Friday, December 15, 2017

Business

Japanese host Shinzo Abe forced to play second fiddle to ego of Donald Trump

President Donald Trump was reciting the sort of rote praise that leaders of allied nations heap on one another on Monday when he suddenly cut himself...

10 steps to protect your money from the next financial crisis

The signs are there: something big is coming. Consumers are holding their breath, waiting for events to unfold, that much is clear from the CBI’s monthly...

Vodafone-CityFibre deal targets ultra-fast broadband expansion for 5 million homes and businesses

Telecoms giant Vodafone said on Thursday it would partner with CityFibre, a wholesale fibre network infrastructure provider, to bring ultrafast broadband to up to 5 million...

UK to back total ban on pesticides harmful to bees, says Michael Gove

A total ban on bee-harming pesticides being used across Europe will be supported by the UK, the Environment Secretary has said. In a reversal of the Government's...

Miss Bumbum 2017: Brazilian pageant contestants wear meat bikinis in statement against sexual harassment

Contestants at a beauty pageant in Brazil wore “beef bikinis” to protest against sexual assault and harassment. Five models in the Miss Bumbum competition posed in the...

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...

11 signs you’re going to be even more successful than you think

Success isn't just about money, power, and fame. Personal fulfillment and making an impact count for something, too. We collected a series of indicators that you're going...

Actually the magic money tree does exist, according to modern monetary theory

After seven years of austerity, we are accustomed to thinking of the economy as a household with the nation’s credit card maxed out, to paraphrase David...

Gig economy lawyer says Gym Group may have questions to answer over contracts

A law firm that has brought claims against Uber and Deliveroo over their employment practices says the Gym Group may have legal questions to answer over...