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Anti-austerity strike snarls cities across Brazil

Major transport networks, schools and banks partially shut down across much of Brazil on Friday in what protesters called a general strike against austerity reforms in Latin America’s biggest country.

Scottish whisky exports boom post-referendum

Scottish whisky exports returned to growth for the first time in five years in 2016 thanks to a weaker pound after Britain voted for Brexit, official figures showed Friday.

Honda net profit up on easing airbag recall costs

Honda on Friday said annual net profit jumped 79 percent on a reduction in expenses related to a historic airbag recall by its main supplier and robust vehicle sales in the US and China.