Ryanair moves towards recognising pilot unions

Chief Executive Michael O'Leary's refusal to recognise unions was at the heart of the ultra low-priced model he developed to turn a small Irish regional airline into Europe's largest carrier by passenger numbers. "The unions will have that high on th... More..

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Crude Oil rebounds In Asia With API Estimates Offering Support
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Crude Oil rebounds In Asia With API Estimates Offering Support

The S&P Global Platts survey forecast a supply rise of 1.6 million barrels for gasoline and an increase of 500,000 barrels for distillates. Revisions have been made to data for Nigeria , Germany and Iraq. Oil ...More..

United States intercepts Russian jets over Syria, sends warning flares
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

United States intercepts Russian jets over Syria, sends warning flares

Russian Defense Ministry accused the U.S. on Saturday of interfering with Russian bombing runs on ISIS positions in Syria , citing an example between an F-22 and an Su-35. The incident lasted for about 40...More..

Fox, Disney on 'glide path' for Thursday deal announcement
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Fox, Disney on 'glide path' for Thursday deal announcement

The Daily Telegraph understands that Fox chief executive James Murdoch's appointment to Disney's board will not be part of the deal, although it is thought that he could join the business after the deal comp...More..

Rising US output pulls oil prices back from session highs
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Rising US output pulls oil prices back from session highs

The IEA said OECD commercial stocks fell by 40.3 million barrels in October to 2.94 billion barrels, the lowest since July 2015 and 111 million barrels above the five-year average, which is Opec's target for in...More..

$52.4bn Disney and Fox deal confirmed
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

$52.4bn Disney and Fox deal confirmed

Fox shareholders will receive 0.2745 Disney shares for each share held. The parts that will split off and not be a part of the Walt Disney company include Fox Broadcasting network and stations, Fox News and F...More..

Crude stocks down, gasoline inventories rise
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Crude stocks down, gasoline inventories rise

The recent rally in crude prices could drive US oil production to a record annual average of 10 million barrels a day in 2018, a USA energy agency said Tuesday. A decline in US gasoline, crude oil, or petroleum...More..

Unemployment falls again but real wages are still falling
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Unemployment falls again but real wages are still falling

The average United Kingdom house price was GBP 224,000 in October, which was GBP 10,000 higher than in the same month of the prior year, while GBP 1,000 lower than a month ago. "There has been a slight pick-up ...More..

UK's Anti-Doping Allows Tyson Fury to Resume Boxing Career
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

UK's Anti-Doping Allows Tyson Fury to Resume Boxing Career

The controversial 29-year-old has not fought since a sensational victory over Wladimir Klitschko in Dusseldorf in November 2015 which earned him the WBA, WBO, and IBF belts. Another option is for Fury to take...More..

Stocks Movement Analysis: Vale SA (VALE), AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS)
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Stocks Movement Analysis: Vale SA (VALE), AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS)

Tracking EV may help when comparing companies with different capital structures. The company's ATR (Average True Range) is 0.23. Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 16.70M shares a d...More..

Indiana State Trooper shot during traffic stop
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Indiana State Trooper shot during traffic stop

That driver, Oscar Kays of Jeffersonville, reportedly shot at Evans and the bullet grazed the Trooper in the head. Evans fired shots at Kays as he fled in his pickup truck. Both the suspect and state trooper we...More..

Target Corporation (TGT) Acquires Shipt To Enable Same-Day Deliveries
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Target Corporation (TGT) Acquires Shipt To Enable Same-Day Deliveries

The service will launch with same-day delivery of groceries, essentials, home, electronics and other products. Shipt was founded in Birmingham, Ala.in 2014 by its CEO Bill Smith. Not to be outdone, Amazon ...More..

Mobile Announces Plans to Launch Online TV Service in 2018
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Mobile Announces Plans to Launch Online TV Service in 2018

The service will launch next year, according to T-Mobile CEO John Legere. The introduction of TV service on mobile on its LTE network assumes significance because T-Mobile needs to strengthen revenue streams ...More..

Romanian employers most optimistic about employment in nine years
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Romanian employers most optimistic about employment in nine years

New Zealand hiring intentions remain generally upbeat despite wide variations across the country with strong gains in the Finance, Insurance & Real Estate and Public Administration & Education sectors, offsetti...More..

York is the Third UK City to Refuse Uber a New Licence
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

York is the Third UK City to Refuse Uber a New Licence

An Uber spokesman welcomed the move: "We look forward to continuing to serve tens of thousands of riders and drivers in Sheffield", he said. Personally I believe increased choice and competition is a good thing...More..

US SEC Places Ball in Investors' Court
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

US SEC Places Ball in Investors' Court

This is due to banks not typically taking part in bitcoin, the worldwide scope of cryptocurrencies and more. Are these currencies? Commodities? "I believe that initial coin offerings - whether they represent ...More..

Coinbase halts Litecoin & Ethereum trading as prices massively fluctuate
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Coinbase halts Litecoin & Ethereum trading as prices massively fluctuate

Bitcoin recently passed $17,000, roughly the same value the currency reached last Thursday. The Bitcoin mempool acts as a holding area for unconfirmed transactions. But it seems that numbers for Bitcoin-like ...More..

