Home / 2019 / July

Monthly Archives: July 2019

The health benefits cashew are wonderful

Cashews contain zinc, which plays a vital role in the strengthening of the immune system against. Cashew: The health benefits of this fruit are wonderful It is not the sour sweetness of cashew fruit that makes it sort of special. Studies have shown that cashew fruit is one of the …

Read More »

Ladbrokes Coral fined after customer lost £98,000

The owner of Ladbrokes Coral has been fined £5.9m for not protecting vulnerable customers and for failings in its anti-money laundering measures. The Gambling Commission says that over a three-year period, Ladbrokes and Coral failed to put effective safeguards in place to “prevent consumers suffering gambling harm”. One customer lost …

Read More »

Former Audi boss charged in VW dieselgate scandal

Rupert Stadler was arrested last year German authorities have charged the former boss of Audi with fraud as part of an investigation into the VW emissions-cheating scandal. Rupert Stadler is also accused of false certification and criminal advertising practices. Prosecutors claim he knew that hundreds of thousands of Audi, Porsche …

Read More »

Does the US economy need a boost?

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell hinted earlier this month that rates could be cut The US central bank, the Federal Reserve, is expected on Wednesday to cut rates for the first time since 2008. Traders expect a 0.25 percentage point cut, taking the federal funds target range to 2-2.25%. Supporters say …

Read More »

Samsung profits tumble as it warns of ‘challenges’ ahead

Samsung Electronics saw profits plunge in the second quarter as its key chip business faltered, and the firm also warned of “challenges” ahead. The world’s biggest smartphone and memory chip maker said operating profit fell 56% from a year earlier. The results reflect a broader industry slowdown, weighed down by …

Read More »

British Airways pilots set for summer strike

British Airways has lost an appeal aimed at halting planned strike action by its pilots. The British Airline Pilots’ Association (Balpa) voted in favour of industrial action on 22 July, after three days of negotiations failed to resolve the dispute. BA-owner IAG sought an injunction to prevent the strike in …

Read More »

Greggs to trial late-night opening hours

Greggs is to launch a pilot of extended opening hours in a selection of its shops across the UK. Some branches already stay open late, with one in Westminster closing at 23:00 and another in Newcastle opening until 20:30 or 21:00. The bakery chain’s announcement came as it reported a …

Read More »

Huawei sees trouble ahead despite revenue rise

  Chinese telecoms firm Huawei saw a sharp jump in revenue in the first half of the year but warned of “difficulties ahead”. The US blacklisted the firm in May, restricting its ability to trade with US companies. Company revenue jumped 23% in the first half of the year versus …

Read More »