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....Lloyd’s headquarters will remain in London, but its chief executive, Inga Beale, will regularly visit the Brussels hub, alongside the market’s other overseas offices. The new subsidiary will be similar to its Dubai office, which serves clients in the Middle East and north Africa, and its China company based in Beijing, which operates with 26 underwriting divisions. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... . It covers inbound flights on airlines operating out of 10 airports in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... . Its European business, including the UK, as well as its Asian, Middle East and African operations would see no impact, helped by the firm securing $800m (£650m) of extra financing, Toshiba said. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. Amazon has made its first move into the Middle East after agreeing to buy the region's largest online retailer, Souq. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Back in 2010, then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the Obama administration was "inclined" towards approval based on an assessment of environmental and economic impacts. For several years Mr Obama remained conflicted over the project, torn between opting for dirty-but-secure Canadian oil over cleaner-but-vulnerable Middle Eastern sources. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....The SFO is also close to making a decision on whether to formally charge Barclays and former senior executives at the bank over a £7. 3bn bailout from the Middle East at the height of the financial crisis. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Lloyd’s of London will move jobs to new Brussels office image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of March 2017 05:21:41 PM
....Lloyd’s headquarters will remain in London, but its chief executive, Inga Beale, will regularly visit the Brussels hub, alongside the market’s other overseas offices. The new subsidiary will be similar to its Dubai office, which serves clients in the Middle East and north Africa, and its China company based in Beijing, which operates with 26 underwriting divisions. ...
Toshiba's Westinghouse files for US bankruptcy image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of March 2017 07:15:32 AM
.... . Its European business, including the UK, as well as its Asian, Middle East and African operations would see no impact, helped by the firm securing $800m (£650m) of extra financing, Toshiba said. ...
Laptop cabin ban 'ineffective' says IATA image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 07:13:47 PM
.... . It covers inbound flights on airlines operating out of 10 airports in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey. ...
Amazon to buy Middle East online retailer Souq image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 10:08:10 AM
. Amazon has made its first move into the Middle East after agreeing to buy the region's largest online retailer, Souq. ...
Tesco and Serious Fraud Office near to deal over accounting scandal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 05:46:01 PM
....The SFO is also close to making a decision on whether to formally charge Barclays and former senior executives at the bank over a £7. 3bn bailout from the Middle East at the height of the financial crisis. ...
Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 12:30:53 PM
....Back in 2010, then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the Obama administration was "inclined" towards approval based on an assessment of environmental and economic impacts. For several years Mr Obama remained conflicted over the project, torn between opting for dirty-but-secure Canadian oil over cleaner-but-vulnerable Middle Eastern sources. ...
UK millionaires think Brexit will make them even richer, survey finds image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 06:35:35 AM
....2m) in assets – is expected to increase by 30% to 12,310 over the next decade. Liam Bailey, Knight Frank’s head of research, said London would remain “the city of choice” for the super-rich from Asia and the Middle East despite concerns over Brexit. ...
UK flight ban on electronic devices announced image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 04:34:26 PM
.... . It is not the result of a specific, identified terrorist plot, but of mounting concern in US and British intelligence circles at the ongoing interest amongst jihadist groups in the Middle East in blowing up a passenger plane in mid-air. ...
Google boss says sorry for extremist content image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 01:50:02 PM
. Matt Brittin, head of Google - the owner of YouTube - in Europe, Middle East and Africa, has promised to take action after advertising appeared next to extremist content on the video site. ...
Head of Google Europe apologises over ads on extremist content image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 12:23:08 PM
....Google’s European chief has publicly apologised after online adverts for major brands appeared next to extremist material, but declined to say whether the company would begin actively seeking out such content and taking action against it. Matt Brittin, Google’s head of Europe, the Middle East and Africa, told the Advertising Week Europe conference in London on Monday: “I want to start by saying sorry to the brands affected by this. ...
Google braces for questions as more big-name firms pull adverts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 03:24:45 PM
....GroupM’s chief digital officer, Rob Norman, told Sky News that Google should apologise publicly to companies whose reputation has been “compromised”. Mark Howe, head of Google’s agencies business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, will also speak at Advertising Week Europe. ...
