Economy

USD/JPY endures below YTD highs near 111.50 as US T-bond yields soar, Powell speech eyed

3 hours ago   |   FXCM

USD/JPY posts gains for the fifth straight day on Wednesday. US benchmark 10-year Treasury yields bounce to 3-month highs. Fed's tapering expectations, China's Evergrande...
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Debt Limit, Pending Home Sales, Inventories: 3 Things to Watch

5 hours ago   |   FXCM

By Dhirendra Tripathi Investing.com - Stocks, particularly in the tech sector, slumped on Tuesday on weak consumer confidence data and rising yields on U.S. Treasury debt. The...
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Atlanta Federal Reserve's Bostic: Taper warranted if current trends continue, but

5 hours ago   |   FXCM

Atlanta Federal Reserve's Raphael Bostic has stated that the US is in the midst of a lot of "jumble" in the labour market, but the economy is on a firm footing for a full...
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Greta Thunberg calls Tories' ‘build back better' slogan ‘blah, blah, blah'

Greta Thunberg calls Tories' ‘build back better' slogan ‘blah, blah, blah'

6 hours ago   |   Metro   |   3 articles

‘Words sound great, but no action has been taken', Greta Thunberg told crowds in a speech today Greta Thunberg has mocked Boris Johnson 's climate change promises by...
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The Guardian view on Afghanistan: the dilemma for donors | Editorial

7 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The Taliban are showing their true colours. The people face a desperate struggle for basic rights - and for survival Even as the Taliban swept into Kabul in August - and even...
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GBP/USD continues heading south, approaches 1.3500 area

8 hours ago   |   FXCM

GBP/USD dives 1.16% on the day and approaches 1.3500 . US dollar strength and concerns about the UK economy hit the pound. Below 1.3500, then the pair might aim to YTD low at...
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Growing up in the Third Wave: democratic transitions and support for redistribution

9 hours ago   |   Harvard

Edward Ngai. Working Paper. “ Growing up in the Third Wave: democratic transitions and support for redistribution ”. Abstract Variation in experiences of democratic transition...
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As universities cling onto their Covid measures, students have quietly found new bargaining powers

9 hours ago   |   Conservative Home

Over the weekend, readers of this site may remember that I wrote about the GP crisis ; in short, the fact that many surgeries around the country have continued to operate in...
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Greta Thunberg Mock's Boris Johnson's Climate Promises: 'Blah, Blah, Blah'

Greta Thunberg Mock's Boris Johnson's Climate Promises: 'Blah, Blah, Blah'

9 hours ago   |   Huffington Post   |   3 articles

Greta Thunberg has accused Boris Johnson and other “so-called” world leaders of making “empty promises” over tackling climate change. The teenage environmentalist seized on...
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Thor Jumps After Most Profitable Year; Q4 Sales Up 55%

10 hours ago   |   FXCM

By Dhirendra Tripathi Investing.com - Thor Industries stock soared nearly 9% Tuesday as the maker of recreational vehicles recorded its most profitable year with annual sales...
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Ambulance crew left stuck for HOURS after ‘people's selfishness' generated...

Ambulance crew left stuck for HOURS after ‘people's selfishness' generated diesel shortage

AN AMBULANCE crew en route to pick up a patient in Wales was left stranded for four hours after their vehicle broke down and no one could come rescuing them because of fuel... Read more ...

Facebook sought to attract preteens users aged just 10-12 and considered...

Facebook sought to attract preteens users aged just 10-12 and considered targeting them on PLAYDATES

Facebook has for the past five years tried to find ways to attract more young people to its platforms, concerned about the threat from rivals such as TikTok and Snapchat. Read more ...

Aussie backpacker working on a mango farm shares footage of allergic reaction

Aussie backpacker working on a mango farm shares footage of allergic reaction

Brendan Small, 26, was travelling around Queensland when a Covid-19 outbreak and border closures prevented him from heading back home in NSW. Read more ...

Touching meaning of Gabby Petito, Brian Laundrie, & her dad's matching...

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Jennifer Lopez's secret to success is that she is kind to HERSELF says Rob...

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Robert Irwin gets dangerously close to Monty the crocodile at Australia Zoo

Robert Irwin gets dangerously close to Monty the crocodile at Australia Zoo

Robert Irwin has followed in his late father's footsteps by getting up close and personal with the fearsome Australian wildlife. Read more ...

Clarifications and corrections

Clarifications and corrections

We published an article on 1 August with the headline 'Racism row at the Vegan Society: Five trustees quit over claim veganism is 'cultural appropriation' because it was... Read more ...

Tobacco giants don't get to decide who does research on smoking. Why does...

Boffins tell US lawmakers social media titans cannot be trusted to police themselves On Tuesday, lawmakers from the US House of Representatives heard from three academics who... Read more ...

Iris Law cuts a sheer white corset at Christian Dior Paris Fashion Week show...

Iris Law cuts a sheer white corset at Christian Dior Paris Fashion Week show with Alexa Chung

The British stars looked typically stylish as they greeted onlookers in the French capital as Dior unveiled their new womenswear collection for spring-summer 2022. Read more ...

Graham Norton admits he's 'glad there was no Twitter' during his early...

Graham Norton admits he's 'glad there was no Twitter' during his early career due to cancel culture

Graham Norton has admitted he's 'glad there was no Twitter' when his career began in the early nineties, following a string of famous faces being 'cancelled'. Read more ...