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Here's what you get with Amazon Prime in Australia

Online shopping giant Amazon has launched its premium Prime delivery service in Australia, offering Aussies fast and free delivery. Prime is Amazon's membersh...


Will Kraninger Succeed Mick Mulvaney as CFPB Chief?

The White House confirmed the news in a statement Saturday, suggesting she would replace White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney . Allied Progress, a left-...


Chanda Kochhar 'to go on leave', Bakhshi new COO: ICICI Bank

In his new role, he will be responsible for handling all the businesses and corporate centre functions at ICICI Bank. The probe will then determine whether Koch...


Merkel seeks migration compromise to keep coalition together

He went on to suggest that children were being used as pawns by "the worst criminals on earth" to enter the US illegally and then claimed he wanted to protect t...


Trump proposes new tariffs on $200B worth of Chinese goods

Two decades ago, China's economy was largely fuelled by exports, but it has made progress in rebalancing towards domestic investment and consumption since the g...


China says will 'fight back firmly' if U.S. publishes additional tariffs

WASHINGTON-President Donald Trump threatened to sharply escalate a trade conflict with China, asking his administration to identify $200 billion in imported goo...


Google to Invest $550M in Alibaba Rival JD.com

The companies said the investment is the start of a partnership that will see JD.com products promoted on Google's shopping service, expanding JD.com's reach be...


Virgin Money bought by CYBG for £1.7bn

CYBG's David Duffy will stay on as chief executive, leaving Virgin Money boss Jayne-Anne Gadhia to serve in a consultancy role as his senior adviser. It plans...


Audi CEO Rupert Stadler detained in diesel emissions case

Audi CEO Rupert Stadler has been detained by German authorities in connection with the probe into manipulation of diesel emissions controls in cars sold in Eu...


Audi CEO Rupert Stadler arrested over emissions scandal

The Munich prosecutor's office is reportedly working towards the investigation of 19 other suspects, identities of whom haven't been disclosed, yet. VW admitt...


Some genetically modified wheat found in Alberta, should not impact trade: CFIA

While other crops such as corn and soybeans have been widely genetically modified to improve yield or withstand threats, GMO wheat has not been approved anywher...


Tesco share price jumps as grocer delivers rise in Q1 sales

Whatever your thoughts on the matter, it is exactly what Tesco has achieved - a 1.8 per cent increase in like-for-like sales group-wide and a 3.5 per cent ris...


McDonald's to switch to paper straws in U.K., Ireland

Now, McDonald's, the world's largest fast-food chain, says it will begin transitioning away from plastic to paper straws in U.S., U.K., and Ireland restaurants ...


Musk company to build Chicago-to-O'Hare express transport

The Chicago Express Loop would be "100 percent privately funded", the Boring Company says. "Ownership of the twin tunnels has not been determined, but t...


Canada Goose plans new stores in New Jersey, Montreal and Vancouver

With $50 highest and $37.0 lowest PT, Canada Goose Holdings has $39.33 average PT or -12.95% below the current ($45.18) price. GOOS has been the subject o...


McDonald's to replace plastic straws with paper ones in UK and Ireland

The Government has unveiled plans that could see plastic straws, drinks stirrers and cotton buds banned from sale in England as part of efforts to cut the amo...


Chinese Didi picks Australia for first Western foray

Both of these firms have received investments directly from Didi. "Interested drivers are encouraged to download the DiDi Driver app today or visit the driver h...


Posties Banned From Sticking En-ger-land Flags on Their Vans

Royal Mail said the decorations could distract drivers or "pose a potential hazard to other road users", should they come loose. Royal Mail said 25,000 backro...


European Central Bank rate pledge boosts stock markets

The ECB's move towards ending QE comes a day after the US Federal Reserve made a decision to raise interest rates for the second time this year, and hinted at...


BHP approves spending of United States dollars 2.9 mn to develop iron ore project

BHP will spend $3.9 billion to develop its majority-owned South Flank iron ore mine in the central Pilbara, creating more than 600 permanent jobs. The world's...