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Motorbike taxi firms rev up for race into West Africa

Motorcycle taxi companies are expanding in West Africa with backing from investors betting that the meteoric rise of two-wheeled taxi firms in Asia c...

Motorbike taxi firms rev up for race into West Africa

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U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 mln to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have strained schools, roads and other civic services....
23:34 2019-07-12

U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 million to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have strained schools, roads and other civic services....
04:17 2019-07-13

UPDATE 1-U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 mln to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have strained schools, roads and other civic services....
22:00 2019-07-13

Chimpanzees in West Africa observed fishing for crabs year-round Where did the earliest humans get the idea to start eating seafood? New research suggests they may have been inspired by their closest ape ancestor, the chimpanzee....
22:34 2019-05-29

South Africa on the brink of World Cup exit after West Indies wash-out South Africa's already slim Cricket World Cup hopes were left hanging by a thread after their clash with the West Indies at the Ageas Bowl was washed out....
19:00 2019-06-10

| West Africa wealth inequalities reaching extreme levels - report West Africa suffers the most inequalities on the continent but many governments prefer to ignore problems despite economic growth, a report by Oxfam and Development Finance International said....
06:17 2019-07-10

World Cup 2019: South Africa vs West Indies Match Rained Off The World Cup match between South Africa and the West Indies was abandoned after persistent heavy rain in Southampton, with both sides earning a point each....
21:51 2019-06-10

Senegal imports turbines for West Africa's first big wind farm project Senegal started importing turbines for its first large-scale wind farm on Thursday, the biggest such project in West Africa that will supply nearly a sixth of the country's power....
23:51 2019-05-23

A U.S.-funded nuclear project to zap a killer fly into extinction is saving West Africa’s cows The project is part of a broader push to harness nuclear energy for good that has stayed on track even as the Trump administration has sought to slash foreign aid elsewhere....
04:34 2019-06-01

South Africa v West Indies washed out: Cricket World Cup 2019 – as it happened Only 7.3 overs were bowled at the Ageas Bowl, where South Africa picked up their first point of the tournament after their match was abandoned 4.33pm BST South Africa have their first point! Related: ...
19:34 2019-06-10

West Ham resigned to losing out to Valencia in Maxi Gómez race • Valencia understood to have reached deal with Celta Vigo• West Ham were prepared to pay €50m for forwardWest Ham are resigned to losing out to Valencia in the race to sign Maxi Gómez from Celta Vigo...
00:51 2019-07-10

West Ham fear missing out to Valencia in race for Celta Vigo’s Maxi Gómez • 22-year-old striker has £45m release clause in contract• West Ham tell Manchester United Issa Diop is not for saleWest Ham face an uphill battle to convince Maxi Gómez to choose them over Valencia a...
23:00 2019-06-15

North West Is The Best Helper as Saint West Makes His Singing Debut at Kanye West's Sunday Service This is what big sisters are for, right? North West proved (once again) on Sunday that she's the ultimate big sister. North's little brother Saint West made his singing debut at......
07:51 2019-06-03

Woman, 83, hit by police motorbike in William and Kate's convoy suffered broken arms, pelvis and leg, family says The family of an elderly woman who was hit by a police motorbike in the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's motorcade has revealed the full extent of her injuries....
10:00 2019-06-20

Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure: Here’s what this roller coaster is like USA TODAY’s Sarah Sekula experiences Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure at Universal Orlando. Join her for the twists, turns and drops.       ...
04:34 2019-06-12

Kim Kardashian's Sons Saint West and Psalm West Cuddle in Adorable Photo Now that's brotherly love! Kim Kardashian posted on her Instagram page on Sunday an adorable photo of her and Kanye West's eldest son Saint West, 3, cuddling his 2-month-old......
01:34 2019-07-15

Psalm West! Kim Kardashian and Kanye West give their fourth child a biblical name Kim Kardashian and Kanye West found religious inspiration for their fourth child's name and shared a first photo Friday.        ...
17:00 2019-05-21

North West and Penelope Disick Are the Newest Members of Kanye West's Sunday Service Choir Kanye West's musical talents run in the family. North West and Saint West, plus their crew of friends and cousins, joined Yeezy and his Sunday Service choir for a performance of......
12:51 2019-05-27

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Paul Put - spurned in Europe, celebrated in Africa So far, Guinea have disappointed at this edition of the Africa Cup, and if they fail to beat Burundi on Sunday, their tournament will be over. Their coach Paul Put has an unusual back story....
21:51 2019-06-28

Nigeria into Africa Cup of Nations semis after late winner against South Africa • William Troost-Ekong’s 89th-minute goal seals 2-1 win• Idrissa Gueye strike earns Senegal 1-0 win over BeninNigeria have reached the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals but left it late to overcome a ...
01:17 2019-07-11

Egypt v South Africa: Africa Cup of Nations round of 16 – live! Updates as the hosts look to secure a quarter-final place in CairoBenin shock Morocco to set up Senegal clashFeel free to email Scott with your thoughts 11.09am BST Can hosts Egypt make it to the quar...
20:17 2019-07-06

South Africa v Morocco: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – live! Also featuring updates from Namibia v Ivory CoastMadagascar shock Nigeria to top Group BDrop Simon an email | Tweet @Simon_Burnton 6.41pm BST 83 mins: GOOOOAAALLLLL! Yes, it’s 3-1 to Ivory Coast in th...
19:51 2019-07-01

This five-seater air taxi just completed its first flight The promise of flying cars has never been fulfilled. Sure, there are pint-sized airplanes you can also drive on land but let’s be honest here, those are nothing like how futurists in the 1950s imagine...
21:34 2019-05-21

Taxi slams into Hell’s Kitchen restaurant A yellow cab driver lost control and slammed into a Manhattan restaurant on Thursday afternoon, injuring eight people, authorities said. The male cabbie crashed into the Westville Hell’s Kitchen, on N...
21:51 2019-07-11

Yellow taxi bursts into flames in Tribeca A yellow taxi went up in flames Tuesday morning in Tribeca — with dramatic photos showing the car completely engulfed in the inferno as black smoke billowed from the blaze. The sedan caught fire...
20:00 2019-07-03

Taxi slams into scaffolding in Midtown: authorities A yellow taxi crashed into scaffolding near a Midtown intersection during Wednesday morning rush hour, authorities said. The minivan careened into the scaffolding near West 43rd Street and Fifth Avenu...
20:00 2019-07-03

The most ridiculous things Tote Taxi has hauled to the Hamptons Danielle Candela drew the line at the Picasso in the gilt frame. “It wasn’t wrapped or anything — I didn’t want the liability.” But the founder of Tote Taxi has shuttled almost everything else you can...
17:17 2019-05-23

Uber Air flying taxi service to be trialled in Melbourne Telstra, Macquarie, Westfield-operator Scentre Group, and Melbourne Airport to help the Silicon Valley darling launch a third Uber Air pilot city and the first outside of the United States....
05:34 2019-06-12

World's 10 cheapest cities to catch a taxi cab Believe it or not, there are still some countries where a cab is as cheap as ridesharing. Click forward to see the world's 10 cheapest taxi rides.       ...
23:17 2019-06-28

Airbus shares a glimpse of its flying taxi cockpit Airbus has been working on its Vahana project for years. It's an attempt to create an autonomous passenger drone network that could operate like a flying version of the Waymo's self-driving ...
12:01 2019-05-23

Parents forget newborn baby in Hamburg taxi BERLIN — New parents got the fright of their lives in Germany after accidentally forgetting their newborn in the taxi taking them home from hospital. Hamburg police said Monday that the couple took th...
14:51 2019-05-21

In Night Call, You're A Taxi Driver Who Has To Find A Killer There’s a serial killer on the loose in Paris. The taxi that you drive is running low on gas, the police detective in your back seat is strong-arming you into gathering information, and if you don’t m...
23:51 2019-07-18

Skai could be the first fuel cell-powered flying taxi Flying taxi designs are seemingly ubiquitous these days, but a startup is betting that its choice of powerplant could help it stand out. Alaka'i has unveiled Skai, a flying taxi that will run on ...
07:34 2019-05-30

Rivals race to catch Boris Johnson as UK Tory race narrows Britain’s Conservative Party is set to kick one more candidate out of the contest to become the country’s next prime minister, as rivals scramble to catch front-runner Boris Johnson...
13:51 2019-06-19

LEVC reveals new taxi-based range-extender delivery van Range-extender van promises 80 miles of electric-only running; order books will open next year LEVC has given the green light to a new delivery van, based on the same range-extender electric vehicle ...
11:17 2019-06-17

At $14,777, Could This 2014 Nissan NV200 Taxi be an Uber-Good Deal? One of the best ‘dad jokes’ is when someone asks you to call them a cab and you reply with “okay, you are a cab.” Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe NV200 is already a cab, but could its price be callin...
15:17 2019-06-03

Exclusive: India to order taxi aggregators like Uber, Ola to go electric India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and records of government meetings to discuss new rules f...
14:51 2019-06-06

Electric 'flying taxi' prototype unveiled by German start-up Lilium says electric jet-powered five-seater aircraft could be in service by 2025A new “flying taxi” has been unveiled by German start-up Lilium, which claims the vertical take-off craft could be the ...
12:17 2019-05-22

City council proposes overhaul of taxi medallion industry The Taxi and Limousine Commission’s failure to address years of concerns about the collapsing taxi medallion industry has spurred City Council members to take matters into their own hands. “City regul...
07:17 2019-06-13

‘They Were Conned’: How Reckless Loans Devastated a Generation of Taxi Drivers Thousands of immigrants who were chasing the dream of owning a New York taxi were trapped in reckless loans by bankers who made huge profits, The Times found....
15:34 2019-05-21

This 24 Hours of Lemons race team built a replica of Mario Andretti’s first race car, a 1948 Hudson. This 24 Hours of Lemons race team built a replica of Mario Andretti’s first race car, a 1948 Hudson. I am amazed at the deep cut of automotive history this team chose as its theme, and wish the driver...
11:00 2019-06-08

De Blasio nominee won’t give specifics on Taxi and Limousine Commission concerns Meet the new boss — same as the old boss? Mayor de Blasio’s pick to head the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission — a former deputy of recently-departed chair Meera Joshi ̵...
08:17 2019-07-19

Hidden Document Reveals N.Y. Was Warned of Looming Taxi Loan Crisis In an emotional City Council hearing, lawmakers said New York officials could have stopped exploitative loans that have devastated thousands of cabdrivers....
21:01 2019-06-27

Designed by committee, Toyota's Japan Taxi becomes an expensive Olympic symbol Toyota Motor's Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced icon of Tokyo's budget-busting 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games....
06:00 2019-05-22

Scathing report accuses taxi medallion brokers of misleading drivers Taxi-medallion brokers preyed on immigrant wannabe owners by failing to be transparent about the terms of their loans — leaving them with crippling amounts of debt, according to a scathing repor...
17:17 2019-07-08

