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Air Algerie flight missing after authorities lose contact

A plane from Algeria’s national carrier Air Algerie has gone missing on route from Burkina Fasso to Algiers, according to the country’s state news agency.

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Aviva and Vodafone agree seven-year deal

Aviva has signed a multi-million pound seven-year deal with Vodafone to provide a range of services including cloud storage, conferencing services and instant messaging.

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Interview: David Smith: In safe hands

Time will tell whether David Smith’s spell as Zurich’s interim UK general insurance CEO becomes permanent but, at a firm...

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Video: Introduction to Post’s Claims video edition

Insurance is a promise to pay customers when the point of claim comes and it is at this stage insurers...

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C-Suite: Japanese risks

Japan's risks are varied with earthquakes the major hazard. Simon Wallington, based in Tokyo, explores the different kinds of risks...

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First half catastrophe losses 19% below 10-year average

Insured catastrophe losses for the first half of 2014 were $22bn and around 19% below the 10-year average of $27bn according to catastrophe modelers Impact Forecasting.

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One in five holidaymakers risk travelling uninsured

Travel insurance helps over 4,300 people every week, yet one in five holidaymakers risk traveling without it, according to new data from the Association of British Insurers.

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Guy Carpenter appoints head of EMEA & international P&I

Guy Carpenter has appointed Simon Smith as head of international protection and indemnity as well as overseeing the Europe, Middle East and Asia region.

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Countries responsible for airspace safety, says Eurocontrol

Eurocontrol, a Brussels-based air safety organisation for Europe, said individual countries are responsible for airspace restrictions.

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173 Dutch nationals thought dead on stricken Malaysian plane

Out of 283 passengers and 15 crew on board flight MH17, a crashed Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777, 173 were Dutch nationals according to reports.

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Restore your profit per case: Coping with the Jackson reforms

The Jackson Reforms have taken effect, and some predictions for the claimant solicitor world are decidedly grim. The reforms call for increased settlement speed and new, lower fixed fees, compressing solicitor profitability substantially.

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Getting Ready for Solvency II – Two Key Actions for European Insurers

EIOPA has published its final guidelines for the phasing-in of the Solvency II regime, with the regulations announced to come into force on 1st January 2016. Prior to that date, European insurers have two other deadlines to meet a pre-application to the relevant regulator must be submitted in or around September 2014; and a full application to the relevant regulator must be submitted by 1st June 2015

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