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Creating an opportunity from the fall of communism
Business Secretary Vince Cable says he will tighten the rules to deal with foreign takeovers of UK firms.
Scotland's senior prosecutor warns tough action will be taken against anyone trying to make "a fast buck" out of Glasgow 2014.
Why an airshow in a small English town grabs the world's attention
Russian President Vladimir Putin signs a series of agreements on nuclear energy in Argentina, as he continues a tour of Latin America.
The UK government wants to establish a spaceport by 2018, with six of the eight potential locations sited in Scotland.
British restaurant chain Pizza Express is sold to a Chinese private equity firm for around £900m.
Iraqi Kurdish forces have taken over two oilfields amid a growing dispute with the government in Baghdad, Iraqi and Kurdish sources say.
US officials charge a Chinese businessman with hacking into the systems of Boeing and other large defence contractors to steal military data.
Companies could fall foul of the law if they try to associate their activities with Glasgow 2014 without authorisation, a law firm warns.