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.

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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