Saturday October 20-th, 2018

Pilot strike forces Ryanair to cancel 10 pct of Irish… Pilot strike forces Ryanair to cancel 10 pct of Irish…

IALPA said the language used by Mr Wilson "only pushes the parties further apart" and downplayed expectations of a resolution by this Thursday. There are now a number of European unions representing cabin crews, including Belgium's CNE/LBC, Spain's...

Justice Department to Appeal Antitrust Approval for AT&T-Time Warner Merger Justice Department to Appeal Antitrust Approval for AT&T-Time Warner Merger

The US government has chose to appeal against a landmark court ruling that cleared the way for telecoms giant AT&T to buy Time Warner. Instead he backed AT&T's claims that the merger would allow the companies to marry the telecom giant's trove of c...

A Storm Is Brewing For U.S. Oil Exports A Storm Is Brewing For U.S. Oil Exports

The markets were under pressure before the regular session opening on Wednesday in reaction to the release of a new list of tariffs on China by the United States. "For WTI (U.S. light crude) there is tightness at Cushing, which will be supportive o...

Private bus subsidies possible after Greyhound nixes B.C. routes Private bus subsidies possible after Greyhound nixes B.C. routes

In a statement, the company called the decision "regrettable", blaming it on declining ridership in rural communities, increased competition from subsidized national and inter-regional passenger transportation services, the entry of low-priced carr...

China's trade surplus with United States swells in June China's trade surplus with United States swells in June

Analysts also pointed out that Chinese export growth slowed to 11.3% year on year in June, from 12.2% in May, illustrating that exporters, faced with the threat of further trade barriers, were becoming more circumspect in sending goods overseas.

Chris Wallace Announces Exclusive Interview With Vladimir Putin Monday After Trump Summit Chris Wallace Announces Exclusive Interview With Vladimir Putin Monday After Trump Summit

Trump said he let countries know during this week's summit that he was "extremely unhappy". After leading allies to believe that the US might abandon its commitment to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization , President Trump reversed course at a...

'A great meeting': Trump wants North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies to double defence spending

At a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels today, Trump suggested that USA allies should commit to spending 4 per cent of their GDP on defence, up from the current goal of moving toward 2 per cent by 2024. And he claimed the other 2...

President Trump unleashes on British leader - and it’s really bad President Trump unleashes on British leader - and it’s really bad

Mr Trump said earlier this week that the United Kingdom was in "turmoil", following the resignation of cabinet ministers David Davis and Boris Johnson . The City of London financial district and TheCityUK, which promotes Britain as a financi...

Woolworths Recalls Frozen Rice mix amid Listeria Concerns Woolworths Recalls Frozen Rice mix amid Listeria Concerns

ALDI: Only products with country of origin of Belgium, United Kingdom or Hungary, all other countries not affected . "Thorough cooking would ensure that the product is safe". So far no Australian cases have been reported, but customers should still b...

Bank of Canada Raises Key Interest Rate To 1.50% Bank of Canada Raises Key Interest Rate To 1.50%

The fourth rate increase since July 2017 comes as Canada grapples with the pressures of rising inflation and solid job growth despite an increasingly hostile US trade policy that could choke off demand from Canada's largest export market. It means co...

Pfizer says it will Pfizer says it will "defer" drug price hike after Trump tweet

Pharmaceutical company shares rose after Trump unveiled his drug pricing blueprint and the administration has not yet taken serious action to lower prices. He accused the company of taking advantage of the poor and defenseless while giving bargains...

Iran assures India on oil supply say after diplomats warning Iran assures India on oil supply say after diplomats warning

Trump said he would reintroduce sanctions, and Washington later told countries they must stop buying Iran's oil from November 4 or face financial consequences. A report last week from Swiss investment bank UBS found spare capacity, the amount of ...

President Lungu attends Turkish President Erdo?an’s inauguration President Lungu attends Turkish President Erdo?an’s inauguration

The changes are the result of a bitterly fought referendum in 2017 , where Mr Erdogan campaigned for a Yes vote and won narrowly amid allegations of vote rigging. The two-day North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit started with the attendance of 2...

Bank of Canada delivers another hike, key interest rate rises to 1.5%

Thanks to stronger economic data, experts are predicting governor Stephen Poloz to hike the rate from its current level of 1.25 per cent. This is contributing to financial stresses in some emerging market economies. The decision will likely prompt Ca...

Trump’s trade war: what is it and which products are affected? Trump’s trade war: what is it and which products are affected?

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang are holding talks on closer economic cooperation in Berlin on Monday as the two countries seek a coordinated strategy in response to the United States administration's protectionis...

OPEC Wont Take Additional Action As Oil Prices Rise OPEC Wont Take Additional Action As Oil Prices Rise

On Wednesday, Trump said in a tweet the "OPEC Monopoly must remember that gas prices are up and they are doing little to help". This statement comes in the wake of fresh sanctions on Iran after US President Donald Trump chose to pull out of the n...

US May List Tariffs On $200 Billion More Chinese Products US May List Tariffs On $200 Billion More Chinese Products

The additional USA tariffs, which will go through a two-month approval process including a public hearing, come after China retaliated in a tit-for-tat trade skirmish last week. "There is no justification for such action", he said in a statement. ...

Erdogan takes on new powers, names son-in-law finance chief Erdogan takes on new powers, names son-in-law finance chief

The lira currency, which has been battered this year by concerns about President Tayyip Erdogan's drive for greater control over monetary policy, declined after the changes were published. The Government said its measures were necessary given the sec...

Timehop security breach leaked names, email addresses - here's what you can do Timehop security breach leaked names, email addresses - here's what you can do

Timehop says its has notified all its European users of the breach. We have deactivated these keys so they can no longer be used by anyone - so you'll have to re-authenticate to our App. Timehop also stressed that the attacker likely did not use its ...

Brexit: Third customs model devised ahead of cabinet talks Brexit: Third customs model devised ahead of cabinet talks

But Dr Lee said: "We need courageous, rational leadership to get our country successfully through Brexit", with "decisions based on reality and evidence, not dreams and dogma". Briefing Cabinet ministers ahead of the Chequers talks, Oliver Robbins is...

Oil prices at highest level in three years Oil prices at highest level in three years

Asian oil refiners are racing to secure crude supplies in anticipation of an escalating trade war between the United States and China, and as Washington plans tough sanctions against Iran aimed at shutting the country out of oil markets .

Erdogan to take oath as Turkey’s1st Executive President with vast powers Erdogan to take oath as Turkey’s1st Executive President with vast powers

The new system abolishes the post of prime minister, granting the president the power to appoint the cabinet - which he was expected to announce later on Monday - and unelected vice-presidents. More than 150,000 state employees have lost their jobs...

Trump Tariffs Against China Take Effect Trump Tariffs Against China Take Effect

Speaking to reporters late Thursday en route to a campaign-style rally in Montana, just before tariffs on U$34 billion worth of Chinese imports were set to go into effect, Trump said there are more to come. "You have to put all of this into conte...

UK: Dominic Raab replaces David Davis as Brexit Secretary UK: Dominic Raab replaces David Davis as Brexit Secretary

In this Thursday, May 17, 2018 file photo, British Prime Minister Theresa May looks on during a news conference with her Macedonian counterpart Zoran Zaev, not pictured, following their meeting at the government building in Skopje, Macedonia.

Starbucks plans to stop offering plastic straws by 2020 Starbucks plans to stop offering plastic straws by 2020

Starbucks said the new strawless lids will first be implemented in Seattle and Vancouver in the third quarter of this year. In May, the European Union also suggested a ban on some plastic items, including straws. Starbucks said that it will begi...

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