Petition urges company to drop trademark on Swahili phrase before summer release of Lion King remakeMore than 50,000 people have signed a petition accusing Disney of “colonialism and robbery” after it trademarked the Swahili phrase “hakuna matata”.The exp...
Stay of execution for coal subsidies has been heavily criticised by climate analystsAn EU deal to slowly phase out coal subsidies is “completely inconsistent” with the bloc’s Paris climate agreement commitments, analysts say.Marathon negotiations ended ea...
The European Union said on Wednesday it would avoid interruption of air traffic, keep financial and other trade open and respect British citizens' residency rights in the bloc if Britain left without a deal next March.
Latvia violated European Union law by barring from office its central bank governor, who is also a European Central Bank policymaker, the advocate general of the European Court of Justice argued on Wednesday.
M.K. England's new novel starts with a bang: A group of space-school rejects must save the universe. It never quite delivers on that premise, but the characters are so appealing, you'll want more.
The man was having lunch with a friend in New York's Grand Central Terminal when he came across something hard in his food. The BB-sized object turned out to be a pearl.
Budweiser beer will be brewed in Britain using solar power from 2020 following a 15-year deal signed by brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) and renewable power developer Lightsource BP, the companies said on Wednesday.
* Fed seen dropping "gradual increases", lowering dot forecast
Santander Brasil has acquired an additional 11.5 percent stake in card processor Adquirência e Serviços para Meios de Pagamento S.A. for 1.43 billion reais ($367.29 million), the bank said in a securities filing on Wednesday.
Drugmaker Eli Lilly and Co on Wednesday forecast 2019 profit above analysts' expectations, citing higher demand for newer medicines such as diabetes drug Trulicity.
Saudi Arabia has already started implementing an agreement with SoftBank Group's Vision Fund to provide 200 gigawatts of solar power in the kingdom, energy minister Khalid al-Falih said at a post-budget event.
The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1130 GMT on Wednesday: