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  • How two teens in leggings became a PR mess for United Airlines (Reuters) – A bystander who touched off a social media furor after she saw United Airlines stop two teenage girls dressed in leggings from boarding a flight admitted on Monday that she did not fully… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • When shareholders join the populist revolt: James Saft (Reuters) – Some day, perhaps soon, the populist revolt will spread to another group badly served in recent decades: shareholders. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Snap surges after IPO banks give flurry of ‘buy’ ratings (Reuters) – Shares of Snap Inc jumped over 5 percent on Monday after several of the Snapchat owner’s IPO underwriters handed it badly-needed “buy” ratings. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Paris exhibition highlights Picasso’s passion for distant cultures PARIS (Reuters) – Pablo Picasso’s lifelong admiration for art from far-flung civilizations comes to light in a new Paris exhibition featuring such pieces from the artist’s collection as well as his… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • GoTenna Pro meshing radio aspires to deploy next to rescue, fire, and security teams  Keeping in touch when there’s no communications infrastructure for one reason or another is nice for you and me, but critical for disaster response, forest fire control, and military operations. GoTenna wants its new Pro device to be part of that by providing powerful, reliable, off-grid comms in a package a fraction the size and ...
  • UK’s borrowing binge is worrying the Bank of England Rising household debt could spook the nation again so it is right to keep an eye on cheap credit Alarm bells are jangling at the Bank of England. Households have been on a borrowing binge. Consumer spending is being underpinned by debt, with an increased dependency on personal loans, payday loans, car finance and – ...
  • Gold coin worth $4 million stolen from Berlin museum BERLIN (Reuters) – A Canadian gold coin named “Big Maple Leaf” which bears the image of Queen Elizabeth II was stolen in the early hours of Monday morning from Berlin’s Bode Museum. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Your Money: Put your travel bucket list on turbo NEW YORK (Reuters) – Waiting until you are retired to travel to all your bucket list destinations? You might want to step on it. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter ...
  • 27/03/2017 Tony Bonsignore and Louise Cooper discuss a record fine for BT. They also look at how social media should be policed in the fight against terrorism and how a former tax office has become a tourism hotspot. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • UK banks asked to draw up plans to show they are prepared for Brexit Bank of England says City institutions need to reassure regulators that they are ready for a range of possible outcomes The Bank of England has asked UK banks, insurers and other financial institutions to draw up comprehensive plans for how they will deal with Britain’s exit from the European Union. Two days before Theresa May’s government plans ...
  • Once golden, Robert Rubin’s hedge fund proteges lose some luster BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Learning to invest on Goldman Sachs’ risk arbitrage desk, made famous by leader Robert Rubin, was once seen as a fast track to fortune. But the band of hedge fund protégés… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Captain James Cook waistcoat fails to sell at Sydney auction SYDNEY (Reuters) – A waistcoat owned by British explorer Captain James Cook, who claimed Australia for Britain in 1770, has failed to sell at auction, with bids far below its anticipated million… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Pensions mistakes of the past must be avoided, says John Cridland The author of a major pensions review tells the BBC that the government must avoid past pension mistakes. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Sex in Thai city frustrates junta PATTAYA, Thailand (Reuters) – With mascots dressed as smiling fish and a police rock band, Thai authorities launched a “Happy Zone” at the weekend to improve the image of a city notorious for sex… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Autonomous Vehicles: The Future Is Now “Autonomous Vehicles” (AV’) – recall a futuristic scene with robots delivering your mail and drones dropping the latest smartphone to your front step. In fact, the future is now and autonomous vehicles are much closer to being reality than ever before… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Mortgage approvals by banks falls to lowest for three months The number of home loans in February fell to the lowest figure since November, according to UK banks. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Give Night Owls Work Hours That Let Them Spread Their Wings I can’t even imagine working at night. Anything I do after 8 p.m. had better not need strategic thought. But at 6 a.m. (or earlier), I can plow through creative, thoughtful, strategic work like an Olympic runner at a marathon. Yup — I’m a morning per… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • Britain’s Prince George, 3, to start school in September LONDON (Reuters) – Prince George, Britain’s third in line to the throne, is to start school in southwest London in September, Kensington Palace announced on Friday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Treehouses and mansions: Life in the shadow of the U.S.-Mexico fence TIJUANA (Reuters) – The rust-red U.S. fence along the Mexican border has inspired various quirky architectural structures, from a frontier-themed mansion to a humble treehouse with uninterrupted… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Liberals’ Budget Makes It Clear Working Canadians Are A Priority As I went through the details of the federal budget — the second for this Liberal government — and considered the new ideas and, too often, the limits placed on those ideas, one thought kept coming to mind. The new federal budget is high on symbolis… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • How Thrivent hopes to grow beyond its base of religious investors NEW YORK (Reuters) – Little-known Thrivent Financial, a Minneapolis-based asset manager that offers financial services to Lutherans, is hoping its recent streak of outperformance will make it stand… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Brexit economy: UK faces squeeze on living standards The latest monthly Guardian analysis finds signs of a slowdown as prices rise and real pay shrinks • Help fund our journalism by becoming a Guardian supporter British households are being warned to prepare for a tightening squeeze on living standards, as a Guardian analysis shows the Brexit vote’s blow to the pound is stoking inflation while ...
