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UAW strike expands to dozens of sites at GM and Stellantis
The move excludes Ford, which the UAW says is making more progress in talks. We take a look at the latest developments.
The Russian military company Wagner has a new leader - business school grad Dmitry Sytii. We hear more about him and what this means for the firm.
And in South America, a toll on a crucial waterway has generated a growing and expensive row between Argentina and Paraguay. We look into the details.
UAW strike may spread to more US states
General Motors, Ford Motor and Stellantis are bracing themselves for more walkouts as the carmakers struggle to get a deal with the United Auto Workers union on key issues like job security and pay parity for temporary workers.
The Polish president on Friday tried to ease tensions with its neighbour Ukraine over the import of grain. The argument started earlier in the year when the EU agreed to place restrictions on Ukrainian grain imports to Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia, as part of efforts to protect local farmers who blamed cheaper Ukrainian imports for a slump in prices in local markets.
Rupert Murdoch's resignation: What now for Fox and News Corp?
The 92-year-old will become chairman emeritus of the two corporations. His son, Lachland Murdoch, has been named his successor. We look at what the future might hold for family-run media empire.
And the cost of oranges has gone up this year as crop sizes have gone down across the world due to weather events. We hear more from a farmer and a trading association in Florida.
Rupert Murdoch steps down from running media empire
Rupert Murdoch has announced that he's stepping down from running one of the world's most powerful media empires. The ninety-two year-old says he's transitioning from his roles as Chair of Fox Corporation and Executive Chairman of News Corporation to the position of emeritus chairman.
The European Union has temporarily suspended funding for the World Food Programme in Somalia. This comes after a UN investigation found what it says is evidence of widespread theft and alleged misuse of aid meant to prevent famine. The European Commission gave more than 7 million dollars in aid to the World Programme's operations in Somalia last year.
One of Japan's most well-known corporations, Toshiba, has been sold to a private consortium -- which will end its seventy-four years as a listed company.
Brakes on Net Zero?
The UK Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak has announced an overhaul of the government's green commitments. He says it will still meet net zero targets by 2050.
Rishi Sunak, described the changes as a new, realistic approach to achieving net-zero carbon use, which would help hard-pressed families.