BUENOS AIRES/SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Uber’s fastest-growing market in the world is now Argentina, company executives say, attributing the expansion to the nation’s sudden economic unraveling, which has boosted unemployment and sliced the purchasing power of Argentines. Uber’s logo is displayed on a mobile phone in London, Britain, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay Twenty percent
(Reuters) – La Liga’s plan to host a game in the United States suffered another blow on Monday when the Spanish Football Players’ Association (AFE) announced they were against the idea. Javier Tebas Medrano, La Liga President, gestures during the Dubai International Sports Conference in Dubai, UAE December 27, 2017. REUTERS/Satish Kumar The league’s ambition
MUMBAI (Reuters) – Facebook Inc has named Ajit Mohan into the newly created role of managing director of its Indian operations, the social media giant said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: People are silhouetted as they pose with mobile devices in front of a screen projected with a Facebook logo, in this picture illustration October 29,
BUDAPEST (Reuters) – U.S. billionaire George Soros’s Open Society Foundations (OSF) said on Monday it would challenge at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg Hungarian laws that make it a crime to help asylum-seekers. FILE PHOTO: The headquarters of George Soros’ Open Society Foundations (OSF) is seen in Budapest, Hungary, April 20, 2018.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday defended Britain’s Brexit plan, saying her government had “put forward a credible proposal” to exit the European Union. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May arrives to make a statement on Brexit negotiations with the European Union at Number 10 Downing Street, London September 21, 2018 .
NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India has vowed to stand firm on a multi-billion dollar deal to buy warplanes from France’s Dassault Aviation, as the opposition Congress party called on Monday for an inquiry into allegations of wrongdoing. FILE PHOTO: A Dassault Rafale fighter takes part in flying display during the 52nd Paris Air Show at
LONDON (Reuters) – European stock markets traded in negative territory on Monday as fears of an escalating trade row between the United States and China spread from Asian markets, while oil rallied after OPEC ignored U.S. calls to raise global supply. The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City of London, Britain,
LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May will eventually decide to abandon her strategy for maintaining close trade ties with the European Union because it lacks support, a leading eurosceptic lawmaker in her Conservative Party said on Monday. Leading Conservative Party Brexiter Jacob Rees-Mogg attend the presentation of their trade plan for a post-Brexit
(Reuters) – The sleek Juul electronic cigarettes have become a phenomenon at U.S. high schools, vexing educators and drawing regulatory scrutiny over their sweet flavors and high nicotine content. An electronic cigarette device made by JUUL (R) is shown next to other similar devices (L to R) Vuse Alto, Suorin ishare and myblu in this
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union sued Poland on Monday in the EU’s highest court over its ruling party’s changes to the judiciary, which the bloc believes violates the independence of the courts. FILE PHOTO: General view of Supreme Court in Warsaw, Poland September 13, 2018. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel “The European Commission maintains that the Polish
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Swedish truckmaker AB Volvo has stopped assembling trucks in Iran because U.S. sanctions are preventing it from being paid, a spokesman for the company said on Monday. FILE PHOTO – The logo of Swedish truck maker Volvo is pictured at the IAA truck show in Hanover, September 22, 2016. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer The
LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May’s senior ministerial team remains fully behind her Brexit proposals, her spokesman said on Monday, after her plans were savaged by European Union leaders at a summit last week. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement on Brexit negotiations with the European Union at Number 10 Downing
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Sony Corp (6758.T) will know by Oct. 26 whether EU antitrust regulators will wave through its $2.3 billion offer for control of EMI to become the world’s largest music publisher, according to a filing on the European Commission website on Monday. FILE PHOTO – Sony Corp’s logo is seen at its news
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) – Bill Cosby’s downfall from “America’s Dad” to convicted felon will reach its final chapter in a Pennsylvania courtroom on Monday, when a judge will begin deciding whether to sentence the 80-year-old comedian to prison for sexual assault. FILE PHOTO: Actor and comedian Bill Cosby arrives for deliberations at his sexual assault
LONDON (Reuters) – The World Anti-Doping Agency president Craig Reedie is offended by allegations that WADA put money above clean sport while reinstating Russia’s anti-doping agency (RUSADA), and said the move was only aimed at achieving Russian compliance. President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Craig Reedie gestures during an interview with Reuters at the
DUBAI (Reuters) – United Arab Emirates-based ride-hailing app Careem has acquired Commut, the Hyderabad-based mass transportation app, marking its entry into India, the firm said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: An employee shows the logo of ride-hailing company Careem on his mobile in his office in the West Bank city of Ramallah July 17, 2017. REUTERS/Mohamad