Ryanair pilot strike not expected to affect mainland Europe

The airline said they have made alternative travel arrangements using both flights and ferries for nearly 5,000 passengers. Flights from Dublin to Gatwick, Birmingham, Newcastle, Liverpool, Bristol and Manchester have all been affected. Ryanair apo... More..

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German Electric Cars Will Catch Up With Tesla
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

German Electric Cars Will Catch Up With Tesla

Tesla has the largest share of exports of its cars to China other than any country in the world. Tesla Inc has delivered 200,000 electric cars to buyers in the United States, a spokesperson said on Thursday...More..

Opener Unveils First USA-Qualified Ultralight All-Electric Personal VTOL
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Opener Unveils First USA-Qualified Ultralight All-Electric Personal VTOL

Talking about BlackFly, at its unveiling yesterday, Opener CEO Marcus Leng said "Opener is re-energizing the art of flight with a safe and affordable flying vehicle that can free its operators from the everyd...More..

Ivanka Trump Brand Pulled From Department Store After Poor 'Performance'
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Ivanka Trump Brand Pulled From Department Store After Poor 'Performance'

The company confirmed to Business Insider that all items have been removed from its website. There will still be clothes in stores for the next few months. Coulter's boycott movement, which began after the ...More..

by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

"Chuck E. Cheese offers 'Pay Your Age" deal

Kids could pay just a few dollars for stuffed bears , while the fee for adults was capped at $29. The retailer said there had been an "unprecedented" response to the promotion, in which customers pay t...More..

Apple launches $300 million green energy fund in China
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Apple launches $300 million green energy fund in China

Environmental group Greenpeace has warned that electronics manufacturing uses a lot of energy in China and draws on polluting coal power stations. Apple's announcement of the new China fund is its latest mo...More..

Microsoft president calls for regulations on facial recognition technology
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Microsoft president calls for regulations on facial recognition technology

Smith also defended the company's contract with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, saying it did not involve face recognition. A screen shows a demonstration of the cognitive level of a facial recogniti...More..

Iowa, Illinois investigating infections linked to McDonald's salad
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Iowa, Illinois investigating infections linked to McDonald's salad

IL has reported 90 cases since mid-May. Health officials in both states said McDonald's is cooperating with the states, Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Food and Drug Administration inves...More..

Ryanair's June traffic up 7 pct to 12.6 million journeys
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Ryanair's June traffic up 7 pct to 12.6 million journeys

It's reported that the pilots, who are directly-employed by the airline, voted for strike action following a dispute over management's approach to transferring pilots between its European and African bases. Rya...More..

Ryanair will cancel up to 30 flights on Thursday due to strike
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Ryanair will cancel up to 30 flights on Thursday due to strike

The airline says it has cancelled 30 of its 290 scheduled high frequency flights between Ireland and the United Kingdom, rather than hitting European routes used for family holidays to summer resorts. This we...More..

Justice Department will appeal $85 billion AT&T, Time Warner merger
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Justice Department will appeal $85 billion AT&T, Time Warner merger

The logos for Time Warner and AT&T appear in June above trading posts at the New York Stock Exchange. The DOJ's case to stop the merger is one of the largest anti-trust actions of this generation and a cent...More..

Build-A-Bear cancels pay-your-age day as crowds swamp stores
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Build-A-Bear cancels pay-your-age day as crowds swamp stores

Several tweets from shoppers at malls across Maryland, D.C. and Virginia show large lines around malls waiting to get into Build-a-Bear. Build-A-Bear Workshop's "Pay Your Age Day" drew crowds so big that the ...More..

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay £3.6bn in talc asbestos cancer case
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay £3.6bn in talc asbestos cancer case

He did say that he expects the punitive damages award to be halved during the appeals process due to a Missouri state law that caps such damages, but is confident the verdict would stand overall. The company su...More..

Greyhound Canada to end service in Sask. and other Prairie provinces
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Greyhound Canada to end service in Sask. and other Prairie provinces

Greyhound Canada has announced they will discontinue service in nearly all of Western Canada by October 31, 2018. "It's going to impact about 415 people and that's a combination of drivers and ticket employe...More..