Cathay Pacific sees first annual loss in eight years image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 05:47:20 AM
....The airline's shares fell by 7% in early trading, but then recovered. Cathay Pacific is facing fierce rivalry from mainland Chinese and Middle Eastern airlines that are expanding rapidly in the region. ...
Rags to revolution image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 12:12:14 AM
....It is also not true that Gutenberg single-handedly created mass literacy. It was common 600 or 700 years earlier in the Abbasid Caliphate, spanning the Middle East and North Africa. ...
Trump faces formidable institutional obstacles – so what can he do? | Barry Eichengreen image
.... He can invoke the International Emergency Economic Powers Act of 1977 on the grounds that the loss of jobs to Mexico and China constitutes an economic emergency. He can even invoke the Trading with the Enemy Act of 1917 on the grounds that the US has special forces active in the Middle East. ...
Brexit budget: what leave and remain voters in Hull and London want image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 08:23:59 AM
.... Its bookings started rising straight after the referendum, says group commercial director Hasnain Alloo. “There is no doubt that the fall in value of the pound has made the city appealing to foreign travellers, particularly those from the US, Middle East and China,” said Alloo. ...
London to remain a 'magnet for global superrich despite Brexit' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 01:46:10 PM
....2m) in assets – is expected to increase by 30% to 12,310 over the next decade. Liam Bailey, Knight Frank’s head of research, said London would remain “the city of choice” for the superrich from the Asia and the Middle East despite concerns over Brexit. ...
US tourism experiences a 'Trump slump' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 01:09:45 PM
....5% (excluding China), according to Forward Keys. The analyst says that the Trump travel ban “is putting off people travelling to the US from many regions of the world, beyond the Middle East”. ...
German budget surplus highest since 1990 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 02:29:14 PM
Global arms trade reaches highest point since cold war era image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of February 2017 12:02:22 AM
. The global transfer of major weapons systems rose over the past five years to the highest volume since the end of the cold war as the Middle East nearly doubled its imports, according to an annual report on arms sales. ...
A London penthouse for £60,000. No, not to buy – that's the weekly rent image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of February 2017 09:00:35 AM
.... Another three Rollers were waiting under cover in the building’s dedicated garage. The penthouse is a favourite of celebrities and Middle Eastern royalty, according to the agents marketing it. ...
Trump's changed stance on Nato, will he sober up about IMF and WTO? | Barry Eichengreen image
.... Among his most controversial campaign statements were some suggesting that Nato was obsolete, a position that bodes ill for his attitude to other multilateral organisations and alliances. Last week, however, Trump stepped back, reassuring an audience at US Central Command in Tampa, Florida (the headquarters for US forces that operate in the Middle East). ...
Foreign billionaires in London choosing to rent to avoid stamp duty image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of February 2017 04:04:20 PM
....The agents said £3,000 a week would not come close to the cost of renting an apartment in One Hyde Park or other luxury developments, but would secure a large house or flat in Belgravia or Mayfair. They said the vast majority of renters in the £3,000-plus bracket were from overseas, particularly the Middle East and the US. ...
Does UK’s lucrative arms trade come at the cost of political repression? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of February 2017 06:00:37 AM
.... It is now more than six years since the start of the uprisings that became known as the Arab spring. Far from leading to a flourishing of democracy across authoritarian countries in the Middle East and north Africa, the political turmoil caused many to descend into chaos. ...
Trump means happy days are here again for the UK’s arms exporters | Paul Rogers image
....As the war expands, May will be put under heavy pressure to ensure Britain takes a larger role. For all Trump’s emphasis on making America great again, it is still essential to avoid war in the Middle East being seen purely as a US venture. ...
UK and EU heading for economic cold war, says Italian minister image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 30th of January 2017 07:00:46 AM
....”. His first concerns included Libya and Turkey, where he said any increase in instability threatened to “drag us into it, into the confusion of the Middle East”. ...
Free range eggs may have to be renamed because of bird flu restrictions image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 25th of January 2017 01:07:22 PM
....6 million poultry birds were destroyed. As well as affecting 18 countries in Europe, H5N8 has been found in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. ...
