Thursday, May 11th: Nautical Decor
Thursday, May 11th: Nautical Decor
Google's Gemini has been criticized for depicting specific white figures or historically white groups of people as racially diverse individuals.
Zurich Insurance posted a better than expected annual operating profit on Thursday, led by strong performance in its life business, and announced a share buyback of up to 1.1 billion Swiss francs ($1.25 billion). Operating profit rose 21% to a record $7.4 billion for the year to Dec. 31, beating the $7.1 billion average estimate in an anbalyst poll compiled by the company. Zurich, Europe's fifth-largest insurer, last year set more ambitious three-year financial targets, including a 2025 goal for business operating profit after tax return on equity (BOPAT ROE) of more than 20%.
The FTSE 100 is expected to open higher this morning, after results from Nvidia beat expectations last night in the US. Back home, Lloyds Banking Group, Rolls-Royce and WPP highlight a busy day for results. Lloyds, as the UK’s biggest mortgage lender, will be especially closely watched for its outlook on the economy.
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A study claims seven of the 10 biggest food manufacturers made 68% of their packaged food and drink sales in the UK in 2022 from junk food.
With Thomas Tuchel joining Jurgen Klopp in making a summer departure, both Bayern Munich and Liverpool are in the market for a new manager.
Candidates for Iran's parliament began campaigning Thursday in the country's first election since the bloody crackdown on the 2022 nationwide protests that followed the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in police custody. State television said 15,200 candidates will compete for a four-year term in the 290-seat chamber that hardliners have controlled for two decades. Amini died on Sept. 16, 2022, after her arrest by Iran’s morality police for allegedly violating the country’s strict headscarf law that forced women to cover their hair and entire bodies.
A leader of a Japan-based crime syndicate conspired to traffic uranium and plutonium from Myanmar in the belief that Iran would use it to make nuclear weapons, U.S. prosecutors allege. Takeshi Ebisawa, 60, and his confederates showed samples of nuclear materials that had been transported from Myanmar to Thailand to an undercover Drug Enforcement Administration agent posing as a narcotics and weapons trafficker who had access to an Iranian general, according to federal officials. The nuclear material was seized and samples were later found to contain uranium and weapons-grade plutonium.
Supplies included essential medicines, fuel and food for patients and staff.
The artificial intelligence boom has helped Nvidia become one of the most valuable firms in the US.
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LLOYDS BANK offered a positive view of the UK economy thismorning, with booming profits and low impairment charges on bad debts. Lloyds has set aside £450 million to deal with potential finesfrom the City regulator from its investigation into car loan commissions.
The sector continues to benefit from the post-pandemic boom in leisure travel despite inflation and the resurgence of recession fears in Europe, while business travel is gradually recovering. Accord said the current year will be rich in international events such as the Olympic Games in Paris and Euro 2024 in Germany. "We have made an encouraging start to 2024, with an increase in occupancy rates and prices, which are holding up well, and renewed confidence in our ability to generate and share growth," CFO Martine Gerow said in a call with journalists.
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Labour’s amendment to the SNP’s motion calling for a Gaza ceasefire has been approved - but not before chaos broke out over the handling of the debate