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  • A frayed Greek national flag flutters among antennas atop a building in central Athens
    Euro zone's have-nots ask - why should Greece get more than us? Reuters

    Bozena Vargova, a retired physiotherapist from Slovakia, cannot understand why her country should bail out Greeks who often earn twice as much as Slovaks and run up debts.

    A frayed Greek national flag flutters among antennas atop a building in central Athens

    Bozena Vargova, a retired physiotherapist from Slovakia, cannot understand why her country should bail out Greeks who often earn twice as much as Slovaks and run up debts.

  • File photo of Yuri Milner arriving on the red carpet during the second Annual Breakthrough Prize Awards in Mountain View
    The $100 million question: are we alone in the cosmos? Reuters

    Wondering if we are alone in the universe has engaged minds through the ages. Add to the list Russian billionaire Yuri Milner, who announced on Monday that he plans to spend $100 million to explore the …

    File photo of Yuri Milner arriving on the red carpet during the second Annual Breakthrough Prize Awards in Mountain View

    Wondering if we are alone in the universe has engaged minds through the ages. Add to the list Russian billionaire Yuri Milner, who announced on Monday that he plans to spend $100 million to explore the idea.

  • File photo of a torn poster of opposition leader and head of radical leftist Syriza party Alexis Tsipras as seen on a street near a place where far-right Golden Dawn party had a campaign rally in Athens
    Special Report: The man who cost Greece billions Reuters

    Once again Alexis Tsipras was struggling to make a decision. For hours on July 13, the Greek prime minister and Europe's leaders had been trying to thrash out a new deal to bail out bankrupt Greece and …

    File photo of a torn poster of opposition leader and head of radical leftist Syriza party Alexis Tsipras as seen on a street near a place where far-right Golden Dawn party had a campaign rally in Athens

    Once again Alexis Tsipras was struggling to make a decision. For hours on July 13, the Greek prime minister and Europe's leaders had been trying to thrash out a new deal to bail out bankrupt Greece and keep the country in the euro zone.

  • Spectacular social media fails
    Why you’re not getting any calls about your resume Yahoo Finance Canada

    If you wouldn’t say during an interview, make sure you haven't posted it anywhere online

    Spectacular social media fails

    If you wouldn’t say during an interview, make sure you haven't posted it anywhere online

  • What crisis? Greek troubles that terrified markets in 2012 seem manageable now
    What crisis? Greek troubles that terrified markets in 2012 seem manageable now The Canadian Press

    The prospect of a Greek crackup isn't so terrifying anymore.

    What crisis? Greek troubles that terrified markets in 2012 seem manageable now

    The prospect of a Greek crackup isn't so terrifying anymore.

  • Banks and insurers increasingly shy away from former grow ops, brokers say The Canadian Press

    At first glance, the mid-century, three-level Winnipeg home was everything that Sarah Fehr and her fiancee had been looking for.

    Banks and insurers increasingly shy away from former grow ops, brokers say

    At first glance, the mid-century, three-level Winnipeg home was everything that Sarah Fehr and her fiancee had been looking for.

  • Seven things to avoid when buying a new car Yahoo Finance Canada

    You only do this every few years. The dealers sell countless cars every day. Recognize that you're at a huge disadvantage.

    Car sales continue to rise

    You only do this every few years. The dealers sell countless cars every day. Recognize that you're at a huge disadvantage.

  • Seniors going bankrupt in soaring numbers CBC

    Judy Southon never imagined it would come to this. She and her husband Vic had good jobs, raised a son and were homeowners. But after a run of bad luck, the 67-year-old wound up deep in debt and had to …

    Seniors going bankrupt in soaring numbers

    Judy Southon never imagined it would come to this. She and her husband Vic had good jobs, raised a son and were homeowners. But after a run of bad luck, the 67-year-old wound up deep in debt and had to declare bankruptcy.

  • Alberta's new greenhouse gas rules costly, says energy industry CBC

    Alberta's business leaders say the new governments' plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and raise corporate taxes will be costly for the industry.

    Alberta's new greenhouse gas rules costly, says energy industry

    Alberta's business leaders say the new governments' plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and raise corporate taxes will be costly for the industry.

  • Alberta and the oil crash, 1 year later CBC

    It's not exactly a happy anniversary for Albertans, but it was a year ago this week that the slide in oil prices began.

    Oilsands greenhouse gas growing too fast to curb

    It's not exactly a happy anniversary for Albertans, but it was a year ago this week that the slide in oil prices began.

  • IKEA to test new retail format in Britain Reuters

    KEA Group plans to trial a new small-format store in Britain as it seeks to extend its reach across the country, the world's largest furniture retailer said on Wednesday.

