Wednesday May 22-nd, 2019

British Steel risks collapse with 25,000 jobs under threat British Steel risks collapse with 25,000 jobs under threat

The steelmaking firm has requested a £75m loan from the United Kingdom government, but later reduced its request to £30m after Greybull agreed to add more to the total costs, a source speaking to Reuters said on Tuesday following negotiations.

Impossible Foods takes on sausage with Little Caesars Impossible Foods takes on sausage with Little Caesars

Little Caesars is the first national pizza chain to add a meat substitute to the menu. Burger King , White Castle, Qdoba, Carl's Jr., Bareburger and others sell items featuring plant-based protein in USA markets. Little Caesars isn't the first cha...

This is how much your shoes will cost if tariffs take effect This is how much your shoes will cost if tariffs take effect

Tariffs are paid by domestic companies, which often pass the cost to consumers in the form of higher prices. Footwear companies already pay some of the highest duties, so the industry is close to united in its opposition. Canada and the US reached a ...

Chevrolet unveils feature that disables vehicle unless seat belt is buckled Chevrolet unveils feature that disables vehicle unless seat belt is buckled

The system will come standard on the 2020 Chevrolet Traverse, Malibu and Colorado models. Unlike the 1970s version, it will let a driver start the vehicle, but not shift into drive until they fasten their belt. A parent can activate the mode in the a...

The US Post Office is testing self-driving trucks this month The US Post Office is testing self-driving trucks this month

The first haul is leaving Phoenix this morning according to Bloomberg . "This pilot is just one of many ways the Postal Service is innovating and investing in its future". In the future, the startup aims to provide "depot-to-depot" service without...

Huawei Australia moves to reassure customers following United States ban affecting Android smartphones Huawei Australia moves to reassure customers following United States ban affecting Android smartphones

We want to assure Huawei customers in Australia that the U.S. actions involving Google will not impact consumers with a Huawei smartphone or tablet or those that are planning to buy a Huawei device in the near future from an Australian retail outle...

European Parliamentary Elections: North West region polling day arrangements European Parliamentary Elections: North West region polling day arrangements

The first seat goes to the party or candidate that receives the most votes cast across the region - but then it gets more complicated. MEPs represent the whole of the North West region - so everybody who is eligible to vote in the region will be vo...

Ryanair says profits down more than a quarter Ryanair says profits down more than a quarter

The company said: "Assuming revenue per passenger (RPP) growth of 3%, we are guiding broadly flat Group profits". "Short-haul capacity growth and the absence of Easter in quarter four led to a 6pc fare decline, which stimulated 7pc traffic growth t...

New Coke returns for Stranger Things season 3

Stranger Things creators The Duffer Brothers directed a new trailer for the Netflix series that doubles as a commercial for the drink and will be played in select movie theaters starting May 24. "The partnership with Coke gives Netflix the opportuni...

Fort Worth International Airport to get new terminal

On Monday, officials from the airport and its dominant airline said it was too soon to talk about specific design elements of the project, including parking issues. It will be the first new facility at DFW since the 2005 opening of the global termina...

No winning ticket for Friday night’s $22M Lotto Max jackpot No winning ticket for Friday night’s $22M Lotto Max jackpot

Tickets purchased in Ontario and Edmonton matched six of the seven winning numbers plus the bonus to claim $107,025 each. This is the fourth Lotto jackpot to be won so far this year and amazingly, the second won in "The Wee County". "A recent r...

Cryptocurrency scams triple in a year - at £27m total cost to victims

Victims were swindled out of £14,600 on average. Fraudsters often use social media to promote their "get rich quick" online trading platforms. Social media posts are used to grab the attention of potential investors, often containing fake celeb...

Jamie Oliver deeply saddened after devastating news Jamie Oliver deeply saddened after devastating news

Jamie's Italian has appointed KPMG as administrators, the company confirmed today, and as many as 1,300 jobs are expected to be affected by the insolvency process. The administration could mark the end of Oliver's United Kingdom restaurant empire, wh...

