Low-cost airline Wizz Air made the scale of its ambitions clear on Wednesday as it announced an order for 146 new Airbus planes, taking its total outstanding orders with the European aerospace company to 282. It currently has 87 aircraft in its fleet.
Venezuela, a nation spiraling into a humanitarian crisis, has missed a debt payment. It could soon face grim consequences.
The South American country defaulted on its debt, according to a statement issued Monday night by S&P Global Ratings. The agency said the 30-day grace period had expired for a payment that was due in October.
Cristiano Ronaldo has decided to leave Real Madrid at the end of the season, according to reports. Spanish TV show El Chiringuito de Jugones claims that the 32-year-old has already informed Madrid president Florentino Perez of his decision to quit the club next summer.
Aleksey Ulyukayev trial over alleged attempt to solicit payment from powerful Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin in exchange for ending opposition to key merger splits Kremlin
The absence of state TV correspondents at the Zamoskvorechye courtroom offered the first clues. Defendant Aleksey Ulyukayev, Russia’s one-time Economics Minister, appeared shortly after 10am local time. But Igor Sechin – the head of state oil behemoth Rosneft, close confidante to the President Vladimir Putin and a key witness in the trial – did not follow him.
MOSCOW (AFP) – The young favourite among the Russian oligarchs of the 2000s, Oleg Deripaska has managed to stay on the right side of President Vladimir Putin and has built up a gigantic business empire, notably in aluminium and energy.
Here are five things to know about the billionaire as his holding company En+ floats on the London stock exchange, the first for a Russian group since the West imposed economic sanctions on the country over the Ukraine crisis.
They are some of the biggest names in entertainment, and all of them make an appearance in the Paradise Papers. Some do so by name, such as the “Ciccone, Madonna” listed in tiny print among the investors of a Bermuda company, while others are there by dint of the offshore entities they have backed.
One of Malta’s most prominent investigative journalists – the reporter who uncovered the country’s Prime Minister’s ties to the offshore business scandal revealed by the Panama Papers leak, was killed on Monday in a horrific car bomb attack.
Daphne Caruana Galizia, 53, had just left her home in Bidnija, near Mosta, when a powerful blast broke her rental car into pieces that flew into a nearby field. One of her three sons heard the explosion and rushed outside. He was too late to save his mother.