December 8, 2017 / 12:21 AM / a year ago

PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Dec 8

Dec 8 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* BuzzFeed to cut nearly a third of its UK staff in reorganisation

* Ex-LafargeHolcim CEO under investigation in Syria terrorist financing probe

* Poland’s ruling party swaps prime ministers

* Al Franken to resign over sexual harassment claims


- Buzzfeed, as a part of reorganisation, has proposed cutting nearly a third of its UK staff. The cuts would occur in both editorial and commercial departments.

- Former LafargeHolcim chief Eric Olsen is being investigated in France over allegations the company helped finance terrorism in Syria.

- The ruling party in Poland replaced prime minister Beata Szydlo just hours after the party’s deputies voted down an opposition attempt to unseat her government.

- One of US Senate’s most prominent and popular Democrats Al Franken resigned following accusations of sexual misconduct.

Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom

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