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US academic Richard Thaler wins Nobel economics prize

University of Chicago academic wins the 2017 Nobel Prize for economics for his 'profound impact' on economic research.

US academic Richard Thaler

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Can Spain's economy survive a Catalan secession?

A look at Catalonia's economic might and how would a potential breakaway from Spain affect the country.

Basilica Sagrada Familia

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Macron wants security, tax reforms for post-Brexit EU

French leader calls Europe 'too weak, too slow, too inefficient' in speech unveiling proposals for post-Brexit shake-up.

French President Emmanuel Macron

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Uber to lose its licence to operate in London

Transport authority declares US ride-booking company not 'fit and proper to hold a private hire operator licence'.

Uber

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Trump blocks Chinese purchase of Lattice Semiconductor

Decision follows ruling by federal panel against proposed $1.3bn deal between Lattice Semiconductor and Canyon Bridge.

Donald Trump

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India to invest $17bn on Japanese bullet trains

Japanese premier Shinzo Abe hails new 'strategic and global partnership in the Indian-Pacific region'.

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Iran signs deal to repair Syria's power grid

Agreement points to the role Tehran is expected to play in the reconstruction of war-torn Syria.

Syria's power grid

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Zimbabwe ruling elite linked to 'disappearing diamonds'

Top security and political leaders secretly profiting from Zimbabwe's diamond reserves, anti-corruption group alleges.

Zimbabwe's diamond

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Qatar's emir officially inaugurates Hamad Port

New Hamad Port inaugurated as part of a wider plan to increase non-petroleum exports.

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Saudi Arabia's foreign reserves resume falling in July

Central bank data suggests Saudi government may remain under pressure to draw reserves down to cover its budget deficit.

Saudi Arabia's foreign reserves

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