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26Jul/17

UK to ban new petrol and diesel cars from 2040

Britain will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel-powered cars from 2040 as part of a plan to get them off the roads altogether 10 years later, according to the UK government, in a move that follows a similar announcement by the French government. David Doyle reports. Continue reading

30Jan/17

Silicon Valley puts money and muscle into fighting Trump immigrant curbs

Silicon Valley took the lead over the weekend in corporate resistance to President Donald Trump’s clampdown on immigration, financing legal opposition, criticizing the plan, as well as helping employees ensnared by his executive order.

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04Oct/16

ING plans to shed 7,000 jobs, invest in digital platform

ING Group, the Netherlands’ largest financial services company, plans to shed 7,000 jobs and invest heavily in its digital platforms to achieve annual savings of 900 million euros ($1 billion) by 2021.

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15Apr/16
Union Jack flag flutters next to European Union flags

10-week countdown to Brexit vote

A ten-week countdown to the UK Brexit referendum begins with the launch of the official campaigns by both sides in the debate. As Julian Satterthwaite reports, it comes amid more warnings on what it could all mean for the UK economy and financial sector. Continue reading

11Sep/15

Can refugees save Germany’s economy?

(REUTERS/DEUTSCHER BUNDESTAG) – Arriving in Berlin, in search of a new life.

A record 800,000 refugees and economic migrants are expected to arrive in Germany this year.

Many fleeing war-torn Syria.

According to a new poll, the majority of Germans don’t feel threatened by this.

In fact, the influx may solve one of the biggest economic problems facing Germany – its looming skills shortage.
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