China breaks into top 20 innovative economies: WIPO ranking
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

China breaks into top 20 innovative economies: WIPO ranking

In exports of creative goods, it ranked 17th. It ranks 126 countries based on dozens of different business indicators, including foreign direct investment, the pupil-teacher ratio in secondary schools, the pr...More..

by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Trump Says Europe Is 'Losing Its Culture' Due to Immigration - Lauretta Brown

Trump said he believes that the U.K.'s Brexit vote in 2016 was in part a response to lax European immigration laws, and he has frequently tried to use Europe as a cautionary tale for the USA, where he is seekin...More..

China's Trade Surplus With the US hits record high
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

China's Trade Surplus With the US hits record high

Growth in imports for June showed a moderate slowdown from May, official data showed on Friday. "This trade dispute will definitely have an impact on China-US trade and will have a very negative impact on glo...More..

by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members have agreed to spending increases

But with Trump scheduled to meet with President Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation on Monday, the gathering was dominated by wrangling over money. Trump heads to Britain on Thursday, where the government is...More..

Donald Trump again says he’s a ‘very stable genius’ at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Donald Trump again says he’s a ‘very stable genius’ at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit

And not long after, French President Emmanuel Macron said no-one had agreed to any figure higher than what was in the leaders' communique - 2 per cent by 2024 - a leaders' statement that Donald Trump had sign...More..

‘Not justified!’ Trump could DESTROY NATO, claims German politician
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

‘Not justified!’ Trump could DESTROY NATO, claims German politician

She said that the meeting was a continuation of what has been discussed for months. After a tense first day , Trump didn't ease up on the second. At the contentious two-day summit that wrapped up Thursday,...More..

by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Donald Trump 'threatens to pull USA out of NATO'

Trump called those commitments a major victory; they were first made in 2014. Trump is reported to have spoken of "grave consequences" if allies did not meet their 2 percent of GDP defense spending targets, s...More..

China's ZTE clears hurdle to lifting United States ban
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

China's ZTE clears hurdle to lifting United States ban

The resistance adds yet another wrinkle to a deal that Commerce struck last month to save ZTE, after US President Donald Trump directed the department to come up with an alternative to the seven-year ban, frami...More..

Woolworths is recalling rice over fears of Listeria
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Woolworths is recalling rice over fears of Listeria

A fatal case of listeria in Victoria could be related to the current outbreak linked to frozen vegetables. On 29 June 2018, the Hungarian Food Chain Safety Office banned the marketing of all frozen vegeta...More..

Brexit white paper: What does it say? Will Brexit ever REALLY happen?
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Brexit white paper: What does it say? Will Brexit ever REALLY happen?

President Donald Trump has said British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans will "probably kill" any US-UK trade deal. This is not end of the Brexit process, but it is the beginning of the end. "W...More..

by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Ryanair pilots' strike after last-ditch talks fail

Last autumn, Ryanair was forced to cancel hundreds of flights after rostering failures left the airline with insufficient crew. It is the result of a strike by pilots who are due to walk out for 24 hours from...More..

Broadcom agrees to buy CA Technologies for $19 billion
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Broadcom agrees to buy CA Technologies for $19 billion

Under Chief Executive Officer Hock Tan, Broadcom has transformed itself through a string of acquisitions into one of the world's largest chipmakers. Broadcom said it intends to fund the deal with cash on hand...More..

Trump claims Pfizer is 'rolling back price hikes'
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Trump claims Pfizer is 'rolling back price hikes'

President Donald Trump . He said the company was "modifying prices" for roughly 10 per cent of its 400 medicines and vaccines, and that "list prices do not reflect what most patients or insurance companies pay...More..

Erdogan to take oath as Turkey’s1st Executive President with vast powers
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Erdogan to take oath as Turkey’s1st Executive President with vast powers

The lira on Tuesday gained back 0.5 percent against the dollar to trade at 4.7 to the greenback. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the new cabinet members hours after he was sworn in late Monda...More..

by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Brent oil gains $1 to claw back some losses

US oil prices jumped on the news, but later retreated, though were still above the day's lows. Prospects of USA sanctions on crude exports from Iran, the world's fifth-biggest oil producer, has helped push oi...More..

Oil plunges on Libya reopening ports, trade tensions
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Oil plunges on Libya reopening ports, trade tensions

The sell-off intensified after news of a fall in US crude oil inventories failed to reverse market sentiment. US crude oil stocks fell by almost 13 million barrels last week, the most in almost two years, dro...More..