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EU moves to protect large carnivores

EU moves to protect large carnivores

Science
The EU is to allow farmers to receive full compensation for any damages caused by attacks from protected animals like lynxes, wolves and bears.Other expenses including installing electric fences or acquiring guard dogs to prevent damage will also be fully reimbursed. The EU says the move will help protect large predators in areas where they have come into conflict with humans.Campaigners hope it will limit the need for culls. After many decades of decline, the numbers of large carnivores like wolves and bears are stable or increasing in many parts of Europe, often due to concentrated conservation efforts. 'Wolf-like' creature puzzles US experts Rare brown bear dies in capture operation There are now around 17,000 brown bears in E...
In your 40s with no retirement savings? Make these your next moves

In your 40s with no retirement savings? Make these your next moves

Finance
Will your nest egg last? It's no secret that Americans, on the whole, are behind on retirement savings. While it's one thing to be in your 20s or 30s with no nest egg, by the time you reach your 40s it's a bad situation. Though the average American aged 44 to 49 has a little over $ 81,000 socked away for the future, according to the Economic Policy Institute, there are plenty of 40-somethings with no savings at all. If you're one of them, here's how to recover. 1. Don't panic Nerve-wracking as it may be to find yourself in your 40s without a dime set aside for your golden years, don't flip out about it too much. The good news is that you still have a number of working years ahead of you to catch up, so rather than harp on what you haven't saved, focus your energy on do...
United Continental moves to Nasdaq

United Continental moves to Nasdaq

Finance
United Continental is moving its stock to the Nasdaq. The airline company said in a press release after the bell Friday that it is transferring its stock exchange listing from the New York Stock Exchange, with its common stock set to begin trading on the Nasdaq on Sept. 7. "We look forward to our future partnership with Nasdaq. Their highly respected trading platform and marketing initiatives offer the most cost-effective listing alternative and support our work to deliver on our cost targets," said Gerry Laderman, executive vice president and chief financial officer of United Continental. ...
Standard Chartered chief warning over Brexit staff moves

Standard Chartered chief warning over Brexit staff moves

Business
A Standard Chartered bank executive says tough demands by EU regulators could mean more jobs being moved from the UK overseas than currently thought.Europe and Americas boss Tracy Clarke says the relatively small size of the bank in the EU market means it would not "be moving hundreds of people".But she says the impact on banks with large EU services may be "significant".Standard Chartered is to spend about £15m turning its Frankfurt office into a European base due to Brexit.The bank plans to create a subsidiary at its German branch in order to maintain access to the European market after the UK withdraws from the European Union.'Empty shells'It has been waiting nearly nine months for EU officials to approve the relevant banking licence, which it or...
‘He is such an outstanding boy’ – Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp pays tribute to Danny Ings after striker moves to Southampton

‘He is such an outstanding boy’ – Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp pays tribute to Danny Ings after striker moves to Southampton

Sports
“What is clear is that in his time here he had zero luck really, certainly in my time. Before joining I tried to watch as many games on tape as I could from the season so far and Danny Ings stood out as someone I was really looking forward to coaching. There appear to be no hard feelings between Klopp and Ings “We all know his story and the bad luck he has had since then. “It’s why the other emotion is that of being pleased for Danny that he has such a good move and his future is now very bright. “When he said to us he thinks this is the window it might be best to look elsewhere, for the sake of his career and playing more regular football, it was clear early on that Southampton has great appeal to him personally. “It’s his h...