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Christine Lagarde resigns as head of IMF

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGESImage captionChristine Lagarde has become known as the “rock star” of international finance Christine Lagarde has said she will step down as managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). She was the IMF’s fifth French managing director. The issue was last reopened earlier this year, when a …

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Trump: Google should be probed over China treason claim

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGESImage captionTrump promises to look into Google’s business in China President Trump has said his administration will look into alleged links between Google and China. It follows a speech given by Peter Thiel  in which the billionaire tech investor asked whether Google’s senior management considered itself to have been …

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Virgin stops selling captive whale and dolphin experiences

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGESImage captionSeaWorld has faced criticism over the way it treats cetaceans Virgin Holidays says it has stopped selling tickets to captive whale and dolphin experiences such as SeaWorld. The firm said it had culled the last five such attractions it promoted, which accounted for more than 20,000 tickets …

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