    Trollies are seen outside an IKEA store in Wembley, north London

    KEA Group plans to trial a new small-format store in Britain as it seeks to extend its reach across the country, the world's largest furniture retailer said on Wednesday.

  • Greek deal or not, the euro is now a different beast Reuters

    By invoking a Greek euro exit as a possible outcome of failed bailout negotiations, European governments have effectively rewritten a key tenet of the shared currency - and maybe even for the better.

    Picture illustration shows Euro currency logo reflected in a person's eye, in the central Bosnian town of Zenica

    By invoking a Greek euro exit as a possible outcome of failed bailout negotiations, European governments have effectively rewritten a key tenet of the shared currency - and maybe even for the better.

  • World Bank promises loan of up to $500 million for quake-hit Nepal Reuters

    The World Bank on Tuesday pledged up to half a billion dollars to help Nepal rebuild after two earthquakes killed nearly 9,000 people there in April and May, leveling homes and pushing hundreds of thousands …

    People manually demolish the wreckage of collapsed houses following the April earthquake in Bhaktapur

    The World Bank on Tuesday pledged up to half a billion dollars to help Nepal rebuild after two earthquakes killed nearly 9,000 people there in April and May, leveling homes and pushing hundreds of thousands of people deeper into poverty.

  • Five best cars picks for new grads Yahoo Finance Canada

    If you're looking for wheels, the smartest advice is try public transit, but if that isn't an option...

    2015 Lancer SE

    If you're looking for wheels, the smartest advice is try public transit, but if that isn't an option...

  • 'Should I stay or should I go': Twitter turns to The Clash on Grexit Reuters

    Twitter is trying to lighten up the Greek debt crisis with the hashtag #grexit_songs, inviting participants to come up with music related to the possibility of Greece being forced to leave the euro zo …

    A picture illustration shows Twitter's logo reflected in a person's eye, in central Bosnian town of Zenica

    Twitter is trying to lighten up the Greek debt crisis with the hashtag #grexit_songs, inviting participants to come up with music related to the possibility of Greece being forced to leave the euro zone.

  • News guide: A brief overview of Greece's financial problems and how it got here The Canadian Press

    ATHENS, Greece - Greece is holding an emergency meeting with its financial rescue creditors in the hope of getting more loans. Without a deal, it could default on its debts as soon as next week, which …

    News guide: A brief overview of Greece's financial problems and how it got here

    ATHENS, Greece - Greece is holding an emergency meeting with its financial rescue creditors in the hope of getting more loans. Without a deal, it could default on its debts as soon as next week, which ...

  • Canada Pension Plan misdial could win you a Caribbean cruise CBC

    You call a 1-800 number looking for information about the Canada Pension Plan and before you know it, you've won a complimentary Caribbean cruise to the Bahamas. You've just been snagged in a marketing …

    Canada Pension Plan misdial could win you a Caribbean cruise

    You call a 1-800 number looking for information about the Canada Pension Plan and before you know it, you've won a complimentary Caribbean cruise to the Bahamas. You've just been snagged in a marketing strategy that authorities say relies on clumsy dialing and high pressure tactics. Alex Mason, a producer with CBC's Mainstreet, …

  • Experts calling for more data on foreign investment in Canadian real estate The Canadian Press

    There is scant data available on how many foreign investors are snatching up Canadian homes, and experts say the knowledge gap needs to be filled if policy makers hope to maintain the stability of the …

    Home for sale sign hangs in front of a house in Oakton, on the day the National Association of Realtors issues its Pending Home Sales for February report, in Virginia

    There is scant data available on how many foreign investors are snatching up Canadian homes, and experts say the knowledge gap needs to be filled if policy makers hope to maintain the stability of the country's real estate market.

  • Ideal conditions for more Vancouver tech IPOs as resource sector struggles The Canadian Press

    Vancouver's high-tech sector is poised to cash in on Canada's public listing boom.

    Ideal conditions for more Vancouver tech IPOs as resource sector struggles

    Vancouver's high-tech sector is poised to cash in on Canada's public listing boom.

  • Toyota in damage control mode after American exec arrested Reuters

    Toyota Motor Corp moved into damage control mode on Friday after its new communications chief Julie Hamp, an American and its first senior woman executive, was arrested on suspicion of illegally bringing …

    Toyota Motor Corp's Managing Officer and Chief Communications Officer Julie Hamp speaks to media during a news conference in  Nagoya, central Japan

    Toyota Motor Corp moved into damage control mode on Friday after its new communications chief Julie Hamp, an American and its first senior woman executive, was arrested on suspicion of illegally bringing pain killers into Japan just two months after her appointment.