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Brexit indicative votes: All the options MPs could vote on today

In a surprising move, May had told members of her own Conservative Party, which is bitterly divided over Brexit, that she would stand down if they backed her ...


Mike Ashley lashes out at Debenhams' advisors

These include Sports Direct making a firm takeover offer that includes a plan to refinance Debenhams' £560 million of debt, or agreeing to underwrite a righ...


Jeep Gladiator pickup priced from $35,040

Although Jeep is taking its time sorting out the particulars of content and option pricing, we do know that the Gladiator Overland model we tested was outfitted...


Big petrol price increase confirmed

The federal government on Sunday increased the prices of petroleum, oil and lubricants, with petrol going up by Rs6 per litre. The federal government on Sunda...


Huawei’s network equipment inspected to have security flaws

The US and others have restricted the company over concerns that its ties to Beijing represent a security threat. Mr Guo did not respond directly to the Bri...


Wells Fargo 'Fall Guy' Steps Down As CEO

Sloan "took over the top job in 2016 with a mandate to clean up the bank..., Emily Flitter, Stacy Cowley and David Enrich write for the New York Times ". Slo...


Premier Doug Ford Stands with Fiat Chrysler Workers

The plant now employs about 6,100 workers. Fiat Chrysler announced in late February the construction of a new auto plant in Detroit, the first for 27 years ...


Erdogan blames West, US for currency rate fluctuations

Turkey has charged JPMorgan with "causing volatility" that prompted a run on the Turkish lira, says Carlotta Gall in The New York Times. "It's an attempt at m...


China, US trade negotiators resume talks in Beijing

Liu is set to travel to Washington next week for another round of talks. Chinese and USA trade officials made new progress on the text of an agreement to en...


AstraZeneca in cancer deal with Daiichi Sankyo | AP business

Contingent payments of up to $5.55 billion include $3.8 billion for potential successful achievement of future regulatory and other milestones, as well as $1.75...


Texas investigating San Antonio's Chick-fil-A airport ban

Paxton also sent a letter to Secretary Elaine Chao of the U.S. Department of Transportation requesting that her agency open an investigation into the City of...


Roundup Weedkiller Trial Phase 2

The same San Francisco jury previously found that a quarter century exposure to Roundup, whose principal ingredient is controversial chemical glyphosate, was ...


Brexit: Theresa May has one last duty as Prime Minister - leader comment

Retired charity worker Mandy Childs, one of a band of hard-core Brexit supporters who walked across England to London under the slogan "Leave Means Leave", sa...


China, US scramble to scrutinise details of agreement to end trade war

CHINA and USA negotiators have been working line-by-line through the text of an agreement that can be put before President Donald Trump and counterpart Xi Ji...


Lyft-ing Off as a Public Company

Lyft rang the bell to open the market remotely from Los Angeles, with LA mayor Eric Garcetti in attendance . It's become increasingly common for unprofitable...


Daimler and Zhejiang sign joint venture for Smart ownership

Apparently, the next generation of Smart electric models are already being manufactured in a new, purpose-built factory in China, and global sales of these ve...


Sony says former CEO Kazuo Hirai to leave firm

Hirai will continue to offer counsel to the company's management team, should they request it, as a senior adviser. Last March, Kazuo Hirai stepped down a...


US fourth-quarter growth revised down to 2.2 percent

The less-robust reading, which followed 3.4 percent growth in the third quarter, reflected broad revisions to spending on consumer goods, including recreational...


Google deletes 'conversion therapy' app savaged by the LGBTQ community

The app reportedly provides users with recordings of sermons and text devotionals and includes sections for men, women, young people and parents. Facing vast ...


Ghosn slams governance report

Ghosn, credited with saving Nissan from the brink of bankruptcy in the late 1990s, not only managed the company with CEO Hiroto Saikawa but also effectively dec...


The Kia Mohave Masterpiece and SP Signature have been unveiled

This snazzy black behemoth you see before you is the Kia Mohave Masterpiece . The first is the chunky Mohave Masterpiece and the second is the more compact...


Sports Direct considers 61 million pound offer for Debenhams

Sports Direct International PLC on Wednesday set a 5 pence per share price to its proposed takeover offer for Debenhams PLC. It added: " Sports Direct wou...


Mike Ashley considers Debenhams cash bid

The billionaire has also launched a failed attempt to oust nearly all of Debenham's directors and to appoint himself to the board. In connection with the abov...


Ahead of vote, Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. attacking economy

Reuters last week reported that the United States could soon freeze preparations for delivering F-35 fighter jets to Turkey . In the latest sign of USA pre...


US trade deficit narrows sharply as exports rebound

The deficit decreased to 20.6 billion USA dollars last month, down from 22.8 billion dollars in January, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) sai...


