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Banks: III review – her best album yet

(Harvest)Jillian Rose Banks has spent the past six years making fascinating, sedated songs that vacillate between trap-pop and R&B. Now, with music’s...

Banks: III review – her best album yet

Source: theguardian.com

Banks Had to ‘Dig in the Mud’ to Make Her New Album III Singer-songwriter Jillian Banks, known as Banks, helped popularize the brooding R&B sound that’s dominated pop this decade. Now, after a two-year self-imposed hiatus, she returns with her third ...
19:51 2019-07-11

Madonna: Madame X review – her most bizarre album ever (Live Nation/Interscope/Maverick)The lows, featuring white-saviour narratives and witless lyrics, are really low. But by embracing Latin pop, Madonna sounds more natural than she has in yearsWe all ge...
11:51 2019-06-04

Radiohead: MiniDiscs (Hacked) review – blueprints for the best album of the 90s This hoard of material from the OK Computer era is an endlessly interesting chronicle of a band reinventing the mainstream by rejecting it‘Not v interesting” is Thom Yorke’s assessment of the 16-odd h...
12:34 2019-06-12

The Cure: Disintegration review – album set flatters to deceive, and then prolongs the pain Despite its best efforts, the band cannot mask the fact that the original record has its fair share of flawsDisintegration a classic album? For that is what underpins this run of five shows playing th...
08:51 2019-05-25

Bruce Springsteen: Western Stars review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Columbia Records)Trailed as a break with tradition, the lush orchestrations and swooning vocals of this finely wrought album, in fact, chime beautifully with Springsteen’s historyThe 19th Bruce Sprin...
14:17 2019-06-06

Album Review: For Jamila Woods, History Is Today’s Inspiration and Tomorrow’s Blueprint The Chicago singer and poet pays tribute to creative titans and offers lessons on how to triumph over the challenges of everyday life on “Legacy! Legacy!”...
15:34 2019-05-21

Blood Orange: Angel's Pulse review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Domino)Dev Hynes’ new mixtape contains a flood of musical influences – from shoegaze to dancehall and found sound – and is only occasionally self-indulgent There was a time when a mixtape was clearly...
16:00 2019-07-12

U.S. Banks Rush In as European Banks Stumble The retrenchment of Deutsche Bank and other former European financial powerhouses has left a gaping hole in European banking. U.S. banks are filling the void, strengthening their stranglehold on the r...
19:17 2019-07-08

Investors Shun Banks Buying Other Banks Shares of banks buying other banks are underperforming, reflecting investor concerns that potential economic weakness could depress future earnings and portend bigger-than-expected loan losses at targ...
01:00 2019-06-17

Eff That Little Album You’re Asking For, Rihanna Is on a Boat With Her Boo and His Fam Rihanna and her billionaire boo Hassan Jameel have gotten an early start on their summer of love, it seems! The pair were recently spotted by photographers off the Amalfi Coast¸—a luxe Italian destina...
21:51 2019-06-07

How ‘Oklahoma!’ Revolutionized the Cast Album It took decades for the full Rodgers and Hammerstein score to be available. But even abbreviated, the show helped build a whole new audience for Broadway music....
17:34 2019-07-10

Stevie Wonder – every studio album ranked! From his teenage years on Motown to his funk masterpieces of the 70s and later pop ballads, Stevie Wonder’s music is nothing but joyous. Ahead of his performance in London’s Hyde Park this weekend, we...
13:00 2019-07-05

Get jazzed: Jeff Goldblum is making another album While most of the rest of us struggle to be fulfilled in any one area of our lives, Jeff Goldblum has accompanied roles in summer tentpoles and recurring gigs in one of TV’s strangest towns with weekl...
23:00 2019-07-01

Southwest Airlines at 48: A birthday photo album Southwest Airlines turned 48 on June 18, 2019. It has grown from an airline with just two routes in 1971 to the world's largest low-cost carrier.       ...
05:17 2019-06-19

Rodrigo y Gabriela return to their roots with a new album NEW YORK (AP) — Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero, the acoustic, instrumental rock duo who record as Rodrigo y Gabriela, are back with their first album in five years. “Mettavolution” ...
17:51 2019-06-12

Dixie Chicks tease first album in 13 years The Dixie Chicks took the long way around, but they’re returning with new music soon after a 13-year hiatus, the group announced on Instagram.        ...
21:00 2019-06-27

Rammstein releases first studio album in 10 years The German band Rammstein has finally put out a new album. If the songs on the self-titled album are any indication, the musicians seem to have become political, though no less controversial. Not all ...
14:51 2019-05-21

Belle and Sebastian on NYC, album covers and playing at sea Like any young rock band, Scotland’s Belle and Sebastian were excited for their first visit to New York. But in some ways, it didn’t live up to one band member’s expectations. “I think by the time we ...
19:34 2019-07-08

Ed Sheeran Confirms He's Married on New Album No.6 Collaborations Project After months of speculation, Ed Sheeran has officially confirmed he's off the market. The 28-year-old crooner revealed the big news on his new album No.6 Collaborations Project, which......
16:00 2019-07-12

Madonna takes on frightening world with new album 'Madame X' Gun control, poverty and the marginalized, Madonna's new album "Madame X" sees the Queen of Pop wanting to "fight back" in what she sees as a frightening modern world....
03:17 2019-06-14

Swift calls out homophobes on new song, announces 7th album NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift’s latest song has a new target: homophobes. The pop star released a new tune called “You Need to Calm Down” late Thursday, where she addresses her own ha...
12:00 2019-06-14

Peter Frampton opens up about his health issues, new album Peter Frampton is trying to record and perform as much as he can before health issues affect his music.        ...
02:51 2019-05-31

A Billboard No. 1 Is at Stake, So Here’s an Album With Your Taylor Swift Hoodie About half the 39 titles that topped the charts last year were sold as part of ticket or merchandise “bundles.” Now even some who benefited from the strategy are complaining....
00:01 2019-06-10

Blaque: How a forgotten R&B trio rescued their album from oblivion Blaque had the world at their feet but a double tragedy left them struggling to release their musicThere was a moment, around the turn of the millennium, where everything went Blaque. Discovered by Li...
17:17 2019-06-14

Thom Yorke's new album comes with a Netflix short film The same day Thom Yorke's upcoming album ANIMA comes out, he'll release a short musical film directed by frequent collaborator Paul Thomas Anderson. The one-reeler will be set to three ANIMA...
22:34 2019-06-20

Selena Gomez announces her first new album in four years is imminent Selena Gomez told Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show" Tuesday that she just has a few more finishing touches before she releases his first new album in four years....
20:00 2019-06-12

Miley Cyrus releases new album, 'SHE IS COMING,' first of EP trilogy Miley Cyrus dropped her new album “SHE IS COMING” on midnight Friday. It's reportedly the first of three, six-song EPs the songstress plans to release before the year’s end.  ...
08:34 2019-05-31

Wilco announces Ode To Joy, an album filled with "really big, big folk songs" Jeff Tweedy can’t stop, won’t stop. Since releasing 2016's Schmilco with his venerable Chicago rock outfit, the songwriter dropped two solo albums of original material and a memoir—he’ll also appe...
17:51 2019-07-16

Taylor Swift Reveals Her Biggest Clue Yet About Her New Album OMG! Did Taylor Swift just reveal the title of her new album? The superstar singer, who has been dropping clues about her new music, just shared the biggest hint about #TS7 to date. In......
00:17 2019-05-25

'I had to honour him': the friends who finished Avicii's final album After the EDM star died aged 28 last year, his family decided that his album Tim should be completed. How did the chosen collaborators handle such a sensitive task? Last summer, a carefully chosen gro...
21:00 2019-06-06

Liam Gallagher announces release date for his next solo album Fresh off of a documentary that seemed to be all about how much of a dick he is and how much he enjoys his reputation as a dick, Liam Gallagher—who used to be in a famous band with some guy he hates—h...
18:17 2019-06-13

Taylor Swift Announces New Album Lover and Song "You Need to Calm Down" It's official! Taylor Swift has announced the name of her new album: Lover! On Thursday afternoon, the Grammy winner took to her Instagram Live to share the exciting news with her......
01:51 2019-06-14

Mother Earth's Plantasia: the cult album you should play to your plants It was made by an easy-listening songwriter and given away free with mattresses. Now thanks to YouTube’s algorithm, Mort Garson’s Plantasia has become an underground hitIn the early noughties, Caleb B...
18:17 2019-07-09

Selena Gomez Says It Took Her 4 Years to "Feel at a Good Place" With New Album The wait for Selena Gomez's new music is almost over! The 26-year-old singer revealed she's "actually done" with her next album during Tuesday's episode of The Tonight......
17:00 2019-06-12

Ed Sheeran reveals all-star lineup for new album No 6 Collaborations Project Rappers and singers including Cardi B, Bruno Mars and Stormzy feature on the follow-up to ÷, the biggest selling album in the world in 2017Ed Sheeran has announced full details for his next album, the...
03:17 2019-06-20

Forever Whitney: A Houston Hologram Tour Is in the Works and Maybe a New Album, Too Seven years after Whitney Houston’s untimely death at the age of 48, her estate has struck a deal to create a number of money-making opportunities, including a hologram tour and a new album of previou...
14:32 2019-05-21

Prosecutors: Suspect made album art with church arson photos OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say the suspect in three Louisiana church arsons took photos and videos of the fires while they were burning and shared them with his friends. News outlets re...
23:34 2019-06-18

Bruce Springsteen to record a new E Street Band album in the fall Bruce Springsteen said he will record a new E Street Band album in the fall, followed by an international tour.        ...
16:17 2019-05-28

Whitney Houston’s Estate Plans a Hologram Tour and a New Album The family of the singing star, who died seven years ago, has reached a deal with the marketing company behind the posthumous resurgence of Bob Marley....
14:38 2019-05-21

To be continued … can the sequel album save Usher’s musical reputation? The R&B star has hinted at a follow-up to Confessions, but history is littered with late-career gimmicksThe last we heard from Usher Raymond IV, he was taking a curling iron to his hair and dressing u...
14:51 2019-05-24

Spotify's album pre-saves share personal data you might not be aware of You might be sharing more data than you care to offer when you pre-save an album on Spotify. Billboard has pointed out that labels sometimes ask for permission to track an extensive amount of info abo...
00:34 2019-06-28

Madonna tackles gun control, LGBTQ rights in new album 'Madam X' Madonna released her 14th studio album and pulled no punches when talking about LGBTQ and womens’ rights as well as advocating for gun control in America....
23:17 2019-06-14

Taylor Swift Just Announced the Summer Release Date for Her New Album Lover Finally, we have answers: Taylor Swift’s new album will be called Lover and will be released on Aug. 23 of this year, featuring 18 tracks. And her new single, called “You Need to Calm Down...
02:34 2019-06-14

Whitney Houston's estate announces plans for hologram tour, new album Whitney Houston's estate has announced plans to start a hologram tour and release music of unreleased tracks among other projects related to the late singer....
15:34 2019-05-21

