Eurotunnel says it expects Brexit to have a short-term impact on its business but that it is well-placed to cope.The warning over Britain's impending departure from the EU comes as the company’s parent company Getlink posted results that showed a ninth successive year of growth and a significant rise in passenger numbers.However, it struck a note of caution about Brexit, saying on-going uncertainty would affect the service.“The current political situation, particularly in the United Kingdom, is likely to generate uncertainty about the short-term impact of the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union on 29 March 2019.”It said that any disruption to its services was likely to occur in the weeks following.The company said: “Eurotunnel is ready for Brexit – the #BrexitandBeyond campaign for stakeholders, including customers and the authorities, the optimisation of the two terminals, the creation of a veterinary and phytosanitary customs zone and … [Read more...] about Eurotunnel’s growth warning over Brexit
SPONSORED EDITORIALA Kent-based company says it has found a way for people to make easy money in their spare time and from the comfort of their own homes.Using their computers, tablets or even phones, those signing up with 20Cogs can make as much as £200 per month for completing the easiest of tasks.All members have to do is complete online competitions and surveys as well as register for offers and gaming services and they will be paid for it.It’s been a successful innovation by the Maidstone company and 20Cogs have continued to go from strength-to-strength since the business first arrived onto the scene back in 2016.Launched by Submission Technology, 20Cogs is currently rated ‘Great’ on consumer review platform Trustpilot from over 1,200 reviews and frequently get awarded five-star reviews from users.Testament to that achievement is how they have managed to pay out over £1 million to all their members across the county and beyond.“20Cogs is perfect … [Read more...] about Get paid up to £200 to sign up for online offers!
TAIPEI - Two crew members have been confirmed dead and 6 are missing after a deadly brawl broke out on board a Taiwanese fishing vessel in a remote area of the Indian Ocean. The fight broke out early Wednesday morning when the chief officer of the Wen Peng attacked two of his crew, according to Taiwan officials. "A fight broke out when the chief officer hacked two of his crew to death in a disciplinary action dispute," the Taiwan fisheries department said in a statement Thursday, adding that 11 crew members were forced to jump overboard during the brawl. The captain together with five other crew members managed to barricade themselves in a cabin and escaped hours later by jumping off the ship, which was 1,500 nautical miles northeast of Mauritius. They were rescued by vessels nearby. A total of 12 including the captain, chief engineer and a fisheries department official are now onboard 2 Taiwanese fishing vessels and an Australian container ship which answered the distress call. Six … [Read more...] about 2 dead, 6 missing after high-seas brawl on Taiwan fishing boat
Juventus’ shares were tumbling after the club’s 2-0 away loss to Atletico Madrid dented their hopes of winning this season’s Champions League. Cristiano Ronaldo, signed for big money in the summer, had a difficult game with investors seemingly negative on the club’s chances with Juventus stock down 9.3% as of 12.25 in London (7.25 ET). Juventus had big hopes for this season’s competition, but a potential knockout in the last-16 would be a major blow to the club. It was more than Juventus’ players that came unstuck after a difficult night in Madrid translated into a major issue for the club’s share price. Juventus’ shares were falling more than 9% after the club’s disappointing result against Atletico Madrid Wednesday night may have dashed the Italian champion’s hopes of winning Europe’s biggest club competition. The club’s shares rose a massive 95% in the days following the signing of Portuguese superstar … [Read more...] about Juventus shares are tanking after Ronaldo’s side suffered a major Champions League blow
Apple is set to roll out a credit card with Goldman Sachs this spring, reports the Wall Street Journal. The card will soon begin a testing phase internally with employees before rolling out to the general public. The Journal says both companies are hoping to lure additional customers by offering them extra card features through Apple’s Wallet app. Such extra features reportedly include the ability for users to set spending goals, manage their balances, and track their rewards via the Wallet app. This isn’t the first time the Wall Street Journal has reported on a possible joint card between Apple and Goldman Sachs. Back in May of last year, the Journal reported on the initiative. At the time, the Journal said: Apple Inc. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. are preparing to launch a new joint credit card, a move that would deepen the technology giant’s push into its customers’ wallets and mark the Wall Street firm’s first foray into plastic. The planned card … [Read more...] about Apple’s latest product? A joint credit card with Goldman Sachs