Friday, March 22, 2019

British Airways’ parent company buys shares in Norwegian Air, sparking takeover bid rumours

Shares in Norwegian, the rapidly expanding low-cost airline, have soared by one-fifth after IAG called its rival an “attractive investment” and sparked rumours...

Pro-Orban magazine lists Hungarian investigative journalists and refugee advocates among ‘mercenaries of Soros’

A Hungarian magazine published Thursday more than 200 names of people it claims are likely part a group that Prime Minister Viktor Orban calls "mercenaries" paid by U.S.-Hungarian billionaire philanthropist George...

Quiet, efficient and under the radar: Bayern Munich could yet make the most noise...

Rarely are teams of Bayern Munich’s stature happy to be held to tepid goalless draws in their own backyard. But at almost exactly the...

The youngest person to travel to every country on Earth has launched a ‘travel...

The youngest man to travel to every country in the world wants to make conquering the globe easier for everyone else – and...

Independent coffee shops call for major chains to offer more sustainable cups

A group of independent coffee shops has called on major chains to offer more sustainable cups. To mark the start of London Coffee Festival,...

Goldman Sachs might not have built European HQ in London if it had known...

Goldman Sachs might not have chosen to build its new European headquarters in London if the decision had been made after Brexit, the bank's...

Can British Airways owner IAG fly off with Norwegian and its low cost model?

Can British Airways owner International Airlines Group (IAG) make a deal for Norwegian Air fly? It has turned up unannounced in the low cost carrier’s...

Metro Bank chairman faces rebellion after handing millions to wife’s company

Metro Bank chairman Vernon Hill is facing the prospect of an embarrassing shareholder rebellion after an investor hit out at more than £21m...

Mothercare: could hiring some mothers to run the thing fix its problems?

What’s wrong with Mothercare?  A revolving door of CEOs have been trying to answer that question. So far none of them have got even...

‘Semi-infinite’ trove of rare-earth metals found in Japanese waters

Scientists have found rare-earth metals required to produce high-tech products ranging from mobile phones to electric cars, in Japanese waters.  It is estimated the newly discovered trove could supply...

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