Tuesday, October 23, 2018

World news

Trump’s decision to ignore climate change’s security threat endangers everyone around the world

The Trump administration’s decision to remove emphasis on climate change from the new National Security Strategy represents its latest move away from international action on climate...

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....

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...

GoCompare to buy MyVoucherCodes in £36.5m deal

Price comparison website GoCompare is buying discount codes site MyVoucherCodes, one of the UK's largest online voucher code sites, in £36.5m deal. GoCompare, known for its adverts...

Rebecca Dykes: Uber driver ‘confesses to killing’ British diplomat in Beirut

An Uber driver with a criminal record has confessed to the killing of a British woman who worked at the British Embassy in Beirut, a Lebanese...

Refugees should be sent home even if they have jobs, says Danish immigration official

A Danish MP has called for all refugees, even those with jobs, to be deported from the country once their home nations are deemed “safe”. Marcus Knuth,...

Bitcoin: What are the world’s central banks saying about cryptocurrencies?

More than eight years since the birth of bitcoin, central banks around the world are increasingly recognising the potential upsides and downsides of digital currencies. The guardians...

Eleven skills every 24-year-old should learn before it’s too late

The age 24 is a fun time of your life. You're likely out of college, maybe for a couple of years, meeting new people, and getting your...

UK board members are growing older as European firms look to youth

UK corporate boards are growing older, with the average age of directors surpassing 60 for the first time, according to executive search firm Spencer Stuart, at...

Theresa May refuses to guarantee EU rules for 48-hour working-week limit will survive Brexit

Theresa May has repeatedly refused to guarantee that EU rules to limit the working week to 48 hours will survive Brexit, as the Cabinet debates the...