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Measuring Macron: Is France’s leader r

French President Emmanuel Macron swept into office last May on a pledge to create jobs and improve the lives of workers by rebooting the country's economy.  A year on, annual economic growth has picked up - but soo too has resistance to his reform programme from France's powerful unions.  David Pollard reports.

06-May-2018
DowDuPont profit tops estimates

Increased prices for its products and strong demand drove DowDuPont's quarterly profit past analysts' estimates. Fred Katayama reports.

06-May-2018
Cambridge Analytica shutdown won't stop

The UK's information watchdog has said it will continue its investigation into Cambridge Analytica's role in the Facebook data scandal - even though the company has announced it is closing down. The firm denies any wrongdoing in accessing the personal details of millions of people, and says media attention has driven away all of its clients.  Sonia Legg reports

06-May-2018
Adidas sticks by Kanye West after slaver

Adidas remains committed to the Yeezy brand created by rapper Kanye West despite his comments describing slavery as a choice and praising U.S. President Donald Trump, the sportswear company said on Thursday. Ciara Lee reports

06-May-2018
Bayer cuts full-year earnings guidance o

Bayer says the pressure from a stronger euro on overseas revenues would translate into a decline in earnings this year, as it prepares to close its $62.5 billion takeover of U.S. seeds maker Monsanto next quarter. Sonia Legg reports.

06-May-2018
Euro zone: lower inflation, growth, adds

Euro zone inflation unexpectedly slowed last month, adding to a string of data that could make it more difficult for the European Central Bank to curb its lavish monetary stimulus later this year.  And, as David Pollard reports, the European Commission's latest forecast is for growth to slow this year and next, and for risks to rise.

06-May-2018
Trump praises Xi as U.S. team arrives fo

A U.S. trade delegation has arrived in Beijing for key talks over tariffs, with Chinese state media saying China will stand up to U.S. bullying if needed but that it was still better to hash things out around the negotiating table.  Ciara lee reports.

06-May-2018
Meat goes hi-tech as startup gets boost

Tyson Foods, the largest U.S. meat processor, has invested in an Israeli biotech company developing a way to grow affordable meat in a laboratory that takes live animals out of the equation.  David Pollard reports.

06-May-2018
China's Xiaomi lifts lid on Hong Kong I.

Chinese smartphone and connected device maker Xiaomi is bringing its blockbuster initial public offering to Hong Kong, which could raise about $10 billion in the largest listing globally in almost four years. Ed Giles reports.

05-May-2018
Wall Street drops amid trade worries

New Delhi: Stocks dropped on Wednesday as investors remained concerned about worsening trade relations between the United States and China. The Wall Street initially shot higher after the Federal Reserve decided to hold interest rates steady on Wednesday. But stocks shed their gains as investors remained concerned about worsening trade relations between the United States and China. Electric vehicle maker Tesla shares rose after the bell. It said its production target for its mass market vehicle, the Model 3, remains on track. Pulling up the S&P 500, Apple sold more iPhones in the latest quarter and promised $100 billion in additional stock buybacks. Its results lifted shares of its suppliers such as Cirrus Logic and Skyworks Solutions. Mastercard shares charged ahead. Higher consumer spending on credit and debit cards drove profit and revenue sharply higher. Snap shares sank to an all-time low. A number of analysts slashed their price targets. The owner of the Snapchat app missed estimates for growing its user base. Private employers added more to their payrolls than expected in April, but it was the smallest increase since November. In Europe, materials and consumer cyclicals led a broad based rally that lifted the markets.

05-May-2018
Tesla posts quarterly loss

Tesla reported its worst-ever quarterly loss and said its Model 3 production target remains on track. Aleksandra Michalska reports.

05-May-2018
Wall Street drops amid trade worries

Stocks dropped on Wednesday as investors remained concerned about worsening trade relations between the U.S. and China. Fred Katayama reports.

05-May-2018
Snap shares sink after results

Snap stock plunged after the company fell short of Wall Street targets for revenue and user growth after a redesign of its Snapchat messaging app. Aleksandra Michalska reports.

05-May-2018
Global military spending rises but Russi

Russian military spending fell by a fifth last year, its first decline in nearly two decades.  As Francis Maguire reports, the report by the defence think-tank SIPRI also suggests tighter purse-strings are likely to affect Moscow's military activity ahead, while globally military spending is up.

05-May-2018
Women cabbies hit Nairobi's roads

The number of women cab drivers in Nairobi is growing exponentially. As Fred Katayama reports, the popularity of ride-sharing platforms and the benefits they extend are attracting them.

05-May-2018
Iconic guitar-maker Gibson files for ban

Gibson, the maker of guitars played by the likes of B.B. King and Elvis Presley, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Tuesday with a plan to reorganize its musical instrument business under the new ownership of its lenders. Jonah Green reports.

