Day: August 29, 2018

LONDON (Reuters) – British car production fell 11 percent year-on-year in July, hit by model changes, seasonal adjustments and preparations for tougher new emissions standards, an industry body said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: New Land Rover cars are seen in a parking lot at the Jaguar Land Rover plant at Halewood in Liverpool, northern England,
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HONG KONG (Reuters) – At least a dozen banks, fintechs and telecom firms are lining up to get a piece of Hong Kong’s retail and small business banking market as the regulator prepares to award the former British colony’s first online-only banking licenses. FILE PHOTO: People walk outside the main branch of Standard Chartered in
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LONDON (Reuters) – Former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond said on Wednesday he has resigned from the Scottish National Party, which he led for two decades, days after allegations of sexual misconduct became publicly known. FILE PHOTO: Former First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond talks about his show ‘Alex Salmond Unleashed’ at the Edinburgh Fringe,
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LONDON (Reuters) – James Dyson, billionaire British inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner, outlined plans on Thursday to build new testing facilities and invest another 116 million pounds ($150 million) to develop an electric car to be launched by 2020. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron (R) views vacuum design products with James Dyson
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SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s largest ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing has suspended its carpooling service after a passenger was killed, and is likely to face tighter oversight that will squeeze driver numbers and extend customer waiting times. Logo of Didi Chuxing is seen at its headquarters building in Beijing, China August 28, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee The
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MALLALA, Australia (Reuters) – Until a few months ago, train driver Gavin Slater had never seen anything like it. Five locomotives, with a combined 15,000 horsepower, ready to pull 101 wagons brimful of grain. Train driver Gavin Slater checks the track as carriages are loaded with wheat at the town of Mallala, located north of
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday renewed his attacks on technology companies and platforms including Twitter Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google, saying they were “trying to silence” people. Speaking to reporters at the White House, Trump suggested, without evidence, that the companies’ activities may be illegal. He later posted a
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Sony Music ձայնագրման ընկերությունը դադարելու է որպես պատասխանող հանդես գալ Մայքլ Ջեքսոնի հետմահու՝ «Michael» ալբոմում նրա կեղծ վոկալի մասին գործում։ Հայցի շրջանակներում որպես պատասխանող հանդես չի գալու նաև The Jackson Estate ընկերությունը։ Նման որոշում է կայացրել Կալիֆորնիայի վճռաբեկ դատարանը։ Դատարանը եկել է այն եզրակացության, որ Sony Music և The Jackson Estate ընկերությունները չէին կարող ճշգրիտ
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