Will Danny Boyle direct the next Bond film? Here’s what…

Image copyright PA/Getty Images Image caption Boyle and Craig previously worked together on Bond short Happy and Glorious Danny Boyle has revealed he is working with Trainspotting writer John Hodge on a script for the next James Bond film. If made it will reunite the Oscar-winning director with 007 star Daniel Craig, with whom he worked on a short film made for the 2012 London Olympics. Boyle said this week he and Hodge had “got an idea” and were “working on a script”. “It all depends on how it turnsRead More

James Bond filming accident leads to compensation claim

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Daniel Craig, who played James Bond in Spectre, also filmed in Austria for the film A man who suffered “career-ending injuries” during filming of the James Bond film Spectre has launched a High Court compensation claim. Terry Madden, of Rickmansworth in Hertfordshire, was working as an assistant director in Austria in 2015. He says his legs were crushed after a Range Rover skidded out of control. Mr Madden’s lawyers said he should be compensated for injuries that “ultimately ended his successful and celebrated career”.Read More

Growth bond savings rates cut by NS&I

Image copyright Getty Images National Savings and Investments (NS&I) is to cut the interest rate it pays to investors who buy Guaranteed Growth and Income Bonds. From Tuesday, the three-year Growth Bond will only pay 1.95%, compared with 2.2% under the previous issue. The three-year Income Bond will pay 1.9%, down from 2.15%. The rate on the one-year version of both products will remain unchanged. NS&I said they had proved too popular since their launch in December. At the time they were near the top of the best buy tables,Read More

Lewis Gilbert: Director of Alfie and three Bond films d…

Image copyright Richard Young/REX/Shutterstock Image caption Gilbert made two Bond films with Sir Roger Moore, pictured with him in 2009 Lewis Gilbert, the British director of Alfie, Educating Rita and three James Bond films, has died at the age of 97, the BBC can confirm. Born in London in 1920, he became a child actor before directing war films including Carve Her Name with Pride. He made his Bond debut with 1967’s You Only Live Twice, going on to direct The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker. Bond producers MichaelRead More

No bond for suspect in “vicious, unprovoked” attack on …

WOBURN, Mass. — A Massachusetts man charged with fatally stabbing a woman studying to become a doctor in a public library has a severe mental illness, his lawyer said Monday. Jeffrey Yao, 23, was held without bail after not guilty pleas to charges including murder were entered on his behalf at his arraignment in Woburn District Court. Yao approached Deane Stryker, 22, from behind and stabbed her 20 times with a 10-inch hunting knife at the Winchester Public Library on Saturday morning, prosecutor Kate Cimini said. Stryker was taken toRead More

Wall St. opens lower as bond yields, Walmart worries we…

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks opened lower on Tuesday, hurt by a rise in bond yields and disappointing quarterly results from Walmart. The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI fell 145.61 points, or 0.58 percent, to 25,073.77. The S&P 500 .SPX lost 11.56 points, or 0.423099 percent, to 2,720.66. The Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 30.24 points, or 0.42 percent, to 7,209.23. Reporting by Sruthi Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D’Silva Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. Source link قالب وردپرس

Wall Street sinks again as bond yields rise

(Reuters) – The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank another 500 points on Thursday as a renewed rise in U.S. bond yields and fears of higher inflation unnerve investors still piecing over a historic drop earlier this week. The 10-year U.S. Treasury yield US10YT=RR rose to a high of 2.884 percent in morning trade, nearing Monday’s four-year peak of 2.885 percent after the Bank of England said interest rates probably need to rise sooner than previously expected. That added to expectations that the world’s major central banks are now firmly onRead More

Wall Street extends losses as bond yields creep up agai…

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks markets took another beating in early Thursday trade as a rise in bond yields and higher inflation continued to unnerve investors following a historic drop on Monday. The 10-year U.S. Treasury yield US10YT=RR crept back to a high of 2.884 percent, near Monday’s four-year peak of 2.885 percent. The market’s main gauge of volatility, the CBOE Volatility Index .VIX, fell to 27.06 on Thursday, still more than twice the level it held over the past few months. The index hit its highest level since August 2015Read More

Rising bond yields keep world stocks on shaky ground

LONDON (Reuters) – World stock markets remained on shaky ground on Thursday as U.S. bond yields crept back toward four-year highs after congressional leaders reached a two-year budget deal to raise government spending by almost $300 billion. While the deal was a rare display of bipartisanship that should stave off a government shutdown, it looks set to widen the U.S. federal deficit further and could fan inflation, prompting the Federal Reserve to lift interest rates faster. Euro zone yields were also higher on the day while a hawkish message fromRead More

Wall Street selloff ebbs as rise in bond yields pauses,…

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks pared losses to trade little changed in late morning trading on Monday as a rise in bond yields paused and technology stocks gained. U.S. Treasury yields recovered from almost four-year highs reached overnight as investors weighed whether a dramatic week-long selloff had run its course. Benchmark 10-year note yield US10YT=RR surged to 2.885 percent overnight, the highest since January 2014, but fell back to 2.841 percent in morning trading. Rising bond yields mean higher borrowing cost for companies and an alternative investment option for traders. WallRead More