'Monsanto Protection Act' to be voted on by Congress

'Monsanto Protection Act' to be voted on by Congress

[2013-03-14 20:13:13]
Should Congress approve a proposition included in an agriculture bill up for vote this week, biotech...
Michigan takes over bankrupt Detroit

Michigan takes over bankrupt Detroit

[2013-03-14 15:28:02]
The state of Michigan is taking over America’s poorest city and managing its finances. After years...
US threatens Pakistan with sanctions over Iran gas pipeline

US threatens Pakistan with sanctions over Iran gas pipeline

[2013-03-12 15:56:31]
The US has threatened Islamabad with sanctions over Pakistan’s partnership with Iran to construct a section...
Wall Street disaster plan: Trade without humans

Wall Street disaster plan: Trade without humans

[2013-03-10 15:50:08]
The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is preparing contingency plans wherein computers will replace outcry auctioning...
Rosneft and Exxon team up in Gulf of Mexico

Rosneft and Exxon team up in Gulf of Mexico

[2013-03-09 21:04:03]
Rosneft subsidiary Neftegaz America Shelf LP has acquired a 30% interest in 20 deep water exploration...

Port Said violence escalates ahead of contentious Saturday verdict

[2013-03-08 13:25:13]
Another life has been claimed in a fifth day of clashes between police and protesters in...
Nuclear revival: Japan to re-launch six reactors in 2013

Nuclear revival: Japan to re-launch six reactors in 2013

[2013-03-05 17:46:50]
Japan’s major supplier of nuclear power generating equipment, France’s Areva group, has announced Tokyo’s plans to...

Banking bonus cap voted in Brussels amid London opposition

[2013-03-05 17:32:17]
Britain’s George Osborne faces a lonely fight in opposition to European banking bonus cap as EU...
Solar power can outshine oil in a few decades - Shell

Solar power can outshine oil in a few decades - Shell

[2013-03-03 22:16:44]
World demand for oil will reach its peak between 2035-2040, after which solar power or gas...
Golden Goodbye: Switzer voters take ax to corporate pay deals

Golden Goodbye: Switzer voters take ax to corporate pay deals

[2013-03-03 21:56:42]
Switzerland is set to impose some of the world’s strictest curbs on executive pay following a...

Incomes plummet to worst in 20 years

[2013-03-03 20:03:03]
Americans spent slightly more of their money in January than the month before, the latest Commerce...
Shell suspends Arctic drilling for 2013

Shell suspends Arctic drilling for 2013

[2013-02-28 20:47:28]
After spending over $5 billion on its offshore Alaska operations, oil major Royal Dutch Shell says...
Abramovich allowed to rebuild 17th century London £100 million mansion

Abramovich allowed to rebuild 17th century London £100 million mansion

[2013-02-28 20:44:23]
It’s been three years since the Russian owner of Chelsea football club billionaire Roman Abramovick began...
Russian businesswomen are better at dealing with bribes

Russian businesswomen are better at dealing with bribes

[2013-02-27 18:33:40]
A World Bank report says fewer Russian companies are paying bribes and it’s mostly businesses led...
French unemployment reaches 3.16mn, hits 16-year record

French unemployment reaches 3.16mn, hits 16-year record

[2013-02-27 18:32:41]
Unemployment numbers in France rose by 43,900 in January and hit 3.16 million, an increase of...
Wall Street 2012 bonuses rise 8% to $20 billion

Wall Street 2012 bonuses rise 8% to $20 billion

[2013-02-27 18:29:26]
Bank downsizing has shrunk the Wall Street workforce, by the remaining bankers are receiving more lucrative...
Coca-Cola HBC says Russia a ‘risky’ developing economy

Coca-Cola HBC says Russia a ‘risky’ developing economy

[2013-02-27 18:28:56]
 The world’s second largest Coca Cola bottler Swiss-based Coca-Cola HBC, in a report to investors, says...
Sliding pound: British currency loses 67% of its value over last 30 years

Sliding pound: British currency loses 67% of its value over last 30 years

[2013-02-25 21:01:23]
While the British pound slides on the currency markets in reaction to a downgrade of the...
BP due for trial over 2010 oil spill in Gulf of Mexico

BP due for trial over 2010 oil spill in Gulf of Mexico

[2013-02-25 21:00:11]
The civil trial is scheduled to begin on Monday against UK oil giant BP over the...
UK onshore wind farms to create more carbon dioxide

UK onshore wind farms to create more carbon dioxide

[2013-02-24 23:51:11]
Thousands of Britain’s onshore wind farms will create more greenhouse gases than they save because many...

Moody’s strips Britain of top-notch rating

[2013-02-23 15:02:02]
Moody’s rating agency has revoked Britain’s excellent credit rating, downgrading it one notch from AAA to...
Dark horse: Russia considering European beef ban over meat scandal

Dark horse: Russia considering European beef ban over meat scandal

[2013-02-23 14:18:07]
Meat products from Europe may be banned in Russia following the news of unsanitary horseflesh being...
US wants Iran to stop using euro, ECB under pressure

US wants Iran to stop using euro, ECB under pressure

[2013-02-23 14:15:21]
The European Central Bank is under pressure from US lawmakers over financial relations with the Iran....
Egypt orders $2.5mln worth of teargas from US despite plunging economy

Egypt orders $2.5mln worth of teargas from US despite plunging economy

[2013-02-23 14:06:27]
Egypt's Interior Ministry has ordered shipments of 140,000 teargas canisters from US in January. The total...
Jackpot: Nevada expects big money after online gambling legalization

Jackpot: Nevada expects big money after online gambling legalization

[2013-02-23 13:59:45]
Nevada has beaten their casino rivals from New Jersey to become the first US state to...