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Simon Calder: Monkeying around with the railways

As the baboons frolicked on the tracks at Victoria Falls station last Monday morning, I asked the […]

From a taste of Mexico to open-air cinema in New York: Travel agenda

1.Screen test Travellers heading to New York City this summer can take advantage of a host of […]

Frank Turner: My life in travel

Musician Frank Turner performs at Kendal Calling in the Lake District from 1-3 August (kendalcalling.co.uk). read more […]

Alpine summer holiday: Travel challenge

Each week, we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific break. This […]

This $24B Hole Has London Property Prices Soaring (Video)

Although Crossrail is four years from completion, London’s latest underground railway is causing a wave of excitement […]

Argentinian FA fined for banner

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has imposed a fine of CHF 30,000 and issued a reprimand against the […]

11 Crucial Lessons Everyone Learns In Business School

MBA students at top-tier business schools learn the critical accounting, marketing, and management skills required to run […]

Wall Street Legend Alan ‘Ace’ Greenberg Has Died

The New York Times reports that Alan “Ace” Greenberg, the former CEO of Bear Stearns, has died […]

The perfect holiday is 4-hour flight away, boasts 25C heat and costs £603.52

On the ideal trip, the beach is just a seven-minute stroll from the hotel, there is an […]

£20m Lovren to have Liverpool medical

Southampton defender Dejan Lovren will undergo a medical with Liverpool this weekend after the clubs agree a […]

Benfica overhaul gives Jesus food for thought

SL Benfica may have lost Ezequiel Garay and Lazar Marković among other talents this summer, but Jorge […]

How Flight Attendants Keep Flying After Air Disasters

Seeing the images of the mangled wreckage of an aircraft after a crash is difficult for any […]

Norwich sorry for getting opponents wrong

Norwich City apologise to an Italian club they thought they had beaten 13-0 in a pre-season mix-up. […]

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year… Yo Plan and Test Holiday Marketing Strategies

Ho ho hope I’m not getting your tinsel in a tangle by talking about holiday marketing strategies […]

Fitch Revises City of Bialystok’s Outlook to Positive

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) Link to Fitch Ratings’ Report: City of Bialystok […]

Fitch Affirms Department of Savoie at ‘AA’; Outlook Stable

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) PARIS/FRANKFURT/LONDON, July 25 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed […]

Bass Coast Festival Bans Native American Headdresses

Canadian music festival Bass Coast has put a ban on Native American headdresses and war bonnets, which […]

Amazon loses $126 million despite higher sales

Shares of e-commerce company Amazon fell Friday after the company’s quarterly results showed the company is losing […]

Healthy School Lunches Might Not Actually Gross Students Out, Say Surveys

This piece comes to us courtesy of Education Week, where it was originally published. While many students […]

Lunch with Calvary’s Cast: Brendan Gleeson, Kelly Reilly and Chris O’Dowd

Scandals about pedophile priests bring many to tears. In John Michael McDonagh’s Calvary, a victim of abuse […]

Day After Ohio State Band Director’s Firing, The Group Continues Performances

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio State marching band is moving forward without its director: A day […]

‘The Expendables 3′ Has Leaked Online And Has Already Been Downloaded Over 189,000 Times

“The Expendables 3” has leaked online three weeks ahead of the film’s theatrical release August 15. Variety […]

Cuts in Q2 GDP expectations cast doubt on 2nd half

Economists shaved growth expectations for the second quarter after the June durable goods report revealed weak shipments. […]

Wall Street’s Brightest Minds Reveal The Most Important Charts In The World

This is it: the most important charts in the world. We asked dozens of our favorite analysts, […]

Hollywood Legend Ron Howard Sells His Connecticut Estate For A Record $27.5 Million

Oscar-winning producer, actor, and director Ron Howard and his wife Cheryl have officially sold their gorgeous mansion […]

What’s It Like to Take Google’s Mindfulness Training?

If you’ve ever wondered what it might be like to work for Google, or more specifically, to […]

Iconic Interview: Adina Porter on True Blood and The Newsroom

If you’ve watched HBO’s True Blood since the early days, you know what kind of mayhem Adina […]

Could Madonna’s New Music Be A Throwback To Her ‘Like A Prayer’ Days?

