RPT-WEEKAHEAD-Wall St Week Ahead: Inflation Data May Seal Fate of Unloved U.S. Stock Rally

RPT-WEEKAHEAD-Wall St Week Ahead: Inflation Data May Seal Fate of Unloved U.S. Stock Rally

A rally in U.S. stocks that has powered on despite skepticism from Wall St faces a reality check in the coming week, as key inflation data threatens to shut the door on expectations of a dovish shift from the Federal Reserve. The S&P 500 has walked a tightrope this summer, rising 13% from its mid-June … Read more

Leytonstone: Police investigate after teenager stabbed to death on London high street

Leytonstone: Police investigate after teenager stabbed to death on London high street

6 August 2022, 17:22 Police at the scene of the stabbing in Leytonstone. Picture: Twitter Police have launched an investigation after a teenager was stabbed to death in east London. The youth was stabbed during an assault on Leytonstone High Road shortly after 2pm today. Police and paramedics rushed to the scene outside a row … Read more

Toronto hotel that’s been around for almost 90 years demolished for condos

Toronto hotel that’s been around for almost 90 years demolished for condos

Amid a big summer for hotel openings in Toronto, a longstanding lodging locale in The Beaches just met its demise. The Toronto of the past is giving way to a higher-density future of condo clustered corridors, coming at the cost of some well-known buildings that have served as staples in their neighbourhoods for generations. The latest … Read more

Tasmanian rural council’s $8.2m plan for agricultural town’s main street met with tractor protest

Tasmanian rural council’s .2m plan for agricultural town’s main street met with tractor protest

Historic charm and farming roots have coexisted in the northern Tasmanian town of Longford for decades, but a plan for the main street to be redeveloped and beautified has angered some within the community — culminating in tractors being driven into town in protest. Key points: Longford, with a population of just over 4,000, is known as … Read more

Abrupt order to clear Hastings Street causes scramble to house people living in tents

Abrupt order to clear Hastings Street causes scramble to house people living in tents

Tents line the sidewalk on East Hastings Street in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, on July 28.DARRYL DYCK/The Canadian Press A sudden move by Vancouver Fire Rescue Services to clear 150 tents and other structures from three core blocks of the Downtown Eastside has community groups and BC Housing scrambling to figure out ways of … Read more

London close: Stocks follow Wall Street weaker in late trading

London close: Stocks follow Wall Street weaker in late trading

The FTSE 100 ended the session down just 0.02 points at 7,306.28, and the FTSE 250 was 1.18% lower at 19,568.79. Sterling was in a mixed state, last trading 0.07% weaker against the dollar at $1.2034, while it strengthened 0.84% on the euro to €1.1886. “It’s been a broadly negative day for European markets with … Read more

Canberra family that doesn’t know where they will sleep tonight urges ACT government to address housing affordability and homelessness crisis

Canberra family that doesn’t know where they will sleep tonight urges ACT government to address housing affordability and homelessness crisis

Canberra mother Alicia O’Neill has felt her heart break many times over the past four months, but says her distress peaked when her young daughter asked her a painful question. “Where are we going, Mummy?,” Alicia said her four-year-old asked. “I don’t know, baby,” she replied honestly. “Well, Mum, we can’t drive forever,” the young girl … Read more

You can now buy the old site of an iconic Toronto bar

You can now buy the old site of an iconic Toronto bar

If you’re a fan of the Rolling Stones — or of rock ‘n’ roll in general — you’ve surely hit up Stones Place, the tenured, one-of-a-kind Toronto bar and live music venue named after the celebrated Mick Jagger-fronted band. Unfortunately, after 20 years in business, the iconic spot was taken out by pandemic closures, its … Read more

‘Sit down and type’: Berlin man pens book about life | News

‘Sit down and type’: Berlin man pens book about life | News

BERLIN, Pa. – Berlin resident J. Arthur Seitz Jr., promises anyone who reads his new book, “Snooks: A Collection of Tales, Ramblings, and Anecdotes,” will know him well by the end. The 85-year-old author penned the book shortly after his wife of 55 years, Phyllis Jean (Bell), died in 2019. Struck by an inability to … Read more