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by | November 27, 2018 | 03:56

Liberal Democrat leader and People's Vote campaigner Sir Vince Cable said: "If anything, the bleak predictions contained in this report are an under-estimate of severe damage our economy will suffer in the future of this deal goes ahead because it takes no account of the draining away of confidence in business and the impact on investors who no longer see the United Kingdom as a gateway to Europe".

by | November 27, 2018 | 02:55

In 2008, the average United Kingdom pub had just five employees; this has risen to eight people per pub by 2018. The figures show that the number of small pubs - those that employ up to nine people - has decreased by 40% between 2001 and 2018 from 38,830 to 22,840, while the number of medium and large pubs (those employing more than nine people) has increased by 17% from 13,670 to 15,975.

by | November 27, 2018 | 02:34

Christmas came early for some lucky cash-grabbers when a malfunctioning ATM started spitting out $100 bills instead of twenties in Texas, according to reports. A line of cars quickly formed, and several arguments and fights among the crowd that gathered at the ATM machine were reported, according to Spring Happenings.

by | November 27, 2018 | 01:30

The last time Microsoft was bigger than Apple by this metric was in mid-2010, according to data compiled by Bloomberg . Microsoft shares rose more than 3 percent as US markets and large cap tech stocks shook off recent losses. Microsoft, which is led by Satya Nadella and works in cloud-computing and other businesses, has lost a relatively modest 6.7 per cent over that period.

by | November 27, 2018 | 02:13

Swiss electronics giant Logitech is presently negotiating a potential acquisition of American audio equipment manufacturer Plantronics, Reuters reports, citing sources familiar with the situation. The company has a market cap of $5.32 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.19, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.98 and a beta of 1.09. Logitech makes accessories in areas such as gaming, music and smart home solutions.

by | November 27, 2018 | 02:03

Starting this week, many businesses in the state will be able to make tax payments on a variety of sales, as well as employee withholding and public utility taxes with Bitcoin. Bitcoin holders in OH have state Treasurer Josh Mandel to thank, who told reporters that he is looking to "plan [t] a flag" for OH in regards to the adoption of cryptocurrency nationwide.

by | November 27, 2018 | 01:23

Others have cautioned patience, urging investors to view the market's prospects in terms of years and decades. Craig Wright, one of the primary supporters of Bitcoin SV, instigated a campaign against Bitcoin Cash (and subsequent rival fork Bitcoin ABC) to claim the legitimacy of the BCH lineage and impose his vision for the future of the currency's blockchain and protocol.

by | November 27, 2018 | 00:44

In a statement , Unifor, the union representing auto workers at the plant, said they have not heard "complete details of the overall announcement" but were told that no cars are set to be assembled at the plant past December 2019. The GM plant in Oshawa is closing. The automaker says they're "accelerating transformation". The restructuring announcement also comes after Canada and the US reached the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, ...

by | November 27, 2018 | 01:10

If you need non-electronics stuff, this Target Cyber Monday sale is the realness. However, that's not the case with everyone! It's possible an item may cost more at Target than Walmart and still be cheaper because you don't have to pay shipping if you don't meet the minimum.

by | November 25, 2018 | 04:52

Small Business Saturday is held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving and was founded in 2010 by the American Express Company to help expose small businesses to potential customers during one of the largest shopping weekends of the year. She pointed to a strong USA economy, high consumer optimism, record unemployment, and an 18-year consumer confidence high as drivers for the predicted boost.

by | November 25, 2018 | 04:35

Tesla's decision comes amid intensifying trade tensions between China and the U.S., which has resulted to further tariffs imposed on USA imports into the country, including automobiles, hitting the electric carmaker which imports all the vehicles it now sells in the market.

by | November 25, 2018 | 03:50

Sydney Airport canceled 76 flights after all but one runway was closed due to the strong winds. The flight delays are on top of an existing headache for the airport after up to 30 arriving flights and 12 departures were cancelled at the domestic terminal on Thursday evening.

