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Oxford theologian Tariq Ramadan charged with rape

Oxford theologian Tariq Ramadan charged with rape

According to a legal source, he was detained for questioning with Paris judicial police on Wednesday "as part of a preliminary inquiry in Paris into rape and assault allegations". She further accuses the academic of threatening her children to prevent her from reporting him to the police. During three months of investigations since the allegations emerged, police have interviewed dozens of people close to both Ramadan and the two women, and examined email and social media exchanges between ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Government to punish emissions cheat devices with 'unlimited' fines

Government to punish emissions cheat devices with 'unlimited' fines

In a bid to prevent a repeat of the Volkswagen scandal that affected 1.2 million cars in the United Kingdom, firms that fit "defeat devices" will be hit with criminal charges and substantial financial penalties. It comes after the global scandal triggered in 2015 when Volkswagen was found to have used "defeat device" software to pass the tests. Ministers faced heavy criticism at the time, with the Commons transport committee said the Government had "let down" consumers. Consulte Mais Informação

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Eggborough power plant to close as coal's slide continues

Eggborough power plant to close as coal's slide continues

The move follows the power plant's failure to secure funding through the "capacity market" for 2018-2019, which pays suppliers to be available to provide electricity to ensure the lights do not go out. They're a highly-skilled workforce, however, and with the right support I think we can help them find alternative jobs. The number of potential redundancies are subject to consultation but a number of roles might be needed to support decommissioning and demoliton beyond September, it said. Consulte Mais Informação

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South Korea decries U.S. safeguard measures during second round of KORUS talks

South Korea decries U.S. safeguard measures during second round of KORUS talks

After the first day of talks, Yoo told reporters that Seoul raised the issue of USA safeguards during the session and would continue to discuss it on Thursday. Investor-state dispute settlement and auto rules of origin were also discussed, with one one report quoting South Korea's trade minister saying "a long road lies ahead" in the KORUS talks, expected to resume soon in Washington, DC. Consulte Mais Informação

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Carillion bosses to be questioned by MPs over company's collapse

Carillion bosses to be questioned by MPs over company's collapse

Official receiver has confirmed today that "despite best efforts" as many as 377 workers at Carillion are being made redundant, while 919 jobs have been saved. All of them have seen their jobs taken over by other companies, allowing them to continue working on the same projects. "Those affected will be entitled to make a claim for statutory redundancy payments". Consulte Mais Informação

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KapStone Paper and Packaging (KS) Rating Lowered to Equal Weight at Stephens

KapStone Paper and Packaging now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $28.63. Several other research firms have also weighed in on KS. Investors of record on Friday, December 29th were paid a $0.10 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, December 28th. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.60 on scale of 1-5 with week's performance of 0.16%. Consulte Mais Informação

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VMware CEO weighs-in on possible reverse merger with Dell

VMware CEO weighs-in on possible reverse merger with Dell

A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. EMC had been a longtime owner of a majority stake in VMware . In other news, insider David I. Goulden sold 4,700 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $80.93, for a total value of $380,371.00. Consulte Mais Informação

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US Jobs Report: NFPs +200000, Wages Rise Most Since 2009

US Jobs Report: NFPs +200000, Wages Rise Most Since 2009

Over the same period the consumer price index gained 2.1 percent, seasonally adjusted, but rising wages would be expected to put more pressure on prices, and perhaps push the Fed's inflation hawks to raise rates faster. In January, employment in manufacturing remained on an upward trend (+15,000). Construction companies added 36,000 jobs, lifted by demand for new homes and remodeling. Consulte Mais Informação

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Swoop, Westjet's Discount Airline, Offers $7.50 One-Way Flights

Swoop, Westjet's Discount Airline, Offers $7.50 One-Way Flights

WestJet Airlines Ltd.'s new ultra-low-cost carrier plans to expand to southern locations in the US and Mexico in the second half after it launches with Canada service in June. Service to Hamilton will begin June 20 and take place every day except for Tuesday. The airline says the customer is in control of what they pay, purchasing only the seat and adding the features they want without having to pay for those they don't. Consulte Mais Informação

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India spends burn $3 billion hole in Amazon's global biz for 2017

India spends burn $3 billion hole in Amazon's global biz for 2017

Talks between Walmart and Flipkart are not entirely new, and there have been reports over the last few years of Walmart nearing the acquisition of a minority stake. Going by the reports that have surfaced in the past two years, Walmart is likely to make a major investment in Flipkart if the deal finalises. SoftBank owns roughly a fifth of Flipkart, while USA hedge fund Tiger Global Management owns a stake of slightly less than 20 percent, one of the sources told Reuters . Consulte Mais Informação

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