Sunday, April 21, 2019
Speaking to Bloomberg, the head of research and group chief economist at Deutsche Bank claimed negative interest rates hitting the eurozone economies are a "historical anomaly". Mr Folkerts-Landau warned low-interest rates produce a negative aura of "fear" among businesses across the bloc who will refrain from investing capital....
Cyclone Idai tore apart the city of Beira on March 14, triggering catastrophic flooding and killing more than 700 people in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. The rising cases represent on average more than 200 new cases of new infections each day. Around 500 cases were reported on Sunday, with...
Hedwig Kohn was, remarkably, one of only three women to qualify as a physics teacher in Germany before World War 2. Because she was Jewish, Hedwig was forced to flee Nazi Germany and landed in the United States, where she continued to teach. Throughout her career, she overcame...
Police are responding to an active shooter on the premises and have warned of a “critical incident” in the area. The number of casualties is unknown. Canterbury police said on Twitter: “We have a critical incident in Deans Ave Christchurch. Please avoid the area. We will give more...
Pedestrians and passengers have been hurt, some seriously, after the bus careered off the road and into a tree.Eightee peope have been injured, three critically, after the incident which occurred by the station at Sucy-en-Brie.Police and ambulance crews are at the scene. The driver is believed to have lost...
A 1-year-old baby is among those killed, as well as five women and seven men, according to BNO News. Five further victims were taken to an area hospital with non life-threatening injuries. The attack happened just after 9pm local time (3am BST) in Minatitlán, a city in Veracruz...
Last week, Yleem Poblete, the US Assistant State Secretary of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance, launched a tirade on Moscow and Beijing, claiming they were attempting to militarise space. She said: “It is difficult to determine the truthfulness of China’s concern about the prevention of an arms race in space and...
Russia and Ethiopia have signed a three-year roadmap for establishing co-operation on the construction of a nuclear power plant and a centre for nuclear science and technology in the African country. The agreement was signed by Moscow's state-run Rosatom General Director Alexei Likhachev and Addis Ababa's Innovation and...
The US President hit back at Mr Cohen in a press conference following the collapse of talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during their summit on Hanoi, Vietnam. He branded the “shameful” hearing in which Mr Cohen is giving evidence to a Democratic-led House of Representatives committee...
The Philippines has condemned China for swarming the waters near a Philippine-based island in the contested seas. According to news.com.au, around 275 vessels were spotted close to Thitu island, which is part of the hotly debated waters. A major row has been boiling over recent months with numerous...