FOUR news stories on an early Wednesday night!
In today’s world, despite being the 179th out of 189 countries on the World Bank Ease of Doing Business Index, an entrepreneur proved rankings wrong by earning $2 million (in revenues) by selling mobile phones and providing services for oil explorers in Angola. His name is Alex Thomson-Payan. Also, Volkswagen is planning to increase its share ownership in Swedish truckmaker Scania. Finally as burgers become the more popular choice than baguette sandwiches and steak-frites in France, the U.K sees an unexpectedly slower growth in the services industry due to the strong winds and heavy rain.