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Rupert Murdoch's flagship media business, the TV and film giant 21st Century Fox, plans to cut its links with his native land by delisting from the Australian stock market.

ICL sets its sights on £5bn return to market

A decade after being sold to Fujitsu, the UK's one-time challenger to IBM is reinventing itself

Nasdaq ends 25% below peak

Bookham shares soar 150% on debut

The funds that toppled over

Hi-tech's tumble shows the need to balance risky investments with safe ones

1eEurope woos Nasdaq

Stronger economy drives up cyclical shares

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Carlton and Granada link for Net

CARLTON COMMUNICATIONS and Granada Media Group have teamed up to form an Internet search-engine project, despite the pair being at loggerheads over Carlton's plans to merge with United News & Media.

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THE NASDAQ and S&P 500 rose to records as the November jobs report eased concern that rising wages will prompt the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates soon. Computer shares led the gains, together with a bond- fuelled rally in financial shares.
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Blundering Tony Blair quits as Middle East peace envoy – only Israel will miss him

Blundering Blair quits as Middle East peace envoy – only Israel will miss him

For Arabs – and for Britons who lost their loved ones in his shambolic war in Iraq – his appointment was an insult, says Robert Fisk
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The Kurdish enclave still resisting the tyranny of Assad and Isis

In Syrian Kurdish cantons along the Turkish border, the progressive aims of the 2011 uprising are being enacted despite the war. Patrick Cockburn returns to Amuda
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How I survived Cambodia's Killing Fields

Acclaimed surgeon SreyRam Kuy celebrates her mother's determination to escape to the US
Grace of Monaco film panned: even the screenwriter pours scorn on biopic starring Nicole Kidman

Even the screenwriter pours scorn on Grace of Monaco biopic

The critics had a field day after last year's premiere, but the savaging goes on
Menstrual Hygiene Day: The strange ideas people used to believe about periods

Menstrual Hygiene Day: The strange ideas people once had about periods

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On your marks: 5 best running glasses

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Raif Badawi: Wife pleads for fresh EU help as Saudi blogger's health worsens

Please save my husband

As the health of blogger Raif Badawi worsens in prison, his wife urges EU governments to put pressure on the Saudi Arabian royal family to allow her husband to join his family in Canada
Birthplace of Arab Spring in turmoil as angry Tunisians stage massive sit-in over lack of development

They shall not be moved: jobless protesters bring Tunisia to a halt

A former North African boom town is wasting away while its unemployed citizens stick steadfastly to their sit-in
David Hasselhoff's new show 'Hoff the Record': What's it like working with a superstar?

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Working with David Hasselhoff on his new TV series was an education for Ella Smith
Can Dubai's Design District 'hipster village' attract the right type of goatee-wearing individualist?

Hipsters of Arabia

Can Dubai’s ‘creative village’ attract the right type of goatee-wearing individualist?
The cult of Roger Federer: What is it that inspires such obsessive devotion?

The cult of Roger Federer

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Kuala Lumpur's street food: Not a 'scene', more a way of life

Malaysian munchies

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Mud guards: 10 best festival beauty

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Unai Emery’s passion for winning and eye for a bargain keep Seville centre stage in Europe

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Unai Emery’s passion for winning and eye for a bargain keep Seville centre stage in Europe, says Pete Jenson
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