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Amazon to open more real-world shops

Amazon to open more real-world shops 18 May 2016 From the section Technology Image copyright Amazon Image caption The existing store offer books at the same price as they are available online Amazon’s chief executive Jeff Bezos has confirmed that … Continue reading

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Japanese economy avoids recession

Japanese economy avoids recession 18 May 2016 From the section Business Image copyright AFP Japan’s economy has dodged a recession after it grew faster than expected in the first three months of the year. Gross domestic product in the world’s … Continue reading

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Brussels suspect ‘left last testament’

Belgian bombings suspect Abrini ‘left letter backing attacks’ 18 May 2016 From the section Europe Image copyright Police Federale Image caption Mohamed Abrini admitted to being “the man with the hat” accompanying two Brussels airport bombers during the attacks on … Continue reading

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Iraq forces retake western town from IS

IS conflict: Iraq forces retake remote western town of Rutba 18 May 2016 From the section Middle East Image copyright AFP Image caption The recapture of Rutba is the latest victory for Iraqi government forces in Anbar province Iraqi government … Continue reading

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Mitsubishi Motors president steps down

Mitsubishi Motors president steps down over fuel scandal 18 May 2016 From the section Business Mitsubishi Motors has announced its president, Tetsuro Aikawa, will step down in the wake of the company’s test-fixing scandal. The Japanese carmaker has already admitted … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Amputee shows off ‘Iron Man arm’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Amputee gamer shows off ‘Iron Man arm’ 18 May 2016 Last updated at 10:02 BST When James Young lost an arm and a part of a leg in an accident on his morning … Continue reading

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Alanis Morissette sues manager for fraud

Alanis Morissette sues former manager for fraud By Mark Savage Music reporter 18 May 2016 From the section Entertainment & Arts Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Candian star shot to fame with her 1995 album Jagged Little Pill … Continue reading

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Scores missing after Sri Lanka mudslide

Sri Lanka mudslide leaves scores missing 18 May 2016 From the section Asia Image copyright AFP Image caption Hundreds of personnel are helping rescue flood victims, including this resident of the capital Colombo Rescuers in Sri Lanka are searching for … Continue reading

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VIDEO: You won’t be bored on board

Media playback is unsupported on your device Keeping busy on the world’s largest cruise ship 18 May 2016 Last updated at 08:44 BST As the world’s largest cruise ship, Harmony Of The Seas, prepares for its maiden voyage, Aaron Heslehurst … Continue reading

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Profits fall at fashion group Burberry

Burberry profits fall in ‘challenging’ market 18 May 2016 From the section Business Image copyright Reuters Fashion firm Burberry has reported a fall in full-year profits and said it expects the “challenging environment for the luxury sector to continue”. Pre-tax … Continue reading

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