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Branson's Virgin, Stagecoach expand role in London to Scotland rail links

LONDON - Richard Branson's Virgin company will next year play an increased role in train service linking Scotland to London....

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General strike shuts down services across Greece; flights grounded, ferries tied up in ports

ATHENS, Greece - A 24-hour general strike in Greece shut down services across the country, forcing...



With mining hopes at stake, Greenland votes after premier resigned over misuse of funds

COPENHAGEN - Greenland's hopes of a mining boom are shrouded in uncertainty as voters on the ice-...



OPEC's unity tested as oil ministers seen unlikely to cut output amid oil glut, price plunge

VIENNA - OPEC oil ministers meeting in Vienna on Thursday are in a bind. Prices are plunging and...





South Asian leaders reach agreement on energy; India's Modi and Pakistan's Sharif shake hands

KATMANDU, Nepal - South Asian heads of state attending their first summit in three years reached a deal on energy sharing Thursday, but failed on two other economic agreements during a retreat where Indian and Pakistan leaders shook hands....


Unemployment in Germany, Europe's largest economy, remains at steady 6.3 per cent in November

BERLIN - Germany's unemployment rate was steady at 6.3 per cent in November as the labour market in Europe's largest economy remained strong....


Stocks drift as stimulus cues awaited in China, Europe; Wall Street closed for Thanksgiving

TOKYO - Share prices drifted Thursday but expectations for new stimulus in China and Europe helped to limit losses....


Toyota recalls more cars for air bag problems as officials investigate new case

TOKYO - Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling more than 40,000 vehicles in Japan as part of an ongoing air bag problem, days after Japan's transport minister instructed Japanese automakers to speed up their repairs....


Saskatchewan premier continues to call for support of Energy East pipeline

REGINA - Saskatchewan's legislature passed a motion Wednesday calling for the removal of what Premier Brad Wall calls unnecessary barriers to the Energy East pipeline project....


Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:...


TSX moves lower, energy stocks weigh as traders mull possibility of OPEC cut

TORONTO - The Toronto stock market closed lower Wednesday, pulled down in part by energy stocks ahead of a key OPEC meeting....


Canadian dollar advances, traders look to heavy slate of U.S. data, OPEC meeting

TORONTO - The Canadian dollar closed higher Wednesday amid a generally positive batch of U.S. economic data....


US agency threatens fines, legal action against air bag maker for balking at national recall

DETROIT - A dispute between U.S. safety regulators and air bag maker Takata Corp. escalated Wednesday when the government threatened fines and legal action unless the company admits that driver's air bag inflators are defective and agrees...






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