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Carnival Corporation to build a new terminal in Barcelona harbor

The Port of Barcelona will have a new terminal for Carnival cruise ships by 2016. The new facility will have an area of 10,000 square meters. It will be called Terminal E and located at Barcelona harbor’s Adossat Dock.

Apple sells 9 million of its new iPhone 5

Apple said that sales of the iPhone 5S and 5C had beaten previous launches of new phones. The American company has sold nine million of its new iPhone models in just three days.

Roberto Azevedo, new WTO head

Roberto Azevedo, a Brazilian trade diplomat, has been named as the next head of the World Trade Organization (WTO). The Government of Brazil has announced that Azevedo will succeed France’s Pascal Lamy in September.

New Italian grand coalition government

A new Italian government has been sworn in today at the presidential Quirinale Palace in Rome. Enrico Letta, deputy leader at the Democratic Party, becomes Prime Minister at the head of a “grand coalition” including Silvio Berlusconi‘s People of Freedom … Continue reading

Jonathan Lu Zhaoxi, new CEO at Alibaba

China‘s e-commerce giant, Alibaba Group, has named Jonathan Lu Zhaoxi as its new chief executive officer. Lu will replace the group’s founder Jack Ma, who announced in January that he was stepping down to make way for a younger crop … Continue reading

Brooklyn is New York’s start-up hub

The New York borough of Brooklyn has become a hub for the Big Apple’s cutting-edge crowd. Among them are a new generation of entrepreneurs kick-starting successful new businesses despite the economic gloom. Antonio Ramos, a medical chemist from Brooklyn, said … Continue reading

China confirms new government

Chinese ruling party has confirmed Xi Jinping as the man to lead China for the next 10 years. Xi Jinping replaces Hu Jintao, whose administration China has seen a decade of extraordinary growth. Xi led the new Politburo Standing Committee … Continue reading

MySpace on a new redesign

Ailing social network MySpace has announced its fourth major redesign as it seeks to regain relevance in the face of falling numbers. The social network aims to focus more on music and offer deeper integration with Facebook and Twitter. A … Continue reading

Caixabank increases its participation in BPI

Caixabank has increased its stake in Portuguese Investment Bank to 46.22 percent. Caixabank has subscribed new shares amounting 125 million Euros, the Portuguese bank raised capital to meet European financial ratios. The Catalan bank has reported today it acquired more … Continue reading

Esprit names Zara director its new CEO

Shares in fashion retailer have surged nearly 40 percent after it named an industry veteran from rival Zara as its new CEO. Jose Manuel Martinez Gutierrez will replace Ronald van der Vis as CEO of Esprit Holdings. Esprit Holdings has … Continue reading

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