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Eurostar is betting on new destinations and bigger, wifi-enabled trains to lure more passengers from aeroplanes to the undersea tunnel.
The best we can do is to level the playing field for our youth, says Leopold Scholtz.
The politically-fraught issue of forcing big multinational companies to pay more tax will be high on the agenda at this weekend's G-20 summit in Brisbane.
South Africa can no longer postpone consolidating its budget as the room for fiscal expansion has been reduced, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says.
The National Union of Mineworkers has signed a deal with bullion producer Sibanye Gold to soften job cuts at the company's Cooke 4 mine.
The ECB would encourage eurozone states to pile up debt if it were to buy state bonds, warns the president of Germany's central bank.
Commodity producers have to get reforms back on track as swelling budget deficits will come into play, according to economist Mike Schüssler.
Labour columnist and author Terry Bell provides insight into the developments behind the Numsa expulsion in a series of video interviews.
Gauteng premier David Makhura has defended the work of the e-tolls advisory panel, adding that the executive council also received a report on the process.
The economy is getting back on its feet, but strikes remain a concern, according to the BankservAfrica Economic Transaction Index.
The Competition Tribunal has confirmed settlement agreements ranging from R150 000 to R4m for six furniture removal companies.
Gabon has paid back more than $700m in debt owed to private companies and plans to make another payment by the end of 2014, the Presidency says.
Saudi Arabia wants stable oil markets and talk of an oil price war is a sign of misunderstanding and has no basis in reality, says Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi.
Britain's small energy suppliers have signed a record number of new electricity customers in October, industry data shows.
Sudan's inflation rate has declined for a third consecutive month in October as the effect of fuel subsidy cuts introduced last year eased.
About 73% of consumers did not feel in control of their financial situation in the third quarter of 2014, shows the MBD Consumer Financial Vulnerability Index.
Industrial production in the eurozone has rebounded in September, but the gain was less than what economists expected as the output of consumer goods slumped.
A former Wall St banker is a frontrunner to be Brazil's next finance minister, say sources close to the government.
Cambodian garment workers are to get a salary rise of $23 per month, taking their minimum wage to $123, if the government accepts the proposal.
Retail sales have increased 2.3% year-on-year in September, below market expectations but above the 2.1% expansion for August.