Waller hoping global aspirant comes through in Hong Kong Mile

Chris Waller won’t be in Hong Kong for Comin’ Through’s Sunday mission in the HK$25m (A$4.55m) group 1 Hong Kong Mile but the race will serve as an important international foray as the stable seeks greater global success. Going global: Chris Waller-trained Comin’ Through will tackle the Hong Kong Mile on Sunday.Credit:AAP The eight-time champion Sydney trainer, has nominated 15 […]

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Massive global mafia blitz sees dozens of ‘Ndrangheta mobsters’ arrested in simultaneous raids in Italy, US, Germany, Belgium and South America

At least 90 people were arrested during Operation Pollino and more than three tonnes of cocaine and 140kg of ecstasy was seized. Italian restaurants and ice cream parlours used to launder money were among the premises raided in the top secret operation. Millions of euros in laundered money was also seized at the businesses and homes raided across the four […]

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Global STD crisis as 'incurable' super gonorrhoea, syphilis and chlamydia hit record high

Millions of new infections have been recorded over the last four years alone in the US, health chiefs have said. It comes after it emerged cases of syphilis reported in England have reached the highest level since 1949 — up almost 150 per cent in 10 years. There has also been a worrying spike in gonorrhoea and the emergence of so-called super […]

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Arnie follows global fashion with adoption of front-three formation

It's all the rage across Europe's biggest clubs and now the front three is heading Down Under to solve Australia's goal-scoring woes. Attacking trios are the formation of choice at heavyweight teams such as Liverpool, Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain, as global football steers away from lone-striker formations. Attacking ethos: A front three of Tomi Juric, Tom Rogic and Mathew Leckie […]

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Germany urges global minimum tax for Amazon, Apple and Google

Germany urges global minimum tax for digital giants Amazon, Apple and Google  Finance minister Olaf Scholz revealed proposals from Germany and France   Both countries want to make it harder for firms to stash profits in tax havens  But low-tax members  like Ireland are resistant to a minimum tax rate in Europe  Proposals outlined in Scholz’s  guest article for German paper, Welt […]

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FTSE loses £26bn in bloodbath sparked by great Wall Street sell off

FTSE 100 loses £26bn in FOUR HOURS in global shares bloodbath sparked by great Wall Street sell-off – but experts say drop is down to worldwide ‘correction’ of soaring market FTSE 100 plunged 113 points – or 1.6% – wiping billions off UK share prices Wall Street traders started sell off with billions wiped off tech giants like Google When […]

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Google goes global with first tablet and new Pixel phone

San Francisco: Google has unveiled the third edition of its Pixel smartphone, its first tablet computer and a new Google Home smart speaker that includes a display. The company hosted 10 media events around the world for the announcements on Tuesday, a hint that it is prepared to expand geographic distribution of the phone line it hopes will one day be […]

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Jack Ma warns US-China trade war would ‘hurt everybody’

Interested in China? Alibaba founder Jack Ma said Tuesday that the trade dispute between the U.S. and China could last 20 years. But he expressed hope that a solution could be reached as a trade war would “hurt everybody.” The Chinese e-commerce billionaire also questioned the focus among some on trade deficits, calling it a relic of the 20th century. […]

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RBS bankers ‘joked about destroying the global housing market’

RBS bankers ‘joked about destroying the global housing market before the financial crash and compared mortgage trading to organised crime’ US DOJ documents show RBS staff discussing buying ‘total garbage’ mortgages They disguised loans to ‘look OK’ before selling them onto investors, its claimed RBS chief executive said there is ‘no place’ for unacceptable behaviour in firm Bankers at the Royal […]

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Is obsession with global warming rotting the political class’s brains

CHRISTOPHER BOOKER: Scandal of ‘killer’ wood burning stoves and the question – is the political class’s obsession with global warming rotting their brains? The Government earned plaudits from the green lobby yesterday for its new plan to crack down on the craze for wood-burning stoves. As the Mail reported on its front page, the stoves chuck out lethal pollution, particularly […]

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