Brexit news: Bookings of holiday cottages in England and Wales BOOM due to ‘uncertainty'

Brexit appears to be boosting the UK holiday cottages industry. Uncertainty over Brexit is fuelling a marked increase in bookings of UK self catering cottages according to Original Cottages. The company is a hub of nearly 5,000 holiday lets across England and Wales. It claims demand for Original Cottages properties is not just for the […]

Oil-based economy? Russia’s non-energy exports go boom

Volume of non-resource shipments from Russia is going to set a new record by the end of the current year, hitting $ 147 billion, Andrey Slepnev, Chief Executive of the Russian Export Center said on Friday. The figure is compared to the previous record that was fixed in 2013, when the country’s non-energy exports reached […]

Congress just quietly passed a law that could spark a boom for the $1 billion marijuana-linked CBD industry

Shutterstock The US Farm Bill passed on Wednesday legalizes hemp, a plant that’s roughly identical to marijuana and is a key source of highly touted wellness ingredient CBD. The bill defines hemp as an agricultural product for the first time and amends a major drug law that hadn’t been altered in 50 years. Experts said the […]

Delly’s prediction for Aussie NBA boom

MATTHEW Dellavedova believes Australian basketball is on the cusp of a golden era with a record 11 players on NBA rosters this season. With Victoria’s Mitch Creek signing a non-guaranteed deal with the Brooklyn Nets, a mammoth Australian contingent will feature in the upcoming NBA season – headlined by Philadelphia 76ers superstar Ben Simmons. Former […]

GOLDMAN SACHS: Chinese tech giants are dominating North America in VC funding for the first time, and it could be the start of an unprecedented boom (BABA, BIDU, JD)

Chinese companies outpaced their American counterparts in venture-capital funding for the first time during the second quarter, according to Goldman Sachs. Tech giants and Softbank contributed the most to this milestone. According to Goldman’s analysts, Chinese tech giants including Alibaba and Baidu are creating ecosystems with unprecedented influence to develop new technologies and business models.  Watch […]

‘The sky was falling’: Perth residents shocked by BOOM of ‘bloody huge’ meteor (VIDEO)

A “bloody huge” meteor that sounded like a “plane crashing” and made dogs go “psycho” dazzled onlookers as it streaked across the Perth night sky on Tuesday. Scientists say it most likely hit Earth. Firefighters received numerous calls at around 7:40 pm, on Tuesday, from frantic locals who had caught a glimpse of the fireball. […]

Will the court ruling against Monsanto open floodgates to more lawsuits? RT’s Boom Bust takes a look

Published time: 14 Aug, 2018 14:47 A California jury has ordered Monsanto to pay $ 289 million to a man who alleged the company’s glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, caused his cancer. RT’s Boom Bust discusses possible future lawsuits against the GMO giant. In other news, Russia has sold off nearly all of its holdings of […]