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Key dates for your 2005 diary.

US airlines to merge

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A $1.5 billion deal creating America's fifth-largest airline has been announced.

Duke powers into Cinergy

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Duke Energy has bought Cinergy for $9.1 billion in stock.

In-house specialist joins Homburger

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Homburger has recruited a former head of Siemens's antitrust group.

Kinsella chooses US firm

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Stephen Kinsella has announced where he will be going after his gardening leave ends in September.

Sabre makes a deal with Lastminute

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Sabre Holdings, the owner of online travel group Travelocity, is to acquire Lastminute.com plc for US$1.1 billion.

A&O and Ashurst cover gambling deal

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William Hill Plc has retained Allen & Overy LLP to advise on its acquisition of Stanley Leisure's betting shops.

Court cancels landmark Italian fine

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An appeal court in Lazio has quashed the €152 million fine imposed on Telecom Italia last November.

GCR hunts for outstanding enforcers

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GCR is inviting suggestions for a feature called: 'Enforcement officials that you don't know...but should.'

Lockheed and Boeing agree rocket venture

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US defence rivals Lockheed Martin and Boeing have agreed to a joint venture to build satellite launchers.