News archive from 5 August 2016

Singapore's SGX urges Baltic Exchange shareholders to back bid for historic London firm

LONDON/SINGAPORE Singapore Exchange Ltd (SGX) (SGXL.SI) plans to buy one of London's oldest institutions, the Baltic Exchange where shipping rates are published, and urged shareholders on Thursday to support a deal. As the global shipping industry...

Reuters, 00:01 in Business
 

Renault-Nissan 'reasonably optimistic' over Brexit

The chief executive of Renault-Nissan has told the BBC he is "reasonably optimistic" that the UK will be an important partner with the European Union, despite its vote to leave. Carlos Ghosn said Nissan is not ready to make decisions on...

BBC, 00:03 in Business
 
Brexit hit recruitment in July a new survey shows

Brexit hit recruitment in July a new survey shows

New survey data showed the number of people in the UK securing a permanent job has decreased for the second month in a row. The Report on Jobs, produced monthly by IHS Markit, collects data from 400 UK recruitment and employment firms. Its data showed...

BBC, 00:03 in Business
 
AC Milan coach admits San Siro exit still possible as Chelsea chase veteran ace

AC Milan coach admits San Siro exit still possible as Chelsea chase veteran ace

The 34-year-old has spent the last two years with the Serie A giants. But he drifted to the periphery at the San Siro during the 2015/16 campaign following the emergence of Gianluigi Donnarumma. The 17-year-old cemented himself as the seven-time...

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 
Transfer news: Arsenal must pay £50m for Julian Draxler, Everton offer new deal to Chelsea target Romelu Lukaku, Liverpool’s Christian Benteke a surprise target

Transfer news: Arsenal must pay £50m for Julian Draxler, Everton offer new deal to Chelsea target Romelu...

Real football is almost upon us as we prepare for the traditional season curtain raiser this weekend with Leicester City taking on Manchester United in the Community Shield. Rumour Mill: our round-up of football gossip, rumours and speculation Until...

Metro, 00:04 in Sport
 

Islamic State: Obama says group is weakening but still a threat

US President Barack Obama says there have been gains against so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria but warned the group still poses a threat. He said that as the group lost ground there were signs it was shifting to attacks abroad. "The...

BBC, 00:04 in World News
 
'Blue Plague' fake valium warning to Belladrum revellers as Tartan Heart music festival gets underway

'Blue Plague' fake valium warning to Belladrum revellers as Tartan Heart music festival gets underway

MUSIC fans heading for a festival have been warned to be on the alert over “ blue plague ” fake Valium pills. Addiction Scotland issued the warning to fans heading to the Tartan Heart Festival at Belladrum, near Inverness. Read More Fake Valium pills...

 

Four charged over foiled watch shop raid

Four men have been charged following a thwarted watch shop raid in London which left a police officer seriously injured, Scotland Yard said. A 43-year-old detective constable was hit by a moped being ridden by one of the suspects as they tried to flee...

 

Fears global warming could release waste from abandoned secret Cold War military base buried in Greenland's...

Millions of liters of waste, including gasoline, PCBs, and nuclear coolant water lay buried beneath the ice sheet at an abandoned Cold War base in Greenland - and climate change could soon send it spilling into the ocean. Along with chemical and...

 

How does YOUR broadband speed compare? Study ranks America's broadband and mobile speeds (and Kansas comes...

US internet speed for broadband and mobile experienced an impressive climb the first sixth months of 2016. Fixed improved more than 40 percent and mobile increased 30 percent in speed, while downloads topped 50 megabits for the first time ever....

 
Watch: Man City signing Gabriel Jesus with SHOCKING MISS as Brazil are BOOED off at Rio Olympics

Watch: Man City signing Gabriel Jesus with SHOCKING MISS as Brazil are BOOED off at Rio Olympics

This is meant to be the year that Brazil finally win the Olympics football tournament. However, despite having home advantage things have gotten off to a rocky start. So much so that Neymar and his team-mates were booed from the pitch. Brazil were...

Metro, 00:08 in Sport
 
West Yorkshire Police awarded £700k for digital crime scene project

West Yorkshire Police awarded £700k for digital crime scene project

0 Have your say Home Secretary Amber Rudd has today awarded £700,000 to West Yorkshire Police as the government seeks to transform the way forces work. It is part of a £23m investment in 14 ground-breaking projects in England and Wales, which have...

 
Top media executive hails ‘unique’ role of local press

Top media executive hails ‘unique’ role of local press

1 Have your say A top advertising creative has hailed the importance of local media, saying its trusted relationship with the communities it serves and its ability to get tangible results puts it in a unique position. James Murphy, co founder of...

 
Are smart city transport systems vulnerable to hackers?

Are smart city transport systems vulnerable to hackers?

One word. Four letters. "Poop." It wasn't so much the word, but its position that caused New Jersey photojournalist Lori Nichols to turn her car around on a highway near Atlantic City close to midnight to snap a photo. The word was lit up in...

BBC, 00:09 in Business
 
West Yorkshire Police awarded £700k for digital crime scene project

West Yorkshire Police awarded £700k for digital crime scene project

0 Have your say Home Secretary Amber Rudd has today awarded £700,000 to West Yorkshire Police as the government seeks to transform the way forces work. It is part of a £23m investment in 14 ground-breaking projects in England and Wales, which have...

 


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