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Grenfell: Gove calls for insurance probe as costs soar
Grenfell: Gove calls for insurance probe as costs soar

Housing secretary says the market is failing leaseholders as premiums rise after the Grenfell tragedy.

Bihar railways exam violence:
Bihar railways exam violence: 'We are graduates, we are hungry'

This week's violent protests shine a harsh spotlight on the worsening jobs crisis.

Philippines lifts ban on foreign tourists as outbreak eases
Philippines lifts ban on foreign tourists as outbreak eases
  • US
  • 2022-01-28 09:39:09Z

The Philippines will lift a ban on the entry of foreign tourists and businesspeople next month after nearly two years, in a move to revive the battered...

Google Play Store
Google Play Store's new 'Offers' tab highlights deals on apps, movies and more

Google has launched an Offers tab for the Play Store featuring deals on apps, games, movies, books and other purchases.

Kellyanne Conway Promotes New Memoir And Everyone Makes The Same Damning Point
Kellyanne Conway Promotes New Memoir And Everyone Makes The Same Damning Point

"Oooh. Taking a shot at fiction, I see," one critic on Twitter mocked the former Trump White House counselor.

Xi Jinping's iron grip on power brings new form of corruption, China experts tell US congressional advisory panel
  • World
  • 2022-01-28 09:30:00Z

Chinese leader Xi Jinping's tightening grip on power over the last decade has created a new form of corruption in his country's government as officials...

Pets in China to feast on dim sum and seafood as families gather for Lunar New Year
Pets in China to feast on dim sum and seafood as families gather for Lunar New Year's Eve dinner

Wang Jianing never cares about the price tag when it comes to spending on her cat - a Russian blue named Doudou - and two dogs - a toy poodle and Maltese...

AutoStore wins latest battle in
AutoStore wins latest battle in 'robot war' with Ocado
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  • 2022-01-28 09:23:51Z

A German court has halted proceedings against warehouse robot maker AutoStore in the company's latest patent row with British rival Ocado Group, the...

UPDATE 1-China agrees to Xinjiang visit by U.N. rights chief after Olympics -paper
  • World
  • 2022-01-28 09:20:19Z

China has agreed that the U.N. human rights chief can visit Xinjiang after the Beijing Olympics, the South China Morning Post said, citing unidentified...

West African nations mull  response to Burkina Faso coup
West African nations mull response to Burkina Faso coup

West African heads of state were set to gather on Friday to decide a response to this week's coup in Burkina Faso, as the military junta there called for...

Feds Probe Testing Company With Pop-Up Sites Across Suburbs
Feds Probe Testing Company With Pop-Up Sites Across Suburbs

Several customers Northshore Clinical Labs and O'Hare Clinical Labs sites say they never received results or waited weeks for results.

Is it time to forgive Sundiata Acoli, the man who killed a NJ state trooper in 1973? | Kelly
Is it time to forgive Sundiata Acoli, the man who killed a NJ state trooper in 1973? | Kelly
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  • 2022-01-28 09:00:13Z

Can we ever forgive a man who killed a New Jersey state trooper nearly a half-century ago in one of the state's most notorious murders?

Coming this summer: A chance to name one of Chicago
Coming this summer: A chance to name one of Chicago's snowplows

CHICAGO -- Snow-prah Winfrey, Bill-izzard Murray or Salt Capone could be coming to a snowbound Chicago street near you next winter. The city's Department of ...

My young child tested positive for COVID-19. The rest of the family remained negative. Now what?

CHICAGO -- As the omicron variant spread in Chicago, area hospitals saw more children testing positive for COVID-19 and hospitalized. Some were there because...

Investors Turn to Europe as Safer Bet in Global Equity Rout
Investors Turn to Europe as Safer Bet in Global Equity Rout

(Bloomberg) -- When Goldman Sachs Group Inc. surveyed the audience at its annual global strategy conference this month about which stocks will be this year's...

Top SoftBank exec quits after reported clash over compensation
Top SoftBank exec quits after reported clash over compensation

Japanese investment giant SoftBank Group said Friday its chief operating officer Marcelo Claure is leaving the company, following reports that his demands...

Europe
Europe's tech stocks set for biggest monthly drop in more than 13 years

European technology stocks fell on Friday and was on track for its biggest monthly drop since the 2008 global financial crisis as investors sold growth...

Spanish Economy Grew 2% in Fourth Quarter, Beating Estimates
Spanish Economy Grew 2% in Fourth Quarter, Beating Estimates

(Bloomberg) -- Sign up for the New Economy Daily newsletter, follow us @economics and subscribe to our podcast.Most Read from BloombergApple to Rival Square ...

