Big business seeks unified, market-based approaches ahead of climate summit

Corporate executives and investors say they want world leaders at next week’s climate summit to embrace a unified and market-based approach to slashing their carbon emissions. The request reflects the…

Tokyo tightening virus measures nearly 100 days before Olympics

Aljazeera – Japan’s government has approved tighter coronavirus measures for the capital, weeks after lifting a state of emergency and with just more than 100 days until the postponed Tokyo…

LG scraps its smartphone business as losses mount

LG Electronics said on Monday it would close down its loss-making smartphone business. In January, the South Korean electronics giant said it was looking at all options for the division…

Nike sues over ‘Satan Shoes’ with human blood

NIKE is suing Brooklyn art collective MSCHF over a controversial pair of “Satan Shoes” that contain a drop of real human blood in the soles. The $1,018 (£740) trainers, which…

Suez Canal: Ever Given container ship finally freed

A giant container ship that blocked the Suez Canal for nearly a week has finally been freed after a mammoth salvage operation. Tug boats honked their horns in celebration as…

Traffic jam in the Suez canal could seriously hit your wallet

ONE of the world’s most vital trade arteries has been blocked by a quarter-mile-long container ship, creating a traffic jam that has ensnared over 200 vessels and could take weeks…

Fears of prolonged Suez Canal blockage drive oil prices higher

OIL prices rose sharply on Friday on mounting concerns that it could take weeks to dislodge a giant container ship blocking the Suez Canal, possibly squeezing supplies of crude and…

UK to spend $1.4bn to cut carbon emissions from industry

Aljazeera – The United Kingdom says it plans to invest one billion pounds ($1.39bn) to cut emissions from industry, schools and hospitals as part of wider “green revolution” designed to…

Unilever will stop calling certain hair and skin types ‘normal’ in inclusivity push

Unilever, the owner of Dove, Vaseline and Axe, is dumping the word “normal.” The consumer goods giant announced Tuesday that it would no longer use the term to describe certain…

Volvo Cars bets on electric vehicles

Volvo Cars is only going to sell electric vehicles by 2030, the Swedish firm has said. It will phase out all car models with internal combustion engines by then, including…