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No one-size-fits-all solution: Food security looks very different depending on where you are sitting

The only definite is that the West needs to learn to consume — and waste — less<p>In 1974, the World Food Conference declared that: “Every man, woman and child has the inalienable right to be free from hunger and malnutrition in order to develop their physical and mental faculties.” The conference set …

Agriculture

The boss of the world's largest recruiter tells us how Brexit is affecting jobs right now

It's likely to have huge ramifications on the jobs market.<p>This is because this would end the freedom of movement — one of the core components to being an EU member— and therefore make it more onerous for Europeans to be employed in the UK.<p>Speaking to Business Insider in Davos, Switzerland, Alain …

United Kingdom

The Chatbot Will See You Now

In March of 2016, a twenty-seven-year-old Syrian refugee named Rakan Ghebar began discussing his mental health with a counsellor. Ghebar, who has lived in Beirut since 2014, lost a number of family members to the civil war in Syria and struggles with persistent nervous anxiety. Before he fled his …

Mental Health

It's Not Mexico That Will Ultimately 'Steal' Those Carrier Jobs

It's easy to understand why Carrier's decision under pressure to spare about 800 of its Indianapolis workers seemed like great news. The bad news? …

Autism linked to vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy, researchers find

Study finds pregnant women with low vitamin D levels at 20 weeks more likely to have a child with autistic traits<p>The important role vitamin D plays in early life is back in the spotlight after Australian researchers noticed a link between a deficiency during pregnancy and autism.<p>The study found …

Autism

Consumers check smartphones more than 9 billion times a day and enable new businesses

Consumers are screenaholics and are checking their smartphones 1 billion times a day more than a year ago, said Deloitte & Touche. Here's a look at …

Mobile

5 Young London Designers You Need to Know

Susanna Lau, aka Susie Bubble, identifies the top five young London labels on her fashion radar.<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom</b> — London Fashion Week is …

London Fashion Week

The World Can't Build Enough Infrastructure To Keep Up With Investor Demand

Chinese companies are building ports, financial centers, and free industrial zones across Eurasia, Belarus companies are building rail terminals in Poland, and investors from places like Abu Dhabi are building new city districts in places like Belgrade. Infrastructure development is booming …

Smart Cities