Slaughter Beach, Dog announces new album, Safe And Also No Fear, with 2 excellent singles Slaughter Beach, Dog began as a lo-fi side project for Modern Baseball’s Jake Ewald, but has since evolved into a full-band affair on the verge of its third LP. Safe And Also No Fear, due out August 2...
09:17 2019-05-29

Facebook reverses ban on Led Zeppelin album cover featuring naked children Social network acknowledges ‘culturally significant image’ amid protests against its nudity policyFacebook has overturned a ban it made this week on displaying the cover of Led Zeppelin’s Houses of th...
13:17 2019-06-21

Beyoncé reveals African collaborators for new album The Lion King: The Gift R&B star announces numerous African pop and rap stars on album out Friday, as well as Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell Williams and daughter Blue IvyBeyoncé has outlined details for her 14-track new album to ...
01:01 2019-07-17

Ed Sheeran releases the unredacted track list for his collaborations album and it features...everyone Last month, Ed Sheeran made an announcement revealing his next project - a collection of collaborations - accompanied by a redacted tracklist. It was an effective attempt at mystery since the man is f...
10:51 2019-06-19

Stevie Nicks and Harry Styles are playing together again, and fans are getting eager for an album Back when Harry Styles was a boy band sensation, no one would’ve guessed that he’d find a muse and collaborator in Stevie Nicks. Now, though, their performances together are one of the more enjoyable ...
01:17 2019-05-30

Bon Iver announces star-studded new album i,i with a pair of immersive tracks The “amorphous collective” known as Bon Iver has announced a new album, i,i, a title that, like 22, A Million before it, will soon become the scourge of so many copy editors. Recorded in Texas and Wis...
18:00 2019-07-11

Raphael Saadiq Is About to Make Your Summer Better With the August Release of His New Album, Jimmy Lee Raphael Saadiq, the most underappreciated R&B artist of all time, is about to bring forth the sound and light with his Aug. 23 release, Jimmy Lee. It will be his first solo release in eight years,...
14:17 2019-06-08

Radiohead's Thom Yorke announces launch date for new album and film Musician’s ‘one-reeler’ will be released on Netflix on 27 June, the same day the record will come outRadiohead frontman Thom Yorke has announced that he will release his “dystopian” new solo album and...
17:34 2019-06-21

Whitney Houston hologram tour, album and Broadway show planned New deal with estate clears path for raft of new projects featuring the late soul and R&B singerThe late Whitney Houston is set to tour as a hologram, according to the company behind the postponed Amy...
16:34 2019-05-21

Taylor Swift reveals new album, ‘Lover’ cover art and release date You need to calm down — Taylor Swift officially announced her new album. “Lover,” her seventh full-length release, is coming out Aug. 23. Swift also announced that the second single from t...
02:34 2019-06-14

DJ Khaled talks fatherhood, Nipsey Hussle and new album ‘Father of Asahd’ DJ Khaled has taken being a doting, devoted dad to a new level with “Father of Asahd,” his star-studded new album that dropped on Friday. For the second time, his 2-year-old son Asahd with wife Nicole...
22:17 2019-05-21

Jonas Brothers launch ‘Happiness Begins’ album with Spotify carnival For the Jonas Brothers, “Happiness Begins” with a carnival. The JoBros launched their reunion album, “Happiness Begins,” with just that: a Spotify-sponsored carnival held at a secret location in Green...
19:34 2019-06-07

Pop star Halsey said she wrote her forthcoming album in a manic state. Here's what that means. Mario Anzuoni/Reuters In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, singer Halsey said she created her forthcoming album while going through a manic episode. Halsey was diagnosed with bipolar disorder...
18:34 2019-06-27

Titus Andronicus made an extremely weird "sitcom" to promote its new album A month ago, Titus Andronicus released a video for “(I Blame) Society,” the first single off its upcoming sixth album An Obelisk, but it failed to make much of a splash and left the band on the ropes ...
03:17 2019-05-31

Celebrate the Jonas Brothers' New Album Happiness Begins With This Epic Throwback Video Joe Jonas is taking fans back to the Jonas Brothers' early days. To celebrate the release of the band's new album, Happiness Begins, the 29-year-old singer took to Instagram on......
16:17 2019-06-07

BTS World mobile game and album move K-pop boy band closer to total domination K-pop boy band BTS released a mobile game and companion album much to the delight of fans around the world.        ...
15:34 2019-06-28

Hear a new Pixies song from their upcoming album about “witches, Daniel Boone, misfits” Pixies dabbled in horror on 2016's Head Carrier, an album featuring multiple songs about a martyred bishop who may or may not have walked for six miles with his decapitated head in his hands. With...
03:01 2019-06-04

Party for the Purple One: Jay-Z and Tidal to Host Release Celebrations for Prince’s Originals Album Prince not only colored the world with his own music, he also contributed to the music of other iconic artists. And, as we all know, that color was purple....
20:51 2019-05-29

Pity Ireland: the next page of the Trump family album | Hannah Jane Parkinson They’ve left the UK. Harry has unclenched his fists. They’ve arrived in Ireland. And Donald mentioned the wall …A collective sigh of relief as the Trumps left the UK en masse; the land a little less o...
18:34 2019-06-06

The Regrettes announce their forthcoming sophomore album and a fall North American tour There is never really a bad time of the year for a healthy dose of power-pop, but summers were seemingly made for relentless guitar riffs, upbeat tempos, and confident declarations of youthful love th...
19:00 2019-06-19

Chance The Rapper adds all his mixtapes to streaming platforms ahead of his first actual album release It’s somewhat shocking to think about the fact that Chance The Rapper—KitKat spokesperson, Grammy winner, and education reform maverick—has never released an actual album. Rather, the Chicago native’s...
04:34 2019-06-29

Inside the Birth of Jennifer Lopez, the Pop Star, 20 Years After Her Debut Album Proved Everyone Wrong It may seem hard to believe now, but 20 years ago, the idea of Jennifer Lopez, the recording artist, was something of a gamble. Back in 1999, the In Living Color Fly Girl-turned movie......
15:17 2019-06-02

How Joy Division’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’ image went from underground album cover to a piece of cultural ubiquity Peter Saville was 22 years old when he designed the iconic cover, based on a diagram one of the band’s members discovered in a scientific encyclopedia....
22:17 2019-06-14

The banks are back with another big credit bubble Financial regulators need to rein in the growth of high-risk, high-yield lending to business. If they wait to act until they can say with certainty that a credit bubble is about to burst, they’ve wait...
04:34 2019-06-01

Banks can help to alleviate the refugee crisis Humanitarian crises are emerging market issues and local banks are the best way to distribute aid. Banks should make it easier and cheaper to get funds to them....
16:34 2019-05-21

Banks Get the Late-Cycle Blues Quarterly results from a trio of big U.S. lenders showed slowing loan growth and declining net interest margins. Goldman Sachs looks less impacted than peers thanks to a diversification drive but, if ...
19:51 2019-07-16

What a ‘Direct Listing’ Is, and Why Banks Are Nervous Hot technology startups have traditionally raised the cash they needed to break into the big time through initial public offerings. IPOs became synonymous with instant wealth for company founders and ...
18:00 2019-06-19

Why the News About Europe’s Banks Is Never, Ever Good Europe has too many banks making too little money. The continent’s big lenders appear to lurch from crisis to crisis, burning through chief executives and seemingly endless resets of strategy. The fla...
08:34 2019-07-08

International investment banks: It’s all about China International IBs pride themselves on the diversity of their business in Asia Pacific, but a bank without a decent China business in this region is nowhere. It is the engine of both regional and globa...
15:17 2019-05-21

The best USB power banks for phones and tablets By Sarah Witman This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commis...
03:34 2019-06-08

U.S. Fed's Daly says banks need to do right by customers, communities Banks need to change their internal cultures if they are to combat competition from technology companies for customers soured on traditional financial institutions after the 2007-09 financial crisis, ...
05:34 2019-06-03

Is it time for Asian banks to go global? As Asia’s share of world GDP and global capital increases, the trend among Asia-based banks is for regional rather than global expansion. The region’s leading chief executives explain their approach t...
14:51 2019-05-21

What’s Suspicious? Here’s How Banks Apply the Smell Test The phrase “if you see something, say something” isn’t just about packages left on the subway. Banks around the world have a similar duty. The first line of defense against money laundering and other ...
22:51 2019-05-23

'On Tap' Licensing For Small Finance Banks Under Study, Says RBI The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday said it was considering 'on-tap' licensing facility for small finance banks and proposed to issue the draft guidelines by the end of August....
20:17 2019-06-06

SBI Says Monitoring Exposure To Shadow Banks "Very Closely" A series of defaults at lender Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Service Ltd last year raised concerns about the country's shadow banking industry...
20:17 2019-06-06

New North Korea sanctions would tell Chinese banks: It's us or them A new round of sanctions targeting North Korea would force Chinese banks to choose between doing business with the United States and doing business with North Korea....
07:34 2019-06-28

Top banks' commodities revenue up 6 pct in first quarter - report Commodities-related revenue at the 12 biggest investment banks was 6% higher in the first three months of this year than in the same period in 2018 thanks to increased earnings from oil, consultancy C...
13:17 2019-05-30

Khartoum banks shuttered on second day of opposition strikes Banks in the Sudanese capital Khartoum were closed on Wednesday on the second day of strikes organized by protest and opposition groups to pressure military rulers to cede power to civilians....
01:00 2019-05-30

How multilateral development banks moved to Asia The alphabet soup of multilaterals in the region has become hard to understand during the past decade, so Euromoney tries to read between the acronyms to assess what impact they will make....
15:17 2019-05-21

Fed Wants to Teach Banks Through Stress Tests, Not Fail Them A top Federal Reserve official said his agency’s tests of whether big banks can withstand a future economic shock need to be more predictable and easier for firms to pass....
01:00 2019-07-10

As Banks Report Earnings, Fed Looks to Take Away the Punch Bowl Big banks start reporting earnings Monday, and investors will be watching for signs of how much the Fed’s change in policy could hurt their business....
21:17 2019-07-14

Banks Can Now Use Aadhaar For Identity Verification With Consent The RBI specifies Know Your Customer (KYC) norms to be followed by banks and other entities regulated by it for various customer services, including opening of bank accounts...
05:34 2019-05-30

The German Tax-Dodge Probe That’s Roiling Banks The investment seemed virtually risk-free, guaranteeing hefty returns after only a short season of trading. By exploiting how Germany once taxed dividend payments, dozens of bankers, brokers and lawye...
20:00 2019-06-28

Mexico: Banks free Pemex from bondage HSBC, JPMorgan and Mizuho lend Mexico’s oil company $8 billion after investors show no interest in non-deal roadshow – and that’s the least of the firm’s problems....
19:34 2019-05-23

Koepka banks on caddie's local knowledge American Brooks Koepka believes he has a "big advantage" in this week's British Open in the form of his local-born caddie who grew up playing on Royal Portrush....
23:34 2019-07-16

Preserve your ammunition, BIS urges top central banks Bank for International Settlements (BIS) chief Agustin Carstens has urged top central banks to preserve their ammunition for more serious economic downturns rather than deplete it chasing higher growt...
12:51 2019-06-30

