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Africa’s rapid population growth puts poverty progress at risk, says Gates

LONDON (Reuters) – Rapid population growth in some of Africa’s poorest countries could put at risk future progress towards reducing global poverty and improving...

Who are the fattest in Europe? Which countries are the most overweight and obese and where do Britain and the UK rank globally?

A NEW report has once again highlighted the problem of obesity in the United Kingdom. According to the World Health Organisation, we rank third in the European obesity...

Oil Rises More Than 2 Percent As Us Sanctions On Iran Squeeze Supply

NEW YORK – Oil prices rose more than 2 percent on Tuesday as U.S. sanctions squeezed Iranian crude exports, tightening global supply despite efforts by Washington...

Shares Gain With Us Lifted By Tech And Energy Trade Woes Hurt Emerging Markets

NEW YORK – A broad index of world stock markets posted gains for a second straight day, as investors swooned over U.S. technology and energy stocks even as a trade...

Us-china Trade Dispute Weighs On Equity Markets

NEW YORK – A broad index of world stock markets edged lower on Tuesday as it struggled to maintain momentum amid lingering concerns over a trade dispute between...

Ten Years After Lehman Spotting The Next Crisis Mcgeever

LONDON – As financial market participants reflect on the 10th anniversary of Lehman Brothers’ collapse, the consensus is there will be no repeat of the...

World Stocks Hit By Trade Strain Brexit Talk Supports Sterling

LONDON – World stocks slipped back towards three-week lows on Tuesday, on ongoing concerns over the trade dispute between Washington and Beijing, while the pound...

Brexit Cheer Provides Relief As World Stocks Hit By Trade Strain

LONDON – Hopes of a UK-EU deal over Brexit kept the British pound near five-week highs on Tuesday, helping lighten the mood in Europe even though the ongoing trade...

Asia Shares Hobbled By Trade Strain Pound Up On Brexit Talk

SYDNEY – Asian shares were struggling to avoid a ninth straight session of losses on Tuesday as the specter of a further escalation in the Sino-U.S. trade war...

Asia Shares Cant Shake Trade Stress Pound Up On Brexit Talk

SYDNEY – Asian shares were struggling to avoid a ninth straight session of losses on Tuesday as the spectre of a Sino-U.S. trade war haunted investors, while the...