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Source: DW

Luxembourg election presents tough challenge to PM Xavier Bettel

14-Oct-2018

The future of Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel hangs in the balance as some 256,000 voters head to the polls in the European land-locked Grand Duchy on Sunday.

Opinion polls suggest Bettel could lose the vote due to his unpopular economic policies and declining support within his Democratic Party and coalition partners.

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Source: Common Domain

How CIOs Can Master the Art of Talking to the Board

Tuesday 19:07 GMT

Chief information officers are spending more time talking to their corporate boards, a welcome interaction but one that is filled with risk.

She has heard more than one CIO confess that, in effect, “every opportunity to talk to the board is an opportunity to get fired.” Yet this necessary conversation, with the proper understanding and preparation, “can go phenomenally well,” she told an audience at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo.

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Source: BBC

The rise of the fashion ‘happening’

Tuesday 22:48 GMT

Under the cavorting cherubs of Rubens’ Banqueting House ceiling during London Fashion Week, guests at accessories designer Anya Hindmarch’s ‘Chubby Clouds’ presentation lolled happily on the world’s largest beanbag, taking refuge from the rigours of Fashion Week to the voice of Zeb Soanes reading the Shipping Forecast, lullabies from The London Gay Men’s Chorus and guided meditations.

Take the catwalk show, for example: that quick-step conveyor belt of new garms that forms the mainstay of most fashion weeks.

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Source: Global News

‘Its like a Couche-Tard’: Quebec unions campaign to represent SQDC workers

Thursday 04:15 GMT

Many different Quebec unions are trying to get in on the action, representing the new crown corporation Confédérationdes Syndicats Nationaux Secretary General Jean Lortie said.

Société Québécoise du Cannabis employees will open the doors to the provincially run cannabis stores Wednesday as non-unionized workers. Unlike their SAQ counter parts, SQDC workers will not be represented by a union.

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Source: Common Domain

EBay Sues Amazon, Alleging Sellers Were Illegally Poached

Friday 04:15 GMT

“For years, and unbeknownst to eBay, Amazon has been engaged in a systematic, coordinated effort to infiltrate and exploit eBay’s proprietary M2M system on eBay’s platform to lure top eBay sellers to Amazon,” eBay alleges in the lawsuit. “The scheme is startling in breadth—involving large numbers of Amazon representatives (“Amazon reps”), targeting many hundreds of eBay sellers, and spanning several countries overseas and many states in the United States (including California).”

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Source: DW

eBay sues Amazon for allegedly poaching its sellers

Friday 04:15 GMT

Online retailer eBay filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against its competitor Amazon, accusing the Seattle-based giant of using eBay's own messaging system to steal sellers.

While both eBay and Amazon's revenue is boosted by independent sellers, the group has become a greater part of Amazon's recent growth. eBay described Amazon's scheme as an "orchestrated, coordinated, worldwide campaign" to "illegally lure eBay sellers."

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Source: BBC

McGuinness and Flintoff join Top Gear

Today 14:31 GMT

He began fronting spin-off show Extra Gear in 2016, and went on to co-host the main programme alongside LeBlanc and Harris on the most recent series,. According to the BBC, he "will remain part of the Top Gear family", along with Sabine Schmitz, and will continue to be the face of Extra Gear.

Lancashire lads McGuinness and Flintoff - known as Freddie Flintoff - were unveiled as the new faces of the motoring show on Monday morning.

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Source: Fox News

Trump on migrant caravan: 'Onslaught of illegal aliens' represents 'disgrace' to the Dems

Today 16:21 GMT

President Trump tweeted on Sunday that border security officials continued their "full efforts ... to stop the onslaught of illegal aliens" attempting to travel to the U.S. southern border via a large migrant caravan — while also describing such caravans as "a disgrace to the Democrat Party." "People have to apply for asylum in Mexico first, and if they fail to do that, the U.S. will turn them away," Trump tweeted.


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