Finance

UK left with €113bn Brexit bill

By Zakiya Afzani UK need to pay out €113bn in overdue EU contributions before it can leave the block via Brexit Brussels will slap a hefty price tag on Britain’s Brexit bill by demanding an upfront gross payment of €113bn it has been reported.   The Financial Times has analysed…




Brexit | Article 50 triggered as Britain formally leaves the EU

By Saila Safwana Britain formally leaves the EU as PM Theresa May triggers Brexit with Article 50 Following a week and weekend of intense public protests and promises by some politicians that Brexit can be stopped, UK Prome Minister Theresa May had today formally triggered Article 50, reducing the EU…


Britain boycotts google ads

By Zakiya Afzani  The British government, UK banks amen big business have boycotted google ads in droves Days after the British government withdrew all of its taxpayer-funded adverts from YouTube, yes tax money is used on advertising in the UK, after the adverts were seen next to white supremacist and…




Oman | People with special needs to receive 50 per cent discounts on flights

By Aisha Butt  Omanis who qualify for the social insurance programme will be eligible for a 50 per cent discount on flights with Oman Air, the airline has announced In a heart warming display of social responsibility Oman Air is extending a 50 per cent discount to those with special…


Sultan Qaboos of Oman makes rare public appearance with Iranian President Rouhani

  By Anita Zhxin Sultan Qaboos makes rare public appearance with Iranian President Rouhani   Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said his country sought good relations with its Gulf Arab neighbours as he began a one-day trip to Oman and Kuwait on Wednesday, his first since taking power in 2013. Omani…


Lloyds Banking Group fiscal study shows UK as worst country to do business

By Heyami Alghatta Top corporate executives list the UK as having the worst business infrastructure, Lloyds Bank study shows. In a recent study by Lloyds Banking Group which asked it’s top corporate clients a series of questions regarding ease of business practice and concerns the UK failed to impress.  …