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Greece Closes Banks after Bailout Talks Break Down

Greece has closed its banks and imposed capital controls to prevent financial chaos after the breakdown of bailout talks with its international creditors. The move, which left many depositors scrambling for cash, came at the end of a weekend which saw Greece lurch closer to a potential exit from the …

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The most powerful whiskey brands in the world

Sure, craft whiskeys are growing in popularity. But one whiskey brand dominates the market: Johnnie Walker. Johnnie Walker’s retail value was $5.3 billion in 2014, according to a research note from Bank of America Merrill Lynch. That brand is owned by British multinational Diageo. It was followed by Jack Daniel’s, …

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The 20 most bike-friendly cities in the world

In cities that are clogged with cars, the humble bicycle offers an easy way to get around. That’s true, at least, in cities that also have an extensive bike infrastructure. These are the places that will thrive in the future, as the percentage of the world’s population that lives in …

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