05-May-2018
Global economy: weaker numbers worsen tr

Manufacturing activity remained relatively solid in major Asian economies in April, but exports showed signs of weakness across the region, and new euro zone data also hints at slowing momentum. It's a worrying development given heightened Sino-U.S. trade tensions.  David Pollard reports.

05-May-2018
Higher prescription sales boost CVS resu

Strong sales of prescription drugs and higher prices for branded pharmaceuticals drove revenue higher at CVS. As Fred Katayama reports, the new tax law helped lift the drug store chain's profit.

05-May-2018
StanChart still faces long haul on road

Standard Chartered has beat expectations with a 20 percent rise in first quarter pre-tax profit, but disappointing income showed the long road ahead for its returns to meet targets after years of restructuring. Francis Maguire reports.

05-May-2018
Oil caught between Iran pressures and su

Oil prices rose again on Wednesday on concerns the U.S. may re-impose sanctions on major exporter Iran, before giving up gains on new evidence of surging U.S. output.  As David Pollard reports, the moves came as the IMF said Saudi Arabia needs prices to average $85-$87 a barrel this year to balance its state budget.

05-May-2018
Hugo Boss sales rebound in China & U.S,

German fashion house Hugo Boss has reported strong quarterly sales growth in China and the United States but saw a decline in its home market and for its Hugo brand that it is updating for younger consumers.  Francis Maguire reports

05-May-2018
US trade delegation heads to Beijing for

As U.S. President Donald Trump's trade delegation prepares for negotiations in Beijing, Trump's chief trade negotiator said on Tuesday he was not looking to negotiate changes to China's state-driven economic system but would seek to expose it to more foreign competition. Ed Giles reports

04-May-2018
Anger in Uganda over plans for tax on so

Uganda's government plans to introduce a tax for using social media sites in the near future but as Francis Maguire reports that's drawn criticism from human rights campaigners and businesses.

04-May-2018
S&P, Nasdaq advance on trade optimism

New Delhi: Tech stocks lifted Wall Street mostly higher Tuesday. A Trump administration official's comment that he hoped to further open China's economy helped the S&P 500 bounce back. But Pfizer's disappointing earnings drove down the Dow, which fell for the third straight session. After ringing of the bell, Apple shares rose. Its quarterly profit and revenue topped expectations as it sold 52.2 million iPhones. Pfizer dropped. Quarterly revenue at the U.S.' largest drugmaker rose but missed estimates. Rival Merck lifted its earnings forecast for the year, but its shares also fell.  The company formerly known as Coach, Tapestry, tumbled. The handbag maker's quarterly margins dropped, and same store sales at its Kate Spade business declined more than expected. In Europe consumer cyclicals and healthcare stocks drove the markets higher.

04-May-2018
Celtic's Rodgers 'delighted' by Gerrard'

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers says he is 'delighted' for 'ultra-professional' Steven Gerrard, who takes over at the club's chief rivals Rangers.

04-May-2018
NBA's Brook Lopez sees lot of opportunit

New Delhi, May 04 (ANI): American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) Brook Lopez shared that he sees a lot of opportunity in India for basketball.  He said that the young players are very passionate and have tremendous love for the game. Lopez added that NBA academy and grass root level program can built the solid foundation in the kids to become the professional basketball player.

04-May-2018
Fan Seeks Blessings Of Dhoni

Dhoni undoubtedly has the biggest fan following among all the cricketers in IPL 2018. He is respected and revered by cricket fans all over India and they never let go a chance to display their love.

04-May-2018
I Deserved The Arjuna Award In 2006 Says

Seema Punia, who won a silver medal in the recently concluded Commonwealth Games has been recommended by the Athletics Federation of India for the Arjuna Award.

The discus thrower, who had also won the silver medal in the 2006 edition of the Games, believes she deserved the Arjuna Award, after her medal winning performance in Melbourne.

04-May-2018
Sanjay Manjrekar Trolled Over Spelling M

Commentator Sanjay Manjrekar was trolled by Twitter users after he misspelled Royal Challengers Bangalore wicketkeeper Quinton De Kock's name as Quinton De Cock.

04-May-2018
Weightlifter Punam Yadav Provisionally S

Commonwealth Games gold medalist Punam Yadav has been provisionally suspended by the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) for indiscipline, and barred from attending the national camp at the Netaji Subhash National Institute of Sports (NSNIS) in Patiala.

04-May-2018
Tendulkar Lays The Foundation Stone Of C

Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar laid the foundation stone of the Cricket Museum and Centre of Excellence at the Dharamsala International Cricket Stadium.