RBI To Enhance Monitoring Of Shadow Banks: Shaktikanta Das The comment comes at a time when there are fears that India may be facing a major crisis in its shadow banking sector after shares of mortgage lender Dewan Housing Finance Corp Ltd (DHFL) plunged this...
13:51 2019-06-09

'More transparency' needed on who banks are financing, says investor Eric Borremans of Pictet Asset Management discusses the investment strategy that takes into account environmental, social and corporate governance factors....
08:00 2019-07-05

Google Pay inches closer to US ubiquity with support for 32 new banks Formed in 2018 by combining Google Wallet and the 2015-released Android Pay platform, Google Pay is probably not as widely used in the US as arch-rival Apple Pay, but it's certainly supported on a sim...
10:51 2019-05-22

U.S. banks play cat-and-mouse game with Fed on capital returns An annual stress test of banks introduced by U.S. regulators after the 2007-09 financial crisis to prevent taxpayer bailouts has become a fight over how quickly lenders can return capital to sharehold...
23:17 2019-06-28

"Ask Your Banks...": Vijay Mallya On Being Trolled Over Chris Gayle Pic Businessman Vijay Mallya, who is facing extradition to India over charges of fraud and money laundering amounting to Rs. 9,000 crore, was subjected to heavy trolling on Saturday after West Indies......
15:01 2019-07-14

Facebook's Libra Could Give Dollar, Banks Some Welcome Competition Facebook’s new digital currency has the potential to become a true alternative to national currencies by creating a de facto central bank, which other fin-tech startups and cryptocurrencies have faile...
21:34 2019-06-27

"Know Your Customer" Norms: Banks Allowed To Use Aadhaar For Verification Banks can now accept the proof of owning an Aadhaar for Know Your Customer (KYC) verification under certain conditions. According to a statement by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the Aadhaar number....
14:34 2019-05-30

Shares in big banks climb as Fed approves capital plans Shares in the S&P 500 bank index rose about 2% on Friday after the U.S. Federal Reserve approved the capital plans of the biggest U.S. banks, giving them a clean bill of health....
23:17 2019-06-28

Big Banks' Trading Desks Suffer Despite Market Rally Three big U.S. banks say their trading revenue was on track to fall roughly 5% in the second quarter from a year earlier despite a rebound in stocks in 2019....
19:17 2019-06-28

Emerging Market Central Banks Keep Cutting Rates Then, interest rate hikes by emerging market central banks outstripped or matched cuts for nine straight months as they battled the fallout from a strong dollar, rising inflation and softer......
12:34 2019-07-02

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike Nicaragua's finance minister warned banks Wednesday that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursday to pressure for the freeing of political prisone...
00:51 2019-05-23

UK's interfaith food banks are filling welfare gaps As poverty levels in the UK increase many of those affected are turning to food banks run by churches and mosques to get by. Damaging welfare cuts by the government are exacerbating an already dire si...
02:00 2019-06-30

BoE: UK banks can withstand Brexit and trade war double-whammy Britain's financial system is strong enough to cope with the shock of a trade war-driven global slowdown even if it coincides with a "disorderly" Brexit, the Bank of England has said....
15:51 2019-07-11

World's central banks to tackle technology with BIS innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by ...
13:00 2019-06-30

Markets Right Now: Banks lead early gains for US stocks NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Banks were leading stocks higher in early trading on Wall Street after the Federal Reserve gave many of the...
15:51 2019-06-28

California Senate OKs Special Banks for Marijuana Retailers SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Senate has voted to allow special banks to handle money from legal marijuana retailers. Recreational marijuana use has been legal in California since January 2018...
02:00 2019-05-22

Mexico's Leftist President Emerges as Unlikely Friend to Big Banks Andrés Manuel López Obrador believes a greater reliance on banks will lead to a reduction in Mexicans’ dependence on untraceable cash transactions, while expanded access to the financial system could ...
04:17 2019-05-22

World's central banks tackle technology with innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by ...
15:34 2019-06-30

Activists urge banks not to finance Ugandan oil pipeline A group of 30 international and local campaign groups have petitioned two banks to abandon plans to raise funds to build an oil pipeline to export Ugandan oil, saying the project would damage local li...
15:00 2019-06-07

Smart & Final changes on US$340m loan could mean losses for banks NEW YORK, June 18 (LPC) - A US$340m term loan backing Apollo Global Management’s purchase of supermarket chain Smart & Final priced on Tuesday morning but not before lead banks added a series of chang...
21:34 2019-06-18

Charges Levied By Top Banks In Case Of A 'Cheque Bounce' Cheque bounce is a 'dishonour of cheque' that happens when the account holder has non-sufficient funds (NSF) in the bank account or if the signatures on the cheque do not match with the original......
15:17 2019-06-01

Germany planning to set 0.25% countercyclical capital buffer for banks Germany's Financial Stability Board suggested the introduction of a countercyclical capital buffer of 0.25% for banks to ensure lending should there be a sustained downturn in Europe's largest economy...
17:34 2019-05-27

Dollars in the detail; banks pan for gold in 'data lakes' From sending special offers on restaurants to burger-loving current account holders to selling anonymised credit card records, banks are racing to monetize the huge troves of data they hold....
08:17 2019-06-21

Armed robber holds up two banks with a ripe avocado Holy guacamole, this guy’s got stones. A 47-year-old man in Beersheba, the largest city in Israel’s Negev desert, has been arrested for aggravated robbery after stealing nearly 30,000 Isra...
00:51 2019-06-11

Electric bus maker Proterra hires banks for IPO -sources Proterra Inc, the U.S. electric bus manufacturer whose investors include car makers Daimler AG and BMW AG, has hired investment banks to prepare for an initial public offering (IPO), according to peop...
16:51 2019-07-03

Man sought after allegedly robbing multiple Tucson banks TUCSON – A man is wanted in connection to multiple bank robberies across the Old Pueblo, Tucson Police Department reported Wednesday morning. TPD said the most recent bank robbery occurred on Ju...
23:00 2019-07-03

The best power banks of 2019: portable chargers to keep your gadgets going Power banks are one of the ultimate accessories for the modern gadget lover to have stowed away at the bottom of their bag. Whether it's to recharge your phone, laptop, Nintendo Switch or an...
18:17 2019-06-20

Dow drops more than 70 points as banks fall, S&P 500 retreats from record Stocks fell on Tuesday, led lower by bank shares, after the U.S. threatened a new wave of tariffs on European goods, dampening recent optimism surrounding the Washington-Beijing trade truce....
18:51 2019-07-02

Top Australian banks join IBM, Scentre in blockchain project Australia's top three banks said on Thursday they have agreed to partner with IBM and shopping mall owner Scentre Group to test blockchain technology to digitise bank guarantees....
04:17 2019-07-04

Why India’s Troubled Shadow Banks Spook the Market India’s $42 billion shadow-banking system has been creaking since one of the country’s biggest infrastructure lenders unexpectedly halted debt repayments in 2018. Investor nerves were rattled again in...
16:00 2019-07-02

Government Should Focus On Agriculture, Shadow Banks, Says SBI Research In its research report, SBI's Economic Research Department said that ideally government should keep the fiscal deficit numbers constant for the next two years...
02:17 2019-07-03

Dollars in the detail: banks pan for gold in 'data lakes' From sending special offers on restaurants to burger-loving current account holders to selling anonymized credit card records, banks are racing to monetize the huge troves of data they hold....
20:00 2019-06-21

Fintech start-ups are now more ready to work with banks, says ANZ exec Sreeram Iyer, chief operating officer for institutional business at ANZ, said "it was quite hard to find adequately mature fintechs" a few years ago....
01:51 2019-06-28

San Francisco Fed Wants to Reward Banks for Climate-Change Loans The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco says banks can get extra credit for making loans that help communities adapt to climate change and prepare for future natural disasters....
04:34 2019-06-18

Big Banks Ace First Round of Federal Reserve's 'Stress Tests' The biggest banks in the U.S. have enough reserves to continue lending in a severe economic downturn, the Federal Reserve said in its annual review of large financial firms....
23:51 2019-06-21

Canada raises capital requirement for domestic banks to 2% Canada's bank regulator, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, on Tuesday raised the capital requirement level for 'systemically important' banks in the country by 25 basis point...
16:17 2019-06-04

The Raconteurs return for first album in 11 years, 'Help Us Stranger' The Jack White-led supergroup released a new record Friday, celebrating with a performance on 'Colbert.'        ...
22:51 2019-06-21

Selena Gomez announces first album in four years, teases material about her 'huge' life moments After stepping away from the spotlight for a while, Selena Gomez revealed plans on "The Tonight Show" to release her first album in nearly four years.        ...
18:34 2019-06-12

EU gives Nigel Farage 24 hours to explain Arron Banks funds European parliament summons Brexit party leader over failure to declare expensesNigel Farage has been given 24 hours by the European parliament to explain in person his failure to declare lavish expen...
22:17 2019-06-04

Banks to include CO2 emission measures in shipping loan decisions A group of leading banks will for the first time include efforts to cut carbon dioxide emissions in their decision making when providing shipping company loans, executives said on Tuesday....
04:51 2019-06-18

Government Needs To Encourage Banks To Lend To Realty Developers: Experts Experts say growth in the real estate sector seems stagnant and immediate solutions are not expected, however the government is urged to take steps to boost liquidity....
10:17 2019-06-19

Banks Shrug Off Recent Oil-Price Drop to Predict Gains Investment banks in May largely stuck to their forecasts that oil prices will rise in 2019’s final two quarters, predicting that supply risks will make up for sharp selloffs in recent weeks....
11:17 2019-06-05

RBI Holds Meeting Over Coin-Storage Crisis Of Banks In Shirdi The Reserve Bank of India has instructed nationalised banks to continue to accept coins deposited by the Saibaba temple at Shirdi in Maharashtra, the temple's managing body said Wednesday....
07:34 2019-06-20

Huawei CEO says banks knew about the company's allegedly criminal activities In an interview with CNBC, Huawei's CEO said the banks at the center of the controversy surrounding his company's activities knew what was happening...
01:17 2019-06-20

Flooding in Arkansas, Oklahoma pushes river past its banks After days of storms in the midwest, the Arkansas River reached 45.86 feet, just under the 1943 record of 48.3 feet.        ...
06:51 2019-05-28

Singapore to allow virtual banks as part of move to open up market Singapore's central bank plans to issue up to five digital bank licenses to suitable applicants, in a move that could deliver the biggest shake-up in two decades in a market dominated by local banks....
17:34 2019-06-28

CEE home team advantage: The rise of the local investment banks Since 2008, rising local players have gained the upper hand over risk-averse global investment banks in emerging Europe as the flow of larger deals has declined, but that could change as regional firm...
14:38 2019-05-21

Exclusive: Banks face new challenges in Italian diamond scandal A long-running criminal probe into diamond sales by Italian banks has uncovered what prosecutors say is further evidence of corruption by officials at UniCredit, Italy’s largest lender, and smaller r...
14:34 2019-06-17

Dubai's GEMS to meet banks for $1.65 bln refinancing - LPC news service Dubai-based GEMS Education is meeting banks in London and New York this week to discuss refinancing worth $1.65 billion, according to LPC, a fixed income news service that is part of Refinitiv....
11:00 2019-07-14

