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2010-10-21

World

French unions call more strikes

French unions on Thursday called two more strike days over President Nicolas Sarkozy’s planned retirement reforms. General strikes and protests

World

Lyon rocked by rioting

It is one of France’s wealthiest cities, more commonly associated with fine-dining than social unrest. Yet Lyon has become the flashpoint of

Business

Nokia to cut 1,800 jobs

Finland’s Nokia managed much better than expected results with a return to net profit of almost 529 million euros in the third quarter. At the

Business

China GDP growth slows

The pace of economic growth in China slowed in the third quarter while inflation in the country edged higher which suggests the world’s

Business

China GDP growth slows

The pace of economic growth in China slowed in the third quarter while inflation in the country edged higher. Growth dipped to 9.6 percent from a

Business

Another big recall for Toyota

More costly troubles for the world’s biggest carmaker. Toyota has said it will have to carry out repairs on 1.53 million of its vehicles worldwide

Business

Credit Suisse profit slumps

Credit Suisse’s net profit tumbled 74 percent in the third-quarter. Sluggish trading in shares halved its earnings from investment banking compared