Economy

Many of Labour's traditional working-class supporters voted to leave the EU, particularly in areas that have seen an influx of eastern European immigrants in recent years. "The 2020 general election imposed a hard deadline on delivering Brexit on an unrealistic timeline as well as making the Prime Minister reliant on a small euro-sceptic majority", they wrote in a note.
  • Eager Easter egg seekers enjoy Edinburg event

    Eager Easter egg seekers enjoy Edinburg event

    Economy

    The event is designed for kids that may need special accommodations. "We are having two separate Easter egg hunts, a traditional hunt for kids ages 0 to 5, and a helicopter egg hunt for children ages 6 to 11", said Danika Thomas, an event organizer.
  • A big drop in profits

    A big drop in profits

    Economy

    Another critical number in evaluating a stock is P/E or the price to earnings ratio. United Continental Holdings has defended the expansion as necessary to fill the gaps in United's route map that were created when the airline was shrinking.
  • 'Reluctant' May seeks early elections in UK

    'Reluctant' May seeks early elections in UK

    Economy

    The prime minister, who had repeatedly ruled out calling an early election, said her volte-face was motivated by the need to "strengthen our hand in negotiation with the European Union". A large majority of MPs voted in favour of the election, with 522 backing the motion while 13 MPs voted against - leading to a majority of 509 votes.
  • Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners launch mass hunger strike

    Economy

    Many receive monthly "salaries" from the Palestinian Authority, and Israel provides study opportunities for those who are interested. The hunger strike was called by one of the leaders of the nationalist Fatah party, Marwan Barghouti , who is serving five life sentences for attacks during the Second Intifada .
  • Democrats needed a win. They didn't get one in Georgia

    Democrats needed a win. They didn't get one in Georgia

    Economy

    That massive influx of cash, coupled with a lack of any other serious Democrats in the race and a disdain among many Republicans in the district for Trump's in-your-face style, made for a surprising opportunity for Democrats in the south - a region where the party has been decimated over the last decade.
  • Oil Holds Longest Run of Gains This Year Before U.S

    Oil Holds Longest Run of Gains This Year Before U.S

    Economy

    It's always been a heated topic of debate whether the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has the ability via its production cutbacks to curb the global oil glut, and its ability has been cast into even further doubt with Thursday's USA air strikes against Syria - but as far as traders are concerned, they are betting on OPEC - and the extension of the cartel's cutbacks to the end of this year - by selling their stakes in storage tank businesses that have profited from ...
  • Gary Cohn 'top candidate for chief of staff'

    Economy

    But while the National Security Council had a powerful role in the past when it came to making policy recommendations to the president, Trump had relied until now on his own close team of advisers, leading to Bannon's appointment to the NSC's principals committee.
  • ME loses bid to host 2019 NCAA hockey regional

    ME loses bid to host 2019 NCAA hockey regional

    Economy

    Penn State is the host for both Regionals, in 2018 and 2019. Allentown will also host a regional in 2019, while Fargo, North Dakota gets the other Western regional in 2019. Basketball and hockey fans in Buffalo have a reason to celebrate. "We look forward to creating memories that will last a lifetime for the teams and fans in attendance".
  • United pledges to do better

    United pledges to do better

    Economy

    Then again, there are those videos of the man being yanked out of his seat and pulled down the aisle on his back as other passengers gasped. In the newly released video, Emirates underlines the fact that according to TripAdvisor, they are the best airline.
  • NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Returning To Greensboro In 2020

    NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Returning To Greensboro In 2020

    Economy

    In 2021, it will also be the site of first-round and second-round games in the prestigious Division I men's college basketball tournament. UNC-Charlotte had submitted bids to host men's first- and second-round basketball tournament games at the Spectrum Center for three years - 2020-2022.
  • Mayor Pokes President Trump with Tax Release Tweet

    Mayor Pokes President Trump with Tax Release Tweet

    Economy

    Hizzoner drew an annual salary of $217,217, listing his occupation as an "elected official". But they do provide a window into the mayor's two rental properties he keeps on 11th Street in Park Slope. Trump has frequently cited an audit as the reason why he won't release the returns, though the IRS has said that an audit would not prevent him from releasing them.