Day: 13 June 2019

Tesco warns October Brexit much more problematic than March

Tesco warns October Brexit much more problematic than March

Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, has warned that getting ready for a possible disorderly no-deal Brexit in October would be far more problematic than preparations it made for the original planned departure date in March. Britain had been due to leave the European Union on March 29, but Prime Minister Theresa ...

Trump lauds meeting with ‘Prince of Whales’

Trump lauds meeting with ‘Prince of Whales’

U.S. President Donald Trump lauded his own diplomacy on Thursday with royalty and foreign leaders, but mistakenly cast the heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, as the "Prince of Whales". "I meet and talk to 'foreign governments' every day. I just met with the Queen of England (U.K.), the ...

France’s Le Pen unveils new far-right European Parliament group

France’s Le Pen unveils new far-right European Parliament group

France's Marine Le Pen unveiled a new far-right group in the European Parliament on Thursday, uniting eurosceptics from across the continent who aim to devolve power from Brussels back to capitals. Calling itself the Identity and Democracy (ID) group, the new alliance brings together Le Pen's National Rally, Italian Deputy ...

Next step in Assange extradition case due in UK court on Friday

Next step in Assange extradition case due in UK court on Friday

WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange is due before a London court on Friday, facing the next stage of a U.S. attempt to try him on spying charges after Britain's interior minister said he had validated the American extradition request. Assange, 47, is accused of conspiring to hack U.S. government computers and ...

Chestertons branded all-electic BMW i3 - TLE

London’s largest estate agents go all-electric

One of London’s largest estate agents has made a decisive move to help improve London’s air quality by becoming the first major estate agency group to replace its entire fleet of company cars with electric vehicles that produce no emissions. Chestertons currently have 33 offices across London and a fleet ...

Packager DS Smith says stocking up on spare parts ahead of Brexit

Packager DS Smith says stocking up on spare parts ahead of Brexit

Packaging products maker DS Smith Plc said on Thursday that it had made plans for contingency stocking of spare parts as it readies for Britain's planned exit from the European Union, but expected disruption to its operations to be "relatively contained". The company, which makes corrugated cardboard, recycled paper and ...

Putin says U.S.-Russia relations are getting ‘worse and worse’

Putin says U.S.-Russia relations are getting ‘worse and worse’

President Vladimir Putin said relations between Moscow and Washington were getting worse and worse, noting in an interview published on Thursday that the current U.S. administration had imposed dozens of sanctions on Russia. Putin made his gloomy assessment ahead of a G20 summit in Japan later this month at which ...

Champions Man City to kick off season at West Ham

Champions Man City to kick off season at West Ham

Champions Manchester City will kick off their 2019-20 Premier League season with an away trip to West Ham United while Liverpool get the ball rolling with a Friday evening home clash against promoted Norwich City. The fixtures, released at 0800 GMT on Thursday, also included a meaty first-weekend clash with ...

Banking scandal – Watchdog defends not sanctioning RBS

Banking scandal – Watchdog defends not sanctioning RBS

Britain's financial watchdog has defended its controversial decision not to sanction lender RBS or its former executives for past mistreatment of small business customers. The Financial Conduct Authority said it was sticking by its decision not to apply penalties for actions of RBS's former turnaround unit, the Global Restructuring Group. ...

Volatile U.S. politics gives euro’s global use a boost – ECB

Volatile U.S. politics gives euro’s global use a boost – ECB

The global use of the euro currency surged from record lows last year, mostly on a flight from the dollar due to the volatility of American politics and concerns about rising U.S. interest rates, the European Central Bank said on Thursday. Demand for the euro, the world's second most widely ...

Alaskans find more dead seals along warming Arctic Sea

Alaskans find more dead seals along warming Arctic Sea

At least 60 dead seals have been discovered along beaches of the Bering Sea and Chukchi Sea in northwestern Alaska, and scientists are trying to determine what caused their deaths, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said on Wednesday. The dead seals – bearded, spotted and ringed seals – ...

UK businesses can be successful after Brexit, says Prince Andrew

UK businesses can be successful after Brexit, says Prince Andrew

Prince Andrew, the second son of Queen Elizabeth, said on Wednesday he saw no reason why British businesses could not survive Brexit and the recent visit of President Donald Trump had shown him the issue would also not effect U.S. relations. The royal family is expected to remain neutral on ...

UK Population Must be Alert to Bitcoin Scams

UK Population Must be Alert to Bitcoin Scams

The rise of Bitcoin was a big news and a shock to the whole world. At its peak, it was valued at around $19,000 for every Bitcoin. The whole rise was interesting because the value was very low during the 2010s, and a lot of people lost faith in the ...

Sajid Javid: ‘odd’ he was not invited to Trump banquet

Sajid Javid: ‘odd’ he was not invited to Trump banquet

Britain's interior minister Sajid Javid, one of the candidates to replace Theresa May as prime minister, said it was odd that he was not invited to a royal banquet with U.S. President Donald Trump earlier this month. Javid, who is of Muslim heritage, was the only senior cabinet minister not ...

Real Estate Investing Strategies You Shouldn’t Ignore

Real Estate Investing Strategies You Shouldn’t Ignore

Real estate stands to be one of the best assets that you can own in your lifetime. As the demand for real estate increases, so does its value, making it an excellent option where you can invest your hard-earned money into. For you to get the best out of your ...

24 Hour Pest Control Services In London By Pest Exterminators

24 Hour Pest Control Services In London By Pest Exterminators

Most pests are tiny but cause a lot of destruction in a home. Examples of house pests include rats, bedbugs, cockroaches, and flies, to mention a few. There are various ways that you can ensure that pests do not invade your homes such as proper sanitation and good maintenance practices. ...

Should you hire an SEO Agency or an SEO Freelancer?

Should you hire an SEO Agency or an SEO Freelancer?

Are you looking for reliable SEO services for your online business? When you are searching for the best SEO services out there, you are provided with the option of choosing between hiring an SEO agency or going for services from a professional SEO freelancer. However, which is the right choice? ...

Tips  to help you find a better LMS

Tips to help you find a better LMS

Okay. So, you’ve finally decided to replace your old LMS system with a new one. Newer Learning Management Systems (LMS) keep entering the market. Every second day, you’ll be able to find an innovative LMS. Companies keep churning out Elearning systems that are both user friendly and cost effective. The ...