Monday, September 24, 2018

Business

Parents should limit children’s screentime to 90 mins a day to prevent obesity

Scientists have found links between prolonged periods of exposure to screens and obesity in children. Children who spend prolonged periods of time using technology are more prone to obesity, a new study suggests. A group of...

What has Donald Trump achieved for the US economy 12 months after winning the...

Ever since he unexpectedly prevailed over Hillary Clinton in the 8 November 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump has been boasting about his achievements in boosting the US...

Theresa May told to replace Priti Patel with Brexiteer to keep Cabinet balance

Theresa May has been warned to promote another Brexiteer into the Cabinet to keep the balance of her top team in the wake of Priti Patel’s...

Sky News could be sold off to Disney early in bid to push through...

Fox and Disney have come up with two plans they hope will meet the competition watchdog's approval. Sky News could be sold off to Walt Disney or ringfenced under concessions put forward by Rupert Murdoch’s...

Burberry reports jump in profit and announces shift away from non-luxury market

Fashion label Burberry posted a jump in operating profit for the first half of its financial year on Thursday, and announced that it was shifting its...

Bali volcano: Airport shut for second day as Mount Agung spews more ash

Bali’s international airport has been shut for a second day as Mount Agung continues to spew towering columns of volcanic ash. Indonesian authorities have renewed warnings and told citizens living near the volcano they may...

UK must boost productivity and focus on international competitiveness to weather Brexit, says IMF

IMF said that a transition period would avoid a cliff edge and reduce uncertainty facing firms and households. The UK must focus on enhancing its economy’s productivity and international competitiveness in order to weather the shock...

Despite a disastrous first year, Donald Trump’s economic policy could win him the 2020...

“America first. America first.” Remember that, from the inauguration speech? A two word message, repeated. Trumpism at its purest. Donald Trump may be many things, and most...

Jerome Powell announced as new Federal Reserve Chairman

President Donald Trump has announced Jerome Powell as his pick to become the new chair of the Federal Reserve – a move that is unlikely to...

The other American in Prince Harry’s family

When Prince Harry marries LA-born Meghan Markle next year, she will not be the first American in his family tree. The prince's great-great grandmother was Frances Ellen Work - a "Dollar Princess" whose life reads...