Saturday December 15-th, 2018

Millionaire's daughter dies of allergy on British Airways flight Millionaire's daughter dies of allergy on British Airways flight

But she suddenly fell unconscious and suffered a cardiac arrest before being given cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The statement said: "We waited a couple of minutes to see how she reacted". The inquest at West London Coroner's Court is expected to ...

UK's Labour opposition says it will reject Theresa May's Brexit deal UK's Labour opposition says it will reject Theresa May's Brexit deal

The vote opens up a clear division between the UK's two main parties - with the Conservative minority government still committed to leaving. The math on that vote looks ominous for May's government, however, because it lacks an overall majority.

Michael Kors makes high-end fashion statement with $2.2 billion Versace buy Michael Kors makes high-end fashion statement with $2.2 billion Versace buy

The 1.83 billion euro deal was hotly anticipated and adds the Italian brand's maximalist sensibility to its portfolio, which includes Michael Kors as well as Jimmy Choo, which was acquired for $1.2 billion a year ago. With its recent acquisition,...

Sensex plunges 536 points, Nifty breaches 11,000 mark Sensex plunges 536 points, Nifty breaches 11,000 mark

The benchmark BSE Sensex rose 347 points to finish at 36,652, while the broader NSE Nifty managed to reclaim the psychological 11,000-mark. On the other hand, HCL Technologies, Monnet Ispat & Energy, Gangotri Textiles, Electrosteel Steels, Prak...

Canada not making concessions needed for a NAFTA deal, says U.S.

The U.S. reached an agreement with Mexico to overhaul NAFTA last month and is now pushing Canada to sign on. As a result, the agreement would have to be finalized before October. "There's still a fair amount of distance between us. We certainly want ...

Comcast buys 29.1 percent of Sky stock in market purchases Comcast buys 29.1 percent of Sky stock in market purchases

Comcast Corp.'s winning bid for Sky Plc is poised to catapult the USA cable giant's debt load to $100 billion or more, putting it in a club that only a handful of other companies belong to. Since then, Fox again raised their offer - to UK£14 per sh...

Instagram founders clash with Mark Zuckerberg, leave Facebook Instagram founders clash with Mark Zuckerberg, leave Facebook

Systrom and Krieger did not give a reason for their departure, according to people familiar, but said they planned to take time off after leaving Instagram. As the New York Times noted, Instagram isn't the only one of Facebook's assets to lose it...

Gold Prices Fall As US-China Trade Spat Intensifies Gold Prices Fall As US-China Trade Spat Intensifies

Americans for Prosperity President Tim Phillips on why he disagrees with President Trump's tariff fight with China. As the fight intensifies, China is running out of USA imports for retaliation. Neither side has backed down since the tit-for-tat ta...

OPEC Sees Competition With U.S. Shale Oil Subsiding After 2023 OPEC Sees Competition With U.S. Shale Oil Subsiding After 2023

The U.S. trade balance between imports and exports widened during that time, with net imports reaching 4.54 million barrels per day in August, up 56 percent from two months prior. The biggest source of new global supply, USA shale, is also experienci...

Attorney General Rod Rosenstein resigns before Trump can fire him Attorney General Rod Rosenstein resigns before Trump can fire him

Rosenstein's decisions, including the renewal of a warrant to surveil a former Trump campaign adviser, have prompted furious Twitter outbursts from the president. He angrily asked confidants, both inside and outside the White House, how to respond. ...

SiriusXM is buying Pandora, and that’s a huge deal SiriusXM is buying Pandora, and that’s a huge deal

Pandora , one of the oldest names in the music streaming market, is being purchased by SiriusXM for $3.5 billion in stock. It isn't exactly a secret that SiriusXM has lost a bit of its luster with the rise of cheap music streaming services , but a...

Canada’s Barrick in $18B merger to create world’s largest gold miner Canada’s Barrick in $18B merger to create world’s largest gold miner

Monday's news sent Randgold's share price soaring 5.79 percent to 5,208 pence in late morning deals on London's falling FTSE 100 index. Barrick executive chairman John L Thornton, who will retain the role, said: "The combination of Barrick and ...