Global stocks, yields steady with focus on Fed, central banks A gauge of global stock markets edged higher on Monday to build on monthly gains and benchmark government bond yields hovered near multi-year lows as investors girded for developments later in the wee...
18:00 2019-06-17

Fixed Deposit Interest Rates: Here's What Post Office And Banks Pay Fixed deposit accounts can be created by visiting a bank branch or even online. These days, most banks offer the facility of opening fixed deposits online....
19:34 2019-06-15

Bundesbank's Weidmann says 'virtual' coins could undermine banks if used widely Virtual tokens pegged to official currencies, known as stablecoins, could undermine banks if they became widely used, the head of Germany’s central bank said on Friday....
20:00 2019-06-21

Big banks beat profit expectations but warning signs grow Three big U.S. banks reported strong earnings on Tuesday even as warning signs emerged that the playing field is beginning to tilt against the financial industry....
22:17 2019-07-16

Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.5 million) for colluding to rig the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursd...
14:51 2019-06-06

CVC Awaits Sanction To Prosecute 123 Corrupt Govt Staff; 45 From Banks The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is awaiting sanction from different organisations to prosecute 123 government employees, including IAS officers and those working in central probe agencies like....
14:00 2019-06-10

Check Out Latest Fixed Deposit (FD) Interest Rates Of Key Banks Leading banks like State Bank of India (SBI), HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, among others offer the facility of opening a fixed deposit. These days FDs can also be created online. The interest rates on FDs......
11:34 2019-05-25

Swiss regulator fines four banks for fixing forex trading Four British and U.S. banks have been fined 90 million Swiss francs ($90.53 million) for rigging the foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursday....
10:17 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-Smart & Final changes on US$340m loan could mean losses for banks NEW YORK, June 18 (LPC) - A US$340m term loan backing Apollo Global Management’s purchase of supermarket chain Smart & Final priced on Tuesday morning but not before lead banks added a series of chang...
23:34 2019-06-18

REFILE-U.S. banks play cat-and-mouse game with Fed on capital returns An annual stress test of banks introduced by U.S. regulators after the 2007-09 financial crisis to prevent taxpayer bailouts has become a fight over how quickly lenders can return capital to sharehold...
00:00 2019-06-29

UPDATE 1-World's central banks tackle technology with innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by ...
18:00 2019-06-30

Global Recession Risks Are Up, and Central Banks Aren’t Ready The world’s monetary authorities have limited policy space, and it’s unclear whether their backup plans will suffice to bolster growth and inflation....
09:17 2019-07-09

Singapore to allow virtual banks as part of a move to open up the market Singapore plans to issue up to five digital bank licenses to suitable applicants, in a move that could deliver a massive shake-up in a market dominated by local banks....
09:51 2019-07-01

Virtual banks could be bad news for small lenders in Singapore, Moody's says Ratings agency Moody's said in a note that Singapore's decision to issue new digital bank licenses to non-banks will increase competition in the sector....
10:51 2019-07-03

Wall Street banks bailing on troubled U.S. farm sector In the wake of the U.S. housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mortgage sector....
15:34 2019-07-11

How banks are helping you budget and track your money to avoid overspending Mom can't always be there to tell you when to stop spending. But Huntington Bank and others are promoting new tracking tools to keep resolutions.        ...
14:32 2019-05-21

Banks to Use Bitcoin-Like Token to Settle Cross-Border Trades A group of financial firms led by UBS plans to start using a bitcoin-like token to settle cross-border trades, one of the biggest developments yet in the effort to make use of nascent blockchain techn...
13:51 2019-06-03

Development banks' climate funding at all-time high in 2018 Climate projects won record financing from the world's big development banks last year, with funds committed up 60% since the 2015 Paris climate accord to curb global warming emissions, a report publi...
19:51 2019-06-13

With Defaults and Failures at India's Shadow Banks, 'Confidence Is Shaking' A pair of defaults and failures by nonbank lenders in India has cut down on consumer and business credit, weighing on the country’s economic growth and prompting calls for tighter regulation....
22:34 2019-07-04

Best portable laptop battery chargers and power banks in 2019 On this page you'll find the best portable laptop battery chargers and power banks – and each one we feature here will allow you to quickly and easily charge your laptop while on the go.Th...
06:51 2019-06-29

EU to investigate Nigel Farage over expenses funded by Arron Banks Move follows revelations MEP failed to declare lavish funding from year of Brexit referendum The European parliament is to investigate Nigel Farage for failing to declare lavish expenses funded by Arr...
19:51 2019-05-21

Therapy in the office: banks take mental health fight in-house In 'Billions', a U.S. television show set in the world of hedge funds, traders at the fictional Axe Capital regularly attend sessions with an in-house psychiatrist....
10:00 2019-06-03

Nordic banks join forces to combat money laundering The Nordic region's six major banks announced the creation of a customer checking center on Friday, with the initiative expected to help their efforts to crack down on money launderers and recover fro...
18:34 2019-07-05

UPDATE 2-Nigeria orders banks to lend or face sanctions Nigeria's central bank will try to force banks to lend more or face higher cash reserve requirements, part of a series of measures aimed at reviving an economy stuck with low growth....
19:17 2019-07-05

Bruce Springsteen releases music video, 'Tucson Train,' ahead of anticipated summer album "Tucson Train," coupled with a Thom Zimny-directed music video, is the third single from the upcoming "Western Stars" album.        ...
01:51 2019-06-01

S.African tribunal says it can't charge foreign banks in rand-rigging case A South African legal case over exchange-rate rigging is set to drag on after the anti-trust tribunal ordered the competition watchdog on Wednesday to clarify the charges it is seeking, particularly r...
15:00 2019-06-12

Kering crown jewel Gucci banks on high-end gems for growth Gucci, the luxury brand that powers most of parent Kering's profits, made its first steps in high-end jewelery on Tuesday with a dedicated store in Paris - part of its bid to expand its reach after a...
22:00 2019-07-02

Central banks cannot perform miracles and lawmakers need to reduce uncertainty, ECB member says France's central bank governor told CNBC Saturday that monetary policy cannot compensate for trade tensions, and political leaders need to act in order to fend off today's economic threats....
08:51 2019-07-08

Budget 2019: Government Announces Steps To Revive Shadow Banks In her first Budget speech, Ms Sitharaman said, "For purchase of high-rated pooled assets of financially sound NBFCs, amounting to a total of 1 lakh crore during the current financial year, government...
15:34 2019-07-05

UPDATE 1-Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.53 million) for colluding to rig the foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursday....
10:17 2019-06-06

UPDATE 4-Mexico unveils Pemex business plan, but banks underwhelmed Mexico on Tuesday unveiled parts of a keenly awaited business plan meant to bring the world's most indebted oil company back from the abyss, but its vow of $7.2 billion in government support failed to...
03:17 2019-07-17

Dapper ‘Burberry Bandit’ back robbing Manhattan banks: cops Manhattan’s “Burberry Bandit” is back. It’s only been five months since dapper robber Cornell Neilly was paroled from prison, but cops say he’s already back hitting banks...
18:51 2019-07-06

Major banks set new lending standards for shipping industry in order to cut CO2 emissions Eleven banks that lend to shipping lines on Monday said climate impact will be integrated into the criteria that determines how much they can borrow....
00:51 2019-06-18

FDIC Plan Would Ease Requirement for Banks Selling Mortgage Securities The regulator proposed easing a hurdle for banks to sell pools of home-mortgage obligations, as part of an effort to spur competition in a market dominated by government-backed entities such as Fannie...
23:34 2019-07-16

Halep banks on child-like enthusiasm to retain French Open crown Simona Halep will channel her inner child when she begins her French Open title defense against Ajla Tomljanovic on Tuesday having vowed to enjoy herself in the absence of the stifling pressure of pre...
05:17 2019-05-28

Central banks will want oversight of Facebook's Libra: Bank of England's Carney Major central banks and regulators will want oversight of Facebook's proposed new currency and payment system, Libra, to ensure it is safe and does not allow money laundering or finance terrorism, Ban...
10:34 2019-06-21

Wall St. slips; banks fall with prospect of rate cut, energy drops Wall Street ended down slightly on Wednesday, with bank stocks declining as prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut rose and energy shares tumbling along with oil prices....
01:34 2019-06-13

European banks have paid over 20 billion euros to the ECB since negative interest rates European banks have transferred 21.4 billion euros ($24.2 billion) in revenues to the European Central Bank (ECB) in the five years since negative interest rates were introduced....
14:34 2019-06-10

US banks could face the same pressures as European counterparts, SocGen chairman warns A Federal Reserve rate cut could lead to the same challenges for Wall Street lenders that European banks have been dealing with, Lorenzo Bini Smaghi said....
17:17 2019-07-06

Chinese Banks Demand $2.1 Billion From Embattled Anil Ambani's Firm Anil Ambani's older sibling and Asia's richest man Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. had earlier offered to purchase RCom's assets in a Rs 17,300-crore deal, which would have helped partly......
09:00 2019-06-18

MIDEAST STOCKS-Banks bolster Saudi, financials drag Abu Dhabi Saudi Arabia's stock market rose sharply for the fourth session on Tuesday, boosted mainly by its banking shares on expectations of further capital inflows, while Abu Dhabi was weighed down by financi...
16:00 2019-06-11

Big banks are launching a blockchain trade platform powered by ‘Bitcoin-like’ token The banking industry is hell-bent on taking over the nascent blockchain and cryptocurrency market. A group of financial firms led by UBS Group AG is eyeing blockchain technology for settling cross-bor...
14:17 2019-06-03

Brazil's Inter confirms hiring banks for follow-on offering - filing Brazil's Banco Inter SA has hired the investment banking units of Banco Bradesco SA, Goldman Sachs & Co, Banco BTG Pactual, JPMorgan Chase & Co, Banco Santander Brasil SA and Caixa Economica Federal t...
16:51 2019-07-11

Hilary Duff's Son Luca Has the Cutest Reaction to Seeing His Sister Banks Crawl Hilary Duff is one proud mama. The actress took to Instagram on Wednesday to share an adorable video of her daughter Banks mastering her latest milestone--crawling! "We got a......
20:17 2019-05-22

Barclays, Citigroup and JP Morgan among banks fined $1.2 billion for forex rigging Barclays, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland have been fined a total of $1.2 billion by EU regulators for rigging the forex market....
08:34 2019-05-22

U.S. banks clear first hurdle of Federal Reserve's annual stress test The 18 largest banks operating in the United States took the first step toward doling out capital on dividends, share buybacks and other investments on Friday, after clearing the first stage of their ...
00:17 2019-06-22

Senate passes sanctions on North Korea that target Chinese banks The United States Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would strengthen sanctions on North Korea, particularly targeting Chinese banks that work with Pyongyang to skirt existing restrictions....
12:17 2019-06-28

Central banks' key policy goals are under threat from climate change, warns UBS Central banks around the world must proactively fight climate change in their own investment portfolios in order to safeguard their key priorities, according to research....
13:51 2019-07-02