Self-driving taxi service Waymo rolls out perks to lure riders Waymo is rolling out amenities to entice riders to use its self-driving taxis, creating a potential route to profitability in a money-losing industry. The Alphabet subsidiary is testing complimentary ...
16:51 2019-07-08

India To Order Taxi Aggregators Like Uber, Ola To Go Electric By 2026: Report India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and records of government meetings to discuss new rules.....
23:34 2019-06-06

New Google Maps feature alerts you if your taxi or rideshare driver strays off course Google is testing a new feature on its map app which could make rideshare or taxi trips safer. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the details.       ...
01:51 2019-06-13

Uber picks Melbourne as test site for flying taxi service Uber Technologies said it will use Australia's second-largest city, Melbourne, as the first international test site for the group's planned flying taxi service....
05:00 2019-06-12

Uber Air announces Melbourne as trial city for flying taxi service Ridesharing company says test flights of Uber Air’s helicopter-like ‘flying car’ will begin next yearMelbourne will be the first city outside the US to host trials of Uber Air, a service the company d...
02:51 2019-06-12

Google Maps will tell you if your taxi driver is veering off course to rack up a higher fare If you’ve ever worried that your taxi driver might be trying to take advantage of you by taking a more scenic route to your destination than you’d like, then you’ll have a new tool a...
22:34 2019-06-10

De Blasio calls for probe of taxi lenders following predatory loan report Mayor Bill de Blasio launched a probe Monday of the city taxi market following a damning report that claimed industry leaders duped drivers with predatory loans and artificially inflated the costs of ...
20:01 2019-05-21

Exclusive: India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber, Ola to go electric - documents India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and records of government meetings to discuss new rules f...
16:51 2019-06-06

The Ford GT Is Going To Race Its Last Race In The Good Liveries The Le Mans 24 hour race next month will be Ford’s last for the current Ford GT program. The car has served its purpose, it won the big race again, gave Ford the headlines it needed, and it’s dumping ...
01:34 2019-05-29

The best – and worst – countries in the world for cheap taxi rides At one end of the scale, you've got Egypt, where $3 will get you a 5-kilometer cab ride. At the other end, there's Switzerland, where you'll pay $25.      ...
23:17 2019-06-28

Gas and oil firms reclassified under non-renewables on LSE Trade group says change may have opposite intended effect towards low carbon futureOil and gas companies listed on the London Stock Exchange have been reclassified under a non-renewable energy categor...
22:17 2019-07-03

Our IT Is So Good, Let's Sell It, Firms Say Companies outside the technology sector are stepping into the software market, selling digital tools developed by their own information-technology teams to other businesses, with some firms even spinn...
12:34 2019-07-09

US Tech Firms to Take Hit From Huawei Sanctions The tough sanctions imposed on Huawei by President Donald Trump could deal a blow to the many US firms that make up the Chinese tech giant's supply chain....
14:38 2019-05-21

U.S. says could sanction Turkish defense firms beyond F-35 suppliers Washington is looking at imposing financial sanctions on Turkish firms beyond those that build parts for the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet, over Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defense system, ...
19:34 2019-06-17

Panasonic Joins Firms Stepping Away From Huawei After US Ban Japan's Panasonic said Thursday it would stop supplying some components to Huawei, joining a growing list of firms distancing themselves from the Chinese telecoms giant....
18:34 2019-05-23

The Latest: Huawei: US actions should worry other firms too BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on U.S. restrictions on sales to Chinese technology giant Huawei (all times local): 7:00 p.m. Chinese tech giant Huawei’s top executive in the European Union is lashing...
19:17 2019-05-21

Seeking Stability in Europe, U.S. Firms Get Out the Vote Several big American companies are joining European peers and business associations in urging employees and the general public to vote in elections for the European Union Parliament....
15:17 2019-05-23

China issues 5G licenses to four local firms China's tech industry ministry on Thursday granted 5G licenses to China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom and China Broadcasting Network Corp, marking a major benchmark in China's race to deploy and...
10:17 2019-06-06

China says opposes U.S. trying to smear Chinese firms China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that China opposes the United States smearing Chinese companies, after media reports that the U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chi...
10:17 2019-05-22

Sharks Circle Around America's Big Tech Firms History shows that society's appetite for knocking big, successful companies off their profitable pedestals has been a useful harbinger of social mood trends — and consequently, the stock market...
19:51 2019-06-20

More U.S. firms making changes in response to climate concerns A survey found that two-thirds of corporate decision-makers who are aware of grave climate-change reports have reviewed or changed their energy management strategies....
03:34 2019-06-15

APAC firms must transform cybersecurity approach With the number of data breaches escalating and threat landscape fast evolving, Asia-Pacific enterprises will have to think outside the box and transform their cybersecurity strategy, especially since...
09:34 2019-07-19

US Firms Can Sell Technology to Huawei, Trump Says "US companies can sell their equipment to Huawei," Trump told reporters in Osaka hours after sealing a tariff truce with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
19:00 2019-06-29

Opinion: Are the good years over for German firms? When BASF, the world's largest chemical company, drastically slashes its earnings forecast, it's an alarm signal for the German economy as a whole, say DW's Henrik Böhme....
12:51 2019-07-10

Oil firms as OPEC+ poised to extend supply cut Oil prices were up on Monday as OPEC and its allies looked on track to extend supply cuts until at least the end of 2019 at their meeting in Vienna this week....
14:51 2019-07-01

Rocket Strikes at Site of Foreign Oil Firms in Iraq A rocket hit a compound in southern Iraq used by Exxon Mobil and other international oil firms, heightening fears among Iraqi officials that tensions between the U.S. and Iran would spill into their c...
04:00 2019-06-20

UK tells telecom firms to be cautious over Huawei after U.S. warnings British telecom companies should show "all due caution" before using China's Huawei equipment in their 5G networks because the government cannot ignore the warnings from the United States, its digital...
17:51 2019-06-13

We don't believe US on Huawei, but we're still working with other firms, says Russian mobile giant Russia's top mobile operator MTS defended its decision to allow China's Huawei to build out its 5G networks but will continue to work with other firms, the company's CEO told CNBC Frida...
10:51 2019-06-07

China warns tech firms against cooperating with US trade ban China is determined to fight the US ban on Huawei through any means possible, and that might include scaring the companies required to honor that ban. New York Times sources report that Chinese offic...
23:00 2019-06-08

UK firms report weakest growth since April 2013: CBI British businesses reported their weakest growth in nearly six years during the past three months due to fears of a no-deal Brexit and rising global trade barriers....
21:17 2019-05-21

VW investment vaults Argo into top ranks of self-driving firms Volkswagen AG's $2.6-billion investment in Ford Motor Co's Argo AI self-driving unit, announced on Friday, immediately vaults the two-year-old Pittsburgh-based startup into the top ranks in the sector...
15:17 2019-07-12

Japanese firms prefer to use 5G networks of domestic carriers An overwhelming majority of Japanese firms have no plans to use 5G mobile networks by China's Huawei or other foreign firms, preferring instead to rely on domestic telecom carriers due to security con...
05:34 2019-05-23

Patent guidelines put tech firms, carmakers on collision course Rival proposals for European patent guidelines covering technology vital for building self-driving cars and internet-linked vehicles have set tech firms and carmakers on a collision course....
07:17 2019-06-13

S&P says U.S. tech firms could wind up as collateral damage in Huawei ban CNET reports that the boomerang effect from Huawei's placement on the Commerce Department's Entity List is going to be bad for U.S. tech firms. This is according to credit rating agency S&P. Huawei's ...
05:17 2019-06-13

As Nations Look to Tax Tech Firms, U.S. Scrambles to Broker a Deal The proposed levies on firms like Facebook and Google are pitting traditional allies against one another and threatening to set off a cascade of tax increases and tariffs....
17:34 2019-07-12

More than a third of Europe's fastest-growing tech firms are in UK – study Government research suggests British tech ‘unicorns’ are only surpassed by US and ChinaBritain is creating more technology companies worth at least $1bn (£786m) than any other company in Europe, accor...
11:51 2019-06-10

Gambling firms agree more funding and support for addicts The UK's largest gambling firms have agreed to significantly bolster funding and support to tackle addiction following pressure from the government and health chiefs....
15:34 2019-07-02

The Latest: Oil firms commit to ‘meaningful’ carbon pricing VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on a Vatican summit on climate change (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Some of the world’s major oil producers have committed to supporting “economically meaning...
16:34 2019-06-14

Opinion: IMF's criticism of German family firms is flawed The IMF says Germany's family firms share part of the blame for the nation's rising inequality. But the head of the foundation for German family businesses rejects the IMF's stance, and claims the opp...
11:34 2019-07-16

UK firms will face 'deliberate disruption' to hit zero carbon goal State ready to disrupt or phase out the most polluting business activities to meet 2050 targetUK companies must brace for the government to deliberately disrupt or phase out business areas that are un...
08:34 2019-06-19

Finistere, 3 Israeli firms to invest $100 mln in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in agrifood startups in Israel....
06:00 2019-05-27

Firms must document climate impact on profits, Treasury says Companies will be asked to reveal how extreme weather could jeopardise financesBritain’s leading companies, investment funds and pension schemes must show by 2022 how the climate emergency could jeopa...
07:51 2019-07-02

The yuan is creeping toward 7 against the dollar, and that could be a problem for some Chinese firms The yuan has inched toward 7 to the U.S. dollar, as the trade war worsens — and that could mean real economic costs for China and its businesses, experts say....
12:00 2019-05-31

China says list of ‘unreliable’ foreign firms coming soon BEIJING (AP) — China’s Commerce Ministry says it will release a list of “unreliable” foreign companies in the near future. The Chinese commerce ministry spokesman did not give a spec...
11:17 2019-06-06

Mnuchin Urges U.S. Firms to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Chinese firm....
03:00 2019-07-11

Most big CO2 emitting firms not on track for climate goals - report Only one in eight of the world's most-polluting companies are on track to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in line with global temperature goals, a study funded by investors with $14 trillion und...
03:34 2019-07-10

Cyber attacks hit two thirds of UK firms in 2015, says government (credit: Norse) Two thirds of UK firms have detected security breaches on their systems over the past year, according to the latest government figures. Staggeringly, a quarter of those companies—whi...
21:01 2019-05-21

China issues 5G licenses to four firms: state media China's industry ministry granted 5G licenses to China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom and China Broadcasting Network Corp on Thursday, the state broadcaster CCTV said....
04:17 2019-06-06

Firms sued over water contaminated by chemicals in Delaware BLADES, Del. (AP) — Residents of a small Delaware town whose water supply is contaminated by chemicals linked to health issues ranging from cancer to infertility are suing several companies who manufa...
15:01 2019-06-05

