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Elsewhere on Wednesday, - The story of the first painting to sell for over £1m. Simpler times. - The day I lost a sh*t-tonDavid Keohane
Microsoft’s fortunes in China have been dented after the Chinese government charged it $140m in back taxes and interest in aCharles Clover in Beijing
Beijing’s efforts to hunt down corrupt officials overseas are being hampered by western judges biased against China,Tom Mitchell in Beijing
Ferguson residents expressed their anger after a night of rioting and looting over the grad jury's decision not to indict a1m 17secs
The Duchess of Windsor whimsically remarked that you could never be too rich or too thin. Modern central bankers haveTad Rivelle
Hong Kong police have detained several student leaders after 24 hours of clashes, as they ramp up efforts to endDemetri Sevastopulo and Julie Zhu in Hong Kong
Since Scots voted against independence on September 18 the Scottish National party has surged in opinion polls and appointedJohn McDermott
Samsung Group has agreed to sell most of its chemicals and defence operations to Hanwha for Won1.9tn ($1.7bn), in the latestSong Jung-a in Seoul
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In a basement gym in the south of Mumbai, music channels blare on flat screen televisions, as four young men work out lateAvantika Chilkoti in Mumbai
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Wednesday 06:00 GMT. Australian equities outperformed the region after the nation’s currency fell to a four-year lowPatrick McGee
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