McDonald’s leaves Russia after more than 30 years

Long lines formed outside a McDonald’s restaurant in Moscow after the fast food giant announced it would leave Russia and sell its business there, ending more than three decades of operations in the country. McDonald’s is one of the last western companies to pull out of Russia due to the invasion of Ukraine. Photo: The … Read more

RAF emergency: Typhoon fighter jet issues code ‘7700’ at 24,000 feet over UK in air raid siren | UK | News

The Eurofighter Typhoon, a European multinational twin-engine engine, sounded the alarm while traveling between Aberdeen and Inverness in Scotland. The 7700 code, sent from Scotland, indicates a “general emergency” and usually means a technical problem with the aircraft. It is not yet known why the 7700 signal was broadcast. MORE TO FOLLOW

Poorest households face ‘postcode lottery’ for £150 energy discount, charity says

T Homes of struggling families across the country are facing a “zip code lottery” to receive council tax rebates to offset rising utility bills, a charity has warned. The charitable organization National Energy Action (NEA) has criticized the government’s response to the cost of living crisis, warning that many vulnerable people will have to wait … Read more

Hospitals are hampered by a one-day strike by laboratory scientists

Hospitals will face serious disruptions tomorrow due to a one-day strike by medical scientists over pay and career advancement issues. Thousands of procedures and outpatient appointments are likely to be canceled as a result of industrial action by nearly 2,000 members of the Medical Laboratory Scientists Association (MLSA). All routine GP testing services will be … Read more

Lebanon..final parliamentary election results show Hezbollah’s loss

Lebanese Hezbollah and its allies have lost their majority in parliament, according to the results of the recent parliamentary elections. Data released by the Interior Ministry shows that Hezbollah and its allies won 62 of the 128 seats in parliament. The opposition Forces for Change won 13 seats, a much larger number than expected. Lebanon … Read more

Syfe, Singapore’s Leading Digital Investment Platform, Launches in Hong Kong

Licensed by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission for Types 1, 4 and 9 Introducing direct indexing of global portfolios for retail investors HONG KONG SAR – Media OutReach – May 17, 2022 – Syfe, a digital investment platform headquartered in Singapore, today announced its entry into Hong Kong. This is the company’s first … Read more

Global Village Launches Exclusive VIP Tours for Trading Partners – Dubai Blog

Global Village, the UAE and wider region’s leading multicultural family destination for culture, shopping, attractions and entertainment, has announced the launch of new VIP packages for customers of its travel trading partners. Extremely popular with international guests for its immersive rides, incredible cuisines and unforgettable entertainment, the park ranks among the top 4 entertainment destinations … Read more