The serially successful entrepreneur invested his personal fortune in a company many thought was a joke
Lloyds Banking Group has said it is cutting a further 305 jobs and axing 49 branches across the UK, the Press Association reports.
A team of inspectors from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has arrived in the Syrian town of Douma, to investigate a reported attack from two weeks ago, Syrian state media reported.
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Kim Jong-un Plans Formal Nod to Denuclearization, South Korea Says Photo President Moon Jae-in of South Korea sees his April 27 meeting with Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, as laying the groundwork for Mr. Kim’s planned talks with President Trump. Credit Ahn Young-Joon/Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea — Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s leader, plans to formally announce his willingness to denuclearize his country when he meets with President Moon Jae-in of South Korea this month, an official from the South said on Tuesday.
The statement is expected to be part of a joint declaration that the two leaders will adopt when they meet on April 27, said Mr. Moon’s chief of staff, Im Jong-seok. Negotiators from both Koreas have agreed on a rough framework for the joint declaration, he said.
They are still discussing other aspects of the joint statement, such as whether the two Koreas would commit to holding further summit meetings on a regular basis, Mr. Im said. South Korea is also trying t..
A “suspicious substance” has been discovered at the constituency office of immigration minister Caroline Nokes, who has made headlines this week due to the Windrush crisis. An address in the UK town of Romsey has been evacuated.
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Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways locked in battle for passengers
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On the second floor of an infectious-disease research facility in this African capital, Dr. Joseph Kamgno, the country's leading expert on parasitic roundworms, stood at his desk staring down at the black hard-shelled case that had just arrived from a bioengineering lab at the University of California-Berkeley.
Both have thrived during an unprecedented squeeze on real incomes in their home market
A rare sunny day dawned on high street with both Primark and JD Sports reporting results.
It’s worth noting that while the internet is held up as a major reason for the death of multiple retailers up and down Britain, Primark, while having an active online presence, doesn’t sell so much as a sock via that channel.
When your product is offloaded as cheaply as its clobber, the economics of internet retail, with customers demanding free delivery and returns, don’t work.
Read more Primark owner ABF says sugar business to blame for 30% drop in profit Death of the high street? Closures and cuts paint grim scene for 2018 New Look: Tough but necessary plan may not go far enough That leaves you reliant on old fashioned stores that lots of other retailers are struggling to make pay.
Not this one. At March 3, the end of its first half reporting period, Primark had 352 of them occupying a square foot..
Bank's CEO Lloyd Blankfein recently said UK economy had done surprisingly well since Brexit vote
Goldman Sachs profits rose 27 per cent to $2.74bn (£1.91bn) in the first quarter of the year, up from $2.16bn last year, smashing through analysts’ expectations.
The group’s profit translated to income of $6.95 per share, much higher than expected earnings of $5.58 per share.
Read more Goldman Sachs reveals 56% UK gender pay gap and bonus gap of 72% Net revenues rose 25 per cent to $10.04bn, compared with $8.03bn in the first quarter of last year, and net interest income was up 78 per cent year-on-year, jumping from $516m to $918m.
Shares in the bank rose 0.7 per cent in pre-market trading.
Goldman boss Lloyd Blankfein said: “Solid performance across our businesses produced strong returns in the first quarter. We are well positioned to serve our clients as the global economy continues to show strength and central banks unwind certain aspects of policy stimulus.
“We are also ..