Économie

'Queen of the Skies' Boeing 747 makes final landing at Cotswold airport

'Queen of the Skies' Boeing 747 makes final landing at Cotswold airport BA said that the jumbo jets, one dressed in "Negus" design and the other bearing Chatham Dockyard livery, took to the skies "one after the other" from Heathrow's 27R runway. Alex Cruz, British Airways chief executive, said "This will be a hard day for everybody at British Airways as the aircraft leaves our home at Heathrow for the very last time". [Full Article...]

Hospitality workers protest new Scottish restrictions

Hospitality workers protest new Scottish restrictions Scottish restaurateurs are thoroughly confused by the prime minister Nicola Sturgeonin on Wednesday's announcement that restaurants and bars will have to close their doors for 16 days today, Friday from 6 p.m. The First Minister told the briefing: "Government, all governments, are trying to strike right now nearly impossible balances between lives and jobs". [Full Article...]

Sturgeon 'signs death sentence' for Scottish hospitality as new restrictions announced

Sturgeon 'signs death sentence' for Scottish hospitality as new restrictions announced The sale of alcohol in Scotland will be banned in indoor bars, restaurants, and cafes for 16 days starting from Friday, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed. Restrictions on licensed premises will come into force from 6pm tomorrow with all other restrictions applying from 00:01 on Saturday. "Some councils immediately broke cover to quietly tell businesses they would take a light touc... [Full Article...]

Ram 700 Debuts As Tiny Truck With Strong Specs

Ram 700 Debuts As Tiny Truck With Strong Specs Based on the Fiat Strada launched in April this year in Brazil and Argentina (where the Fiat brand is more popular), the 2021 Ram 700 is a classic case of badge engineering. It looks exactly like the Fiat inside and out, bar the badging and Ram-specific front grille. Inside, the Big Horn and Laramie get a seven-inch infotainment screen that supports wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. [Full Article...]

Ram 700 debuts on official terms

Ram 700 debuts on official terms The completely redesigned pickup is based on the Fiat Strada , which made its official debut earlier this year in Brazil and Argentina where the brand enjoys high popularity. In terms of capability, the Ram 700 comes with a max payload rating of 750 kilograms (1,653 pounds) and a max tow rating of 400 kilograms (882 pounds). [Full Article...]

US antitrust committee says big tech companies are a monopoly

US antitrust committee says big tech companies are a monopoly The scrutiny surrounding big tech companies have been a growing issue in 2019. The report [ pdf ], which totals 449 pages, concludes that big tech firms like Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon are effectively monopolies that need to be broken up to restore competition and improve innovation in the industry. [Full Article...]

Big Tech has a monopoly on power, says US House report

Big Tech has a monopoly on power, says US House report The scrutiny surrounding big tech companies have been a growing issue in 2019. As expected, the 449-page report was highly critical of the market power amassed by the four tech giants whose combined market value still tops $5 trillion, even after the market's sharp selloff over the last month. [Full Article...]

US Lawmakers Propose Breaking up Amazon, Apple, Google, Facebook to Prevent Monopoly

US Lawmakers Propose Breaking up Amazon, Apple, Google, Facebook to Prevent Monopoly The scrutiny surrounding big tech companies have been a growing issue in 2019. Describing how the firms "have exploited, entrenched and expanded their power over digital markets in anticompetitive and abusive ways", the report asked if "this pattern of behaviour raises questions about whether these firms view themselves as above the law, or whether they simply treat lawbreaking as a cost of ... [Full Article...]

Pelosi discusses Trump's health, removal under 25th Amendment

Pelosi discusses Trump's health, removal under 25th Amendment Pelosi and Raskin's Friday unveiling will come after the president's behavior-including firing off several tweets early Monday-has generated alarm throughout the week. From the hospital on Saturday, Trump wrote on Twitter that Congress should pursue a giant stimulus bill. "We do need another rescue package, but the proximity to the election and the differences of opinion about what is needed... [Full Article...]

Pelosi rejects standalone airline aid without a broader stimulus package

Pelosi rejects standalone airline aid without a broader stimulus package Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added almost 1.0% to finish at 23,647.07. "Make no mistake: if you are out of work, if your business is closed, if your child's school is shut down, if you are seeing layoffs in your community, Donald Trump decided today that none of that - none of it - matters to him", Biden said in a statement . [Full Article...]

