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Air Berlin pilot's goodbye draws watchdog's scrutiny

Air Berlin pilot's goodbye draws watchdog's scrutiny

The plane eventually landed safely and no passengers made a complaint, the company said . The company stated that the manoeuvre had been agreed upon with the flight control centre, which gave permission for a turn to the left in the case of an aborted landing.


China GDP Climbs 1.7% In Q3

China GDP Climbs 1.7% In Q3

The ease in growth is mostly due to a cooling in property and infrastructure investment. At the same time, there are concerns about the state's growing role in the economy: the acceleration in year-on-year state investment growth outstripped private investment growth in September.


Nissan Production Shutdown Delivers Fresh Blow to Japan Inc

Nissan Production Shutdown Delivers Fresh Blow to Japan Inc

Starting today, Nissan won't be producing vehicles in all its six Japanese plants for the local market for a period of two weeks, as the company needs to reconfigure final inspection lines. "Production-line processes and checks were conducted properly", said a Nissan spokesperson to The Drive , "All inspections were actually conducted (no "missed checks"), and were conducted by inspection staff".


Lyft Lands $1 Billion Funding Round Led by Alphabet, Google's Parent

Lyft Lands $1 Billion Funding Round Led by Alphabet, Google's Parent

USA ridesharing giant Lyft announced Thursday it has received a $1 billion investment led by the venture arm of Google parent Alphabet , to help ramp up its challenge to market leader Uber. In a blog post sharing the news, Lyft said it has just completed its 500 millionth ride and bumped its coverage up to 95 percent of the United States - up from 54 percent at the beginning of 2017.



Federal Bureau of Investigation launches probe into Guptas over cash flows

Lewis said as far as he could see from the FBI investigation, it is focused on the Gupta-family and corruption. Standard Chartered said, "We are not able to comment on the details of client transactions, but can confirm that after an internal investigation, accounts were closed by us by early 2014".


Hurricanes and poor weather hit Unilever

Hurricanes and poor weather hit Unilever

As of 09:15 BST, Unilever's share price had lost 3.65 percent to 4,382.50p, underperforming the broader United Kingdom market, with the benchmark FTSE 100 index now standing 0.42 percent lower at 7,511.16 points. One analyst in London said that it is become even more hard for giants in the consumer goods industry, as competition has increased from smaller players and the preferences of consumers' shifts toward alternative and niche brands.