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VW boss to stay despite divisions

The chief executive of Volkswagen, Martin Winterkorn, wins the backing of the company’s top bosses, following a clash with the chairman.

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Upstart investor raids three from big banks

Fast-growing Stone Ridge has poached execs from Credit Suisse, BNP Paribas and Morgan Stanley in recent weeks.

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Gwyneth Paltrow fails $29 food stamp challenge

All eyes have been on Gwyneth Paltrow this week, to see if she could survive on $29 worth of food for the week; but did she manage?

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What does Google stand to lose in the EU case?

The EU has a history of going after big American tech firms.

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Obama urges movement on trade talks with Europe

President Obama on Friday said TTIP trade talks with Europe need to make major progress this year.

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Greece default fears depress FTSE

London’s leading shares fell by nearly 1% on Friday amid fears of a possible Greek default.

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Labour vow to end unpaid internships

Ed Miliband promised to put an end to long-term unpaid internships if he wins the election, by banning placements that last for more than four weeks.

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Greece fears hit stocks; IMF to cut growth outlook

Greece growth projections will need to be “significantly” revised down as the country’s debt negotiations with its creditors drag on, the IMF warned.

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VIDEO: Revitalising India’s ‘Gandhi cloth’

Introduced to India in the 1920s and worn by Mahatma Gandhi, the woven fabric khadi is making a comeback.

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Computer failure cancels debt issue

Government officials have been forced to postpone a debt issue, after a computer failure at the City information firm Bloomberg.