Saturday January 29-th, 2022

Britain inks post-Brexit trade deal with Japan Britain inks post-Brexit trade deal with Japan

He also said Japan welcomes Britain's interest in joining the 11-member Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) free trade deal, and intends to provide necessary support. Britain said the new deal meant 99% of it...

UK Inflation Rises In September UK Inflation Rises In September

The average of the core inflation measures - often seen as a better gauge of underlying price pressures - picked up slightly to 1.73 per cent in September, from 1.7 per cent in August. This was partially offset by smaller downward contributions from ...

IAG posts €1.3bn Q3 loss, cuts capacity IAG posts €1.3bn Q3 loss, cuts capacity

IAG said third-quarter revenue fell 83% to 1.2 billion euros in results released a week earlier than expected, saying it was operating in an environment as "high uncertainty". IAG said on October 22 that for the fourth quarter, it would fly only 30...

CVS to hire 15,000 workers to prepare for more COVID-19 cases CVS to hire 15,000 workers to prepare for more COVID-19 cases

More than 10,000 of these positions are for full- and part-time licensed pharmacy technicians, some of which will be offered on temporary bases with the possibility of becoming permanent. As an integral part of the healthcare system, pharmacy profess...

Quibi Is Shutting Down After 6 Disappointing Months Quibi Is Shutting Down After 6 Disappointing Months

The platform announced the change Monday stating that Quibi's new living room apps were available, and would support Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Fire Stick, Apple TV, and Android TV . All Quibi viewing on TVs is in standard horizontal mode, as oppose...

СOVID-19 Accelerates Workforce Automation, New Jobs Still Coming, WEF Report Suggests СOVID-19 Accelerates Workforce Automation, New Jobs Still Coming, WEF Report Suggests

According to the study, analytical thinking, creativity and flexibility are among the top skills needed over the next five years, while data and artificial intelligence, content creation and cloud computing are the top emerging professions.

Hyundai i20 N unveiled, launch in early 2021 Hyundai i20 N unveiled, launch in early 2021

As the pictures reveal, the new model shamelessly borrows its styling cues from Hyundai's WRC auto (tick), and gets a new-for-Europe 1.6-litre turbocharged four-cylinder that powers the front axle with 204hp at 6,000rpm and 203lb ft of torque from ...

Cathay Pacific to cut over 5,000 Hong Kong jobs; close Dragon brand Cathay Pacific to cut over 5,000 Hong Kong jobs; close Dragon brand

Cathay Pacific announced plans Wednesday to cut its workforce by almost a quarter and close one of its short-haul airlines in an effort to survive the "devastating" impacts of the coronavirus pandemic . "The future remains highly uncertain and it i...

GMC Is Unveiling the New All-Electric Hummer Tonight. Watch the Livestream Here GMC Is Unveiling the New All-Electric Hummer Tonight. Watch the Livestream Here

After teasing it for more than a year, the USA carmaker unveiled the third generation Hummer early on Wednesday. Then it's the 2X with only two motors for $89,995, followed by the base version with 250-mile range for $79,995. Ultravision front and ...

Plastic bag ban goes into effect at stores across Long Island Plastic bag ban goes into effect at stores across Long Island

The opening of the store has been timed to coincide with a new plastic bag ban across New York State, where more than 23 billion plastic bags are now used each year, according to local government figures. The ban prohibits the use of plastic bags i...

U.S. Stock ETFs Gain on Stimulus Talk Progress U.S. Stock ETFs Gain on Stimulus Talk Progress

Investors also had their eye on Washington in hopes that Democrats and Republicans will reach a deal to deliver more aid for the economy. The two sides "continued to narrow their differences" in a phone call Monday afternoon, according to Pelosi...

Bugatti who? 508,73 km/h SSC Tuatara is fastest production vehicle! Bugatti who? 508,73 km/h SSC Tuatara is fastest production vehicle!

The SSC Tuatara hypercar recently broke all records to become the world's new fastest auto. With professional racing driver Oliver Webb behind the wheel of a production model Tuatara on street tires and non-race fuel, the hypercar managed to se...

