Billionaire Boss Leaves Secretary €75 Million in His Will
Oct27

Billionaire Boss Leaves Secretary €75 Million in His Will

An Italian billionaire has left €75 million of his fortune to his former secretary.   ‘Behind every great man is…a great secretary’ or so thought Bernardo Caprotti, one of Italy’s richest entrepreneurs who left the majority of his fortune to Germana Chiodi, his secretary since 1968.   Founder and owner of the Italian retail store chain ‘Esselunga’, Bernardo Caprotti created the first supermarket chain in Italy and his...

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Why Toyota Is Recalling 5.8 Million Cars Worldwide
Oct26

Why Toyota Is Recalling 5.8 Million Cars Worldwide

Toyota has announced that it is recalling 5.8 million more cars across the globe over potentially faulty airbag inflators made by Takata. Carmakers worldwide are leading the industry’s biggest-ever recall after parts supplier Takata, under pressure from U.S. authorities, agreed earlier this year to declare more of its air bags as defective in the United States and other countries. The latest recall comes as part of an ongoing...

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Geopolitical Uncertainty is Causing Policymakers to be Worried about the Global Economic Outlook
Oct13

Geopolitical Uncertainty is Causing Policymakers to be Worried about the Global Economic Outlook

The uncertainties in the global geopolitical landscape are already making investors jittery and many investors are seeking refuge in safe-haven investments such as gold. However, it might appear that individual investors are being irrationally scared. Yet, the actions of institutional investors in the futures market as they hedge their positions suggests that the fears about economic uncertainty is real. This piece seeks to draw...

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Passengers outraged as airline weighs passengers at check-in
Oct07

Passengers outraged as airline weighs passengers at check-in

Hawaiian Airlines has drawn complaints following a new passenger weight policy. Two American Samoan business men have filed complaints with the United States transport regulator after they were weighed before boarding a flight from American Samoa to Honolulu. Hawaiian Airlines introduced its new policy of weighing passengers at check-in so that seats can be allocated to manage weight across the cabin. However, one of the businessmen...

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World Public Opinion on Donald Trump, according to Google
Oct06

World Public Opinion on Donald Trump, according to Google

Donald Trump has been making headlines around the world on a daily basis. In the USA, opinions are still strongly divided on the former TV personality with Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton running neck-and-neck in many of the national polls. With this in mind, we decided to find out what other countries around the world thought of Donald Trump with regards to their Google keyword searches: France: ‘Why is Donald Trump so angry?’...

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Man Mauled by Grizzly Bear Lives to Tell his Story [video]
Oct03

Man Mauled by Grizzly Bear Lives to Tell his Story [video]

A man who sustained multiple injuries after being mauled twice by a grizzly bear has related his terrifying ordeal on Facebook. In a graphic description, Todd Orr from Montana, said: “The force of each bite was like a sledgehammer with teeth.” It began when the 50-year-old set out for a morning walk on Saturday. Realising the danger, he said, “I hollered out ‘hey bear’ about every 30 seconds so as to not...

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