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LONDON - British employers raised pay in the first three months of 2014 at the same pace as a year ago, although current low levels of inflation should improve workers' spending power, a survey showed on Thursday.
NEW YORK - Warren Buffett, chairman of conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway , said on Wednesday that safety is a major priority for the rail industry, after a recent spate of accidents raised concerns about how to transport oil safely.
LONDON - British car production returned to growth in March after some automakers completed retooling to make new models, an industry body said on Thursday, in another sign of momentum in the country's manufacturing sector.
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