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One mom takes on YouTube over deadly social media blackout challenge

After Wisconsin mom Annie McGrath's teenage son died in a YouTube blackout challenge, she's confronting shareholders at an annual meeting of its parent company.

Commercial real estate will suffer a recession if banks don't start lending again, warns property billionaire Ross Perot Jr.

Banks are lending less to commercial property developers after the latest banking crisis, which may cause problems, Ross Perot Jr. told Bloomberg.

Amid economic uncertainty, employers may interview potential hires multiple times

A recruiter and a dating coach weigh in on the stress of multiple rounds of interviews before a job-seeker gets an offer.

Institutions lap up Coal India shares with bids worth Rs 6,500 cr; govt exercises green-shoe option

Institutional investors lapped up Coal India shares in this fiscal's maiden government stake-sale, with Rs 6,500 crore bids pouring in on the first day of the offer-for-sale. The government had offered over 8.31 crore shares to institutional investors on Thursday under the offer-for-sale (OFS), ...

GST collection rises 12% to Rs 1.57 lakh crore in May

The gross Good & Services Tax (GST) revenue collected in the month of May, 2023 is Rs 1,57,090 crore of which Central GST is Rs 28,411 crore, State GST is Rs 35,828 crore, Integrated GST is Rs 81,363 crore (including Rs 41,772 crore collected on import of goods) and cess is Rs 11,489 crore ...

Markets Rise as Debt Ceiling Deal Moves to the Senate

Global markets edged higher as the prospect of the United States defaulting on its debt grows more remote.

Amazon must pay over $30 million over claims it invaded privacy with Ring and Alexa

The Federal Trade Commission has accused the online retailer of harboring children's data even when parents request it to be deleted, as well giving its Ring employees access to users' videos.

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff says he's neighbors with OpenAI CEO Sam Altman and the pair chatted about AI over dinner together

Marc Benioff said that he discussed AI with Sam Altman over dinner and Altman gave him "some demonstrations of advanced technologies."

API Training Course - API 510 & RP 572: Pressure Vessel Inspection Code and Practices

This course is designed for novice inspectors, engineers and other personnel who are starting, changing or expanding their ca -More- 

Debt ceiling measure clears House in 314-117 vote

The House of Representatives late Wednesday voted 314-117 to pass a bill that suspends the $31.4 trillion debt ceiling throug -More- 

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know on Thursday morning

PRWeek kicks off Pride in PR 2023 by honoring Jim Joseph; Recap of PRWeek’s Women of Distinction 2023 event.

I tried using a personal AI to be less lonely working from home. It was nice that it had my back but sometimes I just miss human snark.

Pi, which bills itself as your personal AI, is like the slightly dull coworker you tolerate around the water cooler but never look forward to seeing.

From Wall Street to Washington: Which finance execs would make the best public servants?

JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon teased a potential shift to the public sector after he leaves the bank. These execs would also be good political candidates.

Court rules Austria can't be held liable for early COVID infection at ski resort

An Austrian federal court says the state can’t be held liable for a COVID-19 infection from an outbreak at an Alpine ski resort as the coronavirus pandemic hit Europe The Supreme Court of Justice on Thursday announced its verdict in a long-running legal battle involving a German resident who ...

Macy’s cuts full-year outlook in latest sign of retail weakness

Weaker sales expectations at Macy's are the latest sign of weakness in the retail sector, as consumers trade down to cheaper products.

Tech stocks are booming in 2023 - but there are 3 specific names that investors should be paying attention to, analyst says

Evercore's Mark Mahaney says Meta, Uber, and Amazon present key buying opportunities for investors.

Ola Electric Achieves Record Sales Of Over 35,000 Scooters in May, Largest EV Maker In India

From June 2023 onwards, the Ola S1 Pro is priced at ₹1,39,999, S1 (3KWh) at ₹1,29,999, and S1 Air (3KWh) at ₹1,09,999. 

Brookfield acquires controlling stake in India's CleanMax Solar for $360 mln

Canadian investor Brookfield said on Thursday it had acquired a controlling stake in Indian solar-panel maker CleanMax Enviro Energy Solutions for $360 million.

Report: Machine learning may revolutionize oil exploration

The oil and natural gas industry is using machine learning to study seismic data, identify potential reservoirs, reduce costs -More- 

Republican presidential candidate slams Elon Musk for saying the US and China's interests are 'intertwined like conjoined twins'

According to Chinese officials, Elon Musk said he's opposed to China and the US weakening economic ties.

A Japanese airline is offering people under 26 a month-long 'all-you-can-fly' pass for less than $300

Star Flyer is offering a monthly pass for $286.89 that allows adults under 26 to take as many flights as they want from Tokyo, according to Bloomberg.

EU regulators flag rising greenwashing practices by banks

European Banking Authority says there is a ‘clear increase’ in financial institutions overstating their climate credentials

Side-by-side images of Uranus show how NASA's James Webb telescope outclasses Hubble, spotting vivid rings that used to go unseen

The infrared image from the JWST shows Uranus glowing with 11 of its 13 rings visible. It also reveals the ice giant's incredibly dynamic atmosphere.

Russia, China foreign ministers set for BRICS meet in South Africa with war in Ukraine on agenda

The Russian and Chinese foreign ministers are set to meet with their counterparts from the BRICS economic bloc of developing nations in South Africa on Thursday. Discussions will start with “an exchange of views” on major geopolitical issues, including the war in Ukraine, South Africa’s ...

Three women escaped in 2017 from the prison where Elizabeth Holmes is being held — one is still on the run

On May 27, 2017, three inmates were discovered missing from Federal Prison Camp Bryan, according to a release issued at the time.

US oil added to Brent pricing today

S&P Global Platts today starts its addition of Midland oil from the US to its calculations for the price of global Brent crud -More- 

India pauses plans to add new coal plants for five years, bets on renewables, batteries

The Indian government will not consider any proposals for new coal plants for the next five years and focus on growing its renewables sector, according to an updated national electricity plan released Wednesday evening. The temporary pause in the growth of the dirty fuel was hailed by energy ...

US turns up pressure on air bag inflator company that refuses a recall despite deaths, injuries

The U.S. government is stepping up its quest to force ARC Automotive Inc. to recall 67 million potentially dangerous air bag inflators by ordering the company to answer questions under oath. The special order from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration asks multiple questions about ...

Elon Musk told Chinese Tesla workers in a late night speech that their hard work 'warms my heart' — 6 weeks after some complained about bonus cuts

Elon Musk previously praised Tesla's 20,000 staff at the Shanghai Gigafactory for "burning the 3 a.m. oil." Around 100 attended his speech Wednesday.

NetBase Quid adds ChatGPT-enabled search capabilities

Users will be able to save time without sacrificing control, according to the company.

US applications for unemployment benefits tick up slightly as labor market remains healthy

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week but remains at healthy levels that continue to show a strong U.S. labor market. U.S. applications for jobless claims were 232,000 for the week ending May 27, an increase of just 2,000 from the previous week. The ...

Watchdogs must ‘up their game’ to prevent future bank failures, says BIS

Financial regulators need more funds to ensure lenders ‘fulfil their responsibilities’, argues Agustín Carstens

Musk's China visit ends with burgers for 100 Shanghai Tesla workers — and favor from Beijing as state-affiliated media showcases trip on Twitter

The billionaire's first trip to China in three years ended with fast food for Tesla workers in Shanghai, and recognition from Chinese state media.

Tech stocks are outperforming their rivals by the most since the dot-com bubble

The Nasdaq Composite beat the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 9.3 percentage points in May, for the biggest gap between the two indices since 2001.

The spam and the scam: What's driving those incessant political fundraising email and text campaigns blowing up your inbox

Even the progressive and conservative groups helping with the messages admit the constant barrage can be burdensome.

IEA: Renewable energy to ramp up by a third this year, driven by supply security fears and Chinese growth

The world's renewable energy capacity will jump a third this year, revealed the International Energy Agency.

Elon Musk has displaced Bernard Arnault as the world's richest person, as Tesla stock surges and LVMH slumps

Musk surpassed Arnault as the wealthiest person on the planet on Wednesday, after Paris-listed LVMH shares fell nearly 3%.

OMB's Young: Clean energy permitting still a priority

The debt ceiling deal moving through Congress has some permitting provisions that are a step in the right direction, but it's -More- 

Beware ‘death by GPT syndrome’

Generative AI has uses for the legal and health professions but is also a trap for the unwary

Putin is terrified of being assassinated and is refusing to travel abroad after a drone attack near his luxury residence: reports

Drone strikes targeting Moscow Tuesday struck near the Russian president's home in a wealthy suburb, a report claims. Experts say this has caused Putin to become increasingly paranoid.

Recession ahead? By this metric, one's here now: Earnings fall and Wall Street fears worse to come

The latest round of corporate earnings is leaving Wall Street with a confounding sense of relief and lingering anxiety. Companies are in the midst of an “earnings recession,” meaning profits have contracted for two straight quarters, starting with a 4.6% drop at the end of 2022. Although ...

Homeowners in these countries are facing the greatest risk of defaults from steeper mortgage payments, says IMF

The IMF says falling home prices could pressure financial markets as interest rates rise. Here's its list of countries with high housing market risks.

10 Things in Tech: Amazon Prime versus Walmart Plus, BMW adds gaming to its luxury sedan, and Nvidia enters the trillion-dollar club

In today's edition: Making money by chatting with men on dating apps, Google's cloud Runway, and more headlines.

US oil output up in March; gas production sets new record

US crude oil production reached 12.7 million barrels per day in March, the highest level since March 2020, with Texas driving -More- 

Garden of England targeted by ‘brazen’ night-time shrub thief

Meta unveils new virtual reality device ahead of Apple headset launch

Chief Mark Zuckerberg teases new Quest 3 product as tech group continues to develop metaverse ambitions

Bengaluru-Hubballi-Dharwad Vande Bharat Express Confirmed, Launch In July

Union Minister Pralhad Joshi stated that he had spoken to the Minister for Railways, Ashwini Vaishnaw and all preparations for running the super fast train are complete.

Renewable energy surges, driven by solar boom and high fuel prices, report finds

The world is set to add a record amount of renewable electricity capacity this year as governments and consumers seek to offset high energy prices and take advantage of a boom in solar power. The International Energy Agency said Thursday that high fossil fuel prices and concerns about energy ...

Anti-Putin dissident fighters say they will launch another attack on Russian soil, and pledge to 'liberate the whole of Russia'

The Liberty of Russia Legion, which took responsibility for attacks in Russia's Belgorod region last month, said it will enter Russia again very soon.

Wagner Group chief appears to escalate Kremlin feud by sitting in front of Ukraine's flag colors and praising the nation's fighting spirit

Wagner Group's outspoken leader Yevgeny Prigozhin sat in front of the colors of Ukraine's flag for a video address criticizing Russia's leadership.

Lucid Motors slides after the Tesla rival says it will raise $3 billion, mostly from a Saudi Arabian fund

The EV maker said its biggest shareholder, the Saudi Public Investment Fund, will buy 265 million shares for about $1.8 billion.

Commonwealth LNG nears approval for non-FTA exports

The Energy Department may grant Commonwealth LNG a license to export liquefied natural gas to non-free trade agreement countr -More- 

Methane mitigation efforts put Permian in global spotlight

An international delegation recently visited the Permian Basin to witness the region's efforts in mitigating methane emission -More- 

A New Jersey restaurant had to pay $300,000 to staff after the Labor Department ruled they had been underpaid

The restaurant in Fort Lee paid workers a day rate of $25 to $50 regardless of how many hours they worked, according to the DOL.

London still works for stock market listings, says We Soda boss

We Soda could be valued at £6bn when it floats in the UK, in a boost for the London stock market.

Company responsible for manager allegedly raping employee after work Christmas party, court finds

Macy's slashes expectations for the year after a pullback by shoppers in the spring

Macy’s slashed its annual profit and sales outlook with sales weakening sales in the first quarter during an increasingly challenging economic environment, including stubbornly high inflation. Quarterly profit and sales dropped to open the year as sales began to flag in March, forcing the New ...

API reports surprise jump in US crude, product inventories

US crude oil inventories unexpectedly increased by 5.2 million barrels last week, missing analysts' expectations of a 1.22-mi -More- 

Alphabet CEO Pichai on building responsibility into AI

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai says the company wants to be "bold" but "responsible" as they roll out generative AI tools so they -More- 

Podcast: A multifaceted look at the circular economy

In the latest episode of SmartBrief's Sustainability SmartPod, Roman Smith from AT&T discusses how the company is using an AI -More- 

The "bee-attitudes" of great leadership

A modern day parable about a beekeeper's tactics to create thriving hives parallel a lot of leadership lessons, including bei -More- 

The housing market faces a 'chicken and egg' problem' that could mean home prices start to fall

"Based on current trends, it's possible that [home prices] won't hit the previous year's peak for the first time in our data."

Shark Tank India Fame Ashneer Grover Reacts On Bhavik Koladiya's Apology After Abusive Call

Earlier on Thursday, the court declined to stay an investigation against Grover and his wife Madhuri Jain Grover in connection with an FIR registered by Delhi Police based on a complaint by BharatPe, which has alleged a fraud of nearly Rs 81 crore.

LyondellBasell to keep Houston refinery online until 2025

LyondellBasell has decided to postpone the shutdown of its Houston refinery, originally planned for the end of 2023, until ea -More- 

Ex-JP Morgan executive wrote Epstein ‘should not be a client’ in 2011 email

A former JP Morgan Chase executive wrote in a 2011 email that the late financier and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein should not be a client of the bank, according to a transcript of a deposition of chief executive Jamie Dimon seen by Reuters. Dimon said in the deposition he was not aware of the ...

After a year of fighting in Ukraine, the brutal logic behind Russia's 'human wave' attacks is becoming clear

After heavy losses, Russia's military has reverted to using four types of infantry, including "disposable" troops given the most dangerous jobs.

Video shows police hauling a Ryanair passenger off a flight after he was caught smoking in the plane's toilet

Flight attendants on a Ryanair plane could smell smoke coming from a cabin toilet and caught a man smoking in there, just 20 minutes after takeoff.

Banking giant JPMorgan advertised more than 3,600 AI-related jobs, report says, as Wall Street starts to embrace the revolutionary tech

JPMorgan filed a patent application for its own AI software called IndexGPT to help equities traders select securities, but it's in early development.

MotoGP Bharat Partners BookMyShow As Official Ticketing Partner, Registrations Open

The inaugural MotoGP Bharat race will take place at the Buddh International Circuit, Greater Noida, from September 22-24.

Amazon Employees Protest Company’s Climate Impact and Return-To-Office Mandate

Disney CEO Bob Iger's book hints at how he'll handle company's feud with Ron DeSantis

Iger's 2019 book "The Ride of a Lifetime" discusses how Disney leadership makes decisions, illustrating how the CEO would approach the DeSantis feud.

Crypto is funding businesses in China that fuel the fentanyl trade, Senator Elizabeth Warren says

Crypto could be used for payment in $540 billion worth of fentanyl supply from China, according to an Elliptic report.

Thursday evening news briefing: Children killed off Bournemouth Pier may have been caught in boat's waves

Billy Joel Will End Madison Square Garden Residency in 2024

The singer-songwriter, one of New York’s most beloved musicians, will conclude his monthly gig at the Manhattan arena after his 150th career concert there.

Fitbit Luxe Review: A stylish fitness tracker missing essential features

The Fitbit Luxe raises the bar for design in wearables, but there are some shortcomings to be aware of.

Indian economy expected to grow 6.5-6.7% in 2023-24: CII president

Leveraged loans worth $700B still on Libor

At least $700 billion in leveraged loans remain tied to Libor, despite expiration of the benchmark at the end of the month.  -More- 

International trade is slowing rapidly as the COVID recovery fizzles and globalization stalls, Fitch says

Fitch Ratings predicted global trade will expand 1.9% this year, down sharply from 2022's growth rate of 5.5%.

Pride Month 2023 in London: Where to go ad what to do

Summer is finally upon us and Pride Month has officially begun. Throughout June London will play host to hundreds of LGBT events in venues across the capital, culminating in the 2023 Parade on 1 July. As well as the usual host of fabulous drag acts, open-air theatre and coruscating comedy, ...

Disney Plus price: How much each plan costs and what different ad tiers offer

The ad-free version of Disney Plus is only $3 more per month. We break down the cost and benefits of every plan type.

Disney Plus Bundle: How to save 50% with ESPN and Hulu bundles

The Disney Plus Bundle with Hulu and ESPN Plus gives subscribers a significant discount. Bundles start at $13/month with ads or $20/month without.

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman finally watched 'Ex Machina,' a movie in which a rich tech billionaire creates dangerously smart AI

Sam Altman says "everyone" told him to watch "Ex Machina," a film about an AI-powered robot that came out eight years ago.

Understanding Fixed-Income Markets in 2023 -- A new report from Greenwich Associates & SIFMA Insights

Fixed-income markets are the lifeblood of the global economy.  -More- 

Toys R Us Returns to UK High Street; See List of 9 New Outlets Here!

Toys R Us is returning to UK high streets with nine new locations opening in the coming weeks.

Amtrak's new high-speed trains have been delayed again because the tracks they're supposed to run on are too old and busted

Amtrak's next-generation Acela trains will reach speeds of up to 160 mph, but their rollout has been frustratingly slow.

Mark Zuckerberg shows off $499 Quest 3 just four days before Apple is expected to announce a rival headset costing around $3,000

Mark Zuckerberg announced the Quest 3 headset is coming this fall, four days before Apple's WWDC conference where it's expected to announce a rival.

Scandal-hit CBI to slash workforce as member exodus hits income

Cut of one-third at UK business lobby group will form part of wider cost-cutting measures

3 residents of partially collapsed Iowa building still unaccounted for, police say

The police chief in Davenport, Iowa says three residents of an apartment building that partially collapsed on Sunday are still unaccounted for. Earlier this week, authorities said five people were missing, but Police Chief Jeff Bladel said Thursday that two of them have since been contacted and ...

TEAM: AIM-listed asset manager in acquisition spree with £850m now under control

TEAM, the Jersey-based asset manager, has announced two acquisitions today bringing its total funds under control to more than £850m It agreed to buy Thornton Associates, based in the Isle of Man, for up to £2.5m and that the acquisition was a “natural fit” for its existing assets ...

South Korean lawmaker says they estimate Kim Jong Un is over 300 pounds and has a 'severe' sleeping disorder

Yoo Sang-bum told reporters on Wednesday that South Korea has been using artificial intelligence to approximate Kim Jong Un's weight.

NFTs aren’t dead; they're just shifting gears

Sure, the crypto market has cooled off considerably and the craze isn't the same, but Asian brands that have a long-term adoption strategy deliver success.

Starts in 2 weeks: 30th Annual SIFMA FMS Regional Conference, June 15-16

Join us in Chicago on June 15-16 for the latest on securities finance including accounting, governance, economic and market u -More- 

Minnesota plans rewrite of rules for copper-nickel mining near popular wilderness

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota regulators have concluded that state rules governing where copper-nickel mines can be built are insufficient to protect the pristine Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness from noise and light pollution, creating another potential obstacle to the proposed Twin ...

Adidas begins selling off Yeezy brand sneakers, 7 months after cutting ties with Ye

The German firm is selling shoes created with Ye (formerly Kanye West) before his antisemitic remarks led to termination of the deal in October. Some of the proceeds will go to anti-racism nonprofits.

