NEW RANGE: A Vitara car of Japan's automaker Suzuki Motor is on display at the Suzuki's factory in Hungary, during a presentation of their new production. (Attila Kisbenedek, AFP)
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Shoppers usually blame dowdy clothes and tired stores for the painful decline of Britain's former retail powerhouse Marks & Spencer.
China will boost efforts this year to rid itself of a strong addiction to coal in a bid to reduce damaging pollution and cut the energy intensity of its economy.
McDonald’s to phase out chicken raised with certain kinds of antibiotics at its 14 000 US restaurants will put additional pressure on an already-stressed supply chain.
The European Central Bank will focus on improved growth prospects and unveil some but not all the details of its €1trn-plus bond buying plan.
The euro has hit an 11-year low against the dollar and the region's stocks nudged higher, as the ECB prepares to provide details of its €1trn stimulus plan.
China has announced an economic growth target for 2015 of about 7%, signalling that the lowest rate of expansion for a quarter of a century is its "new normal".
Mobile entrepreneurs are unveiling smartphone-controlled baby cameras and wristwatch tracking devices that let you keep an eye on your kids via your handset.
European shares have risen in early trading, with a batch of robust company results from firms including Carrefour and Schroders boosting sentiment.