China today drastically cut down tariffs levied on the import of personal luxury items to stimulate domestic consumption and encourage its citizens to buy more from the local markets instead of foreign.
European stocks fell in early trading after a Greek minister said that Athens would struggle to meet its upcoming debt payments. Interior Minister Nikos Voutsis made his comments during a weekend TV programme.
One of Nigeria's biggest banks on Monday announced it was shutting branches early due to a lack of fuel, in the latest sign of shortages hitting businesses.
It will be a test of man and machine. The Solar Impulse project is about to undertake its greatest challenge yet - to fly non-stop from Nanjing in China to Hawaii in the Central Pacific.
They rallied in Lykes Gaslight Square Park downtown before embarking on a 2-mile march along Kennedy Boulevard to a McDonald's restaurant, waving signs with phrases like “I won't be your science project” and “Stop eating cancer”.