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- Mortgage approvals 'jumped' in April
There was a "significant pre-election jump" in the number of mortgage applications being approved, according to the High Street banks.
BBC News. Thu, 28 May 2015 10:47:06 GMT.
- India heatwave deaths pass 1 000
More than 1 100 people have died in a major heatwave sweeping India, with temperatures nearing 50°C in some areas.
Mail & Guardian. Wed, 27 May 2015 09:44:00 +0200.
- Study: Russian, Ukrainian Economic Competitiveness Dropped
According to a global ranking, Russia and Ukraine have seen their economic competitiveness plummet over the past year.
Radio Liberty. Wed, 27 May 2015 19:40:03 +0000.
- Lenovo's Ideapad 100 Takes On Chromebooks With A $249 Windows Laptop
Lenovo today introduced the $249 Ideapad laptop line and two higher-priced consumer models during Lenovo Tech World, the company's first global technology conference being held this week in Beijing.
By Doug Olenick. Forbes. Wed, 27 May 2015 15:25:00 GMT.
- Merkel, Clinton, Gates and Swift top Forbes' most powerful women list
The Forbes' annual audit of the most powerful women includes heads of state, young billionaires, celebrity role models and a monarch all ranked by money, media momentum, spheres of influence and global impact.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Wed, 27 May 2015 11:48:54 EDT.
- US, Swiss Officials Unveil Major FIFA Corruption Case
Football's global governing body FIFA was rocked Wednesday by a massive U.S. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 27 May 2015 08:30:00 -0400.
- Aung San Suu Kyi Missing from Global Meeting on Rohingya
An international gathering about the plight of Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya Muslims boasts a star-studded cast, with three Nobel Peace laureates among those calling on the world to wake up to the unfolding tragedy. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 26 May 2015 11:08:07 -0400.
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