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Thursday 22 March 2018

Cityjet's new chief executive named


Cityjet has announced the appointment of Christine Ourmieres as chief executive of the airline, following the surprise departure of Geoffrey O'Byrne-White from the role.

Ms Ourmieres takes up the role immediately at the Air France-owned Cityjet.

Marks & Spencer to stock Irish food


MARKS & Spencer is to stock a selection of Irish-branded food and drinks, it has been announced. The British chain store will include a number of brands, including Barry's Tea, Batchelors beans, Tayto crisps and a number of Cadbury products.

Australia records surge in growth


AUSTRALIA'S economy surged 1.2pc in the three months to June, the biggest jump in three years, data showed yesterday. Annual growth clocked 3.3pc, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said, beating analysts' forecasts.

Ferrari to recall all 458 Italia cars


FERRARI has decided to recall all of the 458 Italia cars it made this year, following reports of a number of the €205,000 cars catching fire. Ferrari said that its engineers had flown around the world to investigate five reports of "thermal incidents".

Police raid L'Oreal heiress's mansion


THE Paris mansion of Liliane Bettencourt, the L'Oreal heiress and France's richest woman, was raided by police yesterday in a further twist in the family row that has escalated into a political scandal. The raid is in connection with the legal case between Ms Bettencourt (87) and her only child. Francoise Bettencourt Myers claims her mother is mentally frail having lavished €1bn of gifts on her friend, Francois-Marie Banier, a society photographer.

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