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Nov 21, 2017
A vast new trove of 13.4 million leaked documents dubbed the Paradise Papers have been published by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) exposing the offshore banking activities of…
Nov 08, 2017
One of the UK’s best known “challenger” banks, Aldermore, has agreed to be bought by a South African financial firm. FirstRand has offered 313p per share for Aldermore, a 22 per…
Nov 02, 2017
Getting ready to leave the European Union is already costing the British government more than half a billion pounds, as many as 8,000 civil servants and 300 programs. Brexit Secretary…
Oct 28, 2017
The Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark At said it had consulted and treated at least 6,000 people during its eight-day stay in Angola. The mission's commander, Guan Bailin, on…
Oct 25, 2017
Saudi Arabia has unveiled plans to build a new city and business zone - a project that will be backed up by more than $500bn (£381bn) in investment. Crown Prince Mohammed…
Oct 23, 2017
The dominant position that China holds in global manufacturing means that for many years China has also been the largest global importer of many types of recyclable materials. Last year,…
Oct 22, 2017
China’s capital unveiled the “shining example” of its 80 billion yuan ($12 billion) new airport on Monday, tipped to become one of the world’s largest when it opens in October…
Oct 16, 2017
Qualcomm Inc. filed lawsuits in China seeking to ban the sale and manufacture of iPhones in the country, the chipmaker’s biggest shot at Apple Inc. so far in a sprawling…
Oct 09, 2017
LafargeHolcim on Monday named Geraldine Picaud from French optics maker Essilor International to replace Chief Financial Officer Ron Wirahadiraksa next year, the latest executive shakeup at the world's biggest cement…
Oct 06, 2017
Portugal has been named Europe’s leading travel destination at the World Travel Awards Europe 2017. Along with snagging one of the most coveted awards at the World Travel Awards Europe…
Oct 02, 2017
In an unexpected move that surprised everyone, including his own people, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia has suddenly passed a royal decree permitting women to drive. His…
Sep 27, 2017
Instalment plans are no longer confined to big-ticket purchases like cars, smartphones, home furnishings and apartments. If you’re falling short on your budget and you really have to travel, you…
Sep 23, 2017
The University of Portsmouth is helping to tackle air pollution and its harmful effects in Sub-Saharan Africa. Researchers from the University’s Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries are part of…
Sep 20, 2017
Oil rose on Wednesday, set for its largest third-quarter gain in 13 years, after the Iraqi oil minister said OPEC and its partners were considering extending or deepening supply cuts…

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