Simon Calder: Trains to Europe on track at last

Spare seats are rare from British airports this summer, because UK airlines lead the world in filling […]



Puglia: Travel challenge

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

Jonathan Scott: My life in travel

Jonathan Scott is a zoologist, wildlife photographer, and presenter of BBC television’s ‘Big Cat Diary’ read more […]

From Eastbourne Air Show to wellbeing weekends in Marrakech: Travel agenda

1. Cape escape On 20 August, Sri Lanka gets a new hotel in the form of Cape […]

Faro, Oradour, Sofia: Open Jaw

48 hours in Faro Well done for this description of my city, but, I’d like to suggest […]

The modern role of the playmaker

FIFA.com turns the spotlight on the modern playmaker, hearing from the likes of Zico, Dunga, Joachim Low […]

National Geographic Traveler photo competition winners revealed

The top 10 images have been revealed today, marking the 26th time National Geographic has invited photographers […]

Passenger charged after ‘cracking window with single punch’ at 35,000ft on board flight from Florida to UK

The pilot of Thomson Airways flight Tom145 radioed a message to police at Manchester Airport after the […]

Passenger charged after ‘cracking window with single punch’ at 35,000ft on board flight from Florida to UK

The pilot of Thomson Airways flight Tom145 radioed a message to police at Manchester Airport after the […]

Kristin Chenoweth Says: It Just Wouldn’t Be Summer Without…

Breakfast with Kristen is like the universe telling me I can eat as many donuts as I […]

30-day rule can curb impulse buys

How can you get around the siren song of impulse buys? Observe the 30-day rule. read more […]

‘The Knick’ Review: Clive Owen And Steven Soderbergh’s Bloody Medical Marvel

Like a shot of adrenaline to the heart, “The Knick” arrives just in time to save us […]

Stocks Sink Again, Dow Down 110 (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, TSLA, SGMS, BYI, GPRO, IWM, TLT, ARGT)

Markets are lower after the jobs report and a rash of other economic data, including personal income […]

Palace sign defender Hangeland

Premier League club Crystal Palace sign former Fulham central defender Brede Hangeland on a free transfer. read […]

Blackpool to gain enough players – Oyston

Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston says the club will have “as many players as everyone else” when the […]

EU sanctions set to push up costs for Russia’s Sberbank

* Sanctions restrict Sberbank’s access to EU capital markets read more >>> Source: Reuters

US economy adds 209,000 jobs in July

The US economy added 209,000 jobs in July, latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics reveal, […]

When Business Etiquette Resembles a Competitive Dating Scene

While sitting in a coffee shop in Manhattan, I overheard a conversation between two women that I […]

Is Green Investing Dead?

You likely have heard the stories of the bankruptcies of Solyndra, Fisker Automotive and Evergreen Solar, heard […]

Ebola ‘spreading too fast’ – WHO

The Ebola outbreak is spreading faster than efforts to control it, the head of the World Health […]

UPDATE 2-PBF Energy may build oil-by-rail facility at Ohio refinery -CEO

* Ohio refinery to undergo turnaround in 4Q (Adds details on crude slate) read more >>> Source: […]

High-yield bond funds worldwide post $4.4 bln outflows -BofA

NEW YORK, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Investors worldwide pulled $4.4 billion out of high-yield junk bond funds […]

Cereal sales get soggy as breakfast tastes evolve

The obesity epidemic that has soured consumers’ tastes to high levels of sugar and carbohydrates has is […]

Judge criticizes Argentina for ‘half-truths’ at hearing

Aug 1 (Reuters) – U.S. District Judge Thomas Griesa, in a stern tone, on Friday criticized Argentina’s […]

Fairfax’s Prem Watsa faces insider trading probe from Quebec

Billionaire investor Prem Watsa is facing an investigation by Quebec’s securities regulator over possible insider trading or […]

Cyprus central bank suspends moves to sell bank, pending court decision

NICOSIA, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Cyprus’s central bank has suspended efforts to find a buyer for branches […]

Balance Schmalance

Ladies, let’s stop kidding ourselves: Work-life balance is a fairytale. And the emerging change of nomenclature to […]

‘TODAY The Musical’ Is A Real Thing Coming To Your TV Soon

The television program you never thought you needed is here. Get ready for “TODAY The Musical.” Yes. […]

Young Germans claim continental crown

FIFA.com takes a look at the next generation of German superstars after the U-19 side were crowned […]

This Throwback ‘Seinfeld’ Reunion Is The Perfect Way To Honor The 25th Anniversary

