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Helicopter-maker AgustaWestland has been awarded two Ministry of Defence contracts worth £760 million which will secure more than 1,000 jobs in the UK.

GE clinches Amersham for £5.7bn

Both sides braced for long battle with competition authorities * Analysts say GE paying a full price

GE poised to offer £5.8m for Amersham

Bankers locked in talks to agree price. US giant already has plans to sell at least one division

Ivor Jenkins

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The Thing Is: Jack Welch

Companies race against time

President Bush's Wednesday deadline was supposed to clean up corporate America, but it's the Europeans who have been thrown into panic, writes Leo Lewis

Weinstock, founder of GEC, dies

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