19 December 2014 Last updated at 09:26 ET

Companies face 'bloodbath' in RussiaLada car driving down street in Moscow

The chief executive of Renault Nissan says manufacturers in Russia are facing a "bloodbath" because of the plunge in the value of the rouble.


Factory workers outside of BeijingChina revises up 2013 economy size

China revises up the size of its economy in 2013 by 3.4%, which works out to about the size of Malaysia's economic output.

Electricity pylonsPower firms to get £1bn to stay open

Power generation firms are to receive close to £1bn to ensure their plants stay open and prevent the lights going out in the coming years.

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