S is a local and knows everything and everyone. She’s met Charles Dowding, the biodynamic leaf- and veg-grower who supplies their salads, she’s seen the bread being made, she has an insider’s eye for which cake to have at the end.
Though anything above 50 indicates expansion, the survey provides further evidence that the eurozone economy is crawling forward at best. Markit reckons the figures point to growth of 0.2 to 0.3 percent during the third quarter. Though that would be an improvement from the zero growth recorded in the second quarter, economic activity would still be way short of levels needed to make a dent in sky-high unemployment rates across the region.
Unlike the oil majors, which have integrated supply systems and a long chain of command, Klesch said he can buy the cheapest available crude oil, which is then processed into fuels such as gasoline, diesel and aviation fuel.
Here’s a man who knows the value of cutting a dash on the way to the office water cooler - and although he might not have the budget to dress exclusively from Savile Row, he is certainly inspired by what it represents
A win is a win, especially when it is over the world No 9 - the highest-ranked opponent Murray has beaten all year. This seventh successive victory means that Murray will leapfrog David Ferrer into ninth place in the race to qualify for the eight spots at the O2. But his other main rivals in that chase - Tomas Berdych and Milos Raonic - also won this morning, so they are travelling in parallel with him.