These are the hardest and easiest EVs to find at dealerships right now

Hyundai has doubled Ioniq 5 inventory at dealerships from 2022 to 2023, but the number of Ioniqs that leave dealer lots within 30 days has declined.

T+1 deadline stirs operational and staffing concerns

The T+1 settlement cycle deadline in May 2024 is causing significant operational and staffing challenges, with many firms, pa -More- 

Amex Business Platinum’s welcome offer just got 20% better

The Business Platinum Card from American Express just boosted its welcome offer to 120,000 Membership Rewards® points, if you spend $15,000 on eligible purchases within the first three months of opening the card (terms apply). 

US sanctions Iranians over alleged assassination plots of former US officials, dissidents

The United States has announced sanctions against some Iranian and Turkish people and firms accused of plotting to assassinate former U.S. government officials, dual U.S. and Iranian nationals, and dissidents. The sanctions announced Thursday block all access to their U.S. money and property. ...

As the Student Loan Payment Pause Ends, Here’s What to Know

A deal to raise the debt ceiling would require borrowers of federal student loans to resume paying for the first time since early in the pandemic.

Tupperware once changed women's lives. Now it struggles to survive

The brand turned homemakers into saleswomen and became synonymous with kitchen storage. But it has relied on Tupperware parties for sales--and struggled to keep its business fresh. Is its fate sealed?

EU wants more visibility into systemic bank CDS trades

EU officials plan to propose rules that would increase transparency in the trading of credit default swaps on eight systemic  -More- 

Russia is spending surprisingly little on its war on Ukraine

An analysis from the Economist suggests Russia's war spending is a small amount on a historical basis.

Which Waystar Royco PR exec have you experienced more in your career: Hugo or Karolina?

Succession’s two PR executives couldn’t be more different than one another.

Verstappen: We can win every Formula 1 race this season

Reigning Formula 1 champion Max Verstappen has said his Red Bull team can win every race on the calendar in 2023. He and his teammate Sergio Perez, between them, are yet to slip up in 2023 ahead of this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix. Verstappen said: “How it looks at the moment, I think ...

Alert: Three residents of partially collapsed apartment building in Davenport, Iowa, still unaccounted for, police chief says

Three residents of partially collapsed apartment building in Davenport, Iowa, still unaccounted for, police chief says.

Sunak ‘putting tackling legal migration top of the agenda’ at European summit

Rishi Sunak is seeking to put “tackling illegal migration top of the international agenda” at a gathering of European leaders in Moldova. The Prime Minister is stressing the need for collaboration on the “global issue” at a meeting of the European Political Community. While there, he is ...

11 slang terms you'll only hear in prison, according to correctional officers

These are the prison slang terms these correctional officers at Rikers Island used and listened out for each day at work.

Walmart says it hasn't changed its Pride Month merchandise following backlash at Target stores

Walmart says it hasn't received any threats over its Pride collection despite the outcry over LGBTQ-themed products at its rival, Target.

Ex-aide to George Santos says he paid the lawmaker's deputy at least $1,050 in a bid to land a job: AP

Derek Myers told House ethics staffers he sent at least seven payments of $150 to Santos' director of operations while trying to get a job.

A top DeSantis aide battled with Trump's team over his 'Soviet' plan for new 'dystopian' American cities

Christina Pushaw condemned Trump's plan to build federally-chartered cities, which Trump aides defended as a way to bring back manufacturing.

Bournemouth beach pleasure boat at centre of police investigation after two children died

London Stock Exchange Group shifts FTSE Russell top job to New York

The London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has called in a new boss to head up its indexing business FTSE Russell today - but in a major shake-up up the firm has swapped the top job out of London to New York.

Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz says the 'dog days of summer' came early for crypto as bitcoin posts worst month since November

"The dog days of summer started early in crypto," Galaxy Digital's Mike Novogratz said. "That doesn't make me thrilled."

MSRB gains SEC approval to shorten settlement cycle to T+1

The Securities and Exchange Commission has given the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board the green light to reduce the sett -More- 

Technical issues cause delays for Spirit, Air Canada

Spirit Airlines and Air Canada are dealing with technical issues on Thursday that have delayed some of the airlines’ flights. Spirit said in its initial tweet that the technical issue they were dealing with impacted their website, app and airport kiosks. A tweet around noon EDT said that the ...

ChatGPT and Retail: Reality, Hype, What's Next, and How to Prepare

ChatGPT, a language model developed by OpenAI, has fast become one of the biggest buzzwords in retail but retailers remain cautious.

Average long-term US mortgage rate climbs to 6.79% this week, highest level since November

The average long-term U.S. mortgage rate climbed this week to its highest level since November, driving up borrowing costs for would-be homebuyers at a time when the housing market is being held back by a near record-low inventory of homes on the market. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday ...

I dropped out of college to live out of my car. My lifestyle has taught me more than college ever could.

Robert French quit college in his sophomore year to live out of his car and sleep on public lands. He takes odd jobs and quits when he gets bored.

Sadiq Khan accused of doing ‘too little too late’ ahead of Ulez expansion

ChatGPT and Generative AI in Insurance: Reality, Hype, What's Next, and How to Prepare

ChatGPT is the most talked-about technology of 2023 and has piqued the interest of insurance industry leaders.

Record £9bn pumped into ISAs as Brits capitalise on higher interest rates

Brits are yanking cash out of high street savings accounts and piling it into products that tie up their money for a longer period in exchange for a better interest rate, official figures out today show. Savers dropped £3.6bn into banks and building societies in April, nearly all of which went ...

ChatGPT and Generative AI in Financial Services: Reality, Hype, What's Next, and How to Prepare

Payments, banking, and insurance players are eager to understand generative AI's potential and put it to work.

As Wall Street pushes valuations of AI companies into the atmosphere, America's small businesses are getting more 'AI curious,' survey shows

An American Express survey found that 41% of small businesses said they're prioritizing AI to help them make decisions.

Bill would require SEC to update small-entity definition

The Securities and Exchange Commission could be required to update its definition of "small entity" with respect to securitie -More- 

Supreme Court Backs Employer in Suit Over Strike Losses

The justices ruled that federal labor law did not block state courts from ruling on a case regarding damage caused when workers walked off the job.

Explainer: Who is to blame for the decline of British universities?

It’s not a great time to be a university in the UK. First came Brexit, with its impact on European students who now prefer destinations like the Netherlands, which are much cheaper and still provide top-notch education. Then came the pandemic, with remote lectures and enraged students asking ...

German, French inflation decline more than expected

German inflation fell to an annualized rate of 6.3% in May, from 7.6% in April, beating forecasts for 6.8%.  -More- 

PMI should forget wellness and focus on smokers who want to quit

The tobacco company can justifiably claim expertise in developing alternative products that smokers will actually try

Best Apple Watch in 2023: Which model should you buy?

The best Apple Watch has something for everyone, whether that's fitness tracking, a wearable assistant, or a no-frills smartwatch experience.

EBA stress test reportedly to seek unrealized losses data

The US regional bank crisis prompted the European Banking Authority in April to add a data-collection exercise to its 2023 st -More- 

New federal proposal aims to stop racial bias in formulas used to value homes

Vice President Kamala Harris says federal agencies are taking new steps to stop racial discrimination in appraising home values by proposing a rule intended to ensure that the automated formulas used to price housing are fair. Harris tells reporters that “everyone should be able to take full ...

Job openings unexpectedly rose to 10.1 million in April

US job openings unexpectedly increased in April, reaching the highest level since January and indicating continued strength i -More- 

Dollar General shares plunge 20% after gloomy sales forecast

US discount retailer warns customers are shifting to lower-margin essentials such as food

Amazon Fined $30 Million for Alexa, Ring Privacy Breaches

Amazon will pay $25 million to settle child privacy claims against Alexa and $5.8 million to settle a lawsuit over Ring doorbell camera privacy issues.

How to know when it's time to reconsider your goal

Working toward achieving a goal is a worthwhile endeavor, but it is equally important to know when it is time to reconsider t -More- 

5 simple ways to stay healthy, avoid sickness, and feel energized during your next business trip

Health and travel experts recommend tips for staying healthy while business-traveling, including staying hydrated and doing low-impact exercises.

Study: AI to affect jobs typically held by women

A Revelio Labs analysis found artificial intelligence will lead to more job losses for women than men because women typically -More- 

An alcohol-free San Francisco mansion is now a hype house for developers making their own AI apps

For developers looking to pitch their AI and other tech projects to major VCs, Hacker Fellowship Zero offers a haven in San Francisco.

How to ensure productive self-reflection at day's end

Reliving the details of each day can be self-sabotaging, but you can quash your "angry inner critic" by framing questions the -More- 

Musk’s SpaceX wins Pentagon contract for satellite in Ukraine

The Starlink internet service is vital for Ukraine but Musk has expressed concerns about its military use

ITV chief to be quizzed by MPs over Schofield safeguarding issues

Culture committee calls in Carolyn McCall to answer questions arising over departure of ‘This Morning’ presenter

'Diablo IV' is almost here. What to know about the video game's coming release

The release of “Diablo IV” is right around the corner. Early access for the highly anticipated action role-playing game begins Thursday night — ahead of next week’s official launch. “Diablo IV” marks the latest installment of Blizzard Entertainment’s “Diablo” series. In April, ...

New Mexico imposes oil and gas moratorium on state land near schools

One of the top oil producing states in the U.S. is imposing a moratorium on new drilling on state trust land within a mile of schools. New Mexico Land Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard announced the pause Thursday after hearing from environmental groups and some community members in parts ...

Brazil's Congress weakens pro-environment ministries in a rejection of Lula

In a rejection of early moves by President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva who took office in January, Brazil’s Congress has stripped powers from the new Ministry of Indigenous Peoples and Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, both led by women environmentalists.

Why Snapchat is losing its luster among smaller brands

Snapchat advertising is losing appeal among some smaller brands due to rising costs, declining returns, more conservative ad  -More- 

Gordon Brown leads new campaign for radical UK reform – with focus away from London

A group of leading Labour politicians has banded together to campaign for reform of the UK – with the focus on political and economic centres outside of London. Led by former prime minister Gordon Brown, Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford, Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham, West ...

When face-to-face meetings are important

While email and virtual meetings can solve many communication issues, there are times when a face-to-face meeting is the best -More- 

The Senate just passed a bill to block student-loan forgiveness and immediately end the payment pause

The House passed the bill to block student-debt relief last week, and it now heads to Biden's desk. The president said he will veto the legislation.

Report: Pay hikes slow at small businesses

Pay increases slowed 0.24% in April and moderated 0.04% in May to 99.45, which was 1.41% lower than the year-ago 100.87, acco -More- 

CBI plans job cuts as it fights to survive in wake of scandals

Quit rates fall in sign Great Resignation may be fading

The so-called Great Resignation may be over, with the rate of Americans quitting their jobs declining to pre-pandemic levels  -More- 

The Treasury Department plans to sell $123 billion in T-bills right on the X-date, but there's a catch

The Treasury Department announced that Monday's T-bill auction is "tentative," based on whether Congress lifts the debt ceiling in time.

With 4 Runways, Delhi's IGIA To Become World's Largest Airport Surpassing Atlanta: Aviation Ministry

The rapid expansion of the Delhi International Airport will make it one of the largest, surpassing the Atlanta airport, which is widely considered as the biggest airport in the world.

Florence bans new short-term vacation rentals in Italian city's historic center

The city of Florence has announced an immediate ban on new short-term private vacation rentals in the city's historic center. The move is part of an effort to bring full-time residents back to one of Italy’s most popular tourist destinations. Mayor Dario Nardella called the measure ...

Apple’s mixed reality headset is a hedge against future disruption

Virtual world venture makes sense ahead of a technology revolution that could threaten the iPhone empire

Sotheby’s buys historic New York building in near $100mn deal

Auction house moves closer to heart of art world with purchase of Brutalist Breuer structure from Whitney

Zendesk, SF-based software firm valued at $10.2B, cuts 8% of workforce

Customer service software firm Zendesk is laying off around 490 employees less than seven months after its last layoff round. The cut includes including dozens of managers at the San Francisco-based company.

Why home offices need soft rugs, old-school volume knobs

Sound quality in home offices influences communication and productivity, sound designer Steve Borne writes.  -More- 

Former rugby star given suspended sentence after his dog mauled a walker

ChatGPT and Generative AI in Search: The Biggest Digital Ad Format Is Ripe for Revolution

Microsoft and Google are racing to develop the best AI-assisted search experience, leaving advertisers on the precipice of major disruption.

ChatGPT and Generative AI: Our Guide to 2023's Most Talked-About Technology

ChatGPT brought generative AI into the limelight when it hit 1 million users in five days. But how valid is the buzz around ChatGPT?

The New York Times launches a free, geo-targeted extreme weather newsletter

As the warming climate causes extreme weather events to become more frequent and severe, your everyday concern about weather risks may be growing. And you might not only be preoccupied with the chances of extreme weather where you live, but also in places you’re traveling, or where your ...

Nvidia's founders came up their trillion-dollar idea while spending hours drinking Denny's coffee and eating Grand Slam breakfasts: 'We were not good customers'

The Nvidia cofounders told The Wall Street Journal how the idea for the chip company was born in a Denny's in San Jose, California.

A 'fake moon' has been following Earth around the sun since 100 BC, and astronomers just noticed

Asteroid 2023 FW13 appears to be orbiting Earth at first glance, but it turns out that's just a coincidence. It's been trailing us around the sun.

Why cold emailing is hot again

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What Thomas Edison teaches us about entrepreneurship

Inventor Thomas Edison can provide founders with three key lessons about startups, writes VisionX Partners founder Abdo Riani -More- 

Why superstar employees deserve the exception

Superstar employees deserve a unique approach in relation to compensation, recognition and flexibility due to the value they  -More- 

Casino chief questioned by police over financial manipulation and insider trading allegations

Jean-Charles Naouri’s questioning comes as retailer boss battles to save heavily indebted group from deteriorating financial situation

Watch: Mumbai-Goa Vande Bharat Express Passes Through Scenic Konkan Tunnels, Railway Minister Shares Video

The Mumbai-Goa Vande Bharat Express is likely to transform the journey between India’s financial capital, Mumbai, and the tourism hub, Goa, by reducing the travel time by at least a couple of hours. 

Trumpworld is attacking DeSantis over his inconsistent name pronunciation: 'If you can't get your name right, how can you lead a country?'

Asked about Trump's taunting, DeSantis said "petty" and "juvenile" attacks are why Trump is not in the White House.

Boeing signs alternative fuel deal with Los Angeles startup to cut carbon footprint

A Los Angeles startup that is designing facilities to remove carbon dioxide from the ocean says it has struck a pre-purchase agreement with Boeing. Equatic says it will provide the aerospace giant with a byproduct of the carbon removal process to help it cut emissions from planes. The carbon ...

CBI to slash jobs as scandal hits its income

The business group, which employs about 337 people, says it needs to cut its wage bill by a third.

How bone carvers in India are keeping a prehistoric art alive

Bone carving is an ancient art form popularized in India around the 16th century. The Akhtars are among the few carvers still left in Lucknow.

Gannett journalists across the U.S. will strike on June 5

On Monday, June 5, Gannett, the country’s largest newspaper chain, will hold its annual shareholders meeting — and “hundreds” of Gannett union journalists across the U.S. will walk off the job, the NewsGuild–CWA said Thursday. Most Gannett journalists are not unionized, and most ...

Money stored in Venmo, other payment apps could be vulnerable, financial watchdog warns.

Customers of Venmo, PayPal and CashApp should not store their money for the long term with these apps since their funds may not be covered by deposit insurance, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau warned on Thursday. The alert comes several weeks after the failure of Silicon Valley Bank, ...

You can buy more Yeezys today, if you can get past the app crashes and error messages

Customers voiced their displeasure with the Adidas Confirmed app online. Users reported error messages, app crashes, and not being able to log in.

Culture wars test corporate America’s commitment to Pride month

Advocates urge continued support of LGBT+ rights despite boycotts of brands such as Target and Bud Light

Passport? Check. Boarding pass? Got it. Now please step on this scale, says Air New Zealand

If you board an international flight on Air New Zealand in the next few weeks, prepare to step on a scale to see how much you weigh. The airline started weighing passengers on flights leaving from Auckland on Monday, and the practice will continue through July 2. Air New Zealand says it's ...

Sotheby’s buys New York landmark from Whitney in near $100mn deal

Auction house moves closer to heart of city’s art scene with purchase of brutalist Marcel Breuer structure

Startup promises "governance layer" between firms and AI

The former president and chief operating officer of Reynen Court says his startup, Lega, will give law firms a "governance la -More- 

Reports show job market remains resilient

Job openings climbed in the US in April, reaching the highest level since January at 10.1 million.  -More- 

Venture arms have actively invested in AI for years

Major venture capital arms for top technology companies, such as Google, Salesforce and Microsoft, have been investing in art -More- 

Fitbit Sense 2 vs. Versa 4: Which fitness smartwatch is best for you?

Fitbit's Sense 2 and Versa 4 smartwatches are some of the brand's most recent wearables. Here's how they compare.

‘Primate AI algorithm’ predicts genetic health risks

Scientists apply deep learning to expanded DNA database to help identify disease-causing mutations in humans

Why you should use your home equity right now

Home prices have trended downward in many cities over the past six months after hitting extraordinary highs during the pandemic. At the end of 2022, the median sale price was $479,500. But by the first quarter of 2023, it’d fallen to just under $437,000.

Watch: Llama drama as escaped animal stops motorway traffic in Lancashire

Dollar General customers are increasingly looking for 'items at or below the $1 price point' amid economic slowdown, CEO says

Dollar General reported lower-than-expected earnings. Small tax refunds and inflation are behind the dollar store's performance.

ChatGPT and Generative AI for Social Media Marketing: Reality, Hype, What's Next, and How to Prepare

Many social media marketers are already experimenting with generative AI tools. However, these tools aren't the solution for every scenario.

Parenting tips on creating successful entrepreneurs

Lessons that you can teach your kids, such as taking risks and facing failure head-on, can help prepare them for entrepreneur -More- 

Short sellers have lost more than $13 billion betting against these 5 AI stocks this year

The losses were triggered not by so many people being caught on the wrong side of the trade, but instead by massive rallies in a handful of names.

The Coast Guard has stopped the search for a Carnival cruise passenger who fell overboard

The Coast Guard said it stopped its search for Ronnie Peale Jr. on Wednesday after scouring 5,171-square-miles over the course of 60 hours.

ChatGPT and Generative AI in Media and Advertising: With Use Cases Set, the Battle for Hearts and Minds Begins

Generative AI can already do much of the work and low-skilled labor that powers modern media and advertising.

Exxon and Chevron investors shoot down climate proposals after a year a record profits

Exxon and Chevron investors rejected climate-change proposals after a year of record profits at the oil giants.

Opponents hold 'day without immigrants' in Florida to protest new restrictions

Across Florida, workers didn’t show up at construction sites and tomato fields, and scores of restaurants, shops and other small businesses never opened their doors. That's because they were protesting a new state law that imposes restrictions on undocumented immigrants on Thursday, a day ...

Report: Electrifying US fleet could save $6B in 15 years

The US federal fleet of vehicles is made up of more than 650,000 worldwide that travel over 4 billion miles each year at a co -More- 

I'm an NYU student and just returned from my semester abroad in Madrid. Here's what I wish I knew before I moved overseas.

