Saturday, August 18, 2018

Toronto shooting

A gunman has opened fire on a busy avenue in Toronto, killing a young woman and injuring 13 other people, one of them critically, police say. The victim critically injured in the Canadian city's Greektown district is a girl of...
Hong Kong's currency regime is coming under mounting strain as the US Federal Reserve steps up the pace of monetary tightening, threatening to set off an unpredictable chain of events in the world’s most over-stretched financial system. The enclave’s US dollar peg...
The plane, operated by US-Bangla, a Bangladeshi airline, veered off the runway while landing on Monday afternoon, causing a blaze that firefighters have been tackling. About 67 passengers were thought to be on board, officials told the BBC. The number...
Falling share prices this year have driven up dividend yields, resulting in a number of attractive stocks that offer yields of 7pc or more and have the money to keep on making payments. A company’s dividend yield is usually an...
Student survivors of the deadly Florida school shooting who hope to become the face of a revived gun control movement are on a potential collision course with President Donald Trump. Several of the students have criticized the president, whose election...
Leaders of Italy’s triumphant conservative alliance have called for a radical change in the EU’s negotiating stance over Brexit, describing threats to restrict trade and punish Britain as ideological idiocy. “Great Britain is a friendly country with a long tradition...
Donald Trump has warned Theresa May that a soft Brexit will “kill” the chance of a trade deal with the US, in comments that hugely undermine her attempts to win support for her Chequers deal. On the first day of...

Trump-Putin summit

US President Donald Trump will meet Russia's Vladimir Putin later on Monday, ending a tumultuous European tour in which he criticised his allies. Mr Trump said he had "low expectations" ahead of the talks in the Finnish capital, Helsinki, but...
Boris Johnson has warned Moscow not to underestimate Britain's outrage over the use of nerve agent on UK soil, as he failed to rule out launching cyber attacks against Moscow. The Foreign Secretary welcomed international support after France, Germany and US Secretary of State...
he Government is aiming to make the UK an artificial intelligence (AI) research "hotspot" under a new investment drive. Around 1,000 government-funded AI PhDs will be created and private firms will invest £300 million in the sector. Under a deal announced by Business...

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