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EpiPen maker faces revolt over exec’s $98 million pay package

EpiPen maker faces revolt over exec’s $98 million pay package

The world’s affordable pharmacy is…

EpiPen maker Mylan is racing to put down a revolt from shareholders outraged by a $98 million pay package for its former CEO.

Institutional Shareholder Services, a shareholder advisory firm, took the rare step of …

by June 13, 2017 0 comments Finance
Ghanaian designer bags a spot at Urban Outfitters

Ghanaian designer bags a spot at Urban Outfitters

Akosua Afriyie-Kumi knew nothing about weaving, let alone running a business, when she stumbled across a community in northern Ghana twisting raffia into baskets to sell on the roadside.

But the 31-year-old Ghanian, who had studied fashion in London, knew …

by June 12, 2017 0 comments Finance
Australian model, 22, and her sister, 20, suffer severe chemical burns in horrific acid attack on a London nightclub

Australian model, 22, and her sister, 20, suffer severe chemical burns in horrific acid attack on a London nightclub

An Australian model and her sister have said they were among the 12 people injured in a horrific nightclub acid attack in London.

Isobella Fraser, 22, said she went to the Mangle club in Dalston, east London, on Monday morning …

by June 9, 2017 0 comments Finance
DAILY BRIEFING: Uranium miner Berkeley Energia appoints former Rio Tinto executive Nigel Jones as a non-executive director

DAILY BRIEFING: Uranium miner Berkeley Energia appoints former Rio Tinto executive Nigel Jones as a non-executive director

NEW DIRECTOR Uranium miner Berkeley Energia has appointed former Rio Tinto executive Nigel Jones as a non-executive director.

The 51-year-old is replacing retiring Dr Jim Ross in the Spanish-focused business.

Jones left Rio Tinto as global head of business development …

by June 8, 2017 0 comments Finance
Yale grad helps other immigrants find a legal path to stay in the U.S.

Yale grad helps other immigrants find a legal path to stay in the U.S.

How this Syrian refugee became a tech mentor

In her work as a volunteer advocate, Hong Tran has been helping immigrants get their American citizenship for three years now. Now the Yale grad hopes that she’ll soon become a citizen

by June 7, 2017 0 comments Finance
Election shock could be good for Brexit

Election shock could be good for Brexit

The Brexit effect on markets

Is political gridlock actually a good thing for Britain?

That’s the argument made by some analysts after an election projection showed that Prime Minister Theresa May is in danger of losing her majority in parliament.…

by June 1, 2017 0 comments Finance
Business failure can be good and nothing to be ashamed of: How to start again if starting-up doesn’t go to plan

Business failure can be good and nothing to be ashamed of: How to start again if starting-up doesn’t go to plan

Some of the world’s most famous and most successful entrepreneurs are also people who have failed, succeeded, failed again and built everything back up.

Indeed, Virgin boss Richard Branson recently wrote on his blog: ‘Making mistakes and experiencing setbacks is …

by May 28, 2017 0 comments Finance
ALEX BRUMMER: UK media has done a remarkable job in colonising online news

ALEX BRUMMER: UK media has done a remarkable job in colonising online news

Web success: Mail Online has 15.1m unique browsers each day

As a rule it is best not to write about your own employer or you risk an appearance in Private Eye. But in the broader context of digital transformation for …

by May 27, 2017 0 comments Finance
Prince Philip, husband of UK’s Queen Elizabeth II, to retire from public life

Prince Philip, husband of UK’s Queen Elizabeth II, to retire from public life

London (CNN)Prince Philip, 95-year-old husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, is to step down from public life, Buckingham Palace has announced.

The prince, who has been at the Queen’s side for her 65-year reign, will stop accepting invitations for public …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments Finance
How the economy is really doing

How the economy is really doing

Trump’s job creation, 100 days in

Will the US economy perk up under President Trump? We’ll get a better sense after the government reports the jobs numbers for April Friday morning.

So far, it seems that consumers, small businesses and …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments Finance