Nestlé warned sales growth this year will be the weakest in at least two decades, giving activist investor Dan Loeb ammunition for his campaign to overhaul the world’s largest food firm, while Danone kept its 2017 goals despite a sales slowdown in the second quarter.
Fri, 28 Jul, 2017
The revelation that Robin Williams was suffering from the early stages of Parkinson’s disease along with severe depression at the time of his apparent suicide has drawn public attention to the correlation between the diseases.
Sat, 16 Aug, 2014
IT looks like we are relying on Brazil’s Samba stars to put some pizzazz into this World Cup after the Netherlands, the team tipped by many to provide the most entertaining football in the tournament, needed an own goal to edge Denmark in their opening game and failed to reach the heights expected of them.
Tue, 15 Jun, 2010
IT is probably inevitable that we will be told that the Chinese are exploiting the Olympic Games for their own political purposes, as if the Americans, the Germans, the Russians, the British, or all the others had not done so already.
Sat, 09 Aug, 2008
A TAM jet pulled out of an attempted landing today at Sao Paulo’s Congonhas airport, and federal prosecutors sought a court order to shut the entire airport - Brazil’s busiest – until the investigation into this week’s crash that killed at least 189 people is completed.
Thu, 19 Jul, 2007
BACK in the first week in January four prominent American political figures raised the need for the abolition of nuclear weapons. The issue was followed up this week in an article by Mikhail Gorbachev calling for urgent action.
Sat, 03 Feb, 2007