SOUTH AFRICA

Alitalia shareholders approve administration move

ROME, Italy: Shareholders in Alitalia voted unanimously Tuesday to place the company into "extraordinary administration" as efforts continue to find a buyer...

3 May 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Alitalia workers reject rescue plan

ROME, Italy: Alitalia workers have rejected a restructuring deal from the company's management and unions to save the ailing carrier...

25 Apr 2017

FRANCE

Booking.com to loosen grip on hotel prices in France, Italy, Sweden

PARIS, FRANCE: Hotel reservation site Booking.com will allow hoteliers in France, Italy and Sweden to charge cheaper prices elsewhere after legal challenges, the French competition authority said Tuesday...

22 Apr 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

ITALY

Benetton bows to Rana Plaza pay up campaign

MILAN, ITALY: Italian fashion retailer Benetton has agreed to pay into an international compensation fund for victims of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, in which 1,138 people died...

24 Feb 2015

SWITZERLAND

MSC Cruises picks McCann to lead 2015-2016 brand-building campaign

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: MSC Cruises has entrusted global ad firm McCann with spearheading its international brand-building campaign...

13 Jan 2015

ITALY

Ferrari boss Montezemolo quits

ROME, ITALY: The president of the Italian Ferrari luxury sports car company, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, announced he was stepping down on 13 October, just days after he said he wanted to stay.

10 Sep 2014

ITALY

Telecom Italia makes €543m but economic crisis continues

MILAN, ITALY: Telecom Italia reported a first-half net profit of €543m but said a weak domestic market was offsetting positive results from its Brazilian business.

7 Aug 2014

ITALY

No golf for salvage expert Nick Sloane

ROME, ITALY: After rescuing a burning ship from pirate-infested waters off Yemen and salvaging a sinking oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, South African salvage master Nick Sloane faces his biggest test yet off an idyllic Mediterranean island.

14 Jul 2014

ITALY

Etihad buys 49% of Alitalia

MILAN, ITALY: Emirates airline Etihad Airways is to buy 49% of Alitalia, the two companies said after concluding months of tough negotiations, following years of financial crises at the Italian airline.

26 Jun 2014

Show more