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The Sting Launches UK Webshop
Retail: The Sting Launches UK Webshop

Dutch-born multibrand fashion retailer The Sting has launched its first webshop in the UK. With over 70 sales points across The Netherlands, Germany and Belgium, The Sting now supports its two London stores with a transactional website which ships across the country. Offering free returns and a money back guarantee, customers can also pick up orders placed online at the stores. Like the new webshop, both the flagship located at Piccadilly Circus and secondary Westfield Stratford store, offer The Sting’s high-street collections which are constructed from over 20 in-house brands, each with its own style identity and hero items. Aimed at 18-29 year olds looking for fun, casual clothing, customers can find cool festival outfits, great party pieces or laid back but trend-led everyday wears. The Sting also offers a wide collection of denim and basics.


Premium AEROTEC and Aequs Aerospace Mark the Start of Their Strategic Partnership at Aero India 2015 With 7 Year $50 Million Deal
Premium AEROTEC and Aequs Aerospace Mark the Start of Their Strategic Partnership

Premium AEROTEC and Aequs Aerospace Mark the Start of Their Strategic Partnership at Aero India 2015 With 7 Year $50 Million Deal.

At Aero India 2015, Premium AEROTEC received the first aluminium series components from Aequs Aerospace as part of a long-term agreement to supply the Airbus Legacy programme.


Dubai Properties will be at 2015 Dubai Property Show London

Dubai, UAE, 23 February, 2015 – Leading real estate developer Dubai Properties (DP) announced its participation in the upcoming Dubai Property Show, which will be held from February 27 to March 1, 2015 at London’s Olympia.

Exhibiting alongside some of its contemporaries within the real estate industry, DP will be utilizing the event as a strategic sales platform to leverage its recent line of development projects—with the ability to reach out to over 2,000 visitors that are expected to attend the event.


CIMC Raffles
Jack up Rigs Market will be relying on Chinese Yards according to Clarksons

In February this year, the order book for the global jack-up drilling rig for 2015 had 67 rigs for delivery. So far, according to Clarksons, a provider of data and market intelligence for global shipping and offshore oil and gas industries, three jack-up rigs have been delivered.

This represents a higher total than has ever been delivered in one year and Chinese yards are responsible for 60% of the aggregate. Whilst not all units are going to meet schedule, Chinese builders are still projected to increase their market share, according to Clarksons.


BP will not be cut any slack.

While nobody can blame them for trying, BP’s attempt to reduce the fine for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill has failed and they will have to pay the maximum fine under the Clean Water Act.  Judge Barbier, of the U.S District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, agreed that the maximum penalty should be given. This being $4,300 per barrel of oil discharged (BP asked for a lower rate of $3000 per barrel.)


Repsol is swallowing Talisman whole

Repsol S.A will be acquiring 100% of Canada’s Talisman Energy Inc for a staggering EU 6.64 billion, plus a level of debt of approximately US$4.7 billion. This was revealed recently in a statement issued by   Talisman confirming that Repsol approached them some time ago regarding the deal.

The purchase price for the common shares represents a 75% premium to the 7-day volume weighted average share price and a 60% premium to the 30-day volume weighted average price. Total transaction value is approximately US$13 billion, including Talisman’s current debt. In addition, under the transaction, Talisman will be allowed to pay aggregate cash dividends of US$0.18 per common share prior to closing, including the dividend declared and payable on December 31, 2014.


Business Profiles

Haul Trucks being loaded with ore.
Anglo Asian Mining Plc

With cash generation not being a problem, thanks to the profitable gold and copper mining operations across Azerbaijan, company Anglo Asian Mining Plc is in an enviable position for 2015 and is setting the tone and standard for the industry. We spoke with Chief Financial Officer, Bill Morgan, regarding his company’s future and the developments in the past year that have set the pace for the company and its 500 staff.


Yellow oil drums and factory
Star Oil.

Not about having big promises. It is about keeping them.

Staroil provides an incredibly important service to the people of Tunisia, with over 100 gas stations already set up and another four on the way, they are the company that Tunisians rely on to keep them moving.  We spoke with the sales manager of Staroil Tunisia, Riadh Gaida, regarding his company’s approach to facilitating the essential task of providing fuel to his country.


Caribana 2014 formation
National Carnival Commission.

Getting the party started.

Endeavour Magazine speaks to Michael Guyadeen, CEO of the National Carnival Commission of Trinidad and Tobago about the pivotal role his organisation plays within the local community and what the future holds.  To understand just how crucial the National Carnival Commission (NCC) of Trinidad and Tobago is, it is vital to embrace an inherent comprehension of just what the annual carnival means to the local population.



