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Romney: I’m not running for president in 2016

Republican Mitt Romney said on Friday he will not seek to run for president in 2016.

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Best month for Europe stocks since 2011; where now?

Major concerns over the falling price of oil and Greek parliamentary elections haven’t been enough to rub the shine off European equities.

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Ruble faces another ‘nosedive’ after rate cut

Russia’s ruble is under renewed pressure after the Central Bank of Russia shocked markets with a rate cut.

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Nokia name row with London start-up

Nokia has threatened legal action against a UK start-up over the use of the word “HERE”.

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Qatar buys 10% stake in BA owner

Qatar Airways announces a surprise investment in International Airlines Group, the owner of British Airways and Iberia.

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NBA aims for global slam dunk with China deal

The NBA has inked a deal with a Chinese internet giant Tencent giving it exclusive rights to stream games in China.

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Apple stock hits all-time high

Shortly after the opening on Friday the company’s share price traded above $120. It’s previous high had been $119.

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VIDEO: Benin beauty boss cashes in on shea butter

Gilles Adamon, founder of Natura soaps and cosmetics, talks about the shea butter industry in Benin.

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VIDEO: Namibia’s flourishing film business

Hollywood studios are increasingly attracted to African locations and Namibia is a particularly popular choice.

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Greece says will not cooperate with troika

Greece’s government will not cooperate with the EU and IMF mission bankrolling the country and will not seek an extension to the bailout program.