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  • Boeing Co on Monday began installing reinforced lithium ion batteries on five grounded 787 jets owned by launch customer All Nippon Airways <9202.T>, starting a process that should make the first commercial Dreamliners ready to fly again in about a week.

     

  • UK corporate dividends fell sharply in the first quarter of 2013 when compared with the large one-off payouts seen a year ago, although underlying growth was still solid, a study showed on Monday.

     

  • Team by team analysis of Sunday's Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix (listed in championship order):

     

  • More than three years after the end of the global recession, sluggish activity across rich and poor economies is confounding policymakers who expected more by now and raising concerns that options for kick-starting growth are increasingly limited.

     

  • Small groups of protesters dodged police and tried to reach the homes of India's leaders in the capital New Delhi on Sunday, in a third day of protests after the alleged rape and torture of a five-year old girl.

     

  • Red Bull's Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel took a commanding victory in the Bahrain Grand Prix for the second year in a row on Sunday to extend his overall lead to 10 points after four races.

     

  • Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel won the Bahrain Grand Prix for the second year in a row for Red Bull on Sunday to extend his overall lead to 10 points after four races.

     

  • Russian businessman Alisher Usmanov has knocked Lakshmi Mittal off the top of this year's Sunday Times Rich List with a jump in his fortune to 13.3 billion pounds ($20.3 billion) after a tough year for the Indian steel magnate.

     

  • Pirelli are set to give Formula One teams an extra set of tyres to use in first practice on Fridays from next month's Spanish Grand Prix to provide more action for spectators and television viewers.

     

  • The Battle of Imphal/Kohima, when British troops fighting in horrendous jungle conditions turned the tide against the Japanese army in World War II, has been chosen as Britain's greatest battle.

     

  • Lower airfares, cheaper food and rising profit margins are among the benefits that should flow from tumbling oil and commodity prices - but only after a long lead time.

     

  • Global finance officials on Saturday endorsed a new World Bank goal to end extreme global poverty by 2030 and emphasized that its focus should be on ensuring that the poorest benefit from strong growth and rising prosperity in developing nations.

     

  • Force India made sure their cars got plenty of television exposure at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Saturday after Britain's Paul Di Resta qualified fifth with his German team mate Adrian Sutil sixth on the grid.

     

  • Germany's Nico Rosberg looked forward to 'kick-starting' his season after seizing Mercedes's second successive pole position in qualifying for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday.

     

  • Several dozen Chinese soldiers have set up a remote camp some 10 km (6 miles) inside territory claimed by India in the high altitude Himalayan desert of Ladakh, Indian police sources said, in a possible return to border tension between the Asian giants.

     

  • Germany's Nico Rosberg took Mercedes' second successive pole position in qualifying for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday.

     

  • Fernando Alonso sent his Ferrari into a spin but still emerged on top in final practice for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday.

     

  • Angry crowds demonstrated in India's capital on Saturday after a five-year-old girl was allegedly raped, tortured and kept in captivity for 40 hours, reviving memories of last December's brutal assault on a woman that shook the country.

     

  • Angry crowds demonstrated in India's capital on Saturday after a five-year-old girl was allegedly raped, tortured and kept in captivity for 40 hours, reviving memories of last December's brutal assault on a woman that shook the country.

     

  • The alleged rape of 5-year-old girl by a male neighbour in the Indian capital New Delhi triggered a protest march on Friday to a city hospital by her relatives and political activists, reawakening concerns about safety for women and girls.

     

  • Formula One 'Iceman' Kimi Raikkonen lapped fastest for Lotus in the Bahrain desert heat on Friday after Ferrari had set the early practice pace.

     

  • Formula One 'Iceman' Kimi Raikkonen lapped fastest for Lotus in the Bahrain desert heat on Friday after Ferrari had set the early practice pace.

     

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