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Construction of the Nicaragua Canal has begun and it could transform world trade. But it could also bring irreversible damage

What will the Nicaragua Canal mean for locals?

Construction of the Nicaragua Canal has begun and it could transform world trade. But it could also bring irreversible damage

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Business Whether you smoke it or not, the history of cannabis in the US is important: it exposes the ignorance, prejudice and hypocrisy that go into lawmaking

A smear campaign: a history of the US’ relationship with cannabis

Whether you smoke it or not, the history of cannabis in the US is important: it exposes the ignorance, prejudice and hypocrisy that go into lawmaking

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Business Jokowi contradicts pro-economic strategy with new regulations that threaten the country’s growing beer industry

Beer madness? Indonesia’s president attacks commodity

Jokowi contradicts pro-economic strategy with new regulations that threaten the country’s growing beer industry

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Business A former White House official argues the key to dramatic economic and political reforms in Nigeria lies in the all-powerful business community’s hands

Whiton: Nigerian oil executives key to post-election market stability

A former White House official argues the key to dramatic economic and political reforms in Nigeria lies in the all-powerful business community’s hands

Business The most anticipated fight of the decade - Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao - is set to earn more in ticket revenue than the Super Bowl

Boxing match to be most expensive in history

The most anticipated fight of the decade – Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao – is set to earn more in ticket revenue than the Super Bowl

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Business Lee Kuan Yew, the city-state’s first prime minister who transformed it into a super rich nation, has died at 91

Singapore’s controversial leader Lee Kuan Yew dies

Lee Kuan Yew, the city-state’s first prime minister who transformed it into a super rich nation, has died at 91

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Business NBBJ architects have revealed plans to eradicate the shadows cast by looming skyscrapers in inner cities

Shadowless skyscrapers come to London

NBBJ architects have revealed plans to eradicate the shadows cast by looming skyscrapers in inner cities

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Business The Caribbean island of St Kitts is the most popular place in the world to buy a passport, according to a Bloomberg report

Countries sell citizenship to attract foreign investment

The Caribbean island of St Kitts is the most popular place in the world to buy a passport, according to a Bloomberg report

Business Terrorist organisations need substantial resources to operate so have come up with a variety of ways to fund their atrocities. The latest money making scandal for the Islamic State is taxing stolen and looted antiques – practically flattening the historical city of Nimrud in Iraq

Looting the cradle of civilisation

Terrorist organisations need substantial resources to operate so have come up with a variety of ways to fund their atrocities. The latest money making scandal for the Islamic State is taxing stolen and looted antiques – practically flattening the historical city of Nimrud in Iraq

Business AbbVie gains access to pioneering leukaemia treatment in a multi-billion dollar deal with Pharmacyclics

AbbVie buys Pharmacyclics for $21bn

AbbVie gains access to pioneering leukaemia treatment in a multi-billion dollar deal with Pharmacyclics

Business The MINT group has come a decade after the much-talked BRIC countries were first discussed, but are these countries growing fast enough to warrant their own acronym?

Is MINT the next BRIC?

The MINT group has come a decade after the much-talked BRIC countries were first discussed, but are these countries growing fast enough to warrant their own acronym?

Business Bitcoin; It’s a financial innovation that’s been hugely popular, a huge commercial success some might say, but does it really hold any tangible value?

None of your money really exists | Video

Bitcoin; It’s a financial innovation that’s been hugely popular, a huge commercial success some might say, but does it really hold any tangible value?

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Business Kraft’s falling sales have sparked a major reshuffle of its senior management - but more than a reorganisation is needed if it is going to ride the tide of changing consumer trends, rather than be crushed beneath it

Can Kraft keep up with its consumers?

Kraft’s falling sales have sparked a major reshuffle of its senior management – but more than a reorganisation is needed if it is going to ride the tide of changing consumer trends, rather than be crushed beneath it

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