Daily chart: Europe's long-term unemployed: Continental drift

OVER the past six years, long-term unemployment in Europe has swelled. Around half of Europe's 25m unemployed have been jobless for over a year. Over 12% have not worked for more than four years. 201 more words

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Rome decline gets worldwide coverage

After many articles in the Italian newspapers and much exposure in the Italian TV and social networks, also the international press of the Anglosphere is putting under the spotlight the mismanagement of Rome, especially in the field of waste collection, public transportation and security. 113 more words


Pearson to focus fully on education

In recent days Pearson, the world’s largest education company, has been in the news due to plans to sell the Financial Times and talks to… 743 more words


The Church is the State at Bloomberg?

Here’s an interesting quote from today’s NY Times, in an article entitled “Pearson in Talks to Sell Its Stake in the Economist Group” :

The German media company Axel Springer and the financial information company Bloomberg, which came close to buying The Financial Times, were also approached, the newspaper reported.

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Pearson wants to sell The Economist too, but has to deal with its baroque ownership structure

Days after its $1.3 billion sale of the Financial Times, Pearson is looking to sell off its portion of the Economist Group as it transitions to being a purely education-focused company, the… 476 more words

Pearson in talks to sell stake in The Economist

Britain’s Pearson (PSON.L) said on Saturday it was in talks to sell its 50 percent stake in The Economist Group, publisher of The Economist newspaper. 353 more words