Can tax cuts save Italy's economy?Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has outlined €10 billion in tax cuts, part of a plan he says will help boost the country's struggling economy. It could be good news for ta...
In The Papers
IN THE WORLD PAPERS
The Kiss: Good-looking strangers make out for an adINTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 12.03.14: International papers continue to focus on the missing Malaysian Airlines flight. The Malaysian Star compares the search effort to looking for...
UK pulls ‘misleading’ Cantona Kronenbourg beer advertA beer advertisement featuring French football legend Eric Cantona was banned on Wednesday in the UK for “misleading” consumers with the claim that Kronenbourg 1664 lager was brewe...
Angry Americans boycott Coke over Super Bowl adIt was meant as an uplifting celebration of the ethnic and cultural diversity of the United States of America and, of course, to sell soft drinks.
Scarlett Johansson leaves Oxfam over Israeli advertUS actress Scarlett Johansson will relinquish her role as global ambassador for Oxfam after the aid group deemed her service "incompatible" with adverts she did for an Is...
Quitting the French welfare system: Why some entrepreneurs are going privateChina posts a $25.5 billion trade surplus for December – far lower than expected, bringing shares in Shanghai to a five-month low. Also, France’s welfare program is one of the worl...
Egyptian puppet accused of terrorismIn this edition: an Egyptian puppet is accused of terrorism; "Mok-Bang" is South Korea’s new Internet trend; and a stunning display from three Czech trial riding champs.
Advertisements causing a stirWe take a look at three different advertisements causing outcry online for different reasons: one for Vodafone in Egypt, another for Coca Cola in Ireland and finally a movie poster...
Founder of iconic French soda Orangina diesJean-Claude Beton, the Algerian-born Frenchman who made Orangina a global brand rivalling American soft drink giants, has died at 88.
'Diana' film poster removed from Paris crash siteThe French distributor of the biopic “Diana” on Tuesday said it had removed a promotional poster for the film, after it caused controversy for being displayed near the Pont de l...
French wine tax plans will ‘cork the industry’A pro-wine pressure group has mounted a vociferous campaign against plans to raise taxes and tighten advertising laws for winemaking professionals, claiming such moves will hurt on...
#BarillagateGuido Barilla, head of the Barilla pasta brand, sparks a Twitter storm with anti-gay marriage comments. He apologised as people fumed against him on #boycottbarilla and #barillagat...