Carol Boardman: Man guilty of killing Olympian’s mother

Image copyright Chris Boardman Image caption Chris Boardman tweeted a picture alongside a tribute to his mother Carol (centre) after she died A driver has admitted killing Olympic cyclist Chris Boardman’s mother by running over her after she fell off her bike in Deeside, Flintshire. Carol Boardman, 75, died in July 2016. Liam Rosney, 33, of Connah’s Quay, admitted causing ...

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Boeing boosts value for Embraer’s commercial business to $5.26 billion

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA is seen at the company’s headquarters in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil February 28, 2018. REUTERS/Roosevelt Cassio/File Photo SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s Embraer SA said on Monday it has finalized terms of a proposed deal to sell 80 percent of its commercial aviation business to Boeing Co, now valuing the ...

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Turkey revives ghosts of Gezi protests as elections loom

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Three years after she was acquitted over her role in Turkey’s Gezi Park protests, Mucella Yapici was called in last month by police to face more questions about the unrest that had posed a direct challenge to the authority of President Tayyip Erdogan. Mucella Yapici, who was called in last month by police to face more questions ...

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Europa League draw: Celtic v Valencia, Bate Borisov v Arsenal, Malmo v Chelsea

Celtic qualified from their group despite losing their final group game to Red Bull Salzburg Scottish champions Celtic have been drawn to face Spanish side Valencia in the last 32 of the Europa League. Valencia are 14th in La Liga and finished third in their Champions League group, behind Juventus and Manchester United. Premier League side Arsenal play Bate Borisov ...

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Futures dip as growth worries linger; Fed in focus

(Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures started the week cautiously on Monday, after skidding at the end of last week, as edgy investors waited for the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy guidance and its implications of slowing global growth. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., December 14, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid The ...

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Rejecting other Brexit options, May sticks by her deal

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May is pressing on with her deal to leave the European Union, her spokesman said on Monday, rejecting calls for a second referendum or to test support for different Brexit options in parliament. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May returns to Downing Steet in London, Britain, December 17, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville After a tumultuous ...

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1MDB: Malaysia charges Goldman Sachs and two bankers

Image copyright Reuters Malaysia has filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two former employees in connection with a corruption and money laundering probe at the country’s investment fund, 1MDB. The US bank has been under scrutiny for its role in helping to raise funds for the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB). It is being investigated in at least six countries. ...

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Sarah Silverman done with using gay slurs- The New Indian Express

By IANS LOS ANGELES: Actress-comedian Sarah Silverman says she is done using gay slurs in her comedy. In an interview to TMZ, the 48-year-old comedian addressed her previous use of homophobic slang in tweets that came to surface in the wake of the Kevin Hart-Oscars controversy, reports people.com. Asked if she would use words like that again, Silverman said: “I’m ...

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