Madonna has spent the better part of 2014 teasing her follow-up to 2012′s “MDNA.” Mostly via Instagram […]

Sofia Vergara & Joe Manganiello Confirm Romance With A Kiss In Miami

Love is in the air. Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello packed on the PDA on Thursday, July […]

Seek First to Understand

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Dr. Stephen Covey is one of my very favorite […]

Over-spending and drinking too much top list of biggest holiday bust-ups

Seen those adverts in the holiday brochure of smiling couples walking hand in hand along the beach? […]

German Weltschmerz Hammers Markets

It appears that the famously cheerful Germans aren’t feeling quite so optimistic lately.The euro is holding near […]

Gecko sex satellite ‘not responding’

A Russian satellite containing geckos could plummet to earth if control is not regained, according to reports. […]

Spanish yields hit record low before bumper debt repayments

(Updates prices, adds auction schedule) By Marius Zaharia LONDON, July 25 (Reuters) – Spanish bond yields fell […]

Teenage Girl Creates Engineering Curriculum Now Being Used In Her High School

A Utah teen created an engineering curriculum that is now being used in her high school and […]

UPDATE 4-Forensic team unable to say how South Korea ferry businessman died

* Yoo’s body too badly decomposed to determine cause of death read more >>> Source: Reuters

Stocks Trading At Day’s Low As Visa Weighs

Stocks were lower Friday going into the lunch hour, back down to their lowest levels of the […]

Drunk passenger sneaks onto empty plane on Birmingham Airport runway UNNOTICED

Lee Jezard, 22, managed to sneak on to an empty plane unnoticed before being found in the […]

The world’s 10 most extreme eats: How many can you stomach?

From belly-busting portions to deadly dishes and creatures you didn’t think it was possible to fry, Cheapflights.com‘s […]

Injury blow for Nice’s Delle

Joris Delle suffered a serious knee injury during training on Friday, and Nice confirmed their goalkeeper is […]

Argentina debt negotiators leave meeting with mediator -witness

NEW YORK, July 25 (Reuters) – Argentine debt negotiators left their meeting with a U.S. court-appointed mediator […]

Nordic Capital picks banks for Thule listing in Stockholm -sources

* Thule could be worth over 10 bln SEK including debt -sources read more >>> Source: Reuters

Fans left upset as Secret Cinema cancels Back To The Future for second night in a row

HUNDREDS of ticket holders have been left frustrated and angry today after Secret Cinema organisers cancelled for […]

First World War tours: Visit the battlefields and trenches of Champagne-Ardenne

IN THE First World War centenary year, take a battlefield tour or join one of the many […]

Citigroup pays record penalty to settle SEC charges

A Citigroup unit will pay $5 million to settle charges that one of its trading venues failed […]

VIDEO: Osborne: GDP figures ‘major milestone’

The Chancellor George Osborne has said that GDP figures showing the economy is now 0.2% ahead of […]

Falls of DAX, LVMH hit European shares

LONDON, July 25 (Reuters) – European shares fell on Friday, with the German market hit after business […]

U.S. Steel charged in crushing accident involving Hamilton, Ont. worker

The provincial Ministry of Labour has charged U.S. Steel with three health and safety violations after a […]

Bulgaria risks turning bank woes into “gold mine” for blackmail: president

SOFIA, July 25 (Reuters) – Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev urged lawmakers on Friday not to try to […]

Amazon’s spending spree raises margin concerns

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc’s heavy investment in content and technology to fight off deep-pocketed rivals is proving […]

Jim Chanos Has A Whole New Reason For Going Dark On China

Jim Chanos was on Bloomberg TV’s Charlie Rose on Thursday night talking China — and so yes, […]

TUI Travel and TUI AG get extension on merger talks

July 25 (Reuters) – The United Kingdom’s Takeover Panel has granted an extension to TUI Travel Plc, […]

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, euro fall as German data, U.S. earnings disappoint

* Euro dips, European shares subdued after downbeat German Ifo survey * Wall Street lower in early […]

Shares Of A Major US Trucker Are Crashing After Management Says It Can’t Find Drivers For Its Trucks (SWFT)

Shares in Swift Transportation, the largest truckload carrier in North America, were down 14% Friday after management […]

Three gadgets for handling business on the go

As more business operations shift to the cloud, here’s how technology can offer greater mobility for business […]

Jimmy Fallon Finds The Best #MyWorstBirthday Tweets, And Suddenly Yours Wasn’t So Bad

For many people, birthdays are just the day you get a totes cray amount of Facebook notifications, […]

Absent fans get robot to do cheering

A struggling Korean baseball team have invented a novel way to improve atmosphere at their matches – […]

S Leone hunts seized Ebola patient

A hunt is launched in Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, for a woman with Ebola who was forcibly […]

How Mindful Meditation Boosts Creativity and Innovation

Meditation has been a core part of my life for over 19 years. It’s part of my […]

Banks outperform Britain’s FTSE after RBS’s bumper results

LONDON, July 25 (Reuters) – British lenders who focus on the domestic market outperformed a slightly negative […]

VIDEO: Is Ramadan too commercial?

