World's best restaurant Noma in Norovirus outbreak

14th of March 2013
World's best restaurant Noma in Norovirus outbreak

Highly rated Danish restaurant Noma, which has been named the world's best restaurant for three years running, won't be winning hygiene awards anytime soon. That's after 63 diners who ate there over the same few days in February fell ill with various strains of Norovirus.

The Copenhagen eaterie says it served some 435 guests in its 12-seat dining

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Confronting the late payment crisis

13th of March 2013
Confronting the late payment crisis

Customers delaying payment is a headache for SMEs at the best of times. With loan pools dry across much of Europe, it is having an increasing, and sometimes calamitous, impact on their finances. Hartley Milner reports on new EU legislation that confronts the late payment crisis.

It’s as much a test of your diplomacy as your patience. How do

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Bible quotes on Metsä toilet tissue draw protests

13th of March 2013
Bible quotes on Metsä toilet tissue draw protests

Finnish toilet tissue manufacturer Metsä Tissue has removed quotes from the Bible - including the words of Jesus - that it inadvertently placed on its rolls after protests from some Norwegian church leaders.

The company was trying to conveymessages about love but accidentally included lines from the Gospel of Matthew and First Corinthians on

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ISS records steady financial year

12th of March 2013
ISS records steady financial year

Global building services provider ISS has just announced its full year financial results for 2012 - showing an increase in turnover of 2.3 per cent and organic growth rate of 1.7 per cent.

Operating profit amounted to 591.8 million euros before other items - or 5.6 per cent - an increase of one per cent. Net profit was 59.6 million euros, 13 per

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Window cleaner burned in electrical accident

11th of March 2013
Window cleaner burned in electrical accident

A window cleaner was badly burned and critically injured after apparently receiving an electric shock while working in Johannesburg last week. 

Police said the man was cleaning windows on the outside of a building when he somehow came into contact with electrical wires overhead. He received an electric shock and his body was badly

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ISSA/INTERCLEAN CEE - platform for growth

8th of March 2013
ISSA/INTERCLEAN CEE - platform for growth

The sixth edition of ISSA/INTERCLEAN Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) will take place in Warsaw, Poland from April 24-26.

Exhibitors from 20 countries are taking part in this year's event, 40 of them attending for the first time. Many of them are still seeking to gain a foothold in the markets of central and eastern Europe and find distributors -

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