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No hard stuff: London Metal Exchange bans traders from boozing during work hours

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In an attempt to improve the image of its industry, the world’s largest metals bourse, the London Metal Exchange (LME), is planning to enforce an official ban on alcohol consumption for its floor traders during their working day. The exchange expects its dealers to pursue a zero-tolerance policy towards alcohol, as they are in charge Read More

Make America whine again: Trump threatens French wine with tariffs

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US President Donald Trump has once again accused France of creating trade barriers to US wine exports. He promised that he would work to open the European market to ‘great’ American wine. “France charges us a lot for the wine. And yet we charge them very little for French wine,” Trump told CNBC during an Read More

Russian space chief says he would NOT hire Elon Musk

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There’s no career opportunity for Elon Musk with Roscosmos, the Russian space agency, its head Dmitry Rogozin said, adding however, that he would gladly meet the SpaceX boss if he ever comes to visit. Roscosmos would not hire Musk to get help with reusable rocketry, Rogozin said on Saturday, while answering questions from reporters. The Read More

Pernod confident on Asia, Jacob’s Creek selling well in China

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PARIS (Reuters) – Drinks group Pernod Ricard, which is being targeted by activist investor Elliot, sounded confident on Tuesday over its growth prospects in Asia including for wines such as its Jacob’s Creek brand. Bottles of Ricard’s aniseed-flavoured beverage are pictured at the Ricard manufacturing unit in Lormont, near Bordeaux, France February 15, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Read More

Green demands force European brewers to raise their drinks game

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ANTWERP, Belgium (Reuters) – European brewers expect they will need to tell more demanding drinkers as much about the environmental impact of a beer as its taste in the next decade as Europe enforces pollution laws. FILE PHOTO: Heineken beers are seen on a production line at the Heineken brewery in Jacarei, Brazil June 12, Read More

Austrian paper outs ‘Russian oligarch’s niece’ at center of tape scandal as Bosnian student

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The ‘Russian oligarch’s niece’ at the center of the corruption scandal that brought down the Austrian government was actually a Bosnian student paid to set up the then-vice-chancellor, an Austrian tabloid claims. Austria’s government collapsed on Monday after a no-confidence motion in parliament ousted Chancellor Sebastian Kurz from power. The scandal began two weeks earlier, Read More

WHO drops ‘transgenderism’ from global disease registry, but adds ‘burnout’ & ‘gaming addiction’

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The World Health Organization has prioritized norm-setting over curbing actual disease, adding burnout and gaming addiction to its International Classification of Diseases and removing transgenderism in a politically correct move. Defining “burnout” as “a syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed,” the WHO’s definition stresses that burnout is Read More

Celebrating the body, or just plain creepy? Director facing backlash over ‘porn’ movie at Cannes

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French director Abdellatif Kechiche is not earning much praise for his latest film — a piece of cinema slammed for its depictions of women and described by one critic as a bland “three-hours-plus of jiggling female butts.” ‘Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo’ follows protagonist Ophélie, who has been cheating on her husband and finds herself pregnant Read More

Strip third-born children of rights, says yoga guru close to Modi, forgets Modi is a 3rd child

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Billionaire yoga teacher Baba Ramdev wants sweeping political measures across India, including a total ban on alcohol and cow slaughter. He also suggested stripping third-born children of voting rights to curb population growth. “India’s population should not be more than 150 crores (1.5 billion) in the next 50 years as we are not prepared or Read More