Thursday, 21 November, 2019

Category: Business and Consumer Services


Christian Dior has become the latest foreign brand to apologise to China after it used a map that Beijing sees as misrepresenting its territory. The French luxury brand was criticised on Chinese social media after an employee reportedly used a Read more…


The government has dropped a plan to use strict age verification checks to stop under-18s viewing porn online. It said the policy, which was initially set to launch in April 2018, would “not be commencing” after repeated delays, and fears Read more…


The International Monetary Fund has warned that risks to global financial stability remain high. In its latest economic assessments, the IMF says lower interest rates are encouraging financial risk-taking. It also says leading economies should be prepared for co-ordinated use Read more…


Tesla has been given the green light to start manufacturing its cars in China. The electric carmaker, which is run by billionaire Elon Musk, is building a $2bn (£1.5bn) factory in the eastern city of Shanghai. Tesla plans to build Read more…


The pound has soared after a Brexit deal was agreed between UK and EU negotiating teams. Sterling surged more than 1% against the dollar, climbing above $1.29, after Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the UK and EU had agreed a Read more…