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Eurozone manufacturing slows further in August

Eurozone manufacturing slows further in August
Manufacturing in the eurozone slumped in August to a 13-month low, a closely watched survey showed on Monday, in a further sign that recovery is faltering and that tensions with Russia are taking their toll.

Ryder Cup wildcard challenge for McGinley and Watson

Ryder Cup wildcard challenge for McGinley and Watson
Ryder Cup captains Paul McGinley and Tom Watson take centre stage on Tuesday when they both name their three wildcard picks to complete their lineups for Gleneagles.

Man United agree Falcao loan deal - reports

Man United agree Falcao loan deal - reports
Manchester United have agreed a sensational deal to sign Colombia striker Radamel Falcao on a season-long loan from Monaco, according to widespread British media reports on Monday. 

Novartis Japan admits concealing drug side effects

Novartis Japan admits concealing drug side effects
The Japanese unit of Swiss pharma giant Novartis has admitted it did not report more than 2,500 cases of serious side effects in patients using its leukaemia and other cancer drugs, reportedly including some fatalities. 

Heineken to sell Mexican packaging business for $1.2bn

Heineken to sell Mexican packaging business for $1.2bn
Dutch brewing giant Heineken on Monday announced selling Mexican-based packaging business Empaque to US-based Crown Holdings in a deal worth more than one billion dollars.

Dutch Heineken to sell Mexican package business for $1.2bn

Dutch Heineken to sell Mexican package business for $1.2bn
Dutch brewing giant Heineken on Monday announced selling Mexican-based packaging business Empaque to US-based Crown Holdings in a deal worth more than one billion dollars.

Ukraine troops abandon airport 'in face of Russian assault'

Ukraine troops abandon airport 'in face of Russian assault'
Ukrainian forces were forced to retreat from Lugansk airport in the face of a Russian troop attack as Moscow soldiers moved into key eastern cities Monday, Kiev said, a day after Russian President Vladimir Putin evoked "statehood" discussions for the conflict-torn east.

Ukraine soldiers battling Russian tanks at Lugansk: Kiev

Ukraine soldiers battling Russian tanks at Lugansk: Kiev
Ukrainian troops on Monday were battling a Russian tank contingent in the eastern city of Lugansk, Kiev said, accusing Moscow's army units of moving into large cities in the region.

Ukraine soldiers in battle with Russian tanks in Lugansk: Kiev

Ukraine soldiers in battle with Russian tanks in Lugansk: Kiev
Ukrainian troops on Monday were battling a Russian tank division in the eastern city of Lugansk, Kiev said, in its latest allegation of Moscow's direct involvement in the conflict.

Six arrested as Malaysian football fans riot

Six arrested as Malaysian football fans riot
Six people were arrested after football fans rioted and torched a police car in Malaysia before being dispersed by tear gas and baton-charges, an official said on Monday. 

Dolphin hunting season kicks off in Japan

Dolphin hunting season kicks off in Japan
The controversial six-month dolphin hunting season began on Monday in the infamous town of Taiji, but bad weather would delay any killing, a local official told AFP.

Hong Kong activists in fightback after China vote decision

Hong Kong activists in fightback after China vote decision
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists heckled a top Chinese official Monday, setting the stage for disruptive protests against the mainland's landmark decision to limit voting reforms, but Beijing insisted that there would be no turning back.

New village toilets a small step for poor Indian women

New village toilets a small step for poor Indian women
Decorated with marigolds and ribbons, 108 toilets unveiled in a tragedy-hit village are a small step in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's push to end open-air defecation for impoverished Indian women.

China manufacturing growth slows in August, surveys show

China manufacturing growth slows in August, surveys show
Growth in Chinese manufacturing activity slowed in August, two closely watched surveys showed Monday, losing momentum as a declining property sector and waning stimulus effects weigh on the world's second-largest economy.  

Apparent Hollywood hack attack nabs stars' nude pix

Apparent Hollywood hack attack nabs stars' nude pix
Nude photos purportedly showing many top stars, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence and pop star Rihanna, bounced around social media, in an apparent massive hacking leak, US media reported.

Sharapova crashes, Bencic and Federer in Swiss joy at US Open

Sharapova crashes, Bencic and Federer in Swiss joy at US Open
Maria Sharapova crashed out of the US Open while 17-year-old Belinda Bencic became the youngest women's quarter-finalist since 1997 giving Switzerland a double boost after Roger Federer had moved into the last-16.

Wozniacki sends Sharapova out of US Open, Federer battles through

Wozniacki sends Sharapova out of US Open, Federer battles through
Maria Sharapova was knocked out of the US Open by Caroline Wozniacki on Sunday, leaving the women's draw with just two of its top eight seeds while Roger Federer made the most of heavy rain to make the last-16.

CaixaBank to buy Barclays Spain operations

CaixaBank to buy Barclays Spain operations
Spain's third-biggest bank by capitalisation CaixaBank is to buy Barclays' Spanish operations for 800 million euros ($1.1 billion) as the British bank undergoes major restructuring, Barclays said.

Arsenal boss Wenger jumps to mis-firing Sanogo's defence

Arsenal boss Wenger jumps to mis-firing Sanogo's defence
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admitted Yaya Sanogo's struggles in front of goal are becoming an increasing problem, but refused to offer any guarantees he will delve into the transfer market for a new striker. 

Liverpool are back to their best, says Rodgers

Liverpool are back to their best, says Rodgers
Brendan Rodgers warned Liverpool's title rivals that his team are back in the groove after they marked Mario Balotelli's debut with a scintillating 3-0 win at Tottenham.

Scotland hosts World Haggis Eating championship

Scotland hosts World Haggis Eating championship
Competitors from around the world gathered in the rural Scottish village of Birnam this weekend for the World Haggis Eating Championship as part of the 150th anniversary Birnam Highland Games.

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