France will not allow another ‘Jungle’ camp in Calais, says Macron

France will not allow another ‘Jungle’ camp in Calais, says Macron

Image copyright AFPImage caption Mr Macron visited a migrant centre as part of a visit to northern France President Emmanuel Macron says France will not allow a new migrant camp to be set up in Calais, on a visit to...
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Donald Tusk: EU’s ‘heart still open to UK’ over Brexit

Donald Tusk: EU’s ‘heart still open to UK’ over Brexit

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDonald Tusk: “Our hearts are still open to you” The UK would be welcome to stay in the EU if it changed its mind about Brexit, Donald Tusk has suggested. The European...
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What if China stops being an optimal currency area?

What if China stops being an optimal currency area?

China faces many challenges, ranging from its rapidly aging population to its life-threatening levels of pollution to its unbalanced economic model. It has not yet, however, had to worry about the integrity of its currency union. A new note (not...
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Cape Town could be first major city to run out of water — in 90 days

Cape Town could be first major city to run out of water — in 90 days

South Africa’s capital, Cape Town, could be the first major city in the world to run out of water due to an unprecedented drought.The city, which is also an iconic tourist destination, has less than a 90-day supply of water...
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Stifling your sneeze may rupture your throat

Stifling your sneeze may rupture your throat

By: IANS | London | Published: January 16, 2018 10:25 pm According to researchers, trying to withhold a forceful sneeze should be avoided as it could lead to “numerous complications”.  (Source: Thinkstock Images) While pinching your nose and clamping your...
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Carillion directors to be investigated

Carillion directors to be investigated

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Carillion collapse: What does it mean? The government has ordered a fast-track investigation into directors at the failed construction firm Carillion. The UK’s second biggest construction firm...
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Oliver Ivanovic, Moderate Kosovo Serb Leader, Is Killed

Oliver Ivanovic, Moderate Kosovo Serb Leader, Is Killed

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNMIK, Zahir Tanin, was shocked by the murder of Oliver Ivanović – leader of the civic initiative Freedom, Democracy, Justice – near his office in North Mitrovica this morning, and strongly.....
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Days After Hawaii’s False Missile Alarm, a New One in Japan

Days After Hawaii’s False Missile Alarm, a New One in Japan

死ぬかと思いました(笑) #ミサイル#誤報 #NHK pic.twitter.com/Nv9XAFqZ80 Related posts: North Korea Says It Will Wait ‘a Little More’ Before Acting on Guam Threat North Korea Says It Tested a Hydrogen Bomb Meant for Missiles Putin Rejects ...
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A Wall Street Giant Makes a $75 Million Bet on Academic Philosophy

A Wall Street Giant Makes a $75 Million Bet on Academic Philosophy

Advertisement The quants and their algorithms may have taken over Wall Street. But one investment legend is making a big bet on a more old-fashioned mode of analysis: philosophy. Bill Miller, the value investor who famously beat the Standard &...
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2018 Winter Olympics: Scott Moir, Tessa Virtue named Canada’s flag bearers for PyeongChang opening ceremony

2018 Winter Olympics: Scott Moir, Tessa Virtue named Canada’s flag bearers for PyeongChang opening ceremony

Figure skating pair Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue will be Canada’s flag bearers, leading Team Canada into the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium for the opening ceremonies of the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea next month.The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), ann...
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Uber to introduce limit on drivers’ hours

Uber to introduce limit on drivers’ hours

Image copyright PA Uber is introducing a new policy on drivers’ hours across the UK next week, which it says will help to increase safety for drivers and passengers. A licensed driver on its app must take an uninterrupted six-hour...
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