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Commissioner of Competition rejects Corus sale of Historia and Series+

Commissioner of Competition rejects Corus sale of Historia and Series+

TORONTO — Corus Entertainment Inc. says the Commissioner of Competition has blocked the sale of its French-language specialty channels Historia and Series+ to Bell Media Inc.
Brazil president hopes measures will end crippling strike

Brazil president hopes measures will end crippling strike

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian President Michel Temer announced a handful of measures late Sunday aimed at getting truckers to end a crippling strike that has had a wide impact in Latin America's largest nation.
'Solo' sputters in takeoff at box office with $83.3M

'Solo' sputters in takeoff at box office with $83.3M

NEW YORK — The Han Solo spinoff "Solo: A Star Wars Story" came in well below expectations with an $83.3 million opening weekend at the North American box office.

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Parade of bank earnings continues Three more of Canada's big banks report second-quarter earnings: Scotiabank comes out on Tuesday followed by Bank of Montreal and
Huge lightning storms in UK disrupt travel at London airport

Huge lightning storms in UK disrupt travel at London airport

LONDON — British meteorologists said thousands of lightning strikes hit the U.K. during a powerful overnight thunderstorm, and a London-area airport reported flight disruptions Sunday after an aircraft refuelling system was damaged.