Posted In: South Africa, mining
The world's largest platinum producer Anglo American Platinum, also known as Amplats, is planning to close down some of its South African mines and cut around 14,000 jobs. The announcement comes after a series of strikes across the mining sector of South Africa at the end of last year in which mineworkers were demanding higher wages.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, david cameron
While the rest of Europe is ready to re-write treaties in the hopes of healing the debt crisis, British Prime Minister David Cameron is not ready to give up the interests of his own country.
Posted In: shower, Environment, bills
A new report out by the company Unilever says that while showers use less water than baths, the costs of heating affect both your monthly bills, and the wider environment.
The world's financial system is the "achilles heel" of the global recovery. That's the conclusion of a new report from the International Monetary Fund.