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Roya Mail faces strike action

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But the source dismissed this as "rubbish" and said controversial changes made to pensions meant that agreement was now void. Why is a strike being threatened? Some 14million shoppers spent an estimated £2billion on Black Friday a year ago. Read More »

Mylan surges, Teva slumps after FDA okays Copaxone copy

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According to the FDA approval letter, Mylan was one of the first applicants to submit a substantially complete ANDA for Glatiramer Acetate Injection, 40 mg/ml, containing a paragraph IV certification. AB rated alternatives can be substituted by the pharmacist in place of the branded version, while non-AB rated alternatives can only be suggested by the doctor. Read More »

'New era' in solar energy fuelling growth in renewables: IEA

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Nearly 165GW of new renewable power was installed in 2016, driven by 74GW of solar photovoltaic capacity coming online, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA). The IEA said renewables will continue to show strong growth over the coming years with electricity capacity set to increase by more than almost 1,000 gigawatts (GW), or 43 per cent, by 2022. Read More »

Content Analytics Market 2017 - Google, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAS, OpenText, Nice Systems

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The report critically judges the performance of the companies operating in this domain and also identifies opportunities hidden in the core of the global holographic films market. Backward integration has also been observed to a great deal across the global chemical testing services market. What will the market growth rate, Overview and Analysis by Type of All-in-One Medical Panel PC in 2022? As the report progresses further, it explains development plans and policies, manufacturing ... Read More »

I wouldn't have played, says Guardiola after Barca's closed-door win amid tensions

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Catalan officials said 840 people had been injured while trying to cast their ballots. "So Barca reluctantly agreed to play the game but, as a sign of protest, they insisted it could only take place behind closed doors ". The decision to play was not a universal one. "I wouldn't have played the Barca-Las Palmas game". The divided opinion over the decision was evident as two Barca board members resigned , Bartomeu confirmed after an extraordinary board meeting on Monday. Read More »

Toys R Us Pins Turnaround on Augmented-Reality Shopping Experience

The new experience - which plants computer-generated images on top of real objects in the store - is based off the same concept that sent " Pokemon Go " soaring this time previous year. It was slow to adapt online to compete with Amazon and slow to differentiate itself in the face of increasing competition from big-box stores like Walmart , which is now the biggest seller of toys in the US . Read More »

Are the Technicals Adding up for EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM)?

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Rice Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:RMP) has risen 42.06% since October 2, 2016 and is uptrending. Short interest decreased from 1,918,572 to 1,715,459 over that period. Crawford Inv Counsel Inc has 136,785 shares for 0.73% of their portfolio. First Advsr LP holds 0.02% or 403,672 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Tortoise Capital Advisors Ltd Liability has 4.36% invested in EQT Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:EQM) for 9.01 million shares. Read More »

OPEC oil output climbs as Libya, Nigeria recover

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And this has exerted some downward pressure on the oil price. "We are seeing a normalisation of global inventory, it's mostly falling, which is supporting prices", said Mr Burns. Commodities closely linked to China's economy are now ceding the way to the oil market, where the market is tightening after three years of oversupply, he said. Read More »

National Coffee with a Cop Day

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Midlands law enforcement agencies will partake in the National Coffee with a Cop Day on Wednesday. The Western Illinois University Office of Public Safety (OPS) will host " Coffee with a Cop " from 9-11 a.m. In five years, Coffee with a Cop events spread throughout all 50 states and more recently into other countries, and is considered one of the most successful community-oriented policing programs. Read More »

Indian shares gain tracking strong Asia; Auto stocks rally

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Stocks gradually marched ahead later during the session. On Wednesday, the equity markets opened on a sedate footing as the Street awaits key policy rates' announcement by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) later in the day. Consequently, the reverse repo rate under the LAF remains at 5.75 per cent, and the marginal standing facility (MSF) rate and the Bank Rate at 6.25 per cent. Read More »

Historic factory site could lose Robinsons and Colman's brands

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Britvic has announced a proposal to close one of its production sites in the United Kingdom, as it looks to improve efficiency. In a double blow for the city, Unilever has launched a review of its operations at the same site, putting a further 113 jobs at risk at its unit which produces Colman's Mustard. Read More »

Aguero out for six weeks, says Argentina doctor

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The striker was speaking to his national team's doctor because he was due to play in Argentina's World Cup qualifiers this week. The forward is said to have hoped for involvement in Argentina's World Cup qualifying matches over the global break, and there were suggestions of him being fit enough to play through the injury and face Stoke City as well when domestic action resumed. Read More »

