Qatar said mediators had secured a deal to prolong the temporary truce between Israel and Hamas by two days, Chinese fast-fashion group, Shein, has filed confidential paperwork for an initial public offering with the US securities regulator, and Tesla CEO Elon Musk is experiencing a bit of culture shock as he fights against union action in Sweden. Plus, the value of rare whiskies sold at auction has recorded the steepest fall in a decade other than during the pandemic.

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Israel-Hamas truce extended by 2 days, says Qatar

Chinese fast-fashion retailer Shein makes confidential filing for US IPO

Tesla wins interim decision against Swedish state over car number plates

Premium whisky prices slump as weak global economy hurts taste for luxury

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