Isabel Stokes wishes she knew that pickpocketing was a big problem in Madrid and that she wouldn't be able to escape her mental-health issues abroad.

The tech tricks that make computer games look real

Computer games are becoming indistinguishable from photos or videos of the real world.

Exhibition projects deals worth B6bn

Exhibition organiser RX Tradex aims to facilitate business matching pacts with a value estimated at 6 billion baht during its Manufacturing Expo 2023, scheduled for later this month in Bangkok.

UAC eyes B200m RDF plant in Indonesia

UAC Global Plc (UAC), a chemical trader and renewable energy operator, is preparing to allocate 200 million baht to build a refuse-derived fuel (RDF) factory in Indonesia to supply local companies under the circular economy concept.

Walmart to revamp packaging to cut plastic waste

Walmart is switching to recyclable paper mailers, custom cardboard boxes and curbside pickup without plastic bags in an effor -More- 

US battery storage capacity makes 52% year-over-year jump

Battery storage capacity in the US made a 52% year-over-year leap in the first quarter to reach 10.8GW, according to data fro -More- 

Sentiment hits 3-year high amid economic recovery

The Digital Industry Sentiment Index rose above the threshold of 50 in the first quarter for the first time in 12 months, reaching a three-year high, according to a survey by the Digital Economy Promotion Agency (Depa).

The judge assigned to hear Disney's lawsuit against Ron DeSantis just disqualified himself from the case because a 'third-degree' relative owns stock in the company. A Trump appointee will replace him.

The DeSantis administration wanted Judge Walker off the case, saying he couldn't be impartial. That was ultimately not why he stepped back.

An AI-powered drone tried to attack its human operator in a US military simulation

"It killed the operator because that person was keeping it from accomplishing its objective," Col. Tucker Hamilton said at a recent conference.

A couple lived a "very 'Schitt's Creek'-esque" existence while buying and renovating a rundown motel in rural Pennsylvania — see inside

Joanna and Brian Linton were looking for a cabin, but bought a $242,000 motel. They've funneled their savings into making it an Instagrammable haven.

CPRAM aiming for 10% sales growth

CPRAM Co, a food manufacturer under Charoen Pokphand Group, the country's biggest agribusiness conglomerate, aims to increase its sales by at least 10% this year to 27.5 billion baht.

Assessing chemical interplay in recycled plastics

Studies from the Food Packaging Forum and Greenpeace explored the potential presence of chemicals in plastics that are being  -More- 

CrowdStrike: slowing growth makes for cyber insecurity

Group has growing customer base and emerging profits, but the threat from Microsoft looms

Partial U.S.-Taiwan trade deal is a first step, but China still hates it

The partial trade accord, covering issues such as anti-corruption measures, falls short of a traditional trade deal. It does not change tariffs on traded goods.

SEC strips Asia Wealth of securities business licence

The Finance Ministry has revoked a securities business licence of Asia Wealth Securities (AWS), as proposed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for misuse of client funds without permission.

JetBlue vows to give up New York gates if US approves Spirit Airlines deal

Chinese EV firms eager to join FTI

Chinese electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers are keen to become members of the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) to help drive the fledging EV industry in Thailand.

A step-by-step guide on how to create and monetize an e-book in as little as one weekend

Freelancer Corrie Alexander says e-books are glorified blog posts and not as intimidating as they seem.

Bills offer protection for some from PFAS liabilities

Drinking water, wastewater treatment, solid waste, recycling, compost facilities and agricultural producers would be shielded -More- 

Minor Hotels unveils plans to expand amid tourism boom

Minor Hotels plans to grow its portfolio to 600 properties in 59 countries with more than 91,000 rooms this year, driven by an optimistic outlook for the global tourism industry after Covid-19 infections eased.

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday 6/1/2023

Wall Street closed higher on hopes that the Federal Reserve may soon take it easier on its hikes to interest rates, with the S&P 500 gaining 1% Thursday. Several reports painted a picture of a split U.S. economy. The job market remains remarkably solid, but manufacturing is weakening and ...

4 financial tools that all parents should consider, whether their child is a newborn or a teen

From getting life insurance to setting up a college savings account, a financial planner shares what parents should do once they have kids.

Don’t store money in Venmo, Cash App or PayPal, regulator says

The head of the CFPB is urging consumers to keep their funds in traditional banks and credit unions.

Apple denies hacking thousands of iPhones in Russian spy plot

Debt advisor referral fees banned by regulator

The FCA is banning fees that debt advisors receive for referring people to debt solution companies.

Stark warning over potential bond default

Stock market regulators yesterday warned investors to exercise caution in trading shares of Stark Corporation, saying the listed wire and cable maker is likely to default on payment of corporate bonds worth nearly 9.2 billion baht.

Supreme Court ruled against a union, but left strikers rights protections untouched

The U.S. Supreme Court handed a victory to business interests in a labor dispute. The court ruled against unionized drivers who walked off the job, leaving their trucks loaded with wet concrete.

Chervon recalls nearly 90,000 hedge trimmers after laceration injury reports

Nearly 90,000 hedge trimmers are being recalled because of a laceration hazard that has caused multiple injuries. That's according to a notice posted Thursday by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Chervon North America is recalling about 85,000 of its EGO Power+ Model HT2410 Cordless ...

Train strikes: How have they affected the economy?

The leisure industry has been hit hard, but the rest of the economy has learned to cope.

Greedflation: Are businesses profiteering from cost of living crisis?

As food inflation rises to 19.2%, its highest rate in 42 years, the European Central Bank has suggested it could be down to, in part, businesses profiteering from the cost of living crisis by increasing their prices for larger margins, a term known as "greedflation".

Dollar General sinks 19% on a slashed profit outlook as company says its budget-sensitive customers are relying more on food banks and credit cards

"Unfortunately, our customers are saying they're having to rely more on food banks, savings, credit cards," Dollar General's CEO said.

Billy Joel to end his record-breaking concert series at Madison Square Garden in 2024

Billy Joel is finally moving out of his monthly perch at Madison Square Garden. The singer-songwriter says he will conclude his residency in July 2024 with his 150th lifetime performance. Said Joel at a news conference: “I’m now 74. I’ll be 75 next year. It seems like a nice number.” ...

Russian ultranationalists think Putin's response to the Moscow drone attacks and border raids shows he's 'out of touch with reality'

Russian war-hawks are criticizing what they see as Putin's limited responses to recent drone attacks and cross-border raids against Russia.

Saudi Arabia expands lithium processing to supply BMW

Second facility planned as EV battery supply chains begin to develop outside China

A judge ruled pre-crash terror of 737 MAX crash victims can be considered in damages trial after Boeing lawyers argued they didn't have time to feel pain

Boeing's lawyers had argued that prior cases in Illinois had set the precedent for pre-crash emotional distress not to be included in damage payments.

Exclusive: IEA Head Fatih Birol Wants The Fossil Fuel Industry To Set Climate Targets

Federal government orders desegregation in 32 Mississippi schools

Federal courts have issued desegregation orders for 32 school districts in Mississippi. Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division says the desegregation orders fit into a broader body of civil rights work her division has launched ...

Bus driver seen pushing Just Stop Oil protester blocking road

Elizabeth Holmes profile reportedly caused turmoil within New York Times' newsroom

The profile of disgraced Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes caused widespread backlash online.

HSBC Thailand prepares strategy for expansion

HSBC Thailand aims to raise fresh funds and secure an additional licence in preparation for local business expansion in line with the country's economic growth.

Dancers at a Los Angeles topless bar become the country's first unionized strippers

Dancers at a Los Angeles bar recently became the first strippers in the nation to win union recognition. Dancers at Star Garden hope to inspire other strippers across the country to unionize.

Thai Burger King unit aims to captivate kids

Burger Thailand, the local operator of the Burger King chain, is ramping up its efforts to attract children, part of the company's global strategy.

Motorola's new Razr and Razr Plus might just make you want to switch to a foldable phone. Here's a hands-on look.

Motorola's Razr and Razr Plus are clamshell-style foldable phones that could stand out for their price and large exterior display, respectively.

A woman who works out of a tiny home and gets weekly massages at the office says her job has 'all the perks'

Kylie Goodwin, who works in accounting, shared her cool workplace on TikTok: a village of tiny homes, with each one specially made for each employee.

Extension granted to migrant workforce

Concern over a domestic labour shortage has eased after the cabinet on Tuesday approved an extension to employment contracts that allow more than 200,000 migrant workers to keep their jobs.

Visible Wireless review: Exceptional budget phone plans with unlimited data and reliable coverage

Visible Wireless' affordable unlimited plans make it an attractive phone carrier if you use a lot of data each month.

Airbnb sues New York City over restrictions on short-term rentals

Airbnb is suing New York City over rules that the company says would make it much more difficult for people to turn their property into short-term rentals. Airbnb filed the lawsuit Thursday, and was joined by three of its hosts. Regulations that the city plans to begin enforcing next month ...

Is indicted Chinese billionaire tycoon Guo Wengui secretly bankrolling George Santos's bail?

Ahead of his criminal indictment, George Santos became vocally supportive of exiled Chinese tycoon and Republican patron Guo Wengui.

The wealthy are installing $65,000 cold plunge pools in their yards so they can start their mornings off in frigid water

Cold plunge facilities can cost as much as $65,000, and the wealthy are diving headfirst into the trend to achieve better health.

Biden tripped on stage at the US Air Force Academy graduation

Biden fell at the Air Force Academy graduation Thursday where he gave a commencement address. The White House said he was not injured.

Southeast Side metal-shredder’s permit should have been issued, judge rules

Chewy, Pure Storage rise; Dollar General, Victoria's Secret fall

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Thursday: Chewy, Pure Storage rise; Dollar General, Victoria’s Secret fall.

Meta is requiring employees to come into the office 3 days a week, marking a sharp turn from the company's pro-remote work culture

Meta issued a notice on the new work policy that will go into effect in September on Thursday, an employee confirmed to Insider.

California bill requiring Big Tech to pay for news gains momentum

A bill that would force Big Tech companies to pay news agencies for using their content passed its first big test in the state Legislature on Thursday. Proponents said the measure will provide a lifeline to local news organizations, but opponents said the bill favors out-of-state big newspaper ...

AI will create ‘more losers than winners’ even as Nvidia soars

Big investor says chipmaker will be among handful of tech groups to drive stocks higher

Boeing's astronaut capsule faces more launch delays after latest problems

Boeing's astronaut capsule faces more launch delays after new problems cropped up. Boeing and NASA announced the latest setback Thursday. Until recently, the Starliner capsule was on track for a July test flight with two astronauts to the International Space Station. But final reviews uncovered ...

US averts first-ever default with 11th-hour debt deal

WASHINGTON: United States senators voted to suspend the federal debt limit Thursday, capping weeks of fraught negotiations to eliminate the threat of a disastrous credit default just four days ahead of the deadline set by the Treasury.

Australia Post to cover rising costs by raising parcel prices

The national postal service says price hikes are necessary, as its loss-making business tackles rising labour, energy, and fuel costs.

UK’s pension lifeboat fund slashes equity allocation

Investment chief concerned by ‘stickiness of inflation’ and prefers infrastructure and forestry

US jobs report for May could point to slower hiring as Fed rate hikes cool demand for workers

America’s surprisingly resilient job market may have delivered yet another month of solid hiring and pay gains in May, if economists’ forecasts prove to be correct. Still, some signs of cooling could emerge in the government report being released Friday. Analysts have estimated that hiring ...

Byju’s lenders shelve talks to restructure $1.2 billion loan

Journalists to strike June 5 at the largest US newspaper chain

Journalists across the U.S. will walk off their jobs next week at publications owned by Gannett, the largest newspaper chain in the U.S. Their union said Thursday that the mostly one-day strike will start June 5. It aims to protest the company’s leadership and cost-cutting measures imposed ...

Indian Railways To Revamp 1,275 Stations Under Amrit Bharat Scheme

Approximately 1.8 crore passengers travel daily on Indian Railways, and these efforts are being made to ensure the provision and availability of adequate catering facilities in trains and stations for passengers.

Elon Musk Net Worth Soars: Tesla, Twitter CEO is World’s Richest Once Again

Elon Musk’s net worth soars, making the Twitter and Tesla boss the world’s richest man yet again.

Judge: Diamond Sports must pay full value of contracts to Diamondbacks, Guardians, Twins, Rangers

A federal bankruptcy judge has ordered Diamond Sports to pay the full value of its media contracts to the Arizona Diamondbacks, Cleveland Guardians, Minnesota Twins and Texas Rangers. Judge Christopher Lopez made the ruling on Thursday in Houston. Diamond Sports, which owns 19 networks under ...

Judge Dismisses D.C.’s Privacy Lawsuit Against Meta

The District of Columbia accused the company of sharing user data in deceptive ways. A Superior Court decision said Meta had made its policies clear.

Arizona to restrict some new construction in fast-growing areas of Phoenix reliant on groundwater

Arizona will not approve new housing construction on the fast-growing edges of metro Phoenix that rely on groundwater thanks to years of overuse and a multi-decade drought worsened by climate change. In a news conference Thursday, Gov. Katie Hobbs announced the pause on new construction that ...

Boeing and NASA Delay Launch of Starliner Over Parachutes and Wiring

The Starliner capsule was poised to fly people to orbit in July for the first time. But reviews found problems with its parachutes and its wiring.

Some Democrats don't like Biden and McCarthy's debt-ceiling bill — but they'll vote for it because 'the macro alternative is absolutely indigestible'

"We have to weigh the consequences of default against the pain that Republicans are trying to impose," Sen. Elizabeth Warren told Politico.

‘Very distressed’: Bubs founder says investor concern prompted serious action

The stage is set for ousted founder Kristy Carr to try to remake the company she founded – from the outside.

Inside Cannon-Brookes’ ‘big swing’ to sell sunshine to Singapore

Two things the climate emergency calls for most are bold ambition and money. Last week, Mike Cannon-Brookes left little doubt that he has both.

Here’s What’s in the Debt Ceiling Deal

Two years of spending caps, additional work requirements for food stamps and cuts to I.R.S. funding are among the components in the deal.

Sachin Tendulkar Buys Lamborghini Urus S Sports SUV Worth Rs 4.22 Crore

Sachin Tendulkar has bought a brand new Lamborghini Urus S sports SUV and chose a colour very similar to Rohit Sharma's Urus, which also matches the colour of the Indian Cricket team's jersey.

Manufacturing activity hits 31-month high as supply woes ease

Was mass hysteria behind the mysterious case of 227 middle school students fainting last fall?

Mass hysteria is likely behind a mysterious case of 227 middle school students fainting last fall, despite being hundreds of miles apart.

Now that DeSantis has made attacking 'woke' his signature move, Trump says he doesn't like the word because 'half the people' who use it 'can't even define it'

Trump has frequently used the word "woke" in the past to attack Democrats, a move his 2024 challenger DeSantis has also embraced.

We're a millennial couple in Singapore, where real-estate prices are skyrocketing. House hunting was surprisingly easy.

We found a corner unit with spacious rooms in an area public transportation serves well. More importantly, it was within our budget.

Vladimir Putin no longer has the money or the kit to sustain a modern war

Last year, Vladimir Putin had no difficulty financing his invasion. This year he will have to choose between guns for his troops and butter for his people.

AustralianSuper freezes future contracts with PwC

The country’s biggest superannuation fund says it has paused any new contracts with PwC due to the tax leak scandal.

Audit finds National Highway Traffic Safety Administration auto safety defect probes take too long

A government audit has found that the U.S. agency charged with keeping the roads safe is slow to investigate automobile safety defects, limiting its ability to handle rapidly changing or severe risks. In addition, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Office of Defects ...

Clinical trials can be our turning point to turbocharge life sciences here in the UK

Being a leader in clinical trials means approving new groundbreaking drugs at pace. Here in the UK, we're bound by bureaucracy; breaking free would provide benefits for the whole life sciences sector, writes Patrick King

Wall Street rises on hopes of Fed pausing hikes, debt ceiling deal cheer

US stock indexes rose as the Labor Department released payroll data and claims for jobless benefits, indicating that the nation's labor market is still tight and wage inflation is slowing. The Federal Reserve intends to raise interest rates but if unemployment figures remain high, the Federal ...

Judge in Disney-DeSantis federal lawsuit removes himself

The federal judge assigned to the Walt Disney Co.’s lawsuit against Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has recused himself from the case.

Brics ministers call for rebalancing of global order away from West

The talks attended by Russia in South Africa are clouded by allegations of war crimes in Ukraine.

GST mop-up rises 12% in May, tops Rs 1.5 lakh crore for 3rd month in a row

Govt looking into airfare surge: Aviation minister Scindia

Taking cognisance of the surge in airfares on sectors where Go First had a strong presence, Union aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia has put together agroup to study the spikes. “We are doing a full analysis on these routes and we will speak to our airlines to make sure that fares are ...

'Shrink the room': How Biden and McCarthy struck a debt-limit deal and staved off a catastrophe

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was advice that Mitch McConnell had offered to Joe Biden once already: To resolve the debt-limit standoff, he needed to strike a deal with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy — and McCarthy alone. But after a first meeting of the top four congressional leaders with the ...

Oregon youths’ climate lawsuit against US government can proceed to trial, judge rules

A federal judge has ruled that a lawsuit brought by young Oregon-based climate activists can proceed to trial. The Thursday ruling comes years after the plaintiffs first filed their lawsuit attempting to hold the nation’s leadership accountable for its role in climate change. U.S. District ...

Affordable housing? Build and they will come

The real supply issue is not the building of enough houses, it’s building enough housing where people want to live.

‘More frugal, less ego’: music legend Hartwig Masuch bows out from BMG

Focus on music rights has helped German group become challenger to bigger labels in streaming era

After decades of attempts, major Alabama bill to cut state's 4% grocery tax wins final passage

Alabama families could soon pay less at the grocery store after lawmakers gave final passage to a landmark bill to gradually remove half of the 4% state sales tax on food by September 2024. Approval of the tax cut plan came Thursday after decades of unsuccessful attempts. The legislation now ...

Rocket Internet backs away from start-up investing in tech downturn

Oliver Samwer quietly transforms one of Europe’s most aggressive VC firms into a more conservative investment house

A renovated Fleet Street will make London a stellar example of how modern cities work

Fleet Street will soon be transformed into a vibrant, lively destination for workers and visitors. It will show how London areas can thrive as cities all over the world modernise and change, writes Lucy French

Congress approves debt deal, averting a US default

President Joe Biden will now sign the measure into law, staving off worldwide economic chaos.

How to Enforce a Debt Deal: Through ‘Meat-Ax’ Cuts Nobody Wants

The debt-limit legislation includes a provision meant to force both sides to pass additional bills following through on their deal: the threat of automatic cuts if they fail to do so.

As legal gambling surges, should schools teach teens about risk?

Warnings about the potential dangers of gambling could soon join education about drugs and alcohol in the nation's classrooms. Virginia recently passed a law requiring gambling risk education in the schools, and New Jersey and Michigan are considering similar measures. West Virginia and ...

Stock market today: Asia follows Wall Street up on hopes Fed will ease off rate hikes

Asian stock markets are following Wall Street higher ahead of an update on the U.S. jobs market. This comes after Federal Reserve officials reignited hopes they might skip another interest rate hike this month. Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul advanced Friday. Oil prices strengthened. Wall ...