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell to Speak About Digital Currencies Today Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell to Speak About Digital Currencies Today

But Powell said the Fed has a special need to be cautious since the USA dollar is a global reserve currency, used by companies and central banks worldwide. One such research was a collaboration between the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and the MIT...

OPEC+ fears second virus wave could lead to oil surplus in 2021 OPEC+ fears second virus wave could lead to oil surplus in 2021

In September, the panel had not seen a surplus under any scenarios it considered. OPEC+, a grouping of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and allied producers including Russian Federation, fear a prolonged second wave of the pand...

Australia bootmaker bought by mining tycoon Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest Australia bootmaker bought by mining tycoon Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest

Tattarang acquired the 88-year-old company from U.S. private equity firm L Catterton, bringing it back under Australian ownership for the first time since 2014. Forrest, founder and chairman of mining giant Fortescue Metals, said he had been wearing ...

Donald Trump may secure AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine before United Kingdom does Donald Trump may secure AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine before United Kingdom does

The National Governors Association (NGA) sent a list of questions to the Trump Administration seeking clarification on how the federal government will most effectively distribute and administer a Coronavirus vaccine . In an open letter , Albert Bou...

Chinese regulator's approval moves Ant Group closer to United States dollars 35 billion IPO Chinese regulator's approval moves Ant Group closer to United States dollars 35 billion IPO

Representatives of the online finance platform controlled by Alibaba Group Holding founder Jack Ma are set to meet with the listing committee of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong later on Monday, according to three people familiar with the IPO prepar...

Loophole over mobile phone use by drivers set to be closed Loophole over mobile phone use by drivers set to be closed

The government are planning new laws that will see drivers fined £200 with six points if they are caught touching their phone. But drivers have successfully argued that filming or taking photos while driving does not match the wording in the curren...

Michael Gove challenged by Andrew Marr over Brexit claims Michael Gove challenged by Andrew Marr over Brexit claims

On Friday evening, an European Union spokesman tweeted that chief negotiator Michel Barnier held video talks with his British counterpart David Frost and that negotiators from both sides will be in touch on Monday for further discussions on the "stru...

Britain's John Lewis announces $1.3 billion recovery plan Britain's John Lewis announces $1.3 billion recovery plan

It said it is investing £100 million to rapidly grow its financial services arm, with customers able to secure retail credit across its business from early next year. It will retain its "Never Knowingly Undersold" price pledge for the time being. ...

Jet Airways lenders approve bid by Kalrock Capital-Murari Jalan Jet Airways lenders approve bid by Kalrock Capital-Murari Jalan

UK-based Kalrock group - a global firm operating in financial advisory and alternative asset management - is backed by Fritsch, an investment group founded by serial entrepreneur Florian Fritsch, who has partnered some of the most influential familie...

Virgin Australia CEO Paul Scurrah to step down after Bain takeover Virgin Australia CEO Paul Scurrah to step down after Bain takeover

Bain still plans to keep Virgin's lounges and business-class offering in contrast to reports that it would become a budget carrier, though not as premium a level as that desired by Scurrah, one of the people said. "This will appeal to the full spectr...

Renault Megane eVision concept previews new EV model Renault Megane eVision concept previews new EV model

Safety features are pretty comprehensive given the car's budget billing, with a speed limiter, auto emergency braking , auto headlights, six airbags and the ability to contact the emergency services all thrown in as standard. With a CCS connection, ...

British Airways slapped with R430-million fine for data breach British Airways slapped with R430-million fine for data breach

First, the airline has taken the security of its customer data a lot more seriously since the 2018 incident, and they have now applied state-of-the-art protection systems and all of the suggested precautionary measures. "When organizations take poor ...

Oil prices may remain below $50 a barrel until 2023 Oil prices may remain below $50 a barrel until 2023

Crude stockpiles fell by 5.4 million, while distillate stockpiles, which include diesel and, fell by 3.9 million barrels. The American Petroleum Institute said US crude inventories fell more than expected in the latest week, according to a report r...

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