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    One of the Bespoke Extended Wheelbase Phantoms as ordered by Stephen Hung.

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  • LONDON, July 31- Aero-engine maker Rolls-Royce said it was on track to return to growth next year, after profits fell as expected in the first half due to shrinking defence spending, a strong pound and a struggling marine business.

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  • UPDATE 1-Rolls-Royce says on track for full-year Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 2:45 AM ET

    LONDON, July 31- Engine maker Rolls-Royce said it was on track to return to growth next year, after reporting an expected 20 percent drop in first-half profit due to shrinking defence spending, currency headwinds and difficulties in its marine unit.

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