KILLARNEY, Ireland, Feb 28 - A senior member of Ireland's junior coalition party on Saturday said opposition to the sale of the state's 25 percent stake in Aer Lingus had softened in recent weeks and the party was likely to ultimately agree to the deal.
* Vice Chairman Munger praises Berkshire execs Abel, Jain (Adds investor comment on letter, BNSF details and CEO prerequisites from letter)
SAO PAULO, Feb 28 - A protester taking part in a strike over rising freight costs died in southern Brazil on Saturday after a truck ran him over at a blockade set up by the demonstrators, highway police and the federal government said.
SAO PAULO, Feb 28 - A truck driver taking part in a strike over the high cost of fuel amongst other grievances died in southern Brazil on Saturday after a car ran him over at a blockade set up by the protesters, the federal government said.
COPENHAGEN, Feb 28 - Scandinavian Airlines SAS has cancelled some 60 flights going to or from Copenhagen Airport on Saturday after members of SAS' Danish cabin staff walked out in protest over working conditions, the airline said.
NEW DELHI - Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday announced a budget that put boosting growth before painful reforms, slowing the pace of fiscal deficit cuts and seeking to put domestic and foreign capital to work.