Fri, 06 Aug 2021

$1 billion London film studio to ensure UK remains film destination

LONDON, England: In the first overseas expansion of their Sunset Studios platform, U.S. firms Blackstone and Hudson Pacific Properties said ...

U.S. citizens told not to travel to Ireland as Covid variant surges

ATLANTA, Georgia: The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended that Americans avoid travel to Ireland, even ...

Asian stock investors lack resolution, Nikkei 225 rises 144 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia mirrored Wall Street's overnight performance, finishing mixed and barely moved.The Australian All Ordinaries ...

China reports slowest factory growth since February 2020

BEIJING, China: Expansion of China's factory sector in July was the most sluggish in seventeen months, on the back of ...

Bombardier union ends one week strike at Toronto assembly plant

TORONTO, Canada: Union workers at Bombardier's business-jet assembly plant in Toronto ratified a new three-year collective bargaining agreement on Saturday, ...

U.S. stocks end mixed, Dow Jones loses more than 300 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Wednesday."The market is expensive where it is and people are ...

Disney says all employees working at parks must be vaccinated

ORLANDO, Florida: The Walt Disney Company say that all of its on-site salaried and non-union hourly employees in the United ...

U.K.'s Channel 4 in discussions for sale to American Discovery Channel

LONDON, England: U.S. broadcaster Discovery Channel is in early discussions to potentially take over Britain's state-owned Channel 4 television broadcaster.A ...

ASX ends at all-time high, elsewhere Asian stocks mixed

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday with Japan's indices losing ground, while Australia rose to ...

French automakers disappointed with slow rebound post-Covid

PARIS, France: The French auto market is not rebounding as quickly as hoped for, with blame being placed on the ...

Zoom to pay $85 mln due to sharing data, 'Zoombombing'

SAN JOSE, California: Zoom Video Communications has agreed to pay $85 million, along with improving its security, as a settlement ...

U.S. stock markets roar ahead, greenback steadies

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street bounded ahead on Tuesday with solid gains being recorded by all the major ...

California restaurants fear bankruptcy if pork removed from menus

San Francisco, California: Even as restaurants struggled to survive during the Covid lockdown in California, many fear they will not ...

Amazon said it will appeal EU $886 million fine

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The Luxembourg National Commission for Data Protection (CNPD) imposed a record $886.6 million European Union fine on Amazon.com ...

Asian stock markets slip, Shanghai Composite drops 16 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia weakened on Tuesday, with the damage registering. across the board.In China, the Shanghai ...

Jump in post-Covid U.S. labor costs seen in second quarter

WASHINGTON D.C.: The cost of labor in the United States rose significantly in Q2 as firms increased salaries and offered ...

U.S. states weigh charges to packagers for recycling

PORTLAND, Maine: States throughout America are attempting to pass bills that would make the commercial users of packaging pay for ...

Karnataka: Shivakumar condemns ED raids on MLA Zameer Ahmed

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], August 6 (ANI): Karnataka Congress chief DK Shivakumar on Thursday condemned the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) raid on ...

Biden Wants America to Speed the Shift to Electric Cars

WHITE HOUSE - Within nine years, half of all new vehicles sold in the United States should be zero-emission cars ...

Lionel Messi to leave FC Barcelona

Barcelona [Spain], August 6 (ANI): In what comes as one of the biggest news in the football world, Lionel Messi ...

Biden Wants America to Speed Shift to Electric Cars

WHITE HOUSE - Within nine years, half of all new vehicles sold in the United States should be zero-emission cars ...

FULL TEXT | Ramaphosa's cabinet reshuffle - who's in, who's out?

Fellow South Africans,This evening, I am announcing certain changes to the National Executive. This comes at a time when the ...

U.S. trade deficit surges to record high in June

© Provided by Xinhua "The trade deficit likely will remain elevated in coming months due to continued strength in U.S. ...

Taxation Laws Amendment Bill to impact retro tax cases

New Delhi [India], August 5 (ANI): The Taxation Laws Amendment Bill introduced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, which seeks to ...

