UK property demand is down 44% since the market-shattering mini budget: Zoopla

Estate agents’ “Sold” and “For Sale” signs outside homes in the Maida Vale area of ​​London, UK, on ​​Thursday 30th June 2022. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Demand for housing in the UK has almost halved after September’s government budget shocked financial markets and toppled the prime minister, research on Monday showed. The fiscal … Read more

Police crack down on European cocaine “super cartel”.

BRUSSELS — Law enforcement agencies in six different countries have joined forces to take down a “super cartel” of drug traffickers that controls about a third of Europe’s cocaine trade, the European Union crime organization said Monday. Europol said 49 suspects were arrested during the investigation. The latest series of raids in Europe and the … Read more

Retail sales are down for the first time this year

David Rumbens, partner at Deloitte Access Economics, says Black Friday retail sales are becoming increasingly popular as total retail sales fall for the first time this year. “Compared to a year ago, turnover has increased by twelve percent. Now you would normally think that is fantastic for retailers, but that is mainly a price increase. … Read more

Employees of Adidas expressed concern about Ye’s behavior for years, the report said

Gilbert Carrasquillo| Getty The chief executive and other senior leaders Adidas discussed the potential fallout from his relationship with Kanye West four years ago, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. During a 2018 presentation to Adidas’ board of directors, a group of employees reportedly outlined the risks they faced by interacting with … Read more

Plane get stuck in power lines after crash, 2 occupants unharmed

GAITHERSBURG, Maryland — A small plane with two people on board became trapped in live power lines in Maryland on Sunday evening, leading to widespread power outages in the surrounding county as officials tried to free the plane. The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement that the single-engine plane, which had departed from White … Read more

Retailers see ‘record sales’ during Black Friday

Sky News Business Editor Ross Greenwood says retailers are reporting seeing “record sales” during Black Friday. Mr Greenwood said if people continue to spend like this it will “create even more inflation”. “We had all these massive interest rate hikes plus energy price hikes, all of which are set by the Reserve Bank to try … Read more

Avian flu leads to the slaughter of 1.8 million chickens in Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb. — Farm officials in Nebraska say an additional 1.8 million chickens must be killed after bird flu was found on a farm. The Nebraska Department of Agriculture said Saturday that the state’s 13th case of avian flu was found on an egg-laying farm in Dixon County, northeastern Nebraska, about 120 miles north of … Read more

Iraqi Prime Minister: Probe recovers portion of $2.5 billion embezzled from taxes

BAGHDAD — The Iraqi government said on Sunday it will reclaim a portion of nearly $2.5 billion in misappropriated funds from the country’s tax authorities in a massive plan involving a network of businesses and officials. About 182 billion Iraqi dinars, or $125 million, of the stolen amount will be recovered through the seizure of … Read more

Railway workers in Austria will go on strike on Monday in wage dispute

BERLIN — Railway workers in Austria are going on strike for a day on Monday after a failed round of negotiations. The Austrian news agency reported on Sunday that both sides said the fifth round of talks on the remuneration of some 50,000 employees of some 65 railway companies, including the main national operator OeBB, … Read more

Dates in December and Christmas final booking details

Royal Mail workers will launch a new wave of strikes in December in a round of union action that will wreak havoc on millions of households posting gifts in the run-up to Christmas. The strikes have been organized by the Communication Workers’ Union amid a row with the company over wages and working conditions. What … Read more