Chris Gillan

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UK school leavers 'the worst in Europe for essential skills', report says

British school leavers are the worst in Europe for 'essential skills' needed to complete entry-level jobs in business<p>British school leavers are the worst in Europe for 'essential skills' needed to complete entry-level jobs in business, a new survey revealed.<p>Four in ten of firms polled in the UK …

A Second Chance at Life

Fourteen years ago, my family and I came to the United States with nothing but a couple hundred dollars. We came to this country in hopes of finally escaping the ethnic cleansing and genocide that we faced in our home country of Bosnia. We knew that if we wanted a better life, we had to come to …

United States

Cameron calls for dealing with Islamic State threat at 'source' - the Telegraph

(Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron said that Friday’s attack at a Tunisian hotel demonstrated the “level of evil” Britain is dealing with and drew parallels with previous attacks at magazine offices in Paris and in schools in Pakistan.<p>Flowers are laid at the beachside of the Imperial Marhaba …

Terrorism

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1</b><b>.</b> Greece will keep its banks closed all week and introduce limits on money withdrawals after panicked Greeks drained ATMs of cash following the European Central Bank's decision not to extend emergency funding.<p><b>2.</b> The second inmate who escaped from a maximum security prison in upstate New York was …

Third time could be the charm as SpaceX preps for today's Falcon 9 sea landing

<b>Update 10:25AM ET: SpaceX's Falcon 9 Rocket</b> has exploded mid-flight<b>. A vehicle failure caused it to disintegrate over the Atlantic Ocean.</b><p>SpaceX is ready for the third major test of its reusable rocket — are you? Liftoff is scheduled for 10:21AM ET on Sunday, and can be seen above. NASA's coverage …

Can the umbrella be improved?

<b>Umbrellas have been around for more than 3,000 years, but young designers are trying to reinvent them.</b><p>They get lost. They poke people in the eye. They misbehave on windy days.<p>But umbrellas are one of the design classics of the modern world. From Mary Poppins to the Mikado to burlesque dancing …

Asia