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David Cameron sung a cheesy Benny Hill song to the audience at the Sky debate during an advert break

Last night, 105 lucky voters were serenaded — literally — by David Cameron. Along with Ed Miliband, the Conservative Party leader was at the Sky studios in London, to be grilled by Jeremy Paxman and take questions from a studio audience ahead of the G.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 27th, 2015

Will Mexico"s Economy Bounce Back In 2015?

According to Mexico’s latest Indicador Global de la Actividad Económica report the country’s economy expanded by 2.6% in year-on-year terms in January. After reporting disappointing growth in 2013 and 2014 the latest numbers indicate th.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesMar 26th, 2015

China approves three more free-trade zones

China has given the go-ahead for three more free-trade zones, state media reported, despite the country's first project in Shanghai proving disappointing 18 months after its establishment. A meeting of the Communist Party's politburo hosted by P.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooMar 25th, 2015

Punishment for Spain"s Rajoy in regional vote signals tough election year

By Julien Toyer MADRID (Reuters) - Voters in southern Spain dealt a blow to Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's hopes of winning a second term this year on the strength of the country's economic recovery, abandoning his center-right Popular Party for.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooMar 23rd, 2015

Publicis boss Levy on French politics: "We have a French disease, which is half-pregnancy" (PUB)

On the morning after the French conservatives narrowly managed to hold off the rise of the far-right National Front (FN) party in the country's local elections, one of the most famous and successful businessmen in the region, Publicis Groupe CEO Maurice L.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 23rd, 2015

The Ultimate Texas Barbecue Blitz

Calling all meat lovers: Heaven awaits in the tiny Texas town of Lockhart. Marc Glosserman, founder of New York's Hill Country Barbecue Market, is dishing out the beefiest local joints. Make sure you're hungry for this one. Calling all meat lovers: .....»»

Category: topSource: forbesMar 21st, 2015

The Pirate Party is now the most popular political party in Iceland

The Pirate party is now the most popular political party in Iceland, TorrentFreak reports. Over the past several years, the Pirate Party has grown rapidly in the Nordic country. Based on a platform of radical copyright reform and social liberalism, the pa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 20th, 2015

The 14 best city economies in America

Cities power a country's economy. After Business Insider ranked all 50 state economies, we decided to turn our attention to America's big cities. We ranked 354 metropolitan areas based on 2013 GDP per capita, December 2014 unemployment rates, Q2 2014.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 19th, 2015

Netanyahu declares victory in Israel elections

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared victory in his country's elections on Tuesday. In a statement on Twitter, Netanyahu said "against all odds" his party, Likud, secured a "great victory." Initial exit polls show.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 17th, 2015

So Now Malaysia"s Going After Anwar"s Daughter

This column has frequently covered Malaysia's treatment of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, and the damage I believe it does not only to Anwar and his party but to Malaysia as a whole, by removing debate and competition from a country that would benefit f.....»»

Category: marketsSource: forbesMar 17th, 2015

China probes top executive of state energy giant CNPC

Shanghai (AFP) - A top executive of China National Petroleum Corp, the country's biggest energy company, has been put under investigation, authorities said as the Communist Party's anti-corruption drive targets more state firms.CNPC general manager Liao Y.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 17th, 2015

HuaweiVoice: How Dutch Internet Service Providers Are Fighting Cyber Attacks Together

By Drew Robb Imagine an entire computer network or even the Internet of a country taken out by a cyberattack. It’s already happened – and more than once. Estonia had its government systems paralyzed for weeks by a concerted Web-based attack. In 2013, .....»»

Category: topSource: forbesMar 16th, 2015

China probes top executive of auto giant FAW: watchdog

Shanghai (AFP) - China is investigating the top executive of one of the country's biggest automakers FAW, the Communist Party's corruption watchdog said, as a prolonged graft crackdown targets more state-owned companies.The chairman and party secretary of.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 16th, 2015

If you can only try one Austin restaurant during SXSW, make it the Salt Lick

Texans pride themselves on the quality of their barbecue, and there are plenty of great places to grab some ribs and brisket all across the state.  According to Scott Roberts, owner of Texas' famous Salt Lick BBQ restaurant, "The United States is the.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 14th, 2015

Iceland confirms will not enter EU membership talks

Iceland will not start negotiations to join the European Union, its foreign ministry said, confirming a 2013 election promise by the ruling party and formalizing a freeze on accession talks. The North Atlantic nation of 325,000 people was brought to the v.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooMar 13th, 2015

Cyprus won"t need full EU bailout package: minister

Cyprus will not need all of the 10-billion-euro bailout it received in 2013 as its economy recovers faster than expected, the country's finance minister told AFP. "(The economy) is much better, but I'm not saying that it is good," Harris Georgia.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooMar 13th, 2015

Irish Economy Grows at Fastest Pace in EU

The Irish economy grew 4.8% in 2014, the fastest pace in Europe, in a sign the country has emerged from its troubled financial chapter since exiting its bailout program in late 2013......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMar 12th, 2015

Hunt Midwest"s Automotive Alley isn"t just Ford country anymore

Hunt Midwest Enterprises Inc. has landed its seventh auto industry-related tenant at Automotive Alley — and there's a new wrinkle with this one. San Franciso-based Menlo Logistics, a third-party logistics firm and subsidiary of Con-Way Inc., will use t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 11th, 2015

Terrell Plaza welcomes new specialty furniture retailer

Denver Mattress Co. has opened a new store in the Terrell Plaza shopping center off Austin Highway. This is the company's third store in the San Antonio area, 18th in the state and 96th in the country. The Denver-based company manufactures its own mattr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 9th, 2015

The 20 best places to live overseas

Tired of your old job? Looking for a new environment? There are a lot of reasons to leave your home country behind in search of greener pastures, but picking where to go can be an overwhelming decision. There are a lot of conflicting factors: job opportun.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 7th, 2015