Axed: Ex-Socceroo leaves 5th A-League club after just six months

Former Socceroos attacking midfielder Mitch Nichols has parted ways with the Wellington Phoenix, his fifth A-League club. The club said the 29-year-old leaves immediately after his contract was “mutually terminated”. Nichols has struggled to make an impact since joining the Phoenix on a two-year deal in the off-season, seeking a fresh start after a turbulent […]

MPs produce legislation for holding a Brexit referendum in the next few months

REUTERS/Simon Dawson Cross-party group of MPs publish draft legislation for holding a Brexit referendum before the end of May. MPs from the Conservatives, Labour and other parties unveil two draft bills designed for holding a referendum on Theresa May’s Brexit deal in the next few months. Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable said it shows […]

Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ for Israel & Palestine delayed by several months – ambassador

The much-awaited proposal by the Trump administration on ending the decades-long stalemate between Israel and Palestine is still in the works and won’t be released for another several months, US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman told Jewish media on Sunday. The plan, touted by the US President as a “deal of the century” was supposed […]

Bill Gates says a deadly flu epidemic is one of the biggest threats to humanity. It could kill nearly 33 million people in 6 months.

JP Yim / Getty Bill Gates released his annual “What I learned at work this year” letter, which reflects on the issues of the past year and predicts what may happen in the upcoming 12 months.  In his 2018 edition, the Microsoft founder shared what he believes will be the next epidemic: the flu.  “If […]

Oil prices slide to lowest point in 18 months after US Fed raises rates

Oil prices slumped on Friday with the Brent crude benchmark falling to the lowest point in 18 months – below $ 53 per barrel. It comes after the US Federal Reserve hiked interest rates, spooking the market. US crude benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) fell nearly 1 percent to $ 45.32 a barrel, also marking […]

EU extends anti-Russian sanctions for another 6 months

The EU’s economic sanctions against Russia will be prolonged for another half-a-year, European Council President Donald Tusk has announced on Twitter. The decision was made “unanimously” by the member states during an EU summit in Brussels. The restrictions were extended “given zero progress in implementation of the Minsk agreements” between Kiev and the self-proclaimed republics […]

These were the biggest developments in the global fintech ecosystem over the last 12 months

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence,  Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Business Insider Intelligence In recent years, we’ve seen a ballooning of activity in fintech — an expansive term applied to technology-driven disruptions in financial services. And 2018 has been […]

AA Adds Two More Partners for Online Booking, Doubling Number in Under 3 Months

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