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by | May 26, 2019 | 22:27

The volume of goods sold in stores and online was unchanged following three consecutive months of gains, the Office for National Statistics said Friday. Nonetheless, sales were forecast to drop 0.3 percent. 'The surprisingly upbeat retail sales figures are down to sustained online spending, perhaps boosted by falling unemployment, ' he said.

by | May 26, 2019 | 20:55

Jump also provides scooter sharing services but the company will get permission to launch electric scooters in London very soon. About 350 of the bright-red bicycles will be available from Friday for by-the-minute rental through the company's main ride-hailing app, and follows launches across North America and continental Europe.

by | May 26, 2019 | 20:03

Kia Motors India has released a first set of sketches that partially reveal the upcoming SP2i SUV's interior. In a set of fresh design sketches, the Korean carmaker has revealed the details of the interiors, which look plush indeed. The 2020 Kia compact SUV also maintains a focus on technology. The easy-to-use touch center console allows certain features, such as ventilation and air conditioning, to be adjusted easily and safely on the move.

by | May 26, 2019 | 17:15

Any Snapchat user in the US who receives the Pandora " music card" has direct access to Pandora's entire music library. The licenses are not for Snap to create an on-demand music service but so that users can incorporate music in their messages and for other of its services.

by | May 26, 2019 | 15:43

Three have had to be hospitalized. Some kinds of E. coli cause illness by producing Shiga toxin. In a statement, Aldi says the 5-pound bags of flour were sourced from ADM Milling, located in Buffalo, NY. The CDC said consumers who transferred flour purchased from Aldi to another container and can no longer refer to the original packaging should throw away the flour and thoroughly wash the container before using it again.

by | May 26, 2019 | 10:41

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won over 300 seats on its own out of 542 seats in the Lok Sabha elections - a first back-to-back majority for a single party since 1984. Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) were net buyers in the capital markets, buying shares worth 1,352.20 crore on Thursday, according to exchange data.

by | May 26, 2019 | 10:14

Pending conclusion of this and to manage it effectively, the Board considered it appropriate to suspend Mr Moyo, so releasing him from his duties and enabling the appointment of an interim chief executive officer. "That relationship has always been there from the day I started and it was properly disclosed", Moyo told Reuters, which said he emphasised that the suspension was the result of differences on the approach to engagement rather than the relationship itself.

by | May 26, 2019 | 08:09

The Emirates aircraft had reached the taxiway when it was recalled and the duo detained. The flight was taxiing for takeoff when it was called back, sources said. The specific reason for stopping the Goyal couple from taking the flight could not be immediately ascertained. Lenders and strategic partner Etihad Airways are in discussions with the Hinduja group for a possible revival.

by | May 26, 2019 | 07:13

As for the battery-powered Corsa-e, as it's named, buyers can look forward to a relatively decent driving range of up to 330km between charges (a provisional figure based on the WLTP1 measurement protocol) and performance won't be half bad either, with outputs of 100kW and 260Nm allowing for an 8.1 second 0-100km/h sprint.

by | May 26, 2019 | 03:40

Henry Street's Wallis-Evans hybrid will also be closing. 4 stores in Dublin including Topshop at Stephen's Green and one store in Cork have also been earmarked for closure. Sir Philip, 67, had said previously that he wanted to build a "billion-dollar business in America", but he is being forced to restructure his Arcadia group as sales fall sharply in its shops.

by | May 26, 2019 | 00:51

It features a 265km range (WLTP), a floating e and the same small i and capital V. The Skoda Superb iV fulfils the Euro 6d-TEMP emissions standard. "The first all-electric Skoda based on Volkswagen Group's MEB modular electric vehicle platform will follow as early as 2020".

by | May 25, 2019 | 22:36

Nevertheless, apart from their generally positive outlook, the committee held the line on interest rates, principally claiming that there is a lack of inflationary pressure that will allow the central bank to watch how events will unfold before taking any future action.

by | May 25, 2019 | 21:29

In the current study, the researchers looked at how Pinterest users described and rated various recipes for homemade sunscreen . 68 percent of the recommended recipes offered insufficient UV radiation protection . The study , in the journal Health Communication , found that just three posts: "highlighted concerns about skin cancer as a result of sunburn and cautioned against relying exclusively on homemade sunscreens".

by | May 25, 2019 | 21:07

It's available on the LT, LTZ and High Country trims. Previously, it was only available as an option on the LTZ and High Country, which lean heavily into the luxury truck world. Additionally, buyers can now opt for the 6.2-liter V-8 engine on the LT Trail Boss and RST trims. Then we have technologies like the new trailering features and Adaptive Cruise Control - Camera, the latter able to bring your truck to a full stop in case of an emergency.

by | May 25, 2019 | 18:53

USA stocks slumped on Thursday as investors dumped shares of technology companies as well as businesses in cyclical sectors on fears that the escalating trade war between United States and China would stymie global economic growth. At 11:23 a.m. ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 357.04 points, or 1.39 per cebt, at 25,419.57. Among the S&P 500's major sectors, only utilities and real estate, both considered defensive areas, registered gains as investors moved to safe-haven ...

by | May 25, 2019 | 18:32

Team Dynamics Motorsport and Ralph Hosier Engineering have today unveiled two very different versions of the Honda Civic Type R at the 2019 SMMT Test Day. And the 255/55/18 tyres are sourced from BF Goodrich, and wrapped around lightweight rally-inspired wheels. From the looks of it, one might find it hard to replace the flowing razor sharp lines of the Civic Type R with as muscular theme as the one shown in this concept.

by | May 25, 2019 | 18:09

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority voted on Wednesday, May 22 to award the Boring Company a $48.6 million contract to build the LVCC Loop, a high-speed subterranean transportation system created to whisk people around the giant Las Vegas Convention Center - one of the largest such centers in the world.

by | May 25, 2019 | 17:56

Facebook executives have been in contact with Gemini, the regulated New York-based cryptocurrency exchange founded by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, the Financial Times reported . Facebook registered a new entity called "Libra Networks" on May 2nd, this will apparently "provide financial and technology services and develop related hardware and software".

by | May 25, 2019 | 14:27

Our decision to rebase the dividend and change the policy is not one that we have taken lightly. The value of online returns is expected to increase by more than 27 per cent over the next five years. Royal Mail has warned shareholders to expect lower dividends in future as it ploughs £1.8 billion into a turnaround effort. Potential cost savings was one of the major reasons to buy the shares back when the group listed, but the low hanging fruit is largely gone and getting leaner is going to ...

by | May 25, 2019 | 08:16

The recall was issued because metal burrs may reside into the metal core of the steering wheel, which can cause damage to the cable reel sub-harness that may lead to a short circuit and overheating of the components. Honda did not say whether those injured were so as a result of an airbag deployment, however, given there have been no crashes, it is the most likely cause.