UK

US bans sales of Juul e-cigarettes, company to seek stay on enforcement

US bans sales of Juul e-cigarettes, company to seek stay on enforcement

June 23 (Reuters) – Sales of Juul e-cigarettes were blocked by the US Food and Drug Administration on Thursday, in a major blow to the once high-flying firm whose products have been tied to a surge in teenage vaping. The agency said the applications “lacked sufficient evidence” to show that sale of the products would …

US bans sales of Juul e-cigarettes, company to seek stay on enforcement Read More »

EXCLUSIVE Disney/Pixar's 'Lightyear,' with same-sex couple, will not play in 14 countries;  China in question

EXCLUSIVE Disney/Pixar’s ‘Lightyear,’ with same-sex couple, will not play in 14 countries; China in question

LOS ANGELES, June 13 (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) has been unable to obtain permission to show its new Pixar movie “Lightyear” in 14 Middle Eastern and Asian countries, a source said on Monday, and the animated film appeared unlikely to open in China, the world’s largest movie market. A “Lightyear” producer told Reuters …

EXCLUSIVE Disney/Pixar’s ‘Lightyear,’ with same-sex couple, will not play in 14 countries; China in question Read More »

Freeport LNG plant blast adds to strain on global supplies

Freeport LNG plant blast adds to strain on global supplies

HOUSTON, June 9 (Reuters) – Freeport LNG, operator of one of the largest US export plants producing liquefied natural gas (LNG), will shut for at least three weeks following an explosion at its Texas Gulf Coast facility, raising the risk of shortages especially in Europe. Freeport LNG, which provides around 20% of US LNG processing, …

Freeport LNG plant blast adds to strain on global supplies Read More »

What we know about Queen Elizabeth II's health after she pulls out of jubilee thanksgiving service

What we know about Queen Elizabeth II’s health after she pulls out of jubilee thanksgiving service

Buckingham Palace said Thursday the Queen experienced “some discomfort” during the first day of her Platinum Jubilee celebration and would sit out of the second day’s major event. “The Queen greatly enjoyed today’s Birthday Parade and Flypast but did experience some discomfort,” Buckingham Palace said in a statement Thursday. “Taking into account the journey and …

What we know about Queen Elizabeth II’s health after she pulls out of jubilee thanksgiving service Read More »

Blame game in France after 'chaotic' Champions League final

Blame game in France after ‘chaotic’ Champions League final

PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) – Chaotic scenes at the French national stadium before and during Saturday night’s Champions League final were branded a national embarrassment, while French ministers blamed Liverpool fans for the trouble. The final between Liverpool and Real Madrid kicked off with a 35-minute delay after police tried to hold back people attempting …

Blame game in France after ‘chaotic’ Champions League final Read More »