U.S. firms find way around Huawei ban, Trump administration is divided about what to do Yesterday we told you that U.S. based chip maker Micron Technologies did some research and discovered that it could legally ship some of its products to Huawei. The latter is banned from obtaining par...
18:34 2019-06-27

New Jersey seeks applicants for new medical marijuana firms TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is seeking applicants to operate as many as 108 new medical marijuana businesses. The state Health Department announced Monday that the applications for the new license...
18:34 2019-06-03

Turkish defense firms set to lose billions after F-35 removal Turkish defense companies helping to build F-35 stealth fighter jets are set to lose work worth billions of dollars after Washington said it was removing Turkey from the program over its purchase of a...
19:51 2019-07-18

Fed Official Urges Firms to Speed Shift From Libor Randal Quarles the Federal Reserve vice chairman in charge of financial regulation, urged companies and financial institutions Monday to speed up their preparations for a looming interest-rate shift....
23:34 2019-06-03

UK firms join to develop ‘world-leading’ EV powertrain GKN, Drive System Design and University of Nottingham collaborate on ACeDrive electric powertrain project A new British consortium aims to design and develop a global-use, world-leading fully electr...
14:00 2019-06-18

Firms look to attract and retain tomorrow's financial advisors As the nation's financial advisors start to age out of the workplace, the industry is facing the fact that the number of graduates from university and college financial planning programs won'...
21:01 2019-06-27

Nearly half a million UK firms in 'significant financial distress' New research from British insolvency firm Begbies Traynor revealed that 484,000 U.K. businesses are in "significant financial distress," which is 14% of all the economically active firms in the countr...
21:17 2019-05-21

Financial advisory firms offer 'returnship' programs Internships for professionals, many middle-aged, who've taken a break from the labor force are becoming more popular at financial advisory firms....
21:01 2019-06-27

Mnuchin Said to Advise U.S. Firms to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Chinese firm....
06:00 2019-07-11

Boeing's MAX Grounding Lifts Firms That Rent Out Airplanes The global grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX jetliners has upended air travel, but one little-noticed corner of the aviation industry is benefiting from the problems: companies that rent out planes and st...
13:17 2019-06-06

A lack of innovation could be why investments in China's tech firms are plunging The value of venture capital investment in China fell 77% year-on-year in the second quarter. Investors say a lack of innovation is one major factor....
18:51 2019-07-15

"Bombed Our Livelihoods": Sri Lanka Tourism Firms Struggle After Attacks Pearl Divers, a diving school on one of Sri Lanka's most popular southern beaches, shut shop for two months after suicide bombers attacked churches and hotels on the island on Easter Sunday, killing.....
18:17 2019-07-15

E-Commerce Firms Face New Limitations on Direct Seller Products The Delhi High Court has restrained e-commerce majors like Amazon, Flipkart, and Snapdeal from selling health and beauty products of direct sellers.....
18:17 2019-07-10

World's biggest firms foresee $1 trillion climate cost hit More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies forecast that climate change could cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, with much of the pain due in the next five years, according t...
12:17 2019-06-04

FTSE 250 firms exposed to possible cyber-attacks, report finds Cybersecurity company says keeping older versions of software online can pose risksThe average FTSE 250 company exposes 35 different avenues of attack for would-be hackers, according to a report, desp...
14:51 2019-06-11

Japan to limit foreign ownership of firms in its IT, telecom sectors Japan's government said on Monday that high-tech industries will be added to a list of businesses for which foreign ownership of Japanese firms is restricted....
07:34 2019-05-27

U.S. Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into tech firms Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department antitrust investigations into Amazon.com Inc, Faceb...
21:34 2019-06-21

Hotels, firms cut back on water use as taps run dry in India's Chennai Hotels in India's southern city of Chennai are rationing water for guests amid searing heat while companies limit showers as the city of 4.6 million faces its worst shortage in years....
16:17 2019-06-19

Hundreds of gigabytes of emails from Fortune 100 firms exposed online Leaving sensitive information publicly accessible on the web is a recipe for disaster and according to new report from cybersecurity firm UpGuard, that is exactly what the data management company Attu...
06:51 2019-06-29

Staff evacuated as rocket strikes near foreign oil firms in Iraq A rocket hit a site in southern Iraq used by foreign oil companies on Wednesday, including U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil, wounding three people and threatening to further escalate U.S.-Iran tensions in...
14:17 2019-06-19

Mexico tax plan for riding hailing firms may soon be mandatory-Cabify A tax withholding plan in Mexico for drivers at ride-hailing firms envisaged as voluntary when it was unveiled earlier this week could become obligatory in 2020, Spanish company Cabify said on Friday....
06:17 2019-05-25

Mexico tax plan for riding hailing firms may soon be mandatory: Cabify A tax withholding plan in Mexico for drivers at ride-hailing firms envisaged as voluntary when it was unveiled earlier this week could become obligatory in 2020, Spanish company Cabify said on Friday....
06:34 2019-05-25

The Dream review – a podcast tale of how firms manipulate our brains A shocking podcast tells the story of how poor people are being exploited by new kinds of companies that have turned the insights of cognitive science on them...
14:32 2019-05-21

Xi tells Trump he hopes U.S. treats Chinese firms fairly Chinese President Xi Jinping told U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday that he hopes the United States can treat Chinese companies fairly, China's Xinhua state news agency reported....
12:51 2019-06-29

Quarter of world's biggest firms 'fail to disclose emissions' Grantham Research Institute found half do not factor climate crisis in decision-makingAbout a quarter of the world’s highest-emitting publicly listed companies fail to report their greenhouse gas emis...
01:34 2019-07-10

Exclusive: U.S. firms may get nod to restart Huawei sales in two-four weeks - official The U.S. may approve licenses for companies to re-start new sales to Huawei in as little as two weeks, according to a senior U.S. official, in a sign President Donald Trump's recent effort to ease res...
05:34 2019-07-15

Exclusive: U.S. firms may get nod to restart Huawei sales in 2-4 weeks - official The U.S. may approve licenses for companies to re-start new sales to Huawei in as little as two weeks, according to a senior U.S. official, in a sign President Donald Trump's recent effort to ease res...
02:51 2019-07-15

Phishing, ransomware are top cyber attacks on financial services firms There's been a massive increase in the number of cyber incidents reported to the regulator. But many are the fault of internal failures, not hackers....
21:51 2019-07-01

Norway sets Aug 27 deadline for oil firms to apply for APA license stakes Norway has asked oil firms to apply for exploration blocks in its so-called mature areas licensing round by Aug. 27, with up to 90 blocks on offer, the Ministry of Oil and Energy said on Thursday....
11:34 2019-05-29

Volkswagen investment vaults Argo into top ranks of self-driving firms Volkswagen AG's $2.6-billion investment in Ford Motor Co's Argo AI self-driving unit, announced on Friday, immediately vaults the two-year-old Pittsburgh-based startup into the top ranks in the secto...
16:34 2019-07-12

China Plans a List of U.S. Firms to Block, in Answer to Trump Without disclosing details, officials say they plan to retaliate against those who blockade Chinese companies, in an apparent response to Huawei’s problems....
14:17 2019-05-31

RBI To Regulate Housing Finance Firms, Review Assets: Report That could have major repercussions for about 80 HFCs, the largest of which include Indiabulls Housing Finance, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) and Dewan Housing Finance Corporation,......
16:51 2019-07-03

CEOs of some U.S. firms to meet Chinese Premier Li this week: Bloomberg Top executives of at least five U.S. companies are scheduled to meet Chinese Premier Li Keqiang this week, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
20:34 2019-06-19

Indian firms supplying US tech to Huawei may face US sanctions -ET Indian companies supplying U.S.-made technology components to Chinese telecom firm Huawei Technologies may face penalties under U.S. regulations, the Economic Times reported https://economictimes.indi...
09:17 2019-07-04

Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump told prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum that he is being treated unfairly by big tech firms which he says suppress conservative voice...
00:17 2019-07-12

Governments and firms in 28 countries sued over climate crisis – report More than 1,300 legal actions over global heating brought since 1990, say researchersClimate action lawsuits against governments and corporations have spread across 28 countries, according to a new an...
10:00 2019-07-04

U.S. House seeks documents from firms that run immigrant detention centers Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Thursday they have sent letters seeking documents and information from three companies responsible for detaining illegal immigrants arrested by U...
16:51 2019-07-11

IBM proposes changes to law shielding internet firms from user content liability International Business Machines Corp proposed changes to a 1996 law that protects internet companies from liabilities related to what users post on their platforms....
02:17 2019-07-11

Some Tech Firms Said to Cut Employee Access to Huawei, Muddying 5G Rollout Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Huawei, Reuters reports....
18:17 2019-06-10

Shoppers to be able to view firms' policies on supply chain slavery Theresa May is to announce a series of measures to build on the Modern Slavery Act and help protect people against forced labour, sexual exploitation and trafficking....
08:51 2019-06-11

'Edge of catastrophe': report warns firms and governments off Turkmenistan Citizens of gas-rich, isolated state subject to food shortages and human rights abusesInvestors and governments should stop cosying up to gas-rich Turkmenistan, according to a new report that describe...
18:34 2019-07-14

Finistere, three Israeli firms to invest $100 million in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in agrifood startups in Israel....
03:51 2019-05-28

China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2-billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and ...
12:17 2019-07-13

Germany business chief says Merkel coalition harms firms Chancellor Angela Merkel has been heavily criticized by the Federation of German Industries. The organization's head stated that her administration had damaged businesses....
15:51 2019-06-04

World's biggest firms foresee a $1 trillion climate cost hit More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies forecast that climate change could cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, according to a report published on Tuesday....
23:01 2019-06-04

Cryptocurrency firms renew push to break free from SEC rules Enlarge Many cryptocurrency startups and investors are unhappy with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s uncertain approach to the sector, saying the agency is killing innovation and driving co...
13:51 2019-06-01

Tech firms 'limit' engineer discussions with Huawei on 5G standards Several major technology firms, including Intel and Qualcomm, have reportedly told staff to cease informal discussions with Huawei over 5G standards in a bid to comply with a recent US government ruli...
18:34 2019-06-10

China Threatens 'To Blacklist' Foreign Firms Post Huawei Ban China has said that it was drawing up a list of "unreliable" foreign companies, organisations and individuals for targeting in what could signal retaliation for US sanctions on the Chinese tech......
09:34 2019-06-01

Millions of US taxpayers’ money invested in private prison firms At least 20 public worker pension funds have invested in firms profiting from Trump’s immigration policy, including California and New York This story is co-published with the Documented news website ...
15:00 2019-07-11

PM seeks new powers to fine firms exploiting customer loyalty Plans have been announced to bolster the powers of UK regulators, as the government seeks to end so-called loyalty penalties costing households billions of pounds....
09:51 2019-06-18

