Aeroplanes could be powered by jet fuel made from household rubbish from 2024 under plans by Shell , British Airways and Velocys to build Europe's first large-scale plant to produce jet fuel from domestic and commercial waste.
Home Depot Inc beat quarterly
profit estimates on Tuesday as it sold more big-ticket items to
high-spending builders and handymen, while flagging the
potential impact U.S. President Donald Trump's ongoing trade
tussle with China on consumers.
The European Union "contests" British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's call for the Brexit backstop to be dropped and regrets his bid to scrap a "necessary, legally operative solution" to avoid erecting an Irish border, a document seen by Reuters says.
Oil prices edged lower on Tuesday on persisting concerns over demand, but optimism U.S.-China trade tensions will ease and hopes major economies will take stimulus measures to ward off a potential economic slowdown capped losses.
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