Alert: Senate passes bill to raise debt ceiling, staving off default just days before deadline; Biden expected to sign quickly

Senate passes bill to raise debt ceiling, staving off default just days before deadline; Biden expected to sign quickly.

Facing water shortages, Arizona will curtail some new development around Phoenix

The state of Arizona today said it will no longer issue new development approvals based on groundwater alone.

Australia’s biggest pension fund freezes new business with PwC over tax scandal

AustralianSuper is latest organisation to suspend work with Big Four firm over leaks of confidential government information

Can you cut costs to lift your returns?

Competition leads to lower prices — but read the platforms’ small print

iPhone in India: Foxconn to manufacture smartphones in Karnataka by April 2024

Apple's decision to manufacture iPhones in India aims at diversifying its supply chains away from China

Judge in Disney World Case Steps Aside but Blasts Ron DeSantis’s Lawyers

The judge accused Gov. Ron DeSantis’s lawyers, who wanted him off the case, of “rank judge shopping.” But he disqualified himself because a relative owns Disney stock.

Why private capital flows in the EU remain sluggish

Now is the time for the bloc to complete its banking and capital markets union

Trade unions try to adapt to new world realities

Employee unions are making a lot of noise as the world around them changes. But is this really a renaissance for employees in a time of high inflation, a worker shortage and artificial intelligence?

Some trans people turn to crowdfunding to leave Florida after anti-LGBTQ+ laws

Dozens of transgender people in Florida who can't afford to move are turning to crowdfunding to help them leave after the passage of new legislation that targets the LGBTQ community. That includes a law that curtails access to gender-affirming care for adults and bans it for minors. People have ...

London can lead the financial world thanks to its command of artificial intelligence

Despite some ringing alarm bells, London is still the leading financial centre. And much credit goes to its ability to harness new technologies like it has done with artificial intelligence, writes Gerald Chappell

UK inflation: Food prices causing problems for farmers

Tessa Elliot, a farmer from Pembrokeshire, says inflation has made it difficult to keep afloat.

FirstFT: EU tells UK to ease pain of post-Brexit car tariffs by joining trade pact

Also in today’s newsletter, US Senate passes debt ceiling deal and Brazil says Russia’s concerns must be heard

The Senate passes the bipartisan debt ceiling bill, sending it to Biden's desk just days before the US defaults

The Senate sped through votes on Thursday night to pass Biden and McCarthy's bill to raise the debt ceiling just days before a potential default.

Meta tests blocking news content on Instagram, Facebook for some Canadians

Meta is preparing to block news for some Canadians on Facebook and Instagram in a temporary test that is expected to last through the end of June. The Silicon Valley tech giant is following in the steps of Google, which earlier this year blocked news content from some of its Canadian users ...

Iowa officials expected to detail demolition plans for partially collapsed building

Plans to demolish a partially collapsed six-story apartment building in Iowa could become more clear. Davenport Mayor Mike Matson says officials likely would announce Friday that a company would plan out a “very systematic approach” for the building after a section crumbled last weekend and ...

An employee in China was fired for taking toilet breaks of up to 6 hours a day, which he said was due to a medical issue

The employee, Wang, underwent surgery for an anorectal issue in December 2014 but was still experiencing pain after the procedure.

Brussels urges UK to join trade pact to ease risk of post-Brexit car tariffs

Trade experts warn British membership of Pan-Euro-Mediterranean convention is not ‘immediate fix’

On the rocks: P Diddy, George Clooney and the racism row surrounding their drinks

The rapper claims the world’s biggest spirits maker has not treated the brands he fronts with the same care as those owned by white celebrities.

Twitter's head of trust and safety says she has resigned

Ella Irwin, head of Twitter's trust and safety team, has resigned from her role, leaving the company in a time of disarray. The social media giant has been criticized for its lack of protection against harmful content since Elon Musk acquired the company in October. Brands are reluctant ...

FlyBig Airlines Commences Guwahati-Silchar Daily Flight Services

The FlyBig flight in the Guwahati-Silchar-Guwahati route will be supported by the Assam Tourism Development Corporation Limited (ATDCL).

Netflix Shareholders Vote to Reject Executive Pay Packages

The vote, after the union representing striking writers urged opposition, can be overruled by the streaming giant’s board of directors.

AI will 'create more losers than winners,' says major investor in chipmaker Nvidia - latest updates

Pheu Thai shelves digital cash plan

Pheu Thai's digital wallet scheme will be shelved for the time being to make way for the social welfare policies of the Move Forward Party (MFP), according to the party's secretary-general, Paopoom Rojanasakul.

Todd Maisch dies at 57: Illinois Chamber of Commerce leader and business ‘champion’

US, Taiwan sign trade deal over China's opposition

The United States has signed a trade agreement with Taiwan over opposition from China, which claims the self-ruled island democracy as part of its territory. The two governments say the U.S.-Taiwan Initiative on 21st Century Trade will strengthen commercial relations by improving customs, ...

Ben Roberts-Smith quits Seven in disgrace after defamation loss

The soldier, once hailed a war hero, had been on leave from the company where he had worked as a senior Queensland executive.

Natwest set to receive £47m after reducing stake in Irish bank Permanent TSB

Natwest and the Irish finance ministry have sold nearly 55m shares in Permanent TSB, representing about 10 per cent of the Irish bank’s share capital. The sale reduces Natwest’s share holding from around 16.7 per cent to around 11.7 per cent. The Irish government will continue to hold 57.4 ...

Watch: Mumbai-Goa Vande Bharat Express Completes Trial Run In Scenic Konkan Region

Before the flag-off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Vande Bharat Express completed its trial run in the Konkan region of the Western Ghats.

Wharton professor Jeremy Siegel says investors' hopes of a Fed pause are pushing stocks higher – and skipping a rate hike would lower the risk of a US recession

The academic and market expert doesn't see US stocks surging this year, despite AI hope driving them higher in recent months.

Will a Dollar General Ruin a Rural Crossroads?

A fight over a proposed chain store is also about what “country” means to different people in a small community.

AP PHOTOS: As Spain's 'peasant farmers of the sea,' groups of women dig for clams

LOURIZAN, Spain (AP) — They fan out in groups, mostly women, plodding in rain boots across the soggy wet sands of the inlet, making the most of the low tide. Hustling along with rakes and buckets, they chat and laugh gaily. These are clam diggers, or as they call themselves, “the peasant ...

Government preparing for legal fight with Covid inquiry over Boris Johnson WhatsApp messages

Ministers are preparing for a high-profile legal battle with the Covid-19 inquiry as the Government seeks to challenge the request for Boris Johnson’s unredacted WhatsApp messages and notebooks.  Bereaved families and opposition parties hit out at the Government after the Cabinet Office took ...

US Senate approves debt ceiling bill narrowly avoiding traumatic default

The US Senate approved a deal to suspend the debt ceiling yesterday, avoiding a traumatic federal default by a matter of days.  63 senators backed the proposals on Thursday night after the deal secured bipartisan support in the House of Representatives on Wednesday.   Senate Majority Leader ...

GDP forecast of 6.5% for current fiscal looks possible, says government

Audi Chai Wala: Mumbai Man Sells Tea Form Luxury Sedan, Video Goes Viral

The man selling tea out of Audi's trunk was caught on camera, and now the video of the incident has gone viral on Instagram and has erupted a wave of reactions from netizens.

Japan's Nikkei closes at 32-year high as US default fears ease

Japanese stocks reached a three-decade high, with the Nikkei index up 1.21% to close at 31,384.93 points, and the Topix rising 1.55% to 2,182.70 points. The rise comes after the US government lifted its debt ceiling, avoiding a default, and due to the Bank of Japan being in no rush to tighten ...

World’s joint-biggest cargo ship leaves UK after first visit

The world’s joint-largest cargo ship has set sail from the UK after its first visit. The 1,300ft (400-metre) MSC Loreto vessel is capable of holding 24,346 standard containers, which is currently the record number. It shares this title with its sister vessel, the MSC Irina. MSC Loreto arrived ...

FTSE 100 live: London markets rise after US Senate passes debt ceiling deal

London’s markets opened higher on Friday morning as investors breathed a sigh of relief after the US Senate approved a deal to lift the debt ceiling.  The capital’s premier index climbed 0.43 per cent to 7,522.15 points, while the domestically-focused mid-cap FTSE 250 index, which is more ...

How will generative AI — such as ChatGPT — affect the workplace?

New technologies often benefit highly paid, college-educated professionals — while putting others out of work. Research indicates generative AI could benefit middle-skill workers in surprising ways.

EP: 204 Epsom Derby Day & Hong Kong

One of the world’s greatest races takes place at Epsom racecourse on Saturday when the 3 year old colts line up in the Betfred Derby on what is always a great day of flat racing. Today we hear from Irish trainers Aidan O’Brien and John Joseph Murphy ahead of the big race. City AM Racing [...]

Phillip Schofield: 'Do you want me to die? Because that’s where I am'

'#CancelNetflix': Twitter users boast about ditching Netflix subscriptions amid password-sharing backlash

Earlier this month, Netflix outlined how it intends to crack down on the rampant sharing of account passwords in the US.

Two casino giants exploring Thailand

Two of the world’s top casino operators are laying the groundwork to potentially establish gambling facilities in Thailand as the industry looks to hedge against a deteriorating outlook in Macau.

I worked side by side with Elizabeth Holmes. She seemed like a visionary, but we were all duped — and it's a comfort to see justice served.

Patrick O'Neill shares what it was like to work closely with Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, who is serving an 11-year jail sentence for fraud.

United's Midnight air taxi is on track to debut by 2025 — take a look at the plane

Archer's Midnight electric air taxi is planned to operate as a United hopper service between airports and city centers starting in 2025, with fares similar to an Uber ride.

Elon Musk's Twitter loses second trust and safety chief

Ella Irwin is the second person to leave the role since Mr Musk bought Twitter in October 2022.

I'm an ex-Amazon senior leader. Here's why layoffs keep happening and why ambitious managers are fueling them.

Brandon Southern has led teams at places like eBay and GameStop. He's seen first-hand what happens when a company chooses not to reward efficiency.

The CEO of software giant Intuit, which has avoided mass layoffs, says tech firms axed jobs because they misread the pandemic

The CEO of Intuit, which has not conducted mass cuts, said companies wrongly believed temporary pandemic growth would lead to permanent gains.

Strikes by RMT members continue today causing travel disruption

Strikes by railway workers continued on Friday, causing fresh travel disruption for passengers. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union employed by train operators across England walked out in a long-running dispute over jobs, pay and conditions. Train services were disrupted ...

Wall Street rises on hopes the Fed may take it easier on rate hikes

Wall Street rose on Thursday with hopes that the Federal Reserve may soon take it easier on its hikes to interest rates. The S&P 500 rallied 1 per cent after a suite of reports painted a picture of a split US economy. The job market remains solid, but manufacturing is weakening and retailers ...

Inflation in India breached central bank's target but deviation lower than peers

Dechra agrees £4.5bn takeover offer from buyout group EQT

Move for veterinary pharma company would represent one of biggest UK private equity deals this year

IndiGo Announces Flights To Africa, Central Asia Under Massive International Expansion Plans

IndiGo also is strengthening its connectivity to Europe through the codeshare connections with Turkish Airline and offers connectivity to 33 destinations in Europe via Istanbul. 

Why Lufthansa’s stake in Alitalia successor ITA could signal a wave of European consolidation

Lufthansa’s purchase of a minority stake in Italy’s loss-making ITA Airways injects fresh momentum into a wave of consolidation in Europe’s fragmented aviation market that could see more mid-tier national carriers snapped up. The German group will be judged on whether it can make the ...

Go First Crisis: Aviation Ministry Analysing Airline's Impact On Rising Airfare

Go First Airline, which is undergoing an insolvency resolution process, has not been flying since May 3 impacting airfare on most of its routes. 

Labor Department to release clues as to how hot the summer job market may be

The Labor Department reports Friday on job growth in the month of May. Many employers say they're still hiring, but they're not as desperate for workers as they were at this time last year.

Investors Sour on China’s Stocks, Renewing Fears About Economy

They initially reacted enthusiastically to China’s reversal of pandemic restrictions but have since taken a dimmer view of the country’s recovery.

FA Cup final: Pep Guardiola and Erik ten Hag cup final records compared

For a manager accused of over-thinking big games, Pep Guardiola almost always gets it right when a trophy is in sight – but his opponent in Saturday’s FA Cup final, Erik ten Hag is no slouch either. Late on a balmy April evening in 2011, Angel di Maria scampered down the left flank towards ...

Mad About The Boy charts 73 years of Noël Coward’s amazing life

This new, bite-sized biography of the late playwright, actor, and raconteur Noël Coward squeezes a lot into just over ninety minutes, but while it rarely stops for breath, it paints an interesting portrait of a life of contradictions. Barnaby Thompson, director of the St Trinian’s reboot and ...

Poland's president proposes urgent amendments to law on Russian influences

Polish President Andrzej Duda has said unexpectedly that he was proposing urgent amendments to a contentious law on Russian that he signed this week and that drew U.S. and European Union criticism. Duda said he was aware of the controversies including in Poland that surround the law proposed ...

Amazon's India, South Asia cloud unit head resigns

Vaishali Kasture, currently head of enterprise for mid-market and global businesses at AWS India and South Asia, would take on the role of interim leader of commercial business for the unit, the US online retailer said.

Cost of insurance against UK debt default has more than doubled over last year

The cost of insuring the UK’s debt against default has more than doubled in the past year, as rising rates, increased borrowing and a deteriorating economic environment spooked investors.  According to exclusive data from reinsurance firm Chaucer, the cost of a credit default swap (CDS) ...

Twitter Trust and Safety Head Ella Irwin Resigns: Slack Account Now Deactivated?

Twitter trust and safety lead, Ella Irwin, announced her resignation.

India has set a target of achieving net zero by 2070: Civil Aviation Secretary Rajiv Bansal

Nearly 4,000 people lost their jobs last month because of AI — the first time that's been cited as a reason, one report says

Artificial intelligence was included as a reason for lost jobs for the first time in the May report from Challenger, Gray, and Christmas.

Portugal: Water scarcity weighs on drought-stricken economy

In mainland Europe's westernmost country, water is becoming scarce. Still, Portuguese politicians continue to focus on economic activities that consume particularly large amounts of water, activists say.

Tripped Up: Resolving a United Dispute Over Refundable Tickets

A couple had to cancel a South America trip for which they’d bought refundable tickets. The airline wouldn’t cough up the cash, and they felt like they’d hit the brick wall of bureaucracy — until our columnist stepped in.

‘Quality of rugby incredible but off field the sport is a total mess’

It has been a totally infuriating season as a rugby fan. There’s no denying the product on the field is outstanding – last week’s Premiership final showed that – but the sport needs to be honest with itself off the field and sort itself out. Rugby union as we know it is in bedlam; ...

RBI-MPC May Not Change Interest Rate: Experts

The MPC met on April 3, 5 and 6 this year and decided to pause on the repo rate at 6.50 per cent after hiking continuously earlier as an inflation control measure.

Kyiv defenses thwart Russia's 6th air assault in 6 days against Ukraine capital

Officials say Ukrainian air defenses have shot down more than 30 Russian cruise missiles and drones in Moscow’s sixth air attack in six days on Kyiv. They said Friday that the Ukrainian capital was simultaneously attacked late Thursday from different directions by Iranian-made Shahed drones ...

Explained: How To Book Delhi Metro Tickets On WhatsApp? Step-By-Step Guide

Here's how Delhi Metro commuters can use WhatsApp to book a ticket valid at multiple stations, including New Delhi, Shivaji Stadium, Dhaula Kuan, and more.

Animal drugmaker Dechra backs £4.5bn takeover swoop from Swedish firm EQT

Animal drugmaker Dechra Pharmaceuticals has backed a £4.5bn takeover bid from Swedish investment firm EQT today in what would be one of the biggest take-private deals in London so far this year.

Revolution Beauty: Beleaguered firm’s delayed results after accounts probe shows dip in digital sales

Problem-hit Revolution Beauty, whose shares have been suspended since September, said it has seen a drop in digital sales but has been helped by customers returning to normal shops. In a set of heavily delayed interim results, the business said digital wholesale revenue fell 22% in the six ...

Rs 280 Cr Vanished As Another Indian Startup Founder Enjoyed Lavish Lifestyle

According to a report in leading startup news portal Inc42, Broker Network burnt over Rs 280 crore in less than 18 months, while over 150 employees have not been paid since November last year.

Google leads funding round for Indian space startup Pixxel

Google is leading a $36m funding round for Indian satellite-image startup, Pixxel. The Bengaluru-based company is constructing a satellite constellation able to recognise mineral deposits and analyse the productivity of crops via an image's spectral signature. Clients include mining giant Rio ...

Clashes in Senegal leave at least 9 dead; government bans use of social media platforms

Senegal's government says that at least nine people have been killed in violent clashes between police and supporters of opposition leader Ousmane Sonko. The deaths occurred mainly in the capital Dakar and Ziguinchor in the south where Sonko is mayor. Some social media sites used ...

Centrist parties alarmed as poll shows growing support for German far right

Prominent members of German mainstream parties have expressed alarm at a new poll released showing support for the far-right Alternative for Germany at a record high. The latest DeutschlandTrend survey was released Thursday. It's conducted monthly by infratest dimap for public broadcaster ARD. ...

Bloomsbury: survival of publishers points to AI prophecy overkill

Printed books continue to dominate sales over digital formats

High-flying trading boss hit with 16 charges

Former Berndale Capital Securities boss Stavro D’Amore and the trading house’s director Daniel Kirby are accused of misusing client funds and providing false information.

SWCA acquires global sustainability consultant ALO Advisors LLC

British Airways vows to challenge near £1m fine by US govt over refunds for cancelled pandemic flights

British Airways has been fined almost £1 million by the US government over claims it failed to pay refunds for cancelled flights. The US Transportation Department said in a legal document the airline did not “provide timely refunds to passengers” for abandoned or rescheduled flights to and ...

PM Modi To Flag Off Mumbai-Goa Vande Bharat Express Tomorrow: Check Route, Timing

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the Mumbai-Goa Vande Bharat Express via video conferencing with the train beginning its journey from Madgaon station.

It's not just you: Many jobs are requiring more interviews. Here's how to stand out

A recruiter and a dating coach weigh in on the stress of multiple rounds of interviews before a candidate gets an offer, and share tips for navigating the process.

IMF says Sri Lanka's economic recovery shows signs of improvement but challenges remain

The International Monetary Fund says that debt-stricken Sri Lanka, which declared bankruptcy last year, is showing signs of economic improvement but its recovery still faces challenges. Sri Lanka declared bankruptcy in April 2022 and said it was suspending repayment of its foreign debt. ...

US reopens embassy in Seychelles after 27-year absence

The United States has reopened its embassy in the Seychelles after a 27-year absence during which China and other U.S. rivals made significant inroads in the Indian Ocean islands. The U.S. State Department announced the move late Thursday. It came after Washington unveiled plans to open ...

Commercial LPG cylinder prices slashed by Rs 83.5; domestic unchanged

AP Week in Pictures: Europe and Africa

May 26-June 1, 2023 From the Russia-Ukraine war, elections in Turkey and Spain, and clashes in Senegal, to the French Open tennis tournament and the Europa League soccer final, this photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published in the week by The Associated ...

