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The price war raging in Britain's supermarket aisles forced Tesco into drastic action today following another damaging warning over annual profits. The ailing market leader is to slash its dividend for shareholders by 75% and has pledged an annual cut...
Iran has offered India $8 billion worth of infrastructure projects, including a stake in developing the strategic port of Chabahar, the country’s ambassador to New Delhi has said.  The two countries signed an MoU in May for Chabahar’s development in...
BEIJING, -- China shut down 17,000 polluting enterprises following a pollution discharge inspection of 1.41 million companies from January to September this year, the Ministry of Environmental Protection said on Friday. Another 28,600 firms were ordered to suspend their operation....
The chief executives of Britain’s biggest high street banks will be handed more than £3m in annual bonuses for 2014 but will see their payouts curbed after another year in which their employers faced heavy regulatory fines. Sky News can...
Switzerland and Singapore have both agreed to share data and tax information under a groundbreaking new treaty signed by some 47 nations worldwide. “It's clearly the end of bank secrecy abused for tax purposes,” OECD tax director Pascal Saint-Amans told reporters...
British Medical Association (BMA) doctors have voted to demand a permanent ban on selling cigarettes to those born after the millennium – i.e. kids who are currently 14 or under. The group’s ambitious plan is to make British society...
In an Istanbul-based operation, 49 out of 68 shareholders of a FETO-linked bank have been detained, a police source says. Turkish police on Wednesday launched an Istanbul-based operation to arrest 68 former shareholders of Bank Asya, nabbing 49 so far,...
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli have launched the construction of the first part of Gazprom’s Power of Siberia pipeline - which will deliver 4 trillion cubic meters of gas to China over 30 years. “The...
LONDON Barclays (BARC.L) is preparing to make Dublin its EU headquarters for when Britain leaves the European Union, according to a source familiar with the matter on Thursday. Global banks and insurers have begun signalling how they will put plans...
BY PAVEL POLITYUK AND RICHARD BALMFORTH   (Reuters) - Ukraine signed a $10 billion shale gas production-sharing agreement with U.S. Chevron (CVX.N) on Tuesday, another step in a drive for more energy independence fromRussia. The deal to develop its western Olesska field followed a similar...

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