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Aug 16, 2017
LONDON — Britain's unemployment rate has struck a new 42-year low, official data showed on Wednesday, as the uncertainty of Brexit boosts temporary hirings.The rate dipped to 4.4 per cent in the three months to June to record the lowest level since 1975, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said in a statement. ...
Aug 15, 2017
KUWAIT CITY — Kuwaiti authorities on Tuesday reported a second oil slick off the Gulf ...
Aug 14, 2017
RIYADH — Saudi Arabia and Iraq are to launch a joint trade commission, the Saudi Cabi ...
Aug 13, 2017
RIYADH — Saudi Arabia's budget deficit halved in the first six months of this year, the finance ministry said on Sunday, following sweeping ...
Aug 12, 2017
PARIS — European consumers complained of being "left in the lurch" by food safety authorities as a scandal over insecticide-tainted egg ...
Aug 10, 2017
LONDON — Around 700,000 eggs implicated in a Dutch insecticide scandal have been distributed in Britain in processed food, authorities said ...
Aug 09, 2017
LONDON — US card payment processing giant Vantiv has agreed to buy British peer Worldpay for £9.3 billion ($12.1 billion), the pair sai ...
Aug 07, 2017
CAIRO — Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal is to invest more than $800 million in hotels in Egypt, the investment ministry ...
Aug 06, 2017
LONDON —  Britain is prepared to pay up to 40 billion euros ($47 billion) as part of a deal to leave the European Union, the Sunday Tel ...
Aug 05, 2017
MOSCOW — A ban on Turkish tomato imports that was motivated by geopolitics has inspired Russia to become self-sufficient in tomato productio ...
Aug 03, 2017
LONDON — Gold demand slumped 14 per cent in the first half of 2017 to hit the lowest level in eight years as US traders exited the haven inv ...
Aug 02, 2017
OSLO/MOSCOW — A gap in US sanctions allows Western companies to help Russia develop some of its most technically challenging oil reserves, a ...
Aug 01, 2017
THE HAGUE — Europe’s biggest oil refinery will remain shut for another couple of weeks after a power station on the site was hit by a huge f ...

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