Market moves with caution, RBI rate call takes centre-stage

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This was the fourth bi-monthly policy review by RBI's Monetary Policy Committee that was formed a year ago on the lines of Federal Open Market Committee in the US. Apart from inflation concerns, the prospect of the Federal Reserve gearing up to start unwinding some of its massive monetary stimulus later this year also kept the RBI cautious, analysts say. Read More »

Toyota ends vehicle production in Australia

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Mr Noonan said the Andrews Government had been preparing for the closure for a long time, and had provided grants to 60 businesses to help create new jobs suitable for auto workers. "It is not so hard to find a job". Mr Smith said only about half of Ford's workers, who lost their jobs when the plants shut down a year ago, had found permanent, full-time work. Read More »

RBI To Print Soon New Rs 100 Notes?

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While most of us have had a love and hate relationship with the changing face of currency notes in the country, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is gearing up for yet another move. Till date, the list of redesigned notes apart from the introduction of newer denominations include Rs 500 and Rs. 50 notes. The report further elaborated that of the four cassettes, or boxes, in an ATM, only one is used for Rs 100 notes. Read More »

Tesco restores dividend as sales soar

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That compares with 596 million pounds in the same period previous year and analyst forecasts of about 700 million pounds. The company on Wednesday reported a 27.3 per cent rise in profits for the first half of its financial year and a seventh consecutive year of underlying sales growth in its United Kingdom market. Read More »

Campaigners' joy at Scotland fracking ban

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Shale gas is now processed in Scotland at a site in Grangemouth, having been shipped in from overseas, but can not be extracted from beneath Scottish soil under the current moratorium, which is enforced through planning regulations. Holyrood had previously voted to support an outright ban on fracking, although SNP members abstained from the non-binding vote - with Labour also launching a members bill which had the same aim. Read More »

Former Chico business owner killed in Las Vegas mass shooting

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One of her two sons, Jeff Rees sent a message to Orsua saying, "Our mother was such a strong attractive and happy woman who made a difference to the lives of everyone she knew". He spent more than 18 hours trying to find her, searching every hospital in the city. Authorities had trouble identifying her since Etcheber had his wife's cell phone and identification card at the time of the shooting. Read More »

California law enforcement officers wounded in Las Vegas

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City News Service reports that one of the Sheriff's Department employees is in critical condition, while the second "is displaying stable vital signs". Jeff Higbee. The officer is a 7-year veteran of the department and now works at the LAPD's Foothill Division, Cuedo said. Los Angeles Fire Department Chief Ralph M. Read More »

Government Cuts Excise Duty On Petrol, Diesel By Rs 2 Per Litre

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For diesel, the selling price of Rs 58.84 per litre contained central taxes of Rs 17.89 and state taxes of Rs 8.69. Prices of petrol and diesel will be reduced by the amount of duty cut with effect from Wednesday. In September, the price of petrol rose by 67 cents. The state Value-Added Tax on diesel is more than 20 percent in 15 states, highest being in Andhra Pradesh with 31.06 percent. Read More »

GM and Ford announce major electric vehicle plans

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Ford plans to introduce 13 new electrics and hybrids over the next five years, including a small electric SUV coming in 2020. Associates say Mr. Hackett , a former longtime CEO of Michigan-based Steelcase Inc., is likely to place big bets and push for quick action. Read More »

Gun Regulation Becomes Heavy Topic In Wake Of Las Vegas Shooting

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After a mass shooting , we hear somber statements from the president and members of Congress, someone calls for a change in gun laws, then someone else responds with "How dare you politicize this bad tragedy". The President later posted a series of tweets condemning her comments and saying she had been influenced by the "fake news media". Police said 23 guns were found in the room where Paddock killed himself, some of them assault-style rifles with scopes and some that appeared to ... Read More »

Amazon facing hefty European Union tax bill

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Such a move by the European Commission (EC) would be similar to a 13bn euros (£11.5bn) bill it levied against United States technology giant Apple past year for Irish back taxes, the Financial Times said. The commission is also continuing to investigate Luxembourg's tax treatment of McDonald's Corp. and Engie SA. Collecting the tax in the country where a product is sold would eliminate that fraud. Read More »

Ford to slash $14 billion in costs

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Part of the $7 billion capital reallocation includes reintroducing the Ranger pickup truck and Bronco SUV in North America and moving production of its next-generation Focus small auto to China, plans that were previously disclosed. - Ford Chief Executive Jim Hackett on October 3 unveiled his strategy for the automaker at an event in New York City . Since Hackett took over in May, he's partnered with companies on electric vehicles in China and India and teamed up with Lyft Inc. Read More »