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Nuclear waste will remain a deadly threat for hundreds of thousands of years. Despite having decades of hazardous waste in temporary storage, the world is only now finalising plans for long-term containment

Onkalo aims to solve the 100,000-year problem of nuclear waste storage

Nuclear waste will remain a deadly threat for hundreds of thousands of years. Despite having decades of hazardous waste in temporary storage, the world is only now finalising plans for long-term containment

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Business AT&T has bought Straight Path Communications for $1.6bn in a huge bet on 5G technology

AT&T places $1.6bn bet on 5G

AT&T has bought Straight Path Communications for $1.6bn in a huge bet on 5G technology

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Business Grupo Mexico has announced plans to acquire Florida East Coast Railway Holdings for $2.1bn, in spite of NAFTA concerns

Grupo Mexico acquires US railway for $2.1bn

Grupo Mexico has announced plans to acquire Florida East Coast Railway Holdings for $2.1bn, in spite of NAFTA concerns

Business British American Tobacco has agreed a $49.4bn takeover deal with Reynolds American, making it the world’s largest listed tobacco company

BAT takeover of Reynolds American set to create market-leading behemoth

British American Tobacco has agreed a $49.4bn takeover deal with Reynolds American, making it the world’s largest listed tobacco company

Business Alibaba has amalgamated online and offline retail operations in China, settling a multi-billion-dollar privatisation deal with Intime Retail

Alibaba’s deal for Intime opens door to retail integration in China

Alibaba has amalgamated online and offline retail operations in China, settling a multi-billion-dollar privatisation deal with Intime Retail

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Business Chinese steel giant Baosteel looks set to take over smaller rival Wuhan, as China seeks to overhaul its struggling steel industry

Chinese merger set to create world’s second-largest steelmaker

Chinese steel giant Baosteel looks set to take over smaller rival Wuhan, as China seeks to overhaul its struggling steel industry

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Business The multibillion dollar merger between the agribusiness giants is set to create the world’s biggest seeds and pesticides company

Bayer completes record-breaking $66bn takeover of Monsanto

The multibillion dollar merger between the agribusiness giants is set to create the world’s biggest seeds and pesticides company

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Business US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer continues to feed its hunger for acquisitions by agreeing to acquire cancer drug producer Medivation for $14bn

Pfizer acquires cancer drug producer

US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer continues to feed its hunger for acquisitions by agreeing to acquire cancer drug producer Medivation for $14bn

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Business In an attempt to bolster its position in the increasingly competitive cloud computing space, Google has just completed its acquisition of Orbitera for over $100m

Google buys Orbitera for $100m in a bid to boost its cloud credentials

In an attempt to bolster its position in the increasingly competitive cloud computing space, Google has just completed its acquisition of Orbitera for over $100m

Business Yahoo, the fallen giant of the internet age, has been sold to US telecoms firm Verizon

Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.8bn

Yahoo, the fallen giant of the internet age, has been sold to US telecoms firm Verizon

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Business General Motors moves closer to achieving its automation goals with the planned acquisition of three-year-old start-up Cruise Automation

GM revs up its self-driving ambitions

General Motors moves closer to achieving its automation goals with the planned acquisition of three-year-old start-up Cruise Automation

Technology Apple makes another move into the virtual reality space with its latest acquisition of Faceshift

Apple buys virtual reality start-up Faceshift

Apple makes another move into the virtual reality space with its latest acquisition of Faceshift

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Business Pfizer, the US’s biggest pharmaceutical company, has its sights set on another huge takeover

Biggest pharma merger in talks

Pfizer, the US’s biggest pharmaceutical company, has its sights set on another huge takeover

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