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ABS reveals 34700 more jobs, unemployment rate rises to 5.5%

A participation rate of 65.5 per cent - the highest since March 2011 - saw the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate edge up 0.1 per cent to 5.5 per cent. Emplo...


Carillion had just £29 million when the firm collapsed

On top of the 20,000 jobs under threat at Carillion , it is feared there could be a "domino effect" with smaller sub-contractors suffering as "innocent victims...


Democrats dig in on immigration, shutdown risk or no

Negotiations over a broader budget agreement have stalled over several issues, but the two biggest sticking points are: total spending levels for fiscal year ...


Someone is attacking Apple buses outside of San Francisco

Major tech companies such as Apple and Google provide free shuttle services for their employees to transport them from San Francisco to their respective off...


Robbery suspect killed in Montpelier standoff armed with BB gun

Police said in a press conference Tuesday the second suspect was also armed but did not fire on the officers. The Washington County State's Attorney and Vermo...


Playing in heat was a risk, says Monfils

Federer, the defending champion, finished off a 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (4) win over Jan-Lennard Struff a half-hour before midnight, when the temperature was still around...


Reaffirms "Overweight" Rating for Glencore (GLEN)

The company's market capitalization is GBX 2.53 billion. The firm offers specialty natural ingredients based on stevia for the food and beverage industry. Deuts...


Interserve Seesaws as Carillion Collapse Said to Prompt Scrutiny

It cost more that anticipated for the firm to exit from the waste-to-energy business, while its construction and services traded below expectations last summer....


Emirates announces $16-B deal for 36 A380s

The planned purchase, which entails deliveries over the next eight years, comes after the European Aerospace giant overtook Boeing last year in terms of aircraf...


Bring petroleum products, realty under GST

With the Union Budget 2018-19 inching closer, garment dealers here are hopeful of a reduction in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates levied on textiles, wh...


Uber to introduce limit on drivers' hours

Andrew Byrne, Uber's head of policy, said: "We are not aware of any other private hire operator in the United Kingdom that has introduced such a limit". Uber is...


Primark owner AB Foods maintains guidance after quarterly sales rise

However, the firm said it was still on track to boost operating profits and earnings at year end, with group revenues for the 16-week period to January 6 rising...


Market Scan: Following Shares of Enlink Midstream Llc (ENLC)

It has a 20.23 P/E ratio. It also distributes various parts comprising replacement compressors, evaporator coils, motors, and other component parts; and supplie...


Intel: Meltdown/Spectre patches also cause reboots on newer processors

Meanwhile the Register , citing a document in Oracle's customer-only portal, reported that certain versions of Oracle Solaris on SPARCv9 are affected by one ...


Clean energy investment rose to $333.5B in 2017

Global solar investment grew 18 percent in 2017, accounting for 48 percent of total global clean energy investment. Just over half of that world total, or $86.5...


Infiniti To Become A "Highly Electrified Brand"

FROM 2021, all new Infiniti models will be offered with electrified power trains, with the Japanese luxury auto maker confirming it will launch its first pure e...


$1.2M in wine bottles stolen from Hamptons collector

Attorney for the Southern District of NY. Between 2014 and October 2016, he stole hundreds of bottles of wine worth more than US$1.2 million from his boss's c...


'El Clásico' and the last chance for Real Madrid

Football can change very quickly. Nine minutes after the break Sergio Busquets's calm opened up the Madrid midfield as he fed Ivan Rakitic and Sergi Robe...


Chinese economy sees first annual lift in growth since 2010

Earlier this week, Chen Qiufa, the governor of Liaoning province in China's rust-belt northeast region, admitted that economic figures were padded out from 2011...


New investigation into Kevin Spacey opened by London police

Since October, more than a dozen men in both the United States and England have accused the actor of sexual misconduct . Spacey had served as the artistic di...