Italy’s populist government is failing its first big test over the Genoa tragedy | John Hooper

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Genoa bridge collapse Italy’s populist government is failing its first big test over the Genoa tragedy John Hooper Why did the Morandi bridge collapse? The clues lie in divisions within the populist coalition of Five Star and the League A lorry that managed Läs mer…

Smartphone-only bank Monzo eyes billion-pound valuation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Banking London-based bank set to become fintech ‘unicorn’ after lining up $150m of funding Monzo launched with a pink prepaid debit card. Photograph: Monzo Monzo, a digital bank popular with millennials, is set to become one of the UK’s technology “unicorns” after lining up Läs mer…

Turkish lira volatile as US warns of more sanctions – business live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Turkish currency bucks Thursday’s trend by weakening to 5.86 to the dollar before recovering LIVE Updated People line up at a currency exchange shop in Istanbul. Investors have been pulling out of Turkey’s markets, sending its stock market and currency plunging. Photograph: Lefteris Pitarakis/AP Läs mer…

How TripAdvisor changed travel

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The long read How TripAdvisor changed travel Photograph: Getty/Guardian Design The world’s biggest travel site has turned the industry upside down – but now it is struggling to deal with the same kinds of problems that are vexing other tech giants like Facebook, Google Läs mer…

Turkey buys time before day of IMF reckoning

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Nils Pratley on finance Turkey Turkey buys time before day of IMF reckoning Nils Pratley Main elements of crisis remain unaddressed, with eventual bailout most probable outcome Turkey has increased banking liquidity, unveiled a $15bn Qatari lifeline and, through its finance minister, Berat Albayrak, Läs mer…

Cooper Car Company site honoured with blue plaque

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; UK news Cooper Car Company site honoured with blue plaque English Heritage pays tribute to Surrey-based firm which made the Mini-Cooper The Mini-Cooper became a symbol of British popular culture when given a starring role in The Italian Job. Photograph: Allstar/Paramount A small factory Läs mer…

There’s no need for New Zealand-style xenophobia to curb UK house prices | Guy Shrubsole

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Housing There’s no need for New Zealand-style xenophobia to curb UK house prices Guy Shrubsole To get to the root of our housing crisis let’s look closer to home rather than scapegoating foreign owners ‘The New Zealand government’s ban on overseas nationals buying Läs mer…

Turkish financial crisis: Lira recovers as Ankara tries to calm markets – live updates

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; All the day’s economic and financial news, including the latest on the Turkish currency crisis that has spooked investors Introduction: Turkish finance minister faces credibility test Berat Albayrak to speak to investors this afternoon Conference call at 2pm BST/4pm TRT Profile: Berat Albayrak: the Läs mer…

Rail travellers in Yorkshire and London hit by major disruption

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Rail transport Delays after tractor damages track in Yorkshire and damage to overhead wires in London Northern rail services between Leeds and Doncaster were suspended while only part of its route between Leeds and Sheffield was operational. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian Rail Läs mer…

China to send delegation for US talks to avert trade war

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Chinese economy New round of talks to take place in Washington ahead of threatened $200bn worth of tariffs on Chinese goods US tariffs aim to pressure American firms to relocate production back home Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images A Chinese trade delegation will visit the Läs mer…

Elizabeth Warren unveils bold new plan to reshape American capitalism

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elizabeth Warren Accountable Capitalism Act would bring about ‘fundamental change’, redistribute wealth and give more power to workers Elizabeth Warren: ‘The obsession with maximizing shareholder returns effectively means America’s biggest companies have dedicated themselves to making the rich even richer.’ Photograph: Charles Krupa/AP Elizabeth Läs mer…

Elon Musk's tweets investigated for possibly breaking law: reports

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Tesla SEC is reportedly investigating whether the Tesla CEO’s tweets about going private may have violated US securities law On Monday Elon Musk attempted to justify his decision to tweet about taking the company private. Photograph: Toru Hanai/Reuters The US’s top financial watchdog has Läs mer…

Turkish lira rallies as Ankara increases tariffs on US imports

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Stock markets ‘US is an important trading partner but not our only partner,’ says trade minister The Turkish lira continued its recovery on Wednesday. Photograph: Lefteris Pitarakis/AP The lira continued its recovery against the dollar on Wednesday as Turkey increased tariffs on US goods Läs mer…

Turkish lira crisis: Turkey raises tariffs on US goods – business live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; All the day’s economy and financial news, as Ankara hikes the tariffs on US rice, spirits and cars Turkey hits US with new tariffs Turkey: We’re responding to US attacks Lira rallies, as Turkish regulators tighten swap rules LIVE Updated A currency exchange shop Läs mer…

Oil firms use secretive court hearing in bid to stop Vietnam taxing their profits

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Private sector ConocoPhillips and Perenco try to stop £140m levy from sale of oilfields in key case for tax avoidance by multinationals The headquarters of ConocoPhillips in Houston, Texas. Photograph: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images Two multinational oil companies have launched a pre-emptive legal strike, Läs mer…