Judith Kerr was both sweetness and steel – and I'll miss her | Nancy Banks-Smith She was as dedicated to her work as she was to her family, right to the end. And no one could draw a tiger’s smile quite like her, remembers Nancy Banks-Smith• Share your tributes and memories of Judi...
21:51 2019-05-23

Money In Swiss Banks: India Slips To 74th Place, UK Remains On Top India has moved down one place to 74th rank in terms of money parked by its citizens and enterprises with Swiss banks, while the UK has retained its top position, as per data released by the central.....
11:17 2019-06-30

Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider allowing online-only banks, four people with kno...
05:00 2019-06-12

What's open and closed on July 4th: Mail, banks, and stores impacted by Independence Day As America celebrates the Fourth of July, the post office, DMV and most banks will be closed. Many stores and restaurants are open. Costco is closed.        ...
13:17 2019-07-04

Mastercard lets transgender users choose names on their cards (if banks agree) Mastercard, one of the two dominant U.S. payment networks, is introducing debit and credit cards that will let transgender users select whatever name they want — as long as the bank that issues the ca...
02:17 2019-06-18

Charges Levied By Banks For Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) Payments Recently, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) - which manages the RTGS payments system - has announced an extension in the timings applicable to RTGS transfers by one-and-a-half hours....
05:34 2019-05-30

Judge rules against Trump, paves way for banks to provide his business records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to D...
02:51 2019-05-23

Bank of Japan's aggressive easing has created a tough environment for some banks: MUFG The BOJ's negative interest rate policy has given many financial firms a tough time, according to Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group's Nobuyuki Hirano....
11:34 2019-06-07

Asian banks face threat from profit plunge, digital rivals: McKinsey Asia-Pacific banks must radically reform and slash costs or else they will eventually be forced to put themselves up for sale, as rapidly increasing competition from technology firms moving into banki...
18:51 2019-07-01

From Banks’ Cathartic ‘Godless’ to Ed Sheeran and Stormzy’s Collaboration, These Are the 5 Songs You Need to Listen to This Weekend This week, Lil Nas X came through with a new remix of his long-lasting hit “Old Town Road,” now featuring Mason Ramsey (the Walmart yodel boy ) and rapper Young Thug. But if you want somet...
07:17 2019-07-13

Trump appeals ruling allowing banks to hand his financial records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Friday appealed a court order allowing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp to hand their financial records ...
01:51 2019-05-25

MIDEAST STOCKS-Banks lead most Gulf markets higher, Kuwait keeps rallying Major Gulf markets closed higher on Tuesday, mostly riding on banks after Egypt's EFG Hermes forecast a higher second-quarter profit for the Middle East's financial sector, while Kuwait continued to r...
16:51 2019-07-09

Australian regulator threatens action on banks over past consumer insurance sales Australia's corporate regulator threatened on Thursday to prosecute some of the country's largest banks over their sales earlier this decade of consumer insurance products that it said had harmed cust...
07:34 2019-07-11

More Americans are finally moving cash to online banks for higher interest rates More Americans are moving their cash to online banks to earn interest of 2% or more. But many feel more comfortable with a local branch        ...
18:17 2019-05-23

Banks re-open as Hong Kong returns to normal ahead of weekend protest Police kept a close watch over central Hong Kong as the Asian financial hub returned to normalcy on Friday, with banks re-opening branches closed during violent protests against a proposed extradition...
06:00 2019-06-14

Fed Stress Tests Find Top Banks Are Strong, Setting Stage for Wave of Payouts The Federal Reserve said the largest banks were generally well prepared to withstand a severe crisis, although Credit Suisse must improve its operations....
23:34 2019-06-27

UPDATE 1-U.S. banks clear first hurdle of Federal Reserve's annual stress test The 18 largest banks operating in the United States took the first step toward doling out capital on dividends, share buybacks and other investments on Friday, after clearing the first stage of their ...
00:17 2019-06-22

Federal judge rules banks must comply with subpoenas for Trump financial records A federal judge in New York ruled Wednesday that two banks that did business with President Trump must comply with congressional subpoenas seeking access to his financial records. ...
01:51 2019-05-23

Central banks' dovish cooing keeps world stocks lulled near two-week highs World stocks held near two-week highs on Wednesday as investors bet on a worldwide wave of central bank stimulus, with expectations building that the United States and the euro zone may deliver intere...
12:34 2019-06-19

S&P ends near flat as Citigroup results sink banks; Nasdaq hits new high The benchmark S&P 500 index ended little changed on Monday after oscillating between positive and negative territory throughout the session after Citigroup Inc kicked off the earnings season with a m...
01:17 2019-07-16

Wedding Album: What Is Your Favorite Wedding Gift? Did you receive an item that has stood the test of time and you can’t imagine your life without it? Or do you have a go-to gift you give others? We want to hear from you....
17:00 2019-05-21

Eminem's 'Slim Shady LP' turns 20: An oral history of the album that created a superstar Eminem's 'The Slim Shady LP' breakout album is marking its 20th anniversary. Here's the inside story from those who were there.        ...
18:17 2019-05-21

Bob Dylan's 'Nashville Skyline' turns 50: How the album changed country music Exploring the history of Bob Dylan's "Nashville Skyline" with the players who created it and the songwriters influenced by it.        ...
16:17 2019-06-28

What's open and closed Memorial Day 2019: Mail, banks, and stores impacted by the holiday As America celebrates Memorial Day on Monday, May 27, 2019, most government offices and some private businesses will be closed.        ...
14:34 2019-05-27

Banks readying 2.5 billion euro loan in TIM-Vodafone Italy tower deal: sources A group of banks is set to lend Telecom Italia unit INWIT up to 2.5 billion euros ($2.8 billion) to help it merge its towers with those of Vodafone, two sources said....
18:51 2019-07-01

MIDEAST STOCKS-Banks halt Saudi gains, MSCI upgrade keeps Kuwait gaining Saudi Arabia's stock market snapped a five-day winning streak on Tuesday as most banks dropped, while Kuwait rose for a fourth straight session after MSCI announced it would upgrade Kuwaiti equities t...
15:34 2019-07-02

Wall Street banks are bailing on troubled American farmers amid US-China trade war In the wake of the US housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mortgage sector....
19:34 2019-07-11

THE IDENTITY VERIFICATION IN BANKING REPORT: How banks should use new authentication methods to boost conversions and keep their customers loyal BI IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Th...
01:17 2019-05-22

UPDATE 4-Trump loses bid to block banks from providing family's business records to Democratic lawmakers U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to D...
00:00 2019-05-23

Maddie Poppe on new album, 'American Idol' finale drama: 'The situation speaks for itself' Last year's "American Idol" winner Maddie Poppe opens up about her debut album "Whirlwind," boyfriend Caleb Lee Hutchinson and complicated feelings about this Sunday's finale.   &...
18:17 2019-05-21

Demi Lovato's next album will tell her story 'regardless of who might not like it' Almost a year after her drug overdose, Demi Lovato said her new album will tell her side of the story "regardless of who might not like it."        ...
21:00 2019-06-27

BLOCKCHAIN IN BANKING: An inside look at four banks' early blockchain successes and failures This is a preview of the Blockchain in Banking research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. Since its...
01:00 2019-06-30

Bad News on Trade Is Good News for Banks Banks’ revenues from financing cross-border commerce are in the best shape in years, despite President Trump’s threats of Mexican tariffs, stalled progress on a U.S.-China accord and the U.K.’s impend...
02:34 2019-06-10

Facebook's 'Blood Donation' tool aims to connect donors to banks in need On Wednesday, Facebook launched its 'Blood Donations' feature in select cities across the United States, days before World Blood Donor Day.       ...
00:51 2019-06-14

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for ‘Smize Cream’? Tyra Banks Teases Another Unexpected Venture Things we automatically associate with supermodels: runways, magazine covers, fashion-related reality shows, and cosmetics lines. But Tyra Banks continues to prove that she’s not your average supermod...
18:34 2019-07-02

“Last time it was banks; this time it is governments.” There is only ONE thing that matters in global financial markets. And the global governments have less and less of "it." Discover more in this free excerpt from our June 17 European Short Term Update....
22:34 2019-06-19

Oppo A1k Review Oppo A1k doesn't deliver all the features that we've come to expect in the sub-Rs. 10,000 market, but what it does offer might come as a pleasant surprise to some potential buyers....
18:34 2019-05-30

Honor 20 Review Honor 20 has 'the best budget flagship' crown in its sight, but does it pack enough brawn to rise above its rivals? We find the answer in our review....
12:17 2019-06-14

Moto Z4 Review There was a time when the Moto Z series was meant to compete head-to-head with the best Android smartphones on the market. The first few Moto Z handsets were stacked on the hardware front, while the s...
22:00 2019-06-10

Honor 20 Pro Review Honor is technically an independent brand that sells phones at amazing prices, but realistically, it’s an offshoot of Huawei, so you should not be surprised that its brand new flagship the Honor 20 Pr...
22:34 2019-05-30

Nokia 3.2 Review Nokia 3.2 is a budget offering that brings stock Android experience and all-day battery life to the table, but is that all it has got? We find out in our review....
20:51 2019-06-11

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 Review Review indexDesign | Fingerprint Scanner | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor, Performance and Memory | Internet and Connectivity | Camera | Call quality | Battery life | Price and Alte...
20:01 2019-05-21

Nokia 2.2 Review Nokia 2.2 promises 2 years of software updates and 3 years of security updates, but should you spend Rs. 7,999 on it? Read our Nokia 2.2 review to find out....
00:00 2019-07-06

OnePlus 7 Pro Review OnePlus is changing. The “never settle” company started as a bit of a phone nerd dream factory: for years, it focused on selling just one flagship-grade smartphone with a clean Android experience, and...
18:17 2019-05-23

Huawei P30 Review The Huawei P30 Pro has gotten all the buzz with its new superzoom camera, but Huawei has one more phone that features the same kind of performance power in a more compact body and at a much more affor...
20:01 2019-05-21

OnePlus 6T Review In the last few years, OnePlus has emerged as the go-to company for people who want a phone that's fast, reliable, with no bloatware, and more affordable than the big-name flagships from Samsung and A...
20:01 2019-05-21

Xiaomi Mi 9 Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor, Performance and Memory | Camera | Sound Quality | Call quality | Battery life | ConclusionThe Xiaomi Mi 9 is the company’s first...
20:01 2019-05-21

Huawei P30 Pro Review Just five months after the release of its Mate 20 Pro, Huawei, the fastest-growing smartphone company in the world, has shown the world another $1,000 phone that this time promises to rewrite the rule...
20:01 2019-05-21

LG G8 ThinQ Review This is the new LG G8 ThinQ. It looks like your typical phone on the outside – with a familiar glass-and-metal construction and a screen stretching from edge to edge – but on the inside, it packs some...
20:01 2019-05-21

Honor 20i Review Honor 20i offers triple rear cameras and promise a smooth performance, but is it enough to rise above the fierce competition? We find out in our review....
13:34 2019-07-04

RED Hydrogen One Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor and Performance | Camera | Multimedia | Battery life | Call Quality | ConclusionHyping a product naturally does well to generate ...
20:01 2019-05-21

