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British Petroleum says EV charging to become profitable soon

LONDON, England: Oil giant British Petroleum (BP) has said that the use of its pulse electric vehicle chargers is "on ...

Amazon UK says it will accept Visa credit cards for purchases

LONDON, England: In a statement on January 17, Amazon UK said it has canceled plans to stop accepting Visa credit ...

Japanese stock markets records major falls

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday. The biggest move was the Japanese market which saw ...

UK imports to Ireland fell, trade with N. Ireland up due to Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland: Since Brexit went into effect in 2020, Ireland has witnessed a 20 percent decline in goods exported from ...

At 3.45%, mortgage rates highest in US since pandemic struck

WASHINGTON D.C.: According to a closely watched survey, U.S. mortgage rates have reached levels not seen since March 2020. In ...

U.S. stocks shatter, Nasdaq loses 387 points

NEW YORK, New York - A major rise in U.S. Treasury yields and a sell-off of financial stocks rocked Wall ...

Wild boar found with swine fever in Italy, could close pork industry

PIEDMONT, Italy: Earlier this month, a case of African swine fever, which can be deadly to pigs but harmless to ...

During lockdown, free flowers handed out to mark Tulip Day

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: As stores in Amsterdam and across the Netherlands cautiously reopened after a COVID-19 lockdown, thousands of free bunches ...

Mixed movements on Asian stock markets, greenback gains

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Tuesday in light trading. The U.S. dollar continued to correct ...

French ski season saved due to change in Covid rules for foreigners

PARIS, France: After Paris changed its travel restrictions, announcing that UK travellers would only need to present a negative Covid-19 ...

UK, India begin talks to expand trade

NEW DELHI, India: The first day of talks between the UK and India on a potential free trade agreement took ...

At auction, $3.3 million paid for single page of Spiderman comic

DALLAS, Texas: The original drawings of a single comic book page from a 1984 issue of Spiderman has sold for ...

Nikkei 225 advances more than two hundred points, Hang Seng slips

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly higher Monday, although the Hang Seng in Hong Kong lagged.The U.S. ...

Seeking money for programming, Netflix raises monthly price to $15.49

LOS ANGELES, California: Netflix has raised its monthly subscription price from $13.99 to $15.49 per month in the United States. ...

British energy company scolded by customers after sending warm socks

LONDON, England: The large British energy firm E.ON Next has delivered an apology after sending warm socks to 30,000 customers ...

French government's Covid policies cause teachers to strike

PARIS, France: French teachers have begun a nationwide strike organized by teachers unions to protest against class disruptions caused by ...

Delta Airlines reports $408 million quarterly loss due to Covid

ATLANTA, Georgia: With a business slowdown caused by a COVID-19 surge in December, Delta Air Lines lost $408 million in ...

Outpacing industry, TSMC set for huge chip manufacturing expansion

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Chip manufacturer Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), a supplier of Apple, Qualcomm and other major tech companies, has ...

NYC Mandarin Oriental Hotel bought by Indian billionaire Ambani

NEW YORK CITY, New Your: Mukesh Ambani, India's wealthiest person, has gained a controlling stake in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel ...

At $100 billion valuation, Ford races past General Motors

DETROIT, Michigan: The market value of Ford Motor Company has reached over $100 billion for the first time, as more ...

Proposal claims insulation could save UK households 500 pounds a year

LONDON, England: According to the Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Group (EEIG), made up of business organizations and charities, improved insulation could ...

Biden: 'Not There Yet' on Easing of Tariffs on Chinese Goods

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden on Wednesday said that it was too soon to make commitments on lifting U.S. tariffs ...

Biden Confirms Harris Would be Running Mate in 2024

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden said on Wednesday that Vice President Kamala Harris would be his running mate in ...

Bill Gates warns of worse pandemics in future

The billionaire calls for massive government investments to prepare for potential outbreaks that could be deadlier than Covid-19Software magnate Bill ...

American Express extends Tour event sponsorship through 2028

American Express extended its title sponsorship of The American Express golf tournament through 2028, the PGA Tour announced Wednesday. The ...

UK's central bank under pressure as inflation soars to 30-year high

© Provided by Xinhua Upward pressure on CPI inflation is not expected to dissipate anytime soon. "We've not seen the ...

The American Express: Preview, Odds Best Bets

The PGA Tour's "West Coast Swing" gets underway with The American Express, which begins Thursday in La Quinta, Calif. After ...

Why upsetting China to keep Washington happy is a bad idea

One of the more interesting aspects of 2021 was how some countries in Eastern Europe readily turned against China and ...

Delhi govt to offer interest subvention of 5pc on EVs, buyers to get additional relief of Rs 25,000

New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): The Delhi government on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Convergence Energy ...

India cancels 8 flights due to 5G rollout in US, aviation regulator closely monitoring situation

By Ashoke RajNew Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): After the rollout of 5G wireless networks in the United States, India ...

5G rollout in US downscaled over flight safety concerns

US mobile networks yield to pressure from airlines after they suspend flightsWednesday's rollout of a next-generation high-speed internet service in ...

Russia continues US debt dump-a-thon

Once a major holder of US Treasuries, Moscow started the sell-off of American government-issued securities in 2017The Russian central bank ...

Orange juice prices go bananas

The US orange crop is on course to be the smallest since the 1940s, which could lead to skyrocketing orange ...

BharatPe co-founder and MD Ashneer Grover goes on long leave after viral abuse video

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 19 (ANI): Ashneer Grover, Co-founder and Managing Director of fintech firm BharatPe, has gone on a ...

What will Microsoft do with Activision Blizzard

The biggest deal in gaming industry must be followed up with a thorough cleansing to purge the bad baggage of ...

Sensex slumps 656 points, Nifty down 174 points on weak global cues

Mumbai [India], January 19 (ANI): The Indian equities markets' key indices tumbled for the second consecutive day on Wednesday due ...

Smart City Living Lab at IIITH announces winners of Water Challenge

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], January 19 (ANI/PR Newswire): Smart City Living Lab at IIITH, in collaboration with the Government of Telangana ...

Hong Kong activist Leung released from prison after 6 years

Hong Kong, January 19 (ANI): Hong Kong independence activist Edward Leung has been released from prison on Lantau Island, after ...

Power Finance Corporation, REC Limited cut lending rates by 0.40 per cent

New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): The government-run Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs), Power Finance Corporation and REC Limited, have reduced ...

Canum Infotech brings proven tools and methods for a reliable and resilient digital ecosystem

New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI/ATK): Canum Infotech, an IT Company that designs, code and builds Full stack secure digital ...

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U.S. stocks crumble again, dollar edges down

NEW YORK, New York - In the face of looming interest rate hikes, U.S. stock markets continued to shed weight ...

British Petroleum says EV charging to become profitable soon

LONDON, England: Oil giant British Petroleum (BP) has said that the use of its pulse electric vehicle chargers is "on ...

Amazon UK says it will accept Visa credit cards for purchases

LONDON, England: In a statement on January 17, Amazon UK said it has canceled plans to stop accepting Visa credit ...

Japanese stock markets records major falls

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday. The biggest move was the Japanese market which saw ...

UK imports to Ireland fell, trade with N. Ireland up due to Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland: Since Brexit went into effect in 2020, Ireland has witnessed a 20 percent decline in goods exported from ...

At 3.45%, mortgage rates highest in US since pandemic struck

WASHINGTON D.C.: According to a closely watched survey, U.S. mortgage rates have reached levels not seen since March 2020. In ...

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