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2012-01-20

World

Megaupload hackers lash back

One side calls it stealing – users call it sharing. Content-sharing website Megaupload.com is not fighting its battles alone. Within minutes of its

World

Strikes bring Sicily to a halt

Traffic on the Italian island of Sicily has been brought to a virtual standstill after a five day strike by truckers, farmers and fishermen. The

World

Towards a low-carbon Europe

In this edition of U-talk Fabián, in Spain, asks: “In a world whose economic model is based on oil consumption, do you as a European ecologist think

Business

GM back at the top

General Motors regained its title as the world’s top-selling carmaker from Japanese rival Toyota last year. GM, which was on the brink of

Business

China buys into Thames Water

China’s sovereign wealth fund has bought a minority stake in London water supplier Thames Water. China Investment Corporation said it had bought