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BT's Gavin Patterson quits under shareholder pressure

BT's Gavin Patterson quits under shareholder pressure

Deutsche Telekom, BT's largest shareholder with a 12 per cent stake, has grown increasingly dissatisfied with Mr Patterson's performance over the past year, partly because of blunders like an accounting scandal in Italy, according to a person familiar with the situation.


Trump casts North Korea summit as 'one-time shot' for Kim

Trump casts North Korea summit as 'one-time shot' for Kim

A plane presumably carrying North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has arrived in Singapore ahead of Kim's summit Tuesday with President Donald Trump . Authorities imposed tight security around the summit venue and related luxury hotels - including installing extra pot plants outside Kim's expected accommodation to obstruct reporters' views.


Trump Won't Endorse G7 Statement, Slams Trudeau As 'Weak'

Trump Won't Endorse G7 Statement, Slams Trudeau As 'Weak'

Reps not to endorse the Communique as we look at Tariffs on automobiles flooding the U.S. Market!" he noted. At a news conference to close the summit of world leaders in Canada, Mr Trudeau said the people of his country would see the USA president's line on trade as "an insult" after a long history of cooperation between the countries.


KFC goes vegetarian with plans to test plant-based chicken

KFC goes vegetarian with plans to test plant-based chicken

KFC cooked up this combination to satisfy the U.K.'s new health guidelines, which challenge fast food restaurants to cut calories by 20 percent. LONDON-KFC says it's cooking up a new, healthier recipe, one that will be missing the restaurant chain's most famous ingredient: chicken.


Say Goodbye To IHOP & Hello To IHOB, Whatever That Is

Say Goodbye To IHOP & Hello To IHOB, Whatever That Is

IHOP - the International House of Pancakes - is changing its name on June 11th, and teases Twitter followers to try to guess what the new name will be. So, that means that for many Arabs, IHOP has always been known as IHOB. IHOP even shared a poll about what the new name could be. The change is supposed to take place Monday.



Trudeau, Trump continue fight on trade after Trump leaves G7

The news conference was followed by a series of tweets by Trump , who responded by calling Trudeau "meek" and "dishonest". Trump, who argues his tariffs are meant to protect USA industry and workers from unfair worldwide competition, told reporters he had suggested to the other G7 leaders that all trade barriers, including tariffs and subsidies, be eliminated.