Britain’s back in favor for corporate deals despite Brexit

In its half-yearly report of business executives, consulting firm EY said Britain has rebounded to be the third most attractive destination for mergers and acquisitions, behind the U.S. and China. (Reuters)...

Donald Trump pressures Democrats on Obamacare to get border wall deal

Donald Trump wants money for the wall included in spending legislation that Congress must pass by Friday to keep the federal government operating through Sept. 30, when the 2017 fiscal year...

French vote for president in litmus test for Europe’s future

The current president, Socialist Francois Hollande, is not among them, having decided that his historic unpopularity would hurt his party’s cause. (Reuters) Amid heightened security, French voters began casting ballots for...

Unable to pay betting debts, man seeks help from PM Narendra Modi after being...

Video of a man seeking help from the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that he has been threatened for not paying the bookies after losing money in cricket betting, has prompted...

No pre-poll alliance with Goa Forward a mistake: Digvijaya Singh

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh. (PTI) Around one-and-a-half month after the Congress failed to grab the opportunity to form government in Goa, party leader Digvijaya Singh today said “not having a pre-poll...

Most places renamed by China have Dalai Lama, Tibet links: Expert

Bumla, the place where the Dalai Lama made his first stopover during his April 4-13 visit to Arunachal Pradesh, has also been renamed by the Chinese as Bumola.(Reuters) Most of the...

HDFC expects govt’s housing subsidy scheme to be game-changer

Under the scheme, the government provides interest subsidy up to 6.5 per cent to first time home buyer with household income up to Rs 1.5 lakh per month. (Reuters) HDFC, which...

MCD polls 2017: Voting begins for Delhi municipal elections

The verdict of the poll will have political ramifications beyond the capital’s borders and reshape the political equations here. (Representative Image: PTI) Voting began this morning for the Delhi municipal polls...

Sounders expect best effort from host L.A. Galaxy

LA Galaxy forward Gyasi Zardes wraps a hand over the shoulder of Sounders FC midfielder Cristian Roldan in the first half during a game between the Seattle Sounders FC and LA...

Sharks’ Brent Burns refocuses for critical Game 6 vs. Oilers

Sharks defenseman Brent Burns (88) checks Benoit Pouliot (67) of the Edmonton Oilers in Game 1 of the first round playoff series at Rogers Place on April 12. SAN JOSE —...