US Blocks More Chinese Tech Firms On National Security Concerns The US Commerce Department blacklisted five Chinese tech entities Friday in a new move against Beijing's supercomputing industry likely to raise tensions ahead of a meeting between President Trump and...
10:17 2019-06-22

Security firms demonstrate subdomain hijack exploit vs. EA/Origin Israeli security firms Check Point and CyberInt partnered up this week to find, exploit, and demonstrate a nasty security flaw that allows attackers to hijack player accounts in EA/Origin's online gam...
19:17 2019-06-27

China's top steel city Tangshan summons 48 firms over air pollution China's top steelmaking city of Tangshan has summoned executives from 48 regional companies with high pollution emissions to a meeting and ordered them to trim output to reduce the smog....
14:51 2019-06-17

Hire firms may face £500 fines over dumped bikes in London Bike-share firms face being fined up to £500 a time in an effort to stop dockless cycles being left strewn around London under plans being considered by town halls....
03:17 2019-07-18

U.S. firms say China tariffs will raise costs, with few sourcing alternatives A broad range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics, and other consumer goods as the Trump admin...
20:51 2019-06-17

Fin24.com | Bleak first quarter of 2019 for Zimbabwe mining firms Mining houses in Zimbabwe experienced a poor first quarter of the year as delays and the non-payment of foreign currency earnings by the central bank stifled production....
13:34 2019-05-23

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra A rocket landed at the headquarters for several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding two Iraqi workers, pol...
09:00 2019-06-19

For Tax Relief Foreign Investors Can Register As Firms: Finance Minister While presenting the Union Budget for Financial Year 2019-20, Ms Sitharaman proposed to raise surcharge on the super-rich. Those with an annual income between Rs 2 crore and Rs 5 crore would be levied...
17:00 2019-07-18

Pennsylvania accuses financial firms of bond price-fixing HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s treasury department is accusing about a dozen large financial firms of inflating the price of bonds issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over seven years. T...
16:34 2019-05-24

Tech trade war: After Huawei, which Chinese firms are next on US enemies list? If the cold war with China intensifies, more companies with alleged ties to the Chinese government could be prohibited from doing business with American firms....
07:17 2019-05-24

Kenya orders deportation of 17 foreign directors of betting firms Kenya has ordered the deportation of 17 foreign directors of betting firms operating in Kenya, the interior ministry said on Wednesday, almost a week after ordering telecoms firm Safaricom to stop pro...
22:17 2019-07-17

Tariffs prompt US firms to rethink China business: survey US businesses in China are increasingly worried about the trade conflict between the US and China. They are bearing the brunt of tariffs and non-tariff barriers adopted in recent months, a new survey ...
12:17 2019-05-22

Major global firms accused of concealing their environmental impact More than 700 companies, including Amazon, Tesco and ExxonMobil, lack transparency, campaign group claimsA $10tn (£7.9tn) investor alliance has accused more than 700 companies, including Amazon, Tesco...
07:17 2019-06-17

U.S. firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump adminis...
06:34 2019-06-18

US firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump adminis...
10:17 2019-06-18

China Pledged to Give Foreign Financial Firms More Access. How’s That Going? China pledged in late 2017 to allow overseas financial firms greater access to its economy, the world’s second-largest. Then came the trade war with the U.S., raising concerns that Chinese President X...
07:51 2019-05-22

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, two hurt A rocket landed at a residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding two...
07:34 2019-06-19

Facebook co-founder: Libra currency could give firms excess power Chris Hughes says involvement of private companies is threat to autonomy of nation statesOne of Facebook’s co-founders has warned the social network’s plans for a digital currency called Libra could a...
19:17 2019-06-21

Japan to limit foreign ownership of firms in its tech and telecom sectors The new rule, effective Aug. 1, comes amid heightening pressure from the United States in dealing with cyber-security risks and technological transfers involving China....
17:17 2019-05-27

Brent oil firms above $70 as OPEC cuts and sanctions outweigh economic concerns Brent crude oil prices consolidated above $70 per barrel on Tuesday as supply cuts led by producer club OPEC and U.S. sanctions on Iran's and Venezuela's fuel exports outweighed concerns abo...
08:34 2019-05-28

Rare earth firms' stocks soar on U.S.-China trade war speculation Shares in rare earth-related companies soared on Tuesday, led by jumps in Chinese producers a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a rare earth firm in southern China, sparking speculation t...
06:00 2019-05-22

India to review data storage rules that irked U.S. tech firms India will examine concerns raised by foreign technology companies around stringent rules to store data locally, the government said on Tuesday, an issue that has upset firms such as Mastercard and al...
20:51 2019-06-18

Mexico tax plan for Uber creates friction among ride hailing firms Mexico on Monday detailed plans to withhold tax from drivers for ride-hailing and food delivery firms such as Uber Technologies Inc and Rappi, but China's Didi said it would not take part in the arran...
14:38 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-U.S. bars Chinese supercomputer firms from buying American parts The U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday it was adding several Chinese companies and a government-owned institute involved in supercomputing with military applications to its national security "ent...
18:17 2019-06-21

Chinese Firms Pledge To Invest $5 Billion In Pak After Meeting Imran Khan Leading Chinese firms have told Prime Minister Imran Khan that they will invest USD 5 billion in cash-strapped Pakistan in various sectors over a period of three to five years....
04:00 2019-07-14

UPDATE 2-China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2-billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and ...
16:34 2019-07-13

China vows to impose sanctions on US firms supplying Taiwan military US approved sale of tanks and missiles to Taiwan this weekBeijing calls sales ‘a serious violation of international law’China has said it will impose sanctions on US firms involved in a deal to sell $...
21:51 2019-07-12

Tech war with the US is spurring Chinese firms to develop their own chips, says venture capitalist The U.S.-China trade war and the threat that Chinese firms could be cut off from using American technology is boosting China's push for its own semiconductor industry....
08:17 2019-07-02

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban: sources China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month's U.S. ban on selling technology to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two people familiar with the matter told Reu...
11:17 2019-06-09

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban - sources China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month's U.S. ban on selling technology to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , two people familiar with the matter told Re...
11:34 2019-06-09

China hacked major tech firms in years-long attacks LONDON — Hackers working for China’s Ministry of State Security broke into networks of eight of the world’s biggest technology service providers in an effort to steal commercial secrets from their cli...
18:34 2019-06-27

HP, Dell, other tech firms plan to shift production out of China: Nikkei Several major U.S.-based technology companies are planning to shift substantial production out of China, spurred by a bitter trade war between Washington and Beijing, the Nikkei reported on Wednesday,...
12:51 2019-07-03

5G network deployments stymied by Huawei ban as other firms scramble to fill the void Huawei's 5G equipment "leads the pack," but its "major problem is that you can't succeed in markets if governments bar you from competing in them," according to a GlobalData report....
22:00 2019-06-07

Exclusive: Some big tech firms cut employees' access to Huawei, muddying 5G rollout Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in response to the recent ...
03:17 2019-06-10

Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International to recover the public health treatment costs of tobacco-r...
20:00 2019-05-22

Markets slide as Panasonic joins list of firms walking away from Huawei Panasonic joins Google, Intel and Qualcomm following US ban in what is beginning to shape up as a tech cold war Panasonic has joined the growing list of companies to sever ties with Huawei by announci...
08:00 2019-05-23

US Sanctions Firms Acting As 'Supply Network' For Iran Nuclear Enrichment The US Treasury named a group of companies in Iran, Belgium and China to its sanctions blacklist Thursday for acting as a supply network for Tehran's nuclear enrichment program....
13:17 2019-07-19

Canada pension fund quietly divests from US migrant detention firms CPPIB pulls investments in CoreCivic and Geo GroupUnannounced move follows Guardian report on holdingsOne of Canada’s biggest pension funds has quietly divested from two private prison operators respo...
23:51 2019-07-05

German firms sent weapons-grade chemicals to Syria despite sanctions — report Despite EU restrictions, German companies were involved in exporting chemicals to Syria, a report has uncovered. The ingredients can be used to make sarin gas — a nerve agent repeatedly used in Syria'...
11:51 2019-06-28

China gives more chip design firms a tax break amid trade tensions China is making preferential tax treatment available to more chip design and software firms, in an effort to support domestic industries amid escalating trade tensions with the United States....
15:00 2019-05-22

U.S. lawmaker says small tech firms fear retaliation if they aid antitrust probe Small tech companies fear retaliation from big tech firms like Google and Facebook Inc if they assist in an investigation into allegations the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of ...
01:00 2019-06-21

These firms promise high-tech ransomware solutions—but typically just pay hackers Enlarge / Cryptolocker was one of the ransomware pioneers, bringing together file encryption and bitcoin payment. (credit: Christiaan Colen / Flickr) This story was originally published by ProPublica...
15:00 2019-05-21

Government Seeks To Tap Foreign Lenders For Loans To Small Firms: Report The official said the government plans to source up to Rs 1 lakh crore of loans from foreign institutions becausebanks were not in a position to provide enough capital for the small business sector,.....
17:34 2019-07-20

UPDATE 1-China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2 billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and ...
21:34 2019-07-12

China To Create Blacklist Of "Unreliable" Foreign Firms Amid Huawei Row China on Friday said it would create a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign firms and individuals in a new escalation of its trade war with the United States....
16:51 2019-05-31

U.S. fines firms transhipping via Cambodia to dodge Trump's China tariffs The United States has fined several companies for exporting goods via a Chinese-owned special economic zone in Cambodia in a bid to dodge President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese imports, a U.S. Em...
12:34 2019-06-19

Departures at South African state firms could drag out Ramaphosa's reforms President Cyril Ramaphosa's mission to fix two of South Africa's most troubled state companies, power firm Eskom and South African Airways (SAA), could take longer than planned after their chief execu...
09:51 2019-06-04

Here's how retailers and logistics firms can solve the multibillion-dollar returns issue This is a preview of The Reverse Logistics Report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence With e-commerce becoming a lucrative s...
04:17 2019-07-09

Japan firms set up consortium to enhance climate-related financial disclosure Japanese companies set up a consortium on Monday to help improve reporting of the financial impacts of climate-related risks and opportunities, aiming to enhance green investments and promote innovati...
17:51 2019-05-27

Boeing seeks to reassure plane leasing firms as grounding of its 737 Max grinds on Boeing met with aircraft leasing firms and financiers in New York as the grounding of its popular 737 Max planes drags on with no clear timeline for getting the planes back in service....
00:17 2019-07-16

China rare earth firms' stocks soar on trade war speculation Shares in rare earth-related companies in China soared on Tuesday, a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a rare earth firm in southern China, sparking speculation the sector could be the ne...
14:32 2019-05-21

Justice Department’s Antitrust Chief Sketches Out How Big Tech Firms Will be Assessed (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Justice Department’s antitrust chief suggested Tuesday he’ll take a broad view of how competition is harmed when assessing whether big tech firms should be br...
07:51 2019-06-12

