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McDonald's staff go on strike over its harassment policy

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Protesting against the company's sexual harassment policy, staff at McDonald's restaurants in ten U.S. cities staged walkouts ...

Unexpected rise in U.K. inflation: ONS

LONDON, U.K. - While economists had expected a Consumer Prices Index rate of 2.4 percent, the Office for National Statistics ...

Jaguar Land Rover set to slash U.K. output

LONDON, U.K. - Days after the head of Jaguar Land Rover warned about the impact of Brexit and diesel policy ...

India's Ola on expansion drive, heads to New Zealand

BANGALORE, India - The SoftBank Group Corp.-backed Indian cab aggregator, Ola, which made its first international launch in Australia earlier ...

Coca-Cola tracks growth of cannabis drinks market

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Amid reports that the world's leading soft drinks group is in talks with a Canadian cannabis firm, the ...

Card-swipe fees settlement reached by Visa, Mastercard

NEW YORK, U.S. - In a settlement worth $6.2 billion, a prolonged lawsuit related to card-swipe fees was settled on ...

Reports: Samsung planning to end entire Galaxy phone series

SEOUL, South Korea - A South Korean report has stated that Samsung could soon be scraping the entire Galaxy smartphone ...

Time Magazine sold to Salesforce billionaire Marc Benioff

NEW YORK, U.S. - Eight months after being sold to the U.S. media group, Meredith Corporation, the iconic Time Magazine ...

India's space organization launches two U.K. satellites

BANGALORE, India - In a deal worth Rs 200 crore, the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) ...

Amazon employees blamed for selling customer data illegally

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a heavily damaging report, The Wall Street Journal revealed on Sunday that Amazon staff had accepted ...

Bristol Airport claims to have suffered cyber attack

BRISTOL, U.K. - Blaming a ransomware attack, the Bristol Airport has said that its administrative systems were targetted after the ...

Waitrose set to remove all plastic bags by March 2019

LONDON, U.K. - Setting itself the deadline of March 2019, supermarket giant Waitrose has announced its plans to do away ...

Report: Tesco planning a raft of store closures in the U.K.

MANCHESTER, U.K. - In a bid to cut costs and boost its profit margins, supermarket chain Tesco is said to ...

WhatsApp's dominance set to be challenged by Samsung, Google

SEOUL, South Korea - The dominance of Facebook-owned messaging service, WhatsApp, which is currently the world’s most popular chat app ...

Deutsche Bank confirms assets move from London to Frankfurt

LONDON, U.K. - In the aftermath of Britain's planned exit from the European Union - which will take place next ...

Facebook hiring a human rights policy director

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - The world's biggest social media network is offering a unique new job role.  The company is looking ...

Software major Infosys acquires consulting firm Fluido

BANGALORE, India - In a deal worth $76 million, the consulting arm of the global software major Infosys announced that ...

Chanel to set up its global office in the U.K. capital

LONDON, U.K. - For the first time in its 110-year history, the luxury goods maker Chanel has decided to gather ...

British Steel set to axe 400 jobs across its EU sites

LONDON, U.K. - In a move aimed at streamlining operations, British Steel has decided to cut almost 1 in ten ...

Lockheed Martin wins U.S. Air Force GPS contract

WASHINGTON, U.S. - As part of a major plan to modernize the GPS constellation of satellites, the U.S. Air Force ...

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North Korean leader vows to shut main missile testing site

PYONGYANG, North Korea - Hailing the progress made in inter-Korean relations at the end of the third summit held between ...

Russia blames 'tragic chance events' for Syria plane downing

MOSCOW, Russia - After accusing Israel of indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane near Syria, the Russian ...

China responds to Trump's new tariffs with its own duties

BEIJING, China - Worries among businesses in the U.S. and China intensified further this week, after both the countries exchanged ...

Russia, Turkey enforce demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

MOSCOW, Russia - Supporting the Syrian President Bashar al Assad in his fight against rebels, Russia, along with the Government ...

Kavanaugh accuser goes public, confirmation process at risk

WASHINGTON. U.S. - A week after allegations of sexual assault against the U.S. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett ...

King of Storms lashes China, kills 64 in the Philippines

GUANGDONG, China - The Super Typhoon Mangkhut, dubbed the 'King of Storms' is tearing through Southeast Asia - viciously destroying ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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