Sunday, July 22, 2018
The EU has condemned US plans for tough tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, saying they jeopardise European jobs. EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom set out plans to retaliate against the proposed US tariffs. These include higher import duties on bourbon,...
Global stocks slip back into the red as new Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell hints at four interest rate rises in the US this year. FTSE 100 dips 0.4pc; ITV falls to the bottom of the index after profits knocked...
Online sales were 23% higher in the three months to December. However, that was less than half the growth recorded in the previous quarter and lower than in the same period of 2016. Shares in the world's largest retailer fell just...
The City of London is a sprawling beast. Yet when politicians and analysts talk about it, they tend to focus mainly on a narrow slice of it all – the banks. The  issue  of bank passporting has been pored...

Detroit-Windsor crossing

For Matt Marchand, the border between Canada and America never meant that much. Born and raised in Windsor, Canada’s most southern city, the lights of Detroit could be seen just across the river. Despite the two cities being in different countries and separated by half...

Surrey top UK homes

More than 768,000 people have been made property millionaires thanks to the soaring value of Britain's bricks and mortar. New analysis shows there has been a 22.95pc increase in owners of homes worth £1m or more since August 2016, when there were 625,077 millionaire homeowners compared...

New flavours for Oreo

Chocolate hazelnut-filled Oreos are going to be released in the US this year. Although Oreo isn’t officially collaborating with Nutella on the new flavour, the delicious new filling is sure to excite chocoholics everywhere. However, now it’s official. According to PopSugar,...

Bitcoin leaves a mark

Bitcoin’s roughly 70% selloff from the December peak to recent lows has weighed heavily on so-called altcoins and especially the newer tokens created via initial coin offerings. Throughout 2017, the price rallies in bitcoin and the smaller digital currency ethereum helped...
BP has unveiled the clearest sign yet that the oil major is  emerging from the gloom of the Deepwater horizon disaster and the global market downturn, with a $6.2bn (£4.4bn) profit boom for 2017. The FTSE 100 energy giant’s better...
The biggest bank from Britain has become the first to announce a ban on customers using credit cards to buy Bitcoin amid fears they could run up huge losses. Lloyds Banking Group will on Monday tell its 9 million credit card...

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