China rebuffs Trump claim U.S. tariffs are making firms leave Foreign investors remained enthusiastic about China, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, following U.S. President Donald Trump's claim that his tariffs are causing companies to move production away ...
17:51 2019-05-21

Trump Punches Huawei and Global Tech Firms Get a Bloody Nose Washington’s blacklisting of Huawei is casting a net that extends far wider than its target: It is curbing the revenue of U.S. and Japanese electronics companies, cutting into Taiwanese chip orders, a...
10:34 2019-06-29

Two oil tankers struck in suspected attacks in Gulf of Oman: shipping firms Two oil tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crews have been evacuated, shipping firms and industry sources said on Thursday, a month after a similar incident in which fou...
11:17 2019-06-13

Four major tech firms including Apple face antitrust probes in the U.S. Days after word leaked that the Justice Department is investigating Google for possible antitrust violations, Reuters reports today that the DOJ has been given the green light to include Apple as part...
05:17 2019-06-04

Trump forced pharma firms to disclose drug prices in TV ads. A judge said no The Trump administration would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising. But a judge blocked the effort....
07:51 2019-07-09

Gulf of Oman Attacks Force Shipping Firms to Tighten Security Governments and tanker companies are stepping up efforts to protect shipping lanes after tankers were attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, through which more than a third of the world’s seaborne oil is...
18:51 2019-06-14

Car hire firms ripping off drivers with overpriced insurance excess waivers News 24 May, 2019 Rental companies’ theft and damage excess prices add as much as 90 per cent to the total cost of hiring a car, research shows...
04:34 2019-05-25

Trump Punches Huawei and American Tech Firms Get a Bloody Nose Washington’s blacklisting of Huawei is casting a net that extends far wider than its target: It is curbing the revenue of U.S. and Japanese electronics companies, cutting into Taiwanese chip orders, a...
23:34 2019-06-28

Commodity firms push to meet new Papua New Guinea PM as he sets out agenda Commodity companies are pushing to meet Papua New Guinea's new prime minister, who is set to deliver a nationwide address on Wednesday as he starts to overhaul the way the gas-rich country manages its...
08:34 2019-06-05

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, three hurt A rocket struck the site of the residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, w...
09:34 2019-06-19

Firms including MOL, Osaka, Gaslog, chosen in Cyprus FSRU LNG tender * Three joint ventures have been selected by Cyprus in the first stage of a tender to provide a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) to import liquefied natural gas (LNG)...
12:51 2019-07-17

Bribes and Backdoor Deals Help Foreign Firms Sell to China’s Hospitals G.E., Siemens and others have prospered in a country where corruption pervades the market for medical equipment, according to a New York Times investigation. China’s 1.4 billion people pay the price....
00:00 2019-06-15

US insurer Chubb to stop investing in or selling policies to coal firms Company becomes latest to make pledge as risks of climate crisis become clearerChubb will become the first US insurer to turn its back on the global coal industry by beginning to phase out its coal in...
17:51 2019-07-01

U.S. bars China supercomputer firms, institute from buying American parts The U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday it was adding several Chinese companies and a government-owned institute involved in supercomputing with military applications to its national security "ent...
20:00 2019-06-21

SoftBank exec sees major Mexican consumer firms as potential partners An executive in Japan's SoftBank Group said on Tuesday that the technology conglomerate is open to partnering with major Mexican consumer companies, such as retailer Femsa and bread-maker Bimbo, along...
02:51 2019-05-22

UPDATE 3-U.S. bars China supercomputer firms, institute from buying American parts The U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday it was adding several Chinese companies and a government-owned institute involved in supercomputing with military applications to its national security "ent...
20:34 2019-06-22

DVLA sale of driver details to private parking firms looked at by authorities News 10 Jun, 2019 The DVLA issues millions of driver’s details to private parking companies each year, raising concerns over data privacy...
16:51 2019-06-10

UPDATE 3-Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, three hurt A rocket struck the site of the residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, w...
09:51 2019-06-19

Firms give staff terror training after London Bridge response delays Increasing numbers of businesses are training their staff in how to help in the aftermath of a terrorist attack following concerns about how long it could take emergency services to reach victims....
08:34 2019-06-17

Budget 2019: Telecom Tower Firms Seek More Relief, Priority Lending A higher depreciation rate for these batteries can help higher adoption of these batteries, which can decrease dependence on diesel for power back-up, according to the telecom tower industry body.......
11:34 2019-06-17

Trump slams tech firms at 'free speech' social media summit US President Trump has blamed big tech firms for gagging conservative voices at a summit of far-right online figures. At the same time, he applauded internet provocateurs for their "bad" social media ...
13:00 2019-07-12

UPDATE 2-Mexico power utility seeking $899 mln in pipeline dispute; firms to talk Mexican national power company CFE on Tuesday said it is seeking $899 million in a dispute with natural gas pipeline firms, and said talks with Canada's TC Energy Corp and billionaire Carlos Slim's G...
00:17 2019-07-03

CBOE to Add Five New Credit Event Binary Options (CBOEs) on Financial Firms on April 26 CHICAGO, April 25, 2011 -The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that on Tuesday, April 26, the Exchange will continue its roll-out of Credit Event Binary Options (CEBO®) with th...
09:51 2019-05-23

UPDATE 3-Mexico power utility seeking $899 mln in pipeline dispute; firms to talk Mexican national power company CFE said on Tuesday it is seeking $899 million in a dispute with natural gas pipeline firms and talks with Canada's TC Energy Corp and billionaire Carlos Slim's Grupo Ca...
07:00 2019-07-03

Trade war: China keen to talk, as US mulls blacklisting more firms - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including the latest on the US-China trade war and new UK inflation figuresUS considers blacklisting HikvisionChina: Our door’s still openCo...
10:01 2019-05-22

Don't target U.S. financial firms if trade war widens, lobby group tells China China should not restrict access for U.S. financial firms if the trade war escalates and spills into the financial sector, said a lobby group representing global banks and asset managers....
03:00 2019-06-13

Kevin O'Leary: Based on my 'Shark Tank' firms, 'I've never seen a stronger economy in my life' "Shark Tank" companies are "an amazing index on America's economy because they're almost in every state, in every sector," says "Mr. Wonderful."...
21:34 2019-07-17

New rules give households right to sell solar power back to energy firms Government also wants to encourage people with rooftop panels to install batteriesBritain’s biggest energy companies will have to buy renewable energy from their own customers under new laws to be int...
15:00 2019-06-09

Major global investor drops US firms deemed climate crisis laggards Legal and General Investment Management cuts companies including ExxonMobilAn ethical investment operation by the UK’s largest asset manager has dumped shares in a string of US companies it has deemed...
03:34 2019-06-21

Iraq rocket attack: oil firms begin evacuating staff from Basra site Three people injured in strike on compound housing Shell, ExxonMobil and EniThree people have been injured after a rocket hit an Iraqi compound housing several international oil companies, including t...
18:17 2019-06-19

UPDATE 1-Norway's pension fund KLP bans investment in alcohol, gambling firms KLP, Norway's largest pension fund, said on Tuesday it will no longer invest in gambling companies and alcohol makers, and recently sold stocks and bonds in such firms worth about $320 million....
08:34 2019-05-28

Antitrust regulators may also scrutinize internet firms' cryptocurrencies: German cartel chief Cryptocurrencies backed by big internet companies could come under the scrutiny of antitrust regulators, the head of Germany's Federal Cartel Office said on Thursday after Facebook last week launched ...
23:34 2019-06-27

Mexico's President seeks truce in legal process in dispute with pipeline firms Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday he was asking for a "truce" in the legal proceedings with natural gas pipeline companies to seek an agreement to an ongoing dispute....
16:51 2019-07-03

SoftBank executive sees major Mexican consumer firms as potential partners An executive in Japan's SoftBank Group said on Tuesday that the technology conglomerate is open to partnering with major Mexican consumer companies, such as retailer Femsa and bread-maker Bimbo, along...
02:51 2019-05-22

UPDATE 2-Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, two hurt A rocket landed at a residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding two...
07:34 2019-06-19

UPDATE 1-Mexico power utility seeking $899 mln in pipeline dispute, firms to talk Mexico's national power company CFE on Tuesday said it is seeking $899 million in a dispute with natural gas pipeline firms, adding that talks with Canada's TC Energy Corp and businessman Carlos Slim...
20:17 2019-07-02

REFILE-UPDATE 4-Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump welcomed prominent conservative social media provocateurs to the White House on Thursday and said that along with himself, they are being treated unfairly by big tech firms, whi...
09:34 2019-07-12

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX firms on rate cut hopes, Brazil's real outperforms Rising bets on an interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve boosted Latin American stocks and currencies, with Brazil's real jumping to an over three-month high on optimism over the government's p...
18:51 2019-07-04

In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil is suing the world's largest cigarette makers, British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International, in a landmark case aimed at recovering the public health treatment costs of tobacco-...
22:17 2019-05-22

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX firms, Brazil's real stars on c.bank chief's comments Latin American currencies firmed against the dollar on Wednesday, led by gains in Brazil's real, while a Latin American stocks benchmark hit a more than two-and-a-half-week high, aided by strong gains...
22:17 2019-05-29

China's Didi Seeks Up to $2 Billion as Ride-Hailing Firms Want Investors to Fund Growth Chinese ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing Technology is looking to raise fresh funds from investors, the latest sign that firms in the sector are eager to raise money to fuel investments while posting...
23:17 2019-07-17

U.S. firms fret as China's FedEx probe, planned hit-list heightens trade frictions The sudden deterioration in trade talks between the United States and China last month has ratcheted up concerns among U.S. firms that the dispute could go beyond tariffs and affect business in the lo...
14:00 2019-06-04

Exclusive: Top Japanese chip gear firm to honor U.S. blacklist of Chinese firms - executive Japan's Tokyo Electron, the world's No.3 supplier of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, will not supply to Chinese clients blacklisted by Washington, a senior company executive told Reuters....
14:51 2019-06-11

China calls out big state firms, others on pollution violations amid slowing economy fears China has publicly accused dozens of firms, including some of its biggest state enterprises, of exceeding pollution limits and breaching monitoring standards, as concerns rise that the slowing economy...
15:34 2019-05-21

Global chemical firms urged to source responsibly after lethal China blast: study A prominent Chinese environmental group has called on chemicals multinationals to stop "cutting corners" by outsourcing business to Chinese suppliers that violate safety regulations after an investiga...
15:34 2019-05-21

Veteran cannabis company Harborside joins wave of US firms listing on Canadian exchange Harborside, a prominent Bay Area dispensary chain, wants to establish itself as the dominant player in Northern California's cannabis industry. To do that, it's gone to Canada....
06:51 2019-06-11

Wall Street firms see increased chance that Trump takes action to weaken the dollar Wall Street analysts say it is increasingly possible the Trump administration will try using a stronger weapon in the currency wars than just presidential tweets....
00:17 2019-07-16