  • 24/03/2017 The latest news and views on business and the world of personal finance with Sean Farrington and Mickey Clark. Plus the very latest from the financial markets around the globe. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Emerging markets land top of managers’ portfolios with rising rates NEW YORK (Reuters) – Rising short-term interest rates in the United States are prompting Lipper Award-winning bond fund managers to add emerging-market debt and non-agency backed residential… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • After Trump rally, equity investors move into healthcare, retailers NEW YORK (Reuters) – High U.S. share prices are pushing Lipper Award-winning equity fund managers into the shares of beaten-down healthcare companies, retailers and emerging-market stocks that they… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Call for ‘decently paid’ maternity leave The TUC says that while UK mothers get a relatively good amount of maternity leave, they fare much worse on pay. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new ...
  • Federal Funding For STEM Empowers A New Generation Of Canadians Over March break, Isabella got to try her hand at engineering. Volunteers from Tru Grit Engineering showed her and other members of Boys and Girls Clubs of Thunder Bay how to make toy cars. Technically, they were introduced to problem-solving, propul… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • It’s A Different Kind Of Spring Season This Year In Real Estate By Wayne Karl Spring has sprung, and while spring season is normally an occasion to celebrate, with days growing longer, weather getting warmer and real estate heading into busy season, everything feels a little different this year. Canada’s real estate markets are dealing with myriad of issues. In the Toronto area, it’s an acute supply shortage, skyrocketing ...
  • How To Protect Yourself From Financial Fraud March is Fraud Prevention Month. A time to focus on how you can keep your personal information safe. Every year hackers, dumpster divers and phone scammers try to find new schemes to get their hands on your personal information. I’ve teamed up with Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre and their sponsors to talk about ways to keep ...
  • Town of Reduction, population 60, up for sale in Pennsylvania HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) – Got $1.5 million to spare? If so, tiny Reduction, a one-time company town built to house workers at a long-vanished garbage-processing plant in western Pennsylvania, could… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Acting SEC chair plans test to lower exchange fees WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The acting head of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has directed the regulator to launch a pilot plan that would test how the market would be affected if exchanges… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Investors add $8 billion to U.S. taxable bond funds in week: Lipper NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors poured $8.3 billion into U.S.-based taxable bond funds during the latest week, Lipper data showed on Thursday, marking the largest inflows for the funds since last July. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • For Goldman Sachs, a rare pass from shareholder resolutions NEW YORK/BOSTON (Reuters) – For the first time in more than a decade, Goldman Sachs Group Inc has managed to avoid any proxy battles with activist shareholders by convincing investors and securities… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • U.S. municipal bond funds post $173.5 million in inflows: Lipper (Reuters) – U.S. municipal bond funds reported $173.5 million of net inflows in the week ended March 22, compared with $118.1 million in outflows in the previous week, according to data released by… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • 22/03/2017 The latest news and views on business and the world of personal finance with Sean Farrington and Mickey Clark. Plus the very latest from the financial markets around the globe. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • 23/03/2017 The latest news and views on business and the world of personal finance with Sean Farrington and Mickey Clark. Plus the very latest from the financial markets around the globe. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Samsung is aiming to widen access to contactless payments  While Samsung’s most high profile contactless payment push is the eponymous Samsung Pay — aka its mobile payments product, which competes with the likes of Apple Pay and Android Pay — the company is today bigging up another approach it’s backing, with the not so catchy name of Contactless Companion Platform (CCP). Read More Share this:Click ...
