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'Ruble slide: Speculators moved in as Central Bank was asleep at the wheel'
For the sake of the Russian economy, the Central Bank cannot continue its waiting game strategy for too long hoping that speculators give up before it does, says Mike Ingram, a market strategist at BGC Brokers in London.

16.12.2014 14:25

Energy firms in crisis amid collapsing oil prices, insolvencies treble
Insolvencies among UK oil and gas companies have trebled this year with a further £55 billion worth of future oil projects facing uncertainty, an accountancy firm has warned.

15.12.2014 09:13

‘Plunging oil has ‘definite effect’ on Canada’
Oil prices that have collapsed to 5-year lows will dramatically hit Canada, as energy sales provide about 30 percent of the budget revenues, Jennifer Winter, Associate Director at University of Calgary, told RT.

11.12.2014 11:33

4.3mn tons of food thrown away by firms annually – amid rife hunger & poverty
Supermarket giant Morrisons binned of 10,000 Cornish pasties after their delivery driver arrived 17 minutes late for collection, according to a report on hunger in the UK. The report also found that 4.3 million tons of edible food is discarded annually.

08.12.2014 11:31

​50,000 tons of Russian coal enter Ukraine
The Ukrainian Energy Ministry has announced that hundreds of wagons full of Russian coal which had been held up at the border in Ukraine’s east since last week, have now started entering the country.

06.12.2014 19:24

Congress gives Native American lands to foreign mining company with new NDAA
Congress is poised to give a foreign mining company 2,400 acres of national forest in Arizona that is cherished ancestral homeland to Apache natives. Controversially, the measure is attached to annual legislation that funds the US Defense Department.

04.12.2014 16:32

‘House of Representatives’ resolution declares Cold War’
The US House of Representatives’ resolution passed Tuesday declares not only war against Russia, but a war for Kiev against Donetsk and Lugansk, Daniel McAdams, executive director at the Ron Paul Institute, told RT.

04.12.2014 13:28

​Osborne criticized for empty £2bn NHS promise
George Osborne is facing criticism after it was revealed that his highly anticipated extra £2 billion per year of “extra NHS funding” actually includes a re-allocation of £750 million from the Department of Health.

01.12.2014 12:37

'Disturbing’: Arms firms dine at Tower of London days after ‘sea of poppies’ closed
The Tower of London hosted a networking dinner for global arms manufacturers, mere days after the extremely popular ‘sea of poppies’ remembrance installation closed. Tower managers have been accused of “crass insensitivity.”

28.11.2014 12:52

Oil industry battle: ‘New fracking technologies VS traditional extraction methods’
OPEC is not a monolithic organization and it fails to agree on common policy, so it’s unlikely that the upcoming Vienna meeting will become a deciding factor on oil prices, Adrian Salbuchi, International consultant, told RT.

26.11.2014 08:11

​Depression? There’s an app for that
Teenagers and young people with mental health problems such as depression and anxiety will be encouraged to use smartphone apps to treat their conditions, a government minister has said.

25.11.2014 15:16

Libya owes UK £14mn for scrapped military training scheme
The Libyan government owes the UK £14 million for an aborted training program aimed at helping the depleted post-Gaddafi army to recover. The program was abandoned after recruits sexually attacked locals near their Cambridgeshire barracks.

24.11.2014 11:24