Agnieszka Bubella

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The Sixties: protest photography

Scottish independence: Danny Alexander insists currency union refusal 'is final'

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Osborne under pressure as bonuses surge to £35m at bailed-out banks

George Osborne is facing calls to explain bonus payouts worth an estimated £35m that have been handed out by the bailed-out Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group.<p>The scale of the rewards – including £3m in shares to the new RBS boss Ross McEwan – were announced to the stock exchange as it …

Who has benefited from record low interest rates?

<b>It is now five years since the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee cut its bank rate to a historic low of just 0.5%.</b><p>The key interest rate, which influences the cost of borrowing throughout the banking system and the wider economy, has stayed there ever since.<p>As a Bank official once …

Hirings hit 16-year high on strong growth data

British companies hired staff at the fastest rate in 16 years in February, as growth in orders and broader economic recovery fuelled confidence.<p>The Markit employment index, combining the latest survey data from the services, manufacturing and construction sectors, rose to 56 in February from 55.7 …

UK companies hire staff at record rates

Private sector firms took on staff at a rate of 150,000 in the first quarter, according to data compiled by Markit<p>UK companies hired staff at the fastest pace on record in February, amid a strong expansion across all sectors of the economy.<p>Data compiled by Markit suggested private sector firms were …

Economics

EU law may force RBS and Lloyds to become English

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Shell, Barclays and Lloyds warn Scotland over independence

Three FTSE 100 companies have spoken for the first time of the potential problems should Scotland leave the UK<p>Royal Dutch Shell, Lloyds Banking Group and Barclays have warned of the economic risks of the Scottish people voting in favour of independence.<p>In moves which are likely to intensify the …

Scotland

Stealth Search: Embattled Al Qaeda Hunts for a New Bin Laden

Battered and on the run, al Qaeda is quietly looking for a charismatic leader capable of taking command when Ayman al-Zawahri’s tenure comes to what will likely be a violent end. And just as quietly, the U.S. intelligence community is searching for that same man -– so they can kill him.<p>The deadly …

How to Get Fit WITHOUT the Gym

You already have the only fitness tool you really need<p>Maybe your membership got too expensive or you’re too busy to go more than once a week. Whatever the reason for breaking up with your gym, we have good news: You don’t need a fancy health center—or even equipment—to burn fat and sculpt muscle. …

Exercise

15 Ways to Debloat ASAP

Simple tricks that help you feel less puffy and flatten your belly fast<p>Simple tricks that help you feel less puffy and flatten your belly fast<p><i>By Leta Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness</i> Slimming down for summer takes time and dedication, but a few quick tricks can help you feel a little bit lighter in just …

Fitness

Electric Light Bulb Christmas Tree and Gold Reindeer in Paris

Jeff Leatham, artistic director of the Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris, has really outdone himself this year with the hotel's holiday decorations. Leatham created a unique Christmas tree out of thousands of hanging electric light bulbs! Surrounded by 40 live Christmas trees, the beautiful …

How the Brain Creates Personality: A New Theory

Are you a mover, a perceiver, a stimulator, or an adapter? Modes of thinking can be understood in terms of how the top and bottom—rather than right and left—parts of the brain interact.<p>It is possible to examine any object—including a brain—at different levels. Take the example of a building. If we …

Finding the Silver Lining: Why It’s Actually a Great Time to Be a Photographer

Over the years I’ve tried to get better about reflecting on my work and life at the end of each year. Sure lots of people will claim to do this, but …

Biking Around London Taking Timelapse Photography

Another shining example of timelapse photography has recently been released, this time from a photographer who spent eight days cycling around London …

Weather Makes a Mess of Holiday Travel Throughout the UK

Storms that lashed southern England yesterday have closed dozens of railway lines, halted ferry sailings and left airports struggling to restore …

6 Reasons to Visit Paris this Winter

Aah, Paris in springtime. Fresh baguettes and pungent cheese perfume the air, flowers cascade from balconies, the sun returns to bathe the city in a …

Pangea Redrawn With Today’s Political Boundaries

Once, the earth was comprised of a supercontinent called Pangea. So what would that continent look like if it had the political boundaries of today?<p>It’s hard to imagine a time when Antarctica was a stone’s throw from the Australian Outback, or when Morocco was right across the street from New York. …

6 Freaky Things Your Body Does (Explained by Science)

The human body is a strange and mysterious place filled with gross guts and gurgling magic potions. There are all sorts of confusing or nonsensical …

Dairy Queen

Cell Nucleus

Sharpest Views of the Cosmos Ever

<b>Astronomers have built a new astro-camera that, when fitted onto the largest observatories on Earth, can snap photos of the universe twice as sharp as the famed Hubble Space Telescope.</b><p>With the newly developed technology, giant telescopes can reach their theoretical limits of resolution in visible …

The Sharpest Photos Of Space Ever

With a new camera system, astronomers are seeing the universe in super high-resolution.<p>A team of astronomers from the University of Arizona, Italy's Arceti Obervatory, and the Carnegie Observatory has developed a new camera system that can record images in visible light twice as sharply as the …

Squeeze The Bacteria Out Of Water With A New Gel

In an emergency, clean drinking water can be tough to find. Floods, earthquakes and hurricanes can make our usual sources of water potentially unsafe.<p>After the 2004 tsunami in the Indian Ocean left many without access to clean water, researchers from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore …

The Week In Numbers: A 3-D Printer For Liver Tissue, The Sharpest Space Photos Ever, And More

<b>250 microns</b>: the thickness of the microtissues printed out by the first commercial 3-D bioprinter, which will soon help biochemists test new drugs<p><b>100 miles</b>: the distance the Galileo space probe made it into Jupiter's atmosphere in 1995 before being vaporized (could a stronger spacecraft fly …