Day: May 1, 2017

ANZ Bank posted a six percent rise in interim net profit Tuesday on the back of restructuring its business to shift the emphasis away from Asia and onto its core assets.The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group’s result for the six months to March 31…

England’s Mark Selby successfully defended his world snooker championship on Monday, beating four-time champion John Higgins 18 frames to 15 in a thrilling contest.The 33-year-old Englishman had trailed 10-4 at one stage but just as he did against Ronn…

Emre Can scored a sensational overhead bicycle kick as Liverpool galvanised their grip on third place in the Premier League by winning 1-0 at Watford on Monday.Having seen top-four rivals Manchester City, Manchester United and Arsenal all drop points o…

US auto giant General Motors is poised to become the first manufacturer to make a profit from electric vehicles, a GM executive predicted on Monday.The company leads the pack in reducing the cost of electric vehicles and ultimately offering an affordab…

Malta’s Prime Minister Joseph Muscat on Monday called a snap general election for June 3, bowing to pressure over his family being embroiled in the Panama Papers scandal.”Everybody knows about the attacks made in the past few days on me and my family. …

The six-page Document of General Principles and Policies unveiled Monday by Hamas, accepts a Palestinian state within the 1967 borders while refusing to recognise Israel.The document underscores the Palestinian Islamist movement’s right to armed resist…

A Fox News Channel co-president resigned Monday, in the latest shakeup for the US cable news giant rocked by sexual harassment allegations.Bill Shine had been co-president since the resignation of news channel chief Roger Ailes, who abruptly quit in th…