Yada, yada, yada, this is how you celebrate an anniversary. Bach in 2000, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Jerry […]

Keka: “MOMA Meets Dell” By Bringing Designers, Manufacturers & Consumers Together

Let’s say you’re in the market for some new Home Decor products because you’ve just moved and […]

Meet The Six ‘Rich Kids Of Beverly Hills’ Before Sunday’s Season 2 Premiere

This Sunday, E!’s hit reality show “#RichKids of Beverly Hills” will return for a second season. The […]

Teach me! Thibaut Courtois hopes to learn from Petr Cech at Chelsea

CHELSEA goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois admits he hopes to learn from Blues veteran Petr Cech. read more >>> […]

Gus Poyet: I will sell Connor Wickham if he doesn't sign a new contract!

SUNDERLAND manager Gus Poyet has warned striker Connor Wickham to sign a new contract or leave the […]

Crude overcome by excess supply, sags to new lows

Brent crude held near $106 as ample supply continued to drag on prices after the benchmark posted […]

Four Reasons Your Next Vacation Should Be a Solo One

Are those frequent-flyer miles burning a hole in your pocket? It’s time for a trip. And whether […]

5 Hot Rumors Surrounding the iPhone 6

When an iPhone release is coming up, people typically envision long lines in front of the Apple […]

GoPro Shares Get Whacked After Earnings (GPRO)

Shares of GoPro are getting crushed after the company’s first quarterly earnings report since going public. The […]

Malaga snap up World Cup star Ochoa

Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa, who was one of the outstanding performers at the FIFA World Cup in […]

U.S. hiring streak extends into 6th month

U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight […]

July Jobs Report: First Impressions

Payrolls grew by 209,000 last month and the unemployment rate ticked up to 6.2% according to today’s […]

This Lying Down Desk Is Roughly 10,000x Better Than Standing Desks

Thought standing desks would be the way of the future? Well, a company in Japan is about […]

Apple Now Officially Owns Beats

Apple’s acquisition of headphone-maker Beats is official. The company announced the completion of the deal in a […]

UPDATE 3-Ugandan court overturns anti-gay law that halted Western aid

* Western donors have cut aid in protest (Adds White House comment) read more >>> Source: Reuters

Being Cool In Middle School May Not Be Good For Your Future

For those who reign in middle school hallways, it does not get better, according to a recent […]

Why Does Everyone Hate American Tourists?

When journeying abroad, American tourists must contend with a myriad of unflattering stereotypes, ranging from a severe […]

Elon Musk: ‘There Are Things You Don’t Know About’ (TSLA)

The most important piece of information from Tesla’s Q2 earnings call Thursday night might have been…the absence […]

ArtsBeat: International Arts Events Happening In the Week Ahead

A slideshow of arts events around the world worth knowing about this week. read more >>> Source: […]

Portuguese bond yields rise on BES concerns, weigh on periphery

* Expectations of ratings upgrade cap rise in Greek yields (Adds fresh quote, updates prices) read more […]

Portuguese bond yields rise on BES concerns, weigh on periphery

* Expectations of ratings upgrade cap rise in Greek yields (Adds fresh quote, updates prices) read more […]

Monopolies Don’t Build Democracies, People Do

Disrupting Public Education’s Status Quo It is time to take action. Our public schools have become unfocused, […]

The President Of Argentina Compared Her Country’s Default To Violence In Gaza

About 24 hours after Argentine politicians announced that they would not follow a U.S. Court’s order to […]

Christina Petrowska Quilico finding peace in contemporary music

Some composers write for themselves. Others write for a muse, a vessel for their genius. But when […]

Newcastle hopeful of Ferreyra deal

Manager Alan Pardew hopes Newcastle United can complete a loan deal for Shakhtar Donetsk striker Facundo Ferreyra. […]

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks slip after U.S. jobs data; dollar dips

(Adds New York open, quotes; changes dateline; previous PARIS) read more >>> Source: Reuters

HP to pay $32.5M for allegedly overbilling USPS

HP did not comply with pricing terms of its contract with the postal service, the Justice Department […]

Held GSK detective visited by son

The son of a private investigator linked to a GlaxoSmithKline corruption investigation in China has been allowed […]

8 Things Lana Del Rey Can Teach You About Living An Amazing Life

“Live fast. Die young. Be wild. Have fun.” Lana Del Rey is a hologram. She’s a performing […]

Imagine A World Where Drones Are So Bored They’re Taking Selfies

Imagine a world free from war, terror and violence, where drones are stripped of their aggressive associations. […]

