Ryanair strikes: Only 27 per cent of pilots backed action – will the strike go ahead?

Ryanair has called on Irish trade union Forsa to cancel the Irish pilots strike due to take place on Thursday 12 July, calling it “unnecessary.” They asked for the the union to meet with the airline to negotiate, pointing out that just 27 percent of Irish pilots balloted backed the strike. Ryanair use over 350 […]

Switzerland chooses gold bullion over paper wealth backed by US dollar

Another country is betting on physical gold. Switzerland’s pension fund has boosted its investments in bullion, switching from the paper-backed securities in US dollars. Read more “The Swiss government Pension System decided to change from paper gold in the amount of 700 million CHF into physical gold and store it in Switzerland. The 700 million […]

Arsene Wenger replacement: Massimiliano Allegri backed to become next Arsenal manager

That’s the verdict of former Gunners striker Kevin Campbell, who says the Italian has the tactical nous for the job. Arsene Wenger announced last month that he will leave Arsenal in the summer and that has sparked a search for a new manager. A whole host of big names have been tipped to succeed Wenger, […]

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Brennan backed by teammates

Video Brennan backed by teammates2:28 AFLW: Katie Brennan recieves a message of support from her grand final bound teammates. March 23rd 2018 2 minutes ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/AFL/ AFL Katie Brennan taking AFL to Human Rights Commision2:08 March 23rd 2018 3 hours ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/AFL/ Gaz confirms round one status0:48 March 23rd […]

Philippine’s Rodrigo Duterte slammed the International Criminal Court as backed by a bunch of ‘white idiots’

REUTERS/Erik De Castro Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte slammed the International Criminal Court, who are leading an investigation into his bloody war on drugs, as it is part of the “white idiots in the EU.” Duterte urged other nations to “get out” of their membership with the ICC because it is a “rude” organization.  The ICC began […]

Embattled Bancroft backed by Warner

CAMERON Bancroft last night sat down with David Warner for heart-to-heart advice on how to fight his way out of trouble and prove himself in Test cricket. Warner threw his support behind his embattled partner and implored Bancroft to transport himself back to the innings that earned him a baggy green in the first place. […]

Kalidou Koulibaly to Arsenal: Manchester United and Liverpool backed to hijack deal

Napoli centre-back Koulibaly has been linked with a summer move to Arsenal. The Senegal international has played an integral part in leading Napoli to the top of Serie A this season. Burley is aware Arsenal need to improve their defence but admits their Premier League rivals do also. And he reckons Koulibaly would prefer to […]

SCHUMER: I put ‘the wall’ on the table in my meeting with Trump, but he backed out of the deal

REUTERS/Yuri Gripas The federal government entered a partial shutdown at midnight. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said President Donald Trump agreed to a deal on immigration, healthcare, and spending levels during a White House meeting Friday but went back on the deal later in the day. According to Schumer, Democrats offered to give Trump funding […]

Venezuela wants to launch a cryptocurrency backed by oil reserves called the “petro”

AIZAR RALDES/AFP/Getty Images Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced the launch of a cryptocurrency called the “petro” backed by oil reserves.  Few specifics were given about the currency launch or how the struggling OPEC member would create the crytocurrency. Maduro said the petro will help Venezuela recover financially after the US imposed sanctions.  CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan […]