from The Great Debate:

The clues Islamic State left behind in the Paris attacks will cost it dearly

By John Prados
November 17, 2015

Belgian police use an extended camera to look into an apartment as they stage a raid, in search of suspected muslim fundamentalists linked to the deadly attacks in Paris, in the Brussels suburb of Molenbeek, November 16. 2015.    REUTERS/Yves Herman - RTS7BPP

Belgian police use an extended camera to look into an apartment in a raid linked to the deadly Paris attacks, in the Brussels suburb of Molenbeek, November 16. 2015. REUTERS/Yves Herman

from Breakingviews:

Molson gets tasty chaser in giant beer deal

November 11, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist.  The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

AB InBev must change spots to make SAB deal work

October 13, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Bud’s mega-beer deal will brew global reset

September 16, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Delhaize pays for sway in 25 bln euro Ahold combo

June 24, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Ahold-Delhaize is a 25 bln euro deal full of hope

May 11, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from MacroScope:

Greece: A game of chicken

By Mike Peacock
January 19, 2015

Alexis Tsipras, opposition leader and head of radical leftist Syriza party, looks on as he speaks during a party congress in Athens

With six days until elections, the polls have been remarkably steady in Greece, giving anti-bailout Syriza a narrow but consistent lead that suggests this time next week it will be the largest party in parliament with a mandate to form a coalition government.

from MacroScope:

Volatility back with a bang

By Mike Peacock
January 16, 2015

The logo of the SNB is seen at the entrance of the SNB in Bern

Volatility is back with a bang.

The Swiss franc leapt by an unprecedented 40 percent at one point after the Swiss National Bank scrapped its currency cap out of the blue. Oil may have bounced but it’s still down the thick end of 60 percent since mid-2014, dragging the rouble and other oil-producer currencies with it. Copper, generally a barometer of world industrial demand, is barely finding its feet after plunging this week.

from Breakingviews:

SABMiller has fight to justify heady share price

November 13, 2014

By Robert Cole

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

from Photographers' Blog:

Moving a hospital

October 22, 2014

Charleroi, Belgium
By Yves Herman

This was a very unusual move - an entire hospital. Patients and equipment were transferred from the Old Civil Hospital in Charleroi to a new building a few miles away. It was also a race against time, as the whole operation had to be completed within a weekend.