Bunzl snaps up three more businesses as profits jump 6pc

But Bunzl added that it now does more than 85 per cent outside the United Kingdom and does not expect the impact on the group's overall operations to be significant. "We continue to have a strong balance sheet and an active pipeline of opportunities ... More..

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Michelle Obama's ship has come in: Navy attack sub USS Illinois
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Michelle Obama's ship has come in: Navy attack sub USS Illinois

General Dynamics Electric Boat has won more than $300 million contract from the US Navy to maintain design and engineering specifications for Virginia Class submarines. Senator. Block III submarines feature a...More..

Journalist critical of Putin found shot in head
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Journalist critical of Putin found shot in head

He is believed to have died a few hours earlier, between 8 and 9.30pm. "The main lines of enquiry are suicide and connections with his professional activities", said Kiev police chief Andrey Kryschenko. W...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Bomb hits crime laboratory in Brussels

The building was empty and there are no reports of casualties or fatalities. 'So it's an act that could be linked to (destroying) several files , ' Van Wymersch said. Explosives inside the vehicle then det...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Bangladesh police shoot dead suspected cafe attack mastermind

Top counterterrorism official Monirul Islam said police raided a two-story house near Dhaka and killed the suspects early Saturday. The suspected mastermind killed in Saturday's raid was identified as Tamim A...More..

France calls for end to EU-US trade talks
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

France calls for end to EU-US trade talks

Hollande, in a speech to France's diplomatic corps, chose his words more carefully but said it would be an "illusion" to say a deal was close. "France prefers to look things in the face". "The negotiations are ...More..

Sri Lanka elect to bat against Australia in second ODI
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Sri Lanka elect to bat against Australia in second ODI

But a losing 3-0 series there has led to Smith's team dropping to No.3 on the ICC rankings. "I hate missing cricket, but in the long run it will do me a world of good", said Smith who returns home with three ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

France's burkini ban a 'stupid reaction' to extremism

The burkini bans have exposed secular France's difficulties grappling with religious tolerance after extremist militant attacks in a Normandy church and the Riviera city of Nice in July. Two hijab-clad Musli...More..

'Modi raising Balochistan issue not interference in Pakistan's affairs'
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

'Modi raising Balochistan issue not interference in Pakistan's affairs'

Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar on Wednesday accepted his Pakistani counterpart Aizaz Chaudhry's invitation for talks, but rejected the proposal to discuss the current Jammu and Kashmir unrest. "Modi should fir...More..

Man Named Vladimir Putin Arrested In Florida
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Man Named Vladimir Putin Arrested In Florida

City police, too, told the man to leave. Putin appeared in court this week and is now being held at a West Palm Beach detention centre. Putin was charged with trespassing and resisting arrest without the us...More..

Japan announces $10 bn African Infrastructure Plan and support for geothermal
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Japan announces $10 bn African Infrastructure Plan and support for geothermal

Japan's direct investment into Africa has been overshadowed by China, who made a $2 billion single investment to build a hydropower dam in Equatorial Guinea in April, past year to double the nation's energy p...More..

China condemns Japan for sowing discord between China, Africa
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

China condemns Japan for sowing discord between China, Africa

In comparison, rival China made a single investment of $2-billion in oil-rich Equatorial Guinea in the month of April 2015 alone. "Japan will grow together with Kenya for social-economic development", Abe s...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

6 bodies found in past 2 days in quake-hit town

Rescuers believe they have located more bodies in the ruined town of Amatrice, five days after a devastating quake struck central Italy, killing at least 290 people. Another 50 deaths were reported in the town ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Iranian military ships charge with weapons out at US Navy destroyer

Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said: "They did feel compelled ultimately to fire three warning shots and the reason for that is they had taken steps already to try and de-escalate this situation". Cook said ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Rooney: Rashford one of best youngsters in Europe

During qualification, Rooney became England's all-time leading goalscorer but he was left disappointed following the poor showing at the finals in France - although he had already made his decision to stay ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Colombia peace deal: FARC announces cease-fire and downs weapons

Rodrigo Londoño Echeverri, known by the nom de guerre Timoleón Jiménez, the leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, made the announcement in Havana , where the two sides negotiated for four years...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Gabon opposition candidate calls on President Bongo to 'acknowledge his defeat'

Supporters of Gabon's President Ali Bongo and his chief rival Jean Ping both said on Sunday they were set to win a presidential election that has proved to be the most serious challenge yet to the Bongo family'...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Al Houthis Should Welcome the New Yemen Peace Plan

Kerry said on Thursday the Houthis must cease shelling across the border with Saudi Arabia, pull back from the capital Sanaa, cede their weapons and enter into a unity government with their domestic foes. Yemen...More..

Search for mystery jogger in Karina Vetrano case
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Search for mystery jogger in Karina Vetrano case

Philip Vetrano said the tip is "very correct". "He would run down 84th street south, towards 165th Avenue, making a left east onto 165th Avenue and return the same route", Vetrano said. "I've seen him for thr...More..

Turkish air strikes 'kill at least 40 civilians in Syria'
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Turkish air strikes 'kill at least 40 civilians in Syria'

At least 25 people have been killed as Turkey continues to target Kurdish-held areas in Syria, near the border city of Jarablus. Another 20 were killed and 25 wounded in air strikes near the town of Al-Amarne...More..