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P&O to change flag of UK ships to Cyprus ahead of Brexit

Reuters News - January 22, 2019 - 9:59am
British ferry and shipping freight operator P&O will shift the registration of its UK vessels to Cyprus ahead of Britain's departure from the European Union, in part to keep its tax arrangements in the bloc, the company said on Tuesday.
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Cardiff City's Chief Executive Choo says praying for positive news about missing Sala

Reuters News - January 22, 2019 - 9:59am
Cardiff City's Chief Executive Ken Choo said the premier league soccer club was very distressed that a light aircraft carrying new signing Emiliano Sala had disappeared as it flew to Britain and that they were praying for positive news.
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Iran summons Swiss envoy over U.S arrest of a journalist: Fars news

Reuters News - January 22, 2019 - 9:45am
Iran summoned on Tuesday Swiss ambassador in Tehran, a proxy for Washington, to protest the arrest of a journalist in the United States who was working for Iran's English-language state TV.
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Italy's Salvini bashes France over Libya role in new diplomatic spat

Reuters News - January 22, 2019 - 9:28am
Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, stoking a war of words between Rome and Paris, said on Tuesday that France did not want to bring calm to Libya because its energy interests there clashed with those of Italy.
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Elliott urges eBay to restructure business to double market value

Reuters News - January 22, 2019 - 9:23am
Hedge fund Elliott Management Corp sparked a 12 percent surge in shares of eBay Inc on Tuesday by urging it to sell or separate off two of its businesses, arguing the e-commerce pioneer could double its market value within two years.
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'Roma' and 'The Favourite' lead Oscar nominees with 10 nods each

Reuters News - January 22, 2019 - 9:21am
Netflix movie "Roma" and British historical romp "The Favourite" led nominations for the Oscars on Tuesday with 10 nods apiece.
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Factbox: Key nominations for the 2019 Academy Awards

Reuters News - January 22, 2019 - 9:16am
Nominations for the 2019 Oscars, or Academy Awards, the highest honors in the movie industry, were announced on Tuesday. The awards will be handed out on Feb. 24 at a ceremony in Hollywood.
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Britain's P&O re-flagging its UK ships to Cyprus ahead of Brexit

Reuters News - January 22, 2019 - 8:54am
British ferry and shipping freight operator P&O will re-flag its entire UK registered fleet to Cyprus ahead of Britain’s departure from the European Union to keep tax arrangements in the bloc, the company said on Tuesday.
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Plane carrying Cardiff City soccer player Sala disappears over English Channel

Reuters News - January 22, 2019 - 8:52am
Newly signed Cardiff City soccer player Emiliano Sala was missing on Tuesday after the light aircraft he was traveling in disappeared between France and England the previous evening, France's civil aviation authority said.
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Factbox: Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala

Reuters News - January 22, 2019 - 8:43am
Cardiff City's record signing striker Emiliano Sala was on board a light aircraft that went missing over the English Channel late on Monday. [nL8N1ZM2ER]
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Taliban militants kill dozens at Afghan intelligence base

BBC News - January 22, 2019 - 8:32am
At least 43 security personnel are now known to have died in Monday's devastating attack on an intelligence base.
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Germany's Merkel wants Britain and EU to divorce on good terms

Reuters News - January 22, 2019 - 8:02am
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday she wanted Britain and the European Union to divorce on good terms.
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Brexit survival kit helps Britons face the worst with freeze-dried fajita

Reuters News - January 22, 2019 - 8:02am
With just nine weeks to go until Britain is due to leave the European Union, a company is selling worried Britons a survival kit to help them prepare for the worst. 
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No Brexit deal means hard Irish border, EU says

Reuters News - January 22, 2019 - 7:56am
Northern Ireland will automatically have a "hard border" with its southern neighbor if Britain leaves the European Union without a withdrawal agreement, the European Commission's chief spokesman said on Tuesday.
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Ex-U.S. marine held in Russia for spying was misled, says lawyer

Reuters News - January 22, 2019 - 7:43am
The lawyer for a former U.S. marine accused of spying by Russia said on Tuesday that his client had been misled before his arrest and believed that a thumb drive handed to him in a hotel room had contained holiday snaps rather than secret information.
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Huawei chairman says will seek swift resolution of detained executive

Reuters News - January 22, 2019 - 7:25am
China's Huawei Technologies will call for a quick resolution of the case regarding its detained executive in Canada who is accused of violating U.S. sanctions on Iran, the company's chairman, Liang Hua, said on Tuesday.
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Johnson & Johnson 2019 revenue forecast misses expectations

Reuters News - January 22, 2019 - 7:11am
Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday forecast 2019 sales that fell short of analysts' estimates after reporting better-than- expected fourth-quarter profit and revenue.
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Indonesia backtracks on unconditional release of cleric linked to Bali bombing

Reuters News - January 22, 2019 - 6:51am
Indonesia's president said on Tuesday a radical Muslim cleric linked to the 2002 Bali bombings would only be released from jail if he pledged loyalty to the state and its ideology, after news he would be freed unconditionally sparked criticism.
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Polish proposal on Irish backstop time limit is not EU's position: Commission

Reuters News - January 22, 2019 - 6:45am
Poland's proposal to limit to five years the Irish backstop arrangement in the agreement with Britain on its withdrawal from the European Union is not the position of the EU, European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas said on Tuesday.
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2020 Olympics: Japanese chains scrap porn magazines

BBC News - January 22, 2019 - 6:33am
Two of Japan's big convenience store chains will stop selling adult magazines ahead of Tokyo 2020.
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