Watch: US President Joe Biden, 80, falls over after a speech

US President Joe Biden fell over after giving a speech thanking US air force academy graduates for choosing “service over self”. He said they now have the “great privilege” of leading in a world that will only get more confusing in the years to come, and then stumbled on stage after ...

Mumbai's Audi Chaiwala Sell Tea On Trunk Of The Luxury Car; Video Goes Viral On Social Media

The duo have been selling tea for Rs 20 from the trunk of the luxury car, worth Rs 70 lakh, in the plush neighbourhood of Lokhandwala in the western suburb of Andheri for the last six months.

How Turkey's president Erdogan has maintained a tight grip on power in the country

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan takes the oath of office and starts his third presidential term Saturday following his latest election win. Erdogan prevailed in a runoff race last weekend despite a severely troubled economy and his government’s criticized response to a February ...

Biden to enforce ban on oil, gas drilling to protect tribal sites around New Mexico's Chaco

The Biden administration is implementing a 20-year withdrawal banning oil and gas development outside the boundaries of Chaco Culture National Historical Park in northwestern New Mexico. The action taken by Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland in the nation’s No. 2 oil-producing state was ...

Morning news brief

The Senate passes debt ceiling bill that prevents the U.S. from defaulting. A mom takes on YouTube over deadly social media blackout challenge. The U.S. and China headline a global defense summit.

Sticky inflation and regulatory pressure push UK deals to lowest level since 2016

Deals in the UK have slumped to their lowest level since 2016 amid sticky inflation and regulatory pressure.

London SPAC looks to pounce on falling fintech valuations before float next week

A special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) said it is looking to capitalise on a plunge in the valuations of fintech firms today as it prepares to begin trading on the main market of the London Stock Exchange next week.

EV startup Fisker's first SUV bests Tesla Model Y with 360 miles of range

Fisker plans to start delivering electric Ocean SUVs to US customers in June. The model starts at $37,499.

First-ever livestream from Mars will beam back images from the red planet today. Watch it here.

Never have images from the red planet been seen in near real-time. You can watch the live stream here starting Friday at 12 p.m. ET.

The AI craze drove investors to pour a record $8.5 billion into tech funds last week, Bank of America says

The ChatGPT-fueled "baby bubble" has become the dominant theme for markets, strategist Michael Hartnett said in a research note.

We just got 2 alarming signals that an economic slowdown is upon us

Even dollar stores aren't immune from a spending slowdown that one CEO says started all the way back in March.

America’s doughnut capital. Can we stop at just one?

No country loves fried dough more than the United States. But is America split by a hidden doughnut divide? We investigate.

India's forex reserves fall for second straight week

India's foreign exchange reserves fell for a second consecutive week and stood at a one-month low of $589.14 billion as of May 26, the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) data showed on Friday. That was a decrease of $4.34 billion from the previous week. Reserves had fallen by $6.05 billion in the ...

Meet Sunny Balwani: Theranos No. 2 and Elizabeth Holmes' ex-boyfriend who's serving a 13-year prison sentence and was just ordered to pay $452 million in restitution with her

While Elizabeth Holmes is well-known in the Theranos saga, Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani is more of an enigma. Here's what we know about his life and career.

Chicago City Hall’s permit denial for Southeast Side metal-shredder Southside Recycling overruled by administrative judge Martin Ex

It's becoming clear that AI is going to whack the mediocre middle of office workers

AI is going to have a huge impact on the workforce. And while there will be winners in the workplace, there will also be losers.

China’s quandary: Bail out debt-laden cities, or risk disruptive defaults?

Across China, local governments are struggling under a $23 trillion pile of debt. Beijing doesn't want to rescue them, but it also doesn't want them failing.

Biden joked he was "sandbagged" after tripping at US Air Force Academy graduation

President Joe Biden tripped and fell after handing out diplomas at a graduation ceremony for the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs on Thursday.

10 Things in Tech: Hype House for generative AI developers, why Apple is jumping into the metaverse, and a long-range, electric Toyota

In today's edition: Marc Benioff and Sam Altman are neighbors who dine together, generative AI has a blackface problem, and more headlines.

Dollar dominance could give way to a 'tripolar' currency system as China's yuan and the euro rise on the world stage

"With capital controls, it would be difficult for the [yuan] to become a viable international currency," economist Stephen Jen told Insider.

Russia destroyed Ukraine's 'last warship' in Black Sea missile attack, defense ministry said

Russia claims it had destroyed the Yuriy Olefirenko, Ukraine's landing craft ship, in a missile strike on the port of Odesa in the Black Sea.

PM hails 2022-23 growth figures, says they show Indian economy's resilience

Putin’s war on Ukraine is only costing a tiny sliver of Russia’s GDP

Insider's Phil Rosen breaks down how Russia's economy has fared since it invaded Ukraine and the costs of the war effort.

The new Barbie movie used so much pink paint on set that it caused an international shortage, according to its production designer

Barbie's production designer Sarah Greenwood joked that they used so much pink paint on set that "the world ran out of pink."

Russia is caught between using its military to fight attacks within its own borders and invading Ukraine, UK intel says

Russia is fighting attacks from rebel groups in its own borders, which the UK MOD said poses a new challenge to arming its fight in Ukraine.

Rupee sees best week in five; traders await US jobs data

The Indian rupee closed at 82.3050 against the US dollar on Friday, resulting in its best week in five due to the weakening of the US dollar. Upbeat Indian economic growth figures coupled with an improvement in foreign investment have improved investor confidence in the country. US economic ...

US housing could see a 2008-style correction as rising flood risk means 20% of the market could be mispriced, 'Big Short' investor says

The housing market could be overvalued by $200 billion as flood risks put the housing market at risk of a major devaluation.

Veteran UK stockpicker Richard Buxton bows out of Jupiter

Asset manager is known for his public stances on governance and shareholder rights

Pictured: How the British public are fighting back against Just Stop Oil

Volkswagen revealed its throwback electric van coming to the US in 2024 — see ID. Buzz in all its retro glory

The ID. Buzz has three rows of seats, a funky interior, and vintage style. It goes on sale in the US in 2024.

9 money-smart books that make the perfect graduation gifts

One day, when the money issues become overwhelming, your present might deliver the guidance that young adults need to overcome financial obstacles.

Active management is a sham — no wonder my returns are suspect

I’m a hypocrite for deriding stock pickers but choosing my own funds

Meet the product designer going viral for his 'unhinged' ideas to improve apps — like nepotism disclosures on LinkedIn, and 'diet mode' for Uber Eats

From a nepotism disclosure on LinkedIn to a "bite request" from your DoorDash driver, Soren Iverson is poking fun at our dependence on technology.

In Norway, Indigenous Sami protest outside prime minister's office against wind farm

Dozen of activists including Indigenous Sami are protesting outside the office of Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre. The activists on Friday vowed to block entry to the complex to remind the government that they want a wind farm removed because they say it endangers the reindeer ...

Several top House Democrats want to get rid of the debt ceiling and economic 'hostage taking'

Republicans used the debt ceiling's risk of default to force spending cuts. Some Democrats want to repeal it to prevent this from happening again.

US adds 339,000 jobs in May defying slowdown fears

Job creation in the US was far stronger than expected as the central bank fights inflation.

Dettori chilled ahead of Derby farewell

EPSOM’s weighing room will be full of tension, nerves and anticipation on Saturday afternoon, as 14 jockeys prepare for the most revered horse race in the world, the Derby. Yet, the man who’s getting a leg-up in the race for the final time is showing no such emotion. Frankie Dettori, who ...

Nike Chief Design Officer tells college grads to embrace what makes you different. 'I view my dyslexia as a gift to see the world differently.'

The company's chief design officer gave a commencement address at Penn State and encouraged graduates to take chances and find their superpower.

Getting rich is only a swipe away

Social media has proved a fertile hunting ground for fraudsters looking to pitch people get-rich-quick schemes.

National Grid’s electricity system operator to allow energy firms to connect new projects

Energy firms will be able to build their own connections to the grid, confirms National Grid's electricity system operator.

Twitter's head of trust and safety resigns, becoming the 2nd person to quit the role following Elon Musk's takeover

Ella Irwin confirmed to Reuters that she'd left her position at Twitter. Her predecessor, Yoel Roth, resigned on November 10.

The Pentagon will pay for SpaceX's Starlink in Ukraine months after Elon Musk complained and asked it to pick up the bill

Elon Musk's SpaceX wrote to the Pentagon in September asking it to fund Ukraine's Starlink service, saying it could cost $400 million, CNN reported.

Apple Is Stepping Into the Metaverse. Will Anyone Care?

Interest in the futuristic, immersive digital world is fading just as Apple plans to debut a virtual reality device.

German brand Blaupunkt to invest Rs 100 cr in TV manufacturing in India, eyes 10% market share

New Delhi-Haridwar Vande Bharat Express: Route, Fare, Timing And More

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently flagged off the Delhi-Dehradun Vande Bharat Express train, with a halt at the Haridwar Railway Station as well.  

Roger Stone was caught on hot mic explaining how he manipulated Trump

In an upcoming documentary, Roger Stone, who advised Trump for many years, said the former president is "not easy to deal with."

People probably have to be on Ozempic forever. But no one is ready for the bill.

The weight-loss drugs are probably lifelong medications, but some employers and prescriptions startups are reluctant to approach them this way.

Teenage terrorist Matthew King who was radicalised in lockdown is jailed

Commercial LPG cylinder prices slashed, new rates applicable from today

UK’s biggest rail union says it will not ‘disarm’ for pay talks

Warning from RMT leader Mick Lynch comes as strikes affect high-profile sporting weekend

HSBC leads banks’ plans to hike savings rates – and analysts say they could go up even further

HSBC UK is boosting the interest rates on some savings accounts with increases of up to 0.75 percentage points, the bank has announced. The increases will come into effect next week, on Thursday June 8. They include a 0.75 percentage point increase on the bank’s mysavings and premier savings ...

An airline tried to charge a couple almost $100 to bring 2 small pastries on a plane, sparking fury among lawmakers, reports say

The couple eventually decided to ditch the snacks rather than pay Ryanair's additional fee, per reports by The Guardian and The Mirror.

Growth of eight key infrastructure sectors slides to 6-month low of 3.5% in April

Jobs Numbers in Focus as the Fed Hints at a ‘Skip’

Federal Reserve officials are expected to leave rates unchanged at their June 13-14 meeting. Fresh jobs data will factor into the decision.

Ron DeSantis weirdly refused to say how to pronounce his name, after being called out for flip-flopping between different ways

"It's ridiculous. These stupid things. Listen, the way to pronounce my last name – winner," DeSantis snapped when asked by a reporter about his name.

The debt-ceiling bill that just passed the Senate eases the way for a new gas pipeline — and for clean energy projects like EV charging and solar panels

One of the bipartisan compromises in the debt-ceiling bill could make it easier to build energy projects in the US — both clean and fossil fuel.

A new way for investors to help light up Africa

A $130mn solar securitisation could set an important precedent

Markets settle with gains after two days of fall

Benchmark stock indices Sensex and Nifty closed higher on Friday after two days of fall, helped by buying in metal, telecom and auto stocks amid a firm trend in global markets. Automakers led by Maruti Suzuki India, Hyundai, Mahindra & Mahindra reporting robust wholesales of passenger vehicles ...

JPMorgan downgrades Target stock because of its high exposure to millennials and the upcoming resumption of student loan payments

JPMorgan cut its rating on Target to "Neutral" from "Overweight" and slashed its price target to $144 from $182.

GDP for March quarter of 2022-23 rose to 6.1%, FY23 growth pegged lower at 7.2%

IAF Rafale Fighter Jets Perform Air-To-Air Refuelling In Indian Ocean Region: See Pics

The IAF Rafale is a 4.5-gen aircraft and has helped India regain its supremacy over Indian sub-constituent skies with long-range air-to-air and air-to-ground missiles.

International health and wellness expo to be organised in Delhi at Pragati Maidan from 2nd June to 4th June

'Dean of Valuation' Aswath Damodaran cashed in his Nvidia stake after the chipmaker's scorching stock rally

Aswath Damodaran, a NYU finance professor, dumped his stake in Nvidia because he couldn't justify holding the stock as a value investor.

Dollar dominance isn't going anywhere. Here are 5 myths about de-dollarization.

There would need to be a seismic shift in the conditions that underpin the dollar's current dominant role for anything to change, experts say.

AI is getting out of control and it's creating a generational divide

The pace of development in artificial intelligence is creating a divide across generations, with boomers, millennials, and Gen Z struggling to keep up.

Elon Musk's grim warning about house prices is wrong - and they'll soar 20% when interest rates drop, 'Shark Tank' investor Barbara Corcoran says

Barbara Corcoran dismissed concerns about housing bubbles in the hottest US markets, but rang the alarm on commercial real estate and regional banks.

AI is being used to 'turbocharge' fraud with voice cloning scams, and regulators 'need to be vigilant early,' FTC chair warns

Lawmakers are considering new AI rules, but FTC chair Lina Khan says many laws already apply so regulators "need to be vigilant early," per Bloomberg.

Russian schools are spending thousands to teach children as young as 12 how to operate drones, report says

The introduction of drones in schools comes after Russian President Vladimir Putin said "early career guidance will ultimately benefit the country," iStories reported.

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know on Friday morning

Pride in PR: Kate Wolff; Meta to require employees back in the office three days a week; Twitter's head of trust and safety resigns.

Meta purges over 33 mn bad pieces of content on FB, Insta in April in India

IndiGo to start 174 new international flights by September; African cities on the cards

Elon Musk hit with dogecoin insider trading lawsuit

The Tesla CEO has repeatedly shared his enthusiasm for the meme token, including in a 2021 episode of "Saturday Night Live."

May Jobs Report May Yield Clues for Fed’s Next Rates Move

With the fight over the debt ceiling resolved, investors are turning to other concerns, including inflation and interest rates.

Trump trashed the US military for becoming 'woke' a few hours after claiming he actually hates that term

Trump claimed not to like the word "woke" at a campaign event in Iowa, then proceeded to use it liberally a few hours later.

Top economist David Rosenberg says the US economy is a 'dead man walking' – and warns of a 'hard landing' ahead

The Rosenberg Research chief warned that the US faced a "hard landing" in the second half of the year, and could help trigger a global recession.

'I still love Phillip Schofield': Alison Hammond breaks down in tears on This Morning

Labor market is showing no signs of a recession for now

For nearly a year, recession fears have loomed large over the U.S. economy, but the booming labor market still offers scant signs that the country has slipped into a downturn.

Out-of-control tip culture meets summer travel: Are you ready for a $19 daily charge for staff tips and $50 'check-in fee'?

Depending on where you're traveling, you could face unexpected gratuity charges and fees during the summer season.

How to 'quiet quit,' from a former teacher who did it for 2 years so she could enjoy a better life while still getting a paycheck

Maggie Perkins prefers the term "quiet working" to "quiet quitting," saying she was still engaged in her job but decided she wouldn't work overtime.

Europe continued to drive US LNG sales in May

European countries, including Turkey, remained the top buyers of US liquefied natural gas in May, accounting for around 71% o -More- 

Meet a single dad with $550,000 in student loans for his 5 children: 'I'm just not going to take the chance on not sending my kids to school'

"I'm looking at paying $3,000 a month for the better part of the rest of my life," Reid Clark, 57, says. He's "highly concerned" about retiring.

Boeing finds new problems with Starliner space capsule and delays first crewed launch

Boeing was set to launch its first astronauts into space next month. But engineers found flammable tape and problems with the capsule's parachutes. The Starliner program has been plagued by delays.

Pakistan outlines process for barter trade with Afghanistan, Iran, Russia

Train strikes prompt sports fans to set off by bus

Fans making their way to the FA Cup final and the Epsom Derby start their alternative routes

The housing market offers just 4 affordable cities right now - and things could worsen as price declines fade, Goldman Sachs says

Out of the 25 largest markets, only St. Louis, Detroit, Chicago, and Baltimore are "affordable," according to the Wall Street firm's analysis.

British government appoints new acting chair for BBC to 'provide stability'

The British government has appointed a new acting chair for the BBC five weeks after the resignation of Richard Sharp. Sharp resigned after he was found to have failed to disclose a potential conflict of interest over his role in arranging a loan for then-Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Culture ...

Twin troubles: PwC and Carlton give business heavyweight the blues

Carlton President and former PwC Australia chief executive Luke Sayers usually prefers the quiet life. But disasters at both these organisations have brought him into the spotlight.

ExxonMobil grows CCS footprint with Nucor deal

ExxonMobil has announced a carbon capture and storage contract with US steel giant Nucor, involving the capture, transport an -More- 

30 high-paying, fast-growing jobs that are set to boom over the next decade

Several high-paying managerial, tech, and medical jobs are projected to see strong growth between 2021 and 2031.

Retirement living sector in new growth phase as Keyton brand launches

Keyton, formerly known as Lendlease Retirement Living, is on the expansion path and one of its key developments is Gramercy Terraces on the former site of GTV Nine TV studios in Richmond, Melbourne.

Bad news? Be straightforward, take control in 5 ways

When State Farm recently announced it would no longer accept certain new insurance applications in California, it provided a  -More- 

How unreliable emotional responses could hurt your career

An over-reliance on emotional responses in the workplace may misdirect decision-making.

Youthful to make a winning Deal at Sha Tin

HONG KONG racing enthusiasts can look forward to lie in on Sunday morning when the Sha Tin race programme starts at a later-than-usual 9.00am. This is due to a Hong Kong Jockey Club initiative of introducing ‘Twilight Racing’ at Sha Tin for the purpose of welfare to horses and jockeys, with ...

Commercial real estate's cataclysmic crash is underway and there's now a 'huge class of zombie buildings,' says top executive

"The wings of the plane are on fire, the plane is coming down," Corion CEO Fred Cordova told Fortune in a reference to Denzel Washington's "Flight".

Secrets and lies: The undoing of global giant PwC

The PwC tax scandal has been six years in the making and now the professional services giant needs to appease its external critics and save its pipeline of work in Australia.

Oil and gas leases restricted near N.M. schools

New Mexico Land Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard has issued an executive order prohibiting new oil and gas leases on sta -More- 

Explainer: The British circus around Europe to strike migration deals

Not many people would expect to spend their Friday morning scrolling through Robert Jenrick’s Instagram account. For those who don’t know him, he’s the Minister for Immigration, Suella Braverman’s right-hand man.  Jenrick doesn’t like migration very much – and has made that clear ...

The U.S. added 339,000 jobs in May. It's a stunningly strong number

Employers added a whopping 339,000 jobs in May, far above expectations, according to a report from the Labor Department on Friday.

OnePlus India CEO Navnit Nakra moves on to follow his passion

TikTok loves book tropes like 'enemies to lovers' and 'right person wrong time,' and authors are feeling pressure to use them to try and go viral

On TikTok, readers often describe books by their "tropes," or recurring narrative devices. For authors, the focus on tropes can feel limiting.

O&G industry navigates new risks as inflation woes ease

The past year brought record profits for oil and natural gas companies, but inflation, labor shortages and supply chain bottl -More- 

Why are people in Britain talking about Boris Johnson’s WhatsApp messages?

Critics accuse the British administration of running “government by WhatsApp” due to the popularity of the messaging app with politicians and officials. So it feels inevitable that a tussle over WhatsApp messages is at the heart of Britain’s official inquiry into how the country handled ...

