The shock arrest of the head of South Korea's Lotte for bribery sent shares in group firms plunging on Wednesday as investors fretted about a leadership vacuum at the country's fifth-largest conglomerate.
The jury in the trial of three former Tesco directors accused of fraud and false accounting at Britain's biggest retailer has been discharged after being told that one of the defendants has suffered a heart attack.
Indian federal agents said on Monday they had launched an investigation into billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi, one of the country's richest men, over accusations that he and others defrauded a state bank of $44 million.
France's coastguard on Wednesday called off searches for the head of the U.S. firm that owns the Quiksilver surfwear brand, a day after his boat washed up empty on the country's Atlantic coast, local authorities said.
Hilton McConnico, the artist and set designer who collaborated with a series of fashion houses, has died in Paris. The first American to have his work inducted into the Louvre’s Decorative Arts collection, he was 74.
At almost 80, Russia's most famous fashion designer Slava Zaitsev is far from finished fighting "the greyness of everyday life" with the rich colours of designs inspired by his homeland's folk costumes.