Finance

Sterling drops, but FTSE higher after United Kingdom election shock

The FTSE 100 index, whose members make more of their revenue overseas and benefit from a weaker pound, climbed 1 percent. "But given the patchy history of e...


South Africa shock Nigeria in CAN qualifier

Tokelo Rantie's header put South Africa in the lead in the 55th minute before Percy Tau's late goal sealed the win. "Beating Nigeria 2-0 on their home ...


U.S. calls on Arab states to ease Qatar blockade as crisis deepens

Tillerson said the decision of Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Egypt to cut diplomatic and economic relations with the neighboring, e...


Trump ignores secy's call for calm, 'scolds' Qatar

Doha is a major worldwide travel hub, but flagship carrier Qatar Airways now flies increasingly over Iran and Turkey after being blocked elsewhere in the Mid...


Merkel: EU ready for Brexit negotiations

British voters failed to deliver a widely expected parliamentary majority for the Conservative party in Thursday's general election, dealing a major blow to P...


Trump proposes privatizing United States air traffic control system

On Wednesday, Trump will visit Cincinnati for a planned speech on the need to upgrade the system of inland waterways, dams, locks and ports critical for shippin...


General election 2017: Theresa May is a dead woman walking, says Osborne

However, this was dealt an early blow after Downing Street mistakenly announcing a deal had been reached with the Democratic Unionists to prop up Mrs May's mino...


British Pound Falls After Exit Polls Predict Hung Parliament

The market expects a slight moderation to 55.0 from 55.8, however, a better than expected reading could see a further recovery in GBP . The pound against th...


Trump offers support to May after polls setback

European Union leaders expressed fears that May's shock loss of her majority would delay the Brexit talks, which are due to begin next week, and so raise the...


Tony Awards on Sunday take place under 'Hamilton' shadow

Business aside, there are some highly acclaimed productions vying for awards, and prognosticators suggest many toss-ups. Literally held in the space between Jun...


May seeks DUP support to form government

May visited Buckingham Palace at 12.30pm today (9 June), seeking the Queen's permission to remain in office after a hung parliament was confirmed earlier this...


U.S. urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar

They then sought to clean up the president's comments by stressing U.S. -Qatari cooperation remained intact and crediting the country with working hard to stem ...


U.S. tests ICBM interceptor missile amid rising tensions with North Korea

The Sea-Based X-band radar in the Pacific tracked and targeted the launch , as did "multiple sensors", MDA said , which would most likely include the Air Fo...


JEE Advanced Results 2017 to be Released at 10 AM @ www

With the publication of JEE results , the admission process in 23 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will commence from 15th June. Also, the results of...


France's Macron faces test in parliamentary elections

Polls suggest Ms Le Pen's Front National will struggle to win 15 seats, but the far-right leader insisted her party "will be the only opposition force". His yea...


Theresa May to Remain PM Despite Calls to Go

Just after noon on Friday, May was driven the short distance from Downing Street to Buckingham Palace to ask Queen Elizabeth for permission to form a governme...


Sen. Angus King On Heated Exchange With Intelligence Chiefs

Former FBI Director James Comey has testified that President Donald Trump did not ask him to stop his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 USA elec...


British PM fights for survival ahead of Brexit talks

Instead of improving the Conservative hold on the House, she weakened it to the point that it will only take four dissidents from the coalition membership to to...


Macron's party set for huge majority in parliament

Following a landslide defeat of far-right candidate Marine Le Pen , Emmanuel Macron is now France's president-elect, the youngest president in recent history...


Top two aides to British PM May quit

In an indication of the opposition to Mr Timothy and Ms Hill, f ormer minister Anna Soubry called for them to be sacked while Mrs May's former communications ch...


Turkish products hit shelves as blockade remains in Qatar

El-Sissi thanked Trump for his participation in a counter-terrorism summit in Riyadh last May, in which he abandoned some of the harsh anti-Muslim rhetoric of h...


Moderate Republicans Open to Ending Funding for Medicaid Expansion

The healthcare bill, dubbed the American Health Care Act, is created to repeal and replace Obamacare . Susan Collins, R-Maine, Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and D...


UK's May Says She Will Form Gov't, Press Ahead With Brexit

However, if they are to agree to vote with the Tories, the Tories may in turn need to offer concessions in-line with some of the DUP's policies . "What the c...


Trump calls for 'quicker, safer' air-traffic control in bid for privatization

US President Donald Trump announced modernisation of the country's "outdated" air traffic control system to help reduce wait time, increase route efficiency an...


Donald Trump stays mum on Comey testimony… while Donald Jr

They tried to undermine Mr. Comey's credibility by issuing press releases and even ads pointing to a past instance where the Federal Bureau of Investigation h...


Man who opened fire in Moscow eliminated by police

Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev said the incident was being investigated. According to the report, the gunman fired gunshots from a house near Moscow ...


How Europe and other nations reacted to the United Kingdom general election

Later, she said she "obviously wanted a different result" and felt "sorry" for colleagues who lost their seats. She also apologised to her colleagues who had ...


Macron criticizes Russian media for "attempted meddling" in French election

The two leaders later visited some of its exhibits. At the news conference, though, Putin denied attempting to influence the French presidential election, s...


United Kingdom police seek clues from pink knives used in London Bridge attack

He then went on a stabbing spree along with Rachid Redouane , 30, of Moroccan and Libyan descent and Moroccan-Italian Youssef Zaghba , 22, in Borough Market. ...


Euro 2016 spirit can drive Wales to more glory, says Chris Coleman

You go to Austria and come back with a point and it's a disappointing result because we've qualified and been to a semi-final of a tournament. "Some of the lad...


Oil prices drop amid glut concerns, U.S. withdrawal from climate deal

Crude inventories fell 6.4 million barrels (bbl) in the week to May 26, far more than analysts' expectations for a decrease of 2.5 million bbl. But industry d...


Patty Jenkins reveals the setting for Wonder Woman 2

The DC film has also had the most successful opening for a superhero film about a woman , following a series of bombs including Catwoman and Elektra . fea...


OPEC, Russia & other producers to curb inventories to five-year average

U.S. West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude futures were at $49.47 per barrel down 19 cents, or 0.4 percent, from their last settlement. On May 31, global benc...


'The nature of the man' is catching up to Donald Trump

The Senate committee sent a request for Comey's memos from the Federal Bureau of Investigation on and a separate request to the White House for any records kept...


US Sees Crude Output Breaking 48-Year-Old Record in 2018

The tensions would normally add a risk premium the price of oil given that several of the nations involved in the row are members of the Organization of Petro...