How Tesla Went From Near Failure To Stunning Profitability In Just A Few Years (TSLA)

Tesla shares were up 2% Friday morning after the electric car manufacturer reported adjusted earnings and revenue […]

Forex Weekly Outlook August 4-8

The US dollar was the star during most of the week, although it lost some of its […]

Stocks Lower In Early Trade; Tesla Motors, Gentherm Climb

Stocks were volatile as they started Friday’s session modestly lower. The Dow Jones industrial average gave up […]

REFILE-U.S. tightens restrictions for flights over Iraq

WASHINGTON, Aug 1 (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has restricted U.S. airlines from flying at […]

Fixing the Leaky Bucket: Teacher Recruitment or Retention?

Imagine a bucket. Your job is to keep that bucket full to the brim of water. Sounds […]

Prem Watsa, Fairfax probed by Quebec in insider trading investigation

Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. and its CEO, Prem Watsa, are co-operating with an investigation by Quebec’s financial […]

Marriage suits you: Cheryl Fernandez-Versini looks better than ever at X Factor auditions

SHE WED her boyfriend Jean-Bernard at the beginning of last month after a whirlwind three-month romance, and […]

For Nigerian Girls, Education is the Key That Opens Doors to Progress

This op-ed was written on behalf of five Nigerian sisters in their quest to get an education. […]

VIDEO: Ghana’s ‘anti-corruption measures’

President John Dramani Mahama talks to the BBC’s Lerato Mbele about the state of the economy, rising […]

Research: 60 percent of enterprises are using or evaluating 3D printing

Tech Pro Research’s latest survey reveals that a majority of respondents are already using or considering the […]

Lukaku signing a ‘big moment’ for Everton

UEFA.com looks at the statistics that suggest that Everton FC’s €35m outlay for Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku […]

How 3D printing is building a new future

Perhaps no technology has been overhyped more than 3D printing in recent years, but that doesn’t mean […]

3D printing: Time for the CIO to build a business case?

When asked whether an emerging technology like 3D printing should be on the CIO’s radar, our jury […]

Executive’s guide to the business possibilities of 3D printing (free ebook)

3D printing may hold both promise and peril, according to industry experts. Our latest guide looks at […]

What’s holding back 3D printing from fulfilling its promise?

While 3D printing is clearly tech’s ‘next big thing,’ it still has several important factors holding it […]

It's a knock out! EastEnders actors Maddie Hill and Sam Strike fake fight outside soap set

THEY PLAY brother and sister in Walford-based soap EastEnders and it would seem Maddy Hill and Sam […]

Risking it all to save the boss

The workers risking it all for their popular chief executive read more >>> Source: BBC

Jack Wilshere fighting fit for Arsenal but Arsene Wenger ready to pace Alexis Sanchez

ARSENE WENGER has admitted he is expecting big things from Jack Wilshere but revealed Alexis Sanchez may […]

Exposure of health workers weakens Africa’s Ebola fight

* “No-one expected so many healthcare workers to get sick” read more >>> Source: Reuters

FOREX-Dollar slips after U.S. jobs report signals dovish Fed

* ISM U.S. factory activity rises to 57.1 in July (Updates prices, adds comments, changes dateline; previous […]

Harley recalls bikes for ignition switch problem

Harley-Davidson is recalling more than 3,300 bikes because engine vibration can turn the switches from ‘run’ to […]

U.S. tightens restrictions for flights over Iraq

WASHINGTON, Aug 1 (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has restricted U.S. airlines from flying at […]

Union alleges gender discrimination in Canada-Mexico labour program

Allowing Canadian farmers to choose whether they want men or women from Mexico to work for them […]

Friday’s gossip column

Manchester United eye Hummels, Napoli confirm Fellaini interest and Liverpool’s double swoop. read more >>> Source: BBC

Teacher Time

Every profession measures time differently. Doctors and lawyers measure time in hours or vague lumps. Teachers measure […]

Arsene Wenger DENIES Arsenal moves for Sami Khedira and Morgan Schneiderlin

ARSENE WENGER has denied that the club are specifically looking at bringing in a defensive midfielder before […]

This tech giant is slightly less crappy on diversity

The e-commerce company reported a workforce with a larger percentage of women, blacks and Hispanics than many […]

Rotherham loan for Chelsea’s Swift

Promoted Rotherham United sign 19-year-old Chelsea midfield prospect John Swift on a season-long loan deal. read more […]

