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Economy

Flights at Dublin aiport have been suspended and the Airport also won't open tomorrow. Flight operations will NOT resume until Saturday morning, meaning there will be no flights to or from Dublin Airport tomorrow. As weather conditions continue to worsen, Virgin Atlantic have not survived the "Beast from the East". Flybe has cancelled all flights at Cardiff today and at Exeter until 6.30am tomorrow.
  • Walmart miss Estimates after Online Sales slip

    Walmart miss Estimates after Online Sales slip

    Economy

    Zacks Investment Research lowered Wal-Mart Stores from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 13th. When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. Another trade for 9,216 shares valued at $727,698 was made by Gearhart Jeffrey J on Tuesday, August 29. (NYSE: WMT ). Ct Mason holds 1.92% of its portfolio in Walmart Inc .
  • Venezuela says launch of 'petro' cryptocurrency raised $735 million

    Venezuela says launch of 'petro' cryptocurrency raised $735 million

    Economy

    Critics have described it as a desperate attempt to raise cash for the country to repay its $150 billion of foreign debt. The petro is different from almost all other cryptocurrencies in that it has the enthusiastic support of the state; Russian Federation reportedly also has considered creating its own cryptocurrency to skirt global sanctions.
  • United Kingdom wage growth stirs into life as unemployment rises

    United Kingdom wage growth stirs into life as unemployment rises

    Economy

    This was the first increase in the unemployment rate in almost two years. Pay for workers in Britain picked up in the fourth quarter and productivity gained as fewer jobs were filled by foreign nationals in the a year ago. And private sector pay growth accelerated to 2.6% from 2.3%. Average weekly earnings excluding bonuses rose 2.5 percent from a year earlier, the most since December 2016, the Office for National Statistics said on Wednesday.
  • Uttar Pradesh The Next Development Hub?

    Uttar Pradesh The Next Development Hub?

    Economy

    He praised the schemes undertaken by the Yogi government and said these steps will lead to overall development of the state. Modi said he was sure the Yogi Adityanath government will ensure that all the memorandums of understanding (MoUs) involving an estimated investment of Rs 4.28 lakh crore signed ahead of the summit will be implemented soon.
  • Amazon credit card adds Whole Foods to 5 percent cash back offer

    Amazon credit card adds Whole Foods to 5 percent cash back offer

    Economy

    Customers with the non-Prime version of the card will also get 3% back at the popular grocery chain. The Amazon Rewards Visa Card was launched with Chase past year. The retailer already has the same offer for cash back rewards to cardholders who purchase items on their website. Amazon is leaving no stone unturned to rake in more Prime members, and channel those towards Whole Foods and vice versa.
  • Homeownership for young adults slips further out of reach

    Homeownership for young adults slips further out of reach

    Economy

    The chances of young adults on a middle income purchasing a house in Britain have fallen by more than 50% over the last two decades, a new study has found. But the government needs to go much further if we're to have any chance of balancing the scales again for young adults. Between 2014 and 2017, 30% of 25 to 34-year-olds whose parents were in jobs classed as "low-skilled", such as delivery drivers or sales assistants, owned their own home, compared with 43% of those whose parents were in ...
  • Over 50% tariffs on steel recommended to Trump

    Over 50% tariffs on steel recommended to Trump

    Economy

    Trump take action based on the recommendations he receives, or he may opt not to take any action. President Trump isn't shying away from tariffs , and that's music to the ears of domestic steel and aluminum manufacturers. "Each of these remedies is meant to increase domestic steel production from its present 73 percent of capacity to approximately an 80 percent operating rate, the minimum rate needed for the long-term viability of the industry, " the statement said.
  • FCC IG Agreed to Investigate Pai Handling of Sinclair-Tribune

    FCC IG Agreed to Investigate Pai Handling of Sinclair-Tribune

    Economy

    By bureaucratic practice, the FCC Inspector General does not confirm or deny potential or ongoing investigations. Sinclair announced its merger with Tribune several weeks later. Critics of the deal have argued the FCC revised its rules - which prevented a single company from controlling too many broadcast stations and from controlling more than a single broadcaster in the same market - because of Sinclair's friendly treatment of President Donald Trump.
  • Trump to Putin: 'Now is the time' for Israeli-Palestinian peace

    Trump to Putin: 'Now is the time' for Israeli-Palestinian peace

    Economy

    On the other hand, Reuters reported, Trump has complained that Russian Federation is not doing all he says it should to pressure North Korea to lay down its nuclear arms through stringent economic sanctions. "The capital, having Jerusalem be your great capital was a very important thing to a lot of people", Trump said. Senior Trump administration officials, including the president, have turned to Moscow in recent days in hopes of diffusing a sharp military escalation between Israeli ...
  • United Kingdom govt unveils software to counteract online extremism

    United Kingdom govt unveils software to counteract online extremism

    Economy

    According to them, numerous major tech companies have developed technology specific to their own platforms and have publicly reported on the difference this is making in their fight against terrorist content. The Home Secretary and US Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen visited senior executives from leading venture capital firms, asking them to ensure the start-ups they invested in had taken appropriate anti-terrorist measures.
  • All The Best Deals For National Pizza Day

    All The Best Deals For National Pizza Day

    Economy

    Baskins-Robbins sweetens up the day by giving away free samples of its new sweetheart polar pizza from 3-7 p.m.at participating locations. Take your pepperoni pizza up a notch with Donatos' new Spicy Pepperoni pizza. Get 2 large single-topping pizzas and an order of breadsticks for $19.99. At Pizza Hut, rewards members get 30 percent off all pizzas on Friday.
  • Gatland questions Anscombe try denial

    Gatland questions Anscombe try denial

    Economy

    While Sam Underhill's tackle on Williams to deny Wales of their first try in the 61st minute was superb, an extra yard of pace or some added urgency to Williams' attempted finish would have completely turned the game around. But ultimately as players that kind of stuff goes on outside the tent. That's exactly what Jones has done by questioning whether he has the bottle to cope with the expectation on his shoulders.
  • German SPD leader gives up bid for foreign minister in new gov't

    German SPD leader gives up bid for foreign minister in new gov't

    Economy

    But before she can be sworn in, a final hurdle looms: the hard-fought pact between her CDU/CSU bloc and the Social Democratic Party must still be approved by the SPD's skeptical rank-and-file. The SPD lost 40 seats as its... Given the fate of its sister parties in Europe, the SPD should have been aware of the dangers of putting personal ambitions over party politics.
  • More jobs created in Saskatchewan: Stats Canada

    More jobs created in Saskatchewan: Stats Canada

    Economy

    In total, 731,800 people were employed in Ottawa-Gatineau as of January, 6,600 more than this time past year. The job market is coming off its strongest pace of growth since 2002 after creating more than 400,000 jobs in 2017. It's the largest unemployment decline in a single month since 2009. The unemployment rate in Medicine Hat has once again gone up. "Ontario lost 40 per cent of the part-time jobs in Canada".