04-May-2018
Kohli Signs With Surrey, To Miss Test Ma

Indian skipper Virat Kohli will join Surrey in the month of June, ahead of India’s tour of England, the County Club announced. Kohli will be available to play all three formats for the club during his stint.

04-May-2018
Arsene Wenger ‘very sad’ after Atlet

Madrid (Spain), May 04 (ANI): Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger expressed his sadness after missing out on the Europa League final following Thursday's 1-0 defeat at Atletico Madrid in his last European game in charge of the London club. “A very intense game between two teams that who gave absolutely everything. I would say the team who won tonight is Atletico Madrid, congratulations to them, good luck in the final. I would say the winner of tonight's game is a clear favourite to win the competition,” said Wenger.

04-May-2018
Overweight Shahzad Claims To Hit Longer

Afganistani wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad is the complete antithesis of fitness freak Virat Kohli but the Afghan wicketkeeper-batsman says who needs a punishing regimen like the Indian captain when he can hit longer sixes than the world's No.1 ODI batsman.

04-May-2018
Wenger very sad as Atletico ruin his Ars

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger did little to hide his disappointment after his 22-year stint at the club will end without European glory.

04-May-2018
Simeone looks ahead to final with Marsei

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone says he expects a great final ahead in the Europa League following his side's semi-final win over Arsenal.

04-May-2018
Peru national team captain 'optimistic'

Peruvian national soccer team captain Paolo Guerrero says he is satisfied with the way an appeal is going at the Court of Arbitration that threatens his World Cup in the summer.

04-May-2018
ITTF President says unifying Korea teams

The President of the International Table Tennis Federation says the unification of the Korean teams midway through the tournament was an attempt to further peace efforts.

04-May-2018
US soccer chief defends Trump World Cup

Carlos Cordeiro says Donald Trump's tweet that appeared to threaten political consequences to countries who back another 2026 bid should just be seen as backing U.S. bid.

04-May-2018
Bach says boxing at serious risk of bein

IOC President Thomas Bach says that world boxing governing body AIBA needs to implement drastic reforms if boxing is to remain an Olympic sport at Tokyo 2020.

04-May-2018
North, South Korea announce joint side a

The two Koreas will field a combined team at the table tennis team world championships after the nations decided not to compete against each other in the quarter-finals

04-May-2018
Prithvi Shaw - New Little Master?

The under-19 captain has had a fantastic start to his IPL career. Prithvi Shaw has been improving with every match and is now compared to Sachin Tendulkar.

04-May-2018
CSK Gets Trolled Over Ramesh And Suresh

Twitter users slammed Chennai Super Kings after the team website uploaded a picture of Suresh Raina and Sachin Tendulkar with the caption, “Ramesh and Suresh.”

04-May-2018
Dinesh Karthik Impresses As Anchor

The new captain of KKR has already impressed fans with the performance of his team. This time DK has done the trick by successfully getting into the interviewer’s shoes.

04-May-2018
Kohli Gets Trolled For Not Winning IPL E

Iceland Cricket from its official twitter handle trolled Royal Challengers Banagalore's captain Virat Kohli for not winning IPL even once by including his picture in a collage of IPL-winning cap-tains.

04-May-2018
The Problems Of Physios Should Not Be Re

Along with weightlifters, who bagged nine medals for India at the Commonwealth Games, it was the absence of team physio that made headlines.
Sanjita Chanu, who won the gold medal in the just concluded Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, is hopeful that the Federation will make sure that team physios remain with the players when the weightlifters go for the Asian Games

04-May-2018
I & Mirabai Tell Each Other Our Mistakes

Sanjita Chanu, who shifted from the 48kg category to 53 weight category doesn’t have any animosity with state mate Mirabai Chanu who plays in the 48kg now. The Commonwealth Games gold medalist in an exclusive interview talks about her gold medal and how both lifters help each other during training.

04-May-2018
Langer takes reins of Australia cricket

Justin Langer says he wants Australian cricketers to "earn respect" after being appointed as new head coach following the ball-tampering scandal

04-May-2018
Hockey’s Loss Is Discus Throw’s Gain

Navjeet Kaur Dhillon, hailing from a family of sportspersons, always wanted to make a career in sports. Her father JS Dhillon is a government employee and a shot put player. Her mother Kuldeep Kaur has been a professional hockey player and elder Brother Jasbir Singh is also a shot put player.
For Navjeet, her mother’s 1986 Asian Games bronze medal was the inspiration that motivated her to work hard. But, despite her mother’s insistence on taking hockey, Navjeet chose an individual sports where she could make a name for herself without any bias, as she claims her mother went through during her playing days

04-May-2018
Peru captain Guerrero arrives at CAS for

Paolo Guerrero is appealing his doping ban at the Court of Arbitration which if he loses means he could miss the FIFA World Cup in Russia.

04-May-2018
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