Saturday, August 18, 2018

Zimbabwe’s ruling party wins majority in parliament, opposition questions poll

Zimbabwe's ruling party wins majority in parliament, opposition questions poll Zimbabwe President and candidate Emmerson Mnangagwa Photo: AFP/GettyPeople look at results placed outside a polling station in Harare (AP)Supporters of the opposition...

Two candidates confident of win in Zimbabwe’s first presidential election since Mugabe’s removal

Two candidates confident of win in Zimbabwe's first presidential election since Mugabe's removal Civil society groups collating results, say tight race ZEC expected to release results within five days of vote Vote...

PTSB shares surge on its loan sale

PTSB shares surge on its loan sale Permanent TSB. Photo: Collins Shares in Permanent TSB closed up a massive 9.375pc at €2.10 yesterday, after the bank confirmed its long-planned sale of more than...

Profits up 60pc at Topshop Irish arm

Profits up 60pc at Topshop Irish arm Revenues were up at the firm which operates the Burton, Dorothy Perkins and Evans brands Pre-tax profits at the Irish arm of Cristina Green's retail firm...

Japan plans to take the pain out of Monday morning blues

Japan plans to take the pain out of Monday morning blues Shining Monday is part of a broader plan to encourage companies to cut down on employees’ overtime and get them out...

Child physical abuse could stay online despite Facebook exposé

Child physical abuse could stay online despite Facebook exposé Stock photo: Reuters Facebook is considering allowing content showing child physical abuse to remain online for a "specified period" following controversy over its content...

EU touts jump in soybean imports from U.S.

EU touts jump in soybean imports from U.S. A trailer is filled with soybeans at a farm in Buda, Illinois, July 6, 2018. REUTERS/Daniel Acker/File Photo EU soybean imports from the United States...

Carney rate-hike guidance hits pound

Carney rate-hike guidance hits pound Bank of England Governor Mark Carney. Photo: PA The pound fell yesterday despite the Bank of England lifting interest rates from crisis-era lows, after Governor Mark Carney said...

Zimbabwean opposition claims soldiers hunting its supporters for detention

Zimbabwean opposition claims soldiers hunting its supporters for detention Spokesman Nkululeko Sibanda claimed many people have gone into hiding following violence sparked by the election result. Opposition party supporters arrested during a raid...

Dollar sends yuan, Aussie dollar lower on fears of US tariff threats

Dollar sends yuan, Aussie dollar lower on fears of US tariff threats (stock picture) The dollar strengthened on Wednesday, sending the Chinese yuan towards recent lows and pressuring the Australian dollar on fears...

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Heavy police presence as right-wing rally begins in Portland

Heavy police presence as right-wing rally begins in Portland Patriot Prayer’s leader Joey Gibson is staging a rally in the liberal city, with anti-fascist demonstrators...

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