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OPEC deal could give Russia extra $15bn in oil revenue

The price of a barrel of the North American oil benchmark, West Texas Intermediate, was down $1.20 U.S. on Tuesday to around $50.50 United States a barrel. Market watchers had said OPEC's decision to cut output marked an about-turn for Saudi Arabia... More..

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Chinese firm buys pub where Cameron, Xi enjoyed pint
by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Chinese firm buys pub where Cameron, Xi enjoyed pint

The Plough has already become a favourite with Chinese tourists after president Xi's trip for a pint and fish and chip supper with then Prime Minister David Cameron. Because of its proximity to Chequers, the pr...More..

by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Could Dakota Access pipeline move after permit is denied?

A Native American leader asked thousands of protesters Monday to return home after the federal government sided with them and against construction of a missing link in the Dakota Access pipeline, despite the pr...More..

by | Tuesday, December 06, 2016

More carries for Bell means more wins for Steelers

The blame can be put squarely on the offense. You make a play like that and you get energy from the team, that's attractive. It's been the norm lately. With a split of their final four games, they should be abl...More..

by | Monday, December 05, 2016

Autumn Statement 2016: Key points from Philip Hammond's budget speech

The OBR now forecasts UK GDP to grow by 1.4 per cent next year, down from its prediction of 2.2 per cent made in March this year. He noted that this is equivalent to the IMF's forecast for growth in Germany n...More..

by | Monday, December 05, 2016

1 politician, 2 reporters killed in Finland shooting

A male suspect has been detained. It said the motive for the killings remained unclear. The Southeastern Finland Police Department said it suspected a 23-year-old local man drove to the scene around midnigh...More..

Boris Johnson outlines 'four-point' blueprint for United Kingdom in Brexit negotiations
by | Monday, December 05, 2016

Boris Johnson outlines 'four-point' blueprint for United Kingdom in Brexit negotiations

Pressed on suggestions by his cabinet colleague, the Brexit secretary David Davis, that the United Kingdom might be willing to pay for tariff-free access to the single market, Mr Johnson - who was a prominent L...More..

Board fights will have no impact on Tata Group, Moody's says
by | Friday, December 02, 2016

Board fights will have no impact on Tata Group, Moody's says

These ratings are expected to continue including a one notch uplift, based on Moody's assessment of support for the companies from Tata Sons , in times of need. Noel Naval Tata, the half brother of Ratan Tata ...More..

by | Thursday, December 01, 2016

Len Goodman thinks Ed Balls left at right time

He said: 'I'm not sure if I wanted to be an MP again I would've spent last weekend doing Zoolander stuff. Len also shared his thoughts on the celebrity contestants now dancing on this series of Strictly , an...More..

by | Thursday, December 01, 2016

Reliance Jio crosses 50 million subscriber mark in 83 days

There are question marks on the quality of services from Jio - especially in rural areas. It has also become the quickest growing telecom company in the world. But it is not party time for Jio because these 50 ...More..

Justin Bieber Jokes Instagram Is 'For the Devil'
by | Thursday, December 01, 2016

Justin Bieber Jokes Instagram Is 'For the Devil'

Just when you get sucked into Bieber's Revelations-tinged metaphor, he abruptly checks himself and prepares for his next song. Bieber, a born-again Christian, made headlines after deleting his Instagram acc...More..

Teddy Sagi sells 12% Playtech stake for £329m
by | Thursday, December 01, 2016

Teddy Sagi sells 12% Playtech stake for £329m

Sagi's company Brickington Trading Limited initially meant to offer 32.3 million shares of Playtech, but due to the strong investor demand that was shown at the offering, the size of the placement was increas...More..

Price Chopper Reportedly In Talks To Sell For $1 Billion
by | Thursday, December 01, 2016

Price Chopper Reportedly In Talks To Sell For $1 Billion

Price Chopper operates over 130 stores in NY and surrounding states, and its corporate headquarters are on Nott St.in Schenectady. Reuters reported Boise, Idaho-based Albertsons , which is controlled by p...More..

by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Cyber Monday adds £1bn to shops' four-day sales boost

It was once a way to get shoppers to spend more online , but as smartphones take over the world, everyday is looking more like Cyber Monday. The average order value on iOS smartphones ($139) was slightly highe...More..

