News archive from 18 June 2016, page 2

Jeff Salway: Look to the dollar but avoid US market

Investors should be ready in case of a Brexit vote, says Jeff Salway Investors and pension savers are bracing themselves for a period of turbulence as the UK prepares for an EU referendum that threatens to trigger a fresh crisis in global markets....

 

The Buff Concept manicure you can file under success

This cool Scandi-chic nail bar in Edinburgh will take care of your manicure in style The treatment A manicure at the Buff Concept Store, Edinburgh, £20. Why go? The owners of this new salon, long term friends Carly Robertson and Holly Mackechnie, do a...

 

Janet Christie: French lessons in life from Middle Child

What are we going to do about Youngest Child’s French?” I say to the boys. “I’ll talk to her,” says Middle. “I know about this. It’s hard when you’re at school and you can’t see the point of things. But when you get to my age, suddenly you’re...

 

Tributes pour in for the victim of a political assassin

Man held over Jo Cox’s murder had nazi links THE man who allegedly murdered Labour MP Jo Cox had links to far-right organisations in Britain and the US — where he bought bomb and home-made gun building manuals, it was claimed yesterday. A civil rights...

 

Snapper puts the lie to Southern ‘tricks’

Photo shows ‘sick’ staff next to cancelled train A SOUTHERN rail driver and guard were left stranded at a platform after the train they were supposed to be crewing was cancelled because of “staff sickness,” photos showed yesterday. The pair were...

 

Irish workers urge vote to leave EU

Out vote would be ‘show of solidarity’ with exploited IRISH trade unionists and communists urged have urged workers to defy the Establishment and vote Leave next week. Former Irish Congress of Trade Unions Northern Ireland Committee (NIC-Ictu) chair...

 

Russia: Putin tells Europe he’s willing to bury the hatchet

RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin held out the olive branch to Europe yesterday over the Ukraine conflict and sanctions. Speaking at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, Mr Putin said he was ready to bury the hatchet over Ukraine, where the...

 

Russia condemns US diplomats’ demand for Syria bloodshed

MOSCOW warned Washington yesterday against military action in Syria after US State Department staff called again for regime change. Kremlin, Foreign and Defence Ministry spokespeople responded sharply to the leaked US State Department “dissent channel...

 

IAAF uphold Russia’s ban from athletics

Council members vote unanimously against reinstatement The Russian sports ministry said they were “extremely disappointed” yesterday after the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) ruled to uphold their ban on the country’s...

 

Yates to miss Tour due to four-month ban

Simon Yates will miss the Tour de France but return to racing in July after the International Cycling Union (UCI) gave him a four-month ban yesterday for testing positive for terbutaline. Yates was not provisionally suspended after returning an...

 

Rugby League: RFL to pay respect to Cox at the end of June

The Rugby Football League paid tribute yesterday to Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox following her murder. Ms Cox was shot and stabbed to death in the street outside her constituency advice surgery in Birstall on Thursday. A statement from the rugby league...

 
Rory McIlroy sets up for aggressive recovery at US Open after shoddy start

Rory McIlroy sets up for aggressive recovery at US Open after shoddy start

McIlroy completed his weather-delayed first round yesterday with bogeys at the last three holes to finish seven over par, equalling his worst ever score in the event which provided his first major victory in 2011. The only good news for the...

 
Messy Brexit could lead to big hit for UK economy: IMF

Messy Brexit could lead to big hit for UK economy: IMF

LONDON A vote to exit the European Union in next week's referendum could leave Britain's economy more than 5 percent smaller by 2019 than if it stays in the 28-nation club, the International Monetary Fund said. The IMF, which has previously warned...

Reuters, 00:13 in Business
 
M&Co, John Lewis and Debenhams: The best colourful beach towels for Summer

M&Co, John Lewis and Debenhams: The best colourful beach towels for Summer

From left to right: Tribal-print beach towel, £22, M&Co (0333 202 0720, mandco.com)  Flamingo beach towel, £10, Marks & Spencer (0333 014 8000, marksandspencer.com) Olivier Desforges palm-tree beach towel, £49, Amara (0800 587 7645,...

 

Apple says iPhones still available for sale in China

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) said its iPhone 6 and 6 Plus were still available for sale in China after Beijing's intellectual property regulators barred their sales saying the designs had infringed a patent held by a Chinese company. "We appealed an...

Reuters, 00:13 in Business
 


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