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May 31, 2016 - 06:14

Leading figures in the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union say they want to be able to scrap VAT on fuel to help the poorest households. >> read more

May 31, 2016 - 06:02

French railway workers are to go on strike in the latest in a series of protests against planned labour reforms, with strikes also expected in Belgium. >> read more

May 31, 2016 - 03:29

India's economy is expanding rapidly but finding a job is still difficult for some. >> read more

May 31, 2016 - 02:45

Japanese markets open lower on Tuesday after data shows weakness in household spending. >> read more

May 31, 2016 - 01:10

Will giving computers emotions make them more useful at work? >> read more

May 31, 2016 - 01:04

Brazilian icon to sell off his life in football >> read more

May 30, 2016 - 23:02

The largest airline in Latin America, Latam, says it is suspending its flights to Venezuela because of the worsening economic situation. >> read more

May 30, 2016 - 20:31

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) says a data transfer pact between the EU and US needs "significant improvements". >> read more

May 30, 2016 - 19:47

Zurich Insurance's former boss Martin Senn kills himself, marking the second suicide among top staff at the firm in just three years. >> read more

May 30, 2016 - 18:46

Scottish investment firm Alliance Trust receives an informal merger approach from an asset management company largely controlled by the Rothschild family. >> read more