After a stunning fall in German industrial orders for August — the 5.7 percent monthly drop was the largest since the global financial crisis raged in 2009 — industrial output for the same month has just plunged by 4.0 percent, also the biggest fall in five years.
An acquisition of DreamWorks by SoftBank would make it partof a cash-rich Japanese communications and media company that,under founder and chief executive Masayoshi Son, has shown awillingness to take big bets on combining disparate businesses.
The chief executive of NHI, Tadhg Daly, pointed to the HSE's latest performance report, which found that 78% of delayed discharges from acute hospitals related to patients who were awaiting nursing home care.
Transdev's efforts to find a buyer have foundered asprospective buyers - which included Norway's Siem Shipping and Mexico's Baja Ferries - wanted guarantees thatthey would not become liable to repay the aid, which itsshareholders cannot give.
What do physicist Prof Stephen Hawking, TV presenter Davina McCall, comedian Russell Brand and singer Morrissey have in common? Anyone following the Scottish independence referendum might be able to tell you: They have an opinion on the issue.
Fifa says the tax exemption which Brazil granted via governmental guarantees was primarily for the import of services and goods, such as volunteer uniforms, and car and bus fleets, that remained in the country after the tournament.
While 88 per cent of pupils at Christ's Hospital school achieved A*, A or B. Here are Atu, Richard (at the back), Bila, Onyinyewchukwu, Tom (at the back), Amy and Eva celebrating their grades.