Citigroup plans new operations away from London after Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 24th of January 2017 07:49:23 PM
....The US bank, which employs 9,000 people in the UK, has been in discussions with the authorities in Ireland, Italy, France, Spain, Germany and the Netherlands as potential locations for the new operation it is preparing in anticipation of losing access to the remaining 27 members of the EU once the UK leaves the trading bloc. James Cowles, who runs Citi’s operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, said a decision would be made in the first half of the year. ...
'Europe's fate is in our hands': Angela Merkel's defiant reply to Trump image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 16th of January 2017 07:54:18 PM
....Other senior members of Merkel’s government were quick to defend Germany’s policies after Trump criticised the chancellor’s handling of the refugee crisis and threatened a 35% tariff on BMW cars imported to the US. Responding to Trump’s comments that Merkel had made an “utterly catastrophic mistake by letting all these illegals into the country”, the deputy chancellor and minister for the economy, Sigmar Gabriel, said the increase in the number of people fleeing the Middle East to seek asylum in Europe had partially been a result of US-led wars destabilising the region. ...
Silk Road route back in business as China train rolls into London image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 14th of January 2017 08:45:05 PM
.... “The city’s early trade was mostly with markets in Asia, Africa, Latin America and eastern Europe. From the sprawling container markets of the former Soviet Union to the bazaars of the Middle East, commodities purchased in Yiwu have both made and unmade people’s lives. ...
Lord Marland: ‘People are obsessed with free trade agreements’ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 13th of January 2017 07:30:11 AM
....“It is a totally different state of mind to when I first started in business. We thought of nothing about getting on an aeroplane and going to do a deal in the Middle East or America,” Marland says. ...
Jaguar Land Rover and Rolls-Royce car sales rise image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 07:24:06 AM
....Rolls-Royce - which is owned by BMW - has seen record sales in the US, Japan, the UK and Germany. The only market where conditions were difficult was the Middle East, "where consumer demand for all luxury goods was dampened by economic and political uncertainty". ...
We name this ship Brexit Britain - yacht firms toast booming market image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 07:10:48 PM
....Sheriff, who was previously managing director of supercar maker McLaren Automative, described his customers as “very wealthy people with a passion for boating”. He said demand was fast growing among Middle Eastern buyers and people from eastern European countries. ...
Ascential to sell Drapers and Nursing Times as it ditches 'heritage' brands image
....The publisher, which made an £800m stock market flotation in February last year, said it was selling off the 13 titles to focus on its “largest brands and those with the highest growth potential”. The titles, which are being hived off into a separate business while buyers are sought, include Construction News, Health Service Journal, Local Government Chronicle and Middle Eastern Economic Digest (MEED). ...
How to make the most of booming Britain as the stock market hits record highs image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 12:01:00 AM
....Booming UK markets could crash back to earth because of threats abroad, such as more strife in the eurozone, a Chinese meltdown, or president-elect Donald Trump triggering a global trade war. Sheridan Admans , investment research manager at The Share Centre, said other dangers include political tension in the Middle East and rising oil prices, but the global economy should continue to grow regardless. ...
UK manufacturing growth at a 30-month high, says PMI survey image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 11:26:49 AM
....New export business rose for the seventh successive month in December as exports were helped by the pound’s sharp drop against the euro, dollar and other currencies, which makes UK goods cheaper in overseas markets. The PMI report, which surveys more than 600 companies in the manufacturing sector, found they reported a pick-up in demand from the US, Europe, China, Middle East, India and other Asian markets. ...
Will Donald Trump's election put America first and global conflict next? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 08:33:31 AM
....That US-led global order has enabled 70 years of prosperity. It rests on market-oriented regimes of trade liberalisation, increased capital mobility, and appropriate social welfare policies; backed by American security guarantees in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, through Nato and various other alliances. ...
Business confidence stabilises but Brexit jitters linger image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 12:01:38 AM
....On a more positive note, there has been a jump in businesses expecting to export to Asia, bolstered by the weaker pound. The net balance of firms anticipating stronger export sales in the next six months rose for all regions, from the US/Canada, the Middle East, Latin America, Africa and Asia Pacific to Europe. ...
