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Jaguar Land Rover unveils plans to build electric cars in UK

Jaguar Land Rover unveils plans to build electric cars in UK

Business
By John-Paul Ford Rojas & James Sillars, business reporters Jaguar Land Rover has announced plans to build new electric vehicle models at its Castle Bromwich plant, a decision it says safeguards thousands of jobs at the site and in the supply chain.Britain's biggest carmaker said it had forced itself into the decision despite continued Brexit uncertainty but signalled future investment in its home market was not guaranteed as it needed to see the "right deal". The company said the first electric vehicle to be produced at the Birmingham factory would be Jaguar's flagship saloon, the XJ. Image: The Jaguar I-PACE is made in Austria It will be seen as a boost for the British car industry after JLR...
New Minecraft game aims to build on Pokemon Go success

New Minecraft game aims to build on Pokemon Go success

Technology
A new Minecraft game is coming out for mobiles that uses augmented reality to put virtual creations in the real world.Minecraft Earth will be hoping to have similar success to Pokemon Go, which was a massive hit and saw players searching their neighbourhoods for virtual creatures. The makers say the new version will allow gamers to "create masterpieces together" and take their builds "into the wild at full size" - and even promise "Minecraft pigs parading around your local park". Here’s the full-length, first-ever, look at Minecraft Earth! Discover how the reality-bending, world-blending power of AR bring blocks to life! Armed with just your phone and your creativity, you now have the power to Minecraft your world. pic.twitter.com/REHgZc7jJ9— Minecraft Earth (@m
African, Haitian migrants stranded in Mexican border city build shantytown

African, Haitian migrants stranded in Mexican border city build shantytown

World
TAPACHULA, Mexico, May 14 (UPI) -- African and Haitian migrants stranded for two months in southern Mexico during an immigration crackdown begun by the United States are living in a roadside shantytown whose squalid conditions endanger health and hurt nearby small businesses, residents and local migrant aid organizations say. "I've never seen it like this and I've lived here 30 years. My business is suffering," said Narciso Lopez Flores, a convenience store owner. "Piles of trash are everywhere and people are defecating near to where they have to sleep. I'm worried about everybody's health, my family's and theirs." Mexico's crackdown on undocumented migrants trying to reach the U.S.-Mexico border has gone into high gear. Rigorous immigration in southern Mexico is one of the government's r...
Elections do matter to market, but you can build a poll-proof portfolio

Elections do matter to market, but you can build a poll-proof portfolio

Finance
By DK AggarwalThe stock market fluctuates to the flow of news related to not just the economy, but also politics and other events. In India, the general elections decide what is in store on the political front for the next five years and foreign players generally prefer to invest in economies that have stable governments with strong policies with long-term visibility. The rally we are witnessing in Indian stocks can be attributed to the optimism over expectation of Narendra Modi’s return as Prime Minister for another term. This optimism has kept foreign investors bullish on India and the market is benefitting from huge emerging market inflows. To boot, India equities have witnessed foreign inflows worth a net of $ 6.7 billion during January-March, which is more than the outflows of $ 4.4