Watch: Shocking Police Bodycam Footage Captures Fast & Furious-Style Accident, Video Goes Viral

As per reports, the incident occurred on a highway in Georgia, United States and the driver of the car survived the crash with serious injuries.

Unforeseen setbacks stall CarbonCapture's DAC project

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Germany to look into report that ex-air force officers training Chinese pilots

Germany’s defense minister says his country will look into a report that former German air force fighter plane pilots have been training pilots for the Chinese military. News magazine Der Spiegel and public broadcaster ZDF reported Friday that “at least a handful” of former German air ...

U.S. Job Growth Jumps: Live Updates

The labor market continued to show resilience in May, adding many more jobs than expected, despite efforts by the Federal Reserve to cool the economy.

Hewitson can Chow down on another winner

ONE OF the feel-good factors associated with Hong Kong racing this season has been the continued rise in the jockey ranks of former three-time South African champion Lyle Hewitson. The 25-year-old first tried his luck in the city back in 2019, but was soon sent packing with his tail between his ...

Poland leads Eastern Europe's nearshoring gains

Central and Eastern Europe has emerged as a popular nearshoring destination globally after the pandemic and war in Ukraine, with Poland benefiting the most. Experts say there is no reason it cannot last.

Germany reports labor shortage in one-sixth of professions

Germany's national labor agency says the country has labor shortages in one-sixth of professions and the number is growing. Its assessment came Friday as ministers prepare to travel to Brazil to encourage the recruitment of caregivers. Germany has Europe’s biggest economy. The Federal Labor ...

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I drove Kia's $63,000 electric SUV. It's quick and stylish — but falls short in range and cargo space.

The Kia EV6 GT's acceleration rivals some Ferraris and Lamborghinis, but its driving range is short compared to the competition from Ford and Tesla.

How to cultivate PERMA-nent happiness

Pursuing happiness, even though it's enshrined in the US Constitution, pretty much guarantees its elusiveness, according to r -More- 

How many TikTok followers you need to get paid

TikTok creators can make money by using the app's built-in monetization features or working with brands and music marketers.

Watch: Builder tells cars stuck behind Just Stop Oil to 'run them over'

French credit rating under more pressure

PARIS: France's surging national debt is causing increasing alarm with the country risking a fresh warning on Friday over its credit rating after a downgrade.

BBC announce Dame Elan Closs Stephens as acting chair after Richard Sharp’s exit

Dame Elan Closs Stephens has been appointed acting chairwoman of the BBC following Richard Sharp’s departure. Mr Sharp resigned after publication of a report which found he broke the rules by failing to disclose that he played a role in getting then-prime minister Boris Johnson an £800,000 ...

Alone in the office? You could be a workaholic

You could be a workaholic if you prioritize work over relationships, worry about work when you're away from it, are the first -More- 

Wegmans to close Natick, Massachusetts store because of slow business

The Wegmans supermarket chain is closing one of its largest and most unusual stores because it has not attracted enough business. The company said Thursday that the Natick, Massachusetts store will close this summer. The company's regional human resources director says the location has been ...

Ford urges owners of some Lincoln SUVs to park outdoors because they can catch fire with engines off

Ford is telling owners of more than 140,000 SUVs in the U.S. to park them outside because they can catch fire even when the engines are turned off. The company is recalling certain Lincoln MKC SUVs from the 2015 to 2019 model years. Ford says a short-circuit can develop in the 12-volt battery ...

Poll: Economic risk to keep oil prices in check this year

OPEC+ production restrictions will push oil prices higher, but economic uncertainty will prevent them from surpassing $90 per -More- 

Take a look at the gift that Apple gives employees after 10 years — a slab of aluminum along with a signed note from Tim Cook

Apple's 10-year work anniversary gift is made from the same aluminum that goes into its devices, and it comes with a $19 polishing cloth. Take a look.

Purplebricks: Troubled estate agent sold to rival Strike for £1 as job cuts loom

Purplebricks has been sold for £1 to online estate agency Strike after shareholders approved the offer from the only remaining bidder. It will see the troubled firm come under the ownership of its rival, backed by Carphone Warehouse founder Sir Charles Dunstone. The online agency agreed ...

Pound records strong week as London markets expects Bank to hike rates further

The pound has recorded its strongest week against the dollar in half a year as investors expect the Bank of England to keep hiking rates after the Fed has paused.  Across the week, the pound gained more than 1.5 per cent against the dollar to trade at over $1.2530 on Friday afternoon.  The ...

The US labor market is still red-hot, adding 339,000 jobs in May

The unemployment rate changed from 3.4% in April to 3.7% in May. Job creation was stronger than the forecast of 180,000.

Facebook to block news for some users in Canada

Social media platform’s parent company Meta seeks to deter law forcing online groups to pay publishers and broadcasters for content

Generative AI — which some fear could contribute to the end of humanity — will be a $1.3 trillion market within a decade, new research says

The generative industry is forecasted to grow from $40 billion in 2022 to $1.3 trillion by 2032, according to a new report by Bloomberg Intelligence.

Man recreates Mr. Rogers' neighborhood from 1,968 LEGOs

Matt Smith has spent around 125 hours and has used 1,968 LEGO pieces to create a model of Mister Rogers' neighborhood, includ -More- 

Late payments on commercial mortgages are piling up as higher rates and weakening property prices bite into the sector

Commercial real estate property owners that were late on payment for 30 days or more or have already defaulted rose to 3% in the last quarter, the MBA said.

Take four outsiders to cause Derby shock

WE ALL know that one man usually dominates the headlines in Flat racing, but if Frankie Dettori wins today’s Derby (1.30pm), then it really will be a story that not only takes over the back pages of tomorrow’s newspapers, but likely the front ones too. The Italian has pretty much won ...

Stop introducing yourself by talking about your job. It's boring and no one cares.

A common tendency when meeting new people is to ask, "So what do you do?" Instead, we should ask about passions and hobbies.

Ready to go gas-free? These are the 9 best electric and hybrid vehicles in each category, from luxury sedans to family SUVs

U.S. News & World Report evaluated 107 vehicles to find the nine best hybrid and electric cars you can buy in 2023, from luxury sedans to family SUVs.

Threatened by a Default, Treasuries Retain a Paradoxical Appeal

Treasuries have been threatened by a possible U.S. debt default, yet they remain more attractive than just about everything else, our columnist says.

Commercial real estate faces a shakeout – but the landing will be 'softer than you think,' says 'Shark Tank' star Kevin O'Leary

The investor told Fox Business there's "plenty of money on the sidelines waiting for this so-called 'bloodbath.'"

Foreign investors are pulling out of Chinese markets at a faster pace as the economic rebound stumbles

About $1.71 billion worth of mainland shares were sold by foreign investors in May, an uptick from April's $659 million, Reuters reported.

British American Tobacco investors hope to cash in on pivot to vape sales

Investors will be hoping Lucky Strike maker British American Tobacco (BAT) has stubbed out historic misconduct issues and is cashing in on its pivot to vapes and e-cigarettes. The FTSE 100-listed giant will give an update on its progress with a new boss at the helm when it unveils its trading ...

Jan-March GDP accelerates to 6.1 per cent, here's what experts have to say

From botox to telehealth: Why Bunnings’ owner is chasing wellness

Speculation that Wesfarmers is eyeing telehealth business InstantScripts is another reminder that the retail giant wants access to the health and wellness industry.

Bipartisan US debt ceiling deal approved by Senate

The US Senate has overwhelmingly approved a fiscal deal between the White House and congressional Republicans to raise the de -More- 

Boris Johnson sends ‘all unredacted WhatsApps’ to Covid inquiry – going around the cabinet office

Boris Johnson said he has sent “all unredacted WhatsApps” directly to the Covid-19 inquiry ahead of a legal clash between the probe and the Cabinet Office over access to the messages. The former prime minister told the inquiry’s chairwoman Baroness Hallett he would “like to do the ...

Breakfast with a view

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Alert: US employers added a robust 339,000 jobs in May in sign of a still-healthy labor market despite Fed rate hikes

US employers added a robust 339,000 jobs in May in sign of a still-healthy labor market despite Fed rate hikes.

Smiley, sunbathing seal pictured ‘living his best life’ 30 miles from the coast

Jobs for Teens Will Be Plentiful This Summer, Experts Say

Amusement parks, restaurants, pools and other entertainment spots will need workers. Here’s what to know about finding a job.

WhatsApp launches global security centre to further safeguard users

Vicinity steps up asset sales to fund new developments

Retail landlord Vicinity Centres has stepped up its asset sale program with the divestment of a half share of the just-opened Broadmeadows Central mall in Melbourne to Nikos Property Group for $134.5 million, with the proceeds going to repay debt.

OPEC Plus May Consider Cuts in Oil Production

The group of major oil producers and Russia will meet this weekend to discuss a swoon in oil prices.

EU relaxes antitrust guidelines on green initiatives

Companies can team up in cartel-like coalitions if they make up a fifth of a market or less

Arizona's rapid growth could be hindered by water shortage

Water shortages may slow future development in Arizona after a state report predicted a groundwater deficit of nearly 4.9 mil -More- 

ITV chief faces unwelcome distraction with Phillip Schofield scandal

Broadcaster’s share price has dropped about 60% during Carolyn McCall’s tenure

Booktainment: Empowering Storytellers and Bridging the Gap Between Books and Entertainment

Under Tata Group Ownership, Air India Assessing Customer Satisfaction Daily: CEO

Air India CEO Campbell Wilson said that the Net Promoter Score (NPS)-based customer feedback mechanism has received more than 1,40,000 responses in three months.

The Lex Newsletter: Humanity’s $20tn hydrogen challenge

Plus, Nucera, WE Soda, sodium, nuclear power, banking turmoil, Purdue Pharma, Dollar General

New gas takeaway capacity enters service in Haynesville

Enterprise Products Partners has completed a 400-MMcfd expansion of its Acadian Haynesville Extension natural gas pipeline, b -More- 

2023 COS Forum, Sept. 12, Houston, Texas

Please join the Center for Offshore Safety at its Eleventh Annual COS Forum - September 12, 2023 - Houston, Texas.  -More- 

Crafty accounting is helping a lot of big earnings beats

Companies across various sectors, including tech giants and used-car dealers, are employing nontraditional earnings metrics a -More- 

Taylor Swift's former Cornelia Street apartment is on sale for nearly $18 million. Here's a look inside.

Taylor Swift mentions the West Village apartment in a song from her album "Lover." The home features an indoor swimming pool and three fireplaces.

The Banking & Payments Show Recap: Apple Pay's Sweet Domination

On this week's episode of "Behind The Numbers: The Banking & Payments Show", Rob Rubin chats with David Morris to discuss Apple's dominance.

ROXUL ROCKWOOL India Emphasises on Stone Wool Insulation at a Networking Dinner Hosted by H.E. Freddy Svane, The Danish Ambassador to India & Vinay Singh, Business Director

Meet a Taylor Swift fan who regrets paying $5,500 for resale tickets: 'I'm embarrassed I did it, I regret it, and I kind of just wish I had a nosebleed ticket'

Paige, a Swiftie for 15 years, was excited to see Taylor Swift live for the first time. Now she feels like it's a "dirty ticket."

Dechra/EQT: expect competition authorities to vet pet drug takeover

Regulators might put up an obstacle given the Swedish group’s sizeable footprint in the sector

The 17 best streaming services in 2023, from subscription platforms to live TV channels

These are the best streaming services in 2023 to watch popular shows and movies on, including Netflix, Disney Plus, Hulu, Max, and more.

I love working on a cruise ship. I get free housing and food at the buffet, but it's definitely a strange way to live.

Ann Knylp is a 32-year-old cruise ship worker who started in housekeeping and worked her way up to marketing and communications manager.

Inflation, consumer caution leads to lower earnings, outlooks

Wall Street is grappling with a challenging "earnings recession" as corporate profits have contracted for two consecutive qua -More- 

Succession: CMA would block a Waystar merger just like Microsoft – and it hurts Britain

No spoilers, I promise. Succession builds towards its climax. Logan Roy, played by a full tilt Brian Cox, is trying to finalise a merger between his media conglomerate Waystar Royco – a hybrid of News Corporation and Disney – and the up and coming tech business GoJo. Imagine the final ...

A Place to Rejuvenate: The Avas Wellness Center and Spa in Alibaugh

US Economy Stuns Analysts, Adds 300,000 Jobs in May

Job creation in May surprised Federal Reserve members, who are considering raising interest rates.

Elon Musk is wrong about a housing-market crash

Musk said home values are set to plummet. But most experts believe that there aren't even enough homes for sale to send prices down.

China hopes to boost economy with fresh support for the property market amid signs of renewed weakness

Chinese regulators may introduce new support policies to the ailing real-estate market, as home sales have slowed, Bloomberg reported.

Netflix, Disney, Amazon To Challenge India's Tobacco Rules For Streaming

Streaming giants Netflix, Amazon and Disney on Friday privately discussed a possible legal challenge and other ways to stall India's new tobacco warning rules, amid fears they will need to edit millions of hours of existing web content, sources said.

Assam: Guwahati-Silchar FlyBig daily flight services launched to improve connectivity

SBI Life To Takeover Liabilities Of 2 Lakh Policies, Assets Of Sahara India Life Insurance: Irdai

Sahara India Life Insurance was granted a Certificate of Registration in 2004 to transact the business of life insurance.

AT&T and other telecom stocks drop on report Amazon looks to offer mobile phone service to Prime customers

The e-commerce giant is in talks with wireless carriers for a low-cost or free phone service, sources told Bloomberg.

Course Offering - Virtual Dates Available | API Pressure Relieving Systems

This course will provide attendees with practical experience involving Pressure Relief Devices (PRDs).  -More- 

Despite worries, 83% of Indian workers willing to let AI help at job

New World Bank President Ajay Banga Leads at a Pivotal Moment

The incoming president will be under pressure to juggle the global institution’s ambitions to combat climate change and fight poverty.

Women’s football prepares for record-breaking Champions League final

This weekend’s showcase final is a sellout but making the game commercially sustainable remains daunting

Russia deployed its feared thermobaric missile launcher on its own territory to repel an attack by insurgents, UK intel says

Russia has "resorted to deploying the full range of military firepower on its own territory" as rebel groups attack, the UK defense ministry said.

Worli Is a Hub of Urban Excellence: Nishant Agarwal, Managing Director, Avighna Group

Your Amazon Prime plan might soon cut your cell phone bill down to around $10 — or even make it free

Would you switch to a "Prime Wireless" plan if it meant a low-cost cell phone bill? Amazon is reportedly talking to wireless providers about the idea.

Karvy Stock Broking pledged securities of clients, diverted funds to group companies

Harvey Pitt, former SEC chair, 1945-2023

He was deeply committed to shaping financial regulation but came under heavy criticism for his efforts to co-operate with industry

For Turkey, Erdogan Victory Brings More Risky Economic Policy

The Turkish lira has hit a new low, and analysts see few improvements ahead as re-elected President Erdogan pursues unconventional economic policies.

Govt to set up inter-ministerial panel for food grain storage capacity in co-op sector

339k jobs added to US payrolls in May

US employers added 339,000 jobs to the nation's payrolls in May, while the unemployment rate rose to 3.7%, from 3.4% in April -More- 

Govt Permits Import Of Pet Coke As Raw Material For Lithium-Ion Batteries

Lithium-ion batteries are used in electric vehicles. The DGFT, however, said that the sulphur content in the NPC should be less than 0.8 per cent, which would be monitored by state pollution control boards.

Indian Forex Reserves Decline USD 4.3 Billion, Hit One-Month Low

India's foreign currency assets, the biggest component of the forex reserves, declined by USD 4.014 billion to USD 520.931 billion, the latest data showed.

A California woman is accused of shipping over 9 million parcels using counterfeit postage, costing the USPS $60 million in lost revenue

USPS postal inspectors discovered thousands of postage stamps using a meter number which had been phased out of use three years earlier.

Barclays, Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland to shut 63 more branches – including in London

Two of the country’s biggest banking giants have announced they are slashing another 63 branches, taking away services from local communities around the UK. Barclays and Lloyds Banking Group between them announced a series of closures which are due to take place later this year or early next ...

How Elizabeth Holmes convinced powerful men like Henry Kissinger, James Mattis, and George Shultz to sit on the board of Theranos

Theranos at one point had a star-studded board of directors, including military leaders and former secretaries of state.

Russia is undergoing 'reverse industrialization' as limited resources force a retreat from high tech industries, Finland's central bank says

"Russia is stuck ineluctably on a path to lower potential growth and a bleak economic future," the Finnish central bank said.

Companies forced to cautiously navigate Pride month

Companies are facing a more complex and challenging landscape during Pride Month this year after recent LGBTQ+ initiatives by -More- 

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Go First Airline Submits Revival Plan To DGCA: 26 Planes, 152 Daily Flights To Restart Ops

With the revival plan submitted, the Go First airline management is awaiting the nod from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for restarting the flight operations

Decentralization And Community Development: The Power Of DogeMiyagi, Avalanche, And Solana In The Crypto Landscape

Best Cryptocurrencies To Buy In 2023: How Caged Beasts, ETH, Chainlink Tops The List?

Agrocorp forays into residential plotted developments with ALPL One, aims to generate 340 INR crores

Coinbase: waning retail trade keeps platform in the doldrums

Shares in crypto exchange have jumped this year but investors are getting ahead of themselves

A nurse and her boyfriend got high-fives from other Southwest Airlines passengers after they saved a man's life on a flight to Baltimore, say reports

Emily Raines performed CPR on a passenger experiencing a medical emergency on a Southwest flight from Ft. Lauderdale to Baltimore, say reports.

U.S. comms head Matt Ward to exit HSBC

Ward will be temporarily replaced by Katherine Amatrudo, HSBC’s VP of communications.

Make Sure Your Crypto Is Secure! Solana, Avalanche, and DogeMiyagi: Unique Approaches To Robust Security Measures

The best OLED TVs in 2023 for vibrant, high-end picture quality

The best OLED TVs deliver an impressive home theater experience with high contrast and rich colors. Here are our top picks from LG, Sony, and Samsung.

Odisha Train Accident: Worst Rail Crashes That Shook India In Past 15 Years

Railways have witnessed multiple train accidents over the years; here we have a list of the most unfortunate tragedies that were recorded in the past 15 years.

Watch: Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw Climbs Atop Train Wreckage In Odisha During Inspection

Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw was seen climbing and going through the wreckage on the site of the accident in Balasore to inspect the situation and meet the NDRF officials conducting rescue operations.

Remember that jiu-jitsu tournament Mark Zuckerberg won? He was also choked out during the match.

Mark Zuckerberg's physical transformation has coincided with an interest in jiu-jitsu. A new report says he was choked out at a recent tournament.

Wild video of a Chinese fighter jet intercepting a US plane shows China getting reckless and confrontational, experts say

China is increasingly emboldened ahead of key security talks, days after one of its jets buzzed a US spy plane over the South China Sea, experts say

Just Stop Oil gets backing of Hollywood director Adam McKay who will TRIPLE donations this weekend

Hollywood film director Adam McKay has pledged to triple donations to Just Stop Oil over the weekend, the group said. McKay, who made Netflix film Don’t Look Up, a climate change satire, as well as Step Brothers and The Big Short, said he stands with the protesters, praising them for waking ...