Surging stock markets say Trump is a conman and May a phoney | Andrew Rawnsley image
.... One of the most inexperienced and erratic personalities ever to occupy the Oval Office – and that’s the PG version of his character – will take office at a time of severe geopolitical turbulence. The agonies of Syria are part of a wider proxy war in the Middle East in which Russia, Turkey, Iran, Saudi Arabia and the Gulf states are all participants. ...
Google: Our job to help remove hate and harmful content image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of December 2016 01:50:44 AM
. Matt Brittin, the head of Google's Europe, Middle East and Africa business has acknowledged that Google has a role to play in removing hateful or harmful content from the internet. ...
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Work-life balance image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of December 2016 12:02:13 AM
.... . Matt Brittin, president of Europe, the Middle East and Africa for Google and father of two sons, said balance was possible because he loved his job. ...
Boxing Day footfall tumbles as shoppers go online image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 26th of December 2016 07:12:36 PM
.... The pound’s weakness has meant tourists’ spending money here stretches further and official figures show a jump in watch and jewellery sales after the Brexit vote. Ward said the weak pound was only part of the picture in the pickup in spending at Harrods by visitors from China, Thailand, Malaysia, the US and the Middle East. ...
Telecoms giant to buy stake in cab-hailing firm Careem image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 18th of December 2016 03:21:20 PM
....Saudi Arabia's main phone company, STC, plans to buy a 10% stake in cab-hailing firm Careem. Based in Dubai, Careem is a rival to Uber and has developed a strong presence in the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan. ...
Ed Miliband joins call for soft Brexit as conflict in Labour grows image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 10th of December 2016 08:47:34 PM
.... The Tories were up three points on 42%, a commanding 17% lead. On Saturday, the Labour leader endured an uncomfortable afternoon when his speech was interrupted by Syria protesters, led by veteran campaigner Peter Tatchell, calling for Labour to take a stronger stand against Russian intervention in the Middle East. ...
Carillion blames Whitehall upheaval after Brexit vote for orders fall image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of December 2016 01:53:24 PM
....59bn. Carillion said it had also been affected by a slower pace of contract awards from the Middle East, particularly in Oman, as governments in the region cut spending in response to low oil prices. ...
UK office construction forecast to plunge after Brexit vote image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of December 2016 02:29:49 PM
....While the Brexit vote came as a shock in June, other events such as the election of Donald Trump in the US and the upcoming elections in France and Germany next year meant that the UK is regarded as somewhat less risky than before, he added. With London property so expensive, investors from the Middle East have been hunting for cheaper deals outside the capital, in places such as Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Bristol. ...
Brexit: Theresa May 'ambitious' over deal with EU image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 5th of December 2016 08:59:45 PM
....The prime minister has said she intends to invoke Article 50 by the end of March. On Tuesday, Mrs May continued her trip to the Middle East by visiting HMS Ocean - the Royal Navy's flagship in the Gulf. ...
Ethical gifts: think of others when you think of others this Christmas image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 3rd of December 2016 06:59:15 AM
....5m to 46,400 entrepreneurs, helping people in Togo, Benin, Cambodia, Vietnam, Ecuador, Pakistan, Philippines, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Rwanda and, now, the occupied Palestinian territories. While Care International works extensively across the Middle East, this is Lendwithcare’s first activity in the region. ...
UK manufacturing sector growth 'slows in November' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 1st of December 2016 10:24:02 AM
....The weakening of the pound following the Brexit vote pushed up costs for manufacturers. However, firms reported more demand from the US, Europe, and the Middle East for business. ...
Oil future image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of November 2016 12:15:09 AM
.... And that is where the devil lies. Opec currently consists of 14 members, more than half of them in the Middle East and North Africa, including the organisation's biggest player, Saudi Arabia. ...
10 economic consequences of Donald Trump's election win image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 28th of November 2016 01:18:08 PM
.... China’s inevitable dominance in Asia could be accepted, provided it avoids outright wars with Japan, Taiwan, and other countries whose security is, in theory, guaranteed by treaties with the US. The Middle East is bound to remain a cauldron of geopolitical unrest; but, even here, Trump’s preference for local strongmen over “democracy promotion” could restore a degree of stability (at the cost of human rights). ...
