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Transocean offers $1.43 billion for Norway’s Aker Drilling

Global offshore drilling group Transocean said on Monday it will offer $1.43 billion to acquire Aker
Drilling, which currents runs two rigs in Norwegian waters.

Coop takes ‘overpriced’ products off shelves

Coop takes ‘overpriced’ products off shelves

Swiss retailer Coop has taken the extraordinary step of removing the products of several major international manufacturers that have refused to reduce their prices despite making massive profits from a buoyant Swiss franc.

‘Sex box’ to get new name as parents revolt

‘Sex box’ to get new name as parents revolt

Officials in Basel have agreed to rename the "sex box" after receiving some 3,000 letters of protest from parents angered by the controversial trove of wooden penises and fabric vaginas set to be used in a new sex education programme for playschool and primary school kids.