South African winemakers are increasing sales to “non-traditional markets” such as Canada and China to compensate for declining purchases in the U.K., according to Wines of South Africa , which represents exporters.
Herbert Lom, who played the twitching, exasperated Parisian police inspector driven to the edge of madness and beyond by Peter Sellers’s Jacques Clouseau in the “Pink Panther” movie franchise, has died. He was 95.
Switzerland, the nation that hasn’t gone to war with a foreign power since Napoleon, is reluctantly debating a generational taboo: ceding monetary independence to win a battle over its runaway currency.
Nick Leeson, the trader whose wrong- way bets on Japanese stocks ruined Barings Plc, is joining a mediation firm to advise Irish borrowers looking to renegotiate debts in the wake of the real estate collapse.