Thursday, August 16, 2018

Mothercare: could hiring some mothers to run the thing fix its problems?

What’s wrong with Mothercare?  A revolving door of CEOs have been trying to answer that question. So far none of them have got even...

Independent coffee shops call for major chains to offer more sustainable cups

A group of independent coffee shops has called on major chains to offer more sustainable cups. To mark the start of London Coffee Festival,...

Bitcoin price – live updates: Value spike boosts ethereum and other cryptocurrencies

The price of bitcoin rose more than twenty-fold in 2017, generating huge amounts of interest in the cryptocurrency. After peaking at close to $20,000 in...

The youngest person to travel to every country on Earth has launched a ‘travel...

The youngest man to travel to every country in the world wants to make conquering the globe easier for everyone else – and...

‘Semi-infinite’ trove of rare-earth metals found in Japanese waters

Scientists have found rare-earth metals required to produce high-tech products ranging from mobile phones to electric cars, in Japanese waters.  It is estimated the newly discovered trove could supply...

EDF announces energy price hike affecting 1.3m UK households

EDF Energy has announced it is raising the price of its standard bill by 1.4 per cent, bringing costs up for 1.3 million...

Goldman Sachs might not have built European HQ in London if it had known...

Goldman Sachs might not have chosen to build its new European headquarters in London if the decision had been made after Brexit, the bank's...

Puma criticised for holding party featuring fake crack house

Puma has been accused of glamorising and commodifying crime on London’s streets after it hosted a party centred around drug dealing. People invited to the...

A View from the Top: Naina Lal Kidwai, the former banker trying to make...

It’s midday in New Delhi and Naina Lal Kidwai is talking about faeces. “It’s all very well funnelling all the shit into loos,...

British Airways’ parent company buys shares in Norwegian Air, sparking takeover bid rumours

Shares in Norwegian, the rapidly expanding low-cost airline, have soared by one-fifth after IAG called its rival an “attractive investment” and sparked rumours...

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Pro-Orban magazine lists Hungarian investigative journalists and refugee advocates among ‘mercenaries...

A Hungarian magazine published Thursday more than 200 names of people it claims are likely part a group that Prime Minister Viktor Orban calls...

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