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Trader Jerome Kerviel, who almost sank Societe Generale, to see his fight for justice hit the big screen

Thursday, June 30th, 2016:

By City & Finance Reporter for the Daily Mail Published: 15:59 EST, 30 June 2016 | Updated: 15:59 EST, 30 June 2016 He has spent three years protesting that he was not to blame for the £4bn trading loss that almost sank Societe Generale, and now Jerome Kerviel’s fight for justice is to hit the big screen. A film about the trader, who shocked the world when his staggeringly disastrous deals were revealed, has just been released in his native France. L’Outsider, or The Outsider, depicts Kerviel as a hard-working investment banker who happened to hit the big time when […] Read More →

Google adds earthquake data to search results

Thursday, June 30th, 2016:

Google has teamed up with the US Geological Survey to provide fast answers in the instance of an earthquake. The firm revealed that it has added detailed earthquake data to its search results, allowing users to quickly find out more information about the tremors they may have felt. Now, searching ‘earthquakes near me’ or something similar will provide a summary of the event, along with safety tips and data from other recent earthquakes to help confirm aftershocks. Google has added detailed earthquake data from the US Geological Survey to its search results, allowing users to quickly access information on the […] Read More →

Nearly a FIFTH of British women aged 35 to 44 have had problems conceiving – with high-level careers often to blame

Thursday, June 30th, 2016:

Nearly a fifth of British women aged 35 to 44 have had problems conceiving, a study has revealed. Researchers found 17.7 per cent of women in that age group had been unable to conceive despite trying for at least a year, compared to 12.5 per cent of women of all ages. Those who settled down later in life, who had university degrees and who had higher-level jobs, were also more likely to report problems conceiving. Infertility – defined as not conceiving after trying for a year or more – affects one in eight women and one in ten men, the […] Read More →

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