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Julia Kollewe

Julia Kollewe

    Edging closer to a cure for Alzheimer's
    Edging closer to a cure for Alzheimer's
    Scientists from various laboratories are racing to what will be a very profitable finishing line.
    Bitter experience bred a special kind of housewife
    Bitter experience bred a special kind of housewife
    In the sleepy, picturesque towns and villages of southwest Germany, the paragons of thrift are doing what they do best.
    Slimmer BP is looking more digestible
    Slimmer BP is looking more digestible
    BP has sold its Californian oil refinery to United States firm Tesoro as part of a $38-billion selling spree following the Gulf of Mexico disaster.
    Patent trolls feed off innovators
    Patent trolls feed off innovators
    'Non-practising entities' in hog-hunting land use intellectual property loopholes to prey on firms.
    Britain's growth is 'meager and pathetic'
    Britain's growth is 'meager and pathetic'
    A slow-down in Britain's growth in the second quarter means that the economy is weaker than was thought and has no chance of meeting its growth target
    Sharp fall raises fears over UK manufacturing
    Sharp fall raises fears over UK manufacturing
    The recovery in British manufacturing has stumbled, with factory orders falling at the sharpest rate since April and optimism reaching a 14-month low.
    $10-billion later, BP plugs the oil leak
    $10-billion later, BP plugs the oil leak
    BP's bill for containing and cleaning up the oil spill has reached nearly $10-billion.