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Greece's labour unions to hold mass strike

Oct 24 2014 17:27

Greece's biggest labour unions have called a 24-hour walkout to protest against planned layoffs and pension reform demanded by international lenders.


Italy strikes against Renzi labour reforms

Oct 24 2014 18:30

Striking workers have taken to the streets across Italy to protest against cuts to public services and labour reforms proposed by Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.


Stagnating eurozone seeks German shift

Oct 24 2014 15:15

France and Italy have sought to bridge stark differences with Germany over how to avert economic stagnation and deflation.


EU leaders agree on €1bn for Ebola

Oct 24 2014 14:58

European Union leaders have agreed to roughly double their financial support for efforts to fight the deadly Ebola epidemic in Africa to €1bn.


Microsoft co-founder gives $100m to Ebola

Oct 24 2014 10:34

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has said he would increase his total donations to organisations tackling Ebola to over $100m, making him one of the major donors.


EU leaders divided over energy policy costs

Oct 24 2014 10:15

European leaders have met to forge energy policy to cut climate-warming gas emissions in the years to 2030, but haggled on how to share out the costs of a deal.


EU compromises on new climate change deal

Oct 24 2014 10:25

European Union leaders have struck a deal on a target to cut carbon emissions, but critics warn compromises have undermined the fight against climate change.


Global economy: US business activity slips

Oct 23 2014 17:14

Eurozone businesses have performed much better than forecasters expected this month but US manufacturing activity sputtered to its slowest since July.


Zuma to attend Brics summit in London

Oct 23 2014 15:15

President Jacob Zuma will lead a delegation of government and business leaders to participate in the annual Brics conference in London, the presidency says.


UK factory export orders drop - CBI

Oct 23 2014 14:15

British factory export orders have fallen in the three months to October at the fastest pace since January 2013, according to a survey.

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UK fraud prosecutor seeks extra £26.5m

Oct 23 2014 13:45

Britain's leading prosecutor has asked government paymasters for an extra £26.5m to help fund complex investigations, such as financial benchmark manipulation.


EU leaders seek climate deal

Oct 23 2014 11:15

European leaders aim to agree a new decade of energy policy to cut climate-warming gas emissions out to 2030 at an EU summit.

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