Economy

by | June 11, 2017 | 22:22

Pressure is growing for Boris Johnson to challenge Theresa May to stand down. In another sign of the dangers facing Mrs May, Sunday papers reported that Boris Johnson was either being encouraged to make a leadership bid in an effort to oust her, or actually preparing one - a claim dismissed as "tripe" by the Foreign Secretary.

by | June 11, 2017 | 21:59

After winning the toss, Virat Kohli said that teams generally like chasing and that bowling first gives us a chance to do what we need to do when we come out to bat. Fortunately for Kohli, India were able to feast on a South Africa team bereft of confidence after a lacklustre midweek loss to Pakistan . It was the 29th over when Ravindra Jadeja had the ball to deliver while Faf du Plessis had the strike.

by | June 11, 2017 | 22:17

For its part, Qatar issued an overnight statement saying residents living in the country from those nations that severed ties would have "complete freedom" to stay despite the "hostile and tendentious campaigns" now targeting it. Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have cut diplomatic ties on Monday and are trying to blockade Qatar by air and sea. Qatar has denied it backs terrorists and accuses the Saudis of seeking to dominate their smaller neighbours.

by | June 11, 2017 | 21:56

May, who went into the election with a reputation for quiet competence, was criticized for a lackluster campaigning style and for a plan to force elderly people to pay more for their care, a proposal her opponents dubbed the "dementia tax".

by | June 11, 2017 | 21:26

Uber recently hired Frances Frei, a Harvard Business School professor considered to be a thought leader on organizational change, to take over as its SVP of leadership and strategy. The board is also expected to discuss sweeping changes to the company's management structure in response to an internal sexual harassment probe, the news agency reported, citing an unidentified source familiar with the situation.

by | June 11, 2017 | 21:55

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by | June 11, 2017 | 20:07

That means the DUP will back the government on key votes, but it's not a coalition government or a broader pact. "Discussions will continue next week to work on the details and to reach agreement on arrangements for the new parliament", it said.

by | June 11, 2017 | 20:06

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by | June 11, 2017 | 19:51

Throughout a almost three-year downturn, American oil companies have driven down the cost of advanced drilling methods, allowing them to pump profitably, even with U.S. In its May STEO, the EIA forecasted global consumption of petroleum and other liquids at 98.3 million barrels per day in 2017 and at 99.93 million barrels per day in 2018.

by | June 11, 2017 | 20:30

The 48 injured included people from France, Spain, Australia and New Zealand. After his payment was declined, Butt and his two accomplices rented a smaller van that they used to plow into crowds before they leapt from the vehicle and went on a stabbing rampage in an attack that left eight people dead and almost 50 people injured.

by | June 11, 2017 | 19:55

She put on a courageous face, refusing to show any contrition for the election gamble that spectacularly backfired, but observers say she has been deeply wounded. The archconservative DUP party's staunch opposition to gay marriage and abortion have kicked up controversy among Tory members and supporters. Elmar Brok, a German conservative and the European Parliament's top Brexit expert, told the Ruhr Nachrichten newspaper that the two-year talks would now be more complicated.

by | June 11, 2017 | 19:09

The FTSE has opened positively this morning following the hung parliament result from the UK General Election. Against the euro , the pound was down 2% at 1.1344. Some banks have said a high-spending Labour government could spur economic growth and cause the Bank of England to raise interest rates more quickly.

by | June 11, 2017 | 19:02

Butt and his aides Moroccan-origin Rachid Redouane and Moroccon-Italian Yousef Zaghba rammed a high-speed van into pedestrians on London Bridge before stabbing revellers at the nearby Borough Market, killing eight people before being shot dead by armed police officers last week.

by | June 11, 2017 | 20:32

On June 5, the countries cut diplomatic ties to Qatar and ordered all Qataris out within 14 days. "No more funding", Trump said . Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani was in Moscow today after talks in Germany yesterday.

by | June 11, 2017 | 19:42

Regarding his own form, the 33-year-old - who has scored 24 ODI centuries - admits he had not scored enough runs in this tournament but added: "I'm still in good form, still hitting the ball well and it's just a matter of going out there and doing it".

by | June 11, 2017 | 19:13

After confirming on Friday that her top five ministers would keep their jobs, including finance minister Philip Hammond, May is expected to continue to appoint the government that will take on one of the most demanding negotiations in British history.

by | June 11, 2017 | 20:09

It said the list shows that Qatar "announces fighting terrorism on one hand and finances and supports and hosts different terrorist organisations on the other hand". During his first foreign trip as president last month, Trump attended a meeting of regional leaders in Riyadh , where he secured a commitment to crack down on support for extremist groups.

by | June 11, 2017 | 19:04

But that would be a recipe for instability and unpredictability. Arlene Foster, the leader of the Democratic Unionist Party , was badly burned in the "cash for ash" scandal surrounding a renewable heat subsidy scheme that she oversaw. All else being equal, competent governments will wait longer before going to the electorate, whereas insecure leaders will try to capitalise on their popularity when they have it.

