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Fonterra fined over botulism scare

Fri, 2014-04-04 02:06
A court in New Zealand fines diary giant Fonterra $256,675 after the firm admitted to four food-safety violations during a 2013 botulism scare.

Prolonging the era of cheap money

Thu, 2014-04-03 23:19
Will QE in the eurozone continue the era of cheap money?

Hi-tech smoke alarm in safety halt

Thu, 2014-04-03 20:45
Google-owned Nest halts sales of its Nest Protect smoke alarm after the firm found that users could accidentally disable the device by waving their arms.

Will Iran price hikes fuel discontent?

Thu, 2014-04-03 20:19
Iranians unhappy as subsidy cuts bring rise in cost of living

White House anger over Obama selfie

Thu, 2014-04-03 20:10
The White House criticises Samsung for promoting a "selfie" photo taken by Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz with President Barack Obama.

How Nigeria will become Africa's biggest economy

Thu, 2014-04-03 19:02
How Nigeria will suddenly become Africa's biggest economy

Does success lie up in the clouds?

Thu, 2014-04-03 19:00
A growing number of small businesses are using cloud-based services to give them low overheads, flexible working, and access to global markets.

The misty world of marijuana stocks

Thu, 2014-04-03 19:00
The investors flocking to cash in on cannabis stocks

Footballers held in spot-fix probe

Thu, 2014-04-03 14:38
Seven players from Football League clubs in north-west England have been arrested in connection with alleged spot-fixing, the National Crime Agency says.