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US military needs 'humility, a willingness to learn' to protect the country, Biden's top defense official says

US military needs 'humility, a willingness to learn' to protect the country, Biden's top defense official says

16 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin issued a statement to the entire US military outlining the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic and reviewing the traits...
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S&P 500 falls for the first time this week as US stocks edge lower

S&P 500 falls for the first time this week as US stocks edge lower

16 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement US equities fell on Friday after closing at all-time highs and the S&P 500 fell for the first time this week. GameStop finished a chaotic week in the...
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Google threatens to shut down Australian search over link tax proposal

Google threatens to shut down Australian search over link tax proposal

1 hour ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, criticized the Australian proposal. (credit: Oliver Berg/picture alliance via Getty Images) Google says it would have...
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Ex-Plaid employees are being flooded with 'sketchy' bids to buy their shares at $1,200 each from the hidden world of private buyers

Ex-Plaid employees are being flooded with 'sketchy' bids to buy their shares at $1,200 each from the hidden world of private buyers

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement In the past week, former Plaid employees have been fielding multiple offers to buy their stock for as much as $1,200 a share, meaning some investors are...
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Best board games 2021: Perfect games for home isolation

Best board games 2021: Perfect games for home isolation

2 hours ago   |   Pocket-lint

Maybe it's just us, but we can't be the only ones who've almost got a hoard of board games at this point, taking up storage that simply doesn't exist in our flat. Whether our...
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Subway reportedly closed 10% of its stores last year as the fast-food chain struggles with pandemic restrictions and slumping sales

Subway reportedly closed 10% of its stores last year as the fast-food chain struggles with pandemic restrictions and slumping sales

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Subway, the biggest fast-food chain in the world, lost about 10% of its restaurants in 2020, Restaurant Business reported Friday. The publication...
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A Down And Out Physio In Dubai Got Stormzy As His First Client And It Changed Everything

3 hours ago   |   Lovin Dubai

Physiotherapist Lee Moran came to Dubai to work for a hospital, then decided to quit after three months, unaware what to do next. He then decides to start his own thing, and...
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US business activity picks up as manufacturing gauge hits record high, IHS Markit says

US business activity picks up as manufacturing gauge hits record high, IHS Markit says

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement A key gauge of US business activity swung higher this month as strong demand lifted manufacturers and service businesses alike. IHS Markit's composite...
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Google threatens to leave Australia - but its poker face is slipping

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Analysis: tech firm's refusal to pay news publishers comes as it agrees to do exactly that in France The biggest companies in technology love an ultimatum but rarely do they...
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JOIN US FEB 3: Execs from Goldman Sachs, Lead Edge Capital, and Latham & Watkins reveal what's on tap for the red-hot IPO market in 2021

JOIN US FEB 3: Execs from Goldman Sachs, Lead Edge Capital, and Latham & Watkins reveal what's on tap for the red-hot IPO market in 2021

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The market for initial public offerings was red-hot in 2020 and it shows no signs of slowing down in the first few weeks of 2021. Already...
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Matt Hancock warns vaccine may be 50% less effective against South Africa strain

Matt Hancock warns vaccine may be 50% less effective against South Africa strain

The health secretary said there is early data to suggest the South African variant may be more resistant to jabs Matt Hancock has warned the South African coronavirus variant... Read more ...

US Embassy claims it's 'just a bust of Winston Churchill' after removing...

US Embassy claims it's 'just a bust of Winston Churchill' after removing statue from Oval Office

The US Embassy has responded to criticism over the removal of the Winston Churchill bust in the Oval office by posting a video defining the 'Special relationship' between... Read more ...

Andy Murray confirms he won't compete at the Australian Open

Andy Murray confirms he won't compete at the Australian Open

Andy Murray testsedpositive for Covid-19 ahead of Australian Open Andy Murray will miss the Australian Open having failed agree on a ‘workable quarantine' after he recovered... Read more ...

The House will transmit the article of impeachment charging Trump with...

The House will transmit the article of impeachment charging Trump with incitement to the US Senate on Monday

Summary List Placement The House will transmit the article of impeachment charging former President Donald Trump with incitement of an insurrection on the US Capitol to the US... Read more ...

Coronavirus Northern Ireland death toll surpasses 1,700 with 12 more...

Coronavirus Northern Ireland death toll surpasses 1,700 with 12 more fatalities reported

Northern Ireland's Department of Health has reported another 12 coronavirus deaths. Read more ...

£76,000,000 worth of cocaine found in shipment of bananas in UK port

£76,000,000 worth of cocaine found in shipment of bananas in UK port

Border Force officers seized nearly a tonne of cocaine at the Port of Southampton Around £76 million worth of cocaine has been uncovered in a shipment of bananas destined for... Read more ...

Samantha Jones Public Relations pitches a rival SATC spin-off

Samantha Jones Public Relations pitches a rival SATC spin-off

From the desk of Samantha Jones Public Relations, my brand new web series: Samantha Jones Public Relations . Honey, you should see the script. A woman, torn from her friends by... Read more ...

Joe Biden removes Donald Trump's Diet Coke button from Oval Office

Joe Biden removes Donald Trump's Diet Coke button from Oval Office

Trump drank up to 12 cans of Diet Coke per day during his time in office Joe Biden appears to have removed the red button Donald Trump used to demand Diet Coke on a silver... Read more ...

Meet the cast of Channel 4 drama It's A Sin

Meet the cast of Channel 4 drama It's A Sin

Russell T Davies has penned a brand new five-part drama series about the 1980s AIDS epidemic, featuring a cast of newcomers led by actor and pop singer Olly Alexander. It's A... Read more ...

Button returns to Williams as senior advisor

Button returns to Williams as senior advisor

Williams have confirmed that 2009 World Champion Jenson Button has returned to the team as special advisor on a multi-year deal. Button's responsibilities will include guiding... Read more ...