Economy

New Zealand chain halts Australian strawberries over needles fear

New Zealand chain halts Australian strawberries over needles fear NSW Police and Queensland Police are investigating whether the latest needles found in strawberries are the work of a copycat, or related to the original incidents. A nationwide recall is now in place for six strawberry brands. . Woolworths Group has removed all the affected brands from shelves in its supermarkets, but continues to sell other varieties of the fruit. [Full Article...]

Fresh hike in fuel prices

Fresh hike in fuel prices In Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai touching fresh record levels of Rs 73.54, Rs 78.07 and Rs 77.74 per litre, against the previous levels of Rs 73.30, Rs 77.82 and Rs 77.49 per litre. Diesel, in the West Bengal capital was priced at Rs 75.39 on Saturday, up from previous level of Rs 75.15 per litre. Cost of the other transportation fuel , diesel also increased on Saturday. [Full Article...]

India's Iran Oil Purchases To Fade Ahead Of US sanctions

India's Iran Oil Purchases To Fade Ahead Of US sanctions India's government will cut imports of oil from Iran by almost half for the months of September and October as Iran faces USA sanctions from the Trump administration set to be implemented in November. "The price action of yesterday confirms $80.00 a barrel as a strong resistance line in Brent ", consultancy Petromatrix said in a research note. However, prices were able to rebound into th... [Full Article...]

A no-deal Brexit: how it could hit house prices

A no-deal Brexit: how it could hit house prices The Bank's regional staff reported that businesses were cracking down on costs and holding back on investment ahead of Brexit , which is due at the end of March. The central bank said on Thursday that risks to global growth had risen, especially if the United States and China implemented protectionist trade measures. [Full Article...]

Man reportedly eats strawberry with needle inside, police confirm 4 'contamination' incidents

The six Australian brands which have so far been affected are Berry Obsession , Berry Licious , Donnybrook labels, Love Berry , Delightful Strawberries and Oasis . The discovery came as Coles and Aldi supermarkets pulled all strawberries from their shelves, except Western Australia, as a precaution. New Zealand imports the fruit from Australia when it's out of season, from April to Sep... [Full Article...]

Salesforce boss Marc Benioff, wife buy Time magazine

Benioff is Chairman, co-CEO and founder", according to a statement from the Meredith Corporation , which is selling Time. In a press release , the Iowa-based publisher of magazines such as Better Homes & Gardens, People and InStyle said the sale is expected to close within 30 days. [Full Article...]

U.S. plant operators prepare for Hurricane Florence

U.S. plant operators prepare for Hurricane Florence It's predicted to directly pass over the Brunswick Nuclear Plant - about 30 miles south of Wilmington - as well as the Shearon Harris Nuclear Plant in New Hill, a town farther inland. "These facilities have proven their ability to withstand hurricanes and provide electricity to homes and businesses as soon as off-site power is restored and the electricity grid can accommodate the power", he ad... [Full Article...]

Henri Bendel to close Somerset Collection store

Henri Bendel to close Somerset Collection store These include Victoria's Secret , PINK and Bath & Body Works. "We have chose to stop operating Bendel to improve company profitability and focus on our larger brands that have greater growth potential", CEO Leslie Wexner said in a company statement . [Full Article...]

Canada cannabis entrepreneurs 'could face United States lifetime ban'

Canada cannabis entrepreneurs 'could face United States lifetime ban' Canada is set to become the world's only major industrialized nation to legalize retail marijuana sales, starting October 17. Owen said if travelers lie about past drug use during questioning, that's "fraud and misrepresentation, which carries a lifetime ban". [Full Article...]

'Please be careful': NSW mum finds needles in strawberries

'Please be careful': NSW mum finds needles in strawberries Queensland's Chief Health Officer Dr Jeanette Young has requested retailers withdraw all Donnybrook strawberries through a trade level recall. The couple called police after seeing a breaking news alert yesterday warning of incidents across the country. [Full Article...]

Volkswagen to stop production of the Beetle

Volkswagen to stop production of the Beetle Their increasing popularity in the U.S. in the 1960s prompted Volkswagen to build its first manufacturing plant in North America in order to meet the demand. SUVs, meanwhile, are capturing record share of the market. Now, Volkswagen is gearing up to launch a wave of electric vehicles to appeal to a new generation of environmentally conscious consumers - children and grandchildren of the 19... [Full Article...]

BMW shows off self-driving motorcycle

BMW shows off self-driving motorcycle As BMW engineer Stefan Hans notes in the video, the company never actually set out to create a self-driving motorcycle - it just wanted to figure out ways to improve motorcycle safety for riders the same way lane-keeping and autonomous braking systems help keep vehicle drivers safe. [Full Article...]

Importance of Iranian oil for India

Importance of Iranian oil for India Brent, the global benchmark, rose $1.67 a barrel to trade above $79. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for October delivery traded at $69.12 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, down $1.25, at 9:52 a.m.in London . Novak did not provide details. A group of producers around OPEC and Russian Federation have been voluntarily withholding supplies since January 2017 to tighten markets, b... [Full Article...]

FEMA looks to Waffle House as Hurricane Florence approaches

FEMA looks to Waffle House as Hurricane Florence approaches The Georgia-based chain is known for its 365-day, 24-hour service, and the company has teams of response units that can be deployed, with Waffle House trucks, vans, and generators, should a restaurant choose to stay open in adverse conditions. [Full Article...]

Nationwide warning system test scheduled for next week, officials want Alaska feedback

Nationwide warning system test scheduled for next week, officials want Alaska feedback If this had been an actual emergency an official message would have followed the tone alert you heard at the start of this message. After the alert, The Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management wants Alaskans to weigh in on how they thought the test went, by completing a survey that will be found on the state's website . [Full Article...]

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon on Trump: My wealth no "gift from daddy"

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon on Trump: My wealth no By noon, the bank sent out a statement from its chairman and chief executive officer backtracking completely: "I should not have said it". This is published unedited from the PTI feed . The confidence marks a sharp turn for Dimon, who, when asked about his political potential before the rise of the Trump administration, doubted he'd ever win election as a wealthy New Yorker. [Full Article...]

Needles found in more Australian strawberries, A$100k reward offered

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk told media on Saturday investigators were doing "everything they possibly can" to find those responsible for the tampering, and pleaded with the public to come forward if they knew any information. Officers from the Sutherland Police Area Command were notified on Friday about the unsafe punnet of Delightful Strawberries, and seized it for their inquiries i... [Full Article...]

First prison sentence for fake reviews on TripAdvisor

First prison sentence for fake reviews on TripAdvisor The owner of Promo Salento was found guilty of selling the fake reviews to hundreds of businesses across the country. An online fraudster who sold fake TripAdvisor reviews to hospitality businesses has been jailed after a "landmark ruling". [Full Article...]

Trump ‘wants US$200 billion in China tariffs despite talks’

Trump ‘wants US$200 billion in China tariffs despite talks’ The United States and China have imposed tariffs on $50-billion of each other's goods since July as trade frictions between the world's two biggest economies worsened, despite several rounds of negotiations. William Zarit, the chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in China, warned the Trump administration against assuming those difficulties will force Beijing to cave in to its demands. [Full Article...]

Erdogan says Turkey came under 'economic attack'

Erdogan says Turkey came under 'economic attack' It was not immediately clear if Erdogan had been aware of the central bank's decision when he made his comments. It has now increased interest rates by 11.25 percentage points since late April as it struggles to bring the lira out of freefall. [Full Article...]


« Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314  Next »