Retail sales rebound as weak pound tempts foreign tourists

Joe Grice, chief economist at the ONS, said, "These are strong numbers showing a pronounced increase in sales compared with last July". The warm weather prompted sales in clothing and footwear and the weaker pound likely contributed to increased spen... More..

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German minister urges Britain: get on with Brexit talks
by | Friday, August 19, 2016

German minister urges Britain: get on with Brexit talks

Germany has urged London not to delay Brexit, following a flurry of British media reports which suggested Prime Minister Theresa May might postpone the formal procedure to leave the EU. Dismayed by the lack...More..

The world's most liveable cities
by | Friday, August 19, 2016

The world's most liveable cities

Canada and Australia both scored top marks for healthcare and education, helping their cities climb to the top. A perceived terrorism threat has booted Sydney from the top 10 of the world's most liveable citi...More..

US home construction climbed to a 6-month high in July
by | Thursday, August 18, 2016

US home construction climbed to a 6-month high in July

Building permits issued for privately owned housing units ticked down 0.1% in July from the prior month to a seasonally adjusted annual level of 1.152 million, the Commerce Department said Tuesday. Building per...More..

Oil prices recover as weekly U.S. crude inventories fall
by | Thursday, August 18, 2016

Oil prices recover as weekly U.S. crude inventories fall

US inventories of motor fuel increased by 2.18 MMbbl last week, the American Petroleum Institute was said to report Tuesday. This week, crude oil prices are stronger as the comments from the energy minister...More..

by | Thursday, August 18, 2016

Clinton shrugs off Trump shakeup, attacks his tax plan

He was referring to the 2012 attack on a USA diplomatic facility in Libya. "Most people outside of SC look at the state and say, 'Oh, it's solid Republican.' But in actuality, if there are any states that are o...More..