Macron to speak to Putin, seek clarity over Ukraine, France says
Macron to speak to Putin, seek clarity over Ukraine, France says

French President Emmanuel Macron will try to assess whether Russian President Vladimir Putin wants "consultations or confrontation" over Ukraine when they...

Iraqi officials: At least 3 rockets hit near Baghdad airport
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  • 2022-01-28 08:49:36Z

At least three rockets struck near Baghdad's international airport and an adjacent military base that hosts U.S. and other coalition advisors on Friday...

War only possible if Belarus or Russia attacked, says Lukashenko
War only possible if Belarus or Russia attacked, says Lukashenko

Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko said on Friday that Minsk had absolutely no interest in a war and that conflict would only break out if Belarus or its...

China home builders, suppliers issue spate of profit warnings as Evergrande woes bite
China home builders, suppliers issue spate of profit warnings as Evergrande woes bite

A growing number of Chinese construction and decoration companies are writing off assets or issuing profit warnings as debt woes at China Evergrande Group...

Lunar New Year flowers in flames as Hong Kong farmer burns unsold stock
Lunar New Year flowers in flames as Hong Kong farmer burns unsold stock

Flower farmer Leung Yat-shen has burned thousands of flowers he cannot sell this year as Hong Kong's stringent measures against the Omicron variant of...

Wall Street
Wall Street's Big Bet on Chinese Markets Is Going All Wrong

(Bloomberg) -- The bar for China's financial markets to do better this year was so low, virtually everyone on Wall Street was saying the country's stocks and...

Renault to produce new Alpine model at Dieppe site
Renault to produce new Alpine model at Dieppe site
  • US
  • 2022-01-28 08:34:18Z

French carmaker Renault will produce the new electric model of its Alpine brand at its Dieppe site in northern France, Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard said on...

China Fintech PingPong Weighing $1 Billion Hong Kong IPO, Sources Say
China Fintech PingPong Weighing $1 Billion Hong Kong IPO, Sources Say

(Bloomberg) -- Chinese fintech startup PingPong is considering an initial public offering in Hong Kong to raise as much as $1 billion, people with knowledge ...

Fall River police chief fires patrol officer who admitted to filing false reports
Fall River police chief fires patrol officer who admitted to filing false reports
  • US
  • 2022-01-28 08:33:02Z

A Fall River police officer has been fired, one of two officers who filed false police reports to protect fellow officer Michael Pessoa.

Paris Wants to Become the Mayfair of Europe for Hedge Funds
Paris Wants to Become the Mayfair of Europe for Hedge Funds

(Bloomberg) -- Back in 2016, trying to get an ambitious young financier to choose France over Britain was an often hopeless task. Most Read from...

FCC Adds China Unicom to List of Chinese Telecoms Banned in U.S. on Espionage Fears
FCC Adds China Unicom to List of Chinese Telecoms Banned in U.S. on Espionage Fears

(Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission ejected China Unicom Hong Kong Ltd. from the U.S. market, adding to the tally of Chinese...

Italy is probing a job ad for female receptionists that asks applicants to submit their swimsuit photos
Italy is probing a job ad for female receptionists that asks applicants to submit their swimsuit photos

Italian officials blasted the advertisement, saying it was not only sexist but also offered an "absurdly" low salary - $5.80 an hour.

Google to invest $1 bn in India
Google to invest $1 bn in India's number two mobile operator

Google will invest up to $1 billion in India's second-largest mobile operator, Airtel, the companies said Friday, as the Android-maker looks to bolster its...

Estimating The Fair Value Of Tracsis plc (LON:TRCS)
Estimating The Fair Value Of Tracsis plc (LON:TRCS)

Does the January share price for Tracsis plc ( LON:TRCS ) reflect what it's really worth? Today, we will estimate the...

AirAsia renamed Capital A to show it
AirAsia renamed Capital A to show it's more than an airline
  • US
  • 2022-01-28 08:13:27Z

Malaysia's AirAsia Group said Friday it has changed the name of its listed holding company to Capital A to reflect the diversity of its business portfolio as...

Russian authorities draw up
Russian authorities draw up 'road map' to regulate cryptocurrencies -document
  • US
  • 2022-01-28 08:13:08Z

Russian authorities have drawn up a 'road map' that envisages restrictions on cryptocurrencies but not a complete ban as advocated by the central bank, a...

