McDonald's in Japan has stopped selling all Chinese chicken in the wake of a food safety scandal that is spreading through American fast food firms across the Far East.
Amazon is not only biggest online retailer in the world, but one of the most influential businesses in the world. The company, founded by Jeff Bezos in 1995, has revolutionised the entertainment and publishing industries, as well as retail itself.
... * Euro under pressure near 8-month low vs dollar. * Upbeat U.S. employment data supports dollar vs yen. * Japan CPI as expected, muted reaction from dollar/yen (Updates prices, adds more comment).
... * New company will have 20 million customers. * Will pay in cash, debt, TV stake, share placing. * Murdoch likely to use proceeds to pursue Time Warner.
LONDON (AP) - Britain's economy has grown to surpass the peak it reached in 2008, before the global banking crisis caused a deep recession, official figures showed Friday.