Supreme Court stays tribunal's order on govt takeover of Unitech
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Supreme Court stays tribunal's order on govt takeover of Unitech

It is disturbing to see that the NCLT passed an order when the top court was hearing the Unitech case. The company argues that it could not deposit Rs 750 crore, as asked by the apex court, as the company's b...More..

German pilots union warns of Ryanair industrial action
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

German pilots union warns of Ryanair industrial action

The dispute is over Ryanair management's refusal to enter direct negotiations with the European Employee Representative Council (EERC) or IALPA as the sole independent representative body for pilots working in ...More..

Facebook changes how it reports worldwide ad money
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Facebook changes how it reports worldwide ad money

For Ireland, the value of Facebook's headquarters here is mainly the jobs created not the corporation tax it pays, Mr Coffey said. This moves comes after significant pressure and scrutiny from the US and Euro...More..

Disney and Fox Deal Expected to Be Announced This Thursday
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Disney and Fox Deal Expected to Be Announced This Thursday

Disney , which is launching a streaming service to compete with Netflix, is said to to interested in the 20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight movie studios, as well as the FX and National Geographic channel...More..

Breastfeeding Mom Says Spirit Airlines Kicked Her Off Flight
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Breastfeeding Mom Says Spirit Airlines Kicked Her Off Flight

She claims she was trying to settle the toddler while the cabin doors were still open, and says the flight attendants told her stop and put the baby in his seat, denying her request for a few minutes to finish ...More..

by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Apple Confirms its Acquisition of Shazam and its Music Identification Technology

The price tag is rumored it to be around $400m , which would mean a major discount from the Shazam's last valuation, listed at $1B. The company told TechCrunch , which was the first to report the talks las...More..

After calling for Trump's resignation, Gillibrand becomes a target
by | Tuesday, December 12, 2017

After calling for Trump's resignation, Gillibrand becomes a target

A growing number of senators have called for President Donald Trump's resignation in the face of such sexual harassment and assault accusations. Democrats accused the president of making unsavory insinuatio...More..

Woman threatens to kill fellow Southwest passengers, crew
by | Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Woman threatens to kill fellow Southwest passengers, crew

On a Southwest flight from Portland to Sacramento, Valerie Curbelo was ordered back to her seat by flight attendants when she absolutely lost it. A passenger told KOIN 6 News the person was removed from t...More..

BC NDP to unveil Site C decision Monday
by | Tuesday, December 12, 2017

BC NDP to unveil Site C decision Monday

While B.C. continues to go all-in on major hydro dams for its main source of electricity, Ontario and Quebec have faced their energy futures differently. Ministers were in meetings last week wrestling with the ...More..

Bitcoin futures prove major success on U.S. debut
by | Monday, December 11, 2017

Bitcoin futures prove major success on U.S. debut

The Cboe website was down at the time of the debut on Sunday. The Chicago-based Cboe Global Markets' (CBOE.O) had its bitcoin futures debut on Sunday but due to heightened traffic during the launch, its websi...More..

France's Lactalis orders baby milk recall over salmonella fears
by | Monday, December 11, 2017

France's Lactalis orders baby milk recall over salmonella fears

The French economic ministry has published a list of 620 batches of Lactalis products that have been recalled and banned for consumption and export, which equates to nearly 7,000 tonnes of goods. Safety concern...More..

Oil prices slip under shadow of United States drilling
by | Monday, December 11, 2017

Oil prices slip under shadow of United States drilling

But the report showed that product inventories increased, with gasoline up 6.8 million barrels to 220.9 million, 3.8 percent below last year's level, and distillates up 1.7 million barrels to 129.4 million, a y...More..

Many flights to the United Kingdom from Ireland have been cancelled on Sunday
by | Monday, December 11, 2017

Many flights to the United Kingdom from Ireland have been cancelled on Sunday

A spokeswoman for Belfast City Airport told the BBC that routes affected included ◾Flybe's London City, ◾Flybe's Birmingham and ◾Aer Lingus's Heathrow. BA added: "Safety is always our priority, and as tempera...More..

Devastating winds bring Storm Caroline 'danger' alert
by | Monday, December 11, 2017

Devastating winds bring Storm Caroline 'danger' alert

The Met Office has issued yellow "be aware" warnings of snow showers and ice for parts of Scotland , Northern Ireland, Wales, northern England and parts of the Midlands on Saturday. The Forth Road Bridge conne...More..

Trump drinks 12 Cokes and watches 8 hours of news everyday
by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

Trump drinks 12 Cokes and watches 8 hours of news everyday

The New York Times noted Donald Trump's large appetite for cable news. Sometimes he's in bed when he makes these posts, or in the adjoining snug. That means he's running on way more than the recommended da...More..

Winter storm warnings, advisories issued for parts of the area
by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

Winter storm warnings, advisories issued for parts of the area

Monmouth County's first snowfall in expected to occur Saturday morning, December 9, around 10 a.m. and last through the early hours of Saturday evening. "Travel may be hard at times", the National Weather Ser...More..