Meet the luxury leather artisan going strong at 65
28 August 2021 | 4:04 pm
Leather artisan Obi Ononye will celebrate his first World Senior Citizens Day on Saturday - but he is not thinking of retiring. His luxury leather goods can sell for thousands of dollars in high-end stores across the world.
20 Jan 2019
The billionaire chairman of MB Holdings and owner of luxury boat builder Oceanco says the market for super yachts for ultra high-net individuals is still growing. Mohammed Al Barwani spoke to Bloomberg's Matt Miller in London.
9 Mar 2019
Abandoned villas: Turkey's luxury ghost town.
6 Apr 2019
Bloomberg's Hannah Elliott reports on what luxury items you can find in the back seat of cars for the wealthy.
22 Apr 2019
Luxury sector meets the humanitarian sector: ‘La Bouche Rouge’ takes action in Togo.
12 May 2019
Former Countrywide CEO Angelo Mozilo says the U.S. tax overhaul passed in 2017 could hurt the housing market. He speaks to Bloomberg's Erik Schatzker at the SALT Conference in Las Vegas.
11 May 2019
At least one person has been killed after three gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in the southwestern Pakistani city of Gwadar, the centerpiece of a multi-billion dollar Chinese infrastructure project.
19 May 2019
When Congolese born Gisèla Van Houcke sold almost $50,000 hair extensions in just a few months; what had started out as a hobby, then became a major business, landing this young mum of two on the 2018 Forbes Africa under 30 list. Now with stores in 2 countries, over 10 resellers across the region, and a holding company in China, Zuri Luxury Hair has grown to takeover East Africa. But how sustainable is the model? To answer this CNBC Africa was joined by Founder of Zuri Luxury Hair Gisèla Van Houcke.
25 May 2019
Mexico announced it will auction off scores of luxury cars seized by police, as its austerity-crusading president seeks to send a message in a country where powerful criminals often wield their bling with impunity.
17 Nov 2019
Menstrual products have long been taxed at a higher rate in Germany than many other everyday necessities — a form of discrimination, say activists. Even goldfish and cut flowers benefit from a lower VAT.
23 Nov 2019
Fresh from his successful showing at New York Fashion Week, South African designer Laduma Ngxokolo speaks to Reuters about his 'MaXhosa' brand.
21 Dec 2019
This week, we're exploring some of Paris's department stores or "Grands Magasins". These monuments to shopping have been in business since the mid-to-late 18th century and are internationally renowned. But the entire shopping experience is the result of a lot of hard work by large numbers of people. Our team spent 24 hours behind the scenes at the Printemps store. We also met Frank Rosenthal, a retail expert, to find out more about how the "Grands Magasins" have remained such important institutions over
22 Feb 2020
A far cry from big multinationals, banks and international institutions, craftsmanship is also carving out a name for itself in Luxembourg. One name stands out: small company Gold & Wood, which specializes in luxury, manufactures and sells wooden glasses frames.
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Several hundred people gathered to protest remarks that blamed young women for Poland's low birthrate. The Women's Strike movement has frequently protested attacks on women's rights.
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The 2022 Soccer World Cup in Qatar is hugely controversial. The allegations range from corruption in the awarding of the tournament to Qatar to harsh criticism of the host nation for its human rights record, and its World Cup carbon emissions.
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Canberra will oppose plans to add the Great Barrier Reef to the endangered UNESCO World Heritage site list. The Great Barrier Reef has been considered a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1981.
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In a DW interview, Frank-Walter Steinmeier said he hoped Chinese authorities would "respect" the protesters' freedom, and expressed that he did not see a way out of Russia's war on Ukraine "at this point in time."
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In Germany, the interior minister, some regional governments, and refugee organizations want Iranian asylum seekers to be exempt from deportation. But the conservative opposition argues that criminals must be sent back.
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Fresh protests were reported from China's Guangzhou despite massive police deployment across the country. China is currently facing its largest civil disobedience movement since the Tiananmen massacre.