What the other papers say this morning - 15 October 2013


Twitter aims to sell ads on other sites
Twitter is planning to mine data about its users to help sell advertising on other mobile apps or websites, as it tries to find new sources of revenue in the run up to a stock market listing that could value the company at $15bn.

Moscow launches Uralkali probe
The so-called Potash War between Russia and Belarus took an unexpected turn on Monday when Russian police launched a probe into the financial dealings of Vladislav Baumgertner, CEO of Russian fertiliser group Uralkali, in a move that could result in his extradition to Russia.

Dumex shakeup amid bribery claims
Dumex, the baby-food brand owned by Danone, said it would appoint new management following allegations it bribed doctors and nurses at Chinese hospitals to push parents to buy its infant-milk formula.


Tchenguiz case suffers setback
Grant Thornton has won the right to appeal against a court order that it hand over crucial documents, further complicating the Tchenguiz brothers’ £300 m lawsuit against the Serious Fraud Office.

Greenpeace in new bid to stop fracking
The group wants landowners to promise to assert their rights to block shale gas development.

The Daily Telegraph

200 BAE staff could lose jobs
BAE Systems will lay off around 200 staff at its Barrow-in-Furness plant later this week if the Indian government fails to meet a deadline today to complete a £434m deal for guns.


Coal to overtake oil as key world fuel
Coal will overtake oil as the key fuel by the end of the decade as China triggers a surge in demand, says consultants Wood MacKenzie.

BuzzFeed’s brazen growth plan
Until recently, BuzzFeed’s global ambitions were held in check because its “listicles” are in English. But now, the posts will be translated by foreign-language learners.

Sony Pictures strikes Netflix TV deal
Sony Pictures Television will become the first big Hollywood studio to produce a new TV show for Netflix Inc with a new psychological thriller.