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Elliott adds voice to calls for Whitbread break-up

Elliott adds voice to calls for Whitbread break-up

Published 16/04/2018

(Reuters) - Hedge fund Elliott Advisors has become the second activist investor to call for Whitbread (WTB.L) to split its hotel and coffee shop businesses [more…]

Russia starts blocking Telegram messenger

Russia starts blocking Telegram messenger

Published 16/04/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s state telecommunications regulator said on Monday it had begun blocking access to Telegram messenger after the company refused to comply with [more…]

South African authorities raid Gupta compound in Johannesburg

South African authorities raid Gupta compound in Johannesburg

Published 16/04/2018

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African police on Monday raided the compound of former president Jacob Zuma’s allies the Guptas, who were accused two years ago [more…]

Cosby’s sexual assault trial enters second week

Cosby’s sexual assault trial enters second week

Published 16/04/2018

(Please note graphic language in penultimate paragraph.) NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial is set to resume Monday, with the defense team [more…]

Fired FBI director Comey says Trump ‘morally unfit’: ABC News…

Fired FBI director Comey says Trump ‘morally unfit’: ABC News…

Published 16/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI director James Comey said in an ABC News interview on Sunday that U.S. President Donald Trump is a dangerous, “morally [more…]

Exclusive: Investor Gatemore pushes for break-up of logistics firm…

Exclusive: Investor Gatemore pushes for break-up of logistics firm…

Published 16/04/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Gatemore Capital Management has built a stake in Wincanton and called on the British logistics company to break itself up by selling [more…]

Inspectors’ visit to suspected Syria gas attack site delayed

Inspectors’ visit to suspected Syria gas attack site delayed

Published 16/04/2018

DAMASCUS (Reuters) - A visit by chemical weapons inspectors to the site of a suspected gas attack in Syria was delayed on Monday, British and [more…]

Russia may have tampered with chemical attack site, U.S. envoy says

Russia may have tampered with chemical attack site, U.S. envoy says

Published 16/04/2018

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Western countries accused Moscow on Monday of preventing inspectors from reaching the site of a suspected poison gas attack in Syria [more…]

Italian minister calls Vivendi ‘awful’ investor in Telecom Italia

Italian minister calls Vivendi ‘awful’ investor in Telecom Italia

Published 16/04/2018

MILAN (Reuters) - Vivendi has been an “awful” investor in Telecom Italia (TIM), Italy’s outgoing Industry Minister Carlo Calenda told daily la Repubblica on Monday, [more…]

Shire sells cancer drugs to Servier for $2.4 billion as Takeda circles

Shire sells cancer drugs to Servier for $2.4 billion as Takeda circles

Published 16/04/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Shire, the London-listed rare diseases specialist that is a potential takeover target for Japan’s Takeda Pharmaceutical, is selling its oncology business to [more…]