Facebook Libra cryptocurrency

Born under a bad sign? Libra seems set to face opposition

THE TRUMP administration’s all-encompassing “national security concerns” have been invoked once more, this time in relation to Facebook’s plans to launch its own cryptocurrency,...
Poultry Farm

Cluck sakes! KFC’s brave new stand on intensive production

THERE is no “nice” way to kill a creature for its flesh, but KFC has at least taken a first step towards a more...
Unemployed Deutsche Bankers

Workers out on the streets as massive job cuts bite at giant Deutsche Bank

DEUTSCHE Bank is cutting thousands of jobs in London and New York, part of a radical plan to reduce its global workforce by 18,000. (Click...
Adidas trainers

Three stripes and you’re not out: Adidas loses bid to be ‘shoe-nique’

ADIDAS has failed to expand its trademark three-stripe design in Europe because it isn’t distinctive enough. (Click here to see stock prices for the companies...
Shanghai skyline at night

‘Ground-breaking’ link to free-up Sino-British stock exchange trade

THE BRITISH Treasury has announced a stock link to allow UK-listed firms to become the first foreign entities to list in mainland China. Chancellor Philip...

Bloodhound LSR saved by enterprising engineer

Brits are back in the bid for a land-speed record, and RICHARD THOMAS has a good sniff around. And despite the recent trend in...
Boeing Share Price

Boeing stocks fall fast as news of tragic Max 8 crash is shared

By Richard Thomas IN THE age of the Internet and social media, responses to developments, incidents and accidents around the world are having increasingly rapid...
UK currency, pound stering

Cash isn’t dead — yet — but report warns that its days are numbered

Remember jingling coins in your pocket, and folding crisp banknotes into your wallet or purse? According to a new report, pretty soon all you’ll...
BMW i8

Beemer and Daimler join forces to explore driverless options, ride-hailing and pay-per-use

LUXURY German vehicle manufacturers BMW and Daimler have announced they will join forces to invest in next-generation services, including driverless vehicles. (Click here to see...
Etihad Airbus A380

Airborne behemoth to go extinct as orders fall — and smaller craft begin ruling...

Future A380 orders cut by Emirates, putting up to 3,500 Airbus jobs in doubt (Click here to see stock prices for the companies mentioned in...