Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting
Consumer goods giant Unilever on Monday said it would press on with a bid for the consumer health care unit owned by pharmaceutical groups GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer after an offer of £50 billion ($68 billion) was refused.
Google has changed its white noise, users have complained – and it has left children unable to sleep and adults confused. The Google Assistant inside products like its small Home speakers offers a range of different ambient sounds, aimed at relaxing, sleeping or other users. One of those is white noise, which users can ask to play if they want help with concentrating or drifting off.
Jobs site CV-Library said its survey found that lawyers, teachers and new graduates were those most disappointed with their salaries.
The controversial publisher of the smash-hit Call of Duty video game series is being bought by Microsoft in a record $69bn (£51bn) deal.
China may triple electricity generation to supply 60% of the country's total energy under Beijing's carbon-neutral goal by 2060, up from the current 23%, Royal Dutch Shell said on Monday. Shell is one of the largest global investors in China's energy sector, with business covering gas production, petrochemicals and a retail fuel network. A leading supplier of liquefied natural gas, it has recently expanded into low-carbon business such as hydrogen power and electric vehicle charging.
The Swiss bank reportedly discovered that Horta-Osório had broken UK quarantine laws in the summer to attend the Wimbledon tennis tournament.
Aldi has narrowly pipped rival Lidl to be named cheapest supermarket of the year by Which?
In his book Reality+ David Chalmers says the material world may lose its allure as VR technology advances
BRUSSELS (Reuters) -More than 2 billion euros of European Union funding to help businesses save energy contributed little to climate change targets and in some cases funded investments that would have happened anyway, auditors said on Monday. The EU regards curbing energy use as essential to meeting goals to cut greenhouse gas emissions, and record high gas and power prices in recent months have increased the focus on measures to save energy. But so far, EU funding to support energy savings for businesses has not been effective, the European Court of Auditors said in a report.
The online retailer had intended to introduce the changes from Wednesday, having warned customers that the card company’s fees were too high.
Our writer is applying the investing wisdom of Warren Buffett to his own portfolio. Here are five lessons he hopes will help him in 2022 -- and beyond. The post How I’m following Warren Buffett in 2022 appeared first on The Motley Fool UK.
The FTSE 100 has many income opportunities, but which dividend stocks are the best to buy in 2022? Zaven Boyrazian explores his top picks. The post 9% dividend yields! 2 FTSE 100 stocks to buy in 2022 appeared first on The Motley Fool UK.
I think the prospects for these two companies means they’re top shares to buy in 2022. The valuations also look good too. The post 2 cheap shares to buy for 2022 appeared first on The Motley Fool UK.
(Reuters) -European shares closed at a one-week low on Tuesday, with tech stocks losing the most as a rise in short-term U.S. Treasury yields reflected increased expectations for an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve as soon as March. Tech stocks declined 2.2%, the most among their peers, as they resumed a losing spree that began at the start of the year. Two-year Treasury yields , which track short-term rate expectations in the United States, crossed 1% for the first time since February 2020.
UK households could be hit with a double whammy of soaring energy bills in April and October
The abrupt move comes less than a year after Horta-Osorio was brought in to clean up the bank's corporate culture marred by its involvement with collapsed investment firm Archegos and insolvent supply chain finance firm Greensill Capital. An independent report https://www.reuters.com/business/finance/credit-suisse-posts-78-q2-net-profit-decline-2021-07-29 into the incident slammed the bank's conduct, saying its losses were the result of a fundamental failure of management and control at its investment bank, and its prime brokerage division in particular.
The potential tie-up would be one of the biggest takeovers in UK history.
BP, Shell and utility Iberdrola were among the winners of seabed rights to develop Scottish offshore wind projects, in an auction which raised nearly 700 million pounds ($958 million) for public spending. Competition for offshore wind sites has intensified as governments and investors have woken up to the urgency of cutting carbon emissions, with oil majors making high bids. Crown Estate Scotland, which manages the Scottish seabed, said on Monday that proceeds from the first such leasing deal in around a decade will go to the devolved Scottish government.
Energy bills are predicted to soar by around 50% for many households in April.
LONDON (Reuters) -The British pound's early gains evaporated on Monday and it turned lower, away from a 2-1/2 month high, as investors consolidated bets ahead of a Bank of England meeting next month where it is widely expected to raise interest rates. Recent data has raised expectations the British economy is rebounding strongly from the pandemic. Money markets are fully pricing in one rate hike by next month and one full percentage point increase in interest rates by the end of 2022.