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BC election brings unwelcome uncertainty for business as Greens hold balance

To address this, I made a short list of what's next for the BC Liberals, for this province, and why I'm more optimistic than most about the concessions, if any, the Liberals will make to the Green Party. No matter how diplomatic Weaver can be, this is not a relationship that can work for long. Also that year, preliminary results put Liberal Wally Oppal ahead by three votes in Delta South before the final count revealed Independent Vicki Huntington had won.



US Congressman Urges Arctic Council to Engage All Members in Tackling Challenges

On May 11, Tillerson added his signature to a document endorsed by seven nations bordering the Arctic during a council meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska. "But we're not going to rush", Tillerson said. Tillerson, the former chief executive of Exxon, is among those who have argued that the USA should keep its commitment.


Syria: Rebels storm out as 'safe zones' plan signed

Syria: Rebels storm out as 'safe zones' plan signed

The rebel commander said the general level of violence was reduced, but added: "Regime attempts (to advance) in the Hama countryside continue". The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which has activists on the ground across the country, said the government's helicopter gunships dropped at least 10 barrel bombs on the rebel-held Latamneh area and its surroundings in central Syria where fighting was reported between rebels and troops.


Benzema's great escape puts Madrid in Champions League final

Benzema's great escape puts Madrid in Champions League final

For Griezmann, who missed a penalty in the Champions League final vs. Coach Zinedine Zidane and his coaching staff will have two weeks to prepare for the Champions League Final, as the match against Malaga is scheduled for Sunday, May 21st and the match in Cardiff will be played on June 3rd.


'Wages won't keep up:' UK central bank says inflation biting

'Wages won't keep up:' UK central bank says inflation biting

The central bank said that "the projected overshoot entirely reflects" the GBP depreciation and that "although domestically generated inflation had been rising, it was now below the level broadly consistent with the inflation target". Together with the Bank's trimmed United Kingdom growth forecast and a release of weak industrial output data, that helped pull the pound below $1.28.