Chiquita Brands International Inc., the 144-year-old fruit supplier that extolled the health benefits of bananas to postwar America, Monday agreed to merge with Irish tropical-fruit firm Fyffes PLC to create the world's largest banana company.
The UK economy is set to surpass its pre-recession peak by the summer, according to a leading business lobby. Upgraded forecasts from the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has predicted the UK will grow by 2.8 per cent this year.
In October, Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, responded to the currency-manipulation claims by ordering a �full examination� of internal records.
The Labour Party will pledge to give every young Briton out of work for more than a year a paid "starter job", which they will have to take up or lose their benefits.
Speculation suggesting that Spotify could be the next technology major to embark upon an Initial Public Offering has reached fever pitch following news that the Swedish firm has been negotiating a $200m credit line - just seven days after buying music ...