The UK financial services sector will not be hit by Brexit as badly as feared, London's Lord Mayor has said. Charles Bowman told website Politico between 5,000 and 13,000 jobs could go by the UK's departure on 30 March 2019. The figure, which assumes the UK will secure a transition deal, is based on public Brexit job announcements by City firms and internal staff analysis.
A deployment of special mosquitoes in Australia has for the first time protected an entire city from the viral infection dengue. The captive-bred mosquitoes were released in the city of Townsville, Queensland, where they mated with local mosquitoes.
A senior detective has said police in Northern Ireland are legally obliged to investigate Bloody Sunday. This comes after the former head of the British Army urged the government to put a stop to the “macabre charade” that could see Northern Ireland veterans facing legal action.
Pep Guardiola has rejected stories linking him to the vacant job as Argentina coach following the country's disappointing performance at the World Cup.
A San Francisco jury on Friday ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto to pay US$ 289 million to a former school groundskeeper dying of cancer, saying the company's popular Roundup weed killer contributed to his disease.
The Argentine government will allow companies whose officials are named in a corruption probe to continue work on existing projects and to bid for new ones. Contracts will be honored and companies won’t be punished for what employees may have done, Transport Minister Guillermo Dietrich said in an interview in Buenos Aires.
Argentina’s peso closed down 3.86% on Friday and the stock market ended 1.44%, pressured by emerging markets turmoil, particularly in Turkey, and a corruption scandal that has touched some of the country’s top business leaders, traders said.
Argentina confirmed on Friday the identification of three more soldiers fallen during the South Atlantic conflict in 1982, and whose remains rest in the Argentine military cemetery at Darwin in the Falkland Islands.