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Iran eyes purchase of Boeing planes

Iran is considering buying planes from US manufacturer Boeing as it moves to upgrade its fleet following the removal of UN sanctions.

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Iran is about to start selling oil that may cost just $1 a barrel - Business Insider


Business Insider

Iran is about to start selling oil that may cost just $1 a barrel
Business Insider
Bijan Zangeneh REUTERS/Heinz-Peter BaderIranian Oil Minister Bijan Zangeneh at his hotel before a meeting of OPEC oil ministers in Vienna on December 3. A year ago, when Anatole Kaletsky suggested that the price of oil might fall to $20 a barrel, most ...

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Revealed: how AstraZeneca avoids paying UK corporation tax - The Guardian


The Guardian

Revealed: how AstraZeneca avoids paying UK corporation tax
The Guardian
The company paid no corporation tax in the UK, despite having made global profits in 2013 and 2014 totalling $4.5bn. It was legally able to do so partly by securing some UK tax deductions from the Dutch lending structure as well as by offsetting high ...

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Wetherspoon adds to Living Wage debate

JD Wetherspoon adds its voice to concern about the National Living Wage (NLW), which comes into force in April.

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