE if no results
January 26 2015 at 05:39

European Central Bank policymakers Benoit Coeure and Ignazio Visco underlined that their new bond-buying programme would be extended if it did not show results.

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Russia needs R455bn for bank crisis
January 26 2015 at 05:37

Russia may have to spend more than $40 billion (R455bn) this year to avert a banking crisis, as the growing likelihood of a sharp recession threatens to pile extra costs on a sector suffering from Western sanctions over Uk... Read Story
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Malawi: Floods destroy tobacco crops
January 26 2015 at 05:35

Lethal floods in Malawi which have killed at least 176 people have caused extensive damage to tobacco, the country’s leading hard currency earner, a senior official said on Friday.

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Call to pursue more integration in euro zone
January 26 2015 at 05:33

European Central Bank policymaker Yves Mersch yesterday called for the euro zone to pursue deeper integration, including a capital markets union that would enable a company in one country to issue a bond in another.

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Obama, Modi hail nuclear headway
January 26 2015 at 05:26

US President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had broken a years-long deadlock on obstacles that blocked the US from selling nuclear technology to Asia’s third-largest economy, they said on Sunday... Read Story
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More Zimbabwe investment for data and mobile money platforms
January 26 2015 at 05:23

Zimbabwean mobile companies are increasingly investing more into data and mobile money platforms to plug the gaping hole left by reclining revenues from the voice category, with Econet, owned by businessman Strive Masiyiwa... Read Story
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Spar: Talks to buy Irish retailer ADM Londis
January 26 2015 at 05:18

Spar Group’s subsidiary BWG Group has entered into talks to buy Irish retailer ADM Londis.

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Anglo plan to sell coal assets in Australia
January 26 2015 at 05:13

Anglo American was considering adding two coal mines to a list of projects it was seeking to sell in Australia, a person with knowledge of the matter said.

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Billionaires and the scent of Johnnie Walker Blue
January 26 2015 at 05:06

There’s an alternative universe at the World Economic Forum, where panel discussions are swapped for private meetings with bankers, and the scent of scotch wafts through the air beginning in the early afternoon.

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Iowa’s ‘suicidal’ mannequin startles motorists, has to hit the road
January 26 2015 at 05:02

A car dealer in the US was to be taking down an oversized mannequin that had been placed atop a roadside billboard advertisement in rural Iowa after a number of alarmed drivers called the 911 emergency number to report a m... Read Story
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