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January 11, 2019 3:35 AM China to be world LARGEST economy by 2030

THE US will lose its place as the world’s biggest economy by 2030, falling below China and India, according to a new report. The study was produced by UK banking firm Standard Chartered. Britain, France, Italy and Canada are all predicted to fall out of the world’s top 10 economies. They will be overtaken by Turkey, Brazil and Egypt which are forecast 138

December 24, 2018 4:49 PM World War 3: Iran says it’s ready for offensive against US as navy ship enters Gulf

IRAN has said Tehran is prepared to respond to any hostile US action after a navy ship entered the Gulf and fears of World War Three heighten. The USS John C. Stennis entered the Gulf on Friday as tensions continue to rise and reach unprecedented levels between Tehran and Washington. A war of words began between the two countries after President Donald 117

November 13, 2018 9:51 AM British MEP warns of eurosceptic UPRISING as he ridicules 'AGGRESSIVE' EU superstate

BRITISH MEP Raymond Finch launched a furious attack on the European Union during a heated debate in European Parliament on Tuesday – warning the Brussels bloc it must stop counting on “benighted British taxpayers” to fund its budget. The MEP hit out at the European Union and warned there will soon be an influx of eurosceptic MEPs as a result of the “armed 50

November 6, 2018 8:12 AM World War 3: Turkey tells US it is playing ‘DANGEROUS’ game with Iran sanctions

TURKEY has warned the US it is playing a "dangerous" game to slap more sanctions on Iran, in comments that are likely to stoke World War 3 fears. Ankara's foreign minister said it was dangerous to isolate Tehran and unfair to punish the country's people. Mevlut Cavusoglu said:"We do not believe any result can be reached with sanctions. I think meaningful 78

November 5, 2018 9:24 PM Lloyds Bank 'to cut 6,000 jobs but create 8,000 new ones'

Lloyds Banking Group is expected to confirm it is cutting 6,000 jobs and creating 8,000 new ones as it overhauls its digital services. Britain's biggest High Street lender has been trying to reorganise as more people bank online, rather than going into branches. The 6,000 job cuts are expected to be spread across the bank and unions have been briefed 77

November 5, 2018 7:24 PM Lamont: US sanctions aimed at regime change in Iran

Lord Lamont, UK trade envoy to Iran, says the US is encouraging "discontent" among Iranians hoping it will lead to regime change. Lord Lamont said the sanctions were aimed at bringing regime change in Iran by encouraging "discontent" among Iranian people. He said claims by US secretary of state Mike Pompeo that the measures would not hit ordinary Iranians 107

November 5, 2018 6:10 AM Iran president says country will 'proudly' break US sanctions by selling oil

Hassan Rouhani said on state TV on Monday that his nation is "confronting a bullying power" in a "situation of economic war". Hassan Rouhani, who also referred to the US as a "bullying power", made the announcement in a meeting with economists that was broadcast on state TV. The Iranian president said: "America wanted to cut to zero Iran's oil sales 109

October 29, 2018 6:05 PM Virgin Money owner CYBG‎ faces new salvo in SME loans fight

All Square Finance and RGL Management will say that they have joined forces in a fight over loan mis-selling, Sky News learns. Sky News understands that CYBG, which owns the Clydesdale and Yorkshire banking networks, is being targeted by a group comprising two specialist claims management firms which plan to seek hundreds of millions of pounds in compensation 127

September 17, 2018 8:13 PM Turkish lira crisis: Lira PLUNGES as president Erdogan escalates row with banking sector

THE Turkish lira has been plunged into crisis again after president Recep Tayyip Erdogan escalated his dispute with Turkey’s banking sector, by calling for an investigation into links with members of the opposition. Last week concerns from investors were eased by the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey’s surprise decision to increase its key interest 57

September 5, 2018 5:48 PM Couple who earned 2million airline travel points by signing up for 42 credit cards travel the world

Couple who earned two million airline travel points by signing up for 26 credit cards quit their Wall Street jobs and travel the world for 'free' saving $84,000 (and of they're flying business class) A couple who earned two million airline points by signing up to dozens of credit cards are now traveling the world 'for free'. Chad and Hannah Janis, 25, who met while 96