Real Madrid's James Rodriguez tells Juan Cuadrado to snub Man Utd for rivals Barcelona

REAL MADRID attacker James Rodriguez has instructed Colombia team-mate Juan Cuadrado to sign for Barcelona despite interest […]

Expedia CEO: Travel market expanding

Dara Khosrowshahi, Expedia president & CEO, breaks down the company’s earnings beat in part due to a […]

Chevron profit beats on higher oil, gas prices

Chevron reported second-quarter earnings on Thursday that beat Wall Street’s expectations. read more >>> Source: CNBC.Com

Chevron profit beats on higher oil, gas prices

Chevron reported second-quarter earnings on Thursday that beat Wall Street’s expectations. read more >>> Source: CNBC.Com

Rupee could tank to 62.45 in the near term: Jamal Mecklai

Dealers said they suspected some mild dollar sales from state-run banks on behalf of the Reserve Bank […]

Procter & Gamble to shed up to 100 brands globally

Procter & Gamble Co. is dramatically pruning its product lineup to focus on the most popular of […]

Not extreme enough: GoPro fails to impress

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

Mysterious Google Barge headed for the scrap heap

Like previous famous barges before it, Google’s barge on the east coast is about to meet an […]

One Direction cause fan meltdown offering 'prize of a lifetime' for charity donation

THEY’RE THE BIGGEST boy band in the world and have millions of fans who follow their every […]

Having a ball! Julia Roberts takes part in some fun and games on The Tonight Show

SHE may be turning 47 later this year, but Julia Roberts has proved she is still young […]

German copyright law is unconstitutional, Yahoo says in complaint

A German copyright law that gives publishers the exclusive right to the commercial use of their content […]

GM Canada agrees to pay retirees’ $9M, restore benefits

General Motors of Canada Ltd. has agreed to pay $9 million and restore most retirement benefits to […]

Pound stabilises after falling due to UK consumer credit data

GBP/USD has consolidated under the 1.70 level since Friday. The pound fell on Tuesday after UK consumer […]

Hiddink: We’ll build on Van Gaal success

Guus Hiddink has formally taken charge of the Netherlands and has promised to build on the good […]

US manufacturing gallops to highest in 3 years

Big gains in new orders and employment sent U.S. manufacturing to a 3 year high last month. […]

In Transit Blog: Santa Fe Food Festival Revels in the Regional

Tired of being leapfrogged by locavore newcomers from Brooklyn to Portland, organizers of Santa Fe’s new food […]

ISM Manufacturing PMI jumps to 57.1 points – USD recovers

The US manufacturing is doing ok: the ISM manufacturing PMI surprises to the upside with 57.1 points. […]

‘Goldilocks’ jobs report fuels Fed rate debate

The not-too-fast, not-too-slow employment report helped drive an improvement in stock market sentiment early Friday. read more […]

Scientific Games to buy Bally Tech for $3.3B

Scientific Games, a maker of slot machines for casinos, will buy larger rival Bally Technologies for about […]

Consumer sentiment dips on worry about future

Consumer sentiment edged down, while an index of consumer expectations weakened for a third straight month, a […]

CANADA FX DEBT-C$ steady as U.S. jobs data offers respite from retreat

* Canadian dollar at C$1.0909 or 91.67 U.S. cents * Bond prices higher across the maturity curve […]

US job growth slows in July to 209,000, unemployment rate rises to 6.2%

There were some negative surprises in the latest US jobs numbers. Against expectations growth slowed in July […]

Got 1,000 euros? You can afford one night at this Paris hotel

The owners of the Peninsula Paris hotel have unveiled a costly refurbishment which they hope will help […]

France’s Iliad makes surprise bid for T-Mobile US

Investors voted with their feet in response to a surprise offer for T-Mobile US from Xavier Niel, […]

UPDATE 1-Alitalia board approves an increase in capital hike -source

ROME, Aug 1 (Reuters) – The board of Italian airline Alitalia has approved a capital hike of […]

US manufacturing growth slowed in July: Markit

The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in July, but the pace of growth slipped from the previous month, […]

It Took 3 Hours To Do Zoe Saldana’s Makeup Every Day For ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’

“Guardians of the Galaxy” is out this weekend and is expected to be a huge hit. A […]

The Way to San Jose – Things to Do

While in San Jose for the annual BlogHer conference, I finally got the chance to really explore […]

'I'd love to see a modern version os the Axons': Peter Capaldi on Doctor Who monsters

HE HAS test to grace our screens as the twelfth Time Lord on hit series Doctor Who, […]