May just about manages to hold CBI's attention - thanks to a moth image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 21st of November 2016 07:09:05 PM
.... The half hour of verbal wallpaper passed with all the edge of some late night radio smooth classics. In an earlier session, Nicola Mendelsohn, Facebook’s vice president for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, had somehow managed to deliver a presentation on the importance of disruption in modern business while appearing to be absolutely terrified by it. ...
Facebook to increase UK employees by 500 in 2017 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 21st of November 2016 01:02:05 AM
....Ms Mendelsohn announced the expansion at the Confederation of British Industry conference. "Many of those new roles will be high-skilled engineering jobs as the UK is home to our largest engineering base outside of the US," said Ms Mendelsohn, who is vice-president for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Facebook. ...
SFO asks for private hearing in unfair dismissal claim by ex-Barclays banker image
.... It added that an alternative would be “for the parties not [to] be permitted to refer to the contents of the claimant’s interview by the SFO in these proceedings”. The SFO has said it will decide by March 2017 whether to bring charges in connection to the events in 2008 when Barclays avoided a taxpayer bailout by raising £7bn from investors, including in the Middle East. ...
In fighting to protect jobs and workers, let's not get caught up in xenophobia | Greg Jericho image
....Already here we have seen an enormous slippage into barely disguised racism. This week, the minister for immigration, Peter Dutton, suggested in an interview with Andrew Bolt that Australia’s migration program of the 1970s under Malcolm Fraser, under which refugees arrived from places such as Lebanon, was a mistake linked with foreign fighters travelling to the Middle East. ...
Easyjet profits tumble after year of 'challenges' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of November 2016 07:28:21 AM
.... And the FTSE 100 company will be retain its London listing and Luton headquarters. EasyJet has bases across 11 UK airports and flies more than 830 routes on its network across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. ...
Starbucks reports record annual profit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 4th of November 2016 01:12:18 AM
.... . In Europe, the Middle East and Africa, sales dropped by 1% during the fourth quarter, while in China and Asia Pacific, sales were up by 1%. ...
Wage gap image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 1st of November 2016 12:17:12 AM
.... . The foreman, who only gave his name as Franco, said he had travelled extensively with the company, particularly in the Middle East, and had almost always used teams of labourers who came into the country with the company. ...
Coke revenues continue to lose their fizz image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of October 2016 02:23:09 PM
.... . The Latin America and Europe, Middle East and Africa regions both posted a 4% slide in sales, although North America had 3% growth and Asia rose 4%. ...
Airport expansion image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 24th of October 2016 11:07:50 PM
...." . Heathrow's most important rival comes not in Europe but in the Middle East, where Dubai has taken advantage of its location to become a major hub airport - overtaking Heathrow as the world's busiest international airport, and could soon become the busiest airport overall. ...
Heathrow flyers climb ahead of expansion decision image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 20th of October 2016 07:15:19 AM
....However, after exceptional items were taken into account, it reported a loss of £293m for the nine-month period, compared with a £552m profit a year earlier. Long haul traffic was boosted by people flying to the Middle East and Asia Pacific but short-haul fell after Virgin Little Red, which served domestic flyers, ended its operations last year. ...
Ericsson warns of 94% dive in profit as sales fall image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of October 2016 10:23:12 AM
....It follows a challenging period for the firm which has missed analysts' forecasts for five consecutive quarters. The firm - which is the world's biggest maker of mobile network equipment - has seen sales fall in regions with struggling economies such as Brazil, Russia and the Middle East. ...
Boeing receives order for 40 planes from Qatar image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 7th of October 2016 01:41:55 AM
.... . There was a suggestion that the Qatar government may have delayed the Boeing passenger jet order to put pressure on the US to approve a deal for Boeing fighter jets to the Middle Eastern country - a deal which the Americans now look set to approve. ...
The £4,000 a week student flat where Fresh Meat meets Monopoly image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 26th of September 2016 12:53:19 PM
....Landlords are keen to let to them as parents typically pay the whole year upfront and pay for cleaners and other staff who help keep the properties in good condition. Most of the luxury homes on Park Lane are now lived in by student offspring of wealthy families from the Middle East, the agents said. ...
