Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Britain's 12-month inflation dipped to 1.5 percent in August from 1.6 percent in July, official data showed on Tuesday, easing pressure on the Bank of England to raise rates.
A widened Panama Canal will be open for business in 2016 after a US$400 million cash injection to help complete the long-delayed project was received, the waterway's chief administrator said Monday.
French telecom giant Orange on Monday said it was set to make a 3.4-billion-euro offer (US$4.4 billion) to acquire Spanish fixed-line operator Jazztel.
The Argentine economy will grow 2.8 percent in 2015, the government said Monday, despite the recession gripping the country.
The world can save both financial and environmental costs by shifting toward a low-carbon economy over the next 15 years, a high-level panel said Tuesday ahead of a U.N. summit.
The U.S. space agency's program to detect and protect the Earth from incoming asteroids is poorly managed and far behind schedule, said a government audit report on Monday.
New Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Cat Stevens is taking the “Peace Train” back on the road.
Cable channel VH1 said Monday it's picking up a second season of its edgy reality series “Dating Naked,” in which hip young singles take it all off in their quest for true love.
Barcelona begin their Champions League campaign at home to Cypriot champions APOEL Nicosia on Wednesday in fine form having romped to the top of La Liga with three consecutive wins to give Luis Enrique a dream start to his reign.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems and to boost the number of beds needed to isolate and treat victims of the epidemic., 1 Comment