  • Ackman’s Pershing Square Holdings seeks London listing (Reuters) – Billionaire investor William Ackman’s Pershing Square Holdings Ltd said on Thursday it planned to list its shares in London as it seeks to improve liquidity and valuation. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • Hedge fund manager Friedman to list investment fund in London LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. hedge fund manager Emanuel ‘Manny’ Friedman plans to list a fund in London to invest in asset-backed securities and real estate assets put up for sale as a result of… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Hedge fund Eton Park is shutting down: letter BOSTON (Reuters) – Eton Park, the $7 billion fund founded by Eric Mindich, is shutting down, the fund manager wrote to his investors on Thursday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Brazil’s Oi sees debt plan vote by end of June: CEO SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian telephone operator Oi SA expects its in-court reorganization plan to go to a vote before creditors by the end of June, Chief Executive Officer Marco Schroeder told… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Jeopardy host Alex Trebek provides a few answers of his own NEW YORK (Reuters) – Alex Trebek may be an American icon, but he hails from a little nickel-mining town in northern Ontario. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in ...
  • Column: Ten-fold gain in retirement saving? No thanks, say Republicans CHICAGO (Reuters) – At the risk of stating the obvious: People are much more likely to save for retirement when they can do it automatically at work. How much more likely? Ten times, according to a… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Trump Tantrum looms on Wall Street if healthcare effort stalls NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Trump Trade could start looking more like a Trump Tantrum if the new U.S. administration’s healthcare bill stalls in Congress, prompting worries on Wall Street about tax cuts… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Energy price cap implications ominous, former regulators say The warning from former regulators comes amid speculation ministers may cap prices on standard tariffs. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • Hyperloop Transportation Technologies starts building its first full-size passenger pod  In the world of Hyperloop, the race is on to see who can produce the first viable commercial system. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies on Tuesday announced a key move in its own progress toward that goal: It has begun construction on its firs… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Australian water advocate kicks off 1,000-mile run in Las Vegas (Reuters) – Last time she ran 40 marathons in a row, Mina Guli wore out eight pairs of shoes. Now she is trying it a second time. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Foreigners buy more longer-dated U.S. bonds at auctions NEW YORK (Reuters) – Foreign investors raised their purchases of longer-dated U.S. government debt in early March, in a sign of renewed appetite for dollar-denominated assets as the greenback has… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • U.S. money market assets fall after Fed raises rates: iMoneyNet NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. money market fund assets recorded their biggest weekly drop in two months following the Federal Reserve’s widely expected interest rate by a quarter percentage point last… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • ‘I need to be safe’ – Crossing into Canada from the U.S. HEMMINGFORD, Quebec (Reuters) – A Sudanese man hopped out of his taxi with a duffle bag slung around his shoulder just before daybreak, as he headed for the U.S. – Canadian border. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • If healthcare vote fails, would jeopardize ‘Trump trades’: Gundlach NEW YORK (Reuters) – If the U.S. healthcare legislation overhaul is not passed, or is postponed, it will put “a lot of doubt” on the “Trump trades,” which include higher U.S. equities and bond… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • The perils of investing with your politics: James Saft (Reuters) – In investing, it seems, the wages of following your political bias is higher volatility without higher returns. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Traders reduce view on U.S. rate hikes NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. interest rates futures rose to session highs on Wednesday as traders dialed back their view on the timing of the Federal Reserve’s next rate hike following its… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • SEC shortens settlement cycle for securities trades WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. securities regulators moved on Wednesday to modernize regulations that require stock and bond trades to settle within three business days, a step the industry has urged… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • UK households most downbeat about finances since 2013 Consumer spending likely to fall as rising inflation and weak wage growth bite UK households are the most downbeat about their finances since 2013, as families start to feel the pinch from rising inflation and weak wage growth, according to a new survey. This suggests that consumer spending, until now the main driver of UK economic growth, ...
