Friday, December 15, 2017

Politics

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...

Gold demand at eight-year low in third-quarter

Gold demand slid to its lowest in eight years in the last quarter as jewellery buying fell and inflows into bullion-backed exchange traded funds dried up,...

EU cuts UK growth forecasts due to Brexit uncertainty

The European Commission has slashed its forecast for UK GDP growth, citing Brexit-related uncertainty. In its Autumn 2017 round of forecasts, the Commission is now projecting growth...

British Airways to bring back second meal for long-haul flights

Things can only get better: that is the message from BA’s boss, Alex Cruz. Two years to the day after he was named British Airways’ chief...

Sainsbury’s reports 9% fall in first-half profit

Sainsbury has reported a 9 per cent fall in profit for the first half of its financial year, becoming the latest retailer to cite rising costs...

Housing market hit by political uncertainty in October, says Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

The UK housing market continued to soften in October according to the latest survey of chartered surveyors as political uncertainty bit into confidence. The net balance of surveyors reporting price...

Man found guilty of murder after 10-year-old girl suffocates in locked box as punishment...

An Arizona man has been found guilty of murder and other charges in the death of a 10-year-old girl who was locked in a small bin...

Brexit: Government must publish secret reports by Tuesday evening, Speaker John Bercow demands

Speaker John Bercow has given the Government until the end of the day to publish 58 'secret' studies examining the economic impact of Brexit. MPs backed an...

AstraZeneca hit by competition as drug sales fall in third-quarter

AstraZeneca’s drug sales fell again in the third quarter, hit by generic competition to former blockbusters like cholesterol pill Crestor, although the pace of decline slowed...

Fox News hires former Trump adviser Sebastian Gorka

Fox News has hired one of Donald Trump’s most controversial former aides Sebastian Gorka as a national security strategist. Mr Gorka, who was ousted from the White...