Paint Giant PPG Just Raised Its Takeover Bid for Akzo Nobel Again

PPG Industries, the U.S. paintmaker that is pursuing a takeover of Dutch peer Akzo Nobel, on Monday increased its proposed cash and share offer to 26.9 billion euros ($28.8 billion, from around 24.6 billion euros. The move comes a day before Akzo, which has declined two previous approaches from PPG, faces a group of unhappy…

http://fortune.com/2017/04/24/ppg-akzo-nobel-takeover-bid-raise/

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Woman dies after attempting base jump off an electricity pylon

The 28-year-old died after base jumping from a pylon (Picture: Getty)A woman has died after her parachute apparently failed to open when she attempted a Base jump from an electricity pylon in Holland. Dutch police spokesman Dennis Janus said the woman, who was 28-year-old but has not been identified, jumped from the pylon on Tuesday…

http://metro.co.uk/2016/07/21/woman-dies-after-attempting-base-jump-off-an-electricity-pylon-6019832/

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