Many Pakistanis are complaining that Ramadan has become too commercial over the last few years, and is […]

Spend a Night in Some of America’s Coolest Airstream Hotels

Ah, the Airstream… Just seeing one makes you want to buy a truck and start scouring Craigslist […]

Russia says Washington disseminating “unfounded” accusation over Ukraine

MOSCOW, July 25 (Reuters) – Russia said on Friday the United States was trying to influence international […]

New Hibs contract for Cummings

Forward Jason Cummings agrees a new three-year deal with Hibernian, keeping him at Easter Road until 2017. […]

Cynk Tech shares crash after trading suspension lifted

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Cynk Technology shares plummeted more than 80 percent on Friday after the end […]

Airports go to the dogs to help frazzled fliers

Airports like LAX are taking on therapy dog programs in order to calm and comfort frazzled fliers. […]

ASIMO agile and responsive robot is poised to replace humans

Honda has launched the latest version of its humanoid robot ASIMO. This is its most dextrous and […]

Canadian dollar crashing down – USD/CAD > 1.08

The Canadian dollar continues its journey south, mostly suffering from the strength of the US dollar. This […]

Ambitious Alan Pardew wants Newcastle to target Champions League glory

NEWCASTLE boss Alan Pardew admits teams have to be pushing for the Champions League if they are […]

FH and Stjarnan do Iceland proud

FH Hafnarfjördur and Stjarnan – the unbeaten top two in Iceland – carried their form into Europe, […]

UPDATE 4-Crunch time for Gaza truce talks as death toll passes 800

* Economically hit Hamas wants Gaza blockade lifted (Adds five deaths West Bank, missing soldier declared dead) […]

Celebrating Women of the Post-War Era Through Photographs

The Los Angeles Public Library has been the custodian of the photo collection from the Valley Times […]

How to travel on a private jet for less than the cost of a commercial flight

Private plane operators have unveiled tips on how to secure a flight for as little as £138 […]

Turkey’s Erdogan trumpets high-speed rail link as election looms

* Erdogan’s electoral success built on economic development read more >>> Source: Reuters

Is Your Wireless Carrier Jacking You Around?

I’ve been on to my wireless phone carrier three times in the last few weeks. Each time, […]

From donkeys to dolphins: Best things to do for FREE in Devon

FAMILY breaks can be pricey, even if you don’t go abroad. Here are the 10 best free […]

BSkyB pays £5bn to create Sky Europe

BSkyB wants to take over Rupert Murdoch’s pay TV companies in Germany and Italy in a move […]

Would You Eat at This Restaurant Completely Run by Kids?

What happens when several groups of 7-year-olds take over a restaurant to plan, prepare, cook, and serve […]

CORRECTED-Brazil posts current account deficit of $3.3 bln in June

BRASILIA, July 25 (Reuters) – Brazil posted a current account deficit of $3.345 billion in June, central […]

Four sent off early in Coventry friendly

Four players are sent off in the opening 29 minutes of Coventry City’s pre-season friendly with Greek […]

EastEnders spoiler: Is Sharon Rickman leaving Albert Square for good?

SHE’S had a tough couple of weeks on Albert Square following a vicious attack. read more >>> […]

All We Need Is the Human Touch

I was in the kitchen making dinner, as I finished cooking I called my teenage kids to […]

I don’t see bubble in social media stocks: Cuban

Mark Cuban, who made his fortune as an Internet entrepreneur, tells CNBC “it’s not 1999 all over […]

The ‘Firefly’ Cast Reuniting For The Online Game Is Out Of This World

The crew of the Serenity, along with other cast members from Joss Whedon’s “Firefly,” are reuniting to […]

Here’s What Comes After Generation Z

You’ve heard all about Millennials or Generation Y, the tech-savvy youngsters who were born in the 1980s […]

Oil weakens as supply fears outweigh global woes

Oil held steady around $107 a barrel, as plentiful supply countered any premium to the price caused […]