by | November 25, 2018 | 03:13

The controversy arose this week after Dolce & Gabbana posted short clips on Instagram showing a woman eating pizza, spaghetti and a cannoli with chopsticks that some deemed culturally insensitive. The company declined to comment. Analysts warned that D&G's apologies may not be enough to prevent a sharp drop in sales in the world's second largest economy.

by | November 25, 2018 | 02:43

In a statement Virgin Atlantic said: "Virgin Atlantic notes the recent media speculation related to Flybe ". The Flybe share price soared by more than 70 per cent today. Virgin Atlantic is believed to be interested in acquiring these "slots" at Heathrow to feed its long-haul routes with passengers from United Kingdom airports, which it failed to profitably achieve with Little Red.

by | November 25, 2018 | 02:31

Skype announced this news on its blog post and noted that its mission has always been to bring people together. If you're not a Prime Member, you get a free trial for 30 days which you can opt put from the subscription without paying any penalties after you've made all your Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals purchases.

by | November 25, 2018 | 02:17

And he's reportedly been upset about Mnuchin's approach regarding trade moves toward China. The WSJ story cited multiple sources who told the outlet that Trump has privately attacked Mnuchin's job performance - even asking, "If he's so good, why is this happening?" due to rising hiccups in the stock market, which the president has continually relied on to suggest the USA economy is doing well under his administration.

by | November 25, 2018 | 02:02

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said it would introduce a cap limiting the price that rent-to-own retailers can charge customers for products such as TVs, microwaves, washing machines and furniture. "A cap will prevent firms charging over the odds for essential everyday items like cookers or washing machines". Sarah Nield, director of financial services risk and regulation at PwC, said: "The FCA's proposed price cap for rent-to-own products is the latest example of the regulator taking ...

by | November 25, 2018 | 02:17

The cuts were led by Asda, which cut the price of petrol by 1p a litre and diesel by 2p a litre. Drivers will pay no more than 118.7ppl on unleaded and 129.7ppl on diesel. RAC fuel spokesman Simon Williams said: "It's great to see drivers benefiting from Black Friday too with this latest price cut at the pumps, which we now need to be followed swiftly by other retailers so the United Kingdom average price comes down".

by | November 25, 2018 | 03:43

Officials said any romaine should be thrown out until further notice. Canadian officials believe that since no positive test results from that level of testing, low levels of contamination are likely. Canadian companies can make their own assessment about whether to continue to sell romaine, Dimitri said Friday. The CDC notes that the outbreak may be linked to a particular type of E- coli bacteria - E coli 0157:H7, which causes a severe diarrhoeal disease.

by | November 24, 2018 | 07:55

In Italy and the United Kingdom, workers protested at several facilities, according to Bloomberg Law. They are breaking bones, being knocked unconscious and being taken away in ambulances. But the request was reportedly denied because strikes are legal in Spain . Amazon defended its workforce record in a statement to Mashable. "We have invested over 27 billion Euro and created over 75,000 permanent jobs across Europe since 2010".

by | November 24, 2018 | 05:59

Officials said any romaine should be thrown out until further notice."Consumers who have any type of romaine lettuce in their home should not eat it and should throw it away, even if some of it was eaten and no one has gotten sick", the CDC wrote in a notice on its website on November 20.

by | November 24, 2018 | 05:07

He sought to shame the company into making payouts to workers who suffered the same disease or who contracted other illnesses after working for the company. "No apology would be enough when considering the deception and humiliation we experienced over the past 11 years, the pain of suffering from occupational diseases, the pain of losing loved ones", Hwang said at a press conference, after formally signing the agreement on behalf of claimants.

by | November 24, 2018 | 05:46

Apple shares fell by almost 4 percent. U.S. -CHINA TRADE: Investors focused on simmering trade tension between Washington and Beijing after the two governments clashed at a weekend conference. Nokia, a big supplier of telecom networks, fell 4 percent, and Ericsson lost 3.5 percent. The slide weighed down tech stocks in general, which have been tumbling over the past month.

by | November 24, 2018 | 05:12

The launch of the original Evoque in 2010 marked the transformation of Jaguar Land Rover after decades in the doldrums. Or creative bankruptcy? Whether it's one thing or the other, there's no getting away from the fact that the all-new Range Rover Evoque looks exactly like the old one, so let's say it now and move on.

