N Brown to close all of its remaining stores

N Brown said its full year guidance would remain unchanged, though it noted that exceptional costs would be created as a result of proposed store closures. Targeting younger shoppers, Jacamo for men and Simply Be for women are among N Brown's main b... More..

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Tesla Lays Off 9 Percent Of Workforce
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Tesla Lays Off 9 Percent Of Workforce

Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA ) has been given a $500.00 target price by stock analysts at Berenberg Bank in a report released on Monday. "I don't think if Tesla becomes profitable in Q3 and Q4, that will be sustain...More..

RAC calls for fuel retailers to cut prices
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

RAC calls for fuel retailers to cut prices

As Asda now applies a national price cap on fuel, drivers across the country will pay no more than 124.7p per litre on unleaded and 127.7p per litre on diesel. "Motorists really felt the impact of rising prices...More..

Victor Li makes US$10 billion bid for Aussie gas pipeline firm
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Victor Li makes US$10 billion bid for Aussie gas pipeline firm

The proposal, made jointly by CK Asset Holdings , CK Hutchison Holdings, CK Infrastructure Holdings and Power Assets Holdings, is to buy the whole of APA, according to a filing to the Hong Kong stock exchange....More..

by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Australian jobless rate falls to 5.4 pct in May

Unemployment rate remained steady at 5.5%. Australian employment rose by less-than-expected in May with gains led wholly by part-time work while the jobless rate ticked down to its lowest since November, a mi...More..

Saudi Arabia opens production tap in May
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Saudi Arabia opens production tap in May

US crude production rose to 10.9 million bpd last week, according to the EIA, but Kilduff said the market appeared able to absorb the increase. Russia's Novak, for his part, said today that the ministers ...More..

Rolls Royce to cut 4600 jobs
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Rolls Royce to cut 4600 jobs

Chief executive Warren East said: 'We have made progress in improving our day-to-day operations and strengthening our leadership, and are now turning to reduce the complexity that often slows us down and lead...More..

Volkswagen Accepts $1.2 Billion Penalty in Diesel Scandal
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Volkswagen Accepts $1.2 Billion Penalty in Diesel Scandal

Volkswagen admitted in September 2015 to manipulating 11 million diesel vehicles worldwide with software created to reduce harmful emissions during testing but that allowed them to rise to many times legal l...More..

Trump announces tariffs targeting Chinese goods
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Trump announces tariffs targeting Chinese goods

Trump has already put tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada, Mexico and European allies, and his proposed tariffs against China risk a major trade war involving the world's two biggest econom...More..

Facebook admits to collecting data on non-users
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Facebook admits to collecting data on non-users

Regarding Facebook's status as a monopoly, Sen. Through this, Facebook establishes your trend of using the social network in one particular location or on-the-go. Among the other info that Facebook collects...More..

Body cameras not an option in pair of KCPD officer-involved shootings
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Body cameras not an option in pair of KCPD officer-involved shootings

The suspected shooter, who was also shot, was taken to a hospital as well. CBS affiliate KCTV reports the deputies are in critical condition. Bailiff says it's possible the deputies were overcome with the...More..

Will Amazon's work to kill a Seattle tax spook other cities?
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Will Amazon's work to kill a Seattle tax spook other cities?

Sawant's May 12th march on Amazon attracted dozens of protesters, most Socialist Alternative supporters. As the council members voted, they were drowned out by activists who chanted, "Housing is a human rig...More..

Self-employed Pimlico Plumbers contractor wins workers' rights court case
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Self-employed Pimlico Plumbers contractor wins workers' rights court case

Smith sought to reduce his hours following a heart attack, while the company argued he wasn't entitled to such protection because he was a self-employed contractor. The case is important because the court uphel...More..

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes indicted for alleged fraud; out as CEO
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes indicted for alleged fraud; out as CEO

Theranos's general counsel, David Taylor, has been appointed CEO. Holmes, meanwhile, remains chairman of the board. They now each face a maximum of 20 years in prison and up to $2.7 million in fines, a figure ...More..

Trump announces 25% tariff on Chinese imports
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Trump announces 25% tariff on Chinese imports

During an impromptu appearance on the White House North Lawn, the president hailed his "very big tariffs" on China. The IMF have released a statement warning the United States over its protectionism saying ...More..

Regional American Airlines carrier cancels 100s of flights
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Regional American Airlines carrier cancels 100s of flights

The biggest impact of this was seen at Charlotte International Airport (CLT) with 125 of the 275 flight cancellations so far, the Points Guy reported. If you or someone you know has a flight booked on America...More..

by | Friday, June 15, 2018

McDonald's to ditch plastic straws in UK, Ireland

McDonald's will begin to withdraw plastic straws from sale in September. "Reflecting the broader public debate, our customers told us they wanted to see a move on straws", Paul Pomroy, chief executive of McD...More..