Karsan Now in Europe With
Karsan Now in Europe With “Karsan-Italy”

JEST is a low-floor minibus solution that gives urban passengers the comfort of a large bus. It is designed to feed into the main lines of a transit system. It is easily accessible, built for purpose, spacious, eco-friendly, cost-effective and has world class safety among other additional features. ATAK, a larger version of JEST, is also a low-floor, efficient and modern public transport vehicle. Features include panoramic view, comfortable riding and rich equipment options. STAR, the short-distance intercity transportation/shuttle bus version of ATAK, possesses the DNA of a coach. Luggage space is the best of its class, has a silent engine, a foldable entertainment screen and wi-fi connection. More…

Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II, LondonPhotograph: James Lipman +44 7803 885275

A jury of some of the UK’s most respected and revered automotive journalists has awarded the Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II ‘Luxury Car of the Year’ in the UK Car of the Year Awards. Since making its debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, Ghost Series II has won plaudits from journalists and customers across the globe, whilst helping to drive Rolls-Royce Motor Cars to a fifth historic sales record. More…

What is Sharapova’s Key to Success?

Since the beginning of the year French Open champion Maria Sharapova has been competing for titles on the tennis tour. Before she left to start the new season, the Porsche brand ambassador did a few laps in a Porsche 911 Turbo S – and unveiled her formula for success.


David Cameron visits Roll-Royce HQ

Prime Minister David Cameron visits the home of Rolls-Royce to welcome development of all-new model.

The Prime Minister said, “Rolls-Royce is a British manufacturing success story and the decision to build their new model at Goodwood, reaffirming their commitment to the South of England, is a vote of confidence in our long-term economic plan to back business, create jobs and build a more resilient economy. This Government is backing our automotive industry which is going from strength to strength, providing financial security to almost 150,000 hardworking people across the country and adding £14 billion to our economy.”


Dacia launches 10th anniversary special edition

Dacia will celebrate the 10th anniversary since its European re-launch in 2005 at the 85th Geneva International Motor Show where new special edition versions of the Sandero, Duster and Logan MCV will be unveiled. Ten years have passed since the Logan was launched in Europe in 2005, heralding the dawn of a bright new era for the Romanian brand Dacia, whose Renault-led rebirth proved to be the catalyst for unprecedented levels of success across the continent.



Deyaar to Mark Emphatic Participation at Dubai Property Show in London
Deyaar to Mark Emphatic Participation at Dubai Property Show in London

Deyaar Development PJSC (Deyaar), a customer-focused, trusted developer with in-depth market intelligence and property management expertise, today announced it will mark a significant participation in the inaugural edition of the Dubai Property Show in London.

 Set to run from 27 February to 1 March, 2015 between 10am and 7pm at the prestigious Olympia London, the expo will allow Deyaar to showcase several of its prominent projects in Dubai, including ‘Montrose’ that is taking shape in Al Barsha South at the extension of Umm Suqeim road. Deyaar will also spotlight its premium project ‘The Atria’, a 1.25 million sq feet luxury twin towers complex, residential and hotel serviced apartments, located in the bustling Business Bay district and designed by the internationally renowned design brand YOO.


big boat
Cruise Critic Names the Best Ships for 2015 in the 5th Annual Cruisers’ Choice Awards

World’s largest cruise reviews site announces the highest ranked ships of the year, based entirely on passenger feedback. Cruise Critic®, the world’s leading cruise reviews site and online cruise community, has announced the winners of the 2015 Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards. The awards name the best cruise ships of the year, based entirely on consumer reviews posted to the Cruise Critic website.


Pick Your Perfect Stay as Adds its 600,000th Property
Pick Your Perfect Stay as Adds its 600,000th Property

From apartments, boats and castles to treehouses, villas and yurts, the type of accommodation listed on today is more diverse than ever

Today, the world leader in booking accommodation online and part of The Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), announces the addition of its 600,000th property in Bouteilles-Saint-Sébastien, France. Giving customers – be they solo travellers on a budget, couples, families or business travellers – even more variety and choice, this milestone marks’s increasing diversity of accommodation in locations that span the globe.


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A visit to Koh Samui the thailand marine park

Most Famous Thailand Marine Park

If you get the chance to visit Thailand, then you must also go and see the beauty of Koh Samui, one of the most famous places of Thailand. Moreover, if you are visiting the gorgeous islands, then look into booking a trip to Ang Thong National Marine Park; a beautiful archipelago made up of 42 islands which will leave you breathless. The wildlife and the natural waters surrounding the marine park as simply astonishing and will require more than just a day to fully explore and experience what Thailand has to offer.


Glassing Present Their "Yacht Store" at Mido
Glassing Present Their “Yacht Store” at Mido

Glassing have recently signed an agreement with Giorgi Marine, a shipyard that has been building sports boats and yachts for almost 60 years, and a symbol of quality and luxury, made entirely in Italy. Together, they have conceived and created the third Glassing flagship store (after Portofino and Milan): a yacht of Giorgi’s fleet completely customized and designed to be a real floating shop, the first optical boat shop in the world.


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