Oil prices surge to near four-year high Oil prices surge to near four-year high

Trafigura Group co-head of oil trading Ben Luckock sees $90 oil by Christmas and $100 in early 2019. "Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation confirmed that they not raising output - and this is bad news for President Trump as he wants a lower oil pri...

Could you stay 30 hours in a coffin? Could you stay 30 hours in a coffin?

Louis is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a macabre contest, promising prizes to anyone who can spend 30 hours inside a coffin. "Well, not exactly alone, some of our Fright Fest Freaks will be lurking about in the darkness", the theme park sai...

Michael Kors to take control of Italy’s Versace Michael Kors to take control of Italy’s Versace

Donatella Versace, who has helped run the company with her brother Santo Versace since the murder of their sibling Gianni in 1997, has called a meeting with employees Tuesday to announce the sale, according to two people familiar with the situation.

Oil jumps 2 % as market tightens, more gains seen

The price rally mainly stemmed from a decline in oil exports from OPEC member Iran due to fresh USA sanctions. "We protect the countries of the Middle East, they would not be safe for very long without us, and yet they continue to push for higher...

Porsche ends diesel run, all models electrified by 2025 Porsche ends diesel run, all models electrified by 2025

Blume said Porsche had "never developed and produced diesel engines", having used Audi motors, yet the image of the brand had suffered. At the time, the firm said that didn't mean it had "decided to stop all diesel models" forever. Next year,...

OPEC, allies agree not to further increase oil production

OPEC's leader Saudi Arabia and its biggest oil-producer ally outside the group, Russia , ruled out on Sunday any immediate, additional increase in crude output, effectively rebuffing US President Donald Trump's calls for action to cool the mark...

ABC boss Michelle Guthrie sacked just halfway through her five-year term ABC boss Michelle Guthrie sacked just halfway through her five-year term

Ousted ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie has responded to her shock axing, saying she is " devastated " at the decision made by the national broadcaster's board of directors and is now considering her legal options. "The ABC board has legi...

Trump tweet biggest insult to U.S. allies in ME: Iran

The body said demand would continue rising despite electric-powered vehicles taking an increasing market share and political moves to champion renewable energy. "So far, we have chose to stick to our June agreements", Novak said. The OPEC cartel in...

Melbourne airport lockdown lifted after breach of security Melbourne airport lockdown lifted after breach of security

Melbourne police took Sankat into custody and airport spokeswoman Lori Booker praised the airline's staff and police for taking swift action. Sankat was charged with criminal theft of an aircraft, criminal trespassing and visa violation hours.

Strawberries pulled from shelves in New Zealand after needles found within Strawberries pulled from shelves in New Zealand after needles found within

Countdown is warning customers to cut up strawberries before eating them after needles were found in fruit bought in an Auckland supermarket. It was not yet clear whether the needles had been inserted in Australia or after export, New Zealand Min...

Saudi Arabia's National Commercial Bank Imitates Central Bank; Joins RippleNet Saudi Arabia's National Commercial Bank Imitates Central Bank; Joins RippleNet

Now when XRP is seen in an obvious bull run , many enthusiasts believe that Ripple's native token could easily head for 3.40$ per one XRP by the end of the year, judging by the performance in the market XRP is showcasing since the announcement o...

May's team draw up contingency plans for November election May's team draw up contingency plans for November election

Earlier Irish premier Leo Varadkar, who reportedly clashed with Mrs May in Salzburg over the issue of the border with Northern Ireland, acknowledged negotiations had hit a "rocky patch" but said they would keep working for a deal. Declaring that "we ...

Tilray shows the highs, lows of investing in pot Tilray shows the highs, lows of investing in pot

Privateer's stake in Tilray was valued at $7.9 billion as of 12:15 p.m.in NY on Wednesday, giving each founder a net worth of at least $2.6 billion, assuming they hold equal stakes. Medical marijuana is allowed in 29 states. Tilray is now one of the...

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