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Wall Street rallies on trade optimism

Wall Street rallied on Friday, with the Dow and the Nasdaq posting their eighth consecutive weekly gains as investors grew hopeful that the United States and China would hammer out an agreement resolving their protracted trade war. Source link : http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/businessNews/~3/LTalUA9xwJE/wall-street-rallies-on-trade-optimism-idUSKCN1Q41TG Author : Publish date : 2019-02-15 22:21:10 Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

German minister calls for ban on conversion therapy

‘Homosexuality is not an illness,’ says health minister Jens SpahnThe German health minister, Jens Spahn, has said that he will seek to ban “conversion therapies” that claim to change sexual orientation. “Homosexuality is not an illness, which is why it does not need to be treated,” Spahn, who is gay himself, told the left-leaning Berlin daily Die Tageszeitung....

Étienne Capoue’s strike for Watford leaves QPR to rue missed chances

Queens Park Rangers had to wait for this moment. Their previous appearance in the FA Cup fifth round had come against Wimbledon in 1997 and it is doubtful whether any club has since endured a more dismal record in the competition. The London club had won only four ties – each of them in the third round –...

Holland trade BALLOONS post-Brexit with financial regulator boosting budget by 10 percent

Between 50 and 30 of Europe's stock and bond trading firms, of which many specialise in trade, have applied for a licence to operate in Holland since ... Source link : https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1088030/brexit-news-holland-business-budget-10-percent-Merel-van-Vroonhoven-ireland-france Author : Publish date : 2019-02-15 21:45:00 Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

Spain PM Sánchez sets snap election for April

The minority Socialist-led government lost the support of Catalan MPs over the budget. Source link : https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-47251125 Author : Publish date : 2019-02-15 21:14:47 Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

Juventus v Frosinone & Augsburg v Bayern Munich – follow live text – Live – BBC Sport

Juventus v Frosinone & Augsburg v Bayern Munich - follow live text - Live  BBC SportLive text commentary of Juventus v Frosinone in Serie A & Augsburg v Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga. Source link : https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/live/football/47228557 Author : Publish date : 2019-02-15 20:00:24 Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

Schalkwyk identifies one Chiefs weakness

READ: ‘Solinas lacked planning or structure’ The Klerksdorp-born player featured under Ernst Middendorp during his first stint at Amakhosi in 2005/06 and enjoyed his football at the club. Schalkwyk believes Chiefs will win something under the German coach in his second spell once the players have been exposed more to his methods. "I think the club is lacking combination football, it seems...

Porsche asks UK buyers to commit to 10% no-deal Brexit surcharge

Company says move is a precaution in case WTO tariffs apply to EU-UK tradePorsche is asking British customers to sign a contract committing them to pay a surcharge of up to 10% of their vehicles’ purchase price if there is a no-deal Brexit.Cars made in Europe could attract tariffs of 10% if imported to the UK under the...

Uber posts $50 billion in annual bookings as profit remains elusive ahead of IPO

Uber Technologies Inc had $50 billion in total bookings for its ride-service and food-delivery businesses last year, a testament to the size and global reach of the company as it prepares to woo investors in one of the biggest public stock listings to date. Source link : http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/businessNews/~3/BIShZjyGYX0/uber-posts-50-billion-in-annual-bookings-as-profit-remains-elusive-ahead-of-ipo-idUSKCN1Q42CI Author : Publish date : 2019-02-15 18:03:12 Copyright for syndicated...

Gavin Williamson: Russia is getting away with murder

UK defence secretary says use of mercenaries allows Kremlin to ‘deny blood on its hands’Foreign operations by private Russian security groups allow the Kremlin to get away with murder while denying it has blood on its hands, the UK defence secretary has said.Days after a speech in which he appeared to threaten to send aircraft carriers to confront...

CR7 influence at Juve exceeds final Real season

In the wake of Zlatan Ibrahimovic's criticism of the five-time Ballon d'Or winner, the statistics of his start to life with the Bianconeri somewhat debunk the opinion of the Swede. With a move to Juventus cited as a sporting challenge, the 34-year-old is currently exceeding all expectations, with no Juventus player ever enjoying a better start to their career...

Germany rebukes Trump over criticism of Nato spending

Defence minister’s comments at Munich conference reflect deepening transatlantic riftThe Nato alliance is about decency and dependability, not just cash and contributions, Germany’s defence minister has said in a rebuke to Donald Trump over his insistence that European countries rapidly increase their defence spending.Ursula von der Leyen told a gathering of defence ministers in Munich the alliance was...

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Bruno Ganz, who played Hitler in Downfall, dies aged 77

The Swiss was an accomplished actor whose portrayal of Hitler spawned thousands of parodies online. Source link : https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-47264709 Author : Publish date :...

AFC Wimbledon v Millwall, Football League and more – live!

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Russian court extends custody of Baring Vostok's Calvey until April

A Russian court on Saturday ordered Michael Calvey, the U.S. founder of one of Russia's biggest private equity firms accused of fraud, to...

How daughter of ‘Dutch Schindler’ proved his heroism

Sally Noach saved hundreds – but British intelligence officers didn’t believe him. Now a new documentary, Forgotten Soldier, restores his reputationWhen Sally Noach,...

Bruno Ganz: a life in pictures

The Swiss actor has died at the age of 77. Best known for his roles as an angel in Wings of Desire and...

Lib Dem peer and ex-MI6 chief used former spies to aid Romanian tycoon

Businessman used ‘intricate knowledge’ gathered by British intelligence firm to fight extradition over corruption chargesA former MI6 boss and a Liberal Democrat peer...

Angela Merkel criticises US isolationism, urging ‘win-win solutions’

The German chancellor also defended BMWs, her foreign policy and defence spendingAngela Merkel has turned her fire on America’s “home alone” policies, saying...

Famed Cullinan mine banks on big diamonds to drive down debt

The owner of one of the world's most famous diamond mines could be about a decade away from clearing its multi-million-dollar debts, in...