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Daily archives "December 15, 2015"

US inflation up as Fed meeting starts

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Underlying US inflation – excluding food and energy – rose in November, as the Federal Reserve starts its two-day meeting to decide whether to raise interest rates.

Calls mount for Thai shrimp boycott

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US politicians and human rights groups have called for a boycott of fish and shrimp products linked to slave labour in Thailand following a report from the Associated Press.

UK probes Nurofen Express advert claims

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The UK’s advertising watchdog probes claims made by Nurofen Express – a day after Australia took products off its shelves for stating they worked for specific pains when they were identical.