The government held crisis talks over the potential collapse of one of the UK's construction giants

As well as employing 19,500 people in the UK, Carillion is one of the government's biggest contractors.


Tencent Joins Asia-Tech Debt Rush With Its Biggest Bond Sale

Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd.’s visit to the bond market this week marked the latest in a string of Asian technology firms that have been issuing more debt as their market values have swelled.


China Reports Biggest-Ever Annual Trade Surplus With U.S.

China’s chronically high trade surplus with the U.S. hit a record level in 2017, adding fuel to Trump administration criticisms about Chinese trade practices just as it weighs a range of penalties and other actions to curb the imbalance.


UFC 2018: Answering The 25 Biggest Questions In The UFC For The Upcoming Year

The UFC is headed for an interesting year in 2018. I answer the 25 most pressing questions for the organization this year.


Alison Hammond Goes Head-To-Head With HuffPost UK In A Game Of 'Celebrity Head's Up'

She's interviewed some of the biggest names on the planet, but what's her showbiz knowledge really like?


Gambling companies are cashing in on one of the hottest trends sweeping crypto

A Credit Suisse report found gaming and gabling companies stand to benefit from the blockchain and cryptocurrency space.


Will Airlines Blow Their Tax Windfall?

U.S. airlines are among the biggest beneficiaries of the tax plan. But investors worry that they also may be at the greatest danger of competing their tax gains away.

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Walmart uses lower U.S. tax bill to raise minimum wage to $11 an hour

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Walmart Stores Inc said on Thursday it would raise entry-level wages for hourly employees to $11 an hour as it benefits from the biggest overhaul of the U.S. tax code in 30 years.


'Massive uncertainty' from Brexit sees UK firms falling behind their European peers, Hays CFO says

U.K. businesses continue to lag behind their European peers, according to the CFO of Britain's biggest recruitment firm.

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McDonald's may get a break in landmark labor case

Under the Trump administration, the National Labor Relations Board has been reversing a slew of Obama-era decisions. Now, it appears they may back off a labor case against one of the country's biggest employers: McDonald's.


42 Video Game Predictions For 2018

Here are 42 video game predictions for 2018, from the biggest games to the industry trends and inevitable controversies.


What is Harvey Weinstein’s net worth, what films has he produced and what are the latest sexual harassment allegations?

HARVEY Weinstein was been hit by a string of sexual harassment allegations dating back decades. The movie producer is the subject of a dozens of claims – some of which are from the biggest names in Hollywood. Here is the latest on the story whic

Northern Ireland

'Weight loss headset' developed by NI man is showcased in US

Gadget developed by NI scientist is shortlisted for award at tech world's biggest innovation event.


Graduate jobs market to grow in 2018, says new study

Public sector is expected to see the biggest rise in graduate vacancies available this year


Parliament left in a stink after its 200 toilets stopped working after a water pipe burst

PARLIAMENT was left in a huge stink yesterday after its 200 toilets stopped working. A burst water pipe led to a dramatic drop in water pressure, with the stench wafting around Commons’ corridors. Senior MPs faced the biggest blockages as their off


Hawaii native, Tagovailoa, leads Alabama with 'humility and class'

Tagovailoa threw one of the biggest touchdown passes in Alabama and Hawaii history.

Life & Style

Why Super Bowl Advertisers Face Challenges In 2018

The Super Bowl is football's biggest night and for many brands, it is their biggest night as well. Kellogg Professors Derek Rucker and Tim Calkins look at the challenges advertisers face in 2018.

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Alien signals? Data sheds new light on one of the biggest astrophysical mysteries of recent times

An unexplained source of powerful cosmic radio bursts is originating from an "extreme environment" that is among the most magnetic regions of the universe ever observed.

Life & Style

Box Office: 'Jumanji' Tops 'Night At The Museum' And 'Men In Black'

Sony's Dwayne Johnson/Kevin Kart/Jack Black/Karen Gillan blockbuster is on its way to being the biggest Christmas week release ever.


‘Marvel’s Runaways’ TV Show vs. Comics: 9 Biggest Changes Hulu Made

“Marvel’s Runaways” Season 1 has officially wrapped up, and it’s clear that while the TV show honors the comics, it has made some big changes as well. These were the biggest differences between the Marvel comic books and Season 1

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World's third biggest smartphone manufacturer continues to be locked out of United States

Despite news breaking in December of a deal, talks between Huawei and AT&T to offer Chinese phone in the US have broken down.


Britain presses Germany for EU financial services deal

Britain's Brexit minister and Treasury chief pressed for German support for a future trade deal that encompasses the important financial services sector as they prepared Wednesday for trips to the European Union's biggest economy.


China is reportedly thinking of halting US Treasury purchases and that's worrying markets right now

China, the United States' biggest buyer of sovereign bonds, could be slowing down or even halting its purchases.

Showbiz & TV

How old is Catherine Zeta-Jones, what are her biggest films, when did she and Michael Douglas marry and how many does children does she have?

CATHERINE Zeta-Jones is a world famous name – thanks to her career as a Hollywood star. But how did she become famous? And what are her biggest movies? Here’s what we know…. Who is Catherine Zeta Jones? What is her background? Catherin


Carphone Warehouse has been fined £400,000 after a massive data breach

This has been one of the biggest fines handed out by the information regulator.


Earnings May Temper the Bank Rally

Bank shares have been riding high, seen by investors as among the biggest beneficiaries of tax reform and a strengthening economy. But this enthusiasm could soon collide with just mediocre fundamentals.


The biggest wildcards for oil markets this year — and how likely they are to actually happen

There are plenty of wildcards that oil markets could confront in 2018, according to a Citi's global commodities team.

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