'Millennial' railcards to be launched in December

The National Rail website crashed as numerous 4.5 million eligible customers tried to get their hands on just 10,000 cards. But its full roll-out was only announced today - with the cards going on sale "by the end of the year". The 26-30 Railcard... More..

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Crude Firms as OPEC Shifts Concern to a Potential Global Oversupply
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Crude Firms as OPEC Shifts Concern to a Potential Global Oversupply

It posted a weekly loss of about 2.3 per cent. However, a global collapse in equities has roiled oil markets this week. There are also signs of a slowdown in global trade, with container and bulk freight ...More..

Jamal Khashoggi murder: 18 murder suspects accused of 'monstrous intent'
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Jamal Khashoggi murder: 18 murder suspects accused of 'monstrous intent'

Khashoggi, a columnist for The Washington Post , had gone missing since entering the consulate on October 2. USA intelligence, a number of news organisations have claimed, had intercepted that Saudi official...More..

USA economy grows faster than expected
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

USA economy grows faster than expected

The Commerce Department reported that the economy grew at a robust 3.5% in the third quarter, a mild slowdown from 4.2% in the second. In the third quarter, U.S. The GDP report showed the Fed's preferred ...More..

Plant City man wins $3 million in Mega Million drawing
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Plant City man wins $3 million in Mega Million drawing

There were lots of hugs and smiles at Jefferson Stratford Hospital where 142 people in a lottery pool won $ 1 million . He was walking to buy a Mega Millions lottery ticket on Tuesday when he fell and broke...More..

Why did Dyson pick S'pore for electric car?
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Why did Dyson pick S'pore for electric car?

Dyson , who is 71 years old and an entrepreneur who backed Brexit in the 2016 referendum, already manufactures goods such as hair dryers, air purification systems, and bladeless fans in Asia. Labour in Singa...More..

Tesla faces Federal Bureau of Investigation probe over Model 3 numbers
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Tesla faces Federal Bureau of Investigation probe over Model 3 numbers

Musk has previously said the Model Y could be produced as soon as March 2019 - albeit in a tongue in cheek tweet from May 2018, in which he threw out the date March 15 as a reference to the Ides of March (per...More..

China produced two new billionaires a week a year ago
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

China produced two new billionaires a week a year ago

The rich are getting richer and more numerous. In 2017, the wealth of the world's billionaires rose to its highest level in history, from US$7.5 trillion to US$8.9 trillion, spread across 2,158 people. Get th...More..

The Fed vs Trump: The Battle is On
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

The Fed vs Trump: The Battle is On

That's especially important because the federal government's soaring budget deficit could make it harder to borrow to fight a recession.Yellen defended his performance in remarks last week at a mortgage bankers...More..

Bound Volkswagen T-Cross SUV Picture Gallery
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Bound Volkswagen T-Cross SUV Picture Gallery

This new model is essentially a crossover version of the all-new MQB-based Polo . All three versions of the SUV are based on VW Group's MQB-A0 platform, which will be localised in India by 2020 . Under the ...More..

Japan takes lead in auto-reliability
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Japan takes lead in auto-reliability

Infotainment systems were the main reason consumers were bringing their new cars in for repairs. Their survey collects data from Consumer Reports members about their experiences with more than half a millio...More..

After long losing streak, USA stocks surge on solid earnings
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

After long losing streak, USA stocks surge on solid earnings

It hadn't had a streak of losses that long since right before the November 2016 presidential election. Stocks are falling sharply on Wall Street again, erasing most of their big gains from the day before. The...More..

European Union commission sends back Italy's budget plan
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

European Union commission sends back Italy's budget plan

Unfortunately, the clarifications received yesterday were not convincing", Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis said at a press conference following the Commissioners' weekly meeting in Strasbourg, ...More..

HRW: Khashoggi’s son leaves Saudi Arabia for US
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

HRW: Khashoggi’s son leaves Saudi Arabia for US

Speaking at an investment forum hosted by Riyadh , the crown prince said , "Many are trying to exploit the Khashoggi affair to drive a wedge between Saudi Arabia and Turkey". The official Saudi Press Agency...More..

Winning Mega Millions $1.6 Billion Ticket Sold in South Carolina
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Winning Mega Millions $1.6 Billion Ticket Sold in South Carolina

Someone in SC has a winning ticket for a Mega Millions lottery prize of $1.6 billion. The $1.58 billion Powerball jackpot in January 2016 remains the largest lottery jackpot ever. It could be days or even...More..

