The owner of B&Q, Kingfisher, has abandoned its planned purchase of French DIY chain Mr Bricolage.
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David Cameron is to tell voters they face a "stark choice" between him and Labour's Ed Miliband, as the election campaign officially gets under way.
Last hours of intensive diplomacy over Iran's nuclear programme take place in Switzerland ahead of Tuesday's deadline for a long-awaited deal.
The general election campaign gets under way in Wales with Conservative and Labour launches.
On the first day of the election campaign, Ed Miliband is attempting to cover what many see as a weak flank.
A man in his 50s is seriously injured after he was shot in the face in a north Belfast gun attack.
A blogger has been hacked to death in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, weeks after a prominent atheist writer was killed in a similar attack.
A flood alert is issued in Indian-administered Kashmir following torrential rain and a surge in the water level of the Jhelum river.
The information watchdog launches an investigation into claims details of millions of people's pensions are being sold to fraudsters and cold-calling firms.
A man is charged over the abduction of a six-year-old girl who was taken in a car in Burnley.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is found guilty of fraud and breach of trust in a retrial after being cleared in 2012.
An Economic Snapshot Of France (EWQ)
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France's economy continues to barely grow. In the fourth quarter, the economic growth figure came in at an annual pace of 0.2%, down from the previous quarter's reading of 0.4%, while in line with estimates for 0.2%. Since 2013, France's economy has ...
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Australia has introduced a new rule to ensure two people are in the cockpit at all times, following the Germanwings air crash last week.
Counting is under way in Nigeria's presidential election, which has been praised by the UN despite technical problems and violence.
The University of Aberdeen is to cut about 150 jobs as part of efforts to save tens of millions of pounds in the coming months.
One of the groups being targeted by the political parties is the vote of the elderly.
Spain: 3 Generations, All Named Emma, Die in France Crash
Juan Pardo Yanez — little Emma's grandfather, the father of her mother and the former husband of the eldest Emma — was virtually speechless after returning from a trip for relatives of the 150 crash victims to the accident zone in Seyne-Les-Alpes ...
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Nicolas Sarkozy's UMP party look set for victory in France's local elections, exit polls suggest.
Former world number one Tiger Woods drops out of the top 100 in the rankings for the first time in his career.