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Here's how much we’d all get if the UK dumped its welfare state and introduced a universal basic income scheme instead

In 2017, Finland will introduce a type of universal basic income scheme, in which most of the country's welfare state will be abolished and replaced with a single €800 (£579, $879) per month stipend, payable to all Finns, regardless of their income, tax-free.<p>Citizens of Finland will be allowed to …

Income Inequality

Donald Trump might have totally screwed up his businesses in the Middle East

But when on Monday he called for "a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country's representatives can figure out what is going on," lots of people started to think Trump had finally gone too far.<p>His comments about barring Muslims from entering the US sparked …

Donald Trump

20 Unusual Gift Ideas for the Traveler in Your Life

We've all got one, or a few, wanderers in our holiday shopping list. And sometimes, finding the perfect gift can be a little hard, especially since they have already been all over the world and have something to represent every place they've set foot in. Since we don't want you to go into full …


10 U.S. Places To Travel Before They Get Famous

Nashville, Charleston, Portland (the Oregon one)... you've heard all about "America's up-and-coming destination cities," and chances are you've even been to a few. But as these pockets of culture blossom into full-blown vacation destinations, travelers are left yearning for someplace just a <i>bit</i> more …

National Parks

The Strangest Places on Earth (Are Also the Most Sublime)


10 incredible hotels you can only reach by boat

It seems like the new trend in hotels these days is putting them in weird places. Like, in an airplane. Or in a treehouse.<p>Or in railroad cars, train stations, helicopters, or any of the other cool places they've popped up.<p>But what if you want to stay in a hotel so secluded from humanity that the …

Key West

13 amazing rooftop bars in New York hotels

An expert guide to the best rooftop bars in New York hotels, including the top places to stay for incredible city views, rooftop pools and cocktails, in locations including SoHo, Times Square, The High Line and Brooklyn.<p>The Knickerbocker<p>New York, United States<p>8 Telegraph expert rating<p>This …

National Geographic Travel

City Guide: New York City

The capital of the United States for a very short time, New York City would become the cultural capital of the world by the 20th century. Like Paris, it established that position by harboring artists of all stripes: writers, painters, dancers and musicians who carved out “scenes” that would change …

Obama, Donald Trump just traded blows

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque<p>President Barack Obama and 2016 Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump traded jabs on each other to start the week.<p>In a pretaped "60 Minutes" interview that aired Sunday, Obama dismissed Trump as a "publicity-seeker" capitalizing on "anti-immigrant" beliefs among …

Donald Trump