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New York Firm Fined $3 Million For Outsourcing To India, But Look At The Cost Of Not Outsourcing

A New York firm has just been fined $3.1 million by the State for outsourcing work to India. No, this isn’t a pre-emptive strike by the Trumpistas against people shipping jobs abroad nor have the Sanderistas managed to do the same. Rather, it’s a straight up breach of the terms of the contract and …

BT must open up network to competitors, says British watchdog

British telecoms giant BT must open up its huge network of fiber and copper cables to competitors according to Ofcom, the regulatory body for the country's telecommunications industry. The advice is the result of a review into BT's management of its "Openreach" network, the 76 million miles of …

Wall Street closes higher as crude steadies

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks recovered from early losses on Monday to close higher, helped by firmer oil prices, as investors awaited an expected Federal Reserve interest rate hike later in the week.<p>Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange December 11, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid<p>The …

Stock Markets

Jaguar Land Rover signs deal to build plant in Slovakia

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Jaguar Land Rover signed Friday a deal with the Slovak government to build a new plant for the luxury car maker in …

Automotive Industry

David Cameron Warns Migration Crisis Could Push Britain Out Of The European Union

David Cameron has warned that the European migration crisis could push the UK into leaving the European Union.<p>The prime minister, who was in Poland …

Aston Martin deciding between UK, U.S., Middle East for new plant - source

LONDON (Reuters) - Luxury British carmaker Aston Martin, due to decide in the next few weeks where it will build a new plant, is choosing from four sites in Britain, the United States and the Middle East, a source familiar with the firm’s thinking told Reuters.<p>The badge of an Aston Martin DB10 is …

Middle East

Ford Mustang arrives in Australia but it's sold out until 2017

The American muscle car has received a modern Australian twist — and locals have gone into overdrive.<p>For the first time in 50 years, the Ford Mustang …

EasyJet's Carolyn McCall 'most admired leader' in Britain

The FTSE 100 boss is the first woman to receive the accolade since the award was created in 1990<p>Carolyn McCall, the chief executive of low-cost airline easyJet, has been voted the most admired leader in Britain, according to the largest peer review of its kind.<p>The airline boss, who is one of just …

Russia and Turkey accuse each other of buying oil from the Islamic State

By Ishaan Tharoor<p>, Reporter<p>The war of words between Moscow and Ankara took a new turn early this week in the wake of Turkey's Nov. 24 downing of a Russian jet that had flown briefly into Turkish airspace during a sortie in Syria.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart, Recep …

Immigration rules are causing a curry crisis

Our love of Bangladeshi cuisine flew the flag for successful integration. Now it is under threat<p>Shortly after the turn of the century, the then foreign secretary Robin Cook gave a speech celebrating British diversity that resonated so strongly it has since become a set text for students. It is …

How ‘entrepreneur’ stopped being a European word

Germany is probably the only country that could produce a hip-hop hit about the buzz-killing nature of full employment. Yet Rostock-born rapper Marteria's song <i>Kids</i>, which bitterly laments the boring, thrill-free world where everyone has a good job, says something important about the sub-zero …

Russia bans clubs from signing Turkish players

Russian clubs will be banned from signing Turkish players during the winter break, the Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko has confirmed.<p>“I think that, if anyone wants [to sign a Turkish player] during the upcoming transfer window in the winter break, there will not be such a possibility,” Mutko, …

Chinese stocks plunge as regulators widen probe into market

Stocks plunge by as much as 6pc as markets hit by regulatory probe and fresh fears over stability of the financial sector<p>China's stock market plunged on Friday after two top brokerage firms said they were being investigated by regulators over securities violations.<p>The Shanghai Composite Index …

HSBC is shutting down its private banking unit in India

"After a strategic review of the global private banking operations in India, we have decided to close the business," an India spokesman said on Friday. "This marks further progress in the HSBC group strategy to simplify business and deliver sustainable growth."<p>Many foreign wealth managers had …

Russia strikes back at Turkey with economic sanctions

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia plans to retaliate against Turkey for the downing of a warplane by imposing sanctions, cutting economic ties and scrapping major …

Russia