Asus ROG Phone Review The gaming phone is hardly a new concept, and Asus’ ROG Phone is but only the most recent example. Being the new kid on the block does have its perks, though. Not only has Asus gained the experience f...
20:01 2019-05-21

Fitbit Charge 3 Review Review indexDesign and comfort | Display and controls | Software and functionality | Sports and activity tracking | Battery life | ConclusionThe modern lifestyle provides many comforts, but often we i...
20:01 2019-05-21

198X review – discover your inner Kid A teenager’s gripping coming-of-age adventure takes you back to the bygone era of the amusement arcadeWhen I was a child in the late 1980s, my brother and I would watch every Saturday morning as a cre...
13:34 2019-07-08

Asus ZenFone 6 Review 1000-dollar phones are exciting, there's no denying that, but it seems like fewer and fewer people are actually buying them. At the same time, the number of decent phones costing half as much is growi...
22:34 2019-05-30

Hyundai Kona EV Review The Hyundai Kona EV is quite simply the electric avatar of Hyundai's hit compact SUV - the Kona. We got to drive the new electric SUV in its home market, Korea, and here's our review....
16:17 2019-07-08

Google Home Hub Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Smart Home Control | Google Home App | Sound Quality | Connectivity | ConclusionLast year, at CES 2018, we saw Google’s first smart display...
20:01 2019-05-21

Huawei Mate 20 Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor and Performance | Camera | Sound quality | Call Quality | Battery life | Price and alternatives | ConclusionHuawei’s Mate 20 Pro ...
20:01 2019-05-21

Palm Phone Review Palm’s back into the fold, being brought back to life after Chinese maker TCL, the same company that bought the rights to manufacture BlackBerry smartphones, purchased the Palm trademark from HP back ...
20:01 2019-05-21

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Review No one likes it when things become more expensive to purchase. In the smartphone world, increases in prices are all too familiar and it’s a trend that’s unlikely to stop – ever. And that’s partly why ...
20:01 2019-05-21

Alpina XD3 2019 UK review Neat and pleasant BMW SUV impressively enhanced with all the usual stuff from the Alpina toolkit. Pricey, mind It’s not often that Porsche does favours for its German car-making rivals, but in the c...
06:34 2019-05-31

Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10+ Review The review has been updated to reflect changes to the in-display fingerprint reader performance after a software update and to include comments regarding our experience with the Galaxy S10.Review inde...
20:01 2019-05-21

Withings Pulse HR Review Review indexDesign and comfort | Display and controls | Software and Functionality | Sports and activity tracking | Battery life | ConclusionIf you’re one of the millions of people that begin the new ...
20:01 2019-05-21

SteelSeries Stratus Duo Review Review indexDesign and build quality | Buttons and controls | Connectivity | Accessories | ConclusionSerious gaming on a phone or tablet is always a so-so experience. The games themselves may hold lot...
20:01 2019-05-21

Motorola One Vision Review 2019 shapes up to be a great year for those looking for an affordable phone with no compromises. After the revolutionary Google Pixel 3a, now Motorola has come up with a budget model of its own that e...
20:01 2019-05-21

Beats PowerBeats Pro Review Apple’s AirPods continue to be the most widely used and sold pair of true wireless earphones, but that’s not stopping subsidiary Beats from coming up with its own pair. Enter the Beats PowerBeats Pro,...
20:01 2019-05-21

Lenovo Smart Tab P10 Review Some people may have reservations about picking an Android tablet over anything else, especially given how fewer and fewer companies are releasing new models. When you have competing iPads, Windows 10...
20:01 2019-05-21

Nokia 9 PureView Review The Nokia 9 is probably the most anticipated smartphone in the brand’s Android era. The reason for that is only one: the unique rear camera setup that includes not three, not even four, but five camer...
20:01 2019-05-21

Volkswagen ID 3 2020 review Volkswagen’s first proper attempt at a ground-up EV has a familiar depth and variety of qualities. Still unfinished for now, but undoubtedly a car to watch. The Volkswagen ID 3 might be the most im...
04:51 2019-07-05

BMW 730Ld 2019 UK review Refined diesel powerplant feels strongly suited to BMW’s luxurious executive flagship The entry-point of the revised, restyled 7 Series, and BMW’s renewed effort to make its executive flagship deliv...
15:17 2019-05-21

Skullcandy Indy Review Skullcandy Indy is priced at Rs. 7,499 and brings a lot of style to the truly wireless audio segment, but how do these earphones sound? We review to find out....
18:17 2019-07-12

Mitsubishi ASX 2019 review Ageing ASX is spruced up with new front end and better technology, but can it cut it in such a competitive segment? It’s hard to ignore the Mitsubishi ASX’s perennial problem: outstanding rivals suc...
07:34 2019-06-11

Sony Xperia 10 and 10 Plus Review Review indexDesign | Display | Using a phone with a 21:9 aspect ratio | Interface and Software | Hardware and performance | Camera | Multimedia, sound, call quality | Battery life | ConclusionHistoric...
20:01 2019-05-21

Huawei Watch GT Review Review indexDesign | Interface and Functionality | Huawei Health Companion App | Performance and Battery Life | ConclusionThe Huawei Watch GT is a refreshing device; it looks like a classic smart watc...
20:01 2019-05-21

Audi SQ8 TDI 2019 review Doesn’t offer as much pace or fun-factor as some in the class, but does technology, dynamic versatility, refinement and cruising range better than most. This is Audi Sport’s first performance versi...
09:51 2019-07-03

Morgan Plus Six 2019 review All-new Morgan feels like progress in lots of ways, and has a world-class powertrain, but also feels like it's not yet the driver’s car it might be Picture Britain’s typical family-owned and operate...
09:51 2019-07-03

Review: The Insta360 EVO is among the best VR cameras under $500 Insta360’s EVO is a nifty little 360 cam that transforms into a 180-degree VR camera. It’s not the first device out there capable of shooting in both modes, but it’s one of the few that can be had for...
00:17 2019-07-11

Boat Bassheads 100 Review The Boat Bassheads 100 is the most affordable pair of earphones from the Indian company, and is typically priced at Rs. 399. We review it to see what you can get for so little money....
09:34 2019-07-11

BMW X2 M35i 2019 review Most potent X2 yet gets BMW M division's first four-pot in 33 years to challenge the likes of Audi's SQ2 The BMW X2 M35i is among a new class of high-riding performance cars that aim to bring tradit...
15:17 2019-05-21

BMW X4 M Competition 2019 review M Division's 503bhp version of the smaller BMW SUV-coupé has striking pace and sporting purpose This is the other new M Division performance SUV – except that BMW prefers to describe the X4 M Compet...
00:17 2019-06-17

BMW X3 M Competition 2019 review Has many of the dynamic hallmarks of BMW’s best M cars, but lacks a bit of effusive performance charm and SUV-typical dynamic versatility. The BMW X3 M Competition is at once quite a rare and specia...
00:17 2019-06-17

Honor View20 Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor and Performance | Camera | Multimedia | Call quality | Battery life | ConclusionHuawei sub-brand Honor is kicking off the new yea...
20:01 2019-05-21

Hyundai Venue Review The Hyundai Venue subcompact SUV has already garnered over 20,000 bookings and the juggernaut looks set to roll on. The reason for the popularity says Hyundai is the segment itself - which already......
18:34 2019-05-29

Polestar 1 2019 review Part petrol and lots of electric, the Polestar 1 is a luxury coupe that's bewilderingly complicated and lots of fun Do you worry that electrification will make all cars the same? Then the Polestar 1...
16:34 2019-06-17

KEF R3 Review: Exemplary speakers that do almost everything right In the world of enthusiast speakers, few names stand out as much as KEF. The British speaker company has been an influence on high-end audio since the 60s, and to date makes some of the most popular h...
02:17 2019-06-22

Audi S4 2019 review S4 ditches petrol for a V6 TDI engine and mild-hybridisation. Just how appealing is this diesel performance saloon? It doesn’t seem all that long ago that the Audi S4 was powered by a 4.2-litre, 339...
01:17 2019-07-17

Audi A4 2019 review Tech upgrades give the A4’s cabin a welcome lift. Dynamically much the same as before, but it remains a refined, smooth operator. Sometimes it can be easy to momentarily lose sight of the fact that ...
01:17 2019-07-17

Infinix Smart 3 Plus Review Can the Infinix Smart 3 Plus rise above the competition with its appealing design, triple rear cameras, and affordable price of just Rs. 6,999? We find out in our review....
17:51 2019-05-27

Mahindra XUV300 AMT Review Mahindra has finally introduced an AMT in the XUV300 range. How does it drive? What's the expected price and is it worth a buy? we answer all these questions in our review...
12:17 2019-06-18

Sony Xperia 1 Review The Xperia 1 is more than just Sony's latest flagship phone. It is the catalyst in the company's transformative turn in a new direction – one that would hopefully bring the Xperia brand back on the ra...
19:51 2019-06-14

Samsung Galaxy M40 Review Samsung M40 boasts of a modern hole-punch display and powerful internals, making it an attractive package under Rs. 20,000. We find out what this phone is like to live with, in our review....
12:51 2019-06-22

Audi TT RS 2019 UK review Audi's stonkingly fast 'mini-R8' is back on sale after a year-long hiatus and a facelift. We drive it to see if it's still a worthwhile sports car On the face of it, a lightly updated version of Aud...
20:51 2019-05-22

Valve Index review – When only the best will do Valve Index is available now for $1,000, but is it worth the price? In many ways, it absolutely is. It's the best VR experience you can get at home.Read More...
03:17 2019-06-29

Audi S7 2019 review Latest warmed five-door fastback ditches petrol for Audi’s surprisingly sporty hybrid diesel power Sounds a bit crude for such a good-looking car, but what we have here, mechanically speaking, is th...
02:01 2019-05-23

Audi SQ5 2019 review Audi’s high performance soft-road middleweight adopts new sporty V6 diesel hybrid power, cutting emissions and saving fuel Audi’s decision to break conventions by using a mild-hybrid diesel V6 for i...
02:01 2019-05-23

MG Hector First Drive Review The MG Hector has been in coming for a long time and now, we finally get you the MG Hector review for petrol and diesel variants amidst the lush greenery of Coimbatore and Kodanal in Tamil Nadu....
12:17 2019-06-14

Audi S6 2019 review Audi chooses a 48-volt-assisted TDI V6 for its latest performance exec, despite diesels being in the doldrums The easy way to view the arrival of the new Audi S6 is as a new and enticingly warmed-ov...
02:01 2019-05-23

Mazda 3 2019 UK review Sharp-suited Mazda 3 touches down in UK. It’s got the handling smarts, but a weedy engine holds it back from obtaining class honours A pretty good reason for the likes of the Ford Focus and Volkswag...
15:17 2019-05-21

Alpina B7 2019 review Alpina's latest take on the 7 Series packs more performance than a limousine could ever need, but how does it handle? Shall we start with performance? We might as well, because from a manufacturer s...
15:17 2019-05-21

Mazda CX-30 2.0 Skyactiv-G 2019 review The 3-based Mazda CX-30 is the first SUV based on the Japanese brand’s latest hardware Naming a new car is always a tricky business. Not only does it have to somehow suit the car – not always easy i...
21:34 2019-07-15

