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High fliers can relax in new era of super-long journeys

There is, however, no room for hoi polloi. Singapore Airlines is the latest to enter the fray with a 9,535-mile flight from Singapore to NY. Singapore A...


Someone put the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain expansion on sale on Craigslist

He added: "It will reassure investors that Canada is a country that respects the rule of law and gets big, important things done". Notley held a jubilant ne...


Canadian Hacker Jailed for 5 Years Following Yahoo Breach

Even if Baratov did not participate in the actual hack of the Yahoo network that took place in 2014 , USA authorities charged him in March 2017 with the othe...


CIBC Simplii, hack, data breach

A screen grab of Simplii Financial's website. Online bank Simplii Financial is warning customers that "fraudsters" may have accessed personal and accoun...


Euro near multi-month low as Italian crisis deepens

Italy has been unable to assemble a coalition government since inconclusive elections in March, which saw the rise of anti-establishment parties that support ...


Oil Ministry approves futures trading of petrol and diesel

Earlier today, Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) reduced fuel prices by 1 paisa hours after erroneously announcing a cut of 60 paise. "A ONE paisa cut is not a...


Tesla in autopilot mode crashes into parked police cruiser in California

A Tesla vehicle in Autopilot mode collided with a parked police cruiser in California, authorities said. The driver suffered minor injuries, Laguna Beach ...


California Starts Pilot With Digital License Plates, What It’ll Cost You

Dealerships will charge $699 plus installation costs for the plates , which are made by California-based Reviver Auto. They come with a monthly fee for users...


U.S. to shorten length of some Chinese visas amid trade row

Trade Representative under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 to determine whether Beijing's trade practices may be "unreasonable or discriminatory" and that ...


JAB buys majority stake in Pret A Manger

The Financial Times, which first reported the deal, said the company was valued at €1.7 billion including debt. The company will give 1,000 pounds to each of it...


Oil prices fall as top three producers look to boost supplies

The correction is mainly due to Saudi and Russian Federation declaring their intent to increase oil supplies by some 1 million bpd as compensation to Venezuela'...


Europe plans ban on plastic cutlery, straws and more

It also wants to make plastic producers bear the cost of waste management and cleanup efforts, and it proposes that European Union states must collect 90% of si...


Starbucks to close over 8,000 stores today for anti-bias training

Employees will spend the rest of the four-hour session listening to diversity consultants from the Perception Institute, as well as reflecting on their own pers...


Tesla flies in six planes of robots in latest Model 3 push

The effectiveness of the update will be subject to further high-profile scrutiny, as Consumer Reports has said it would retest the Model 3 if the braking di...


Cheap petrol: Not a chance! Supermarkets raise fuel prices every day

Along with Delhi, prices in Mumbai and Chennai have already reached record levels. Breaching the previous high of Rs 76.06 per litre touched in New Delhi on...


European Union - Brussels proposes total ban of some plastic products

The EU is also planning a producer-funded, recycling scheme for plastics, similar to waste electronics or used tyres. "By reducing the amount of unnecessary pla...


Lightning strikes leave 1000 Midlands homes without power as thunderstorms roll in

The "mother of all thunderstorms" has seen spectacular lightning and torrential rain roll over London and parts of the South East. The Met Office has issu...


Federal Bureau of Investigation urges public to reboot home routers amid malware attack

The FBI has reminded the world it wants us to reboot our routers to try and help it identify VPNFilter-affected routers. "Any owner of small office and home ...


Opec and allies are said to have already cleared oil surplus

More than $3 billion in value was wiped from energy stocks on Monday as oil prices fell on news that OPEC intends to lift global production levels. He was e...


Ford denies funding party memberships and intimidating a candidate

The Ontario PC Party had previously announced that it will expand the sale of beer and wine into more grocery stores, convenience stores and big box stores. Pol...