Archive for February, 2011

Gaddafi opponents in control of Zawiyah

| February 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Armed rebels opposed to Libyan leader Muammer Gaddafi were in control of Zawiyah, close to the capital Tripoli, on Sunday and their red, green and black flag flew above the town View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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European leaders tell Gaddafi to go

| February 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

European leaders stepped up their calls for Libya’s Muammer Gaddafi to resign Sunday ahead of a gathering of foreign ministers in Geneva in which western diplomats are expected to discuss how to stop the escalating civil war View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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‘Cautious’ fund label scrapped

| February 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Pension funds that were sold to millions of consumers have misleading names and should be “jargon-free”, the insurance industry will admit on Monday View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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Europe dismayed by Boeing’s tanker win

| February 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Governments and unions react with disappointment to news that EADS has lost the $35bn competition to provide 179 new tanker planes for the US Air Force View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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UN unanimously backs Gaddafi sanctions

| February 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

The United Nations Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution that could put Muammar Gaddafi and his family in the dock of an international court for crimes against the Libyan people. View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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Top state schools elude poor

| February 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Financial Times’ league table of England’s best independent and state schools reveals that children from deprived backgrounds are underrepresented at the best institutions View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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Libyan ambassador asks UN to refer Tripoli regime to ICC

| February 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Libya’s ambassador to the UN has urged the Security Council to refer the actions of his country’s regime to the International Criminal Court, a move that could see Muammer Gaddafi and his family put on trial for crimes against humanity View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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Optimistic Buffett on lookout for acquisitions

| February 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

If investors were hoping that Warren Buffett would lay out a clear succession strategy in his annual letter to shareholders, they were disappointed View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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Tripoli slipping from Gaddafi’s grip

| February 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Col Gaddafi’s grip on power appeared to be slipping on Saturday as his regime lost control of parts of Tripoli, after ten days of a leaderless popular uprising inspired by the revolts which ousted the leaders of Egypt and Tunisia View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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Fianna Fáil faces crushing defeat in Irish election

| February 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Ireland’s centre right Fine Gael party looks set to lead the next government although an exit poll from Friday’s general election suggests it will fall short of an overall majority View full post on Financial Times – UK Homepage

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