Amid Huawei row, China to list 'unreliable' foreign entities that harm Chinese firms China's Commerce Ministry said that it will draft a list of foreign companies, organisations and individuals regarded as "unreliable" for having harmed Chinese firms' interests, state media ...
12:34 2019-05-31

U.S. tech firms push Trump to allow sales to Huawei, set up White House meeting next week Tech companies are asking the administration to allow sales of chips and other parts for Huawei-made smartphones and laptops, arguing such sales won’t hurt U.S. national security, according to people ...
20:17 2019-07-19

Raytheon, United Technologies to Merge, Forming One of World's Biggest Defense and Aerospace Firms [Updated] Update: 6/9/2019 at 10:10 p.m. ET: Per a Raytheon press release on Sunday, this merger is now official (and announced slightly sooner than expected). Gizmodo’s original coverage follows below.Read mor...
04:34 2019-06-10

Federal Watchdog Asks Agencies to Please Stop Relying on Credit Rating Firms After Equifax Hack The Government Accountability Office is warning federal agencies including the U.S. Postal Service, the Social Security Administration, Veterans Affairs, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Serv...
23:17 2019-06-16

Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to curb advertising of tobacco products on their platform...
17:34 2019-05-22

West: Almost anything is possible this season Which Wisconsin will show up this season? What makes Minnesota the division wild card? How far can Scott Frost improve Nebraska? We examine those questions and more about the wide-open Big Ten West....
22:17 2019-07-18

Kim Kardashian West, Esq. in 2022? You better believe it It's a sunny Saturday afternoon in Los Angeles and Kim Kardashian West is sitting in a conference room of a law office, blinds drawn, surrounded by law books, an array of highlighters, pens, binders a...
19:00 2019-06-28

SEC West: Can anyone challenge Alabama this time around? Can Alabama weather another staff shakeup? Can LSU take the next step? Can Auburn contend with a freshman QB? We dig into these questions and more in our SEC West team previews....
20:00 2019-07-15

The Guatemalans who pay the price for the west’s need for nickel A vast European-owned mine is operating near Mayan villages, sparking a battle for survivalThe road to Guatemala’s biggest nickel mine is barely visible through a cloud of red dust, churned up by the ...
22:00 2019-06-19

Africa's demographic dilemma Africa's population is growing rapidly. The high birth rates present the continent with an enormous challenge. However, a study found that the number of children is declining as education, health and ...
11:51 2019-07-11

When the Polish were refugees in Africa Thousands of Europeans sought sanctuary in Africa during World War II — among them were many Polish people. A Canadian filmmaker explores the journey of his Polish forefathers in a documentary....
20:17 2019-06-03

2019 Africa Cup of Nations — what you need to know The 32nd installment of the competition will be the biggest yet. Much has changed, a series of top stars are competing, and more than a few teams have realistic chances of winning it all....
00:17 2019-06-20

A ban on child labor in Africa is not enough Many children in Africa have to work as domestic help, on plantations or in prostitution to survive. They are robbed of their childhood and guaranteed a life in poverty if they are kept out of school....
17:51 2019-06-12

Small fire reported at PCC West Campus TUCSON – A small fire was reported at Pima Community College’s West Campus Thursday morning. According to PCC officials, the blaze occurred in the West Campus C-Building, damaging an air c...
00:51 2019-05-31

Jerry West proves again he's more than just the logo SportsPulse: With all the hoopla surrounding Kawhi Leonard and Paul George's arrival to L.A. one thing can't be lost: Jerry West's magical touch on the Clippers. As Trysta Krick puts i...
17:34 2019-07-07

US ambassador says Israel 'has the right to retain some' of the West Bank President Trump’s administration won’t “prejudge” an Israeli effort to annex settlements in the West Bank, according to the top U.S. envoy to Israel....
18:51 2019-06-08

Rolex Retailer Sets Its Watch in the West Slack sales in Hong Kong make it an odd time for a luxury watch retailer to go public, but Watches of Switzerland is finding favor by focusing on the less well-served U.S. market....
18:17 2019-05-30

West skeptical of investment from China: survey Chinese investment is causing disquiet in a number of places, particularly in the US and Europe, according to a new survey. The sentiment poses a problem for Chinese firms seeking to expand their glob...
14:51 2019-05-21

"Centre Has Not Given Nod To Change West Bengal's Name," Says Minister The Centre has not yet given its nod to change the name of West Bengal to ''Bangla'' as proposed by the Mamata Banerjee government, Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said on Wednesday....
17:51 2019-07-03

Mariners vs. A’s: Starters should make for slugfest out West The Mariners lead MLB by a wide margin in games that have gone over the total this season, and they should play another slugfest Sunday at Oakland. Mariners starter Mike Leake has allowed at least two...
21:17 2019-06-16

HIV Cases Rising In West Virginia County HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A cluster of HIV cases in Cabell County reflects a shift in how the disease is being transmitted, West Virginia health officials say. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports Cabel...
16:17 2019-05-27

Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria into last 16 with win over Senegal • Group C: Senegal 0-1 Algeria• Group B: Madagascar 1-0 BurundiYoucef Belaïli fired Algeria into the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations with the only goal of a bad-tempered 1-0 victory over Senegal ...
00:51 2019-06-28

Banking at the frontier – tales from Africa As Africa becomes embedded in the global financial and banking system, our journalists have travelled to some of the most challenging local markets to highlight opportunities – but sometimes trips don...
14:38 2019-05-21

Corruption perceived to be on the increase in Africa Transparency International and Afrobarometer have launched a new edition of the Global Corruption Barometer - Africa. It shows that most people think that corruption is increasing and governments are ...
22:51 2019-07-11

Africa's road to free trade Thursday sees the creation of the world's largest free trade zone, the AfCFTA. Over 20 African nations are joining an association that in the final analysis will be modeled on the European Union's sin...
14:34 2019-05-29

The influence of the German constitution in Africa On May 23, 1949, Germany's Basic Law was adopted and became a symbol of a new beginning. Some five decades later, German constitutional experts helped with the formulation of South Africa's post-apart...
20:17 2019-05-23

Africa's Green parties bet on international help In Germany and large parts of Europe, green parties are compounding their electoral successes. Environmental parties in Africa still have a long way to go, but the climate crisis could quicken their a...
17:51 2019-07-15

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar 2-0 Nigeria Madagascar produce the biggest shock so far at the Africa Cup of Nations as they beat three-time winners Nigeria to go into the last 16 as group winners....
21:00 2019-06-30

Violence against Christians on the rise in Africa The African continent is seeing an increasing number of violent attacks on Christians. Church representatives are particularly at risk of being targeted ― as are imams....
21:00 2019-06-13

Pete Buttigieg would cut some US aid if Israel annexes West Bank Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said on Tuesday that if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu carries out his plan to annex settlements in the West Bank he would if elected ensure no US tax...
02:00 2019-06-12

West Virginia tops Fordham 6-2 in NCAA Tournament Tyler Doanes and Ivan Gonzalez each drove in two runs to lead West Virginia to a 6-2 victory over Fordham on Friday night in the Morgantown regional of the NCAA Tournament     ...
06:51 2019-06-01

From Atlantic City to Key West: 21 beach towns that will soon be under water 24/7 Tempo identified the 21 beach towns in the U.S. that will soon be under water, based on data from the Union of Concerned Scientists report.       ...
22:00 2019-07-18

Body of adult man found near bus stop on west side TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is investigating a body found on the west side of Tucson Friday afternoon. According to TPD, they received a report that an adult man was deceased near a bus to...
03:51 2019-06-15

West Ham make striker Haller their record signing "West Ham United have signed French striker Sebastien Haller from Bundesliga team Eintracht Frankfurt for an undisclosed club record fee, the Premier League club said on Wednesday."...
16:00 2019-07-17

Carry-on bag ignites at West Virginia airport checkpoint Authorities at a West Virginia airport say a passenger’s carry-on bag ignited as it was going through a security checkpoint.       ...
16:17 2019-06-14

Inside Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Low-Key Anniversary Dinner That's amore! Ahead of their official 5-year wedding anniversary, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West got some time together to celebrate their romance by candlelight. According to source,......
23:51 2019-05-24

West Virginia man arrested after incident with boy in Walmart bathroom CLARKSBURG, W.Va.(WBOY) – A Bridgeport man was arrested in Clarksburg on a malicious assault charge after an incident at Walmart, according to the Clarksburg Police Department. On Sunday, an off...
01:34 2019-06-11

Eoin Morgan says injuries in win over West Indies are no cause for panic • Captain and Jason Roy are England doubts to face Afghanistan• ‘It’s a worry but we’re not at panic stations,’ Morgan saysEoin Morgan insisted it was not a case of “panic stations” despite injuries t...
06:17 2019-06-15

Taliban storm hotel building in west Afghanistan Taliban insurgents stormed a commercial building housing a hotel in western Afghanistan, killing three security officials and injuring 10, officials said on Saturday, the latest in a surge of attacks ...
16:34 2019-07-13

Russia Rolls Out Red Carpet for Xi Amid Tensions With the West Russia’s alienation from the West has put China center stage at the country’s flagship annual investment forum this week, as Moscow and Beijing cement their political, economic and military ties....
15:17 2019-06-05

BJP Takes Control Of Bhatpara Municipality, Its First In West Bengal The BJP Tuesday took control of the Bhatpara Municipality, its first civic body in West Bengal, after a majority of its Trinamool Congress councillors switched over to the BJP days after the Lok Sabha...
08:00 2019-06-05

Catwalk cover-up: how the west is falling for modest fashion The flowing sleeves and long hemlines favoured by Muslims are inspiring designers around the worldFlicking through the rails at high street store Monki, teenager Hanaa Maqbool swiftly picks out two lo...
15:00 2019-06-02

Cameron Diaz’s former West Village pad hits market for $4M Actress Cameron Diaz made a killing on this West Village condo, which she bought for $2.95 million in 2008 and sold for $4.25 million in 2016. But the buyer, Noel Pittman, wasn’t so lucky and is...
17:34 2019-06-14

Trump: Jerry West to get Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’...
12:17 2019-06-02

Leicester signs Tielemans, West Ham sells Arnautovic Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans moved to Leicester on a permanent deal following a successful loan spell, while West Ham announced the sale of Marko Arnautovic to Chinese champion Shanghai SIPG in ...
20:00 2019-07-08

Spain midfielder Fornals joins West Ham from Villarreal LONDON (AP) — Spain midfielder Pablo Fornals has joined West Ham from Villarreal, becoming the second most-expensive player in the English club’s history. West Ham announced the signing of the 2...
16:34 2019-06-14

In warming West, Rio Grande roars back to life, for now After years of drought, no one in Rio Grande County, Colorado, can remember the last time their namesake river was closed to the public because it was running too high....
21:17 2019-06-20

