Economy

Oil prices tumble after surprise jump in USA crude supplies

Oil prices tumble after surprise jump in USA crude supplies

Greg McKenna, chief market strategist at futures brokerage AxiTrader, said that the boycott of Qatar meant there was "a real chance" that Opec solidarity surrounding its production cuts may fractu...

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Terror ringleader 'tried to hire 7.5 tonne lorry hours before London attack'

Terror ringleader 'tried to hire 7.5 tonne lorry hours before London attack'

Police released details of their investigation as they appealed to the public for information, saying that showed Khuram Butt , believed to be the plot's ringleader, originally tried to rent a 7.5 to...

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Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM Theresa May

Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM Theresa May

Johnson previously had his eyes on the top job in 2016, but stepped aside after his campaign manager Michael Gove nominated himself and said Johnson didn't have what it took to be leader. It was a hum...

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Police first responder describes bridge attack

The fake explosive belts were visible during the attacks, Haydon said, and may have appeared genuine to those who saw them. Police Commander Dean Haydon said the attackers may have worn the belts be...

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FTSE 100 rises but pound suffers after shock election result

The idea that a new government could try to reverse the referendum result is also unappealing to Brussels, where even Britain's traditional allies would rather see the back of a troublesome and inte...

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Images of fake explosive belts worn by London attackers released

Images of fake explosive belts worn by London attackers released

The three men rammed into pedestrians on London Bridge on June 3 before going on a stabbing rampage at bars at nearby Borough Market. The images of the three belts were released to the public on...

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Amnesty bemoans cost of Gulf crisis on human rights

Qatar faces isolation by fellow Arab countries after Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Egypt severed ties with Doha on Monday, accusing it of supporting Islamist militants an...

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Four held for accepting bets on India-Lanka match

Although India posted a solid score of 321 against Sri Lanka , their batsman failed to push on for an unassailable total. If most of England woke up to the prospect of a hung parliament, the Indi...

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Britain's May reaches power deal in battle to cling on

Britain's May reaches power deal in battle to cling on

May is seeking to rely on the Democratic Unionist Party's 10 MPs to win key votes in parliament . But Britain's Saturday newspapers agreed she is just clinging on. "There has been a lot of hyperbol...

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US urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar

Earlier in the week, Trump sent a series of tweets seemingly celebrating, and even taking credit for, its regional isolation. "Qatar is accused of having a hidden relationship with Iran, but its...

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Theresa May facing pressure to resign as coalition deal awaits

Theresa May facing pressure to resign as coalition deal awaits

May has lost all credibility on Brexit . A delay in forming a government could push back the start of Brexit talks, now scheduled for June 19, and reduce the time available for what are expected ...

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Trump Administration Set To Pull United States From Globalist Climate Agreement

Trump Administration Set To Pull United States From Globalist Climate Agreement

The White House press secretary, Sean Spicer , said Tuesday that Trump "wants a fair deal for the American people", adding that Trump was spending a "great deal of time" considering the agreement...

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UK Prime Minister Clings to Power by Allying With Science Deniers

UK Prime Minister Clings to Power by Allying With Science Deniers

The pound plummeted as the shock figures set the scene for political turmoil at Westminster, disruption to upcoming Brexit negotiations and the possibility of a second election later in the year. An...

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Donald Trump Looks to Overhaul the FAA by Privatizing Air Traffic Control

Donald Trump Looks to Overhaul the FAA by Privatizing Air Traffic Control

The Air Traffic Control Reform Initiative would create an independent, non-governmental organization which will be self-funded and, said Trump, will result in "cheaper, faster, and safer air travel" b...

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Ringleader behind London attack starred in documentary 'Jihadis Next Door'

Police said earlier that witness accounts suggested he might have been thrown into the river. Khuram Shazad Butt, left, Rachid Redouane , centre, and Youssef Zaghba , 22, right, have been identifi...

