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For tennis fans, the gamble – which has backfired so spectacularly – was offensive. For tennis players, it must have felt even worse
The Chief Executive of Leonardo del Vecchio's holding company Delfin, Romolo Bardin, has resigned from the board of Generali, Italy's top insurer said in a statement on Monday. The exit of Bardin follows that of Generali's second-largest investor - Italian entrepreneur Francesco Gaetano Caltagirone - on Thursday, in a challenge to the reappointment of current Chief Executive Philippe Donnet.
PARIS, January 17, 2022-- TotalEnergies (Paris:TTE) (LSE:TTE) (NYSE:TTE) has signed an agreement to sell, jointly with Inpex, the company Angola Block 14 B.V. to the Angolan Company Somoil. The transaction is subject to the approval of the Angolan authorities.
Scientists are struggling to monitor an active volcano that erupted off the South Pacific island of Tonga at the weekend, after the explosion destroyed its sea-level crater and drowned its mass, obscuring it from satellites. The eruption of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano, which sits on the seismically active Pacific Ring of Fire, sent tsunami waves across the Pacific Ocean and was heard some 2,300 kms (1,430 miles) away in New Zealand. "The concern at the moment is how little information we have and that's scary," said Janine Krippner, a New Zealand-based volcanologist with the Smithsonian Global Volcanism Program.
Shareholders in Clinigen, whose top investor is hedge fund Elliott, will receive 925 pence per share in cash, up from a December bid of 883 pence apiece. New York-based Elliott, which had been raising its holding in Clinigen over the past few months amid reports it was seeking a break-up of the group, owns a 10.5% stake in the British company, according to Refintiv Eikon data. The latest offer by Triley Bidco, a newly created company indirectly owned by Triton Funds, is final and is recommended by the Clinigen board, the companies said in a joint statement.
India's capital Delhi and financial hub Mumbai have reported a big fall in COVID-19 infections in the past two days and most of those who contracted the virus have recovered at home, authorities said on Monday. Mumbai's daily new infections fell below 10,000 on Sunday for the first time since early this month, after touching an all-time high of 20,971 on Jan. 7. It reported 7,895 infections late on Sunday, Mumbai's municipal corporation said.
Dove soap maker Unilever signalled on Monday it would pursue a deal for GlaxoSmithKline's consumer health business, calling it a "strong strategic fit" after its 50-billion-pound approach ($68.4 billion) was rejected. The update comes after GSK confirmed over the weekend that it had rejected the Unilever offer for its consumer healthcare business, which is home to brands such as Sensodyne toothpaste and Emergen-C vitamin supplement. "The acquisition would create scale and a growth platform for the combined portfolio in the U.S., China and India, with further opportunities in other emerging markets," Unilever said, pointing to synergies in the oral care and vitamin supplements business.
It’s been dubbed the perfect invader, but the marbled crayfish may offer a sustainable food source and even help prevent disease
Here is the postgame report card for the Chiefs after their WIld Card NFL playoff game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium.
COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE 01/17/2022 Renault Group pursues growth in value-creating segments Renault Group's worldwide sales amounted to 2,696,401 vehicles, down 4.5%. Renault Group is pursuing the sales policy initiated in the third quarter of 2020, which is leading to an increase in the share of its sales in the most profitable channels. In the five main European countries (France, Germany, Spain, Italy and the United Kingdom), the share of sales to retail customers now represents 58%, up 6 points
NUR-SULTAN (Reuters) - Samat Abish, the nephew of former Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbayev, was sacked as second-in-command at the National Security committee on Monday, the president's office said, the latest Nazarbayev relative to be pushed out of office. Timur Kulibayev, Nazarbayev's billionaire son-in-law, also resigned on Monday as chairman of the Central Asian nation's main business lobby group. Nazarbayev, 81, who was considered the most powerful politician in the oil-rich country even after stepping down in 2019, has not appeared in public since the beginning of mass protests early this month which evolved into the bloodiest unrest in Kazakhstan's post-Soviet history.
Hopes that Cameron Norrie would begin 2022 where he left off last season were dashed as the British No1 suffered a 6-3 6-0 6-4 defeat to Sebastian Korda in the opening round of the Australian Open. Korda, the son of former US Open champion Petr, is seen as one of the rising stars of the game but No12 seed Norrie never got into the match. At one point, the Briton lost nine consecutive games in a thoroughly one-sided contest.
The Canadian skating champion took part in the ITV show in 2011 and 2012.
Rice performed alongside broadcaster Angela Rippon and alpine ski racer Chemmy Alcott
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GENEVA (AP) — Credit Suisse says its chairman, Antonio Horta-Osorio, has resigned following an internal probe that reportedly turned up that he had violated quarantine rules intended to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The resignation of Horta-Osorio, a British-Portuguese national who took up the job barely eight months ago, was announced shortly after midnight on Monday. It amounts to the latest upheaval at the top-drawer Swiss bank that has faced an array of recent troubles including bad bets on h
Turkey's Halkbank shares climbed more than 8% on Monday after a U.S. appeals court put its prosecution by the federal government, for allegedly helping Iran evade American sanctions, on hold while the bank appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court. Halkbank shares were 8.5% higher at 5.59 lira at 0727 GMT. "The Bank plans to file a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court," Halkbank said in a statement to the Istanbul stock exchange.
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The number of babies born in China fell again last year, adding to pressure on the ruling Communist Party’s ambitions to boost national wealth and global influence with a workforce that has been declining for a decade