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Tuesday, February 19, 2019
By Rafiga Mammadzadeh in Istanbul: “Out of 167 well-known water brands that have been tested in the "Packaged Water Report" study prepared by the Health and Food Security Movement, 107 have been found to have no international standards, and 58...
Brent crude oil slumped to below $70 on Friday, its lowest level since 2010, after OPEC decided not to cut oil production. Venezuela's Foreign Minister said the group had worse cases to handle, adding that the current slump has...
A de-dollarization plan for Russia's economy has been prepared and submitted to the government, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said Thursday. "We will be creating a preferential treatment, encouraging our participants in foreign economic activities to use our national currency," Siluanov,...
By David Milliken | LONDON LONDON British consumers are downbeat about the economy's prospects next year, when higher inflation is likely to erode their spending power, a major survey showed on Thursday, despite signs that growth has remained robust...
Motor insurance is a "highly dysfunctional market" in which firms' pursuit of profit has led to higher prices for consumers, a report by MPs has said. In some cases, business practices have not been in the consumer interest and have...
A British man and his American wife have been handed prison terms on charges of illegally trading in the personal details of Chinese citizens after they testified that they bought such information to help companies combat fraud. Peter Humphrey and...
(London Post)      Europe's banks are grappling with a combination of tighter regulation and a weak economic climate. Their shares have been pummeled, prompting managers to call on central banks to intervene. "It's not a great time to be...
British gas distribution business Cadent has agreed to refund 54 million pounds of price control allowances to regulator Ofgem because the company will no longer be making some investments in its central London gas network. Cadent, formerly National Grid Gas...
LONDON (Reuters) - The government launched a review on how best to reduce long-term energy bills for households and business on Sunday, prompted in part by concern that high electricity costs could damage industrial competitiveness. The government said it was...
(By Dr Shahid Qureshi in Turkey) : Turkish military intelligence toppled the coup and restored the order. A Turkish F-16 jet shot down the plotters helicopter which was shooting at the presidential palace. A senior journalist confirmed that President, Prime...

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