Derry boasts the hallmarks of a classic New Hampshire town -- white-steepled churches, fading red-brick textile mills and autumn foliage that's exploding in brilliant reds and yellows. But one thing is missing: a growing pool of young workers.
Reckitt Benckiser , the world's biggest household goods maker, met forecasts with a 14 percent rise in third-quarter profits and raised its targets for a second time, but its shares slipped as margins stayed flat.
The European Commission wants to negotiate a new anti-counterfeiting agreement with major trading partners including the United States, Japan and South Korea, the EU's trade commissioner said Tuesday, October 22nd.
A reward of half a million dollars (352,000 euros) is being offered for the return of jewels stolen in an armed robbery this month from a luxury jewellery shop on the high-fashion Avenue Montaigne in Paris.
They're young, beautiful, poised and ambitious -and confined to wheelchairs. Meet the new stars of the catwalk, at a modelling competition for the disabled.young women from across Europe joined the competition in the northern German city of Hanover this month.
The world's richest diamond mine, which produces up to 15 million carats a year, celebrated its silver jubilee in Botswana on Friday, october 19th amid concerns about the growing cost of diamond mining.
From hair cropped short, to smoking cigarettes and making-up in public, the Roaring 20s revolutionised women's wear and lifestyles like no other era before, according to a show kicking off in Paris this weekend.
Miss Universe, Riyo Mori of Japan, vowed Tuesday, October 16th not to wear fur and declared herself an animal lover after a protest campaign by animal rights activists. "I will say this out loud : I will not wear fur," Mori told AFP.
The French luxury group LVMH moved a step closer Monday to acquiring Les Echos after the financial newspaper's owners, the British group Pearson, announced an end to consulations with the paper's employees.