Newcastle takeover: Premier League CEO Richard Masters breaks silence over Saudi-led deal

In response, a source close to the Saudi-led consortium told Sky Sports News later on Friday the group provided written assurances from the highest possible government department, notably the Saudi Royal Court, that the Kingdom would have no influence over the running of Newcastle United.

8 lakh Indians may have to leave as Kuwait approves a draft expat quota bill: Report

The bill will now be transferred to the respective committee so that a comprehensive plan is created. It proposes similar quotas for other nationalities. Kuwait is a top source of remittances for India. In 2018, India received nearly USD 4.8 billion from Kuwait as remittances.

Who pays for these families to live in Victorian squalor? British taxpayers

From day one, Shaheda’s windows let in so much wind that the entire family would have to swaddle themselves in coats and jumpers – and even then “it would feel like winter inside”. Just before her youngest was born, she says she pleaded with Tando not to put the newborn through this. Her baby kept […]

As liquidity concerns abate, financial stability in focus

Yi Gang, governor of the People’s Bank of China, the central bank, said in an interview published earlier on Monday that the prudent monetary policy should be more flexible, with precise targets, to ensure a faster growth of M2 and the total social financing compared with last year. Monetary policy has multiple targets, including growth […]

Loans sharks can only be stopped with interest

READ MORE:Government’s loan shark bill lacks ‘fundamental’ interest rate caps, critics sayBusiness law revamp could have far-reaching consequencesMoola says 30-50 per cent interest cap would have killed payday lending marketGovernment to consider tightening business and consumer protections

Whoopi Goldberg 3.0: Sister Has a New Act

That new chapter includes a turn as a Broadway producer. This month brings the New York debut of Sister Act, a stage musical version of her hit 1992 film that features disco-dancing nuns and a giant mirror-covered madonna (the show was already a hit in London). And Goldberg has Broadway ambitions for a second musical […]

Success of ‘Secret Garden’ Continues to Grow

SBS Contents Hub said on Thursday that it has sold broadcasting rights for 13 countries so far, including Japan, China and Thailand, at record-high prices for a combined US$3.5 million. It also recently signed a contract with a U.S. website which will offer the series as video-on-demand.

CDC Director Says U.S. ‘Unprepared’ For Pandemic; Vaccine Delayed

Reuters reports some U.S. scientists are also working to develop a strain of the new coronavirus for use in human challenge trials of vaccines. These types of studies are controversial and involve intentionally exposing healthy volunteers to the virus after they have been vaccinated against it.

One in three Britons has come across an online scam since lockdown began – and those living with disabilities or long-term illnesses are targeted the most, survey suggests

Citizens Advice has seen a 19 per cent increase in the number of people visiting its website for advice on scams. The charity has also seen a surge in the number of phone calls from people concerned about bogus testing kits, vaccinations and government refunds (file photo)