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Eric Trump suggests his father ‘tunes out’ criticism as it can lead to depression, suicide

One of US President Donald Trump’s sons has suggested his father “tunes out” criticism as it would lead to depression and suicidal thoughts. During an interview on The Joe Pags Show, Eric Trump said “politics is the nastiest business I’ve ever seen”. “It’s the media, the mainstream media, who does not want him to succeed. It’s government who… Read More »

London attack: Macron and Turnbull lead world condemnation

French President Emmanuel Macron has led the global condemnation of Saturday’s terror attack in London which left seven people dead. Four French citizens were among the dozens of people injured in the attack. Mr Macron spoke by phone with UK Prime Minister Theresa May, and said France was “more than ever at Britain’s side”. Meanwhile, Australian PM Malcolm… Read More »

EU clears German plan for electric vehicle charging network

The European Commission said on Monday it had approved German plans for an infrastructure network for charging electric vehicles across the country. The plan, at a total cost of 300 million euros (255 million pounds) over four years, will require that the electricity comes from renewable energy sources, with contracts awarded through an open tender process. “Electric vehicles… Read More »

Prada 2016 revenue down 10 percent as Asia, Japan lead global decline

Italian fashion group Prada (1913.HK) reported a 10 percent drop in revenues on Monday as sales fell across all regions, including Japan and its top market Asia Pacific. Consolidated revenues in the financial year through January 2017 fell to 3.18 billion euros (3 billion pounds), down from 3.55 billion euros a year before. At constant exchange rates sales… Read More »

FTSE ends slightly higher, miners lead

Britain’s top shares index closed slightly higher on Wednesday, breaking a three-day losing run, as firmer mining stocks enabled the market to recover some ground. The blue-chip FTSE 100 index finished 0.12 percent firmer, near a one-month low but still up around 7 percent since the start of 2016. Miners were the best performers, with the UK mining… Read More »

Samsung Takes Lead From Apple in US Smartphone Market: Counterpoint

Samsung has taken the lead over Apple in the US smartphone market, according to the latest data by Counterpoint Research. It took Samsung 11 months to regain the top spot in the US market after losing it to rival Apple in April last year. According to the research firm, Samsung accounted for 28.8 percent smartphone sales in the… Read More »