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Iran looking for options on oil sales amid USA sanctions

Iran looking for options on oil sales amid USA sanctions

French oil major Total has abandoned its billion-dollar plans to develop the world's biggest gas project in Iran as the threat of U.S. sanctions against the Middle Eastern state begin to take their to...

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Gatwick Airport posts flight info on white boards after digital screens fail

Gatwick Airport posts flight info on white boards after digital screens fail

Gatwick Express, which provides trains to the airport, said the issues "may result in screens around the station showing no information". Gatwick passengers were left furious after the boards, which...

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Why you shouldn't be flushing your contact lenses

Why you shouldn't be flushing your contact lenses

So the team set about conducting one. The new research suggests that contact lenses could be exacerbating this microplastics problem. Thankfully, unlike most types of environmental pollutions, thi...

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PepsiCo buys Sodastream for $3.2bn

PepsiCo buys Sodastream for $3.2bn

The Purchase, New York-based group will use cash on hand to fund the acquisition. "PepsiCo is finding new ways to reach consumers beyond the bottle". Other soft-drink producers have tried to tap the...

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Greece emerges from bailout programme

Greece emerges from bailout programme

He said: "You did it!" Congratulations to Greece and its people on ending the programme of financial assistance. As a condition of the loans, the Greek government was forced to introduce a series of...

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Congress uses revised GDP data to defend UPA’s economic record

Congress uses revised GDP data to defend UPA’s economic record

The report further claimed that in comparison to the UPA, the average growth rate during NDA's first four years (2014-18) was 7.35 per cent. "Since this government came to power in May 2014, there...

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Defiant Erdogan casts Turkey currency crisis in religious, patriotic terms

Defiant Erdogan casts Turkey currency crisis in religious, patriotic terms

The Turkish lira has lost about 30 percent of its value against the USA dollar since the beginning of August. Heavy selling in recent weeks has spread to other emerging market currencies and global ...

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Coles stores closed due to nationwide register outage

Coles stores closed due to nationwide register outage

Coles supermarket stores have closed this morning amid a nationwide computer outage, customers have reported. "We apologise. Our store is now closed due to circumstances beyond our control". Coles ...

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Trump suggests Canada has been sidelined from latest NAFTA negotiations

Trump suggests Canada has been sidelined from latest NAFTA negotiations

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Thursday had expressed hope for a breakthrough in the coming days. The U.S. and Mexico are pushing for an agreement this month that would give the co...

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House Committee Threatens to Subpoena Twitter CEO If He Doesn't Testify

House Committee Threatens to Subpoena Twitter CEO If He Doesn't Testify

Twitter has been accused of shadow-banning many conservative voices and comments, and recently President Donald Trump said his administration won't allow the practice to continue. "We were getting a ...

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Tesla files lawsuit against Ont. government over electric vehicle rebate cancellation

Tesla files lawsuit against Ont. government over electric vehicle rebate cancellation

Since 2010, the Ontario government had offered incentives to individuals purchasing or leasing hybrid-electric or electric vehicles. The Ontario government didn't immediately return a request for c...

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Elon Musk outburst raises drug 'concerns' for Tesla chiefs

Elon Musk outburst raises drug 'concerns' for Tesla chiefs

In a wide-ranging conversation in which the Times reported Musk choked up multiple times , the Tesla Motors and SpaceX spoke of working 120 hour weeks, spending his entire birthday in the Tesla ...

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House of Fraser cancels all online orders and refunds customers

House of Fraser cancels all online orders and refunds customers

EY has estimated that House of Fraser's unsecured creditors, aside from its employees, which will be transferred to Sports Direct , are owed around £484 million. Customers had been complaining abou...

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Trump sets wheels in motion to abolish quarterly reporting rule

Trump sets wheels in motion to abolish quarterly reporting rule

House of Representatives passed the JOBS and Investor Confidence Act of 2018 (S. 488), also known as the JOBS Act 3.0, with bipartisan support. In a tweet early today, Trump said that after speaking w...

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Watchdog subpoenas Tesla over Musk go-private tweet

Watchdog subpoenas Tesla over Musk go-private tweet

Elon Musk's itchy fingers appear to have landed him in hot water once again, after posting a Tweet saying he was considering taking Tesla private . Both Tesla and the SEC declined to comment on t...

