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Climate activists disrupt British cities with ‘summer uprising’

Climate activists disrupt British cities with ‘summer uprising’

Published 15/07/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Environmental activists sought to sow chaos in five British cities on Monday in a bid to force the government to act to [more…]

Reassuring Chinese data nudges shares higher

Reassuring Chinese data nudges shares higher

Published 15/07/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Surprisingly upbeat economic soundings from China lifted the global markets mood on Monday, pushing world shares toward an 18-month high and steering [more…]

China-friendly Taiwan mayor beats Foxconn’s Gou in opposition’s…

China-friendly Taiwan mayor beats Foxconn’s Gou in opposition’s…

Published 15/07/2019

TAIPEI (Reuters) - A China-friendly mayor in Taiwan on Monday won the opposition party’s nomination for the 2020 presidential election, beating Foxconn founder Terry Gou [more…]

Sports Direct delays results as House of Fraser deal backfires

Sports Direct delays results as House of Fraser deal backfires

Published 15/07/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - British retailer Sports Direct (SPD.L) has delayed publishing its annual results, warning problems integrating its purchase of House of Fraser stores and [more…]

Hold the beers: Budweiser APAC IPO hit by investor push-back

Hold the beers: Budweiser APAC IPO hit by investor push-back

Published 15/07/2019

HONG KONG/NEW YORK/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Scepticism over AB InBev’s high valuations doomed Budweiser APAC’s IPO of up to $9.8 billion - poised to be the [more…]

Hong Kong leader says protesters in latest clashes can be called…

Hong Kong leader says protesters in latest clashes can be called…

Published 15/07/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters who clashed with police on the weekend were rioters, a legally loaded [more…]

They bombed our livelihoods: Sri Lanka’s tourism firms struggle…

They bombed our livelihoods: Sri Lanka’s tourism firms struggle…

Published 15/07/2019

UNWATUNA/GALLE, Sri Lanka (Reuters) - Pearl Divers, a diving school on one of Sri Lanka’s most popular southern beaches, shut shop for two months after [more…]

Biden healthcare plan would curb drug prices, raise taxes on rich

Biden healthcare plan would curb drug prices, raise taxes on rich

Published 15/07/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner in the Democratic presidential race, unveiled a healthcare plan on Monday estimated to cost [more…]

England win World Cup in Super Over drama to end 44-year wait

England win World Cup in Super Over drama to end 44-year wait

Published 15/07/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - England ended their 44-year wait for a maiden 50-overs World Cup title by beating a gutsy New Zealand side on boundaries after [more…]