French top the list of foreign fine dodgers.
Water found on Mars.
Spain considering change to Franco’s working hours: Adios siesta.
Qatar World Cup construction ‘will leave 4,000 migrant workers dead’.
Samantha Lewthwaite (White Widow) arrest warrant issued by Interpol.
Bill Gates: Ctrl+Alt+Del was a mistake.
Heston Blumenthal awarded sixth Michelin star for London restaurant Dinner. Top chef.
Card sharp used infrared contact lenses in Cannes poker scam.
‘I would never use homosexual couples in my adverts’: Barilla pasta brand faces boycott after boss’s comments spark backlash.
Both pilots fall asleep on jet leaving plane in autopilot.
Chinese man grows new nose for transplant on his forehead.
Samuel L Jackson tells Obama to be ‘f***ing presidential’.
BANK OF AMERICA MERRILL LYNCH
The commercial and corporate banking and markets adviser has appointed Ryan Holsheimer as head of global markets sales, trading and risk functions in Australia. Holsheimer, who joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch as head of Asia Pacific sales trading and execution services in 2011, will relocate to Sydney from Hong Kong in the coming months.
SMITH & WILLIAMSON
The UK-based accountancy and investment management group has appointed David Cobb and Kevin Stopps as co-chief executives with effect from Friday. The company has also made Andrew Sykes the chairman of the board.
The private equity adviser has appointed Peter Pfister as a partner and head of Asia Pacific, based in Singapore. Pfister joins Altius from Deutsche Bank, where he was the head of Asia Pacific private equity business.
The asset manager, a subsidiary of investment group Shore Capital Group Ltd, has appointed James Ramsay as business development manager.