Kentucky included in salmonella cereal outbreak
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Kentucky included in salmonella cereal outbreak

In rare circumstances, infection with salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses, according to the FDA. The CDC says the disease causes an estimated...More..

China vows to retaliate 'immediately' to USA tariffs
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

China vows to retaliate 'immediately' to USA tariffs

US President Donald Trump will meet his top trade advisers on Thursday to decide whether to activate threatened tariffs on billions of dollars in Chinese goods, a senior White House official said. The United ...More..

Global crude oil prices dip on rising supplies from U.S., Russian Federation
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Global crude oil prices dip on rising supplies from U.S., Russian Federation

OPEC's de-facto leader Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation will also have the chance to talk before the Vienna meeting. Industry commentators remain bullish about the outlook for oil , but warn if prices...More..

SEC Official Claims Ether Is Not a Security
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

SEC Official Claims Ether Is Not a Security

The statements are the latest in a long line of remarks that have found various regulatory officials opining on whether the nature of the sale in which ether was issued made it subject to USA securities laws....More..

Microsoft wants to get rid of shop checkouts
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Microsoft wants to get rid of shop checkouts

Citing people familiar with the matter, Reuters reported that Microsoft aims to empower retailers to keep pace with Amazon. That store requires shoppers to swipe an app when they walk in, then uses comput...More..

Trump nearing decision on tough China tariffs
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Trump nearing decision on tough China tariffs

The move toward imposing USA tariffs on Chinese goods follows negotiations between US and Chinese officials centered on increased purchases by Beijing of American farm and energy commodities and cutting the...More..

United North American bid awarded 2026 FIFA World Cup over Morocco
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

United North American bid awarded 2026 FIFA World Cup over Morocco

Substitute Denis Cheryshev scored two goals on Thursday (Friday NZ Time) to lead the host nation over Saudi Arabia 5-0 in Group A with President Vladimir Putin watching from the stands alongside Federation ...More..

Minimum wage doesn't pay the rent anywhere
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Minimum wage doesn't pay the rent anywhere

The national housing wage is $22.10 for a two-bedroom and $17.90 for a one-bedroom rental. Erhard Mahnke, coordinator of the Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition, said that those statistics show that although...More..

Musk company to build Chicago-to-O'Hare express transport
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Musk company to build Chicago-to-O'Hare express transport

The plan for the "Chicago Express Loop, " announced early Thursday by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Musk's tunneling firm, calls for the construction of an underground tunnel with concrete tracks on which ...More..

Tesla’s Autopilot is just about to get a ‘full self-driving feature’
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Tesla’s Autopilot is just about to get a ‘full self-driving feature’

In another fatal accident previous year, Tesla's Autopilot failed to detect a truck crossing the road, but investigators pointed out the driver was watching a movie at the time and not paying attention with t...More..

Fed hikes interest rates again, raises outlook for more increases in 2018
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Fed hikes interest rates again, raises outlook for more increases in 2018

That also means cardholders soon will be forking over even more money in interest payments annually, an estimated $2.2 billion alone for what's expected to be the Federal Reserve's second rate hike of the ye...More..

by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Italy summons French envoy as migration row escalates

It would also represent a complete reversal of the open-doors migrant policy she adopted in 2015, which saw more than 1 million migrants enter Germany and is seen as having fuelled a sharp rise in support f...More..

Uber patent could detect how drunk you are when ordering a ride
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Uber patent could detect how drunk you are when ordering a ride

It could also prevent the passenger from joining shared rides. Uber is working on technology that could determine just how drunk passengers are when ordering a ride. By knowing this information, a driver ma...More..

Feeling Bitter? Wetherspoons cans German beers & Champagne pre-Brexit
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Feeling Bitter? Wetherspoons cans German beers & Champagne pre-Brexit

French champagne and German beers will be substituted for alternatives from the United Kingdom and other countries outside the bloc. Sparkling wines from the United Kingdom and Australia will be substituted f...More..

Is anything out of reach after historic summit with North Korea?
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Is anything out of reach after historic summit with North Korea?

U.S. President Donald Trump meets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore , June 12, 2018. -South Korea joint military exercises that take place every year. Tr...More..

Fed hikes rate for second time this year
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Fed hikes rate for second time this year

The central bank is aiming to keep record low unemployment and a glut of federal spending from pushing inflation beyond the Fed's 2 percent target. This marks the highest level of interest rates in the United...More..

Bitcoin Price was Manipulated by Tether, Researchers Claim
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Bitcoin Price was Manipulated by Tether, Researchers Claim

In his paper, Griffin says that the U.S. dollar-pegged cryptocurrency tether was used to buy bitcoin at the times that the latter was falling, which helped " stabilize and manipulate " the cryptocurrency's pric...More..

Trump's attack on Trudeau prompts backlash, hashtag
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Trump's attack on Trudeau prompts backlash, hashtag

Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, who is heading for Washington Wednesday, said the Liberal government "would keep calm and carry on throughout those moments of drama". Given the confusion,...More..