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Man sues McDonald’s for $1.5 million over single napkin

Fast food chain McDonald’s has a bit of a tissue issue on its hands. TMZ reports that Webester Lucas is suing the company for $1.5 million...

Debt adjusted: EU rebrands bankruptcy

Even by the acute standards of Euro-buffoonery, a new report beggars belief as the EU seeks to offend nobody but, as always, ends up...

Once troubled Bank of Cyprus leaves politically unstable Ukraine

Protests in Kiev are spooking investors, and the latest is Bank of Cyprus, which plans on selling its loss making Ukrainian subsidiary Alfa Group...

Ukraine needs $35bn in aid to ‘stay afloat’ – Finance Minister

A second-wave of revolution, a missing President, and a treasury that is nearly empty, Ukraine is on the brink of bankruptcy. Kiev’s finance minister...

HSBC profits rise for 2013 thanks to cost-cutting

HSBC profits rise for 2013 thanks to cost-cutting (BBC News)  HSBC has reported a 9% rise in profit for last year, boosted by cost cuts as...

Egypt’s Russian pivot restores equilibrium

Linda S. Heard Cairo’s decision to cement close economic, diplomatic and military ties with Moscow was not one that the interim government took lightly. Egypt...

British official unemployment rate edges up to 7.2pc

AFP_LONDON: Britain's unemployment rate edged up to 7.2 per cent in the quarter to December, official data showed on Wednesday, easing pressure on the...

IMF, Britain warn emerging economies ahead of G20

AFP_SYDNEY: International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde and British finance minister George Osborne on Thursday demanded that emerging economies must get their own...

Dollar rallies in Asia on upbeat US data

AFP_TOKYO: The dollar rallied against the yen in Asia Friday as investors digested mixed US data, while weak eurozone manufacturing pressured the euro. In midday...

Oil prices mixed in Asian trade

AFP_SINGAPORE: Oil prices were mixed in Asian trade Friday as dealers weighed concerns that the Chinese economy may be losing strength against upbeat US...

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