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Spain is supposed to be one of austerity's more positive stories. The economy has returned to growth after years of contraction. But years of budget cuts have caused havoc in education and health care.
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Coca Cola, McDonald's, Visa, Nike - they all are among FIFA's main sponsors. And, with their contributions to the FIFA system, they are now part of the corruption scandal.
States loathe to spend more money might change their tune if they saw an increase in tax revenues, perhaps through a crackdown on tax havens. The EU passed a milestone with one such controversial jurisdiction as it signed a deal with Switzerland to share bank account data by 2018.
Germany's defence minister says India may be ready to buy Eurofighter jets - and Berlin stands ready to back an Indian submarine project. Ursula van der Leyen met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to talk arms deals.
India's largest carmaker Tata Motors has seen quarterly profits slump 56 percent, due to sluggish domestic sales and weak earnings from its luxury British unit in China. Tata owns Jaguar Land Rover, which has been struggling to establish itself in China - the world's largest car market by production numbers.
A UN report says economic reforms over the past two decades have helped end starvation in many parts of the world. Malnutrition rates have halved - but there is still work to be done, especially in Africa.
Rising wages, a strong job market, low oil prices, a low euro and low-interest rates - all of this has boost the mood among German consumers.