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French judges step up Ghosn probe over palace New! 2020-02-19 16:46:45French prosecutors have stepped up their investigation into alleged misappropriation of funds at Renault by former boss Carlos Ghosn, saying a judge h

Fed policymakers cautiously optimistic on U.S. economy despite New! 2020-02-19 16:42:59Federal Reserve policymakers were cautiously optimistic about their ability to hold interest rates steady this year, minutes of the central bank's la

Fed staff float plan to end term-repo after New! 2020-02-19 16:42:30Senior Federal Reserve staff proposed ending longer-term loans to banks after April as part of a broader blueprint laying out how the central bank cou

S&P 500, Nasdaq hit record closing highs, lifted New! 2020-02-19 16:37:52The S&P 500 and Nasdaq rose to record closing highs on Wednesday as optimism that China would take more measures to prop up its economy eased conc

Stocks scale fresh peaks on slowing virus, dollar New! 2020-02-19 16:37:10The dollar gained while several U.S. and European equity indexes scaled fresh peaks on Wednesday after China reported another decline in new coronavir

Exclusive: Google users in UK to lose EU New! 2020-02-19 16:29:13Google is planning to move its British users' accounts out of the control of European Union privacy regulators, placing them under U.S. jurisdiction

Should Facebook, Google be liable for user posts? New! 2020-02-19 16:17:03U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday questioned whether Facebook, Google and other major online platforms still need the immunity from lega

Oil up more than 2% on slowing coronavirus New! 2020-02-19 15:34:01Oil prices gained more than 2% on Wednesday as worries eased about demand declining due to the spread of coronavirus cases in China, while supplies ti

Virgin Galactic looks like newest cult stock as New! 2020-02-19 15:22:40Wall Street's newest cult stock appears to be Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc , as investors drive the space tourism stock to sky-hig

Business jet deliveries hit decade high in 2019, New! 2020-02-19 14:50:41Business jet deliveries across the globe hit a decade high in 2019, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) said on Wednesday, helped by

U.S. housing starts fall, building permits near 13-year New! 2020-02-19 14:41:13U.S. homebuilding fell less than expected in January while permits surged to a near 13-year high, pointing to sustained housing market strength that c

Boeing, crash victims' lawyers negotiate over access to New! 2020-02-19 14:33:37Boeing Co and lawyers representing families of victims of a 737 MAX crash agreed in court on Wednesday to hold a conference call with U.S. government

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GM scraps historic Holden car brand in Australia 2020-02-16 22:45:43The move comes as the US car giant retreats from more markets as it focuses on more profitable countries

Japan's economy shrinks at fastest rate since 2014 2020-02-16 20:56:26The world's third largest economy was hit by a sales tax rise, a destructive typhoon and weak global demand.

Crossing Divides: The 'youngsters' gaining respect at work 2020-02-16 19:04:39A demand for social media skills is bringing younger people into the workplace, but this can create friction.

Coronavirus: Bicester Village 'having a tough time' 2020-02-16 19:03:59Spending by visitors from China in the UK stood at £714m in September 2019.

Heathrow Airport apologises for IT failure disruption 2020-02-16 18:00:15The airport says the "technical issues" have been resolved and "systems are returning to normal".

Tesla: German court halts work on new 'Gigafactory' 2020-02-16 14:28:14Environmentalists win a temporary injunction against forest clearance for a new "Gigafactory".

Grant Shapps: Government 'not involved' in China-HS2 talks 2020-02-16 06:58:21The transport secretary's remarks follow reports that China offered to build the line in five years.

Flood defences in England get 1% of infrastructure 2020-02-15 19:54:08Nearly £5bn is due to be spent on flood defences in England up until 2026, government figures show.

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook boss urges tighter regulation 2020-02-15 18:28:51Mark Zuckerberg says social media firms should not decide what counts as legitimate free speech.

Washington increases tariffs on aircraft after EU subsidy 2020-02-15 09:44:07Most other tariffs on EU exports to the US, including salmon and blended Scotch whisky, are being retained.

Will Vodafone hang up on its business in 2020-02-14 20:01:37A ruling by the Supreme Court could signal the end of the road for the UK telecoms giant in the country.

Pregnant actresses: 'We're not treated like people' 2020-02-14 17:37:27The way some actresses are treated is straight out of "the dark ages", says the Equality Commission.


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