Salesforce Restores Service After Outage 05/20/2019 Salesforce Restores Service After Outage 05/20/2019

An update from yesterday states, "We restored administrators' access to orgs affected by the recent permissions issue". "It has been confirmed on mutliple orgs, spanning multiple shards... "We expect to be able to restore access soon as we continue...

Ryanair delays first B737 Max delivery until winter

The news sent the airline's shares tumbling close to a four-year low yesterday, closing 51 cents, or 4.8 per cent, down at €10.29, and sparking a wider sell-off in the sector. "If that weren't enough, oil prices are on the rise and excess capacity is...

Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all of its 650 stores Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all of its 650 stores

In the Baltimore area, Dressbarn has stores in Arundel Mills in Hanover, White Marsh Mall , Timonium Square, Severna Park Shopping Center, The Village at Waugh Chapel in Gambrills, Laurel Shopping Center and Festival at Bel Air. "This decision w...

Scott Morrison holds onto power in Coalition victory Scott Morrison holds onto power in Coalition victory

The count in the NSW seat of Macquarie took a turn on Monday afternoon, with the Liberals' Sarah Richards edging ahead of Labor MP Susan Templeman. The Liberals also appeared on track to win the Labor-held seats of Chisholm in Victoria, and Bass in...

Manchester Airport unable to refuel planes, causing massive delays and cancellations Manchester Airport unable to refuel planes, causing massive delays and cancellations

It is believed that all refuelling on site has stopped - the airport suggests a power failure is the cause. "Please speak to your airline for specific flight information and updates". When asked on social media by a concerned passenger, a spokesman f...

Impossible Foods debuts meatless sausage at Little Caesars Impossible Foods debuts meatless sausage at Little Caesars

The Detroit-based chain's leaning into the meatless craze is a new tactic. Little Caesars is the first national pizza chain to add a meat substitute to the menu. Earlier this month, Beyond Meat debuted on the Nasdaq; its stock price has more than...

China stocks, yuan weaken on trade war escalation China stocks, yuan weaken on trade war escalation

President Donald Trump that raised hopes of a deal between the two sides. If the United States retaliates by imposing 25% tariffs on all remaining Chinese goods ($339.5 billion, using data of USA imports from China in 2018) China mightreact more ...

Trump Looks at War Crimes Pardons Trump Looks at War Crimes Pardons

Trump previously expressed sympathy for Eddie Gallagher, the Navy SEAL in question, in a March tweet saying he would be moved to "less restrictive confinement" ahead of his trial. "A freewheeling pardon undermines that whole system". Now Trump, in ...

Google Will Continue To Support Existing Huawei Phones Google Will Continue To Support Existing Huawei Phones

Reuters today (May 19) reports that Google is suspending any business with Huawei that involves the transfer of hardware or software not covered by open-source licenses. Huawei executive Richard Yu was reported to have said: "We have prepared our ...

Tata Motors Q4 profit falls 49% to Rs 1,108 crore Tata Motors Q4 profit falls 49% to Rs 1,108 crore

The automaker's loss came at ₹26,993 crore for the three months ended 31 December. Weakness in the Chinese auto market resulted in a 5.8 percent decline in sales to 578,915 vehicles in the region. Finance chief P.B. Balaji told reporters he expected ...

FCC chairman backs T-Mobile-Sprint deal in key endorsement FCC chairman backs T-Mobile-Sprint deal in key endorsement

The $26 billion merger would give control of all of Sprint's communication licenses and permissions over to T-Mobile, according to the FCC merger docket . 5G promises faster speeds and could support new technologies. In a filing with the FCC on ...

Ford Layoffs: Automaker Cutting 10% Of Global Salaried Workforce

In an email to employees, Ford CEO Jim Hackett said job cuts in North America would be completed by the end of the week, with layoffs in global markets to conclude by the end of August. "Ford is a family company and saying goodbye to colleagues is ...

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