Business News Archive - October 11, 2008

By Simon Calder Choosing street names is not the most challenging task on the municipal agenda in Spanish towns and cities.

By Donna Walter A St. Louis woman says she was hospitalized and sedated against her will after Southwest Airlines officials told Las Vegas police the woman was suicidal when she only having a panic attack. The woman, Joung Hwa Levy, who goes by Kim, sued the airline Wednesday in St.

Gemma O'Reilly and Kate Magee EasyJet has drawn up a shortlist of three agencies as it prepares to hire its first external consumer PR support. Beattie Communications, Paratus Communications and Trimedia have been shortlisted for the UK-wide account.

Danny Rogers in Gran Canaria Britain's biggest airline has pledged to continue marketing and innovating throughout the coming recession.

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By Jeremy Duda Texas has its oil. Iowa has corn. And Arizona has the sun. While Texas has been drilling oil for decades, and Iowa's massive corn harvests have long been used for ethanol, Arizona so far has not been able to fully tap into the potential of solar power.

By Sean Ryan Milwaukee wants its hometown builders to reap the benefits of a surge in solar energy, but the contractors that do that work are from Madison.

Business News In Brief ENERGY The oil explorer Soco International confirmed it had received an approach from a potential buyer of the majority of its asset portfolio, widely believed to be its Vietnam operations, sending the company's shares soaring as much as 40 per cent.

Credit crisis in brief FUEL Tesco has cut petrol prices by 3p a litre. The oil giant Total and Morrisons followed suit. The average price of unleaded petrol is now 109.2p/l and diesel 120.6p/l.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).