by | June 11, 2017 | 18:44

The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Trump told Macron he is under "heavy" pressure back in the U.S. on the climate accord and that "a lot of people in my country are against this agreement", according to this official.

by | June 11, 2017 | 19:49

While always striving for the "best deal" for Northern Ireland and its people, Foster said her party would always have the best interests of the United Kingdom at heart. The party said Saturday that Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill have quit. "I will now form a government", May said in a speech outside her official residence at No.

by | June 11, 2017 | 19:04

The FAA spends almost $10 billion a year on air traffic control, paid for largely through passenger user fees, and has spent more than $7.5 billion on next-generation air traffic control reforms in recent years. President Donald Trump's proposal to privatize the system is just a part of a plan to rebuild America's infrastructure, including airports located around the country.

by | June 11, 2017 | 19:08

The officer, who has not been named, said: "Like every police officer who responded, I was simply doing my job". One of the attackers, Khuram Shazad Butt, had appeared in a documentary " The Jihadis Next Door " and was known to investigators but police said he was not believed to be plotting an attack.

by | June 11, 2017 | 17:11

Senator John McCain says staying up late to watch a baseball game was the reason behind his confused and often meandering questioning of former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey . "They are trying to close their eyes to the investigation". Comey notably said that the agency does not care "whose ox will be gored by this action or that action, whose fortunes will be helped by this or that".

by | June 11, 2017 | 17:30

I was trying to get a good contact on it and side-footed into the net", he told ITV . "I might look back, at the moment that would have been the best one because of the difference of players and the standard we play - it's the biggest gap I've seen".

by | June 11, 2017 | 18:32

About 436,728 shares traded. It is down 13.35% since June 9, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 54.17% the S&P500. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.17 in 2016 Q4. The latest broker reports which are now outstanding on Friday 9th of June state 7 analysts have a rating of "strong buy", 0 analysts "buy", 6 analysts "neutral", 1 analysts "sell" and 9 analysts "strong sell".

by | June 11, 2017 | 17:36

U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude CLc1 was down $1.30, or 2.6 percent, at $48.36 per barrel, after falling as low as $47.73. Brent crude oil eased by 3 cents to $50.73 a barrel by 1327 GMT, while USA light crude gained 14 cents to $48.46.

by | June 11, 2017 | 17:21

Speaking to reporters after Hamilton's 65th career pole position - equalling Ayrton Senna's total - had put Mercedes at the front of the grid, the four-time champion German was adamant that he can still win the race. Max Verstappen's Red Bull was best among the rest at 1:13.338 even though his vehicle stopped on the track with 17 minutes remaining. "Ayrton inspired me to be where I am today - a big thank you to the Senna family".

by | June 11, 2017 | 17:14

Earlier, Brussels' chief negotiator Michel Barnier has said the talks would begin when Britain was ready, suggesting he would consider a short delay. "The time-frame set by Article 50 of the Treaty leaves us with no time to lose". To keep within the timeframe, the European Union nations "need a draft agreement before end of October next year", to have enough time to push it through their own decision-making process.

by | June 11, 2017 | 18:06

He told the Sunday Mirror on Saturday: "I can still be prime minister". She's now attempting to form a government. That means the DUP will back the government on key votes, but it's not a coalition government or a broader pact. Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron also called for details of the deal to be published, saying: "The actions of this (Conservative) government will have profound implications for the Brexit negotiations and the future of our country".

by | June 11, 2017 | 17:03

The Prime Minister had called for the snap election back in April . We want to do this quickly, respecting the calendar. "As far as the commission is concerned, we can open negotiations tomorrow morning at half-past nine", he said. Tusk said the March 2019 deadline "leaves us with no time to lose". The risk of having no deal worries some in Britain, particularly businesses. "We don't know when Brexit talks start", European Council President Donald Tusk tweeted Friday as the election ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 16:35

Qatar's neighbors have also criticized Qatar for allegedly supporting groups like the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas. Qatar's Sheikh Mohammed says his country has been isolated "because we are successful and progressive", calling his country "a platform for peace not terrorism".

by | June 11, 2017 | 16:44

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn had given the party "confidence" about selling party policies such as public ownership of the railways, she added. By Saturday, there were reports that she might even be ousted as prime minister by her party.

by | June 11, 2017 | 16:14

Spreadbetters had earlier suggested that London's main FTSE 100 stock index could fall as much as one percent on the election result, but the index - which is composed of companies that largely earn in foreign currencies, and which therefore tends to climb when sterling falls - climbed one percent.

by | June 11, 2017 | 14:59

They played well but they didn't score and in the second half we knew that the experienced team of South Africa could be risky and counter us and that was what happened. South Africa who also claimed 3 points are second following their 2-0 unbelievable win against Nigeria away from home, while Seychelles are rock bottom.

by | June 11, 2017 | 16:10

Tillerson says the US will support efforts to mediate the crisis along with Kuwait. He said: "The emir of Qatar has made progress in halting financial support and expelling terrorist elements from his country, but he must do more and he must do it more quickly".