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Europe's main stock markets have finished the day mixed with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index down 0.71% to 6 911.80 points.
Australia's booming resources industry is going bust as the prices of iron ore and coal, the country's two biggest export earners, have plunged during the last two years.
British Airways has "done the double" at the Superbrands 2015 awards, winning both the business and consumer titles.
South African Airways Cargo has been named the African Cargo Airline of the Year at the STAT Times International Award for Excellence in Air Cargo.
The euro has dived to another 11.5-year low, one day after the European Central Bank announced it would launch its massive stimulus package next week.
Wall Street stocks have opened lower after the Labor Department reported that the US added a strong 295 000 jobs in February, sending the unemployment rate down.
International Women's Day highlights the need for various countries around the world to celebrate the achievements of women, says an expert.
Human exposure to hormone disrupting chemicals could cost the EU some €157bn a year in health care and lost productivity, according to a study published in a scientific journal.