A rising number of asylum seekers, stronger nationalist parties and a fragile economic recovery are leading governments and political groups across Europe to question the future of the Schengen Agreement.
When the sad news came about the death of actor Dean Jones, those who remembered him most fondly mostly fell into two separate groups with not much overlap. Many baby boomers remembered him as the eternally fresh-faced star of Disney...Show More Summary
The European Ombudsman has opened a case into the European Commission's industry-dominated Expert Group on the risky and dangerous practice of fracking for natural gas. The Ombudsman, responsible for investigating complaints about maladministration...Show More Summary
A group of anonymous women offer some important lessons about female sexuality. I’ve spent the past two days reading through the 72 entries featured on the blog, How To Make Me Come, "a collection of anonymous essays by women talking about female orgasm.” It’s been an education, one that I welcome, and one, it appears, many more are in grave need of. Show More Summary
A study of more than 2,200 species finds that humans are the planet’s most deadly natural-born killers. Watch any nature documentary, and you’ll see the same story unfold time and time again: A predator approaches a group of potential prey and ends up taking down a single animal, perhaps the youngest, the weakest, or the oldest among them. Show More Summary
This series is a bit off the pace, but the idea of investigating the chess-playing tendencies of the Bloomsbury Group only occurred to me as the three-part TV docudrama Life in Squares was beginning on BBC2 back in July 2015. I had an...Show More Summary
“Jeb Bush will …unveil his plan to partially privatize the Veterans Administration and cut benefits for veterans across the board.” — Web site of pro-Hillary Rodham Clinton group, “Correct the Record.” Correct The Record describes itself as “a strategic research and rapid response team designed to defend Hillary Clinton from baseless attacks.” But it also […]
Spain host Slovakia in a key Group C match on Friday night. Manchester United’s Juan Mata has been recalled to the Spain squad and could finally play at the ground where he watched football as a youngster. Juan Mata left Real OviedoShow More Summary
Industry group says miners could unlock almost $700bn of mineral wealth in Africa.
FACT CHECK: Does a video show a group of ants circling a vibrating iPhone?
At Donald Trump's ceremonial loyalty-oath signing on Thursday, a group of protesters showed up holding a big blue banner that read "Trump: Make America Racist Again." One of Trump's security guards took offense at this sign of insolence and ripped the banner away from them. Show More Summary
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's military reforms will be difficult and risky as they require a fundamental change in thinking and could affect special interest groups, the armed forces official paper said on Friday following the announcement of a 300,000 troop cut.
A small group of Chinese Navy ships showed up near Alaska earlier this week during President Obama’s visit to the northern state, mostly as a “we’re here” message. But then, as the Chinese People’s Liberation Army marched in a Beijing...Show More Summary
Imagine, if you will, a world where a there was a large group of persons who were licensed drivers in the 1970s, and for whatever reason, were in a coma, time travel, incarceration, whatever, where they essentially had little or no exposure...Show More Summary
The Zillow Group has today announced the sale of their struggling Market Leader software business to the Perseus Division of Constellation Software, Inc for USD 23 million. This is a far cry from the USD 355 million paid by Trulia for the business in 2013.
Coleman to head federal government's new investment advisory group after trade hits $10bn.
Hunky pop/classical fusion string quartet Well-Strung released the third video today from their upcoming album POPssical. It’s a cover of Lorde’s “Royals” backed by the group’s rendition of Karl Jenkins’ “Pa… The post Hunky String Quartet Well-Strung Will Never Be ‘Royals’ in Smashing New Video: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
President Mamnoon during a meeting with the Chinese president in the Great Hall of the People on Wednesday assured his counterpart that almost all members of the Uighur militant group the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) had been eliminated from Pakistan. Officially termed “Memorial Day for the Victory of The Chinese People’s War of Resistance
Every year another group of do-gooders with the latest gadget, software or app, presents a pilot project that will prove how smartphones, drones or social media are going to change the developing world. Few of these solutions stick.
Quote of the Day I Indeed, a major source of objection to a free economy is precisely that it...gives people what they want instead of what a particular group thinks they ought to want. Underlying most arguments against the free...