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4 hours ago

Business
Airbus teams up with Canada's Bombardier

In the face of a bitter trade dispute with Boeing, Airbus announced it would take a majority stake in Bombardier’s marquee C-Series airliner programme, as the Canadian firm battles a stiff tariff ruling in the United States. The landmark agreement ... Read More

1 hour ago

Science
Israel Aerospace Industries, Hankuk Carbon, to make drones

Israel Aerospace Industries says it has formed a joint venture with Korean company Hankuk Carbon to make unmanned aircraft together. It says the new company, called Korea Aviation Technologies, will develop drones with vertical takeoff and landing capabilities. Its products ... Read More

4 hours ago

Culture
George Saunders is bookies’ favorite for Man Booker prize

American author George Saunders is the bookmakers’ favorite to win the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction with his novel of the afterlife, “Lincoln in the Bardo.” Six novels are contending for the 50,000 pound ($66,000) prize, including Saunders’ tale ... Read More

3 hours ago

Life & Style
Passports for purchase: Open citizenship doors around the world

Turns out money doesn’t just buy a glamorous vacation in the Caribbean or a killer suite in Quebec — it can buy residency too. While British citizens are rushing to claim Irish passports post-Brexit vote, the world’s most elite travelers don’t bother ... Read More