Jason Mraz’s first summer job? Sweaty, hard work

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Summer jobs: The very mention brings up memories of low pay, long hours […]

Verbier Festival draws the elites – and music lovers too

VERBIER Switzerland (Reuters) – There are thousands of music festivals around Europe every summer, but only one […]

Job growth strong but not too strong for markets

July’s gain of 209,000 nonfarm payrolls was not strong enough to push the Fed to hike rates […]

GM Canada to pay $9M in post-retirement benefits

General Motors of Canada Ltd. has agreed to pay $9 million to nearly 3,300 salaried and executive […]

Most expensive house (we could get into): Ave. of the Arts, Philadelphia

Have you ever wanted to sleep in the clouds? Well, you can in this two-story penthouse in […]

Find Your Career Path at a Community College

Trying courses in different fields and tapping the expertise of adjunct faculty can help students discover a […]

Leaseholders ‘should get’ new rights

Millions of leaseholders who are unhappy with their property managers should be given new rights, an official […]

Film world’s cast of toys teleport into digital playground

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Those ubiquitous Angry Birds flew from the mobile screen to the toy store, […]

Film world’s cast of toys teleport into digital playground

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Those ubiquitous Angry Birds flew from the mobile screen to the toy store, […]

Forex Analysis: EUR/USD Continues to be Weighed Down

August 1, 2014 – EUR/USD (daily chart) has continued to be weighed down in the midst of […]

Security, Budgets Slow Mobility in Government

Even as the federal government warms to some of the benefits of mobile technologies in the workplace, […]

Data Stem Stock Futures Losses; GoPro, Arris Dive, Bally Soars

Stocks futures dove hard in early premarket trade, but pared losses significantly after the Labor Department’s July […]

US Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly

The U.S. unemployment rate rose slightly — one-tenth of one percent — to hit 6.2 percent in […]

New-look Norway targeting UEFA EURO 2016

“It would mean a lot,” Valon Berisha told UEFA.com as he and Mats Møller Dæhli discussed Norway’s […]

College Grads Group Saw Their Unemployment Rate Fall — For The Wrong Reasons

We just learned the unemployment rate climbed for the first time in six months, to 6.2%. This […]

U.S. adds 209,000 jobs but unemployment rate ticks up

U.S. employers extended their hiring surge into July by adding a solid 209,000 jobs. It was the […]

Ebola case in US: How will hospital handle it?

A patient with the Ebola virus will be brought to the U.S. for treatment at a sophisticated […]

5 Steps That Businesses Can Take To Avoid Losing Money From Counterfeit Goods

Counterfeit goods are imitations — products that are made or sold under someone else’s name and without […]

Here’s How Chris Pratt Got Ripped For Marvel’s ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’

Actor Chris Pratt shows off a slimmed down, buff body in “Guardians of the Galaxy,” which opened […]

Guitarist Dick Wagner, who played for Alice Cooper, dead at 71

PHOENIX (Reuters) – Rock guitarist Dick Wagner, whose prolific session work graced the albums of such acts […]

Job creation misses expectations, rate up to 6.2%

Economists expected nonfarm payroll growth to hit 233,000 in July, down from 288,000 in June, and unemployment […]

Rupee crashes 63 paise vs dollar to end at over 4-month low

The rupee ended at 61.18/19 per dollar against Thursday close of 60.55/56. read more >>> Source: EconomicTimes.IndiaTimes.Com

Alibaba invests huge sums in US tech companies

Alibaba’s burst of activity—including a half-dozen recent investments in the U.S.—comes as it prepares to go public. […]

VIDEO: On board ‘safety shield’ London bus

New software will be trialled on a number of London buses to try to reduce collisions, Transport […]

Non-Farm Payrolls +209K, unemployment rate 6.2%- USD slides

A disappointing job report: a gain of only 209K, below expectation, but not a total disaster. The […]

Big GCSE result variations predicted

England’s schools are being told to expect big variability in their GCSE results because of the largest […]

A UCLA Target Is Flooding After Another Water Main Break On Campus

Another water main break has hit the University of California, Los Angeles, FOX 11 reports. Water is […]

How a Robot Uses Social Media to Safeguard Your House

Named Bot-SO, this robot acts as a remote home surveillance system and communicates with users through twitter […]

Amit Agarwal, Amazon India: 2 Billion USD Announcement Not Related to Flipkart

Amit Agarwal, VP and Country Manager, Amazon India, says this announcement has nothing to do with Flipkart […]

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