Brexit deal result: Theresa May’s plan rejected by MPs in parliament

Theresa May will face a no confidence vote after MPs rejected her Brexit agreement by a crushing 230 majority on Tuesday night (15 January). To find out how your MP voted, put their name into the search field below. The first sign of this was ... More..

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OPEC is not the enemy of the US, UAE minister says
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

OPEC is not the enemy of the US, UAE minister says

OPEC , and other leading global oil producers led by Russian Federation, agreed in December to cut their combined oil output by 1.2 million barrels per day from January in order to balance the oil market. Respo...More..

Labour MPs declare support for second Brexit referendum
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Labour MPs declare support for second Brexit referendum

Here's everything you need to know about it. The amendment would have excluded Shetland and Orkney from the provisions of the Bill if they voted no in a referendum on the issue. There would be a period of 14 ...More..

Hyundai wins top 2 awards at Detroit Auto Show
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Hyundai wins top 2 awards at Detroit Auto Show

Kamloops, B.C. -born Reid Bigland, CEO of FCA Canada, poses with the award for North American Truck of the Year next to the winning Ram 1500. The show was slower this year than in previous years-organizers to...More..

Huawei founder says firm does not spy for China
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Huawei founder says firm does not spy for China

He also hopes Trump will intervene on behalf of his daughter, Huawei finance chief Meng Wanzhou, who was arrested in December for allegedly violating Iranian sanctions. Mr Ren's eldest daughter, Ms Meng, has ...More..

Carlos Ghosn being held in 'draconian' conditions, wife claims
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Carlos Ghosn being held in 'draconian' conditions, wife claims

After the Special Investigation Department of the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office indicted Ghosn, 64, on January 11 on aggravated breach of trust and under-reporting his annual remuneration, his lawy...More..

Cadillac Releases a Teaser of Its First Full Electric Vehicle
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Cadillac Releases a Teaser of Its First Full Electric Vehicle

There are no details about said drive or power output. As of right now, all Cadillac has stated regarding official release date is that it will be available for ordering in the spring. It can also be transf...More..

European Union expresses horror at Brexit vote but refuses to reopen deal
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

European Union expresses horror at Brexit vote but refuses to reopen deal

On Tuesday night, 118 members of her party voted against her deal. "The responsibility of each and every one of us at this moment is profound, for this is a historic decision that will set the future of our c...More..

Shutdown bites economy, US Coast Guard, as talks to end impasse stall
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Shutdown bites economy, US Coast Guard, as talks to end impasse stall

Unfortunately, no Democrats will attend. US President Donald Trump said that he rejected a suggestion by Senator Lindsey Graham, R, that he allow the government to temporarily reopen while continuing negoti...More..

Ford And VW Partnering On Future Pickups And Vans
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Ford And VW Partnering On Future Pickups And Vans

Both companies stressed that the jointly-developed vehicles would have brand-specific identities, including their driving dynamics and human interface. Jessica Caldwell, executive director of industry analysis ...More..

Oil prices rise 2 per cent on hopes of Chinese stimulus
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Oil prices rise 2 per cent on hopes of Chinese stimulus

China, Asia's biggest economy, faces rising trade uncertainties this year, a commerce ministry official said on Wednesday, after the government earlier this week reported poor December trade data, with both...More..

Why have a Big Mac when you can have a Supermac?
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Why have a Big Mac when you can have a Supermac?

McDonald's had previously blocked Supermac's plans to expand into the United Kingdom and Europe on the basis that the name "Supermac's" is too similar to the term "Big Mac". A spokesperson for McDonald's said t...More..

How Labour’s no confidence motion will work
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

How Labour’s no confidence motion will work

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn has tabled a vote of no confidence in prime minister Theresa May after she suffered a crushing defeat in her Brexit vote. Liam Fox has admitted many MPs still need to be persua...More..

European Union letter in full: What assurances have been offered for Brexit?
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

European Union letter in full: What assurances have been offered for Brexit?

Prime Minister Theresa May has said if MPs vote against the deal it could lead to the break-up of the United Kingdom. When discussing the issue, Foster said: "There is no need for the backstop". The Ulsterm...More..

Brexit: What MPs are voting on tonight
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Brexit: What MPs are voting on tonight

Pro Brexit supporters show placards to passing traffic as they demonstrate outside the Houses of Parliament [Getty Images] He added that frustrating Brexit would be a "betrayal of our principles and potentially...More..

