Siltronic profit warning knocks European chipmakers

LONDON (Reuters) – Shares of European chipmakers fell sharply on Wednesday after German silicon wafer maker Siltronic warned of a “significantly” weaker second quarter in the latest setback for a sector reeling from slowing smartphone demand. Pointing to economic slowdown, geopolitical uncertainties and continuing inventory corrections, Siltronic said the timing of a market rebound is “not visible”. Siltronic shares fell […]

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First section of Donald Trump’s wall at Mexico border unveiled

None shall pass: Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen unveils the first phase of Trump’s 30ft metal wall at the Mexican border as the administration says ‘everything is on the table’ to keep the migrant caravan out A 30-foot fence spanning two miles has been erected at a Calexico site in Imperial City, California Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen spoke at the […]

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Hayes issues Storm warning for punters

Bookmakers might not respect David Hayes’ stayer Ventura Storm but the three-time Caulfield Cup winning trainer has declared he prefers to be an outsider heading into Saturday's $5 million feature. Hayes, who trains in partnership with son Ben and Tom Dabernig, will look for back-to-back Caulfield Cups after causing a boilover with Boom Time at $51 last year. Storm warning: […]

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Cyclone warning as gale-force winds batter Greece

next Image 1 of 2 Two men try to secure boats due to bad weather at the port of Rafina, east of Athens, on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. Severe weather warnings remain in effect around Greece, halting ferry services and prompting school closures. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis) prev Image 2 of 2 A ferry remains docked due to bad weather at […]

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Ugly scenes should serve as a warning to Brailsford and Sky

The sight of Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas wiping away tears on the side of the road was, presumably, exactly what a certain section of the race-going public have been wanting since the start of this race in the Vendee over two weeks ago. Unfortunately for the anti-Team Sky brigade, they were not tears of pain and frustration born of […]

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Teaching unions backtrack over dire warning of funding cuts

Teaching unions backtrack over dire warning of funding cuts and admit schools will not lose out next year The School Cuts coalition accused the government of breaking funding pledges The pressure group claimed funding had dropped by £59 per pupil in real terms However, they later accepted they failed to consider £450m in block funding Teaching unions have backtracked over their […]

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Met Office issues first ever thunderstorm warning

Britain is to bask in more 86F sun as heatwave sparks a wine boom at nation’s vineyards (but heavy rain, thunderstorms and flooding could hit this afternoon) Met Office issues weather warning for thunderstorms – the first such advisory since service was introduced Forecasters say storms may develop and bring torrential rain, hail and lightning to south west and Wales  […]

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Pete Davidson Ignored Tattoo Artist’s Ariana Grande Warning

John Mesa doesn’t want his famous friend to make a Grande-sized mistake! Mesa, the co-owner of the No Idols Tattoo Shop in New York City, says he tried to warn pal Pete Davidson against getting inked under the influence of infatuation, but the Saturday Night Live actor ignored his advice and got two tattoos in honor of fiancée Ariana Grande. […]

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