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The secret to successful business transfers

Up to one in every three business transfers fail, resulting in the loss of about 600,000 jobs every year in Europe.

Up to one in every three business transfers fail, resulting in the loss of about 600,000 jobs every year in Europe.

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German exports jump along with industrial production

German exports enjoyed their steepest monthly rise in four-and-half years in November and industrial production in Europe's biggest economy rose.

German exports enjoyed their steepest monthly rise in four-and-half years in November and industrial production in Europe's biggest economy rose.

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Bitcoin celebrates new year with surge in value

Having risen in value in 2016 by 125 percent, the digital currency started 2017 by jumping above $1,000 for the first time in three years.

Having risen in value in 2016 by 125 percent, the digital currency started 2017 by jumping above $1,000 for the first time in three years.

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Britain taps Harry Potter and Sherlock Holmes to lure tourists

Britain hopes anniversaries involving boy wizard Harry Potter, fictional detective Sherlock Holmes and author Jane Austen will encourage visitors.

Britain hopes anniversaries involving boy wizard Harry Potter, fictional detective Sherlock Holmes and author Jane Austen will encourage visitors.

Business

Murdoch empire makes Sky deal

Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox is buying European pay-TV firm Sky in a deal that unites a media empire across two continents.

Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox is buying European pay-TV firm Sky in a deal that unites a media empire across two continents.

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Warsaw: a magnet for business, start-ups and entrepreneurs

The rising number of successful businesses in Poland is leading to a thriving investment climate, that attracts more and more international and local startups and…

The rising number of successful businesses in Poland is leading to a thriving investment climate, that attracts more and more international and local startups and…

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Smart Specialisation toward economic growth

This edition of Real Economy comes from Bologna in Italy and Poland and focuses on the regions Smart Specialisation plans.

This edition of Real Economy comes from Bologna in Italy and Poland and focuses on the regions Smart Specialisation plans.

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Does Smart Specialisation Indicate A Reforming Europe?

Patrizio Bianchi, Regional Minister for Coordination of the European Policies for Growth, Education, Vocational training, University, Research and Employment, Emilia-Romagna Region, Italy talks about

Patrizio Bianchi, Regional Minister for Coordination of the European Policies for Growth, Education, Vocational training, University, Research and Employment, Emilia-Romagna Region, Italy talks about

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Morocco's moves to aid SMEs in the digital era

Morocco is increasingly at the forefront of Africa’s charge to bring business leaders together to discuss the future of trade in today’s fast changing world.

Morocco is increasingly at the forefront of Africa’s charge to bring business leaders together to discuss the future of trade in today’s fast changing world.

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Greece sees surprise economic growth

Greece's economy expanded by a better-than-expected 0.5 percent from the previous three month period between July and September.

Greece's economy expanded by a better-than-expected 0.5 percent from the previous three month period between July and September.

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How Europe helps small businesses expand internationally

Small businesses often think big and in their desire to grow seek international expansion, but that's not easy. The EU has a professional network ready and willing to help, the European Enterprise Net

Small businesses often think big and in their desire to grow seek international expansion, but that's not easy. The EU has a professional network ready and willing to help, the European Enterprise Net

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European judges solve Rubik's Cube legal puzzle

The Rubik’s Cube, a multicolored three-dimensional puzzle, that has been a fixture in children’s toy boxes for forty years.

The Rubik’s Cube, a multicolored three-dimensional puzzle, that has been a fixture in children’s toy boxes for forty years.

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Business winners and losers from the Trump presidency

The world's business leaders are busy assessing whether their companies will gain or suffer from Donald Trump's proposed policy changes.

The world's business leaders are busy assessing whether their companies will gain or suffer from Donald Trump's proposed policy changes.

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France and China investment fund to seek global opportunities

France and China will launch a fund for joint investment in overseas projects French foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said during a Beijing visit.

France and China will launch a fund for joint investment in overseas projects French foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said during a Beijing visit.

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French economy returns to growth in Q3, but lacklustre

French economic growth was up by just 0.2 percent from July to September rebounding only slightly after a small contraction in the previous quarter.

French economic growth was up by just 0.2 percent from July to September rebounding only slightly after a small contraction in the previous quarter.

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Moldova's growing wine ambitions

Moldova - Europe's poorest country - is rich in grapes and plans to build on that to earn much needed foreign currency through wine sales.

Moldova - Europe's poorest country - is rich in grapes and plans to build on that to earn much needed foreign currency through wine sales.

Sport

Sportel jamboree honours Dan Carter

The annual B2B Sportel Convention in Monaco is underway and providing the latest pointers as to where sport is heading in the years to come.

The annual B2B Sportel Convention in Monaco is underway and providing the latest pointers as to where sport is heading in the years to come.

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AT&T says Time-Warner merger doesn't raise competition issues

AT&T thinks its proposed mega-merger with media and entertainment group Time Warner can be tweeked so would not be blocked by competition regulators.

AT&T thinks its proposed mega-merger with media and entertainment group Time Warner can be tweeked so would not be blocked by competition regulators.

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Two in hospital after "chemical incident" at London City airport

London City Airport evacuated on Friday afternoon and more than two dozen people were treated for breathing difficulties after "chemical incident."

London City Airport evacuated on Friday afternoon and more than two dozen people were treated for breathing difficulties after "chemical incident."

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Netflix subscriber boom boosts shares

Shares of Netflix shot up as the video streaming service added nearly 3.6 million subscribers between July and September.

Shares of Netflix shot up as the video streaming service added nearly 3.6 million subscribers between July and September.