The Turkish lira fell back in the face of US and European threats of sanctions and embargoes, though sceptical traders said it would weaken much further if Western allies turn words into action over Turkey’s incursion in Syria.
Tue, 15 Oct, 2019
When London-based brand RIXO showcased their ‘Liberated Territory’ collection at London Fashion Week, guests were treated to fearless dressing inspired Studio 54 and iconic female figures like Bianca Jagger, Grace Jones, Cher, Jerry Hall and Debbie Harry.
Fri, 13 Sep, 2019
Liverpool's final performance never hit the heights of earlier in the competition, but few Reds fans will care after an early Mo Salah penalty and late Divock Origi strike saw Tottenham beaten 2-0 in Saturday evening’s far from classico Champions League final at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid.
Sat, 01 Jun, 2019
There was a nail-biting final stage to the Kerry Group Rás Mumhan, as JB Murphy (Team Leinster) powered home to victory in the final dash up the hill in Killorglin in an exciting two-man sprint with his breakaway compatriot Sean Hahessy (Dan Morrissey-MIG-Pactimo).
Tue, 23 Apr, 2019
Investors stunned by Saudi Arabia’s unpredictable foreign policy under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman are unlikely to drop their guard even if the kingdom succumbs to US pressure to resolve its conflict with neighbouring Qatar and end the war in Yemen.
Tue, 06 Nov, 2018
The agencies employed by the government in Saudi Arabia to keep a lookout for people who might be the kingdom’s new best friends in the West will have been delighted this week to see this name popping up on their screens: Britain’s Prince Andrew, also known as the duke of York and un-affectionately as Air Miles Andy, given his taste for global air travel funded by taxpayers.
Sat, 27 Oct, 2018
A visitor from Mars looking at reports of the murder during a one-against-15 fistfight of a journalist in Saudi Arabia’s Istanbul consulate could be forgiven for perceiving Turkey’s president, Recep Erdogan, as a champion of human rights and press freedom prepared to leave no stone unturned in exposing the killing of a writer by a totalitarian state.
Wed, 24 Oct, 2018