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EU tariffs to target €20 billion of US imports

The European Commission has drawn up a list of US imports worth around €20 billion ($22.6 billion) that it could hit with tariffs over...

Former VW boss charged with fraud over emissions scandal

German prosecutors charged former Volkswagen chief executive Martin Winterkorn with fraud on Monday (15 April) over his role in the carmaker's manipulation of diesel...

UK’s HKS Retail Sold To Multinational Group

ONE OF Britain’s leading Asian-owned businesses has been sold to an international petroleum products retailer and energy company, Prax, for an undisclosed amount. Leicester-based HKS...

Tata-owned JLR begins Brexit shutdown

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), a subsidiary of Tata Motors, shut its UK plants on Monday (8 April) for five days over Brexit, adding to...

Indian-American Dhivya Suryadevara, Named GMs Financial Head

General Motors Co said on Wednesday Dhivya Suryadevara, currently vice president of corporate finance, will succeed Chuck Stevens on Sept. 1 as Chief Financial...

Eastern Eye Asian Rich List – Hindujas top list of wealthiest Asians in UK

NRI businessmen Hindujas have retained their position as the richest Asians in the UK in 2017 with an estimated wealth of 19 billion pounds,...

Google will not develop AI for use in weapons: Google CEO Pichai

Google would not be developing artificial intelligence for use in weapons, its CEO Sundar Pichai has said, after facing a backlash over the technology...

Snap Chief Earns $638 Million In 2017, Third-Highest CEO Payout Ever

Snap Inc Chief Executive Officer Evan Spiegel received $637.8 million as total compensation as the company went public last year, the third-highest annual payout...

Consumer giants court Muslims with halal certified toiletries, cosmetics

Ahead of a new labeling law and part of a broader push to cater to growing Muslim populations some of the world's biggest consumer...

UK inflation unexpectedly holds at one-year low despite oil price rise

British consumer price inflation unexpectedly held at a one-year low last month, though rising oil prices suggest an increase could be on its way,...