by | November 24, 2018 | 04:48

Prime Minister Theresa May will continue the work on Saturday evening when she holds talks in Brussels with Jean-Claude Juncker, head of the EU's executive Commission. Best for Britain champion David Lammy MP said: "This is a huge concession from the prime minister". In Gibraltar , Chief Minister Fabian Picardo was critical of Spain's stance.

by | November 24, 2018 | 04:35

The spectre of back to work legislation is looming as members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers continue their rotating strikes for a fifth week. Canada Post also notes that as early as the end of next week, they might not be able honour pickups and induct items in the GTA due to lack of trailers and space.

by | November 24, 2018 | 02:20

Huawei - one of the world's largest telecommunications equipment and services providers - has been under scrutiny in some countries, including the United States and Australia, over its alleged close links to Beijing. They recouped some losses to trade down 2% around midday, while the firm's Shenzhen shares were down 3%t. On Friday, an index tracking major telecoms firms on the mainland.CSI000994 dropped more than 3%.

by | November 23, 2018 | 23:31

He says some licensed producers have not fulfilled their commitments and most cannabis products are running out. We continue to work with them to fill stock. Officials say most of the remaining supply will go to private retailers and that the online store will still have some product available for people who live in communities that do not have retail outlets.

by | November 23, 2018 | 22:56

However the industry is facing mounting criticism for not doing enough to deal with problem gambling and addiction. Coates, 51, owns a fortune of 5.8 billion pounds along with her family, according to the Sunday Times newspaper. Sports and gaming turnover and operating profit increased year-on-year by 26 per cent to £2.7bn and 33 per cent to £682.2m respectively. While the online gambling sector has ballooned in recent years, it has also come in for increasing criticism over its impact ...

by | November 23, 2018 | 22:39

It was from the 6 June draw and had to be claimed within six months. Added Harold Ehrenberg: "We kept checking the numbers again and again!" Instead, they will be putting the money into a retirement fund. The Louisiana Lottery shared a photo of the Enhrenbergs on Twitter after they claimed their jackpot-winning prize. "I kept waiting for something to go wrong", Harold Ehrenberg said.

by | November 23, 2018 | 23:04

Numerous stores opening Thursday will stay open until the early morning hours before reopening Friday morning. Most drugstore chains such as Walgreens, Rite Aid, Duane Reade, and CVS will have Thanksgiving Day hours for customers. For Publix, it's website says that all stores and pharmacies will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. At Walmart, new "Pay with Me" scanners will be carried by some store employees, allowing you to pay for your items with a credit card or a mobile pay app, regardless ...

by | November 23, 2018 | 23:30

Prizes include LEGO sets, Coach handbags, Nordstrom gift cards and more. Shops preparing to open for Black Friday 2018 on Henry St in Dublin. "Our new stores Ulta and Five below, they're running specials". Charlotte Jackson, from London, come to NY with her mother for Black Friday shopping. The main J.Crew account tweeted about the issue at 10:54 a.m.

by | November 23, 2018 | 21:22

Benchmark Brent crude oil fell $2.31 a barrel, or 3.7 percent, to a low of $60.29, its lowest since November 2017. By 2.45pm GMT, Brent was trading at around $59.80, down 4.47 percent from the open. Russia, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and the United Arab Emirates ramped up production earlier this month amid dropping Venezuelan output and falling prices. Volatility has spiked to its highest since late 2016, as investors have rushed to buy protection against further steep price declines.

by | November 22, 2018 | 04:27

However, India, which is a new market, will not be impacted, the company has clarified. "3,000 new jobs are expected to be created in the next two years in line with its growth plans and transformation", it added. The most affected offices will be those in Malmö, where 220 jobs will be cut, Helsingborg (200) and Älmhult (100), with the remaining 80 job cuts taking place across the country.

by | November 22, 2018 | 02:33

Industry players have disagreed over whether there should be mandatory production cuts to curtail the oversupply of oil on a temporary basis. "As you know, [industry leaders] can't come together and make decisions because the law doesn't allow for that to happen".