Global economic woes dent strong UK consumer sentiment - GfK

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LONDON, July 31 - British consumer morale eased in July as concerns about Greece and the global economy weighed on Britons' outlook for the economic situation over the next year, a survey showed on Friday.

Asia shares edge up, wary of China volatility

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TOKYO - Asian shares inched higher on Friday but were on track for a weekly loss, while the dollar edged away from highs scaled after U.S. GDP data reinforced expectations that the Federal Reserve is on track to raise interest rates this year.

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Spain grows fast and region is upbeat

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Shell cuts 6,500 jobs as oil prices hurt

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Deutsche Bank's legal woes threaten recovery

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Finn puts England on brink of victory

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'What lion?' Zimbabweans ask

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Gay Pride participants struggle to understand stabbing

Officials arrested an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man for allegedly stabbing six people at a Gay Pride event in Jerusalem. Nathan Frandino reports.