How to make Britain’s pensions assets work harder

MPs should make the case for funds to invest in the UK, rather than forcing them

With oil prices slumping, OPEC+ producers weigh more production cuts

The major oil-producing countries led by Saudi Arabia and Russia are wrestling with whether to make another cut in supply to the global economy as the OPEC+ alliance…

RBI issues draft directions on digital payment security controls

Walmart's Shareholding In PhonePe Drops To 85%

PhonePe has now raised a total of USD 850 million of primary capital in the current round till the end of May.

Elizabeth Holmes was so obsessed with Steve Jobs she wanted an Apple flag flown half-mast at Theranos after he died: book

According to John Carreyrou's book "Bad Blood," the Theranos founder became intent on paying tribute to the Apple chief after his death in 2011.

Big Tech execs like Mark Zuckerberg are swapping the boardroom for the dojo. Here's why martial arts are taking hold of Silicon Valley.

Meta chief Mark Zuckerberg and PayPal CEO Dan Schulman are among the Silicon Valley elite unleashing their inner Bruce Lee.

PwC spin cycle in overdrive as it brings in veteran Sue Cato

The crisis communications specialist has been hired by a group of PwC partners ahead of a hearing in which senators will demand names be named in the tax leak scandal.

Paragon Bank set to deliver strong results as interest rates rise

Paragon Bank is set to post another strong set of results this week as analysts expect the FTSE 250 lender to benefit from rising interest rates.

379 infra projects show cost overruns of Rs 4.64 lakh crore in April

Bill Ackman wants Jamie Dimon to run for president. Here's what Warren Buffett, Bill Clinton, and others have said about the JPMorgan chief's political potential.

Ackman has praised Dimon's leadership, Buffett has touted the JPMorgan chief's global profile, and Clinton has said he'd be "really good in politics."

Royal Caribbean's new world's largest cruise ship is almost finished construction — see what it looks like now compared to what the cruise line is promising

When Royal Caribbean opened reservations for the Icon of the Seas — the next world's largest cruise ship — the company had its strongest booking day ever.

Govt May File Draft Papers For IREDA Public Offering By September: DIPAM Secretary

A public sector enterprise under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), IREDA is engaged in the financing of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.

I visited Helsinki, Finland's capital city. I can see why it's one of the happiest places in the world — even if the locals don't think so.

Finland's been ranked the happiest country in the world for six years running, and its capital city of 1.3 million people has many beautiful features.

Elizabeth Holmes owes $452 million along with her former Theranos partner. She might never have to fully pay up.

Elizabeth Holmes and Sunny Balwani were ordered to pay $452 million to Theranos victims. Those funds may never get repaid.

Free F1 live stream: Where to watch Spanish Formula 1 GP online from anywhere

Looking to watch the Spanish Formula 1 GP today? You're in luck, as there are multiple free F1 live stream options available.

More people are picking up takeout orders themselves to save money and dodge high Uber Eats and DoorDash delivery fees

Chains including Dickey's Barbecue Pit and Pizzeria Uno say more customers are opting to collect their orders rather than have them delivered.

Odisha Train Accident: LIC Relaxes Claim Settlement Process For Victims

To ease the struggles of LIC policy claimants as well as Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana claimants, LIC announced a number of incentives.

Jeff Zucker’s View From Outside CNN: He Could Do Better

It’s been more than a year since he was forced from the top job at the network. Since then, he has made no secret of his frustrations with his exit — or his low regard for the man who replaced him, Chris Licht.

House prices to stutter after Bank of England interest rate hikes

House price growth is poised to stutter, new figures out this week are expected to show, as prospective homeowners are gradually priced out of the market by the Bank of England’s successive interest rate rises.

Dibrugarh-Bound IndiGo Flight With Union Minister Onboard Makes Emergency Landing In Guwahati

The Minister of State in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas of India was on the Dibrugarh-bound flight when it made the emergency landing.

Target gets caught in cultural crossfire over Pride Month items

Some shoppers have become more emboldened to engage in confrontational, even threatening, behavior over polarizing social issues.

Mcap Of 7 Of Top 10 Most-Valued Firms Erodes By Rs 65,656 Cr; Reliance Biggest Laggard

While Reliance Industries, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, ITC, Infosys, and HDFC were the laggards, Hindustan Unilever, State Bank of India, and Bharti Airtel witnessed addition in their market valuations.

Zapping a rodent's brain can put it into suspended animation. Scientists want to one day use the same technique for humans traveling to Mars.

Sending ultrasound signals into rodent brains puts them in a torpor, scientists found, prompting hope the same technique could be used in humans.

Odisha Train Accident: Railway Board Member Debunks Rumours; Reveals Real Cause

Railway Board member said that the goods train did not derail, and the Coromandel Express sustained all the damage resulting in deaths and injuries.

4 people died after a boat sank on a picturesque lake. All of the passengers had connections to Israeli and Italian intelligence.

All 21 passengers aboard the tourist boat on Italy's Lake Maggiore were linked to Israeli and Italian defense and intelligence work, officials said.

The stock market's new normal is a future of neverending chaos

Wall Street is clinging to the past — and the yearning for the stock market's good old days is going to lose investors a lot of money.

Odisha Train Accident: Check What Injured Driver Said During Investigation

Revealing the details of the train driver's statement the railway official said that the driver did not jump the signal, nor the signal was Red at the time of the accident in Balasore.

Apple is ready to enter its metaverse era with a mixed reality headset. The rest of the world might not be.

Apple is set to reveal its mixed-reality headset at its Worldwide Developer Conference, but waning interest in the metaverse makes it a tough sell.

Former CNN Chief Jeff Zucker Has a New Job at RedBird IMI. What Is It?

Mr. Zucker is C.E.O. of a $1 billion investment venture backed by RedBird Capital Partners and International Media Investments, an Emirati firm.

Channel 10 sues former star Peter Van Onselen

The reporter penned a column last week questioning what the poor financial performance of Network10’s US owner - Paramount - means for the local network.

Online watchdog gets tough on eSafety codes

Australia’s online watchdog has rejected plans put forward by the industry to make online messaging services, dating apps and multiplayer games safer, saying the proposed rules don’t go far enough.

Not a merger, only acquisition of life insurance assets/liabilities of Sahara India Life: SBI Life

Here's everything you need to know about Lidl, the German discount chain that's struggling to keep up with Aldi's rapid US growth

Since coming to the US six years ago, Lidl has opened more than 170 US stores. Its rival Aldi, however, now has more than 2,200 outlets.

Ikea CEO Jesper Brodin on AI, Ditching the Catalogue, and Making ‘Disposable’ Furniture Sustainable

Student-loan borrowers are about to be thrown back into repayment, and the economy will suffer — especially if Biden's debt cancellation is struck down

The student-loan payment resumption will be "very bad for the macroeconomy" if borrowers are footing bills they can't afford, an expert told Insider.

Ayodhya To Get Massive Infrastructure Boost With New Railway Station, Airport And Bus Terminus

To facilitate tourism and pilgrims visiting Ayodhya, the Uttar Pradesh government is developing the airport, railway station, and bus terminus of the city with world-class facilities.

Airlines bask in sky-high fares while airports stay stuck

Soaring ticket prices are lining the pockets of the world’s biggest airlines, providing balm to the economic wounds suffered during the travel lockdowns of Covid-19. But as the industry takes off, airports say they’ve been forgotten at the gate.

Delhi Metro: QR-Based Ticket Hit Among Passengers, Dip In Tokens' Sale

Delhi Metro introduced the QR code-based paper ticket system on May 8, describing the development as a move towards a "more transparent and human intervention-free mechanism."

Fair Work Ombudsman lambasts university sector for underpayment ‘trends’

The Fair Work Ombudsman has blamed “entrenched non-compliance” for underpayment and called for widespread changes to fix the university sector.

Edible oil industry told to cut prices by Rs 8 to 12 as global rates fall

US cancer drug shortage forces doctors to ration life-saving treatments

Healthcare groups call for reforms to pharma supply chains as up to half a million patients could be affected

Apple is expected to unveil sleek headset aimed at thrusting the masses into alternate realities

Apple appears poised to unveil a long-rumored headset that will place its users between the virtual and real world. The headset will also serve to test the technology trendsetter’s ability to popularize new-fangled devices after others failed to capture the public’s imagination. The stage ...

Oil tanker breaks down in Egypt's Suez Canal, disrupting traffic in the global waterway

A spokesperson for Egypt's Suez Canal says a tanker transporting curd oil broke down in the canal on Sunday, disrupting traffic in the global waterway. The Malta-flagged Seavigour suffered a mechanical malfunction while transiting the canal from the Mediterranean to the Red Sea. The canal ...

FPIs Investment Hit 9-Month High At Rs 43,838 Cr In May On Strong Domestic Macro-Outlook, Reasonable Valuation

According to the data, FPIs invested a net sum of Rs 43,838 crore in Indian equities in the entire month of May.

Odisha Train Mishap: PIL Filed In Supreme Court Seeking Judicial Probe, Early Implementation Of KAVACH

The Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeks early roll out of the Automatic Train Protection (ATP) System called the KAVACH by Indian Railways to ensure public safety.

A design firm created with AI tools in one weekend fooled some people — despite the pictures' basic flaws

Alex Cornell, an interface designer, used Midjourney and ChatGPT to create the design firm in one weekend.

Brand Ayodhya Brings Cheer To Shopowners, Food Vendors, Self-Employed

The Municipal Corporation has set up vending zones and started skill development programmes at various places, thus augmenting employment opportunities.

Mental health apps: the AI therapist cannot see you now

Unsupervised generative AI could harm users and no one should risk their mental stability with ad hoc experimentation

Vote on CBI's reforms nerve-wracking, says new boss

Rain Newton Smith says she believes the CBI should survive ahead of vote of confidence at the group.

Sun Cable backer in talks to add wind to solar mega-project

Mike Cannon-Brookes’ new partner in Sun Cable is in early talks with wind farm developers about the possibility of expanding the giant project’s generation mix.

Chuck Todd to Leave ‘Meet the Press’

He will be succeeded by Kristen Welker, NBC’s chief White House correspondent and the co-anchor of “Weekend Today.”

Ex-CBI chief Tony Danker considers suing scandal-hit lobby group over dismissal

Former chief of the Confederation of British Industry is considering suing the scandal-hit lobby group after he was dismissed from the top job as the group became embroiled in a sexual misconduct scandal.

Addison Lee drivers hit by Khan’s anti-car policies, chief exec says

Addison Lee’s chief executive Liam Griffin has hit out at Sadiq Khan arguing that his policies, such as the congestion charge and expansion of ULEZ, are hurting the firm’s drivers. Griffin told Bloomberg that there has been “an agenda to slow London down rather than speed it up.” ...

Hollywood Directors Reach Deal With Studios as Writers’ Strike Continues

The tentative agreement includes improvements in wages and guardrails around artificial intelligence.

Guinea-Bissau votes to elect legislature more than a year after president dissolved parliament

Bissau-Guineans are voting in a highly anticipated election to fill Guinea-Bissau’s national legislature. The voting on Sunday comes more than a year after the West African nation’s president dissolved parliament. African human rights group the Center for Democracy and Development said that ...

Passive Income Comes To Life With Caged Beasts As ATOM, and BNB Prepare For the Meme-Apocalypse

Wizz Air to report heavy losses after fuel price spike – but is a recovery on the horizon?

Analysts expect Wizz Air to report a net loss of nearly half a billion pounds this week as soaring jet fuel costs weigh the budget airline down. Aarin Chiekrie, equity analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown, said while a strengthening Euro offered some relief to rising fuel costs, “these still rose ...

IRDAI transfers life insurance business of Sahara India Life to SBI Life

Breaking: Railway Board Recommends CBI Probe Into Odisha Train Accident, Says Ashwini Vaishnaw

Railway Board has recommended a CBI probe into the Balasore train crash, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said.

Can XRP withstand regulatory scrutiny? Are presale meme coins like Dogetti and AiDoge a safer bet?

Matt Onofrio quickly made millions as a real-estate influencer. Then he was indicted for bank fraud.

Onofrio was the everyman who'd hit it big, and he made real-estate investing sound simple. Meet the real-estate confidence man for the influencer age.

Elon Musk disclosed a missed opportunity, said he hates firing people, and revealed a desire to meet Warren Buffett in a 2008 profile that's resurfaced

Elon Musk told the San Francisco Business Times about his passion for building cars and rockets, and bemoaned not buying into SunPower.

FA Cup final: Man charged for ’97’ shirt referencing Hillsborough

A man has been charged for wearing a shirt at the FA Cup final on Saturday which appeared to be a reference to the 1989 Hillsborough disaster. The fan, a 33-year-old male from Warwickshire, was charged with displaying abusive or threatening writing likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress ...

A buyer shelled out $145,000 for a retro mobile home in California with rumored ties to 'I Love Lucy' — see inside

After a month on the market, a buyer picked up the one-bedroom mobile home that was rumored to be used by Desi Arnaz as a makeup trailer in the 1950s.

Simply Be and Jacamo owner hopes for a rebound after bumpy few months

Investors in online retailer N Brown will be looking for signs of recovery in its full year results this week after the firm paid out a hefty legal settlement and has struggled amid a broader slowdown in consumer spending. N Brown, which owns brands such as Simply Be and Jacamo, reported a 7.6 ...

Europe’s new success stories are built on high luxury, not high tech

This raises hard questions for the continent in an age of vast wealth inequality and slow growth 

The Man Reimagining Disney Classics for Today’s World

Sean Bailey is in charge of live-action remakes of films like “The Little Mermaid.” It’s a job that puts him in the middle of a partisan divide.

Opec+ attempts to agree oil production cuts in Vienna

Cartel seeks to support price in face of African pushback on output reductions and criticism over Russia’s role

Exploring the top altcoins for 2023: Caged Beasts, Algorand, and Near Protocol

Labour’s plan to wind down oil and gas extraction is ‘naive’ and risks ‘cliff edge’ for production, union chief warns

Labour’s energy plans have been branded “naive” amid warnings the party risks creating a “cliff edge” for production, a union chief has warned. GMB general secretary Gary Smith said Labour’s policies “are going to create a cliff edge with oil and gas extraction from the North ...

‘Can’t come soon enough’: Will Sunak follow through on 2p tax cut reports?

Rishi Sunak’s mooted plans to reduce the tax burden from a seven-decade high with a 2p cut in income tax ahead of the next election have been welcomed by Tory campaigners. Reports surfaced in the Sunday Telegraph that the PM – an ex-City banker – is keen to cut charges in order ...

Centre imposes stock limits on tur, urad dals to prevent hoarding, speculation

Scientists saw a surge in brain activity in dying patients that could finally help explain mysterious near-death experiences

A recent study found that some patients' brains continued pumping out gamma waves even after their hearts had stopped.

Wall-to-wall coverage, but no uniformity in media’s treatment of Roberts-Smith

In Australia’s divided media landscape, coverage of the defamation decision of the year was much more uneven than among overseas outlets.

Six Flags plans a summer 'strollerpalooza' to get families back to its parks

The theme park operator is introducing kid-friendly rides, an esports center and even meat smokers after attendance fell, per The Wall Street Journal.

Big Eyes Coin aims to put crypto-verse under Cat's paw as BIG Casino sets August 29 for debut

ACCC warns Qantas-Virgin duopoly slugging passengers

The competition regulator’s final airline monitoring report has called on the government to establish an independent dispute resolution ombudsman to resolve issues between passengers and airlines.

Stock market FOMO is back among average investors as AI and tech drive biggest stock market inflows in 3 months

Net inflows into stocks hit $1.48 billion from retail investors in one trading session. Vanda Research cited fear of missing out on AI shares.

Asos approached in £1bn takeover bid by Turkish fast fashion peer

A Turkish retailer backed by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has reportedly offered a £1bn bid to take over Asos, in a fresh knock of confidence for the future of the digital fashion brand.  Trendyol, an up-and-coming fast fashion retailer, was understood to have approached Asos in late ...

RBI-MPC may lower inflation forecast marginally: Bank of Baroda Chief Economist

A worker quitting a 6-figure job so she won't have to return to the office full time says she's a victim of her bosses' productivity paranoia: 'I don't need to be in an office to do my work'

Felicia said she'd rather find a job with a lower salary than keep going to the office five days a week after getting used to a hybrid schedule.

More and more Gen Zers and millennials are demanding work-life balance

Nearly half of Gen Zs, and the majority of millennials, say their job is central to their identity, but they want to find better work-life balance.

Chuck Todd is leaving NBC's 'Meet the Press' and will be replaced by Kristen Welker

Chuck Todd revealed on Sunday's broadcast that he will step down as host later this year, but will remain at NBC as chief political analyst.

Twitter Content Safety Chief Quits Amid Issues Over Regulating Anti-Trans Tweets

Ella Irwin resigned as Twitter’s head of trust and safety after the company flagged tweets promoting The Daily Wire’s documentary “What Is A Woman?” as hate speech.

Malaysian Caterer Lost Thousands of Ringgit After Receiving Fake Lunch Set Order

Jolene Robin was scammed out of thousands of Malaysian ringgit after she received an order for 150 meals and beverages for three days.

Odisha Train Accident: Sabotage, Mishap Or Mistake - What Initial Investigation Reveals?

Odisha Train Accident: Railway officials gave the driver of the Coromandel Express a clean chit by stating that he had the green signal to move forward and he was "not over-speeding".

Experience Apple Like Never Before: Imagine launches Bengaluru's Grandest Store at Nexus Koramangala Mall

Arizona governor slams the brakes on Phoenix development because it doesn't have enough water

A model of the state's groundwater supply over the next 100 years showed that demands in the Phoenix area "will not be met without further action."

Gen Z's top 10 brands reveal young consumers' obsession with self care

Numerator's ranking of the top Gen Z brands includes La Roche Posay, TheraBreath, Panoxyl, and other better-for-you food and personal care brands.

Meet a millennial who moved from Turkey to the Netherlands for better job opportunities: 'At least I can go and earn some money when I am still young'

The Netherlands is ranked as one of the world's happiest countries. One Turkish millennial explains why she wanted to give it a try.

Here are 6 ways shopping sites trick you into buying more – and how to avoid taking the bait

Nike and Lululemon are among the companies that tap into FOMO, or fear of missing out, to sell products, a shopping behavior expert says.

King Charles is handing back the keys to one of his many homes because he no longer has time to visit, report says

Royal sources told The Telegraph the King planned to trim down his property portfolio after inheriting more residences when he became the monarch.

Directors may have made a deal with Hollywood while writers strike

As the Directors Guild of America announces a tentative deal with producers, the Writers Guild of America remains on strike after its own contract negotiations broke down.

Russia is asking its schoolchildren to knit socks for soldiers and write poems about the Motherland in an all-out effort to get support for the war

Russia's education ministry is releasing a torrent of material to its 40,000 public schools to promote the military and encourage support for the war.

The Visionary Bet: Embrace The Best Crypto Project Of 2023 With Big Eyes Coin!

Go First extends flight cancellations till June 7 due to operational reasons

I'm a private jet broker who arranges $500,000 honeymoon flights and $60,000 pet rescues

Dan Cook is sales director for private jet charter company Victor. It arranges flights for celebs and royals, but some go private for other reasons.

No breakthrough in NATO-Turkey talks about Sweden joining

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says representatives from Turkey and Sweden will meet in just over a week to try to bridge their differences about the Nordic country joining the military alliance. Stoltenberg made no breakthrough on the membership impasse during meetings with President ...

