Sunday, 17 November 2019

Business

Delivery driver contracted by Amazon poops in driveway

CALIFORNIA: The owner of a South Sacramento home was left with more than what he ordered when his package arrived Tuesday afternoon. Nemy Bautista got home around 3 p.m. to find a large piece of poop at the end of his driveway. He figured it was from a neighbor’s dog ...

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Toys R Us preparing to close a quarter of its UK stores

Toys R Us is preparing to close a quarter of its 106 UK stores, it is understood. The toy giant, which has a large store at St George’s Retail Park and another much smaller shop in the city’s Highcross, is believed to be considering shutting a quarter of its 106 ...

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Jeremy Corbyn warning to Morgan Stanley

MANCHESTER: Jeremy Corbyn has hit back at investment bank Morgan Stanley, telling the firm it is right to regard him as a threat. The Labour leader’s comments come after the US-owned bank released a report warning that the prospect of his party taking power was a bigger threat to the ...

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Airbus, Rolls-Royce and Siemens working on electric-hybrid plane

LONDON: Three major European companies are teaming up to develop a hybrid passenger plane that uses an electric turbofan along with three conventional jet engines. The plane is an effort to develop and demonstrate technology that could help limit emissions of carbon dioxide from aviation and reduce reliance on fossil ...

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UK shop prices slip 0.1 percent in November – BRC

LONDON: British shop prices edged down by an annual 0.1 percent for the third month in a row during November, according to a survey that chimed with the Bank of England’s thinking that inflation may have peaked around now. Although prices for non-food goods declined at the slowest rate since ...

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YouTube Search Autofill Surfaced Disturbing Child Sex Results

YouTube has been working hard lately to fix issues around child exploitation and abuse. The Google-owned video service revamped its policies and their enforcement around videos featuring minors or family-friendly characters in disturbing situations. Over the weekend, the company promised a crackdown on inappropriate comments on kid-friendly videos in response ...

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Bitcoin hits record price for a single unit

LONDON: Bitcoin’s vertiginous ascent showed no signs of abating on Monday, with the cryptocurrency soaring to another record high just a few percent away from $10,000 after gaining more than a fifth in value over the past three days alone. The digital currency has seen an eye-watering tenfold increase in ...

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IAG secures majority of Monarch’s Gatwick slots

IAG International Airlines Group has won an unspecified number of Monarch Airlines’ London Gatwick slots following submissions from various operators including Thomas Cook Group. According to the Press Association news agency, the deal saw the British Airways (BA, London Heathrow) parent acquire the “majority” of the defunct carrier’s slots at ...

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