Delhi Police recovers over 2,200 live cartridges ahead of I-Day

Ahead of Independence Day, the Delhi Police recovered over 2,200 live cartridges near Anand Vihar Inter State Bus Terminal and arrested six people in this connection, officials said on Friday. The accused have been identified as Ajmal (20), Rashid alias Lallan (20) and Saddam, all residents of Jaunpur in Uttar Pradesh, Parikshit … Read more

Blow for Germany as Rhine falls below critical water level – live updates

The Rhine near the key waypoint Kaub, in Germany, on Friday – Thomas Frey/dpa via AP Germany has been dealt a fresh economic blow after the Rhine River dropped below a critical level, halting the transit of large amounts of river traffic. The Rhine River fell to a new low on Friday, further hindering the … Read more

Live: Zelenskyy urges world to react on Russian-controlled nuclear plant

Live news updates: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy urged the international community to force the Russian army to leave the occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant after multiple strikes hit the compound. “The entire world must react immediately to chase out the occupiers from Zaporizhzhia. Only the Russians’ full withdrawal… would guarantee nuclear safety for all of … Read more

Putin gas cut-off will send European oil demand soaring – live updates

Putin – REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Oil giants including Saudi Arabia will be boosted by a rise in European oil demand as Vladimir Putin shuts off the continent’s gas taps, experts have warned. World oil consumption is set to jump by 2.1m barrels a day this year as factories and power generators try to dodge rocketing gas … Read more

Live news updates: China locks down manufacturing hub as Covid-19 cases rise nationally

Yiwu, in China’s eastern Zhejiang province, is a major manufacturing hub for consumer goods © AFP/Getty Images Chinese authorities locked down the eastern city of Yiwu, an important manufacturing and export hub, on Thursday, as several outbreaks of the coronavirus triggered tighter restrictions in locations across the country. China is one of the last countries … Read more

Pexa confirms first lenders to go live with digital remortgaging

PEXA has confirmed that both Hinckley & Rugby Building Society and Shawbrook Bank will be the first lenders to commence transacting remortgage cases via its platform. This follows the successful testing of its PEXA Pay system earlier this year. Hinckley & Rugby Building Society and Shawbrook Bank are among the first to announce their partnership … Read more

Live news updates: Game developer Roblox tumbles after reporting decline in user spending

Game developer Roblox became the latest company in the video game industry to report a slowdown in growth, with a drop in a closely watched sales metric triggering a share price tumble in after-hours trading. The company, whose eponymous platform helps players design their own games, went public through a direct listing in March 2021, … Read more

Live news updates: Russia to suspend inspections of its nuclear weapons under treaty with US

Russia said it would suspend American inspections of its nuclear weapons under a key treaty with the US because of western sanctions over its invasion of Ukraine. Moscow told the US on Monday it could no longer participate in inspections under the New Start Treaty, the last major arms control agreement remaining between the countries, … Read more

Base rate rises, mortgage affordability, new AR rules and more discussed on Lenders Live

With last week’s base rate rise to 1.75%, industry experts suggest that as it stands mortgage rate rises are not having a wider impact on weekly and monthly income and expenditure as some other factors such as increasing fuel costs, food supplies and utility bills. Speaking on this week’s Lenders Live on LinkedIn hosted by … Read more

As Live Events Return, Cvent Stays ‘Triple Threat’ Course

Meetings technology giant Cvent on Thursday announced second-quarter revenue above the top end of its projections, fueled by a return of in-person short-term meetings. But company executives said the return of live events and the memory-holing of the pandemic-era exclusively virtual meetings program doesn’t change Cvent’s strategy of a three-way platform offering of live, hybrid … Read more