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September 20, 2015

VolksWagen Is Said to Cheat on Diesel Emissions; U.S. to Order Big Recall

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday directed Volkswagen to recall nearly a half-million cars, saying the automaker illegally installed software in its diesel-power cars to […]
September 19, 2015

Starbucks? OK. Lattes? No! Cuba business rules still complex after U.S. changes

Starbucks Corp can move to Cuba, but it still cannot sell lattes there. The Obama administration on Friday tore down barriers to U.S. companies doing business […]
September 19, 2015

Volkswagen could face $18 billion penalties from EPA

Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) faces penalties up to $18 billion after being accused of designing software for diesel cars that deceives regulators measuring toxic emissions, the U.S. […]
September 18, 2015

US central bank leaves interest rates unchanged

The Federal Reserve said nine members of its Federal Open Market Committee voted to hold the key federal funds rate target at 0 to 0.25%. Committee […]
September 18, 2015

Does ads blocking herald the end of the free internet?

Would you give up on the internet completely or happily stump up for good journalism and entertainment without ads? These are the choices we could be […]
September 17, 2015

Beer giants AB InBev and SABMiller in merger talks

The combined value of the two firms is likely to be at least $230bn (£150bn) based on Tuesday's share price. AB InBev's brands include Budweiser, Stella […]
September 17, 2015

KitKat battle sees legal setback for Nestle

The European Court of Justice said that the company had to demonstrate the public relied on the shape alone to identify the snack. The judges concluded […]
September 16, 2015

Coming to a racetrack near you: Honda’s new motorcycle-race car hybrid

Honda has combined its expertise on two and four wheels to create a stunning single-seat track-day car. Project 2&4 concept, which will debut at the Frankfurt […]
September 15, 2015

Fifa Caribbean media rights deal to be probed by Swiss

The probe follows a news report that Fifa sold the rights for rates below market value to a Caribbean football organisation. Fifa said the agreement with […]