Wess Mitchell was considered responsible for outreach to Hungary and for a tough line on Russia.
The executives’ role in raising money from Qatar during the 2008 financial crisis is under scrutiny.
The first criminal trial of senior UK banking executives in the wake of the financial crisis is due to begin.
A growing army of agents who work from home have helped to boost holiday bookings this year.
Health Canada unveiled a radically new food guide Tuesday that eliminates food groups, encourages plant-based foods over meat and dairy products, and is likely to force changes across the country’s agricultural industry.
JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/new-food-guide-meat-dairy-industries-1.4988632?cmp=rss
As Vladimir Putin’s fourth, and almost certainly final, six-year term as president heads into its second year, the prospect of a Russia without him is becoming real, if not yet urgent. Inevitably, some are talking up schemes to keep Mr. Putin – and the relatively stable status quo he guarantees – in some position of having the final word on critical matters. “In any authoritarian system, the most dangerous moment is the transition of power,” says Olga Kryshtanovskaya, head of the sociological think tank Kryshtanovskaya Laboratories, and Russia’s top elite-watcher.