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Sanctions effect is shrinking – Russia’s richest businessman Vladimir Potanin

The effect of sanctions is waning and its high time investors returned to Russia, said Vladimir Potanin the CEO and a principal owner of...

UK urges Burma to address root causes of Rohingya boat crisis

(By Shahid Qureshi - London) : Hugo Swire raises concerns with Burmese Ambassador. Foreign Office Minister for Asia Hugo Swire has urged Burma to...

China, UAE oil firms sign 330 mln USD worth oilfield development project

ABU DHABI, (Xinhua) -- A subsidiary of China's oil and gas giant signed on Sunday a contract worth 330 million U.S. dollars with an onshore...

China, Kazakhstan agree on light railway project

BEIJING, China Railway Group Limited (CRG) has signed a framework agreement with an LRT company in Kazakhstan's capital to help build a new light railway...

More than a million buy popular pensioner bonds

(London Post ) More than a million older savers have bought over £13 billion of the government’s 65+ pensioner bonds, which came off sale...

Chancellor on building a Northern Powerhouse

(London) "This is a revolution in the way we govern England", says the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne. This is my first speech since...

Tories ‘tighten the noose’ of anti-trade union laws, threaten right to strike – activists

(London RT) Newly promoted Tory Business Secretary Sajid Javid has unveiled plans to make it more difficult for trade unionists to take strike action....

Universal Credit roll out continues

(London) The national roll out of Universal Credit continues with the benefit now available to new single claimants in Richmond, Kirkwall, Lerwick and Stornoway.Universal...

Markets rally, pound surges on news of Tory majority

British markets rallied as news of Tory success saw the pound surge, estate agent shares soar and big firms express their hopes for an...

Superconnected Cities scheme helps 14,000 small businesses

(By Shahid Qureshi - London):  Free Wi-Fi now installed in more than 1,000 public buildings and small businesses have extra time to apply for...

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