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Hindu Groups In UK Call For Withdrawing 'Non-Veg' 5-Pound Note

Hindu Groups In UK Call For Withdrawing 'Non-Veg' 5-Pound Note

Bank of England governor Mark Carney poses with a new polymer five pound note at Whitecross Street Market on September 13, 2016 in London , United Kingdom. The change.org page explains tallow is "unacceptable to millions of vegans, vegetarians, Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and others in the U.K". Vegans and some religious groups are angry because they contain animal products, but one of the inventors has called their protests "stupid".


Hurricane Otto weakens to Category 1 storm

Hurricane Otto weakens to Category 1 storm

Costa Rica has already declared a national emergency. Property is the second largest class with around a third of premiums. Otto was downgraded to a tropical storm late on Thursday but not before striking Central America at hurricane force, as an offshore quake also shook the region.


Renzi: If referendum fails, technical government is 'a risk'

Renzi: If referendum fails, technical government is 'a risk'

Eight separate Italian banks face the prospect of failure in the coming months should a "no" vote prevail in Sunday's nationwide referendum on constitutional reforms proposed by Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. Even if he is persuaded to lead a technocratic government, markets are likely to interpret the defeat as a sign that Rome is incapable of reform. Italian banks have already set aside reserves equal to 44.6 percent of all their bad debt, a higher "coverage ratio" than other countries with ...



SA narrowly avoids another junk status downgrade

S&P's local currency rating for South Africa is three notches above junk. Others said S&P could downgrade South Africa's local debt rating but keep the foreign rating at investment grade. "Ongoing continued tension and the potential for event risk could weigh on investor confidence and exchange rates, and potentially affect government policy direction", S&P added.


Gareth Southgate: Time And A Place For A Beer, Says England Manager

Gareth Southgate: Time And A Place For A Beer, Says England Manager

Rashford dropped down to the Under-21s, then managed by Southgate , when he was overlooked by Sam Allardyce for what turned out to be his only fixture in charge. "So it's a brilliant opportunity for me to get ideas from outside football". Southgate also revealed that there is no break clause in his contract that would allow the Football Association (FA) to jettison him should England disappoint at the World Cup in Russian Federation in 2018.



OPEC deal pushes oil to one-year high

Saudi Arabia undertook the largest cut, slashing output by 486,000 bpd and dropping its demand that Iran cut its output, in a deal that was seen as a victory for Tehran. Instead, they would probably shift funds to longer-term projects, she said. Oil markets went into reverse. To be more specific, the index grew all the way up to 19.013,12 points, thereby gaining some 0,3% relative to the close price of the previous trading session.