6 Ways to Incorporate Wellness Into Your Next Trip

By Ed Hewitt, Features Editor of IndependentTraveler.com The expanding concept of “wellness travel” has come to include […]

O2 and Carphone Wearhouse to sell HTC One M8 in red and pink colours

O2 and Carphone Warehouse have announced that they will exclusive versions of the HTC One M8 smartphone […]

Chubby Checker, HP settle lawsuit over penis-measuring app

(Reuters) – The singer Chubby Checker has settled a lawsuit in which he accused Hewlett-Packard Co of […]

Investors go LOCO for grilled chicken stock

Mexican-style chicken restaurant El Pollo Loco shares surged nearly 30% from their initial public offering price. It’s […]

Miedema takes hat-trick in her assured stride

Dutch hat-trick heroine Vivianne Miedema is an enigmatic presence, the striker born to score goals who does […]

Face-off: Sculley’s Octopus versus the Zenfone and Mi3 in India’s new smartphone wars

If John Sculley, former Apple CEO, had launched his phone even as recently as three months ago […]

Game of Thrones' star Natalie Dormer shows off her killer pins in stylish printed shorts

SHE MIGHT be used to medieval attire for her role in hit drama Game Of Thrones, but […]

Arsene Wenger: Gedion Zelalem has the potential to become an Arsenal star

ARSENAL boss Arsene Wenger believes midfielder Gedion Zelalem has the potential to be a star at the […]

Could bulk-buying save NHS pounds?

Can it really save the NHS millions? read more >>> Source: BBC

Ride app Uber gets respite in German city of Hamburg

DUESSELDORF Germany (Reuters) – Uber, whose smartphone app summons rides at the touch of a button, won […]

Major aviation meeting may take place in Montreal next week

Discussions have been held to set up a meeting of representatives of various international organizations and states […]

CAR: Fighting spreads like infection

Trying to save CAR, where fighting spreads like an infection read more >>> Source: BBC

Stocks Stumble, Small Caps Lag; Amazon, Visa, Maxim Take Hits

Stocks faltered in opening trade Friday as second-quarter results claimed losers and heroes. The Dow Jones industrial […]

SNC-Lavalin’s Candu partners to build Romanian nuclear reactors

Canadian nuclear firm Candu has signed a deal with a Chinese company to build two nuclear reactors […]

Russia’s surprise interest rate rise

Russia’s central bank has unexpectedly said it will raise its key bank interest rate over concerns about […]

Pereyra makes Juve loan move

Juventus have signed midfielder Roberto Pereyra from Udinese on an initial one-year loan deal, the Italian Serie […]

Review: Acts make opening day memorable at Folk Fest

“I turned the radio on, 25 years ago/They were playing your song.” It was early into his […]

Russian government offers money for identifying Tor users

The Russian Ministry of Interior is willing to pay 3.9 million roubles, or around US$111,000, for a […]

Why Obama’s ‘economic patriotism’ is bunk

President Obama has never pushed hard for corporate tax reform, so his new stance is pure politics, […]

Amazon plunges 10% on big loss

for latest details. read more >>> Source: CNN Money

Avoid These Tech Mistakes as an Online Student

Online students should never fail to back up their data, experts say. read more >>> Source: USNews.Com

Forex Weekly Outlook Jul 28-Aug 1

US Housing data, ADP Non-Farm Employment Change, GDP figures in the US and Canada, US rate decision […]

Why aren’t I feeling better?

So why don’t I feel better about my cashflow? read more >>> Source: BBC

Vegas real estate: Sin City emerging from distress

Las Vegas housing is in a transition, back to a market of more traditional, owner-occupant sales. read […]

Nigeria Doctors’ Strike Threatens HIV/AIDS Care

Nearly a month into a nationwide doctor’s strike, HIV/AIDS patients in some parts of northern Nigeria say […]

New sanctions against Russia target businesses, arms trade

European Union ambassadors reached a preliminary deal Friday on stepped-up sanctions against Russia, targeting its access to […]

Space Needle under drone attack? Not so fast…

After concerned reports from tourists, police confirmed an American landmark has not, in fact, been hit by […]

Your personal information just isn’t safe

Target hack victims were directed to Experian for protection. But that company has leaked your data too. […]

Paleo music festival rocks on

The Paleo Festival in Nyon, Switzerland offers six days of music from some of the biggest names […]

