FILE PHOTO: Accenture CEO Pierre Nanterme leaves after the “Tech for Good” Summit at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, May 23, 2018. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann (Reuters) – Accenture PLC said on Friday Chief Executive Officer Pierre Nanterme has stepped down due to health reasons, effective immediately. Chief Financial Officer David Rowland will serve as the
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LISBON (Reuters) – Portugal’s parliament unanimously changed the law on Friday to expand the definition of rape to cover all sex without consent, joining just seven EU countries with such a wide definition. Lawmakers and campaigners in Portugal argued the law, which previously required prosecutors to show that an attack involved “violence”, had failed to
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FILE PHOTO: Travelers make their way through Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey, U.S., December 24, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Friday said he is planning changes to H-1B visas, which are issued temporarily to highly educated immigrants so they can work in specialty occupations, that would create
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LONDON/TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Hitachi (6501.T) has yet to decide whether to proceed with its trillion yen (£7.2 billion) nuclear project in Britain and talks with the government are continuing, the company and government said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A logo of Hitachi Ltd. is pictured at the CEATEC JAPAN 2017 (Combined Exhibition of Advanced
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LONDON (Reuters) – M. Night Shyamalan, the director known for his film-ending twists, brought his latest offering to London on Wednesday, comic book thriller “Glass” – a tale merging two of his previous movies. Actor Bruce Willis attends the European premiere of “Glass” in London, Britain January 9, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls Starring Bruce Willis, Samuel
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JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia is preparing to launch regulations fixing the rates drivers and riders for ride-hailing services such as Grab and Go-Jek receive, two government officials said this week, creating potential obstacles for the companies’ expansion. FILE PHOTO – Go-Jek driver helmets are seen during Go-Food festival in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 27, 2018. REUTERS/Beawiharta/File
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YANGON (Reuters) – A Myanmar court on Friday rejected the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail on charges of breaking the Official Secrets Act, saying the defence had not provided sufficient evidence to show they were innocent. FILE PHOTO: Detained Reuters journalists Kyaw Soe Oo and Wa Lone are escorted
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Home Secretary Amber Rudd arrives in Downing Street in London, February 6, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – A no-deal Brexit would not be good for Britain but the government is right to make preparations in case of such an outcome, Britain’s work and pensions minister Amber Rudd said on Friday.
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