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U.S. oil gains offsetting OPEC losses

U.S. oil gains offsetting OPEC losses

West Texas Intermediate, light crude oil is on track for a seventh week of losses, with a fall of more than three per cent. Brent was still heading for a 1-percent decline this week, a third conse...

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Turkish court rejects U.S. pastor's appeal, lira tumbles

Turkish court rejects U.S. pastor's appeal, lira tumbles

The Middle East Eye reported that Turkish diplomats are ready to comply - but want something in return. The fate of Andrew Brunson, charged with terror offenses by a Turkish court, also overshad...

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Google to unveil Amazon Echo Show competitor this year, report says

Google to unveil Amazon Echo Show competitor this year, report says

Time will tell, so stay tuned. After all, no one can criticise your gift if no one in the known universe has any idea what it's for. Should the rumors be true, the device would likely run Google's A...

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Turkey court rejects U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson release appeal

Turkey court rejects U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson release appeal

Upholding a lower court's decision earlier this week , the higher court also ruled against lifting a travel ban imposed on Mr Brunson . Ankara has accused Brunson of being linked to the Gulen mo...

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Google Employees Protest Secretive Plans for a Censored Chinese Search Engine

Google Employees Protest Secretive Plans for a Censored Chinese Search Engine

On Thursday, according to the New York Times , Google's chief executive told staff that development of the search engine was at an early stage and the company was not close to launching a search app ...

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Trump Directs SEC to Study Six-Month Reporting for Public Companies

Trump Directs SEC to Study Six-Month Reporting for Public Companies

Trump has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to study the impact of such a change. Quarterly earnings guidance is used by Wall Street and City analysts to build their earnings estimates an...

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Crews remove major rubble 3 days after Italy bridge collapse

Crews remove major rubble 3 days after Italy bridge collapse

Public funerals were scheduled at 11:30am Saturday for the victims, in the presence of Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and Genoa Archibishop Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco. The government has declar...

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Turkish court rejects 3rd appeal for U.S. pastor's release

Calling once again for Turkey to release Pastor Andrew Brunson Friday, President Donald Trump had harsh words for the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally before leaving the White House Friday fo...

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SEC reportedly began Tesla probe previous year

SEC reportedly began Tesla probe previous year

He claims he works up to 120 hours a week and has not taken more than a week off in 17 years. Is there someone who can do the job better? The newspaper reported that Musk had "alternated between lau...

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Anger grows in Italy as bridge toll hits 39

Anger grows in Italy as bridge toll hits 39

Lack of investment, poor maintenance and, in some cases, the involvement of mafia-run building companies that use poor quality concrete to increase profits, could all contribute to disasters like the ...

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More sanctions ready over Brunson case, US Treasury Sect. Mnuchin says

More sanctions ready over Brunson case, US Treasury Sect. Mnuchin says

Turkey's Finance Minister Berat Albayrak promised on Thursday the country will emerge "stronger" from the currency crisis sparked by a diplomatic spat with the United States, and ruled out an Inter...

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Australia's unemployment falls to lowest in nearly six years

Australia's unemployment falls to lowest in nearly six years

Australia's jobless rate edges closer to 5% full employment estimate. Trend employment increased by around 27,000 persons in July 2018 with full-time employment increasing by over 18,000 persons. An...

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Solar business: China wants WTO action against US

Solar business: China wants WTO action against US

Only a fraction went to the United States , with India the biggest market. Despite Trump's praise, The Journal notes that, though some some steelmakers are expanding production in the US, other USA...

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China vows to control debt despite fresh stimulus for cooling economy

China vows to control debt despite fresh stimulus for cooling economy

The country is taking a more cautious approach in its campaign to reduce financial risks and debt, which has spurred up borrowing costs and triggered a rising number of defaults. "Admittedly, infrastr...

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Dems ‘give up’ when I come to town for campaign rallies

Dems ‘give up’ when I come to town for campaign rallies

President TrumpDonald John TrumpGillibrand urges opposition to Kavanaugh: Fight for abortion rights "is now or never" Trump claims tariffs on foreign nations will rescue U.S. "I think the Democrats ...

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