US job openings fall to lowest level in five months

  US job openings slid to the lowest level in five months in July, marking the latest sign of how the once red-hot American labour market is cooling amid uncertainty stemming from the US-China trade war. The number of job openings declined to 7.22m i...
  • September 10, 2019
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Nissan looks to get back on track with leadership change

  For almost a year, Hiroto Saikawa defied gravity. Against expectations, Nissan’s chief executive survived the ousting of Carlos Ghosn, a damning corporate governance probe, accusations that he signed off falsified documents, a collapse in investor ...
  • September 10, 2019
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UK earnings growth speeds up to hit decade high

  The UK labour market showed resilience towards recent political uncertainty as wage growth accelerated to the fastest pace since mid-2008 and the unemployment rate dropped to a record low. In the three months to July, annual growth in average weekl...
  • September 10, 2019
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Stage set for Macron’s ‘second Act’

  Emmanuel Macron began his summer holiday at the Fort de Brégançon, the French presidential retreat near Toulon on the Mediterranean Sea, in an uncharacteristically humble and reflective mood. “I don’t think at all that the conditions which prompted...
  • September 10, 2019
  • 19 Views

Tuesday briefing: Bitter end as angry MPs are sent away

  Top story: Bercow condemns ‘act of executive fiat’ Hello, it’s Warren Murray doing this thing of ours. There have been extraordinary scenes of rancour and defiance accompanied by cries of “Shame” in the House of Commons overnight as the prorogation...
  • September 10, 2019
  • 21 Views

Kuwait’s economic reforms face domestic opposition

  When Kuwait’s ruling emir opened the parliamentary session last year, he urged lawmakers not to allow higher oil prices to hold back economic reforms needed “to protect future generations”. But changing the culture of entitlement is difficult for s...
  • September 10, 2019
  • 22 Views

Calif. bill to pay NCAA athletes takes another step

  A bill in California that would make it possible for college athletes to accept endorsement money moved one step closer to becoming law Monday evening. The California State Assembly voted 72-0 in favor of the proposed law known as the Fair Pay to P...
  • September 10, 2019
  • 17 Views

John Bercow to step down as Speaker of the House of Commons

  UK politics & policy Commons speaker John Bercow said he would quit in the event of MPs voting for a general election next month. Otherwise, he will stand aside on October 31, the day the UK is set to leave the European Union September 10, 2019...
  • September 10, 2019
  • 25 Views
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