Met Eireann issues warning for cold temperatures and snow over the weekend

Today, the Met Office forecasts that there will be gusts of up to 46mph in the North East, with temperatures not expected to top 4C. Areas expected to be affected on Saturday in England includes the North East, North West, West Midlands, East Mid... More..

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Special ASEAN summit held in Sydney
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Special ASEAN summit held in Sydney

Another controversial figure, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, whose crackdown on illegal drugs has led to thousands of deaths, is expected to stay away from the summit as the only leader of the 10 ASE...More..

VW powers up electric revolution
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

VW powers up electric revolution

Volkswagen had announced plans to build up to three million electric vehicles annually by 2025 and market 80 new electric group models. As part of Volkswagen's 20 billion-euro push into electric cars, ...More..

Broadcom's $117 Billion Bid For Qualcomm Has Been Blocked By Trump
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Broadcom's $117 Billion Bid For Qualcomm Has Been Blocked By Trump

In a presidential order, Trump claimed that "credible evidence" had led him to believe that if Broadcom were to acquire control of Qualcomm, it "might take action that threatens to impair the national security ...More..

Russian Accuses British Prime Minister
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Russian Accuses British Prime Minister "May" Of Poisoning Ties

Speaking at the UN Security Council on Wednesday, Haley said the United States agreed with the British government's assessment that Russian agents had used deadly chemicals in an attempt to kill 66-year-o...More..

Winn-Dixie parent plans to file for bankruptcy, close 94 stores
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Winn-Dixie parent plans to file for bankruptcy, close 94 stores

In the Tampa Bay area, that means five local Winn-Dixie grocery stores and a Harveys will be closed, according to parent company Southeastern Grocers. "With a foundation built on iconic, heritage banners, and...More..

IHeart Radio, owner of Mix 98.9 and others, files bankruptcy
by | Friday, March 16, 2018

IHeart Radio, owner of Mix 98.9 and others, files bankruptcy

The company made the announcement Wednesday, saying it reached an agreement that will reduce iHeartMedia's debt by more than $10 billion. The company is now trading up more than 15% on the OTC market. "Th...More..

World Bank Projects India's GDP Growth At 7.3 Per Cent For FY19
by | Friday, March 16, 2018

World Bank Projects India's GDP Growth At 7.3 Per Cent For FY19

The economy is expected to grow at 6.6 per cent in the current fiscal ending March 31, as per the second advanced estimates of the Central Statistics Office (CSO), compared to 7.1 per cent in 2016-17. The World...More..

Tata Sons raises Rs 8989.84 crore in upsized TCS offering
by | Friday, March 16, 2018

Tata Sons raises Rs 8989.84 crore in upsized TCS offering

Citigroup and Morgan Stanley are managing the TCS share sale . On the BSE, 64,000 shares were traded in the counter so far compared with average daily volumes of 3.11 lakh shares in the past two weeks. Aft...More..

Walmart expands grocery delivery service to 100 more cities across US
by | Thursday, March 15, 2018

Walmart expands grocery delivery service to 100 more cities across US

Canada's biggest warehouse retailer, whose grocery market share has increased substantially over the last decade along with Walmart's , introduced online grocery delivery of non-perishables to USA customers ...More..

Amazon rewards Twitch Prime members with free games every month
by | Thursday, March 15, 2018

Amazon rewards Twitch Prime members with free games every month

Ever since it arrived it launched in 2016, subscribers were privy to free games every so often. The program showed off two different indie games, allowed players to vote on which one was their favorite, and o...More..

Prudential to spin off United Kingdom and European business in radical break-up
by | Thursday, March 15, 2018

Prudential to spin off United Kingdom and European business in radical break-up

Meanwhile, Prudential will include the Asian, US and African operations and retain the listing status in London, Hong Kong, Singapore and NY. John Foley, who now heads up the M&G Prudential division, will...More..

Juncker: Time will come when United Kingdom regrets Brexit
by | Thursday, March 15, 2018

Juncker: Time will come when United Kingdom regrets Brexit

Barnier meanwhile said a whole range of options for third-country cooperation were on the table - the European Union has previously cited trade deals of the type it has with Canada and South Korea. Another Germ...More..

Microsoft Plans Its First Cloud-Data Centres in Middle East
by | Thursday, March 15, 2018

Microsoft Plans Its First Cloud-Data Centres in Middle East

We're deepening our investment in the Middle East with these first cloud regions, which will be in Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. Last year, the Redmond, Washington-based company announced i...More..

Google will ban all ads related to cryptocurrency
by | Thursday, March 15, 2018

Google will ban all ads related to cryptocurrency

This announcement from the biggest provider of digital advertising is notable given the fact that it comes months after the decision by Facebook to ban ads related to cryptocurrencies . Scott Spencer, ...More..

Amazon recalls portable chargers after reports of fires, burns
by | Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Amazon recalls portable chargers after reports of fires, burns

The recall affects six models of power bank, the 16,100mAh, 10,000mAh, 5,600mAh, 3,000mAh, 2,000mAh with Micro USB cable, and 3,000mAh with Micro USB cable. You shouldn't just mail the power bank back to Amazon...More..

Crude Oil Sinks Toward USD60 Ahead Of Inventories
by | Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Crude Oil Sinks Toward USD60 Ahead Of Inventories

SINGAPORE , March 13 (Reuters) - Oil prices dipped on Tuesday, extending losses from the previous session, as the inexorable rise in US crude output weighed on markets. Bijan Zanganeh , oil minister for Iran ,...More..

Dog dies after flight attendant forces it into overhead bin
by | Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Dog dies after flight attendant forces it into overhead bin

The owner did not discover the dog had died until after the plane landed. Maggie Gremminger , a passenger on the flight, claimed the flight attendant denied knowing a dog was inside the carrier. "The pet mus...More..

Trudeau accuses China of 'dumping' steel on global markets
by | Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Trudeau accuses China of 'dumping' steel on global markets

Canada , the top supplier of steel and aluminum to the USA markets, and Mexico have been temporarily exempted from the tariffs until trilateral continental trade talks conclude. "We will continue working to...More..

German E.ON, RWE agree Innogy deal with major restructuring
by | Tuesday, March 13, 2018

German E.ON, RWE agree Innogy deal with major restructuring

The aim is for EON to focus on the retail, energy networks and customer solutions business, while RWE would take over the renewables power generation of both companies. The Fukushima meltdown disaster in Japan ...More..