Tuesday April 7-th, 2020

Royal Mail workers vote for strike action which could hit Christmas Royal Mail workers vote for strike action which could hit Christmas

Dates for strike action have not but been launched, nonetheless employees could maybe well target the Dark Friday sales or the festive period. The Act determines that a majority of those balloted must return their ballot paper, with the high thresh...

Agreement on new Brexit deal reached, says Boris Johnson Agreement on new Brexit deal reached, says Boris Johnson

These came as negotiations between the European Union (EU) and the British Government continued on the eve of a critical European Union Summit taking place on Thursday. Much like a teacher who knows they've lost the class's attention, Juncker gave a ...

Cannabis producer Aphria posts second consecutive quarterly profit, shares jump Cannabis producer Aphria posts second consecutive quarterly profit, shares jump

Cannabis company Aphria Inc . reported a profit of $16.4 million in its latest quarter, its second consecutive quarter of profitable growth. Our success was also driven by our global business and the strength and growth of our brands, particularly...

September Unemployment 5.2%, Forecast To Climb September Unemployment 5.2%, Forecast To Climb

Employment in Australia rose by 14.7K in September, following August's 34.7K rise, which was mainly driven by the rise in part-time jobs. "On any measure, Queensland now has the highest unemployment rate in the nation with a record 178,000 Queensla...

Qatar pledges to end 'kafala' employment laws Qatar pledges to end 'kafala' employment laws

Under Qatar's " kafala " (Arabic word for sponsorship) system, migrant workers must obtain their employers' permission - a no-objection certificate (NOC) - before changing jobs, a law that rights activists say ties them with their employers and fue...

Canadian inflation holds steady at 1.9% in September Canadian inflation holds steady at 1.9% in September

According to surveys, the expectations from the British public for inflation in 2020 has gone down, following high levels in the past few years. The Bank of England has said that marking inflation pressures imply it may still want to raise rates of...

GM and UAW reach tentative deal to end strike GM and UAW reach tentative deal to end strike

Little is known about the proposed agreement, but the union claims to have "achieved major wins for UAW-GM members". "They are nervous; they are nervous about what the future holds ... Adams said the Lordstown plant's closing overshadowed, at least...

Oil rises 1% on OPEC supply cuts

Global benchmark Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 had risen 25 cents to 58.99 dollars by 0621 GMT, up about 0.4 per cent from the previous day's close. In early trading, prices had slipped because of concerns about weaker demand for fuel due to slower...

Here's what's on the negotiation table — GM strike Here's what's on the negotiation table — GM strike

While she had a face-to-face meeting with union president Gary Jones and UAW chief negotiator Terry Dittes last week, this is the first time since the start of the 30-day old strike she sat down with the union's full negotiating team. The deal is not...

Electric vehicle startup, Faraday Future founder files for bankruptcy Electric vehicle startup, Faraday Future founder files for bankruptcy

Some 90 per cent of the people or businesses owed money need to approve the plan by November 8, and by signing the plan, the creditors also release Jia from all personal liability and claims . Faraday Future added that CEO Yueting will focus on its ...

Taco Bell Beef Recall Taco Bell Beef Recall

Taco Bell is also reporting that the contaminated seasoned beef was processed at only one plant. By Monday, 100% of the product had been removed and discarded from the affected locations, Taco Bell said . USDA's food safety unit routinely co...

Swiss Inspects Airbus A220 Jets as Engine Snag Prompts Grounding Swiss Inspects Airbus A220 Jets as Engine Snag Prompts Grounding

The company canceled 19 flights on Wednesday. A July 25 Swiss flight from Geneva to London experienced engine failure after part of the turbine disintegrated over Paris, while one from Zurich to Dusseldorf had to turn around earlier the same month be...

Volvo steps toward climate neutral goals with 249-mile electric XC40 Volvo steps toward climate neutral goals with 249-mile electric XC40

Volvo Cars aims for plug-in hybrid cars to make up 20 percent of total sales in 2020. On a fast-charger, Volvo says the XC40 Recharge will replenish its battery from zero to 80 percent in about 40 minutes, and Volvo said it will include one year...