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Kaine: Comey's Testimony About Russia and Trump, Not Hillary

Comey also testified that when former President Bill Clinton visited with Lynch on her plane, it shifted something in that investigation. Senator John McCain says staying up late to watch a baseba...

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Germany hit seven as Kane saves England's blushes

I have a feeling we might have been sitting here talking about how long it was since he last scored for England if he hadn't scored it. " Scotland scoring two goals late on and you look at four m...

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Kingfisher plc (KGF) Given "Hold" Rating at Jefferies Group LLC

There are now 908,305,540 shares in issue with the average daily volume traded being 2,480,228. It is down 39.04% since June 9, 2016 and is downtrending. The stock of Boohoo.Com PLC (LON:BOO) earned "...

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Oil slides on worries Libya will feed glut

Oil slides on worries Libya will feed glut

Global benchmark, Brent crude fell 87 cents, or 1.7 per cent, to $51.42 a barrel, while U.S. light crude was 59 cents, or 1.2 per cent, lower at $49.21. Commodity researchers at JP Morgan don't see i...

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Story of qualifying: Hamilton matches Senna in style

Story of qualifying: Hamilton matches Senna in style

Hamilton was presented with the distinctive yellow and green helmet, worn by Senna at the 1987 British Grand Prix, as a gift on behalf of the Brazilian's family just moments after he reached the lan...

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UK's May seals deal to prop up government, but loses key aides

May's aides, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill quit on Saturday following sustained criticism within the party of the campaign. "It is the most damning finding in one of our polls that I can remember", wrot...

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British prime minister names new chief of staff

British prime minister names new chief of staff

She said Brexit talks would begin on June 19 as scheduled, the same day as the formal reopening of parliament . Katie Perrior, who acted as Ms May's director of communications for 10 months befor...

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Gulf states announce humanitarian hotline for mixed Qatari families

Qatar is the base of American military's Central Command. On June 5, Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing Doha of supporti...

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Conservatives lead, but Labour gains big in British election, exit polls show

Conservatives lead, but Labour gains big in British election, exit polls show

May on Saturday lost her two closest aides as she struggled to reassert her leadership after a crushing election setback. JEREMY Corbyn has vowed to lead Britain out of the European Union as he ...

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Theresa May's top aides quit following election disaster to avert leadership challenge

Theresa May's top aides quit following election disaster to avert leadership challenge

After confirming on Friday that her top five ministers, including finance minister Philip Hammond, would keep their jobs, May was expected to appoint a team that will take on one of the most demanding...

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#Vote2017: 'No panic yet' after pound hit by election shock

#Vote2017: 'No panic yet' after pound hit by election shock

In contrast, the more domestically-focused FTSE 250 index dropped 0.84 percent. After a sharp initial fall, the pound steadied early in European trading and then began to claw back ground. The Jap...

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AFCON 2019 Qualifiers: South Africa Stun Nigeria in Uyo

AFCON 2019 Qualifiers: South Africa Stun Nigeria in Uyo

The build-up to the game focused mostly around South Africa's inability to find a win against the Super Eagles, and their subdued approach at the start reflected that mentality. Their efforts were rew...

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Merkel: EU ready for Brexit negotiations

Merkel: EU ready for Brexit negotiations

May, who became prime minister after Britain's June 2016 referendum on leaving the European Union, called the election three years early in a bid to strengthen her hand in the looming Brexit negotiati...

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Tillerson says Qatar blockade 'hindering' military operations

In a day of mixed messages and chaotic diplomacy, Mr Tillerson emphasised the economic, humanitarian and military damage he said the blockade was inflicting. The US secretary of state added that the...

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United Nations Rejects Saudi Arabia's List of Qatari 'Terrorists'

The biggest concentration of USA military personnel in the Middle East is at Qatar's Al Udeid Air Base . Qatar hired Ashcroft Law Firm for 90 days, agreeing to pay it $2.5 million to help the Persi...

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