These are the world's best airports

Aside from all the spectacular attractions (the airport also won Best Airport Leisure Amenities, and Best Airport in Asia), the food at Changi is impressive o...


Grindr stokes bad blood in U.S.-China relationship

Kunlun fully acquired the California-based Grindr app in January of past year for an estimated $152 million after buying an initial $93 million stake in 2016, ...


'Significant technical issues' in Huawei engineering

The development comes amid concerns about the company's involvement in 5G infrastructure because of claims the firm would be obliged to assist in Chinese stat...


Women earn 12.8% less than men in Singapore: Glassdoor

Glassdoor says women in Canada earn $0.84 for every dollar men make, which is the unadjusted pay gap. After researchers applied statistical controls to comp...


Lyft valued at $34.3b in first ride-hailing IPO

Lyft is trying to catch up to Uber , which is expected to go public later this spring. The upper end of the price range would see Lyft's market capitaliza...


European Union presents plan for safe 5G amid Huawei suspicions

EU nations will be required to share data on 5G cybersecurity risks and produce measures to tackle them by the end of the year, the European Commission said...


New Zealand central bank holds rates, says next move likely down

An economist said the central bank had spelt out the risks clearly and if the signs of weakness increased, an interest rate cut could be sooner rather than late...


B.C. Ferry crashes into dock at Langdale terminal

About 280 passengers are safely ashore after being stranded on the Queen of Surrey for 10 hours after the ferry hit the Stormaway dock Tuesday morning at the ...


Ocado lands partnership deal with Australia's Coles

Coles is investing up to $150 million on an online ordering and delivery platform after striking a services agreement with United Kingdom firm Ocado . The robo...


WOW Air ceases operations

The Icelandic airline did ground six flights that were set to leave late Wednesday at Montreal, Toronto, Boston, Detroit, New York and Baltimore. The airli...


IEA: one-quarter of global power is renewables

Nearly a fifth of the increase in global energy demand came from higher demand for heating and cooling as it exceeded historical records. Gas demand growth wa...


Apple's New Titanium-Made Credit Card Is Your New Way To Flex

Apple has just announced a credit card that promises no late or worldwide fees and up to 3% cash back that can be paid every day. Goldman Sachs Group I...


Oil Prices Dip After US Inventory Gain

West Texas Intermediate crude settled 0.4% lower, at $58.82/Bbl, Kallanish Energy reports. In recent U.S. Energy Information Administration data, we saw an i...


Global coal use up by third as greenhouse gas emissions rise

Global CO2 emissions rose by 1.7 percent to 33 Gigatonnes, a third of which came from burning more coal in for electric power in Asia. "We have seen an ex...


Air Asia apologises for its "Get off in Thailand" promotion

Collective Shout, a grassroots organisation which campaigns against the objectification of women, called attention to the advertisement on Monday. The respons...


Three Virginia tickets each win $50,000 in Powerball

This will be the fourth largest jackpot in U.S history. The Saturday Powerball drawing resulted in three Virginia winners! Twenty-four drawings since then h...


Global stocks drop, bond markets rally as USA recession risk grows

The gloomy mood was expected to spread across Europe and USA markets, Spreadbetters showed, with London's FTSE futures off 0.3 percent and E-minis for the S&P...


U.S. Treasury yields hit lowest since late 2017, global stocks fall

The pan-European STOXX 600 index lost 0.45 percent, its fourth straight drop. Benchmark 10-year note yields were last 2.414, steady on the day but above the 2...


Apple faces potential iPhone import ban after patent infringement ruling

Courts in China and Germany have also found Apple guilty of infringing Qualcomm patents and recommended importation and sales of iPhones be stopped in those c...


Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato Is An Absolute Stunner

The DBZ Centenary Collection will feature not only the DBS GT Zagato, but the auto that started the relationship off: the DB4 Zagato. Since it's based on th...


China’s president meets European leaders on deal-filled trip

They will meet again in an enlarged format with German chancellor Angela Merkel and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker also in France on Tu...


Uber is acquiring Middle Eastern rival Careem for $3.1 billion

Shortly before confirming the news publicly, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi sent out a companywide email, with the subject line "Accelerating in the Middle East", c...


California Avocados Could Be Contaminated With Listeria

The avocados were grown and packed in the state but sold in bulk across California , Arizona , Florida , North Carolina , New Hampshire and Wisconsin . A...


Escondido recalling avocados due to possible Listeria contamination

The organic products also can be identified by a bar code on the sticker. Avocados imported from Mexico are not affected by the recall. The company's recall cov...


Plane Bound For Dusseldorf Lands In Edinburgh By Mistake

They wrote: "As pleasant as Edinburgh is this time of year, we're sorry that passengers travelling to Dusseldorf on BA3271, operated by WDL Aviation, initiall...