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Sports Direct admits some 15,000 employed on zero hour contracts

U.S. new home sales hit seven-year high in February

Weak Chinese data weigh on global stocks

China March flash HSBC PMI contracts to 11-month low, fans policy easing...

German private sector grows at strongest rate in eight months

Factory data brings new scrutiny to Chinese economy

US durable goods orders stumbled in February

Oil ETF investors, not just OPEC, hold sway over crude market

Asia stocks drift lower as Fed, China weakness weigh

Online ad revenue at risk in war on 'click fraud'

Assembler Pegatron's record 2014 profit puts Apple reliance in spotlight

Irish property prices fall for second successive month

Yemen weighs on Asian shares, Japan gains on stimulus hopes

Family of alleged Facebook fraud fugitive to forfeit bail - U.S. judge

Family of alleged Facebook fraud fugitive to forfeit bail: U.S. judge

Hon Hai, Tencent partner in electric car business

Asia Week Ahead: Temperature checks for manufacturing

Analysis - Mourinho has resuscitated Terry's Chelsea career

US economic growth may be mild, but it's also really durable

Wall Street poised for lower open after strikes on Yemen

Euro zone and U.S. manufacturing expand, China struggles

Bank capital regulation seen adding risk as Asia debt safety net decays

Bank of England's Broadbent sees 'pretty low' UK deflation risk

Tribe turns to international commission in ski resort fight

Labour kicks off election campaign with focus on healthcare

Labour puts focus on healthcare at launch of UK election campaign

Premier League back in the black as TV cash rolls in

China banks borrow Western tricks to combat spike in bad loans

US tribe turns to international commission in resort fight

Caesars bets big on Atlantic City meeting market with center

French consumers more confident, PM upbeat on growth

Oil prices dip as US stock-build drags, China strategic reserves fill

Report: Japan productivity gains key to staving off decline

Volkswagen to cut working hours, jobs at Russian plant

Construction giant accused of 'modern slavery' in Qatar

PM Stubb sees risk of another lost decade for Finland

U.S. autoworkers face threat as car makers drawn to Mexico

US home sales rebound slightly in February

EU plans to tackle online barriers in digital single market

Former American Apparel CEO Charney seeking $40 million in damages

GM, Ford to ask UAW for new lower-pay tier in U.S. - Bloomberg

Vote at Boeing South Carolina plants sets up labor showdown

Euro zone business growth accelerates as ECB quantitative easing kicks in...

Montana officials end bighorn sheep hunting after die-off

Statoil sees Britain, Germany helping revive gas demand

GM, Ford to ask UAW for new lower-pay tier in U.S.: Bloomberg

A Ukrainian oligarch and a political storm

U.S. auto labor cost study shows impact of two-tier wage system

Thousands rally in support of ousted Ole Miss chancellor

Mastectomies on the rise in Venezuela amid economic crisis

Experts: Sex bias case will embolden women despite verdict

Google imports new CFO Ruth Porat from Wall Street

Oil below $56 as China slowdown offsets weak dollar

Austrian bank RBI warns it may post another loss this year

Nation's biggest nuclear firm makes a play for green money

Two-time MVP Steve Nash announces retirement from NBA

Nets win 110-91, cut Bulls' lead to 3-2

Fox show brings messy workplaces to television

Union power at issue as Garcetti elected LA mayor

Asia stock markets edge up after big sell-off

Aust market tipped to open higher

Weiner gets started stumping in NYC mayoral race

Angelina Jolie says she had double mastectomy

Swiss: 1,500 money-laundering cases last year