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SECOND TO NAAN! BRITAIN’S BEST CHEFS ARE CROWNED CURRY KINGS

  Mirror Desk : Britain’s korma kings were last night crowned second to naan as they received the highest accolade in the curry industry  — the BCA Curry Chef of the Year award. The 12 winners of the coveted Chef ...

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Volkswagen will recall 75,000 cars over seatbelt fault

Volkswagen will recall about 75,000 of its VW Polo and Seat Ibiza and Arona cars after a seatbelt fault was exposed by a Finnish car magazine test drive. A new fix would be offered to affected UK owners from Monday, ...

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US says China has ‘not altered’ unfair trade practices

The Trump administration has accused China of not changing its “unfair” practices, inflaming a trade dispute between the world’s two largest economies. In an update to a March report, the US said China had failed to alter its “unreasonable” practices. ...

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US, allies to bring electricity to most of Papua New Guinea

The US, Japan, New Zealand and Australia say they’ll bring electricity to 70 percent of Papua New Guinea’s people by 2030, boosting the West’s response to growing Chinese influence in the South Pacific. The four countries and Papua New Guinea ...

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Trump raises hopes of China trade deal

US President Donald Trump has said he thinks the US could strike a trade deal with China, raising hopes that tensions between the two countries may subside. “I think a deal will be made,” Mr Trump said. “We’ll find out ...

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Jet Airways shares rise on Tata investment speculation

Shares in India’s second-largest airline Jet Airways jumped almost three percent Wednesday following reports that salt-to-steel conglomerate Tata Group might invest in it.   Tata is reviewing Jet’s accounts with a view to potentially buying a stake, Bloomberg News reported, ...

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China-backed trade deal pushed back to 2019

A China-backed bid to complete the world’s largest trade deal — without the United States — was pushed back to next year after Asia-Pacific trade ministers failed to agree key terms at a Singapore summit.   The Regional Comprehensive Economic ...

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10 years after the recession, Americans wake up to rising prices

After years of low, low prices, fed by near-zero interest rates in a convalescing economy, Americans are waking up to costlier consumer living. Everyday household staples like diapers, toothpaste, shampoo and dishwashing liquid — not to mention soft drinks, cookies, ...

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Remittance inflow increases by 12.17pc in 4 months

Expatriate Bangladeshis sent US$ 5,108 million remittances during the first four months of the current fiscal 2018-19, which is apparent 12.17 per cent higher than the same period of the preceding year, a Bangladesh Bank (BB) data said today. The ...

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Toshiba slashes 7,000 jobs, pulls out of British nuke plant

The boss of struggling Toshiba said Thursday he would cut 7,000 jobs over the next five years as the Japanese engineering firm pulled out of foreign investments and downgraded its annual profit forecasts.   Toshiba also expects to scrap or ...

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