London strengthens grip on currencies market, BIS survey shows

  London has strengthened its grip as the global centre for the vast foreign exchange and derivatives markets, pulling away from New York and shrugging off fears that Brexit would dent its dominance. A triennial survey by the Bank for International S...
  • September 16, 2019
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Red card rush? World Cup refs to crack down on high tackles

  Tokyo – Rugby World Cup referees’ boss Alain Rolland warned that officials would be more rigorous than ever in penalising high tackles in Japan, shrugging off concerns that a rush of red cards could affect the tournament. Rolland said o...
  • September 16, 2019
  • 32 Views

China lures Solomon Islands away from Taiwan

  China has poached Taiwan’s largest remaining diplomatic ally in the Pacific after the Solomon Islands government switched its allegiance to Beijing. On Monday night the Taiwanese government confirmed that it had lost a long drawn-out battle for rec...
  • September 16, 2019
  • 29 Views

Northern Ireland pins its hopes on a Brexit deal

  Looking after his cattle on picturesque land about 20 miles north of the Irish border, Charlie Weir expressed regret at voting Leave in the 2016 Brexit referendum. Deeply worried that a no-deal Brexit on October 31 could decimate his dairy farm in ...
  • September 16, 2019
  • 24 Views

Binotto confirms that Verstappen will not be Leclerc

  Mattia Binotto has ruled out signing Max Verstappen to be Charles Leclerc’s future teammate at Ferrari. With quadruple world champion Sebastian Vettel struggling at present, many see youngster Leclerc as the obvious new number 1 at the famous...
  • September 16, 2019
  • 32 Views
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