New Zealand named the following team to play England in the first test match at Auckland’s Eden Park on June 7.
Investec Plc, which owns a bank and money manager in South Africa and the U.K., named Ben Smith as head of investment banking in Australia after Christian Nicks quit amid losses and job cuts.
Air Canada is considering purchases of mid-sized jets amid growing confidence the country’s biggest carrier will be profitable next year after an anticipated fifth straight loss.
New Zealand named the following team to play France in their Nov. 9 rugby union Test at the Stade de France in Paris:
South Africa beat Australia 28-8 to set up a Rugby Championship title decider against New Zealand, which takes a five-point lead into the competition’s final round after scoring four tries in a 33-15 win against Argentina.
New Zealand included Cory Jane in its 29-man squad for next week’s final Bledisloe Cup rugby Test against Australia after the winger recovered from a knee injury.
Last night Jon Stewart showed off his Arabic -- or rather, his ability to make up Arabic-sounding phrases on the spot.
Last week, Politico’s Ben Smith pointed me to a very strange Israeli government advertising campaign, which was aimed at persuading Israelis in the U.S. to go home.
Universal Pictures’ reboot of the “Bourne” films, without series star Matt Damon or the character he played, will struggle to match the success of the previous action thrillers.
New Zealand named the following team to play France in the rugby Test on Saturday, June 8 at Eden Park in Auckland:
"We're starting to hire foreign correspondents and we thought it would be inspiring for our reporters to hear these stories."
- Ben Smith on Nov 27, 2013