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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…]

China a sweet spot for U.S. companies’ earnings in second-quarter

China a sweet spot for U.S. companies’ earnings in second-quarter

Published 14/08/2017

Trade tensions between Washington and Beijing may be running high but Corporate America is finding China to be a reliable source of profit growth this year. [more…]

Seven Welsh priests walk into a bar, get mistaken for stag party

Seven Welsh priests walk into a bar, get mistaken for stag party

Published 01/08/2017

Seven Roman Catholic priests were refused service in a Welsh pub after staff mistook them for a stag party in fancy dress. [more…]

Lack of value fund interest could be another bad omen for Chipotle

Lack of value fund interest could be another bad omen for Chipotle

Published 31/07/2017

A Chipotle Mexican Grill is seen in Los Angeles, California, U.S. on April 25, 2016.

More well-publicized incidents at Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc restaurants have pushed the shares down 26 percent over the last three months, but the burrito chain is facing a more subtle threat that could weigh on the stock: it is losing favor with growth fund managers and yet remains too expensive to attract value-oriented funds in their place.

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After China spending spree, rainmaker Hu says time to look closer to home

After China spending spree, rainmaker Hu says time to look closer to home

Published 05/07/2017

Fred Hu, Chairman of Primavera Capital Group, poses for a photo ahead of a Reuters interview in Beijing, China, January 10, 2017. Picture taken on January 10, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Primavera Capital Group, one of China's largest private-equity firms, is paying closer attention to domestic opportunities in sectors such as health and technology in the face of stricter capital controls at home and rising protectionism overseas.

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By Jiminy: Belgian start-up puts crickets on the menu

By Jiminy: Belgian start-up puts crickets on the menu

Published 20/06/2017

A worker shows crickets at a farm belonging to company 'Little Food,' which prepares and promotes food products made from crickets, in Brussels, Belgium June 9, 2017. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

A Brussels start-up is hoping to stir a culinary revolution in Belgium by pushing crunchy crickets as a protein alternative to meat.

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Republicans debating remedies for corporate tax avoidance

Republicans debating remedies for corporate tax avoidance

Published 18/06/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump walks from Maine One as he returns to the White House in Washington, U.S., June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

President Donald Trump and Republican leaders in Congress will soon confront a complex challenge for tax reform: how to limit U.S. corporate tax avoidance schemes that take advantage of low tax rates in foreign countries.

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Italian court says lobsters must not catch cold before cooking

Italian court says lobsters must not catch cold before cooking

Published 16/06/2017

Italy's highest court ruled on Friday that lobsters must not be kept on ice in restaurant kitchens because it causes them unjustifiable suffering before they head for death by fine dining.

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Seattle to become latest U.S. city to tax sugary drinks

Seattle to become latest U.S. city to tax sugary drinks

Published 06/06/2017

Seattle's City Council voted on Monday to levy a special tax on sodas and other sugary beverages sold to consumers, becoming the latest of several local government bodies across the country to take such action for the sake of public health.

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Hedge fund managers can show off with better returns in May

Published 02/06/2017

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