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Microsoft to buy Activision Blizzard in $69BN metaverse bet

Founded in 1979, Activision is home to some of the most popular game franchises in the world, including Call of Duty, World of Warcraft, Candy Crush and Guitar Hero.

19-01-2022, 06:21

European commercial vehicle market shrinks for 6th consecutive month

Sales of new cars in EU fell by 2.4% to 9.7M units in 2021, despite record low base of comparison of 2020.

18-01-2022, 16:42

UK unemployment falls to 4.1% in November

Number of employees on payroll up by 184,000 in December, most on record, says Office for National Statistics.

18-01-2022, 16:40

Brent oil jumps to highest level in 7 years

Fears fade about the demand impact from Omicron, while supplies are tightened by a range of outages.

18-01-2022, 15:49

Beijing-linked Cathay Pacific rival eyes $1.8b plane order

Greater Bay Airlines has unveiled ambitious plans to fly to 104 destinations in mainland China and Asia.

17-01-2022, 11:15

Iran-China agreement enters implementation stage

The agreement was signed last year and includes economic, military and security cooperation.

15-01-2022, 10:44

Cars are now a rare and expensive commodity in Algeria

In an effort to keep hard currency in the country and to build its own auto industry, Algeria places severe restrictions on dealerships

15-01-2022, 10:34

World Bank warns of slowing global growth, widening inequality

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the bank has raised the alarm about growing levels of inequality both within and between nations – and its latest outlook is no exception.

12-01-2022, 06:10

As Omicron surges, schools, businesses remain closed

Schools across the country are facing mounting obstacles to holding in-person classes due to the omicron variant causing infections to spike and leaving schools short-staffed.

10-01-2022, 20:03