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Austria finds some egg products contaminated with insecticide: ORF

Austria finds some egg products contaminated with insecticide: ORF

Published 14/08/2017

Tests show that some imported egg products in Austria have been contaminated with a potentially harmful insecticide, a health ministry official told broadcaster ORF on Monday, adding to the list of countries affected by an international health scare. [more…]

Euro zone June industry output drops by more than expected

Euro zone June industry output drops by more than expected

Published 14/08/2017

Industrial output in the 19 countries sharing the euro currency fell by more than expected in June, as the production of capital and durable goods fell following sharp increases in the previous month, European statistics office Eurostat said on Monday. [more…]

North Korea factories humming with `Made in China` clothes, traders say

North Korea factories humming with `Made in China` clothes, traders say

Published 13/08/2017

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Dutch students grow their own biodegradable car

Dutch students grow their own biodegradable car

Published 11/08/2017

What's made of sugar, can carry four people and travel at 50 miles (80 km) per hour? A biodegradable car, whose inventors say could be the next step in environmentally friendly motoring. [more…]

Miners, energy stocks give European shares another leg up

Miners, energy stocks give European shares another leg up

Published 07/08/2017

Basic resources and energy stocks helped European benchmarks build on the previous week's robust gains on Monday, as commodity prices climbed. [more…]

U.S. cable firms embrace former foe Netflix as TV viewing shifts

U.S. cable firms embrace former foe Netflix as TV viewing shifts

Published 06/08/2017

A growing number of U.S. cable operators are forming alliances with Netflix Inc NFLX.O, a shift that is helping the streaming pioneer add customers as its largest single market matures. [more…]

Hot and cold: Euro zone grows but inflation slows

Hot and cold: Euro zone grows but inflation slows

Published 31/07/2017

FILE PHOTO: Customers push shopping trolleys on an escalator at the Bercy shopping centre in Charenton Le Pont, near Paris, August 29, 2013.

Data in the coming week should confirm the euro zone economy is running hot, after the IMF upgraded growth forecasts and Greece returned to the debt market, although inflation figures could throw cold water on ECB plans to start tightening policy.

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Hamilton slashes Vettel`s lead to one point

Hamilton slashes Vettel`s lead to one point

Published 17/07/2017

F1 - Formula One - British Grand Prix 2017 - Silverstone, Britain - July 16, 2017 Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates his win on the podium

Lewis Hamilton won his home British Grand Prix for the fourth year in a row on Sunday while a penultimate-lap puncture slashed Sebastian Vettel's championship lead to a single point.

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Motor racing: Hamilton aims for Silverstone four-timer

Motor racing: Hamilton aims for Silverstone four-timer

Published 12/07/2017

Britain Formula One - F1 - British Grand Prix 2016 - Silverstone, England - 10/7/16 Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates with his team after winning the race

Lewis Hamilton will head to Silverstone for this weekend's British Grand Prix with the circuit as much in the headlines as the home hero.

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Russia, Curacao suspend Colombian beef shipments due to foot and mouth

Published 11/07/2017

Russia and Curacao, two of Colombia's biggest beef buyers, have suspended shipments from the Andean nation after an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease, Colombian officials said on Tuesday.

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