February 24, 2015

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The Brazilian judge presiding over criminal proceedings against charismatic entrepreneur Eike Batista, once Brazil’s richest man, has been spotted driving a Porsche belonging to the fallen tycoon that had been seized by the court. Flavio Roberto de Souza, who is overseeing Batista’s trial for insider trading, was seen driving the white Porsche Cayenne by reporters for Estado de S.Paulo’s news agency after a tip-off from Batista’s lawyer. [Daily Telegraph]
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The 10 best jobs in the UK – 

1 – Marketing Manager – Score: 4.5
Number of Job Openings: 2,965
Average Base Salary: £46,561
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.6

2- Finance Manager – Score: 4.4
Number of Job Openings: 4,357
Average Base Salary: £52,081
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.2

3 – Mechanical Engineer – Score: 4.4
Number of Job Openings: 5,964
Average Base Salary: £34,799
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.5

4 – Sales Manager – Score: 4.3
Number of Job Openings: 3,869
Average Base Salary: £45,613
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.3

5 – Business Analyst – Score: 4.3
Number of Job Openings: 3,437
Average Base Salary: £46,047
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.3

6 – IT Manager – Score: 4.2
Number of Job Openings: 3,708
Average Base Salary: £57,818
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.0

7 – Civil Engineer – Score: 4.2
Number of Job Openings: 4,137
Average Base Salary: £36,142
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.3

8 – Product Manager – Score: 4.2
Number of Job Openings: 1,415
Average Base Salary: £52,478
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.4

9 – Lawyer – Score: 4.2
Number of Job Openings: 925
Average Base Salary: £55,020
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.5

10 – Software Engineer – Score: 4.2
Number of Job Openings: 14,846
Average Base Salary: £40,400
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.0

List by jobs website Glassdoor, and was drawn up using three factors – average annual base salary, the number of job openings and career opportunities, which takes into account chances of promotion. All of the jobs listed were given a ranking out of 5.

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