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Easyjet hit by new year strike call in France26/12/2014 20:37
French unions at low-cost airline easyJet announced a New Year strike on Friday similar to a Christmas work stoppage to press demands for better scheduling and pay.
Tokyo shares end flat26/12/2014 11:16
Tokyo stocks ended flat on Friday with investors retreating to the sidelines as other major bourses were closed for Christmas.
iPhone-controlled M&M sorting machine26/12/2014 10:52
This could be just the contraption for any concert venue with dreams of booking Van Halen, a group almost as famous for their dislike of brown M&Ms as for popularizing heavy metal.
LG offices raided over suspected washing machine vandalism26/12/2014 10:30
South Korean prosecutors raided the Seoul headquarters of LG Electronics on Friday following allegations that the firm's executives vandalised their rival Samsung's washing machines at a trade fair in Germany, company officials said.
'Pray it forward' with new Christian app25/12/2014 12:46
Can you talk to God through your iPhone? Christians all over the world can test out the theory thanks to a new app unveiled just in time for the holidays that allows users to share prayers, inspirational thoughts and greetings.
Shoppers report online success this holiday season25/12/2014 10:04
Holiday shopping can often be something of a nightmare, but the internet has worked its Christmas magic this year, with shoppers reporting few problems with online purchasing, new figures show.
Tokyo stocks close 0.25% down25/12/2014 9:57
Tokyo stocks closed 0.25 percent lower on Thursday, snapping a five day winning streak, as profit-taking and a stronger yen dragged the market down in thin holiday trade.
Uganda takes on the chocolate market25/12/2014 9:36
On a sprawling, lush cocoa plantation in Mukono outside the Ugandan capital Kampala, farmers have been sampling chocolate for the first time ever.
Apple planning a smaller iPhone for 201525/12/2014 8:45
The current iPhone is barely three months old, but the rumors and reports about what we can expect from its replacement which won't be unveiled until September 2015 have already begun in earnest and are pointing to an iPhone 6S with a smaller screen.
Oil market slides in subdued deals24/12/2014 14:31
Oil prices fell in thin pre-holiday trade Wednesday, but analysts said losses were curbed by upbeat sentiment over a strong US economic growth report.