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Industrial

Total CEO's death: 'Criminal negligence'

Oct 21 2014 13:29

The air crash that killed Total's CEO Christophe de Margerie was caused by criminal negligence from senior airport officials, Russian investigators claim.

News

Africa needs more science, tech investment, says Pandor

Oct 21 2014 12:38

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has illustrated the need for investment in scientific research on the continent, Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor has said.

Multimedia

Property owners encouraged to sub-divide

Oct 21 2014 12:54

The good news is that local municipalities are encouraging and supporting more density in urban areas, says attorney Liora Bamberger.

Travel & Leisure

Lufthansa cancels thousands of flights

Oct 21 2014 11:38

Lufthansa says almost all its long-haul flights out of its main hub, Frankfurt, have been cancelled, as pilots refused to fly over retirement benefits.

Retail

Taste broadens its jewellery division

Oct 21 2014 11:37

Taste Holdings has acquired watch and jewellery retailer Arthur Kaplan to complement its strategy for competing in the upper income consumer market.

MyFin24

Pay devices cause duplicate card transactions

Oct 21 2014 12:28

Certain merchant pay point devices have caused duplicate card transactions to occur on the accounts of a number of consumers.

Industrial

Total CEO dies in Moscow plane crash

Oct 21 2014 11:02

The death of French oil major Total's CEO Christophe de Margerie leaves a void at a difficult time as oil prices fall amid competition from state-backed rivals.

Economy

India starts privatising coal mines

Oct 21 2014 10:46

India's government has pledged to open up its coal mining industry to private firms as Prime Minister Narenda Modi promised reforms to revive the ailing economy.

 

In other news

Asia shares mixed after China growth data

14 minutes ago

Asian markets have been mixed as data showing China's economy growing at its slowest pace in five years offset another positive lead from Wall Street.

Total: Global oil giant, pride of France

27 minutes ago

Total, left without a leader after the death of boss Christophe de Margerie in an air accident, is the biggest firm in France in terms of sales and profits.

European shares rally on ECB mulling bonds

38 minutes ago

Banks and shares in peripheral countries have led a European rally after reports that European Central Bank is considering buying corporate bonds.

Reckitt Benckiser sales hurt by sluggish markets

48 minutes ago

Sales growth at consumer goods maker Reckitt Benckiser has slowed more sharply than expected in the third quarter, hit by cooling emerging markets.

Facebook sues lawyers over bogus claim

Oct 21 2014 11:51

Facebook has sued lawyers who represented a man claiming he was entitled to a stake in the huge social network, saying they should have known he was a scam artist.

ECB looking at corporate bond buys - sources

Oct 21 2014 11:45

The European Central Bank is considering buying corporate bonds on the secondary market and may decide on the matter as soon as December, sources say.

UK needs to build extra 60 000 homes: Lloyds

Oct 21 2014 11:30

Lloyds Banking Group says at least 60 000 new homes need to be built in Britain every year above the current level of supply to ease the country's housing shortage.

Tesco stems sales decline

Oct 21 2014 11:15

Sales at Britain's Tesco, the leading grocer reeling from an accountancy scandal, has fallen over the last 12 weeks, industry data shows.

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