Bipartisan House vote condemns Trump’s withdrawal from Syria Bipartisan House vote condemns Trump’s withdrawal from Syria

The American move effectively abandoned the Kurdish fighters allied with the U.S. and cleared the way for Turkey's invasion aimed at crushing them. The abrupt withdrawal of USA troops pushed the Kurds to strike a deal with the Russia-backed gov...

Deal reached to end GM strike Deal reached to end GM strike

They did not confirm any terms or details of what the agreement includes. The deal is likely to include some pay raises, lump sum payments to workers, and requirements that GM build new vehicles in USA factories, the Associated Press reports.

Aurora Cannabis Inchares (NYSE:ACB) Just Reported Increased Shorts Aurora Cannabis Inchares (NYSE:ACB) Just Reported Increased Shorts

Hold Signals: An experts recommendation to neither buy nor sell a security. Specialists experienced mean rating at 0 following agreement investigation. ACB, stock is as of now appearing down return of -9.4% all through a week ago and saw bearis...

Korea aims for fully autonomous vehicles by 2027 Korea aims for fully autonomous vehicles by 2027

The massive investment is backed by the Korean government. Hyundai's plan also received a boost from the South Korean government, which said on Tuesday that it plans to spend 1.7 trillion won from 2021-27 to boost autonomous vehicle technology.

Brexit talks to resume on final day before crunch EU summit Brexit talks to resume on final day before crunch EU summit

Sinn Fein President, Mary Lou McDonald. A Number 10 source said progress was still being made in the talks, which ran to about 1.30am in the Belgian capital and will resume on Wednesday morning. The DUP warned "gaps remain" in a statement on Tues...

EXRNchain Price Reaches $0.0000 on Exchanges (EXRN) EXRNchain Price Reaches $0.0000 on Exchanges (EXRN)

During the last week , AI Doctor has traded 6.4% lower against the dollar. One Ampleforth token can now be purchased for approximately $0.52 or 0.00006299 BTC on major exchanges including Ethfinex and Bilaxy. MCO (MCO) traded up 0.1% against the d...

Ontario weed company destroys $77 million worth of cannabis Ontario weed company destroys $77 million worth of cannabis

CannTrust will also destroy roughly $12 million worth of "biological assets" like plants. Those "non-compliance matters" first came to light in early July when CannTrust disclosed that it had run afoul of Health Canada due to unlicensed productio...

Nicola Sturgeon: I’ll ask for referendum in weeks Nicola Sturgeon: I’ll ask for referendum in weeks

But Ms Sturgeon said the "situation is very fluid" - and that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn could possibly be in power by the time she makes the request for a second referendum, dubbed indyref2. Pro-UK parties argue that the Scottish deficit figures ...

Bullard Says Fed Must Consider `Additional Insurance' in Next Meetings Bullard Says Fed Must Consider `Additional Insurance' in Next Meetings

These developments seem "to suggest US monetary policy is too restrictive for the current environment", said Bullard, who had argued for a 50-basis point rate cut at last month's FOMC meeting. Bullard said "the FOMC has tried to help insure against t...

Turkey-Syria offensive: U.S. sanctions Turkish ministries Turkey-Syria offensive: U.S. sanctions Turkish ministries

Children walk pas a Syrian revolutionary flag by the Syrian border on the edge of the town of Akcakale, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey . Syrian forces have since taken control of an area of more than 1,000 square kilometers around Manbij,...

Volkswagen postpones decision on plant in Turkey - Economy Volkswagen postpones decision on plant in Turkey - Economy

However, after the start of the operation in Syria , the company management is in no hurry to sign the construction contract, notes the publication. "We are carefully monitoring the current situation and look with concern at current developments",...

China reportedly wants USA to remove tariffs to hit $50 billion imports China reportedly wants USA to remove tariffs to hit $50 billion imports

While tariff increases set for October 15 were delayed, the U.S.is still slated to impose levies on another $160 billion in Chinese goods in mid-December. China's global trade surplus grew 42.2% to $ 39.7 billion. I don't think Trump will be ha...

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