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‘Favorite of presidents’ Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 complications

Coronavirus7 minutes ago (Oct 18, 2021 11:06AM ET) 2/2 (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. Army Four Star General and former U.S. Secretary of State Colin...

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Huawei CFO strikes deal with U.S. over fraud charges, allowing her to return to China

2/2 (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou exits court at the conclusion of a hearing...

U.S. CDC director breaks with panel, backs COVID-19 boosters for high-risk workers

(C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Cal State Dominguez Hills student Yomaria De Santiago, 35, receives a Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...

APPEC-Global oil demand seen reaching pre-pandemic levels by early 2022

(C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A worker holds a nozzle to pump petrol into a vehicle at a fuel station...

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Night-time cultural sector hit with 86,000 job losses due to Covid-19

Research has estimated that 393,000 jobs have been lost across the night-time economy due to Covid-19, including 86,000 in the “night-time cultural economy” (NTCE),...

High inflation will last longer than expected, predicts Bank of England

Inflation is rising faster than expected and will last for longer than anticipated, the Bank of England’s new chief economist has said. Huw Pill told...

NatWest faces £340m fine after admitting ‘money-laundering’ failings

NatWest faces a fine of up to £340m after admitting three counts of failing to properly monitor £365m deposited into the account of a...

Tech industry welcomes UK £5bn cyber warfare centre

The new £5bn digital warfare centre which is capable of launching “offensive” cyber attacks against hostile powers such as Russia, announced this week by...

Surviving to thriving: The digital transformation of SMEs

As a result of the pandemic, SMEs are investing increasingly more time and money in their digital transformation efforts. While some implemented digital capabilities for...

Bezos-backed British logistics start-up Beacon lands GBP37m funding boost

A British logistics start-up backed by the Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and other titans of the technology world is raising tens of millions of...

Commodities & Futures

Oil mixed after U.S. inventories post surprise gain

Commodities8 minutes ago (Sep 30, 2021 03:02AM ET) (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Crude oil storage tanks are seen in an aerial photograph at the Cushing oil hub in Cushing, Oklahoma, U.S. April 21, 2020. REUTERS/Drone Base/File Photo By Aaron Sheldrick TOKYO...

World’s beautiful, Airbus says as air industry sets out green goals

2/2 (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Technicians move a British Airways Airbus A380 airplane stored on the tarmac of Marcel-Dassault airport at Chateauroux, following the outbreak...

Malaysian court releases convicted ex-PM Najib’s passport for trip to Singapore

World48 minutes ago (Oct 18, 2021 01:22AM ET) (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak speaks during an interview with Reuters in...

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Ted Lasso: 10 Ways Season 2 Is Even Better Than Season 1

Apple TV+'s Ted Lasso has been one of the biggest surprises in recent television history. The sports sitcom quickly became beloved by fans not...

Venom: Let There Be Carnage – Which Character Are You, Based On Your Zodiac Sign?

Picking up where Venom left off, Venom: Let There Be Carnage faces the wide-eyed symbiote with his greatest enemy: Carnage. First, though, Venom will...

Can your PC run Windows 11? Learn how to here

With Microsoft's very own PC Health Check tool back, you can ascertain if your machine is viable to run Windows 11 to be released...

Apple Design Award-winner rhythm game ‘Thumper’ arriving on Apple Arcade on Oct 1

The popular high-intensity rhythm game and Apple Design Award-winner, Thumper: Pocket Edition is landing on Apple Arcade this Friday, October 1. more... The post Apple Design...