Football's first lady image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 23rd of September 2016 08:59:45 PM
.... . The Jordan competition is the first time a Middle Eastern country will host an international women's football competition. ...
Tony Blair to close most of his commercial ventures image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of September 2016 04:57:01 PM
....Mr Blair, who is 63, was prime minister between 1997 and 2007. After stepping down, he served as a Middle East envoy for eight years. ...
Stuck on board image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of September 2016 03:55:12 PM
.... Little did they know that their trip was about to come to a grinding halt. The previous months had been business as usual - the ship got back from its regular route to South America and was now headed for the Middle East, merely stopping over in Singapore. ...
Ex-BHS boss to lead women's fashion retailer LK Bennett image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of September 2016 07:14:31 AM
....Mr Bensoussan has been with LK Bennett for eight years and only planned to serve as chief executive until the company found a replacement. The retailer has 114 shops in the UK and Ireland, including a recently opened concession in Harrods, as well as stores in the US and Middle East. ...
A slice of the pie image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of September 2016 03:34:13 PM
....The public debate is seen by many as little more than political theatre. In 2011, as in previous years, every Apple product sold in Europe, Middle East, Africa and India was recorded as a sale by Apple Sales International in Ireland. ...
Amazon moves into takeaway food delivery image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of September 2016 11:04:21 AM
....99 a month or £79 a year, and offers unlimited one-day delivery, free music streaming and other services. Amazon listed more than 100 restaurants including large operators such as Strada, specialist chains like the Middle Eastern-themed Comptoir Libanais and the Michelin-starred Indian restaurant Benares, based in Mayfair. ...
Apple tax ruling 'must not stand' says Enda Kenny image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of September 2016 08:32:46 AM
....The ruling itself is confidential. In 2011, as in previous years, every Apple product sold in Europe, Middle East, Africa and India was recorded as a sale by Apple Sales International in Ireland. ...
Front line football image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 2nd of September 2016 01:18:24 AM
....Floodlights should hopefully boost interest next season, with the ability to sell the game to a prime-time TV audience. James Montague has visited another war-torn country, Syria, to report on football there, and has written a book When Friday Comes, about football in the Middle East. ...
Pound jumps as UK manufacturing activity rebounds image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 1st of September 2016 09:34:50 AM
...."The August PMI data indicate a solid rebound in the performance of the UK manufacturing sector from the steep downturn that followed the EU referendum," said Rob Dobson, senior economist at IHS Markit. "The domestic market showed a marked recovery, especially for consumer products, while the recent depreciation of sterling drove higher inflows of new business from the US, Europe, Scandinavia, Middle East and Asia," he added. ...
Croc of gold image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of August 2016 11:01:30 PM
....Almost 85% of exports go to China, Hong Kong and Taiwan combined. The next biggest export market is the wider Middle East region. ...
London's elite 'pushed out of exclusive postcodes by super rich' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of August 2016 05:38:40 PM
....“The consequences are clearly further property price increases, gentrification and ultimately displacement in areas of London that are not ‘elite’ or prime at all,” Glucksberg said. This process of displacement by Middle Eastern, Asian and East European buyers was leading to feelings of “both overt and covert racism”, she added. ...
Uber suspends services in Abu Dhabi image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 28th of August 2016 11:42:57 PM
....Both Careem and Uber said that services in neighbouring Dubai were operating as normal. Uber has been investing heavily in the Middle East, helped by a recent $3. ...
Pawn addiction image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 26th of August 2016 08:25:17 PM
....Admittedly it uses pink sapphires to fasten it, and white gold for the lock. "There are certainly pieces that make sense at that level," says Matthew Rubinger, the head of handbags for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, at Christies in Hong Kong. ...
Cathay Pacific profits plunge amid fierce competition image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of August 2016 07:12:59 AM
.... . Cathay Pacific is also facing fierce competition from mainland Chinese and Middle Eastern airlines that are expanding rapidly in the region. ...
Cath Kidston continues advance as targets Latin America image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of August 2016 05:10:01 PM
....The company is expanding rapidly. Four new stores opened in the UK last year, one in China and 40 franchise stores, including its first Middle East stores. ...

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