Common currency divides West African nations For many West African countries, introducing the eco is tempting. But the political will to do so is not enough — many questions need answers before a new single currency becomes a reality....
21:51 2019-06-30

Mike Pence calls West Point grads the ‘best of the best’ WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has told the graduating class of the U.S. Military Academy that they are “the best of the best.” Pence told the West Point graduates Satur...
19:51 2019-05-25

Hope misses ton as West Indies post 321-8 against Bangladesh West Indies batsman Shai Hope hit a patient 96 while Evin Lewis and Shimron Hetmyer also made half-centuries to help the former champions post a competitive 321-8 from 50 overs in their World Cup enco...
17:34 2019-06-17

West Bengal Sends 31 Crorepatis To Lok Sabha, 5 More That 2014 Of the 42 elected Lok Sabha MPs from West Bengal, 31 are crorepatis, five more from than the 2014 tally, while 23 parliamentarians have declared criminal cases against them, a study said....
07:17 2019-05-28

Kim Kardashian West denies cultural appropriation in kimono row Kim Kardashian West has denied allegations of cultural appropriation after trademarking a Japanese word for her new shapewear brand, Kimono Intimates....
18:00 2019-06-28

Manchester City cruise past West Ham in China "Premier League Asia Trophy semi-final, Nanjing Olympic Sports Center – Manchester City 4 (D.Silva 33, Nmecha 36 pen, Sterling 59 72) West Ham 1 (Noble 26 pen)"...
18:51 2019-07-17

BJP Observing Black Day In West Bengal: Live Updates The Bengal BJP will observe statewide "Black Day" today after some of its party workers were allegedly prevented by the police from holding the funeral of its workers, killed in political clashes on.....
10:00 2019-06-10

U.S. Ambassador Says Israel Has Right to Annex Parts of West Bank Ambassador David M. Friedman opened the door to American acceptance of Israel’s annexation of parts of the West Bank, a move that would violate international law....
12:00 2019-06-08

Signing Sébastien Haller is good business for West Ham – even at £45m Haller scores goals, sets them up, makes tackles, leads from the front and has a far better attitude than the striker he is replacingBy Martin Laurence for WhoScoredSo, it’s official. West Ham have br...
12:17 2019-07-18

The untold story of the Wild West's black cowboys The image of a typical American cowboy -- a rough-hewn white guy in dirt stained blue jeans, cowboy hat and boots -- is a staple of Western movies and modern country music. But as icons go, it gives a...
20:34 2019-07-05

Phantasy Star Online 2 Is Actually Coming To The West Next Year Rejoice, Dreamcast lovers. Phantasy Star Online 2 is coming to the West. The popular MMORPG has been frustratingly absent but will come to the Xbox One in a free-to-play package in Spring 2020....
04:17 2019-06-10

The West Coast is running out of space to put dead whales PORTLAND, Ore. — So many gray whales are washing up on the U.S. West Coast that the federal agency that deals with the rotting carcasses is running out of places to put them while they decompose. NOAA...
07:51 2019-06-21

West Ham fan fined for racially abusing Tottenham’s Son Heung-min • Supporter pleads guilty to using ‘DVD’ slur in October• Club ban fan but will review that if he takes education courseA West Ham United fan has been fined after pleading guilty to a racially aggrava...
20:17 2019-05-22

Man fatally struck by train on Upper West Side A man in a subway tunnel was fatally struck by a 2 train Friday morning on the Upper West Side, police said. The man, who police said appeared to have been in his 50s, was already on the tracks when h...
19:17 2019-06-07

West Point says cadet killed in rollover was from New Jersey WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Military Academy has identified the cadet killed in a vehicle rollover during a training exercise as a 22-year-old from New Jersey. West Point on Friday announced that...
20:34 2019-06-07

West Indies vs Pakistan: When And Where To Watch Live Telecast Pakistan were beaten by minnows Afghanistan in the warm-up game, while the Windies showed intent by scoring over 400 runs in the warm-up game against New Zealand....
22:51 2019-05-30

Jofra Archer undaunted by battle against West Indies • Archer previously played for West Indies Under-19s • ‘It’s just another game of cricket, same as the last game’Jofra Archer will look to treat England’s next match against West Indies like any other...
21:00 2019-06-09

Rape reported at West Village subway station A 19-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a stranger on the staircase of the West Fourth Street-Washington Square subway station in the West Village early Tuesday morning, police sources said. The wo...
00:01 2019-05-30

US ambassador: Israel has right to annex parts of West Bank David Friedman gives interview to New York Times‘Israel has right to some, but unlikely all’ of disputed territoryThe US ambassador to Israel did not rule out an Israeli move to annex parts of the occ...
22:51 2019-06-08

1 dead, 22 injured in West Point training accident A vehicle loaded with West Point cadets on summer training overturned on a dirt road Thursday, killing one cadet and injuring 22 other passengers.Lt. Gen. Darryl A. Williams said the cadets are senior...
01:00 2019-06-07

Injured Jos Buttler battles to be fit for England against West Indies • Wicketkeeper-batsman is having treatment for bruised hip• Buttler has hit 185 runs in 136 balls in World CupJos Buttler is “responding well to treatment” on a heavily bruised right hip and while he ...
19:34 2019-06-10

BJP Says Will Defy Bar On Political Party Programmes In West Bengal On a day West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi met Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid political violence in the state, the Bharatiya Janata Party said it is not demanding President's rule there......
17:34 2019-06-10

US ambassador: Israel can retain parts of West Bank JERUSALEM (AP) — The U.S. ambassador in Jerusalem says Israel has the right to retain parts, but not all, of the West Bank. David Friedman’s remarks in an interview with The New York Times publi...
20:17 2019-06-08

Bangladesh handed target of 322 to beat West Indies TAUNTON, England (AP) — West Indies amassed 321-8 against Bangladesh in the Cricket World Cup at Taunton on Monday despite Chris Gayle and Andre Russell both getting out for ducks. Shai Hope, who came...
17:34 2019-06-17

Rent the Runway and West Elm are betting your next comforter will be a rental Rent the Runway has transformed the way people think about buying — and owning — clothes. Now RTR has announced a partnership with Williams-Sonoma's West Elm brand to allow subscribers to rent so...
20:17 2019-05-21

West Ham tell Arnautovic to honour contract after rejecting £19m China bid Striker makes clear to West Ham he would like moveArsenal sign 18-year-old Brazilian Gabriel MartinelliWest Ham have told Marko Arnautovic to honour his contract after rejecting a bid of around £19m f...
21:34 2019-07-02

A daily take on life in north-west England – in pictures In June 2013, artist John Hewitt started making daily drawings inspired by his dog-walking encounters, and posting them on Instagram. Six years later, he has 2,400 sketches, not missing a single day. ...
19:51 2019-06-08

Getting A Medal From Donald Trump Fits Jerry West All Too Well Have you ever seen Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, The Lonely Island’s 2016 mockumentary about a very specific kind of post-Obama cultural success? It’s a good movie. Funny gags, and some insight ...
20:17 2019-06-19

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Uganda start with unlikely win Uganda have kicked off their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 2-0 win over DR Congo, drawing level with hosts Egypt on 3 points in Group A, while a late Nigeria goal edged out Burundi. Guinea fac...
22:17 2019-06-22

New Zealand vs South Africa: When And Where To Watch Live South Africa will look to avenge their semi-final loss at the previous World Cup that saw them once again going down in a knockout game in an ICC tournament....
14:00 2019-06-18

Watch the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Eurosport "The Africa Cup of Nations begins on Friday June 21 and runs through to July 12. It can be watched live and exclusive on Eurosport and Eurosport Player."...
19:34 2019-06-20

Why Africa’s Biggest Fund Manager Is Under Fire The Public Investment Corp. is the behemoth of Africa’s fund managers, overseeing $150 billion in pension assets for more than 1 million South African state workers. While the PIC, as it’s widely know...
12:17 2019-07-01

Soccer: Spain come from behind to beat South Africa Jennifer Hermoso netted two second-half penalties and substitute Lucia Garcia added a last-minute goal as Spain came from behind to beat South Africa 3-1 at the women’s World Cup on Saturday....
21:17 2019-06-08

A Win for Gay Rights in Botswana Is a ‘Step Against the Current’ in Africa Thirty-two of Africa’s 54 nations have laws that criminalize consensual same-sex conduct, according to activists. Change has come, but it is spotty and slow....
00:51 2019-06-12

Nigeria v Burundi: Africa Cup of Nations - live! Minute-by-minute coverage of the Group B game in AlexandriaTrézéguet goal gets Egypt up and runningAny thoughts? You can email Paul | Tweet @Paul_Doyle 5.04pm BST Nigeria: Akpeyi; Shehu, Troost-Ekong,...
18:51 2019-06-22

Did the ancestor of all humans evolve in Europe not Africa? A study of some 8-million-year-old teeth found in Greece suggests a controversial idea: that hominins arose in Europe and then moved into Africa later...
14:32 2019-05-21

| Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa despite gains More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved toward legal tolerance, watchdogs say....
15:17 2019-06-10

South Africa's PPC bows to environmental regulations South African cement company PPC said on Friday it expects to pay as much as 120 million rand ($8.5 million) per year due to the new carbon tax and will shut down a kiln at its Port Elizabeth plant t...
22:00 2019-06-28

| Musona: Absa Premiership the best league in Africa Former Kaizer Chiefs superstar Knowledge Musona believes the Absa Premiership is the strongest league in Africa and aids the development of Zimbabwe players....
10:01 2019-06-05

South Africa get first World Cup win in comfortable fashion "South Africa finally got a World Cup win under their belt as they eased to a nine-wicket triumph over Afghanistan at Sophia Gardens on Saturday to keep alive their hopes of a semi-final berth."...
07:00 2019-06-16

Benin 0-0 Cameroon: Africa Cup of Nations – as it happened Cameroon and Benin both go through to the last 16 but Ghana top Group F courtesy of their 2-0 win against Guinea Bissau 7.22pm BST Related: Cameroon to face Nigeria in Afcon last-16 as Ghana and Beni...
21:34 2019-07-02

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mo Salah gives the fans what they want Egyptian fans turned out for the Pharaohs' second Group A game in the hopes not just of seeing them clinch a berth in the round of 16 but also of seeing a goal from their biggest hero. Mo Salah didn’t...
11:51 2019-06-28

Uganda 0-1 Senegal: Africa Cup of Nations last 16 – as it happened Sadio Mané sets up quarter-final meeting with Benin 9.55pm BST Sadio Mané’s first-half goal is enough to send Senegal into a quarter-final meeting with Benin. Mané also had a penalty saved by Onyango ...
23:17 2019-07-05

Benatia to captain Morocco at Africa Cup of Nations "Defender Medhi Benatia, who joined Qatari club Al Duhail from Juventus in January, was on Tuesday named captain of Morocco’s 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt this month."...
22:17 2019-06-11

