Ireland will resist any attempt to strip it of its veto over European Union tax policy, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said on Thursday, after the European Commission's head suggested tax changes be made by "qualified majority".
Major trucking and logistics firms like XPO Logistics Inc, Daseke Inc and United Parcel Service Inc said capacity will shrink due to a rush of construction and repair shipments to big-box retailers and households across the storm-crippled U.S. Southeast, as analysts warned of higher shipping prices.
Austria's central bank chief Ewald Nowotny said on Thursday that the euro zone should not loosen its conditions for membership as it seeks to expand and should scrutinize candidate members' economies carefully.
After today’s Good Morning Britain aired, viewers have been criticising Diane Abbott for her use of the N-word, live on TV. On Twitter, many have decided it’s their right to chastise the MP, berating her for using such “foul language” on air at 7.20am.
There is a misconception that it doesn’t matter what a blind person’s partner looks like because they can’t see them. But that’s not the case. “I have to be attracted to someone,” a blind man has explained.
Switzerland's central bank tempered its view of the Swiss franc's overvaluation on Thursday although analysts said the language shift should not be seen as heralding a departure from its ultra-loose monetary policy.