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Italy’s Five Star Movement calls for June election in bid to resolve coalition deadlock

The leader of Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star (M5S) party (Cinque Stelle) has called for a fresh election in June to resolve who will govern...

EU states vote to ban bee-harming pesticides

A committee of European Union member countries representatives have backed a proposal for a near-total ban of three bee-killing neonicotinoid insecticides which a scientific...

Mastercard seeks ‘Fast Track’ way to sync Blockchain data

Payments giant Mastercard wants to patent a way to quickly add new nodes to a blockchain network, new filings reveal. In an invention patent application published Thursday...

Greece is back on EU agenda as third bailout deadline looms

Greece is back on the European agenda as the country rushes to end its third bailout program in August. The Greek finance chief is due...

Farsons marks the delivery of its first beer to Qormi, 90 years ago

Photo: (from left) Qormi Mayor Jesmond Aquilina and Farsons Group Chairman Louis A Farrugia celebrating Farsons’ first beer delivery to Qormi 90 years ago...

Saudi Aramco appoints first woman to the board

State run Saudi Aramco, the world’s top oil company, said on Sunday it has appointed five new members to its board including a female...

France: Europe doesn’t have to be collateral damage in a US China trade dispute

There is no reason why the European Union should suffer from a trade was between the United States and China, France’s finance minister said...

Apple to Start Tax Payments to Ireland

The following post by Mateo Jarrin was published on 27 April on http://www.taxlinked.net  and can be viewed in full here American tech giant Apple will start paying Ireland...

Dubai’s biggest bank goes live with cheque blockchain project

Cheque Chain aims to cut cheque-related fraud, says Emirates NBD Emirates NBD, Dubai’s biggest bank, has become the first to successfully go live at scale...

Norway: $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund which is world’s biggest suffers first-quarter losses

Norway’s sovereign wealth fund has reported first-quarter losses on its investments, citing falling stock markets. The state fund’s return was minus 1.5 percent, lagging the...

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