Rumours about new Finance Minister as Mboweni looks set to go

As President Cyril Ramaphosa announces his new, reshuffled Cabinet on Thursday night, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni will almost certainly be ...

SEC extends commissioner Greg Sankey through 2026

Southeastern Conference commissioner Greg Sankey has agreed to a contract extension through at least the 2026 season, the SEC announced ...

Reliance BP Mobility's EV commitment with Swiggy

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 5 (ANI): In a concerted effort to contribute towards creation of a robust electric vehicle ecosystem, ...

Adani Transmission PAT jumps 22 pc in Q1 at Rs 433 crore

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], Aug 5 (ANI): Adani Transmission Ltd (ATL) said on Thursday its profit after tax jumped 22 per ...

Glencore cashes in on commodities boom with record profit

Glencore is cashing in on high prices due to the commodity boom, and this could dramatically increase returns to shareholders. ...

Western Balkans is important stop in Chinese Silk route

Belgrade [Serbia], August 5 (ANI): Over the past decade, Western Balkans have become an increasingly important pit-stop in the Chinese ...

Business Automation Software Accloud distribution to MSMEs

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], August 5 (ANI/NewsVoir): Accloud, a platform that helps businesses by automating their accounting, sales, inventory and ...

Flipkart expands warehousing network in Gujarat

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], Aug 5 (ANI): E-commerce marketplace Flipkart on Thursday announced expansion of its supply chain in Gujarat with ...

Servify's massive growth leads to expansion of global team

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 5 (ANI/BusinessWire India):Arun Verma, MS Kalsi, Kevin Cundiff, Edward Lee, Swetha Prashant, Peter Duesing, Sanghoon (Sam) ...

Swiggy, Reliance BP Mobility partner to build EV ecosystem

New Delhi [India], August 5 (ANI): Online food delivery platform Swiggy said on Thursday it has signed an agreement with ...

ED raids former Congress Minister Roshan Baig's residence

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], August 5 (ANI) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday conducted searches at the residence of former Karnataka ...

Mexico Sues US Gun Manufacturers Over Arms Trafficking Toll

MEXICO CITY - The Mexican government sued U.S. gun manufacturers and distributors Wednesday in U.S. federal court, arguing that their ...

Pornography case: Mumbai court rejects Raj Kundra's bail

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 5 (ANI): The metropolitan magistrate court on Wednesday rejected the bail plea of actor Shilpa Shetty's ...

U.S. Fed vice chair backs raising interest rates in 2023

© Provided by Xinhua "I believe that these three necessary conditions for raising the target range for the federal funds ...

U.S. Says Iran Believed Behind Hijacking Of Vessel In Gulf Of Oman

The United States said that it believes Iranian forces hijacked the Panama-flagged Asphalt Princess tanker in the Gulf of Oman ...

Nedbank expects interim earnings to rocket

Nedbank is expecting its interim earnings to rocket in the six months to end June, it said on Wednesday.In an ...

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Florida records highest number of COVID-19 hospitalizations

MIAMI, Florida: One day after recording the highest number of new daily COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic, ...

Despite efforts to save 1,500 jobs, Virginia drug plant closes

CHARLESTON, West Virginia: A West Virginia pharmaceutical plant that employed some 1,500 people has closed, despite a late effort by ...

Delta variant causes more Americans to get vaccinated: White House

WASHINGTON D.C.: The average number of Americans being vaccinated against COVID-19 rose by 30 percent, as the Delta variant is ...

Wildfires, high temperatures strike Sicily, Italy

Catania, Sicily: Italian firefighters are battling wildfires in Sicily for a second consecutive day.The fires reached the town of Catania ...

U.S. doctors' groups endorse COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant women

CHICAGO, Illinois: All pregnant women should receive Covid vaccines, according to two major U.S. obstetricians' groups.Citing data collected from tens ...

Protests in France to block use of Covid health pass

PARIS, France: Thousands of people in Paris and other French cities protested against the introduction of a mandatory COVID-19 health ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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