Spain's Banco Sabadell on Thursday said its third-quarter net profit more than doubled from the same period a year ago thanks to a rise in the group's lending income and a solid performance at its British unit TSB. The country's fourth-largest bank in terms of total assets reported a net profit of 149 million euros ($173 million) in the July to September period. Analysts polled by Reuters expected a net profit of 115 million euros.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The soldiers in rural Myanmar twisted the young man’s skin with pliers and kicked him in the chest until he couldn’t breathe. Then they taunted him about his family until his heart ached, too: “Your mom,” they jeered, “cannot save you anymore.” The young man and his friend, randomly arrested as they rode their bikes home, had been subjected to hours of agony inside a town hall transformed by the military into a torture center. “I’m going to die,” the young man told hims
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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A monk was made to hop like a frog, in a humiliation tactic. An accountant was shocked with electric probes. An artist was beaten in the head with a baton until he passed out. Since the military took over Myanmar’s government in February, it has tortured detainees held across the country in a methodical and systemic way, an Associated Press investigation has found. The military has also abducted thousands, including young men and boys; used the bodies of the dead and wo
Europe's Airbus raised full-year financial targets after a narrower-than-expected dip in third-quarter profits, and stuck to a goal of delivering 600 jetliners this year after driving down costs during the pandemic. Airbus delayed some planned production increases after a week in which several aerospace firms warned of supply shortages but rounded up its main A320-family narrowbody production target to 65 a month by summer 2023, slightly later than planned. In May, Airbus said it was calling on suppliers to secure a firm rate of 64 a month by second-quarter 2023.
Singapore's health ministry said it is looking into an "unusual surge" in infections after the city-state reported 5,324 new cases of COVID-19, the most since the beginning of the pandemic. Singapore also recorded 10 new deaths from the disease, taking its toll to 349. Singapore extended some of its social-distancing curbs last week to contain the spread of COVID-19 to ease pressure on the health system.
The House panel investigating the January 6 Capitol insurrection has focused some of its early work on the planning behind a massive rally at which former president Donald Trump falsely claimed to have won reelection and told his supporters to “fight like hell”
NEW YORK (AP) — Is it OK to go trick-or-treating during the pandemic? It depends on the situation and your comfort level, but there are ways to minimize the risk of infection this Halloween. Whether you feel comfortable with your children trick-or-treating could depend on factors including how high the COVID-19 transmission rate is in your area and if the people your kids will be exposed to are vaccinated. But trick-or-treating is an outdoor activity that makes it easy to maintain a physical dis
Former captain Jason Holder has replaced injured fast bowler Obed McCoy in the West Indies squad at cricket's Twenty20 World Cup. McCoy was ruled out of the remainder of the tournament because of a right shin injury, and the ICC's technical committee has approved Holder as his replacement. Holder has been with the defending champion West Indies squad in the United Arab Emirates as a traveling reserve.
Uponor Corporation Stock exchange release 28 October 2021 08:10 EET Uponor Corporation’s financial reporting and Annual General Meeting in 2022 Uponor Corporation publishes the following financial reports in 2022: Financial statements bulletin for 2021, 10 February at 8:00 EETJanuary-March interim report, 28 April at 8:00 EETJanuary-June half-year report, 27 July at 8:00 EETJanuary-September interim report, 4 November at 8:00 EET Prior to publishing financial results, Uponor follows a so-called
A rescued kangaroo enjoyed a nice scratch on her chest in Mount Colliery, Queensland.Claudia Thorne filmed a video that shows Bean the kangaroo snuggling into Thorne as she pets the animal.Thorne told Storyful that Bean was found in the middle of a road at night with injuries to her face and legs and was taken into care in November 2020. Thorne said the kangaroo was “an absolute delight to look after.”“I have the best job in the world, I get to spend my time with these beautiful animals,” Thorne told Storyful. Credit: Wally’s Wildlife via Storyful
Rugby Australia left with mess to clear up after withdrawal of Wallabies trio . Whether Quade Cooper, Samu Kerevi and Sean McMahon are a coalition of the unwilling or victims of circumstance, decisive yet prudent action must be taken