WAKE UP AND SAVE THE WORLD: John Sylvan, inventor of the popular Keurig K-Cups seen here, is reported to regret making the non-recyclable, single-serve coffee pods, because they are bad for the environment. (Joe Raedle, AFP)
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Airbus' latest rolling orders and deliveries report shows the continuing popularity of its single-aisle A320 family, says the company.
Europe's stock markets diverged in opening deals as investors cautiously await key US non-farm payrolls data.
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German holidaymakers are flocking to Greece, leaving the acrimonious wrangling over Athens' debt mountain or fears of a "Grexit" to the politicians.
The rand has weakened against the US dollar after ECB's announcement that its $1trn on bond buying programme couldn't halt the greenback's strong run.
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US banks have passed a minimum hurdle for top-tier capital in an annual health check by the Federal Reserve, says the central bank.