Oppo Reno 10x Zoom review Oppo is a brand that’s never been afraid of experimentation. On the contrary. For years now, the company has been breaking new ground with many bold ideas and concepts. Some of them have been worthwhi...
19:51 2019-06-04

BMW 1 Series 118d 2019 review Front-driven 1 Series may not drive like a traditional BMW but otherwise delivers on upmarket family hatch values It’s the all-new (and here comes the controversy) front-wheel-drive BMW 1 Series in ...
01:17 2019-07-17

Allegations against top priest under review after AP report VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Catholic Church in Texas says it is reviewing allegations that a top monsignor continued to hear a married woman’s confessions after luring her into a sexual relationship...
21:34 2019-06-07

BMW i3S 2019 long-term review Will a larger battery make the more potent version of BMW's electric hatchback fun to drive outside of commuter hours? We have six months to find out Why we’re running it: To see whether this trailbl...
10:17 2019-06-07

BMW 1 Series M135i 2019 review Fastest BMW 1 Series is quick and accomplished but lacks the character of the old M140i Essentially, it’s the fast flagship of the new BMW 1 Series line-up - and it’s arguably even more controversia...
01:17 2019-07-17

Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S Coupe 2019 review Should you buy this 503bhp twin-turbo V8 brute over the likes of the Jaguar F-Pace SVR and Alfa Romeo Stelvio QV? This is the facelifted version of the fastest SUV Mercedes makes. Like all models in...
03:17 2019-06-08

Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 2019 review Porsche reprises arguably the finest drivers' car of its generation, with an all-new engine but the same purist philosophy You’re looking at the second-generation Cayman GT4, and therefore your new ...
01:51 2019-07-14

Prince’s ‘Originals’ review: Nothing compares 2 new On Friday, which would have been his 61st birthday, Prince gives us a gift from the afterlife: “Originals,” a collection of songs written by the revolutionary legend that were first released by other ...
06:00 2019-06-07

Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster 2019 review Mercedes-AMG’s entry-level 911-chaser gets interior updates, and keeps a V8 ready to move mountains, but ride and handling remain supporting acts. The Mercedes-AMG GT super sport car, updated for th...
13:00 2019-07-16

Jeep Compass Trailhawk Review We drive the much-anticipated Jeep Compass Trailhawk in India. It's the more off-road oriented version of the Jeep Compass and here's what we think about it....
20:17 2019-06-05

The Dead Don’t Die review – painfully ironic Deadpan performances and sloppy storytelling mar Jim Jarmusch’s hip take on the zombie movieZombie movie genre conventions are held up for mockery in this painfully ironic, agonisingly hip anti-thrill...
10:00 2019-07-14

Kia Seltos Prototype First Drive Review The Kia Seltos compact SUV will be the company's first car in the market and it has spared no expense in giving Indian customers what they love best - choices....
21:34 2019-07-15

Mazda 3 Skyactiv-X 2.0 2019 review By making a petrol work more like a diesel, can the Mazda 3 Skyactiv-X show there’s still life in the internal combustion engine? This may look like a humble, if rather stylish hatchback, but there...
21:34 2019-07-15

Skoda Superb 2.0 TDI Evo 2019 review Executive car gains two new engines and minor aesthetic nip and tuck while remaining as comfortable and practical as ever This is the facelifted version of the third-generation Skoda Superb: the lar...
13:34 2019-07-05

Sony Xperia 1 review: Powerful, but not sensible I don't love admitting this, but it can be hard to take Sony's phones seriously sometimes. That's not because of a lack of effort on its part — it's more that the phones they...
22:34 2019-07-15

Haiku review: Cowboy e-bike Welcome to Haiku Review, a feature where we review gear and gadgets using the Japanese poetry form. The Cowboy is a Belgian electric bike. Here’s a haiku about it:   Panther-lithe, sexy Too. Pedal pow...
20:34 2019-07-08

Skoda Karoq First Drive Review Ahead of its official launch in India in 2020, we got to spend some time with the upcoming Skoda Karoq SUV, in the company's home turf. Here's our first impression about the upcoming compact SUV....
13:51 2019-06-08

Skoda Scala 1.5 TSI SE 2019 UK review Does the new family-friendly hatchback, driven here in mid-range SE spec, also have driver appeal? This, as I’m sure you’ll be well aware by now, is the new Skoda Scala. Even in the mid-range SE spe...
11:51 2019-07-04

Jaguar XE HSE R-Dynamic 300 2019 UK review 3 Series chaser now has greatly improved looks and equipment, and is better in other ways too This is an extremely important car for Jaguar: the carefully crafted mid-life revision of a compact exec...
02:17 2019-06-28

Bentley Continental GT V8 2019 review Crewe takes the less-is-more approach with V8-powered Conti and scores the most convincing and enjoyable result in the recent history of the mainstream Bentley Predictably enough, it’s Bentley’s now...
02:17 2019-06-28

Audi RS5 Sportback 2019 UK review Family-friendly version of Audi’s RS5 has landed in the UK and mixes greater passenger space with incredible cross-country pace A long time coming, that’s for sure. Despite being revealed at the New...
02:17 2019-06-28

Cadence of Hyrule: The Kotaku Review Cadence of Hyrule feels like a french fry dunked into a milkshake. There’s two distinct flavors at play—the deep exploration of a Zelda game with the bouncy pace of a rhythm game—and they mix together...
00:17 2019-06-15

Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 2019 UK review New-generation four-door coupé combines sporting performance and refinement in an attractive compact saloon When it was launched in 2013, the Mercedes-Benz CLA promised refinement and performance in...
02:17 2019-06-28

Mac Security Review/Test 2019 We have reviewed and tested eleven security solutions on Apple’s macOS Mojave. Read our Mac Security Test & Review 2019 to see which security solutions have been approved. Relevance of Mac security so...
22:34 2019-06-27

Toy Story 4 review – a franchise still very much alive After a hesitant start, the gang gets into top gear on a road trip that showcases the studio’s visual wizardry and narrative skillLast year, I wrote about my (unfounded) fears that Mary Poppins Return...
12:51 2019-06-23

Exclusive: Hyundai Nexo Review Driving the Hyundai Nexo is somewhat like driving the future. Here's our road test review of the first hydrogen-powered fuel cell driven model from Hyundai Group and it's promising, engaging and......
16:51 2019-06-21

Prince: Originals review – his hits, his way (Warner Bros)These guide demos of his own songs, recorded by other artists, show just how brilliant and casually confident Prince wasFor Prince, writing for other artists was a way to proliferate his ...
13:17 2019-06-21

Review: 'Toy Story 4' is Warped, Weird, and Better For It Woody, Buzz, and the rest of the franchise is back, filled with love, life lessons, and a weighty, twisted sense of humor that cuts through the sugary-sweetness....
12:34 2019-06-21

Abarth 595 Esseesse 2019 review 70th Anniversary edition 595 gets a host of upgrades and barrels along with a gusto that helps you forgive its flaws The 595 Esseessee is essentially a lightly modified version of the existing 595 C...
16:00 2019-06-20

Abarth 595 Essesse 2019 review 70th Anniversary edition 595 gets a host of upgrades, and barrels along with a gusto that helps you forgive its flaws Essentially a lightly modified version of the existing 595 Competizione, which h...
11:34 2019-06-20

Volkswagen Golf R M52 2019 UK review The hottest Volkswagen Golf is made even hotter by a performance upgrade from Mountune and Fifteen52 It would be an unlikely occurrence that, after an enthusiastic drive on your favourite B-road, yo...
16:51 2019-06-18

Porsche Macan S 2019 UK review Mid-range, mid-spec Porsche SUV proves how spec-sensitive the modern performance 4x4 can be. Still impressive to drive, but limited in one or two other ways The meat right out of the middle of the P...
13:00 2019-06-28

Viewers in four states review the debate People attending watch parties in New Hampshire, Michigan, Louisiana and Colorado reviewed Thursday night's Democratic presidential debate. Many said Senator Kamala Harris had the best night and ...
13:00 2019-06-28

Sony HT-X8500 Soundbar Review The Sony HT-X8500 promises a sound boost to your TV audio without taking up as much space as a typical surround-sound speaker system. We review this Rs. 30,990 soundbar to see what it's capable of....
10:17 2019-06-10

Volkswagen Touareg 3.0 TSI 2019 UK review V6 petrol power comes to Volkswagen's flagship model but fails to make a strong case for itself The impact of Dieselgate is now being seen in the most unlikely of places. The widespread switch away ...
03:51 2019-07-04

Mahindra TUV300 Facelift Review Mahindra has recently come out with the first mid-life facelift for the TUV300. We got to spend a whole day with it and here's what we think about the 2019 Mahindra TUV300 facelift....
13:17 2019-07-03

MG ZS 2019 long-term review What distinguishes a modern MG besides the famous badge it wears? We're finding out over six months Why we’re running it: To see if reborn MG’s poster child is as easy to live with as the established...
14:51 2019-06-11

Focals by North review: The future is (almost) here The concept of an IRL heads-up display has been a part of science fiction since basically the beginning. Big players have tried their hand at it with less than stellar results — most notably Google wi...
04:17 2019-06-19

Withings Steel HR Sport Review If you are looking for a smartwatch that lasts a really long time, tracks your activity, steps, heart rate, workouts and sleep patterns, while at the same time packing some serious style, it’s hard to...
20:01 2019-05-21

How the hell do you review a TV show you've only seen the 4th and 5th episodes of? I know more about Too Old To Die Young’s plot from reading the press materials Amazon distributed than I got from watching nearly 150 minutes of it. The usual question a critic gets—“Should I start wa...
15:17 2019-06-13

WILL: A Wonderful World: The Kotaku Review When I booted up the Switch port of WILL: A Wonderful World, the game told me about its autosave function. Then I saw this, set next to a red megaphone icon: “This game includes occasional **** plots....
21:17 2019-07-02

2019 BMW S 1000 RR First Ride Review We hit a few laps around the Buddh International Circuit on a sweltering day with the new 2019 BMW S 1000 RR, a bike which can be lightning fast, yet easy enough to manage for riders new to a 200......
10:17 2019-07-02

Spider-Man: Far from Home film review: Far from necessary Enlarge (credit: Sony Pictures / Marvel Studios) Comic and superhero film fans spent months wondering exactly what would happen to the Marvel Cinematic Universe once Avengers: Endgame concluded. Who...
04:34 2019-07-02

Ford Focus ST 2019 review Ford’s hot hatch formula for the class-leading Fiesta ST has been applied to the 276bhp Mustang-engined Focus ST. Does it work? Normally, we would not begin a review of the latest, possibly greatest...
01:51 2019-07-02

Skoda Scala SE L1.6 TDI 2019 UK review With right-hand drive models due later this year, we drive a left-hooker on UK roads for the first time It’s a diesel engined example of Skoda’s new Scala, which we’ve already driven in flagship 1.5...
09:00 2019-06-14

Valve Index review: Next-level VR Where does virtual reality go next? Right now there seem to be two paths: portable and self-contained headsets like the Oculus Quest or those connected to computers and consoles like the Rift and Play...
23:34 2019-06-28

