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First a Malaysia Airlines plane goes missing and is never found. And four months later, another one of its passenger jets is shot out of the sky.The tragic events have taken the lives of 537 people in...

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Here’s a surprising effect of the latest U.S. sanctions against Russia: a run on AK-47s.Among the companies sanctioned this week was Kalashnikov Concern, the maker of the automatic weapon. “We sell...

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Microsoft has confirmed plans to “eliminate” up to 18,000 jobs worldwide as part of efforts to simplify the company’s operations and cut costs.The announcement was made in an email to staff entitled...

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Markets watchdog the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has recommended a full competition inquiry into banks.The provisional decision recommends a full-scale inquiry into the banking sector including...

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proposed class-action lawsuit contends Subaru of America failed to tell consumers about an oil-consumption problem in its most popular models.The suit claims the vehicles “prematurely burn off and/or...

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Shares in Malaysia Airlines closed down 11% in Malaysia following the crash of flight MH17 in Ukraine on route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur.Some Asian stock markets also ended the day lower on fears...

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Australia’s Senate has voted to repeal the carbon tax, a levy on the biggest polluters passed by the previous Labor government.Prime Minister Tony Abbott, whose Liberal-National coalition beat Labor...

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Online retailer eBay reported profits of $676m (£395m) during the period from March to June, beating analyst expectations.Shares in the company were up by more than 1.5% in trading after the US stock...

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Austria is in line with the current economic trend in Europe, according to several economic indicators made public in Austria on Friday. Analysis of the results of the indicators show that at the moment,...

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Farmers and drivers are worried about winter returning to Austria. As fields are covered in snow, farmers cannot plough the fields. This will lead to problems with summer crops. A Siberian cold front...