'Egyptian Popeye' Shows Off 31-inch Biceps

Nov. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Bodybuilder Moustafa Ismail, a 24-year-old Egyptian who lives in Massachusetts, is trying to get the Guinness World Records to certify that he has the biggest arms in the world. "They call me Popeye, the Egyptian Popeye," he told the Associated Press.

French, Spanish Inflation Falls Short of ECB Target
14:08 - French growth rebounded in the third quarter as part of a start-stop expansion that leaves Europe’s second-largest economy lagging its neighbors such as Spain. Gross domestic product in France expanded 0.2 percent in the three months through September after shrinking 0.1 percent in the previous period, national statistics office Insee said Friday. That compares with a 0.3 percent increase predicted by economists in a Bloomberg survey. The Spanish economy grew 0.7 percent in the period, in line with estimates in a separate poll. HSBC European Economist Fabio Balboni discusses with Mark Barton on "Bloomberg Surveillance."
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