Amateur Scene – Haringey Box Cup review John Dennen picks out some of the highlights from this year's Haringey Box Cup. Plus GB Three Nations Schools round up The post Amateur Scene – Haringey Box Cup review appeared first on Boxing N...
17:17 2019-06-18

Peugeot 508 SW 1.5 BlueHDI 130 2019 review Estate body takes the edge off the 508’s style, and doesn’t address all of the car’s practicality limitations. Driving experience is a mixed bag. The Peugeot 508 saloon has now been on UK roads for ...
04:51 2019-06-03

Bettman says NHL will consider expanding video review NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says the league will consider expanded video review after a couple of high-profile missed calls during the playoffs        ...
05:00 2019-05-28

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface | Processor, Performance and Memory | Internet and Connectivity | Camera | Sound Quality | Call quality | Battery life | Price and Alternatives | ConclusionSam...
20:01 2019-05-21

Google Chromecast Review (2018) Review indexDesign | Connectivity | Interface and Functionality | Google Home App | ConclusionStreaming media is all the rage and Google’s Chromecast was one of the earlier, mainstream devices to capi...
20:01 2019-05-21

Nord VPN review: An in-depth look at a popular VPN Nord VPN is a hugely popular VPN service. But how does it perform? We take a deep dive into features, capabilities, and performance of this well-known VPN offering....
09:51 2019-05-24

OnePlus 7 Pro review: an absolute beast in every way Fantastic screen, the fastest performance, a good camera and brilliant software in a massive phone that still undercuts the competitionThe OnePlus 7 Pro is the firm’s largest, most expensive and most ...
11:17 2019-05-31

Total War: Three Kingdoms: The Kotaku Review Ever since Rome 2's disappointing release back in 2013, it feels like the Total War series has been lost and in search of something. From Attila and Thrones of Britannia’s tinkering to the Warhamm...
03:51 2019-05-29

Amazon Echo Dot Review (3rd Generation) Review indexDesign | Functionality | Alexa App | Connectivity | Sound Quality | ConclusionAmazon’s Echo Dot, believe it or not, is in its third generation. It’s been a whirlwind few years for Amazon a...
20:01 2019-05-21

Alpina B4 S Edition 99 2019 review Last hurrah for the current B4 S Biturbo brings unprecedented athleticism for an Alpina, but it's limited to just 99 cars The Edition 99 is a last-of-the-line special for the B4 S Biturbo – tiny Alp...
15:17 2019-05-21

Is it worth hiking? Exercise review The hit of fresh air in your nostrils? The beauty of the countryside? Hiking is amazingWhat is it? Just a nice long walk.How much does it cost? Probably an initial outlay of about £50 for some decent ...
14:51 2019-05-21

Bentley Continental GTC 2019 UK review New Conti Convertible has all the many advantages of a new platform, seen already in the Coupe. It’s in a class of its own. Bentley has just revealed a convertible version of its second generation C...
02:00 2019-05-24

NHL clears apologetic Kuznetsov after review The NHL said it doesn't "condone or endorse" decisions made by Evgeny Kuznetsov, who was seen in a video next to a table with two lines of white powder, and the Capitals star apologized for "putting m...
19:00 2019-05-31

Apple iPad Air (2019) Review After a long time spread in between, Apple’s iPad Air 2 finally received a proper successor! Technically, the iPad Air (2019) arrives nearly 4.5 years after the iPad Air 2, which is a staggering amoun...
20:01 2019-05-21

Porsche Panamera GTS 2019 UK review GTS is the sweet spot for much of Porsche's range. Is that the case for the big five-door coupé? GTS, sitting halfway between regular Porsche and health warning-attached Turbo, tends to be shorthand...
18:00 2019-05-31

'I've seen more self-aware ants!' AI: More Than Human – review Barbican, London This crowd-pleasing show throws robots, shiny toys and interactive paintings at viewers. But there’s little sign of creativity amid the chaotic overloadIn 2016, a machine beat the wor...
14:38 2019-05-21

iPad mini (2019) Review The iPad mini is back, apparently by popular demand. Many thought the mini might be gone for good, but much like Apple’s release of the iPhone SE, the company’s meeting users’ demands for a smaller, u...
20:01 2019-05-21

Nio ES6 Premier Edition 2019 review Smaller, sportier Chinese SUV promises much but faces strong competition ahead of an eventual European launch The ES6 is the second car from Chinese electric start-up Nio, and here we're driving it ...
15:51 2019-05-22

The Week In Review With Raven Smith "The contestants in this year’s Love Island all look very similar, possibly cast by an Instagram abdominal algorithm that searches out unusually bronzed flesh."...
10:00 2019-05-31

Honda CB300R First Ride Review We spend a day riding Honda's new roadster, the very handsome CB300R. It could prove to be shot in the arm for Honda in the 200 cc to 400 cc space, where the company has been lacking firepower for......
07:17 2019-06-01

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface | Processor, Performance and Memory | Internet and Connectivity | Camera | Call quality | Battery life | Price and Alternatives | ConclusionCompetition in the ...
20:01 2019-05-21

Samsung Galaxy Buds Review Review indexDesign and comfort | Connectivity | Functionality and controls | Sound quality | Battery life | ConclusionThere's no denying this: true wireless earphones are pretty awesome. They're light...
20:01 2019-05-21

Toyota GR Supra 2019 review A welcome addition to a small but growing class of purpose-built sports cars. Clearly a car with great potential, but not all of it has been realised yet More than anything, this Toyota Supra is rem...
15:17 2019-05-21

Apple iPad Pro (2018) Review As it’s not yet entirely clear what will ultimately become of the tablet category, Apple’s iPad business continues to rake in a small fortune each quarter. The iPad has long changed, though. It's no l...
20:01 2019-05-21

Peugeot 508 SW Puretech 225 GT 2019 UK review More potent petrol engine and adaptive suspension do little to change the 508 wagon’s lack of ride refinement The expanded, more sensible estate version of Peugeot’s rakish compact saloon, which gai...
14:00 2019-06-04

All I Know is What's on the Internet review: The shocks don't work How has our visual culture adapted to the digital age? All too well, according to this show at The Photographers' Gallery, London. Is the internet losing its ability to surprise?...
14:32 2019-05-21

Bettman: NHL to consider expanded video review NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said on Monday that the league will consider expanding video review. Bettman said the league's GMs will discuss the issue next month....
03:51 2019-05-28

Casio PRO TREK SMART WSD-F30 Review Review indexDesign and comfort | Display and Controls | Functionality, processor, performance | Activity tracking | Connectivity and multimedia | Battery life | ConclusionThe vast majority of Wear OS ...
20:01 2019-05-21

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Review There is one main reason why Chinese brand Xiaomi has skyrocketed to success and millions of people are buying its phones: the price. Xiaomi phones are dirt cheap devices for what they offer and today...
20:01 2019-05-21

Samsung Galaxy S10e Review Review indexDesign and Size | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor, Performance and Memory | Camera | Sound quality | Call quality | Battery life | Price and Alternatives | ConclusionIn t...
20:01 2019-05-21

Papua New Guinea's new PM to 'review' gas deals Newly-chosen Prime Minister James Marape said the country was intent on "maximizing gain" from natural resources. Marape was appointed after maneuvering to topple his predecessor over a controversial ...
17:51 2019-05-30

Toyota GR Supra 2019 UK review Won’t depose the affordable sports car class’ mid-engined elite, but brings welcome muscle, character, fun and variety allthesame. The fifth-generation Toyota Supra – the cult Japanese sports car t...
04:17 2019-05-28

Much Ado About Nothing review – all-black show is exuberant but muddled The Delacorte Theater, New YorkOrange is the New Black’s Danielle Brooks excels in an uneven production that transports Shakespeare’s comedy to Atlanta There’s a war going on, somehow, somewhere. Or m...
03:34 2019-06-12

Roomba i7+ review: It’s been 62 days since I picked up a vacuum May 9, 2019. This is the last time I vacuumed my studio – and yet, it’s still sparking clean. How’s that even possible, you might wonder. Well, it’s pretty simple: I outsourced all my homemaking dutie...
13:17 2019-07-10

Spatial disorientation likely cause of Japanese F-35 crash, review says A pilot's spatial disorientation likely caused the crash of a Japanese F-35 fighter jet this spring, Japan's defense minister said after the release of a preliminary report....
19:34 2019-06-10

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active Review If you are looking for a small and lightweight smartwatch that will look better on your wrist than a sporty fitness band, Samsung has got something for you: the brand new Galaxy Watch Active.Priced at...
20:01 2019-05-21

Ryzen 9 3900X/7 3700X review: The next generation AMD just shook up the PC desktop market for at least the next year, and it's all thanks to chips like the Ryzen 9 3900X and 7 3700X. Here's our review.Read More...
15:34 2019-07-10

Alpine A110 Pure 2019 UK review Entry-level Alpine is billed as the purest expression of an already sublime driver's car The Pure is the entry-level Alpine A110 – not that this should put you off in the slightest. In the world of ...
18:00 2019-05-31

Renault Megane RS Trophy-R 2019 review The Renault Megane RS Trophy-R, the hottest of Meganes, thrills like a great Megane should There are some pure driver’s cars that manufacturers just always get right: I’m particularly thinking GT P...
13:34 2019-07-05

Exhalation by Ted Chiang review – stories from an SF master The emotional and the cerebral are expertly balanced in these meditations on the mysteries of existencePerhaps the world’s least hasty writer, Ted Chiang has built his fiercely dedicated fanbase slowl...
11:17 2019-07-12

F1 2019 review – sublime motorsports simulation PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC; CodemastersUnquestionably the best-looking Formula One game ever, with incredibly convincing car handling – and you don’t have to be Lewis Hamilton to playFormula One fans...
23:17 2019-06-27

Peugeot 208 1.2 Puretech GT Line 2020 review Supermini has a great interior and quite a lot of dynamic promise, but Peugeot knows there’s more to do on these prototypes At the first showing of the new Peugeot 208, the French firm brought along...
15:51 2019-07-12

Folau sacking prompts 'beliefs review' A review into religious expression from those "with and without strong" beliefs will be held by the Australian Rugby Union Players' Association (Rupa)....
15:01 2019-05-21

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night: The Kotaku Review Genre is mostly bullshit. It’s useful for discussion and for imagining where a certain game exists on the continuum of innovation and progress. These discussions are important, and for them, we need g...
22:51 2019-06-28

Skoda Octavia vRS Challenge 2019 UK review We drive Skoda's top-flight special edition of the Octavia vRS to see if it's worth splashing out on We’re already plenty familiar with this generation of Octavia vRS. It’s been on sale since 2013, ...
15:17 2019-05-21

Bob Dylan and Neil Young review – age has not withered them Hyde Park, LondonYoung rages over sponsorship, Dylan mangles his back catalogue, but both leave the stage smilingIt was billed as a “historic event” in which two of rock’s towering icons performed a c...
14:17 2019-07-13

Volkswagen Passat GTE Estate 2019 review Plug-in hybrid Passat gets extra electric range and a lower price. Retains plenty of performance, with a multi-faceted, grown-up character that should suit a broad church. The eighth-generation VW P...
21:51 2019-06-19