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Snow disrupts travel across Europe, hits economy (Third Lead)


December 21st, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Thousands of flights and train services have been cancelled across Europe due to heavy snowfall, throwing holiday plans of many travellers into disarray, even as the freezing winter ... Read more...

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European economy gets hit by massive snowfall (Second Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Holiday plans of thousands of people have been thrown into disarray after many places across Europe were severely affected by heavy snowfall, even as the freezing winter has ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Prince William’s wedding to boost Britain’s hard-pressed economy?


November 18th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding will apparently give Britain's hard-pressed economy a 1-billion-pound boost.Revenue from tourism will increase by 750 million pounds as royal fans around ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mphasis to buy out Fortify Infrastructure Services firm


April 8th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 8 (IANS) Back office operations firm Mphasis Ltd is acquiring Fortify Infrastructure Services, a global provider of offshore-based remote IT operations and management (ROM) services, in an all-cash deal, the ... Read more...

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US unemployment rate unchanged at 9.7 percent


March 5th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 5 (DPA) The US jobless rate remained at 9.7 percent in February as employers shed 34,000 jobs during the month, the US Labour Department reported Friday. The department said severe snow ... Read more...

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