Politics

Boris Johnson on Brexit negotiations with the EU

The prime minister said “the mood music is good” following talks with EU leaders, but preparations for no deal continue. Mr Johnson insists the backstop – part of the withdrawal agreement reached by his predecessor Theresa May and the EU, but not ratified by Parliament – must be ditched if a new deal with Brussels […]

Pakistan News

FATF dismisses Indian media reports of APG blacklisting Pakistan | Pakistan

FATF dismisses Indian media reports of APG blacklisting Pakistan Karachi: The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has dismissed Indian media reports that   its affiliate Asia Pacific Group (APG) has blacklisted Pakistan.  According to Geo News, Alexandra Wijmenga,  a spokesperson for the  watchdog against terror financing and money laundering, said only the FATF  has the authority […]

Entertainment

Taylor Swift’s Lover: Star turns a corner with ‘upbeat’ but ‘baggy’ album

Image copyright Getty Images Taylor Swift’s seventh album Lover is “unapologetically bubblegum”, a “towering work” that shows her “at her most liberated” – but is “too long”. That’s according to the first reviews after the album’s release on Friday. The 18-track opus is “one big pop bubblegum blast” and is “her most mature collection as […]

Technology

Tesla and Walmart address solar panel fire issues

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Walmart was seeking compensation for seven fires in its stores which it alleged were caused by faulty solar panels US supermarket chain Walmart and Tesla are working to solve the issues which allegedly caused solar panel fires in seven of its stores, Reuters reports. It follows a lawsuit launched […]

Business

Eddie Stobart chief to leave as shares suspended

Image copyright Getty Images Eddie Stobart has suspended trading of its shares and announced that chief executive Alex Laffey will stand down with immediate effect, as the firm looks into an accounting error. The transport firm, known for its green lorries, revealed a £2m discrepancy in its accounts last month. Sebastien Desreumaux, currently head of […]