Scotland examines free abortions for Northern Irish women
by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Scotland examines free abortions for Northern Irish women

She will address around 130 business leaders on topics including building better business relationships between Ireland and Scotland. Hinting again at an independence referendum for Scotland, she told Senator...More..

by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Trudeau green lights Kinder Morgan pipeline, rejects Northern Gateway

The financial centre of the oilpatch applauded Ottawa's approval of two massive pipeline developments, saying the decisions send a message that Canada is open to investment at a time when the economy sorely n...More..

Order could have little effect on pipeline protest camp
by | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Order could have little effect on pipeline protest camp

The Corps said it is "seeking a peaceful and orderly transition to a safer location" as it closes the federally managed land that pipeline protesters refer to as the Oceti Sakowin camp. Heitkamp said the Corps'...More..

Greek bailout program enters successful stage: European Union commissioner
by | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Greek bailout program enters successful stage: European Union commissioner

He described a deal on debt relief as "doable". Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, left, and EU Finance Commissioner Pierre Moscovici speak during their meeting at Maximos Mansion in Athens , Monday, Nov. ...More..

Low-wage workers to strike across U.S. tomorrow
by | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Low-wage workers to strike across U.S. tomorrow

The group gathered around 6 a.m.in front of a McDonald's in South Memphis. The protests in the capital city are part of a national movement with workers in more than 340 cities taking part. It will take lon...More..

by | Monday, November 28, 2016

Charging decision expected in Wayne State officer's death

Several police officers attended the vigil, which included a march from Scripps Park on Grand River and Trumbull to the spot where Officer Rose was shot. Charges could be announced in the fatal shooting earlier...More..

by | Monday, November 28, 2016

EPL 2016/17: "Chelsea 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur â€" 5 Talking Points

Pedro replied on the stroke of the interval with an excellent effort of his own and the tide soon turned as Chelsea returned from the break with the bit between their teeth. This was their seventh win in a row,...More..

Hong Kong Open | Sindhu goes down fighting in final
by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

Hong Kong Open | Sindhu goes down fighting in final

PV Sindhu will take on Tai Tzu Ying in the Women's singles final of 2016 Hong Kong Open in Kowloon on 27 November. Though PV Sindhu lost the final which lasted for about 41 minutes, she had tried hard to...More..

England's Stokes reprimanded for offensive outburst
by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

England's Stokes reprimanded for offensive outburst

The final wicket too went in Shami's kitty, with the bowler trapping Gareth Batty in front of the wickets to end England's innings at 283. India were sailing along in their first innings, posting 148/2 by...More..

Opposition didn't get time to prepare for demonetisation: Modi
by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

Opposition didn't get time to prepare for demonetisation: Modi

When the House reassembled at noon and Chairman Hamid Ansari called the first question of the day, Congress members objected to taking up the Question Hour. They have four printing presses for currency and in...More..

Swiss seen rejecting plan to speed exit from nuclear energy
by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

Swiss seen rejecting plan to speed exit from nuclear energy

Just a few months after Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant was destroyed in the March 2011 tsunami disaster, Switzerland chose to gradually close its nuclear plants, but did not set a clear timeline. This would me...More..

by | Saturday, November 26, 2016

Anti-pipeline protesters demonstrate on Thanksgiving Day

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe says construction of the pipeline - which is now slated to run under the Missouri River - could affect its drinking water supply and put communities living downstream "at risk for ...More..

Melania Trump is set to be a long-distance first lady
by | Saturday, November 26, 2016

Melania Trump is set to be a long-distance first lady

Residents are trying to pull out for various reason, including that they don't want the hassle of living with Secret Service agents combing the building and heavily militarized New York City Police officers pro...More..

by | Saturday, November 26, 2016

Oil slips as clock ticks on OPEC deal

OPEC DiplomacyBrent for January settlement was 34 cents higher at $47.29 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. Diesel futures rose 1.54 cents, or 1.06%, to $ 1.4624 a gallon. The impact of a...More..

Traveling for turkey day? Here are some tips to survive the journey
by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

Traveling for turkey day? Here are some tips to survive the journey

Up to 2.8 million people per day, about 600,000 more than average, are expected to fly in the United States over the coming six days, making it a busy period for travel, according to the trade group Airlines f...More..

Philip Hammond opens his first Autumn Statement
by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

Philip Hammond opens his first Autumn Statement

Another notable aspect of the address was Hammond bemoaning the gap between the productivity of British workers and counterparts elsewhere in his speech. Hammond said changes over the years had meant four milli...More..