British Airways chief executive officer Willie Walsh (R) arrives ...
May 22nd, 2010
(AFP) - British Airways chief executive officer Willie Walsh (R) arrives at the headquarters of the employment dispute resolution service Acas in the center of London. Last-ditch talks to try and halt a planned strike by British Airways cabin crew were on Saturday abandoned after dozens of noisy protestors stormed the building where negotiations were being held.(AFP/Leon Neal) -
LONDON (Reuters) - The single biggest risk to Britain's nascent economic recovery is continued eurozone weakness, the Bank of England's outgoing governor Mervyn King said in a television interview on Sunday. He called for a "credible medium term plan" to get the economy back on track and said automatic economic stabilizers shoul... [Full Article]
MOSCOW (AP) - U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is holding out hope that an international conference to negotiate a peaceful resolution to the Syrian civil war will be held in early June. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
(Reuters) - Chesapeake Energy Corp has hired Robert Douglas Lawler of rival Anadarko Petroleum Corp as chief executive, filling the post vacated by co-founder Aubrey McClendon, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Chesapeake and Anadarko could not immediately be reached for comment by Reuters outside of regular ... [Full Article]
CAIRO (AP) - Seven members of Egypt's security forces kidnapped by suspected militants have appeared in a video posted on the Internet, urging the government to secure their release by meeting their captors' demands. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]