  • Egypt camel racers hope desert sport will spread to fresh pastures ISMAILIA, Egypt (Reuters) – On a desert track in eastern Egypt camels race across the sand, urged on by their young jockeys and a convoy of cars speeding alongside them. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Bank cheques to be cleared within a day From October 2017, cheques will start to clear much faster than the current six days’ waiting time. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • UK CEOs ‘earn 386 times more than workers on national living wage’ Equality Trust calls on government to force firms to report pay gap between highest-paid and average employee The average FTSE chief executive earns 386 times more than a worker on the national living wage, according to an analysis published by the Equality Trust as it steps up its campaign for new government rules to expose ...
  • How To Have A Difficult Conversation Have you ever had to tell someone that they need to shower more, find somewhere else to live or they’re too loud at work? Those kinds of conversations can be incredibly uncomfortable. According to a recent study, the average employee spends 2.8 hours … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Why Experiential Marketing Will Rule 2017 That’s a bold premise packed in the title of this piece. So let me explain. The 21st century is moving at the speed of light. The marketplace is becoming increasingly diversified, as consumers face more choices and options than ever before. Many bran… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • The women still working into their 70s The proportion of women working beyond 70 doubles in four years, narrowing the gap with older men. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • U.S. bank stocks fall as investor hope wanes for policy boosts (Reuters) – Shares in U.S. banks tumbled on Tuesday as investors shrunk back from a post-election rally on worries that President Donald Trump would not be able to live up to his promises for… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • First U.S. bumble bee added to endangered species list (Reuters) – The rusty patched bumble bee became the first wild bee in the continental United States to gain federal protection on Tuesday when it was added to the government’s list of endangered and… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Housing Affordability In The GTA: Builders Give Their Two Cents By Lydia McNutt The Toronto housing market has become a pipe dream for the average homebuyer. How did it get to this point, what are the consequences and is there a solution? The GTA’s top home builders give their two cents on this million-dollar ques… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • The Economics Of Natural Capital Can Help Us Better Value Nature Emma Young, Ontario (Photo: Mike Dembeck) Putting a price tag on nature is challenging. Some people don’t believe it can be done. Some people hate the idea of it. Most will have no idea what it means. But there are new and emerging approaches to help… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • Wells Fargo banks on new ad campaign to regain customer trust NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wells Fargo & Co will launch a new multi-channel ad campaign, its chief executive said on Tuesday, in a further sign of the bank’s efforts to regain trust after a sales scandal… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Swiss cannabis entrepreneurs develop craving for low-potency pot KOELLIKON, Switzerland (Reuters) – Entrepreneurs have high hopes for cannabis in Switzerland, where business has suddenly taken off in recent months, six years after the country legalized… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Labrador retriever still leads the pack of most popular U.S. dogs NEW YORK (Reuters) – The friendly, and often clumsy, Labrador retriever has retained its long held title as the most popular dog breed in the United States, while the fearless Rottweiler has climbed… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Hedge fund Millennium hires portfolio manager from Steve Cohen’s firm BOSTON(Reuters) – Millennium Management, one of the industry’s biggest hedge funds, has hired a portfolio manager from billionaire stock picker Steven A. Cohen’s investment company, two sources… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • NYSE Arca says systems normal after software glitch NEW YORK (Reuters) – NYSE Arca said on Tuesday that all systems were functioning normally after a technical issue in the prior session prevented some symbols from completing a closing auction. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Of bread and wine: the world’s most expensive cities LONDON (Reuters) – Singapore remains the world’s most expensive city to live in, a study showed on Tuesday, with two Japanese cities — Tokyo and Osaka — returning to the top 10 thanks to the… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Cairo rage room lets Egyptians take a swing at their frustrations CAIRO (Reuters) – Residents of the Egyptian capital have a new outlet to release frustrations built up living in a crowded megacity. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in ...
  • Aristocracy aside, India Hicks has designs on business NEW YORK (REUTERS) – India Hicks – goddaughter to the Prince of Wales, granddaughter of Britain’s last viceroy in India and bridesmaid of the late Princess Diana – may have been born into… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Destroyed by Islamic State, ancient winged bull to rise again in London LONDON (Reuters) – An ancient Assyrian winged bull sculpture destroyed by Islamic State fighters in 2015 is to be remade from empty Iraqi date syrup cans and displayed in Trafalgar Square in London. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Contrasting fortunes for island property UK house prices rose in the last year – but the gap between values in two Scottish isles widened. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to ...