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Canada confident EU-Canada trade deal will be ratified

It still needs to be rubber-stamped individually by member states, but there is no particular deadline to do so. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, i...


McDonald’s to replace plastic straws with paper ones in United Kingdom and Ireland

The announcement comes after the fast food chain said in March that it would remove plastic straws, of which it uses around 1.8 million every day in Britain. ...


Eurozone stimulus program to end after Dec

The stronger-than-expected retail sales data "smashed expectations", Cote said . The dollar edged up 0.1 percent to 110.720 yen after rising 0.25 percent t...


Fire in Cargo of WestJet Fight, Lands Safely

The crew declared an emergency and the plane returned to Calgary where it touched down safely. "Guests were rebooked onto a new flight within the hour", Morga...


Asda cutting cost of petrol and diesel

After hitting an all-time high of Rs 78.43 a litre for petrol and Rs 69.31 for diesel on May 29, rates have been cut on 14 occasions thereafter as global oil ...


Unilever says it's unlikely to remain in the FTSE

Speaking at a conference on Thursday hosted by Deutsche Bank, Chief Financial Officer Graeme Pitkethly said that after deep engagement with FTSE Russell, the co...


Pimlico Plumbers loses employment rights case in landmark legal battle

The Supreme Court unanimously dismisses the appeal. Gary Smith had been a VAT-registered and self-employed taxpayer, but it was ruled that he was entitled...


Boy killed, mother and brother critical after Denver shooting

Jeremy Webster of Colorado Springs was officially booked into the Adams County Jail at 1:39 a.m., more than 10 hours after the shooting, said Cheri Spottke, Wes...


Hong Kong consortium makes $9.8bn bid for Australia's APA

According to ABC News, the CK Infrastructure bid will certainly attract the attention of the competition authorities given its stake in Envestra, as well as its...


South Australia unemployment figures fall to third lowest in Australia

Over the year to May, the unemployment rate declined 0.2 per cent, while the underemployment rate also fell by 0.2 per cent over the year to 8.5 per cent. "As...


London house prices continue to fall as capital sees UK's sharpest drop

Sales increased in the West and East Midlands, Scotland and Northern Ireland, but were either flat or negative across the rest of the UK. The Land Registry re...


Rolls-Royce to axe 4600 jobs in major restructuring

East said the job cuts were not linked to the engine problem. East said making the business "more streamlined" with " pace and simplicity at its heart" would...


1 deputy killed, 1 critical in shooting in Kansas, sheriff says

The shooting is under investigation. An inmate overpowered two sheriff's deputies while being transported to a Kansas City courthouse on Friday, resulting in ...


Trump imposes tariffs on Chinese goods

America's trade in goods with China topped $635 billion in 2017, according to the U.S. Census Bureau . Indeed, the numbers appear identical. In a statemen...


Facebook is tracking you in ways you never knew

As revealed by Reuters , the new rules are due to come into force from July 2. The company also admitted to collecting information about users' reported gend...


Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes charged with fraud

The two face up to 20 years in jail, plus a maximum fine of about $2.75 million each. The defendants allegedly represented to investors that Theranos had a pr...


American Airlines cancels hundreds of flights due to technical issue

An American Airlines plane takes off from Los Angeles International airport in Los Angeles, March 28, 2018. "We never want to disrupt our customers' travel ...


Kellogg's recalls Honey Smacks cereal after nationwide salmonella outbreak

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration said it worked with the company after preliminary evidence showed the cereal was linked to more than 70 illnesses, includi...


McDonalds menu change: Chain announces paper straws amid McDelivery

The announcement follows news that the government is planning to ban the sale of plastic straws, drinks stirrers and cotton buds from sale in England . "The [B...


UK pub chain snubs Champagne, Prosecco ahead of Brexit

Mr Martin called the EU customs union "a protectionist system which is widely misunderstood". Alcohol-free Adnams Ghost Ship will replace Erdinger alcohol fre...