James Politi

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Jim Yong Kim, the president of the World Bank, abruptly announced that he will be leaving his post on February 1st

Jim Yong Kim, the president of the World Bank, abruptly announced that he will be leaving his post on February 1st, more than three years ahead of the(...)

The sale of Alitalia, Italy’s flag carrier, has been delayed until next April, adding to uncertainty in the European airline industry

The sale of Alitalia, Italy’s flag carrier, has been delayed until next April, adding to uncertainty in the European airline industry following a stri(...)

Italian airline Alitalia went into administration earlier this year. (Photograph: Reuters)

An Italian government plan to avoid the break-up of Alitalia potentially hinders Ryanair’s bid for the stricken airline. The Irish budget carrier ha(...)

Life goes on around a pile of rubbish in  Rome street. Photograph: Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images

The rubbish is mounting up along via Galvani, in the heart of Rome’s trendy Testaccio neighbourhood. Wine bottles litter the pavement. A graffitied d(...)

Michigan-based pharmaceuticals group Perrigo has said its acquisition of Irish biotech company Elan will lead to redomiciling in Ireland. Photograph: Adam Bird/Bloomberg

A growing number of US companies are set to save hundreds of millions of dollars in tax by relocating to Europe after completing takeovers on the c(...)