Things heat up on Wall Street as grill giant Weber goes public
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A big jump in sales has prompted US grill manufacturer Weber to go public on the New York Stock Exchange — but prospects for sustained growth may not be as hot as they seem.
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The British monarch has asked for profits worth 1 billion pounds from his windfarms to be used to address the cost of living crisis rather than the activities of the royal family.
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The government has argued that by getting rid of "Great Prayer Day" as a public holiday, more funds will be generated to flow into public spending and boost defense. Thousands have protested the move.
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A new opinion poll has found that over half of the Japanese population is of the opinion that the Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) should not become involved in fighting if China invades Taiwan.
Talking Europe interviews the boss of the largest and oldest group in the European Parliament, the centre-right European People's Party. Manfred Weber is a veteran of the EU assembly, having first been elected nearly twenty years ago, and he is an important player in German politics, in the conservative Christian Social Union.
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