Explosion hits tourist bus near Egyptian pyramids

Cairo: An explosion apparently targeting a bus filled with tourists near the pyramids of Giza in Egypt wounded at least 14 people Sunday, according to security officials and the state-run news media. A bombed out bus in Cairo in March.Credit:AP The attack occurred close to a giant national museum that is under construction near the pyramids and that is scheduled to […]

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Boris Johnson hits back at David Lammy's 'conspiracy theory' Nazi outburst

BORIS Johnson has blasted David Lammy for peddling "conspiracy theories" after he compared hard Brexiteers to Nazis in a bizarre rant. The ex-Foreign Secretary said his "peculiar outburst" was a side effect of the ongoing Brexit battle, and only leaving properly will heal Britain's divisions. Labour MP Mr Lammy sparked fury yesterday after he compared Leave-backing MPs as similar to […]

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Pound hits 22-month peak against the Euro on Brexit news

Pound hits 22-month peak against the Euro as Theresa May says she has secured ‘legally binding changes’ on Brexit deal Sterling peaked at €1.17 in the moments after the Brexit changes were revealed The rise took the pound to its highest level against the euro since spring 2017 Investors will have to wait until Tuesday to see if MPs will […]

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7.1 magnitude earthquake hits Peru

Powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake strikes Peru as 46 separate tremors shake countries along the Pacific ‘Ring of Fire’ in 24 hours Quake hit the south of the country, 67 km north-northwest of the city of Juliaca  Struck at 3.50am local time (8.50am GMT) and was unusually deep at 258 km A destructive tsunami is not expected, Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said  An earthquake […]

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Household spending hits 13-year high of £572 a week

Household spending hits 13-year high of £572 a week as transport and housing costs take their toll Household spending has hit the highest level since 2005 adjusting for inflation The average weekly outlay by families reached £572.60 in the 2018 financial year Spending on transport took up the biggest share of weekly budgets at £80.80  Household spending has hit a […]

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