South Africa’s economy plummets by most in about a decade JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa says its economy dropped by the largest amount in about a decade, hurting newly elected President Cyril Ramaphosa’s efforts at growth and reforms. The government...
14:17 2019-06-04

Morocco 1-0 Namibia: Africa Cup of Nations – as it happened An 89th minute own-goal from Itamuna Keimuine gifted Morocco a crucial Group of Death victory, spoiling an enterprising Namibian performanceMorocco 1-0 Nambia: read the match report 5.32pm BST So, tha...
20:34 2019-06-23

Can Africa benefit from US-China trade spat? There's little reason for African nations to be afraid of the US-China trade spat. On the contrary, African economies could gain in importance, should their new free trade agreement be filled with lif...
15:00 2019-06-28

Bloodhound will test its supersonic car in Africa this October The Bloodhound supersonic car project might be all about getting from A to B as quickly as possible, but its journey to date has been anything but streamlined. Since the project was announced in 2008,...
21:34 2019-07-10

WHO counts down Africa polio clock despite new outbreak Africa could be declared free of endemic "wild" polio early next year if a strain last seen in Nigeria almost three years ago does not resurface, the World Health Organization's Africa head said on Tu...
18:17 2019-05-28

Capital markets: Funding Africa’s future Africa has long had a fraught relationship with the capital markets – can the continent put that difficult history behind it and, crucially, fund the next stage of its development?...
14:51 2019-05-21

Algeria crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion Algeria was crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion for only the second time in its history, edging past Senegal thanks to Baghdad Bounedjah's early deflected goal....
00:17 2019-07-20

Who brings the internet to Africa's remote regions? US-based tech giants and China are helping to fund the development of Africa's digital infrastructure revolution. But do the potential benefits outweigh the risks?...
23:00 2019-05-28

| South Africa: Now lock factory for the north Rob Houwing on the swelling trend of SA unwittingly priming robust young second-rowers, especially, for eventual Test duty on the wrong side of the equator....
19:17 2019-05-29

Can Chinese weapons contribute to peace in Africa? China's military leaders have invited African army chiefs to Beijing — officially, to discuss peacekeeping missions. But China's military strategy in Africa also has a few other objectives, experts sa...
20:34 2019-07-14

Pharma's market: the man cleaning up Africa's meat In Namibia a country of meat-lovers, vital expertise is needed to stop livestock spreading diseasesWreathed in barbecue smoke, Vetjaera Haakuria gestures at the men butchering meat and cooking it over...
05:51 2019-07-10

Pepsi Expands in Africa With $1.7 Billion Deal PepsiCo has agreed to pay $1.7 billion to buy South Africa’s Pioneer Foods, as the beverage giant looks to expand and accelerate its growth in sub-Saharan Africa....
13:34 2019-07-19

| Baxter: Bafana have shown we can compete with Africa's best A dejected Stuart Baxter said that despite his side's dramatic defeat to Nigeria in the quarter-finals of AFCON they've shown they can compete with the best....
10:17 2019-07-11

NBA: League looks to Africa as next growth area - Silver NBA commissioner Adam Silver delivered a state of the league address on Thursday that sounded more like a foreign policy briefing that underscored the league's international ambition....
12:34 2019-05-31

Finance: Transformation stories in Asia, CEE and Africa Banking and capital markets in Asia, central and eastern Europe and Africa have been transformed over the last 50 years, but the change in Asia is particularly breath-taking....
14:38 2019-05-21

What you should know about Africa's massive, 55-country trade bloc Leaders from 55 African nations have worked out a massive deal they hope will connect 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc, and heat up commerce within the continent itself....
07:34 2019-07-11

Follow our model for 'happy' Xinjiang, China tells West China said on Thursday its treatment of ethnic Muslims in "happy" and "secure" Xinjiang region was a model for other nations to follow despite a bombardment of Western criticism....
14:17 2019-07-11

Kanye West Gets Candid About Bipolar Disorder, the "Stigma of Crazy" Kanye West is speaking out about his mental health journey. The Grammy winner, who was hospitalized back in 2016, opens up about bipolar disorder during a candid new interview on David......
03:51 2019-05-29

Sid Ramin, ‘West Side Story’ Orchestrator and a Composer, Dies at 100 A childhood friend of Leonard Bernstein, he won an Oscar and a Grammy for his work on the film “West Side Story” and 12 Clio Awards for his work in TV advertising....
00:00 2019-07-06

Residents on Tucson’s west side rejoice over new speed humps TUCSON – Pop the champagne, it is a celebration here on McMillan Street as new bumps are in the road. “I decided I wasn’t going to run any errands this morning because this was too e...
05:17 2019-06-28

Bangladesh v West Indies: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the World Cup match at TauntonCounty cricket – live! Follow the latest around the groundsAnd you can email John here or tweet him here 11.30am BST 13th over: West Indies 53-1 (Hope 15, Le...
12:34 2019-06-17

Exclusive: West, Japan rebuke China at U.N. for detention of Uighurs Nearly two dozen countries have called on China to halt its mass detention of ethnic Uighurs in the Xinjiang region, the first such joint move on the issue at the U.N. Human Rights Council, according ...
12:00 2019-07-11

The depressing lesson of west London's lost cycle route Kensington and Chelsea council has blocked a flagship plan after a campaign based largely on mythsMore or less every time a city orders a report into how expanding populations can be moved around in e...
09:34 2019-06-17

Recyclers Cringe as Southeast Asia Says It’s Sick of the West’s Trash After China restricted plastic scrap imports, countries like Malaysia took the brunt of the waste. But now there’s a regionwide backlash, and recyclers are worried....
11:34 2019-06-07

Islamic State expands reach in Afghanistan, threatening West The Islamic State group has lost its caliphate in Syria and Iraq, but in the forbidding mountains of northeastern Afghanistan the group is expanding its footprint, recruiting new fighters and plotting...
11:34 2019-06-10

BJP Holds Protests In West Bengal Against Trinamool's Cut-Money Issue The BJP held statewide demonstrations in West Bengal todayin protest against TMC leaders taking "cut" money from the beneficiaries of government schemes....
20:34 2019-07-18

Mamata Banerjee Bans BJP's Victory Marches In West Bengal Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of inciting violence in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday that no victory march of the saffron party would be allowed in the state....
03:34 2019-06-07

At least one West Point cadet killed, more than 20 injured in rollover crash At least one West Point cadet was killed and nearly two dozen more injured when a military vehicle overturned near a training site on Thursday morning, NBCNews reports....
18:51 2019-06-06

‘West Side Story’ set photo reveals first look at Sharks and Jets Steven Spielberg is ready to rumble: The first on-set image from the director’s new big screen adaptation of the Broadway classic “West Side Story” dropped Monday morning. The iconic...
17:17 2019-06-17

Kim Kardashian West’s Kimono shapewear touches nerve in Japan Twitter users accuse reality star of cultural appropriation with new underwear lineThe American television star Kim Kardashian West has caused controversy in Japan by naming her new line of shapewear ...
18:34 2019-06-27

The Latest: Soldiers drove West Point vehicle that flipped WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal West Point training vehicle accident (all times local): 2:15 p.m. West Point officials say the military training vehicle that overturned, killing one and ...
21:17 2019-06-06

Protein mania: The problem with the West’s latest diet obsession Everything from breakfast cereal to ice cream and even water is now laced with extra protein. Is there any evidence that consuming more of it does us good?...
11:00 2019-05-22

Cadet back at West Point after overturn of rape conviction A West Point cadet who was convicted in 2017 of raping a sleeping classmate has been allowed back into the military academy after a three-judge panel overturned his conviction this week, citing lack o...
22:51 2019-06-06

21 injured in fatal West Point crash are expected to survive The 21 soldiers and West Point cadets injured when a military vehicle overturned and rolled at least 15 feet down a steep embankment, killing one cadet, are expected to survive, officials said Thursda...
23:00 2019-06-06

At least one dead, 22 injured in training vehicle crash at West Point A military vehicle overturned on a dirt road in a training accident at West Point, N.Y., on Thursday morning, killing at least one person and injuring 22 others, officials said....
00:51 2019-06-07

| West African farm 'bootcamp' gets green entrepreneurs into shape Machetes in hand and wearing a straw hat against the sun, the participants of an "agro-bootcamp" in the farmlands of the West African nation of Benin harvest maize, cowpeas and rice....
15:17 2019-06-10

West African countries choose new 'ECO' single trade currency As part of its plans to make Africa a more integrated continent, leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have adopted the name 'ECO' for a planned single currency to be used ...
20:34 2019-07-03

Forget the rebrand – Kim Kardashian West should ditch her shapewear range entirely Shapewear or ‘Solutionwear’ is a necessity – if you don’t want your butt, boobs, gut or thighs to move or breathe at all. Let’s get rid of it altogetherAnother day, another Katastrophic Kardashian pro...
19:51 2019-07-02

Shakers restaurant primed to make moves in the West Village Rita Sodi and Jody Williams, who just won this year’s James Beard Foundation’s best New York City chefs award, are planning a Shaker restaurant at 50 Commerce St. in the West Village early next year....
05:34 2019-06-10

Netanyahu Keeps Plans on West Bank Annexation Close to His Chest A key question hanging over Benjamin Netanyahu’s re-election campaign is whether he will fulfil an apparent pledge to annex part of the occupied West Bank. But in TIME’s interview with the...
19:17 2019-07-11

River nears crest in west Arkansas, but more rainfall looms FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Thunderstorms are expected to bring unwanted rain to areas along the Arkansas River, which is predicted to crest Wednesday well above record levels in western Arkansas. Forecas...
16:00 2019-05-29

Mega Millions ticket worth $2M sold in West Virginia CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Mega Millions ticket worth $2 million has been sold in West Virginia. The West Virginia Lottery says in a news release the ticket for Tuesday’s drawing matched five numbers...
11:17 2019-05-30

Whidbey Island, west coast answer to Martha's Vineyard Although Whidbey Island is only about 30 miles from Seattle, it feels much farther away. Find out the best things to do at this idyllic Washingston state escape....
19:51 2019-05-23

Picture exclusive: West Ham strengthen ties to past with kit launch West Ham may have left their Upton Park roots when they moved to the London Stadium, but the Hammers are strengthening their connection to the past with their kit for the new season....
14:51 2019-05-30

U.S. envoy, in interview, does not rule out Israeli annexation in West Bank The U.S. ambassador to Israel did not rule out an Israeli move to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, land that the Palestinians seek for a state, in an interview with the New York Times published ...
20:34 2019-06-08

No place like home: eastern Europeans in the West Midlands – in pictures Jon Tonks’ Stories of Home is a study of central and eastern European communities living in the Sandwell district of the West Midlands, home to the UK’s biggest Polish population. Taken in the two yea...
12:17 2019-05-24