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Sports Direct considers 61.4 million pounds bid for Debenhams

Valuing the heritage British high street brand at £61.4m, Sports Direct's potential 5p offer looks generous in light of Debenhams' bombed-out share price. S...


Mike Ashley considers Debenhams cash bid

In an announcement after the stock market had closed on Monday, Sports Direct said it was considering buying the whole of Debenhams to prevent a restructuri...


Turkey president blames West for currency rate fluctuations

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has riled Turkey's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, especially the United States , by purchasing the Russian arm...


Soybean exports help to shrink United States trade deficit in January

Imports gained 1.5 per cent to a record $51.82-billion, as imports of aircraft soared six-fold from December, reflecting the arrival of airliners from the Unite...


Skytrax World Airport Awards reveals best airport for 2019

If you're not flying to Singapore anytime soon, Bourdain also highlighted Tokyo's airport for having solid food in his Times interview-in particular, a su...


Grindr Dating App Deemed Security Risk

The gaming company took full ownership in 2018. National security concerns around users' personal information have been cited before by the Committee on Fore...


UK Blames 'Defects' in Huawei Tech on Bad Design, Not Spies

It's worth noting that, while some countries such as Australia have banned Huawei's equipment due to potential Chinese intelligence ties, others have blocked it...


Pay gap still exists, but narrowing slightly in US: Glassdoor

Glassdoor chief economist Andrew Chamberlain remarked: "Over the past three years, company leaders, politicians, celebrities and more have called for an end to...


Lyft valued at $34.3b in first ride-hailing IPO

Lyft priced its shares at $72, the top of its already elevated $70-$72 per share target range, the sources said. Pinterest, Slack, and Postmates are also sch...


EU To Ignore US Warning On Huawei; Will Monitor Risk Though

The plan, unveiled at a news conference at the European Union parliament in Strasbourg , calls for member states to report back on any security threats to th...


Reserve Bank stance change surprises

Reserve Bank governor Adrian Orr specifically cited the upward pressure on the New Zealand dollar from other central bankers taking a more dovish stance as a re...


B.C. ferry stuck after hitting dock near Gibsons

The ministry said B.C. Ferries had reported that there were no spills as a result of the incident and the Western Canada Marine Response Corporation was on the ...


Coles plans to double deliveries with $150m deal

Woolworths is the market leader in Australia's online grocery market which is expected to grow more than 21 per cent this year - 10 times faster than sales in p...


Passengers stranded after WOW air abruptly shuts down

Passengers are instructed to check with other airlines for "rescue fares" and to activate ticket protections, if available. "Passengers are advised to check a...


Global energy demand hits fastest pace in 10 years: IEA

The world's three largest energy intensive countries, China , the United States, and India, together accounted for almost 70% of the rise in global energy dem...


All the Apple Card cash back rewards and a major flaw

The Apple Card offers variable APRs in the range of 13.24% to 24.24% based on credit worthiness. So every day you spend, cash is added to your Apple Cash ca...


Oil prices rise amid supply cuts, but economic slowdown looms

Commerzbank noted declines in USA crude stocks and expenditure by US shale firms were also providing support. Weekly figures on US oil data from the America...


Budget carrier AirAsia pulls 'Get off in Thailand' ads in Australia

A grassroots campaigner from a movement called Collective Shout in Australia posted her comments on Twitter after spotting a bus ad. AirAsia has apologized ...


Three Virginia tickets each win $50,000 in Powerball

Wednesday's Powerball drawing will be an approximately $750 million jackpot which would be one of the biggest in U.S. lottery prize history. It's roughly a 11,6...


Treasury Yields Hit Lowest Since Late 2017

Former Chair of Federal Reserve of the United States Janet Yellen said on Monday that the USA yield curve inversion did not signal a recession, but there migh...


Global carbon emissions hit new high, fuel climate change concerns

Another discouraging trend given efforts to tame global warming was a slowdown past year in energy efficiency gains to 1.3 percent, only half the average improv...


Asian shares shaky as USA bond yields hit lowest since late 2017

The losses sent regional energy firms tumbling, with Hong Kong-listed CNOOC diving 4.1 per cent, while Inpex in Tokyo was 3.8 per cent lower and Sydney-based Wo...


Apple faces potential iPhone import ban after patent infringement ruling

This case is one of two Qualcomm has brought before the ITC; the other is still awaiting a decision. Split decisions on Tuesday by a USA government panel in a...


Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato - first sketches revealed

Almost 100 years ago, Ugo Zagato set up shop in Milan to build lightweight auto bodies for astonishingly wealthy customers, thus siring a legacy of gorgeous car...


CHINA-MEETING: Xi Meets with Macron, Merkel & Juncker

Xi will also meet in Paris on Tuesday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. A major deal for Toulous...


Uber pays $3.1bn for Middle East rival Careem

The long-expected agreement ends more than nine months of start-and-stop negotiations between the two companies and hands Uber a much-needed victory after a ser...


California avocado recall: How to check if your fruit is safe

The problem was discovered during a routine government inspection at the California packing facility. The conventional avocados carry "Bravocado" brand sticke...


Avocado recall in California

If you've consumed an avocado from Henry's Avocados and/or are experiencing symptoms such as fever, muscle aches, nausea, or diarrhea, you should contact your p...


Whoops? British Airways flight mistakenly lands in Scotland instead of Germany

A British Airways spokesperson confirmed to Euronews the flight route to Edinburgh had been approved by air traffic controllers based on the flight plan issued ...


Over 1mn march in London for a new Brexit referendum

Mariella Frostrup and Richard Bacon, who were hosting a rally in Parliament Square, told the crowds an initial count showed the amount of people taking part in ...