Land a Spot in a Top Online Master’s in Education Program

Demonstrating time management skills can give you a leg up in the admissions process, officials say. read […]

Most expensive house (we could get into): Battery Park, NY

They’re calling it “The Penthouse Collection.” We call it, New York City’s mansion in the sky. read […]

Liberty Media plans dividend for cable asset spinoff

John Malone’s Liberty Media is spinning off its cable assets into a newly listed company, Liberty Broadband. […]

How hipster! A usually clean cut Calum Best steps out with huge bushy beard

HE’S FAMOUS for his bachelor lifestyle, but Calum Best might have found himself struggling with the ladies […]

Vodafone revenue dragged lower by Spain and South Africa

LONDON (Reuters) – Vodafone reported another big quarterly drop in its main revenue measure, as weakness in […]

Football’s famous curses and sorcery

While football is often elevated to a mystical level, citing famous victories as miracles played in stadiums […]

They're doing lunch! Mel Sykes looks super sexy on lunchtime program with Peter Andre

IT’S BEEN a tough few months for Mel Sykes but it looks like things are looking up […]

Google Glass rival has neck battery

Chinese computing giant Lenovo has shown off what it hopes will be a rival to Google Glass […]

Thunderstorms increase hay fever and asthma symptoms

STORMY weather can make airborne allergies worse, health experts warn read more >>> Source: The Daily Express

Stock Futures Deep In The Red: Amazon Tumbles, Baidu Climbs

Stock futures slumped lower ahead of Friday’s open, with earnings reports generating some emphatic premarket action. Dow […]

Uncover the Hidden Costs of an MBA Education

Don’t forget to estimate the costs of joining clubs and attending networking events while in business school. […]

In Transit Blog: Priceline Gets Into the Luxury Car Rental Game

Priceline introduced its Fun Rides program last month, allowing anyone with an Internet connection to browse and […]

It Is Past Time We Dump Our Failed Educational System

I respect America’s fearless heritage, but we are a nation of wimps when it comes to our […]

Review: Bruno Mars thrills with showmanship and fun

Bruno Mars thrilled a capacity crowd at Canadian Tire Centre on Thursday with a high-energy performance that […]

EU, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo meet on ‘right to be forgotten’ but questions remain

European data protection authorities still have questions after meeting with Google, Microsoft and Yahoo about the implementation […]

Contactless payments due for Tube

Contactless bank cards are to be introduced on London’s Tube, DLR and Overground trains. read more >>> […]

Ranieri joins band of Italian national team coaches

Following Claudio Ranieri’s appointment by Greece, UEFA.com looks at how some notable compatriots fared in their roles […]

Harvard Students Just Invented Microwavable ‘Spray Cake In A Can’

Leave it to the students of the ivy league to fill the void of what we’re really […]

Ranieri named Greece coach

Greece have named experienced Italian Claudio Ranieri his first international coaching experience as successor to Fernando Santos. […]

Groundwater levels plunge as southwest slurps up

The data comes as policymakers wrestle over how to manage the use of groundwater, often farmers’ last […]

Firefox adds anti-malware file reputation service

Firefox has blocked known phishing and malware sites for some time. Now it will check reputation on […]

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is $1.6B richer

Facebook’s record close on Thursday, fueled by earnings, added $1.6 billion to Mark Zuckerberg’s bottom line. USA […]

Arctic oil spills likely to spread across borders: study

A major oil spill in Canada’s western Arctic would likely spread quickly and foul oceans around Alaska, […]

US durables jump in June, stoke recovery hopes

U.S. durable goods orders in June reversed the prior month’s sharp drop, and fed hopes for the […]

US durable goods orders exceed expectations with +0.7%

Better than expected: headline orders rise by 0.7% and core orders by 0.8%. Durable goods orders were […]

Modest Mouse play stirring show of indie rock and sea shanties

Seven years after Modest Mouse’s last full-length LP, Isaac Brock and his rodents are still holding out […]

Changing times in the CSO suite

The role of the CSO is continuing to evolve and becoming more distant from being a technologist […]

We're happy with what we have! Jose Mourinho re-iterates Chelsea's window is CLOSED

JOSE MOURINHO has moved quickly to claim that the transfer window for Chelsea has ‘closed’ and that […]

Quebec court rejects latest N.L. bid to redefine Upper Churchill contract

A Quebec court has dismissed the latest bid from Newfoundland and Labrador to redefine the ever-controversial Upper […]

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