Technology, Supply Chain & Regulation Top ACE Europe’s List of EMEA Risks

A list, compiled by the ACE European Group, sets out the “new wave of interrelated, fast-changing risks, reflecting rapid changes in the global economic landscape and the increasing role of technology and multinational expansion as growth drivers, tops the list … Continue reading


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El Niño Forming in Pacific Is Turbocharged by Tropical Cyclones

The El Niño forming across the Pacific has been turbocharged by a series of tropical cyclones that helped to shift the direction of trade winds, potentially adding to warming that’s evoking parallels with the record 1997-98 event. Several cyclones, including … Continue reading


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Safety Experts Warn Smart Car Dashboard Screens Distract Drivers

When it comes to dashboard displays that are more like smart phones, two things are clear: Customers want them, and automakers are intent on supplying them. But are they really a good idea? Car companies answer with an emphatic yes. … Continue reading


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How Rental Car Insurance Offered by Credit Cards Varies

In the midst of moving from Atlanta to St. Louis last year, Thomas Nitzsche discovered his parked rental car had been hit by another car, causing $791 in damage. To keep costs low, he had rejected the “collision damage waiver” … Continue reading


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Holder’s Return to Covington Was Six Years in the Making

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Charities face fundraising inquiry

Four charities are being investigated by the Information Commissioner amid claims they contacted vulnerable people on an official “opt-out” database. The NSPCC, British Red Cross, Oxfam and Macmillan Cancer Support are accused of calling people registered with the Telephone Preference … Continue reading


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Sunday trading laws could be relaxed

Shops in England and Wales could be allowed to open for longer on Sundays, under plans to be unveiled by Chancellor George Osborne. The proposal expected in Wednesday’s Budget could give elected mayors and councils powers to relax laws locally … Continue reading


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Migrant dies on Channel Tunnel train

Cross-Channel passengers and freight services have faced delays since the death at 05:00 BST … Continue Reading »


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Ceremonies commemorate 7/7 victims

Prince William is attending a service in Hyde Park in memory of the 52 people who died in the London bombings of 7 July 2005. A minute’s silence was observed earlier as survivors of the attacks and relatives of the … Continue reading


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With global economic policies hamstrung, investors turn to earnings

As markets become unsettled this week witnessing the stark limits of global finance policy, investors now direct their fraying hopes toward private-sector profits. The war of wills and vexing bureaucratic maneuvers that have Greece in a brutal economic limbo drag … Continue reading


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Confident US employers post more job openings in May

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers advertised slightly more job openings in May, a sign of an increasingly energized economy where companies are expecting continued growth. The Labor Department says the number of open jobs rose 0.5 percent to 5.36 million … Continue reading


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Donald Trump’s employees don’t share wealth in 401(k) plan

Donald Trump has built billions of dollars in personal wealth. His employees aren’t getting much of it. The Republican presidential candidate operates an unusually stingy 401(k) plan for his workers, according to government filings. If you can jump through hoops … Continue reading


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