Sydney Airport has agreed to accept A $ 23.6 billion (£ 13 billion; $ 17.5 billion) takeover offer from a group of investors. If completed, the deal will be one of the largest acquisitions ever in Australia. The deal came after the Sydney Aviation Alliance (SAA) raised its offer inContinue Reading

Tesla billionaire Elon Musk launched a Twitter poll of his 62.6 million followers asking if he should sell 10% of his shares. The vote, which closes later on Sunday, could see him sell off $ 21 billion (£ 16 billion) of shares in the electric carmaker. He promised to respectContinue Reading

US employers hired more new workers in October than expected after a slowdown in the summer. Businesses added 531,000 jobs and the unemployment rate dropped slightly to 4.6%, according to official data. The hiring figures for September were also revised upwards. The spread of the Delta variant and slower growthContinue Reading

A new work of art has been installed in Coventry Cathedral, to temporarily replace a vandalized window. The Lichtung is the work of artist Anne Petters and remains in effect until February. It was displayed next to the shattered Angel of the Eternal Gospel, in the western screen of theContinue Reading

A pill to treat Covid developed by the US company Pfizer reduces the risk of hospitalization or death by 89% in vulnerable adults, the results of clinical studies suggest. The drug – Paxlovid – is intended for use immediately after the development of symptoms in people at high risk ofContinue Reading

US President Joe Biden criticized the leaders of China and Russia for failing to show up at the COP26 climate summit. In a speech on Tuesday evening, Biden said that the climate is “a huge problem” and that China “is gone”, adding that it was “the same with Russia andContinue Reading

The leaders of the world’s richest economies have agreed to continue efforts to limit global warming through “meaningful and effective measures”. But the agreement of the G20 summit in Rome made few concrete commitments, disappointing activists. Host country Italy had hoped that fixed goals would be set ahead of theContinue Reading

G20: World leaders agree on historic corporate tax agreement The leaders of 20 major world economies have approved a global agreement under which the profits of large companies will be taxed at least 15%. This raises concerns that multinational companies are redirecting their profits through low-tax jurisdictions. The pact wasContinue Reading

Sixteen people were evacuated from a burning container ship off the coast of Canada. The Zim Kingston ship emits toxic gas, but officials say there is no “safety risk” for those on land. The ship was just heading to Vancouver when it caught fire late Saturday. The response shipsContinue Reading