Keith Weir

Keith Weir works from London. Editor, Reuters. Mainly business news these days. Former correspondent in Rome, Amsterdam, Dublin and London. Keith Weir has over 696 followers on Twitter.

Fans disgruntled over £90 England World Cup shirt

English football fans have cried foul over Nike's price tag for an England supporter shirt for the Fifa World Cup in Brazil.

Gay rights group gives Olympic athletes a legit way to object

Branded clothing has given athletes a way to oppose Russian laws on homosexuality without compromising their eligibility to compete at Sochi.

Alarm bells ringing ahead of Bahrain Grand Prix

Safety fears are growing ahead of the Bahrain Grand Prix after members of the Force India team got caught up in a petrol bomb incident.

Regrets? I’ve had a few, says Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday he regretted the uproar caused by his hiring of a former newspaper editor.

Cameron follows Murdoch into eye of the storm

British Prime Minister David Cameron will be grilled by Parliament on Wednesday about his decision to employ a former tabloid newspaper editor.

Murdoch: Most humble day of my life

Rupert Murdoch and his son, James, gave evidence in the British Parliament on Tuesday on the phone-hacking and corruption scandal.

Murdochs face grilling in UK Parliament

News Corp chief executive Rupert Murdoch and his son James face questions from Parliament on Tuesday in the phone-hacking scandal.

Hacking scandal fells Britain’s top policeman

A phone-hacking scandal centred on Rupert Murdoch's News Corp cost Britain's top policeman his job.

World powers raise pressure on Gaddafi to go

An international coalition piled pressure on Muammar Gaddafi on Tuesday to quit, pledging to continue military action against his forces.

UK’s Prince William to marry on April 29 at Westminster

Britain's Prince William is to marry his fiancee Kate Middleton on Friday April 29 at London's Westminster Abbey, his office said on Tuesday.

New UK Labour leader must appeal beyond unions

Britain's opposition Labour Party chose former Energy Secretary Ed Miliband as its new leader on Saturday after he defeated his brother David.

Obama: No intent to devalue BP

US President Barack Obama told British Prime Minister David Cameron on Saturday that he had no interest in undermining the value of oil company BP.

Press Releases

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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