Bank of China: 3 Million Transactions Conducted Using Digital Yuan So Far

Bank of China: 3 Million Transactions Conducted Using Digital Yuan So Far Rather, it wishes to be fully prepared to take such measures if market conditions, either nationally or globally, were to change suddenly. South Korea will join a handful of other countries like Sweden, China and the U.K.to set the grounds for legitimate digital currency option. [Full Article...]

Devenu riche, il rachète la banque qui lui avait refusé un crédit

Devenu riche, il rachète la banque qui lui avait refusé un crédit Tout commence en 2002. Ensuite, vous décidez d'aller voir un Banque dans la ville anglaise d'Urmston, non loin de chez lui, pour contracter un emprunt et enfin démarrer son projet. "Ce n'est pas quelque chose que nous pouvons faire à ce stade". Sans l'argent, il assure avoir passé quatre mois à appeler assis sur le sol d'un petit bureau, car il ne pouvait même pas s'offrir une table et une cha... [Full Article...]

Disney lays off 28,000 employees at its theme parks

Disney lays off 28,000 employees at its theme parks On Friday, Dr. Mark Ghaly, California's health secretary, said he would continue talks with theme park operators. "Your administration has been rightfully reliant on data and science and, to date, the data and science do not point to theme parks as sources of transmission", they wrote. [Full Article...]

Tesla cuts starting price for China-made Model 3 cars by 8%

Tesla cuts starting price for China-made Model 3 cars by 8% Tesla vehicle deliveries represent only one measure of the company's financial performance and should not be relied on as an indicator of quarterly financial results, which depend on a variety of factors, including the cost of sales, foreign exchange movements and mix of directly leased vehicles. [Full Article...]

House passes $2.2 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package

House passes $2.2 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package In a letter to House Democrats , Pelosi said "our negotiations with the [Trump administration] continue, and I am hopeful we can reach agreement" despite "significant disagreement in key areas". She previously had resisted any piecemeal approach to the stimulus. Major carriers have announced more than 30,000 job cuts this week. Sen. Mitch McConnell , R-Ky. [Full Article...]

Nouveau gouvernement en Belgique : Alexander de Croo, nommé Premier ministre

Nouveau gouvernement en Belgique : Alexander de Croo, nommé Premier ministre Les nationalistes flamands du N-VA, premier parti du pays, sont en dehors de cette coalition qui rassemble, outre le PS, son homologue flamand le SPA, ainsi que les libéraux francophones du Mouvement réformateur et flamands de l'Open Vld (Vlaamse Liberalen en Democraten), les écologistes (les partis Ecolo et Groen) et les démocrates-chrétiens flamands du CD&V. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus-Aid Talks Still Stuck After Counteroffer by Mnuchin

Coronavirus-Aid Talks Still Stuck After Counteroffer by Mnuchin But there is still a considerable gulf between the two sides, McConnell said. Many House Democratic moderates have been pushing for a new deal - or at least a new vote - in order to show constituents a good-faith effort to find consensus amid worsening economic conditions. [Full Article...]

Disney to lay off 28,000 employees at United States theme parks

Disney to lay off 28,000 employees at United States theme parks More specifically, officials from Orange Country said that Disney's flagship theme park didn't meet the healthcare guidelines necessary to prevent further COVID-19 outbreaks. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunities, the branch that oversees the state's unemployment system, was notified late Tuesday of thousands of layoffs from Walt Disney parks and resorts. [Full Article...]

Amazon Says More Than 19,000 Employees Contracted Coronavirus

Amazon Says More Than 19,000 Employees Contracted Coronavirus Amazon is dropping some alarming stats and, in case you were wondering, life on the frontlines ain't easy for their employees. almost 20,000 of whom they believe caught COVID-19. Amazon said it's conducting thousands of tests per day, and plans to reach 50,000 tests per day across 650 sites by November. Employers do have to provide a safe working environment, which means they must alert staff if... [Full Article...]

Tokyo Stock Exchange to resume trading on Friday after outage

Tokyo Stock Exchange to resume trading on Friday after outage A later announcement made it clear that the exchange would be shut for the entire day. He said the Financial Services Agency had instructed the Japan Exchange Group and Tokyo Stock Exchange to investigate the cause of the outage and fix it. [Full Article...]


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