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SKorea’s LG to exit loss-making mobile phone business

SKorea’s LG to exit loss-making mobile phone business

Technology
South Korean electronics maker LG says it is getting out of its loss-making mobile phone business to focus on electric vehicle components, robotics, artificial intelligence and other products and servicesByThe Associated PressApril 5, 2021, 9:13 AM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleSEOUL, South Korea -- South Korean electronics maker LG said Monday it is getting out of its loss-making mobile phone business to focus on electric vehicle components, robotics, artificial intelligence and other products and services.LG's board approved the shift in strategy and the company expects to fully exit the mobile phone business by the end of July, it said in a statement.LG was once the third-largest mobile phone maker but has lost market share to Chinese and other competitor...
Exit polls indicate no clear winner in Israeli elections

Exit polls indicate no clear winner in Israeli elections

World
JERUSALEM -- Exit polls indicate there is no clear winner in Tuesday’s Israeli election, leaving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s fate uncertain and signaling continued political deadlock.The polls on Israel’s three main TV stations showed Netanyahu and his religious and nationalist allies, as well as diverse array of opponents, both falling short of a parliamentary majority. That could set the stage for weeks of paralysis and even an unprecedented fifth consecutive election. Exit polls are often imprecise and the official results may not be known for days.Netanyahu nevertheless said Israelis had “given a great victory to the right and to the Likud under my leadership" in a Facebook post late Tuesday.The exit polls conducted by Channels 11, 12 and 13 were nearly identical, showing Netan...
Thorntons leaves 600 jobs at risk through town centre exit

Thorntons leaves 600 jobs at risk through town centre exit

Business
Thorntons, the chocolate retailer, has announced plans to permanently close its entire UK store estate of 61 sites.The company said its decision, which was now the subject of consultation with employees, would affect 603 workers but said it hoped to redeploy some of those affected. Thorntons said it was based not only on the impact of COVID-19 lockdowns over the past year but factors related to the pandemic across the retail sector. Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player 'We want to open at exactly the same time as non-essential retail' ...
Piers Morgan stands by Meghan criticism after GMB exit

Piers Morgan stands by Meghan criticism after GMB exit

Entertainment
Getty ImagesPiers Morgan has said he stands by his criticism of the Duchess of Sussex as ITV's Good Morning Britain airs for the first time since his departure.It was announced on Tuesday that Morgan had left the show after saying he "didn't believe a word" Meghan said in her interview with Oprah Winfrey.Addressing his exit, co-host Susanna Reid said she had disagreed with his comments, and added: "Shows go on."Ofcom is investigating his comments after receiving 41,000 complaints.Ranvir Singh, who was sitting in Morgan's chair on Wednesday, said: "We don't call him Marmite for nothing." It is not yet known who will be his permanent replacement on GMB. In a tweet as the programme was beginning, Morgan said: "On Monday, I said I didn't believe Meghan Markle in her Oprah interview. I've had t...

Transfer news LIVE: Liverpool target Florian Neuhaus ‘relaxed’ over future, Hector Bellerin considers Arsenal exit amid PSG interest, Barcelona chasing Sergio Aguero

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]talkSPORT.com brings you all the latest transfer news and gossip from the Premier League.       Erling Haaland’s next club will be in the Premier League due to Barcelona and Real Madrid funds as Man City tipped to beat Chelsea and Manchester United to Dortmund star Manchester United cool interest in Jadon Sancho due […] talkSPORT