Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Economy News

Dalai Lama app lets people follow his activities, travels and teachings on the iPhone

The Dalai Lama has launched a new mobile app. The 82-year-old Buddhist monk announced its release through his Twitter account, which has more than 16 million followers. The...

Gig economy: One in three zero-hours workers juggle at least two jobs at same...

One in three gig economy workers juggle at least two jobs at the same time, according to a study by one of the world’s biggest insurance...

Tuesday to be UK’s busiest wine-buying day of the year with English sparkling particularly...

Tuesday is set to be the busiest wine-buying day of the year across the UK, the country’s largest online merchant has predicted. Laithwaite’s has estimated that it...

Forget a second Brexit referendum – Remainers would only want to see the negotiations...

Back in early June 2016, a few days before the referendum was held, I was asked by Newsnight if I would call for a second referendum...

Mark Salling: Glee actor pleads guilty to possession of child pornography

Actor Mark Salling has pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography. US media reports that, as part of a plea agreement, Salling admitted to owning around 50,000 images and...

‘It was chaos’: Travellers vent fury as hundreds of flights from Atlanta continue to...

More than 400 flights have been cancelled at one of the world’s busiest airports, after a massive power outage temporarily shut down Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International. Passengers were...

By 2030, our relationship with Europe will be repaired – it will be as...

Sometimes it is easier to see what might happen in the future if you look 10 or 20 years ahead, rather than 10 or 20 months....

Global economic growth to reach fastest rate in seven years while UK economy expected...

Global economic growth will pick up to its fastest rate in seven years in 2018, while the UK’s economy slumps to its weakest expansion since the...

Russia ‘could cut UK’s undersea internet cables’, defence chief warns

Britain’s military has prioritised the protection of undersea cables from Russia because if they are cut or disrupted there would be an immediate and “potentially catastrophic”...

Labour warns of NHS ‘disaster’ as 100,000 jobs across organisation lie empty

Theresa May has been warned over a deepening crisis in the health service as new figures show more than 100,000 NHS posts are lying vacant. New analysis...