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Most back to work after China shoe factory strike

A nearly two-week strike at a huge shoe factory in southern China appears to have ended after the Taiwan-backed company agreed to meet some of the workers' demands, including raising their living allowance and benefit payments.

Most back to work after China shoe factory strike
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Thousands of workers strike at China shoe factory

Tens of thousands of workers were on strike Wednesday at a factory in southern China which makes shoes for Nike and Adidas, rights groups and a worker said.

Thousands of workers strike at China shoe factory
Football: Nike overtake Adidas in World Cup teams battle
Football: Nike overtake Adidas in World Cup teams battle

Nike will supply the kit for more teams than Adidas for the first time ever at this year's World Cup finals.

Football: Nike overtake Adidas in World Cup teams battle
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'Sexist' Cup shirts withdrawn after Brazil complaint

Brazil forced the withdrawal of a line of World Cup shirts bearing suggestive motifs seen as harming the country's image.

'Sexist' Cup shirts withdrawn after Brazil complaint
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