More Nigerians take up COVID shots after expired doses destroyed
More Nigerians take up COVID shots after expired doses destroyed
  • US
  • 2022-01-28 08:10:25Z

Abubakar Yusuf, an informal Nigerian trader, said he was scared to get a COVID-19 shot after hearing the country had stocks of expired vaccines. Nigeria's...

Australia pledges $704 million to save Great Barrier Reef
Australia pledges $704 million to save Great Barrier Reef
  • US
  • 2022-01-28 08:08:23Z

The Australian government on Friday pledged to spend another 1 billion Australian dollars ($704 million) over nine years on improving the health of the Great...

Six rockets target Baghdad airport, damaging plane: sources
Six rockets target Baghdad airport, damaging plane: sources
  • World
  • 2022-01-28 07:49:31Z

Six rockets were fired Friday at the Iraqi capital's airport, causing damage but no casualties, security sources said, the latest in a string of attacks the ...

Germany: Brexit pushed exports to UK down 2.5% last year
  • US
  • 2022-01-28 07:47:14Z

German exports to the U.K. dropped another 2.5% last year, the first full year of Brexit, following a huge decline in 2020 in the first stage of the...

China issues draft rules for fakes in cyberspace
China issues draft rules for fakes in cyberspace
  • US
  • 2022-01-28 07:45:52Z

The rules are aimed at further regulating technologies such as those using algorithms to generate and modify text, audio, images and videos, according to...

Japan to watch WHO probe of director
Japan to watch WHO probe of director's alleged racism, abuse
  • World
  • 2022-01-28 07:41:44Z

Japan's government said Friday it will watch the World Health Organization's investigation into staff complaints over racism and abuse by a top Japanese...

UK outsourcer Capita to sell IT services firm Trustmarque for $149 million
UK outsourcer Capita to sell IT services firm Trustmarque for $149 million
  • US
  • 2022-01-28 07:32:40Z

The cash-free, debt-free deal comes against the backdrop of the outsourcer's recovery plan unveiled last March to focus on its key divisions of Capita Public...

Old grievances haunt Portugal
Old grievances haunt Portugal's vote: low pay, stagnation
  • US
  • 2022-01-28 07:32:08Z

Filipe Orfao, a 37-year-old emergency room nurse in Lisbon, voices grievances that have long been heard in Portugal. The familiar gripes include a tradition...

Colorado governor criticized by 2 district attorneys for intervening in trucker
Colorado governor criticized by 2 district attorneys for intervening in trucker's sentencing
  • US
  • 2022-01-28 07:27:24Z

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis faced criticism from two district attorneys in the state - a Democrat and a Republican - who said his steep commutation of a truck ...

9 officers shoot man with box cutter, shiny object on Tennessee interstate, police say
9 officers shoot man with box cutter, shiny object on Tennessee interstate, police say
  • US
  • 2022-01-28 07:20:07Z

A man died after nine officers opened fire on him on a Tennessee interstate Thursday when he removed what police described as a "shiny cylindrical object...

Google to invest $1 billion to push India
Google to invest $1 billion to push India's digitalization
  • US
  • 2022-01-28 07:04:41Z

Google will invest up to $1 billion in partnership with India's Airtel to provide affordable access to smartphones to over a billion Indians and speed up use...

S. Korea plans to add small clinics as omicron fuels surge
S. Korea plans to add small clinics as omicron fuels surge
  • US
  • 2022-01-28 07:03:04Z

South Korea plans to add hundreds of small neighborhood hospitals and clinics to treat the thousands more people expected to get COVID-19 during a developing...

Apple sales soar despite supply constraints
Apple sales soar despite supply constraints

The iPhone giant's revenue jumped to a record over the Christmas quarter, sending shares up.

Delhi lifts weekend curfew, reopens restaurants as India COVID cases drop
Delhi lifts weekend curfew, reopens restaurants as India COVID cases drop
  • US
  • 2022-01-28 06:57:00Z

India's capital Delhi lifted a weekend curfew and allowed restaurants and marketplaces to reopen on Friday, following a sharp drop in new infections of COVID...

What you need to know about the coronavirus right now
What you need to know about the coronavirus right now
  • US
  • 2022-01-28 06:43:55Z

With thousands of people locked down in tiny apartments, government quarantine centres filling up and many businesses shuttered, Hong Kong is scrambling to...

UniCredit beats 2021 guidance, renews insurance accords with Allianz
UniCredit beats 2021 guidance, renews insurance accords with Allianz

MILAN (Reuters) -Italy's UniCredit on Friday reported better-than-expected full-year revenues and underlying profit, despite one-off hits under a new...

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