Thursday, September 10, 2015

Health News

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In trendy, hipster London or New York, it's all about juicing, vegan diets and snacking on kale crisps. Thousands of miles away, in Nairobi or Bogota, the middle classes are more likely to reach for roasted goat or a juicy steak.

Health News

Reuters) - U.S. health officials said on Thursday they were puzzled by a surge in the number of people who have contracted a rare bacterial disease usually found in rabbits that has already killed a Wyoming man and sickened dozens of people in Colorado, South Dakota and Nebraska this year.

Fiorina to join 10 other Republicans in CNN debate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Carly Fiorina will join 10 other Republican presidential candidates in next Wednesday's presidential debate in California, the network said on Thursday.

Target to drop Cherokee brand products in U.S. from 2017

Sept 10 (Reuters) - Apparel retailer Cherokee Global Brands
 said Target Corp elected not to renew the
license of the Cherokee brand in the United States, sending the
company's shares tumbling 33 percent in extended trading.

Cargill CEO takes on additional role of executive chairman

CHICAGO, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Cargill Inc's chief executive officer will take on the additional job of executive chairman in the latest shift among senior management at the commodity trading house.


The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers.

The Times

British taxpayers face a 90 million pound bill to relocate 160,000 asylum seekers between European countries in a scheme that David Cameron said could encourage more people to risk their lives travelling to the continent. (
Some of Britain's biggest retailers have warned that the proposal to introduce a national living wage could cost them tens of millions of pounds in higher wages and may force up prices. (

The Guardian

George Osborne has received a new warning about the potential impact of his new tax on banks amid concerns it will impede new entrants to the sector. Andrew Tyrie, chairman of the Treasury select committee, raised the potential competition threat on the eve of a meeting between Treasury officials and representatives of the challenger banks. (

The Telegraph

The survival of economic and monetary union will require the creation of new supra-national institutions, including a joint euro zone treasury and a separate euro parliament, according to the single currency's bail-out chief. Klaus Regling, head of the European Stability Mechanism, joined a clamour of voices in Brussels who are pushing for member states to cede sovereignty in a bid to establish a full-blown fiscal union on the Continent. (
China's recent turmoil has not altered the Bank of England's plans to raise interest rates, even as UK growth is expected to slow, policymakers said on Thursday. (

Sky News

Thousands of customers who have a Premier Account with Lloyds Banking Group Plc could be affected as a box containing all of their data has gone missing. (
A UK-bound plane which burst into flames at Las Vegas Airport suffered multiple breaches of the engine case, investigators have found. (

The Independent

Saudi Arabia has reportedly responded to the growing number of people fleeing the Middle East for western Europe - by offering to build 200 mosques in Germany. (

EU, Cuba enter difficult phase of bilateral talks, focus on political pact

HAVANA (Reuters) - The European Union and Cuba entered the most difficult phase of their bilateral talks on Thursday when they started to discuss a new political agreement to replace a unilateral policy imposed by the Europeans 19 years ago.