Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is paying $1.1 billion (£850 million) to settle two claims it mis-sold "toxic" mortgage security products to US credit unions in the US in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis. RBS' US subsidiary soldShow More Summary
How to Calculate VAT in PHP for any EU Country By Dave Smith As you may know, VAT is a tax used in European Union countries. It is added to the price of products and services, but the actual percentage of the tax varies from countryShow More Summary
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) has opened a new Prostate Cancer Genetics Clinic at their South Lake Union campus in Seattle. The specialty clinic will serve patients with prostate cancer that has spread beyond the prostate (metastatic)...Show More Summary
Image: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, left, gives his running mate, Indiana Governor Mike Pence, a thumbs up after Pence addressed the Republican National Convention. Author: A. Shaker/VOA. Public Domain I watch the polls...Show More Summary
This Sunday's New York Times Book Review contains a critical review of Imagine by Christopher Chabris, a psychology professor at Union College and co-author of The Invisible Gorilla. I enjoyed his book, so I was disappointed to learn he didn't enjoy mine. Show More Summary
Marketers laud Ford and the United Auto Workers union for responding to Trump via Twitter
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Efforts to protect millions of people fleeing violence and rights abuses could be jeopardized if Britain's exit from the European Union triggers a decline in funding for charities, a move many expect, a report on Wednesday showed.
The union that recently organized workers at Donald Trump’s Las Vegas hotel announced Tuesday that it was launching a formal boycott of the Republican nominee’s properties around the country. The Culinary Workers Union, a powerful player...Show More Summary
(Reuters) - French presidential candidate Nicolas Sarkozy said on Tuesday he would offer Britain a chance to reverse its Brexit vote by negotiating a new treaty for the European Union with Germany, if he wins presidency in 2017, the Financial Times reported.
Britain's exit from the European Union — Brexit — could undo all the progress it has made becoming one of the world's most competitive countries, according to the World Economic Forum. Every year the WEF's benchmark Global Competitiveness...Show More Summary
Auto marketing experts lauded Ford Motor and the United Auto Workers union Tuesday for taking to Twitter to immediately rebut the assertions of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump about jobs going to Mexico.
Musk says creating the rockets that will get us to the Red Planet is "like building the Union Pacific Railroad." But what happens when we get there?
Major cargo shippers and the union representing dockworkers at 29 U.S. West Coast ports have agreed to talks on a possible extension of their current contract, which is set to expire in mid-2019, the two sides said in a joint statement on Tuesday.
CHASKA, Minnesota, Sept 27 (Reuters) - As part of Europe captain Darren Clarke's emphasis on 'shoulder to shoulder' unity at this week's Ryder Cup, he has asked former Ireland rugby union great Paul O'Connell to address his team on Tuesday.
In June of this year, as Britain approached its referendum on whether to leave the European Union, Jo Cox, a Labour Party Member of Parliament, was brutally murdered on the streets of Birstall, West Yorkshire. As her assailant murdered...Show More Summary
It looks like the prospect of getting a partial payback for its investment could have hastened the deal reached between General Motors Canada and its autoworkers’ union. The automaker could have up to 40 percent of the money invested...Show More Summary
Money also flowed from the pro-Clinton Priorities USA Action, which helped out with $1.5 million.
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Representatives of the Quartet — United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, United States Secretary of State John Kerry and European Union High Representative for Common Foreign and Security Policy Federica Mogherini — met in New York on 23 September. Show More Summary
Lord Mandelson believes that prime minister Theresa May's cabinet is at all-out war over plans for leaving the European Union. Mandelson, the former business secretary who played a key role in creating New Labour alongside Tony Blair,...Show More Summary