Retail inflation slows to 18-month low of 2.19% in December
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Retail inflation slows to 18-month low of 2.19% in December

Inflation in December eased at both the retail and wholesale levels with the consumer price index ( CPI ) coming in at an 18-month low and the wholesale price index (WPI) registering an eight-month low mainly ...More..

Newmont to buy Goldcorp in $10 billion deal
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Newmont to buy Goldcorp in $10 billion deal

The agreement follows the recently completed merger of Barrick Gold Corp . and Randgold Resources Ltd. In Canada, Goldcorp's assets include Porcupine Gold Mines in Timmins, which comprises the Hoyle Pond und...More..

by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Trump says trade deal with China likely

That reflects the impact of Beijing's retaliatory tariffs and encouragement to importers to buy more from non-U.S. suppliers. But, soybean imports from the US plunged to zero in November. The world's largest ...More..

Passenger with gun slips past security in Atlanta during shutdown
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Passenger with gun slips past security in Atlanta during shutdown

A spokeswoman for Delta Air Lines declined to comment when reached early Monday, referring all questions to TSA officials. The message adds that security standards "remain uncompromised" at the nation's air...More..

Donald Trump Mocks Jeff Bezos Over His Divorce
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Donald Trump Mocks Jeff Bezos Over His Divorce

On Saturday, President Trump accused the Washington Post of being a "lobbyist" newspaper for Amazon. US President Donald Trump has mocked Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos over his divorce in a tweet . Trump has...More..

Trump tells farmers that wall won't hurt them
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Trump tells farmers that wall won't hurt them

USA farmers, numbering some 3.2 million, have been reliable Trump supporters, despite struggling financially since Beijing imposed a tariff on imports of US soybeans in July in retaliation for Trump's tariffs o...More..

Canadian air traffic controllers send pizza to United States counterparts affected by shutdown
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Canadian air traffic controllers send pizza to United States counterparts affected by shutdown

He says it's rare to find a feel-good story in a government shutdown , so to put the smiles on a few faces has been heartwarming. He said one anonymous Canadian donor contributed $500 to the pizza fund, whil...More..

by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Slump in Chinese exports fuels fears for global demand

Exports to the United States held up through late 2018 despite President Donald Trump's tariff hikes on Chinese goods. Russian Federation is now ranked as China's tenth biggest trade partner. The customs admi...More..

Government Shutdown Preventing FDA From Conducting Routine Safety Inspections
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Government Shutdown Preventing FDA From Conducting Routine Safety Inspections

Meanwhile, domestic meat and poultry are still being inspected by U.S. Department of Agriculture staffers, although they're working without pay. Deputy Director of Short-Term Affairs, Sarah Sorscher says, w...More..

Cadillac shocks Detroit Auto Show with electric SUV preview
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Cadillac shocks Detroit Auto Show with electric SUV preview

According to the company-issued report, this Cadillac EV will be based on GM's next-gen EV architecture. That would be an all-new, fully electric vehicle for Cadillac. The brand has also confirmed that "a var...More..

Anger as Mnangagwa raises petrol prices in Zimbabwe
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Anger as Mnangagwa raises petrol prices in Zimbabwe

The airline made the announcement on Twitter on Monday afternoon. The deployment of the military came one month after an official report said police and soldiers used "unjustified and disproportionate" force ...More..

American Hero Banned From Walmart for Best Reason Ever
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

American Hero Banned From Walmart for Best Reason Ever

According to the Wichita Falls Police Department, officers responded to a call about a woman driving around a parking lot while drinking wine from a Pringles can. Employees requested the officers help ban the w...More..

by | Monday, January 14, 2019

China's exports shrink most in two years, raising risks for global economy

In December, exports and imports unexpectedly fell 4.4 percent and 7.6 percent respectively from a year earlier. Imports also saw a shock drop, falling 7.6 per cent in their biggest decline since July 2016. Chi...More..

PG&E stock nosedives after it says it will file for bankruptcy
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

PG&E stock nosedives after it says it will file for bankruptcy

PG&E said in a news release it's given the required 15-day advance notice that it plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. John Simon, PG&E's executive vice president and general counsel, will se...More..

SpaceX To Reduce Its Staff By 10 Percent
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

SpaceX To Reduce Its Staff By 10 Percent

The companies will shuttle NASA astronauts to and from the International Space Station, something that the USA has paid Russian Federation to do since the shuttle program ended nearly nine years ago. Elon Mus...More..