ECB goes to WAR with Latvia: Euro chiefs freeze payments by top bank

THE EUROPEAN Central Bank has come down hard on Latvia’s third largest lender in the wake of allegations from money laundering accusations from US authorities. ECB bosses More...

Firms rise payouts as they start to recover from the effect of the weaker pound

UK companies cautiously raised shareholder payouts last year as firms started to recover from the effects of the weaker pound. Dividends grew just 3 per cent on a headline More...

BITCOIN NEWS: US giant says cryptocurrencies won’t spark financial meltdown… ‘for now’

BITCOIN, Ripple, Ethereum and the larger family of emerging cryptocurrencies will need regulation if they are going to have any major impact on the financial markets, according More...

Borneo's orangutans at risk of extinction after population decreases by 148,500 in 16 years

Partly due to deforestation and the rise of industrial plantations, Borneo’s orangutans are at risk of one day disappearing for good. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

Winners of $950M 'supercluster' competition include Saskatchewan protein and Atlantic Oceans clusters

The Trudeau government has unveiled the winners of a competition to form technology “superclusters” — a title that will guarantee the victors a piece of up to More...

Will Joe Biden run for president in 2020? Ex-VP won't rule it out

Former U.S. vice-president Joe Biden is tiptoeing toward a potential presidential run in 2020, even broaching the possibility More...

Trump vents frustration over Russia probe and rails against FBI

Venting his fury over the Russia investigation, U.S. President Donald Trump asserted that the Obama administration More...

Kripps, Kopacz secure 2-man bobsleigh gold for Canada

Pilot Justin Kripps and brakeman Alexander Kopacz clinched the Canadian duo’s first bobsleigh podium More...

Olympic wake-up call: Day 10 news you might have missed from the Winter Games

Here’s a quick recap of all the important Olympic news you might have missed overnight, and a look at what’s still..

Virtue, Moir shine in ice dance showdown with French duo

The ice dance at the 2018 Olympics has the hallmarks of a classic showdown written all over it. Legends Tessa Virtue..

Drug-resistant 'superbug gonorrhea' is emerging, WHO warns

Untreatable cases of “superbug gonorrhea” have occurred, the World Health Organization says, as More...

UN health agency's new chief to examine 'uproar over travel costs'

The new head of the World Health Organization said he is reviewing the agency’s travel expenses, after an Associated Press story..

Pink eye needs 'to run its course,' say ophthalmologists advising against antibiotics

Antibiotic eye drops are often prescribed for pink eye, but a new study warns that’s usually the wrong way to go...

Andrew Lloyd Webber: Musical maestro's journey back from despair

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Rink rescue: RCMP officer helps save Korean boy's life at Olympic hockey game

The biggest save of the Canada versus Czech Republic hockey game at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang didn’t necessarily happen on..