Tag Archives: Business/Finance

23Feb/15

Fashionistas descend on London

(BVO) – A fashion show – with a difference.

Naomi Campbell strutted her stuff at Somerset House in aid of her Fashion Against Ebola campaign.

A host of famous faces joined her including the Duchess of York and designer Vivienne Westwood – all raising money for a new ebola hospital in Sierra Leone.

London Fashion Week is now officially underway.
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23Feb/15

How many times can HSBC say sorry?

(BVO) – Can it get any worse for HSBC? On this evidence probably not.

Europe’s biggest bank reporting a 17 percent drop in annual profit as a tax evasion scandal at its private banking business in Switzerland continues to deepen.
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16Feb/15

Sweet tributes to Nutella billionaire

(Reuters Business Report) – He spent five decades building the Ferrero brand into a global chocolate and confectionary empire.

Some called Michele Ferrero a real life Willy Wonka having created Nutella, Kinda Eggs and of course Ferrero Rocher.
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13Feb/15

Africa’s largest economies feel the heat

(BVO) – South Africa’s parliament descends into chaos.

Protesters stormed the building, demanding President Jacob Zuma pay back some of the taxpayers’ funds used for a $23 million upgrade of his rural home.

It’s been a turbulent time for the economy, too.
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