Golden Ticket Brings World Record-Breaking $1.6 Billion Jackpot to US Buyer
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Golden Ticket Brings World Record-Breaking $1.6 Billion Jackpot to US Buyer

The South Carolina Lottery website says a ticket with all six numbers for last night's record drawing was sold in the state. The winning numbers for the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot , the second larges...More..

Google CEO tries to calm staff after report on sexual harassment
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Google CEO tries to calm staff after report on sexual harassment

They had a child, after which they revealed the relationship to the company HR who made it clear that Blakely had to be transferred from her post. " The New York Times story contains numerous inaccuracies ab...More..

Despite record profits, Amazon shares sink on disappointing sales
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Despite record profits, Amazon shares sink on disappointing sales

Amazon shares were down 4.7 percent to $1,697 at time of publication Thursday afternoon. Management's guidance ranges for the quarter had centered around top-line sales of roughly $55.8 billion and operating ...More..

‘I feel very low’: elderly victim of racist tirade on plane - Ireland
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

‘I feel very low’: elderly victim of racist tirade on plane - Ireland

Days later, the story - and the potential consequences for the man in question - have spread internationally. "There are agreed national protocols to follow when incidents are reported to have happened in ano...More..

Turkish probe of Khashoggi killing turns to garden well
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Turkish probe of Khashoggi killing turns to garden well

CIA Director Gina Haspel heard the audio recording during a visit to Turkey this week, The Washington Post and Reuters reported Thursday. The shocking revelation comes shortly after Turkish Presiden...More..

Saudi Arabia: Killing of Khashoggi Was 'Premeditated'
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Saudi Arabia: Killing of Khashoggi Was 'Premeditated'

Turkish authorities briefed visiting Central Intelligence Agency chief Gina Haspel on the investigation into the killing and the evidence collected so far, a Turkish security official who was not authorized...More..

by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Jamal Khashoggi murder was premeditated, Saudi prosecutor says

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir says in an interview with Fox News on October 21 that the operation was not ordered by the crown prince. "The cover-up was disgusting". On Thursday, German Chancellor Angel...More..

Cathay Pacific says 9.4 million passengers affected by data breach
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Cathay Pacific says 9.4 million passengers affected by data breach

Cathay said it has no evidence that any of the data has been misused, and said no customer loyalty accounts were compromised, and no passwords stolen. Shares of Cathay Pacific tumbled 3.8 percent in Hong Kong ...More..

‘Gold diggin’ dog cons McDonald’s customers into giving her food
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

‘Gold diggin’ dog cons McDonald’s customers into giving her food

While some customers may see Princess the dog lurking outside the McDonald's and think it's a stray, her owner Betsy Reyes says otherwise. Everyone feels bad for a stray, and this opportunistic dog appears ...More..

Saudis killed Khashoggi with U.S. support: Iran's Rouhani
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Saudis killed Khashoggi with U.S. support: Iran's Rouhani

But, as global pressure mounted, the kingdom said on Saturday that the Washington Post contributor and critic of the Saudi government died inside the mission when an argument degenerated into a fistfight. "Th...More..

Microsoft's quarterly profit soars on cloud services
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Microsoft's quarterly profit soars on cloud services

Global Equities Research analyst Trip Chowdhry called the Microsoft earnings a "solid beat" of Wall Street expectations, projecting shares could climb to $120. The company's Intelligent Cloud org saw revenue ...More..

European Commission requests that #Italy presents revised draft budgetary plan for 2019
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

European Commission requests that #Italy presents revised draft budgetary plan for 2019

In turn, it would aggravate Italy's already huge debt mountain, at some 130 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), way above the EU's 60-percent ceiling and second only to Greece's in Europe. "At first we smi...More..

Ford Ranger production starts in MI
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Ford Ranger production starts in MI

Ford Chief Executive Officer Jim Hackett last month called on President Donald Trump's administration to resolve trade disputes quickly, warning that it would otherwise do "more damage" to the second-largest Am...More..

McDonald's changing its breakfast menu
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

McDonald's changing its breakfast menu

Well, "new" might be a bit of an overstatement, as the three new "Breakfast Triple Stacks" are actually just bigger versions of sandwiches that have been part of the menu for years. Triple Breakfast Stacks are...More..

Winning ticket in $2.45 billion USA lottery
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Winning ticket in $2.45 billion USA lottery

Lottery officials have not announced the identities of a victor or winners. Wednesday's Powerball lottery prize stands at $620 million, making it the fifth-largest jackpot in US history, after no one got all ...More..