Big business cries poor on wages even as profits mount

Don’t believe anyone – not even a governor of the Reserve Bank – trying to tell you the increase in minimum award wages is anything other than good news for the lowest-paid quarter of wage earners.

These rich and famous people got burned by investing hundreds of millions in Elizabeth Holmes' Theranos

Here are some of those who the blood testing firm's founder convinced to hand over eight or nine-figure sums for her ultimately doomed venture.

Vladimir Putin was never the Soviet super spy he'd like us to believe. He was merely a KGB 'errand boy,' report says

An investigation by German news outlet Der Spiegel revealed Vladimir Putin carried out largely "banal" administrative tasks for the KGB.

Housing supply is plunging in some parts of the the US and surging in others as high mortgage rates split the housing market

The housing market has been split my shifting dynamics. Across much of the country, there are few homes for sale, but one market is bucking the trend.

Hundreds of thousands march in Poland anti-government protests to show support for democracy

An enormous anti-government march is taking place in Warsaw. Poles traveled from across the country to voice their anger Sunday at a right-wing government that has eroded democratic norms. Warsaw City Hall hall estimated that up to a half-million people took part. The march is being held on the ...

Chuck Todd leaving NBC political panel show 'Meet the Press'

Chuck Todd says he's leaving “Meet the Press” after a tumultuous near-decade of moderating the NBC political panel show. Todd will be replaced in the coming months by Kristen Welker. The 51-year-old Todd told viewers Sunday he's ”watched too many friends and family let work consume them ...

Retailers urge rethink on net zero ‘grocery tax’ as public blame Brexit for rising costs

Top retailers have urged the government to rethink plans for green levies to fund the recycling of food packaging in a bid to avoid a further rise in spiralling food costs. The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has warned the scheme, dubbed the ‘net zero grocery tax’, could push up shopping ...

An albino giant panda thought to be the only one in the world was filmed in the wild in China — take a look

The unique giant panda was spotted in China's Wolong National Nature Reserve in Sichuan Province, per the South China Morning Post.

Tesla Model S beats Porsche to reclaim fastest lap for a production EV at Nürburgring

A Tesla Model S Plaid equipped with the Track Package set a new lap record on Friday with a time of 7 minutes and 25.231 seconds.

‘Feeding time’: Why one retail group is on the hunt for distressed operators

A business group which rescued upmarket chocolatier Montezuma from collapse has said it is looking to continue on its acquisition spree – noting that the current tough trading climate is “feeding time” for stronger players in the market.  “In recent years, there have been so many ...

Meet the 8 Black and Latina female founders whose startups have topped a $1 billion valuation

These founders face increased challenges getting funded, as VC firms have historically excluded and overlooked Black and Latina female entrepreneurs.

A woman was killed waiting outside a shuttered shelter in Kyiv during a Russian missile barrage, calling into question the poor state of Ukraine's air-raid shelters

A Kyiv woman died as she waited to enter a locked shelter and was hit by falling missile fragments, her husband told Ukrainian media.

Thai Airways plans jet orders as carrier rebounds from pandemic

Thai Airways International Plc said it will begin talks with aircraft manufacturers to purchase 30 new widebody jets as tourists return to Thailand and the carrier looks to rebound from the pandemic.

The updated list of EVs eligible for up to $7,500 in tax credits is out — here's which models qualify under the stricter rules

As automakers scramble to prove their EVs qualify for tax credits, the list of which models could get the full $7,500 credit keeps evolving.

Bournemouth tragedy victim named as 'talented trainee chef' Joe Abbess

Donald Trump says he has told Fox News' Sean Hannity not to joke about President Biden's cognitive ability

Donald Trump appears sympathetic toward President Joe Biden regarding his physical and mental well-being.

20 high-paying, growing jobs that only need a high school diploma

These jobs only require a high school diploma or equivalent, pay more than the median annual wage, and are projected to grow over the decade.

E-bikes and scooters could disappear from UK without Government action, warns industry

Delays to legislation covering electric bikes and scooters is preventing manufacturers from expanding in the UK, and could even see them leave the British market altogether if new rules aren't passed soon, the government has been warned.

Alert: Chuck Todd says he's leaving 'Meet the Press' after a tumultuous near-decade moderating the NBC political panel show

Chuck Todd says he's leaving 'Meet the Press' after a tumultuous near-decade moderating the NBC political panel show.

Choose an Affordable Marriage Loan from Myriad Options on Bajaj Markets

These Activists Distrust Voting Machines. Just Don’t Call Them Election Deniers.

As election activists rally against new voting machines, they are drifting into territory now dominated by conspiracy theorists.

Ukrainian father pulls daughter's body, wounded wife from apartment destroyed in Russian airstrike

Ukrainian authorities say a man rushed to his home near the central Ukrainian city of Dnipro to help rescuers pull the body of his 2-year-old daughter from the rubble of their apartment destroyed in one of Russia’s latest airstrikes. Officials said Sunday that Liza was killed late Saturday ...

Centre imposes limit on tur, urad dal stocks of wholesalers, big chain retailers

Take a look inside the McNeal Mansion, an abandoned 10,000-square-foot home from the 1800s that nature is reclaiming

The New Jersey mansion was built in 1890 and has become damaged by fires and nature over the years. But photos hint at its former grandeur.

Casey DeSantis wore a leather 'Where Woke Goes to Die' jacket in 85-degree weather in Iowa

The term "woke" has become a keystone of DeSantis's nascent campaign, prompting his wife Casey to wear the leather jacket despite the heat.

Man City vs Man United 1999: How would 2023 treble stack up?

As the result of a match, where a trophy was up for grabs, turned Manchester blue yet again, City went within one win of an iconic treble – something English football has not seen since United’s feat in 1998-1999. So with their 2-1 FA Cup final win over United leaving Pep Guardiola’s side ...

Musk 'loves' his AI avatar in sherwani, Twitterati welcomes 'Indian groom'

Alert: Saudi Arabia to reduce oil output by 1 million barrels per day, while rest of OPEC+ extends previous cuts through 2024

Saudi Arabia to reduce oil output by 1 million barrels per day, while rest of OPEC+ extends previous cuts through 2024.

Lauren Boebert now says her failure to vote on the debt limit was 'a protest.' But video from that night shows her frantically running up the Capitol steps trying to make it inside in time.

Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado failed to vote on a major bill that raised the federal debt ceiling, something she exuberantly opposed.

All new Model 3 cars qualify for $7,500 EV tax credit in US: Tesla

'KAVACH' Would Not Have Prevented Odisha Train Accident: Indian Railways On Balasore Crash

Odisha Train Accident: Railway Board's Member, Operations and Business Development Jaya Varma Sinha, said Kavach would not have prevented such an accident.

Hundreds Were Mistakenly Told They Might Have Cancer, Test Company Says

Grail, which makes a blood test for cancer, said a vendor’s software issue caused hundreds of inaccurate letters to be sent to about 400 customers last month.

Byron Allen on the future of Black-owned media

NPR's Eric Deggans speaks with media tycoon Byron Allen about the future of Black ownership in American media.

IndiGo Airline Inches Close To Make Historic 500 Airbus A320 Aircraft Order: Report

IndiGo was in talks with both Airbus and Boeing for the order, which, if confirmed would be the largest by a single airline ranked by units.

Poll: GOP Sen. Tim Scott utterly botched his presidential campaign rollout

A subsequent news cycle centered around a virginity pledge rather than his actual campaign, which is not ideal.

Inside CNN's epic PR fail that made a mockery of CEO Chris Licht

The Atlantic published a devastating article about Chris Licht after the CNN CEO had given hours of interviews. Who thought that was a good idea?

Macron Faces Fresh Test as Outlook for French Finances Dims

S&P Global restated a negative outlook for France’s ability to repay mounting debt. Two other ratings agencies have lowered their views in recent weeks.

French Open on course for Djokovic and Alcaraz clash in semis

The hotly anticipated first Grand Slam meeting between world No1 Carlos Alcaraz and 22-time major winner Novak Djokovic is just one match away after both players dispatched their third round opponents and reached the last eight in Paris.  Serbian Djokovic beat Juan Pablo Varillas 6-3 6-2 6-2 ...

A Wall Street trader made a $7.5 million windfall on a suspiciously-timed investment ahead of a surprise debt limit deal concession

Green-lighting a 300-mile pipeline was a shocking concession included in the debt ceiling deal, but not for one trader who bought 100,000 call options on the owner.

Ukraine keeps up pressure following Russian declaration of victory in Bakhmut

Defenders of Ukraine's city of Bakhmut are keeping up the pressure even though Russian forces declared victory there after the longest, deadliest battle of the war so far. The ongoing defense gives commanders in Moscow another thing to think about ahead of an anticipated Ukrainian ...

A lost medieval city that legend says was swallowed by the sea as punishment for its carnal sins mapped for the first time

The legend of the lost city of Rungholt, in Germany, says a great storm in 1362 destroyed it as revenge for its inhabitants' sins.

Jeff Zucker reportedly compared his firing from CNN to a gunshot wound: 'I gave them a gun, and they shot me with it'

By failing to disclose his relationship with a CNN exec when it began, Jeff Zucker reportedly said he handed his bosses the weapon to fire him.

The new judge in the Disney-DeSantis lawsuit is a Trump-appointee who gave the governor a win in his 'Don't Say Gay' law

US District Judge Allen C. Winsor, 46, will oversee Walt Disney Parks and Resorts' lawsuit against Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida.

Allstate Is No Longer Offering New Policies in California

Like State Farm, which announced a similar move last week, Allstate cited worsening climate conditions that had made doing business there difficult.

Senegal's government suspends mobile internet access amid days of deadly clashes

Senegal’s government has temporarily suspended mobile phone data as the country reels from days of deadly clashes between police and supporters of opposition leader Ousmane Sonko. The statement on Sunday comes after days of deadly clashes throughout the West African nation between Sonko's ...

If you still aren't sure what ChatGPT is, this is your guide to the viral chatbot that everyone is talking about

Open AI's ChatGPT bot has spread everywhere, and the paid version, ChatGPT Plus, is rolling out updated features including web-browsing and plug-ins.

Lockdown benefits ‘a drop in the bucket compared to the costs’, landmark study finds

Oil production to drop after Opec+ nations meet

The move by the oil-rich nations comes as prices fall amid accusations Opec has sided with Russia.

Over 5,300 USPS mail carriers were attacked by dogs last year. These are the cities where the attacks happen most often.

Dogs and mail carriers, a feud as old as time. The US Postal Service released data on the dog attacks in an effort to increase mail carriers' safety.

Parents in a town in Ireland came together to voluntarily ban smartphones for kids as old as 13

Ireland's health minister endorsed the voluntary ban, saying it can be "a world leader" in limiting kids' exposure to harmful online content.

Former CNN boss Jeff Zucker's $1 billion venture is reportedly considering a big investment in former Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter's media startup Air Mail

Graydon Carter, who spent 25 years leading Condé Nast's Vanity Fair, launched Air Mail — a "lively digital weekly for the world citizen" — in 2019.

DNA test proves ex-wrestler is not Lauren Boebert's father, despite her mother saying so for years

Rep. Lauren Boebert's mother had a brief fling with wrestler Stan Lane in the 1980s and has long claimed he was her father.

CEOs booted at California tech company that furloughed all 900 employees

"We are committed to finding out how this happened and taking appropriate actions."

ASX set to jump as jobs report sparks Wall Street rally

Wall Street rushed higher after a strong report on the US job market suggested a recession may not be as close as investors had feared.

New business body launched as CBI faces crunch vote

The Business Council, set up by the Chambers of Commerce, has Heathrow, BP and Drax among its members.

Hollywood directors avert strike after reaching contract deal with studios

Agreement on AI and streaming royalties comes as industrial action by writers stretches into its second month

Train Movement Starts At Section Affected By Odisha Rail Crash Within 51 Hours Of Accident

Odisha Train Accident: Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw sees off the first train at around 10.40 pm on Sunday, 51 hours after the horrific crash.

As oil prices stagnate, OPEC Plus opts to extend production cuts

OPEC Plus treads carefully as economic headwinds keep oil prices down, with a decision that's unlikely to cause a significant swing in pump prices for U.S. drivers.

British Chambers of Commerce creates business council to rival troubled CBI

BP and Heathrow among those to enlist in venture to provide new voice for UK’s most prominent companies

Greek authorities rescue 91 migrants from river islet on border with Turkey

Greek authorities say they have rescued 91 migrants from a river islet and transferred them to a processing center near the border with Turkey. Police said Sunday that the group included 32 men, 25 women and 34 children. The Red Cross was present at the operation. Several migrants told police ...

We need to keep CEOs away from AI regulation

Policymakers must not let complexity stop them from doing their job

Saudi Arabia cuts oil output by 1 million barrels per day to boost sagging prices

Saudi Arabia will reduce how much oil it sends to the global economy, taking a unilateral step to support the sagging cost of crude after two earlier production cuts by members of the OPEC+ alliance of major oil-producing countries failed to push prices higher. The announcement of the Saudi ...

England dealt Ashes blow as spinner Leach to miss series with injury

England’s Test team have been dealt another major bowling blow ahead of this month’s Ashes series with leading spinner Jack Leach pulling out of the famous five-Test competition against Australia. Leach played in England’s 10-wicket victory against Ireland over the weekend but has since ...

Saudi Arabia Says It Will Cut Production to Stem a Slide in Oil Prices

OPEC Plus, the group of major oil producers, said it would continue its recent cuts in output, but Saudi Arabia said it would cut further for at least a month.

31 photos from the Tiananmen Square protests that China has tried to erase from history

June 4, 2023 marks the 34th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests, a pro-democracy occupation that ended in bloodshed.

EcoEx bags the Winner Award in the 'Disruptive Solutions' Category at the 4th edition of the FIICI Smart Urban Innovation Awards 2023

New image from the James Webb Space Telescope shows thousands upon thousands of stars in a galaxy 17 million light years away

The James Webb Space Telescope is peering into the mysterious hearts of galaxies. Most recently, it turned its sites on the NGC 5068 galaxy.

Boeing rival Airbus nears record order for 500 planes from India's largest airline, report says

The European aerospace giant is the frontrunner for an order for 500 planes from the A320 narrow-body family, sources told Reuters.

Home Depot is selling a sleek modern tiny home frame with a spiral staircase for under $50K — but it'll cost far more to get it move-in ready

Home Depot is selling a kit for a 540 square-feet accessory dwelling unit for your backyard. But windows, doors, and finishes will cost you extra.

Marjorie Taylor Greene flip-flops on public release of Jan 6 footage, having proclaimed that selected journalists would get unfettered access

The Georgia Rep. said releasing footage of Capitol riots would be a security concern. Previously, she was adamant the public should see them.

Formula 1: Hamilton ‘flat out’ motivated at Mercedes despite Red Bull win

Seven-time world champion Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton has said he is “flat out” motivated at Mercedes despite Max Verstappen winning his third consecutive F1 race yesterday in Barcelona.  The Dutch reigning world champion Verstappen’s win ensured that Red Bull maintained their 100 ...

Egg prices are finally falling back to earth after nearing $5 a dozen earlier this year

Egg prices reached nearly $5 a dozen in some parts of the US in January, but they're now declining. Here's what to expect when you head to the store.

NYC's subway is testing platform gates in a few stations to prevent people from being pushed onto tracks

Subway pushings and other assaults have led to an increased police presence, though that hasn't been enough to fix the problem, a riders' group said.

Saudi Arabia could deepen production cuts beyond 1 million barrels per day if Brent futures drop below $70/barrel: analyst

Oil prices jumped by 2% on Monday after Saudi Arabia announced a production cut of a million barrels a day, which it called a 'Saudi lollipop.'

Watch: Howrah-Puri Vande Bharat Express Crosses Odisha Train Accident Site

Odisha Train Accident: Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Sunday waved at the crew of a goods train as services resumed after 51 hours of a train accident in Balasore. 

Pride becomes a minefield for big companies, but many continue their support

Dozens of big companies from Delta and Coca-Cola to Walmart are sponsoring LGBTQ+ Pride events and displaying racks of Pride-themed merchandise. But this year, the rainbow has lost some shine. Longtime Pride sponsors like Bud Light and Target have come under attack by conservatives for their ...

Network Ten wants Peter van Onselen to stop talking about it

The former political editor will be travelling in Italy while his lawyer battles the television channel’s claim against him.

Mental health crisis among young people leaves 185,000 unable to work

Odisha Tragedy: Indian Railways Resume Passenger Train Services On Track In Balasore

Indian Railways has resumed running passenger trains on the track of the accident-affected route in Balasore which claimed the lives of 275 people and injured 1000.

Why the AI boom is not a dotcom redux

The simulation of human intelligence in machines has dramatic potential to change the way the economy works

Asset Management: China cosies up to private equity

Plus, Dutch pensions overhaul, US stocks diverge, and Klint and Mondrian at Tate Modern

Odisha Train Accident: Goods Train Carrying Limestone Derails In Bargarh

Another goods train carrying limestone has derailed in Bargarh district in Odisha, no casualities have been reported in the incident.

Could ultra-processed foods be harmful for us?

Panorama investigates the links between UK's food safety advisors and the ultra-processed food industry.

LaLiga unveil new branding as Spanish football league looks to future

Spanish football’s LaLiga has today announced a rework of their branding as the domestic competition steps up efforts to capitalise on global opportunities. The league, which has traded in former sponsor Santander for EA Sports, has unveiled a new brand identity which sees a pair of Ls take ...

US Fighter Jets Fly Over Houses Chasing Unresponsive Plane Before It Crashes In Virginia

The F-16 fighter jets created a sonic boom while chasing the unresponsive Cessna 560 Citation V aircraft, which eventually crashed in Virginia.

Universal basic income: Plans drawn up for £1,600 a month trial in England

Thirty people would get a monthly lump sum for two years, under a think tank's scheme in England.

Tory peer Tyrie pushes for reform of UK financial regulator

Move reignites debate over independence of Financial Conduct Authority’s decision making body

Can UK pensions lifeboat come to rescue of equities?

Reform of the system is vital but there are pros and cons to the idea of retooling the PPF

The money behind the coming wave of climate litigation

Those affected by environmental disasters are turning to the courts for redress, stoking debate about who should pay to bring the cases

Jeans and diamonds – the ultimate style flex

How to make the most refined jewels shine? Wear them ultra casually

Buffett-inspired ETP puts innovation in the hot seat

Analysts warn that some of its components look risky and say it has little in common with the famed investor

FirstFT: US banks sell property loans at discount in rush to cut exposure

Also in today’s newsletter, Bank of England plans to broaden deposit scheme reforms and Saudi Arabia to cut oil production

Apple to offer vision of mixed-reality future beyond the smartphone

Tech giant expected to unveil an expensive headset in most significant product launch in more than a decade

British businesses mull ‘onshoring’ supply chains in response to soaring costs

Snags in international supply chains lingering on from the Covid-19 pandemic are steering mid-sized businesses toward bringing their production lines back to the UK, a new survey out last night showed. Research by consultancy BDO found just under 50 per cent of the 500 firms they surveyed are ...

PwC hands over names of all staff involved in tax scandal

The names include nine partners who were stood down and the 63 staff and partners who received emails containing confidential information on changes to multinational tax avoidance laws.

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