Friday, December 15, 2017

Business

Brazilian male MPs chant ‘abortion no’ after voting to ban terminations for pregnant rape...

Eighteen male Brazilian MPs chanted "life yes, abortion no" after voting to ban terminations for rape victims and women whose lives are in danger. One Congressman brandished...

Budweiser reveals plan to brew beer for Mars

The Space Race: Will people or beer be first to land on Mars? Although we haven’t actually set foot on Mars yet, one beer company has us covered when we do. In March, the brewing company...

Grenfell Tower: Jeremy Corbyn demands £1bn to install sprinklers in all high-rise social housing

Jeremy Corbyn has called on the Chancellor to set aside £1 billion in the Budget to retrofit sprinklers in all high-rise social housing blocks. In the wake...

British Airways to bring back second meal for long-haul flights

Things can only get better: that is the message from BA’s boss, Alex Cruz. Two years to the day after he was named British Airways’ chief...

Burberry reports jump in profit and announces shift away from non-luxury market

Fashion label Burberry posted a jump in operating profit for the first half of its financial year on Thursday, and announced that it was shifting its...

How “bomb cyclones” can let us peer deep inside the Earth

Powerful storms on our planet’s surface can produce tremors that are helping geologists to see what the Earth’s interior might be like. Given its location on the Atlantic seaboard of North America, Maine is no...

Former Tory minister backs Jeremy Corbyn’s demand to end austerity in Autumn budget

A former Conservative minister has echoed Jeremy Corbyn by calling for a dramatic U-turn to end “austerity” in this month’s Budget. Nick Boles broke ranks by urging...

Theresa May told to replace Priti Patel with Brexiteer to keep Cabinet balance

Theresa May has been warned to promote another Brexiteer into the Cabinet to keep the balance of her top team in the wake of Priti Patel’s...

Boris Johnson dodges questions on future of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Boris Johnson has sidestepped questions about the future of jailed British woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe after Iranian state TV reported that he had made an "unintended confession"...

Donald Trump stands with Japanese PM to warn ‘era of strategic patience’ with North...

US President Donald Trump has said America stands with ally Japan against the North Korean “menace” and that Washington would work with Tokyo to sort out problems...