Monday, December 11, 2017

Business

Business

Abbas warns world leaders over Trump's recognition of Jerusalem

The Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, has sought to rally last-minute diplomatic support to persuadeDonald Trump not to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, amid persistent speculation that he might do so in a speech...

Financial markets could be over-heating, warns central bank body

Investors are ignoring warning signs that financial markets could be overheating and consumer debts are rising to unsustainable levels, the global body for central banks has warned in its quarterly financial health check. The...

75 days after Maria, this is life on US Virgin Islands

The noise is all around him, a mix between a car engine and a really big blender. On St. Croix, an island where many places still don't have power, the diesel generators in...

High street hopes ‘the Meghan effect’ will sprinkle stardust over brand Britain

Most marriages usually leave a gaping hole in the happy couple’s finances but business leaders are predicting the “Meghan Markle effect” will sprinkle some stardust on “brand Britain” in 2018. The engagement of Prince...

German police and protesters clash as far-right AfD elects leader

The nationalist wing of the German anti-immigration party Alternative für Deutschland has been strengthened and moderate forces sidelined at a party conference marked by protests this weekend. Several people were reportedly hurt in...

Tofu turkey with all the trimmings? Britain carves out a meat-free Christmas

Forget about the Christmas nut roast – those who don’t eat meat are going to be spoilt for choice on 25 December as Britain’s supermarkets roll out their biggest range of festive vegan...

UK agencies warned off Russian software

The guidance was issued in an open letter to all UK permanent secretaries and released to the public on Saturday.NCSC chief executive Ciaran Martin cautioned in the letter that in cases where access...

Bitcoin investors hoping to make billions may end up with a sack of fool’s...

Sifting the Yukon river for gold was a waste of time for most of the 100,000 prospectors seeking to make themselves rich in the 1890s. The same can be said of the bitcoin...

Guns and phones deal 'maximum' carnage to Papua New Guinea's warring tribes

“It was in the night, we didn’t see them coming. There was a guy who came in the house, and everybody without disabilities they decided to run off, leaving the place, I...

Staff win legal claim over Morrisons data breach

Lawyers for thousands of current and former Morrisons staff have welcomed a "landmark" High Court ruling that the supermarket was partly liable for a data breach that saw their details posted online. ...

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UK annual growth rate revised down; London house prices fall –...

10.11am BST10:11 In more disappointing news, the UK’s current account deficit has widened (yes, there’s a lot of data out this morning). The ONS reports...