Faiza Khalifa

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EU publishes its no Brexit deal guidelines

The European Commission has published its guidance over what countries, businesses and individuals should do to prepare for a no deal ahead of Brexit …

We must be brave enough to give the people a final say on any Brexit deal - Chuka Umunna

Who runs Britain? It is very clear that the answer at the end of this week is not the Prime Minister, nor is it the people of our country: it is …

Great Britain

Spiders fly on the currents of Earth’s electric field

Spiders don’t have wings, but they can fly across entire oceans on long strands of silk. For more than a century, scientists thought it was the wind …

Remove Any Stain With This Unexpected French Trick

<i>Welcome to Spring Clean Your Life, your one-stop shop for gotta-try-those tips & bookmark-me inspiration to spruce up your kitchen and home this season—and well beyond.</i><p>It might be hard to muster up the excitement to do laundry week in and week out (unless, of course, you’re one of those …

12 Tasty Meals That Prove Vegetarians Can Eat Keto, Too

The common misconception that vegetarians don't get enough vital nutrients from their plant-based diet couldn't be further from the truth. Not only …

The anti-Brexit House of Lords has just signed its own death warrant

The House of Lords has crossed the Rubicon.<p>In voting on Monday to send back the government’s European Union (Withdrawal) Bill with an amendment that …

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

Time Management

Welsh and Scottish governments raise pressure over Brexit plans

Wales and Scotland table emergency bills amid anger at loss of control over policies<p>The Scottish and Welsh governments have issued emergency legislation to prepare for leaving the EU in a significant escalation of their dispute with UK ministers over their powers after Brexit. Their so-called …

Great Britain

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Self-improvement

This is the Samsung Galaxy S9 launch video

And this year is all about business. While the Samsung Galaxy S9 is going to be announced tomorrow at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Slashleaks shared the official promo video for the Samsung’s upcoming flagship device.<p>It’s a polished 3-minute video packed with information about the new phone. …

Samsung Galaxy S9

Leaders to discuss EU money, top jobs after Brexit

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Money and top jobs will be the main topics of an informal summit of 27 European Union leaders on Friday, as the bloc tries to deal with the consequences of Britain’s exit from the EU in 2019.<p>A British Union flag and an European Union flag are seen flying outside the European …

Shredded Jackfruit Burritos (Vegan) Recipe

I suspect the most notable aspect of this burrito is the use of jackfruit. My guess is it might be an ingredient you're either completely onboard …

First Gene Therapy For Inherited Disease Gets FDA Approval

The Food and Drug Administration Tuesday approved the first gene therapy to treat an inherited disease.<p>The treatment is called Luxturna, a genetically modified virus that ferries a healthy gene into the eyes of patients born with retinal dystrophy, a rare condition that destroys cells in the retina …

FDA

We helped save Europe: now Europe could save us from Brexit

We are fond of remembering our role as wartime liberators. But now it is we who need help, in the form of an offer to protect us from our folly<p>‘A visitor from Mars would assume that the UK is under attack from a hostile power seeking to destroy our economy and many of our national institutions … …

Ireland wants a sea border with the UK after Brexit – here is what that means

Proposal has been denounced by Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party.<p>The row over the UK's future relationship with Ireland has intensified, …

'A bit of me is dying. But I can’t stay': the EU nationals exiting Britain

Feeling betrayed and bewildered after years in the UK, many EU citizens are leaving before Brexit. And some Britons are going too …<p>They are doctors, academics, small business owners and stay-at-home parents; accountants, pensioners and IT consultants. They came to Britain from Germany, Greece, the …

Debt bubble returns millions to days of 2008 crash

Borrowing & debt,Queen's speech,Credit cards,Financial advisers,Family finances,Credit crunch,Financial crisis,Politics,UK news<p>Advisers call for action as growing numbers struggle with their bills

Credit Cards

Best DIY Hanging Planter Projects For Your Garden

It is that time of the year again when flowers blossom like never before, and there is greenery all around. This means you can put effort into making …

A stitch in time saves stress down the line

Renaissance in needlecraft is fuelled by huge social media interest<p>With his bald head and tattooed triceps, Jamie Chalmers is an unlikely advocate for the delicate art of cross-stitch, but the 42-year-old is a self-styled kingpin of contemporary embroidery.<p>Mr X Stitch – as he is known to his many …

Britons can still reverse Brexit after Article 50 and say 'we love you' to EU, Luxembourg PM says

The Prime Minister of Luxembourg has signalled that Britain can reverse Article 50 after triggering it if the country decides it still wants to say …

11 Examples of Why Black and White Photos are More Elegant at Times

There's just something about black and white photos that exude class and sophistication.<p>That's on full display in the featured image above. The woman …

In Israel, teaching kids cyber skills is a national mission

BEIT SHEMESH, Israel (AP) — In some Israeli schools, fourth-graders learn computer programming while gifted 10th-graders take after-school classes in …

High School

Brexit ruling: UK Supreme Court gives parliament Article 50 vote

<b>London (CNN) —</b> Britain's Supreme Court has ruled that the UK government must hold a vote in parliament before beginning the process of leaving the European Union.<p>The decision is a complication for Prime Minister Theresa May, who wanted to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty -- the legal …

Third of breast cancer patients treated unnecessarily, study says

One in three women with breast cancer detected by a mammogram is treated unnecessarily, because screening tests found tumors that are so slow-growing that they're essentially harmless, according to a Danish study published Monday in Annals of Internal Medicine, which has renewed debate over the …

Cancer

12 Apps That’ll Help You Organize *Everything*

With the new year already underway, now is a great time to start getting organized. Even though we love planning out our lives in our paper planner, we also need some organization hacks on-the-go… both for our digital lives and our real lives. That’s why we’re super excited to share our top apps …

The Nokia 6 is coming to the UK next month

[i]Update 05.07.2017: The rumours were true. The Nokia 6[/link] is getting a UK release after being unveiled at this year's Mobile World Congress in …

Boxing Day 2016 in Pictures

EU's highest court delivers blow to UK snooper's charter

Indiscriminate collection of emails is illegal, court rules in response to challenge originally brought by David Davis<p>“General and indiscriminate retention” of emails and electronic communications by governments is illegal, the EU’s highest court has ruled, in a judgment that could trigger …

Surveillance

One photographer visited the back alleys of Singapore to capture 'hidden doors'

Sometimes in the rush of exploring a new city, it’s easy to forget to stop and appreciate the smaller details. Now this photographer is shining a light on the hidden parts of Singapore.<p>Ricky Gui started with a project called ‘Illumination’, focusing on street lighting design. His interest soon …

Here Are All of Our No. 1 Story Picks from This Year

<i>All through December, we’ll be featuring Longreads’ Best of 2016. To get you ready, here’s a list of every story that was chosen as No. 1 in our</i> …