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We must invest in SMEs to create a lasting recovery

The Government must focus on measures that will incentivise large businesses to invest the cash they have accumulated and to boost the confidence of small and medium-sized businesses<p>We have much to be optimistic about as we reflect on 2013, with the UK economy growing at its fastest rate for three …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

Egypt: student killed as Islamists battle with police at Cairo university

One student was killed, several injured and at least 60 arrested on Saturday as students at the Cairo campus of al-Azhar University battled with security forces. At least two buildings were set ablaze.<p>The day was the first of end-of-term examinations at the university, the epicentre of recent …

Clearer path for Obama regulatory agenda after 'nuclear option' paves the way

With congressional gridlock standing in the way of his legislative agenda, President Barack Obama is getting some fresh help in adding to his legacy in a different way – through government regulation.<p>When Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid invoked the “nuclear option” to change Senate rules and …

Turkey And Iran Accused Of Oil-For-Cash Sanctions Scheme

An unfolding corruption scandal in Turkey has revealed transactions that may have allowed Tehran to circumvent harsh U.S. and E.U. sanctions.<p>A …

Microsoft's 2014 makeover: It's all up to the next boss

Somebody's got to be up for this job.<p>Months after Steve Ballmer announced plans to step down as chief executive, Microsoft heads into 2014 still searching for the right candidate. In the last few months of 2013, several names of rumored CEOs-in-waiting got bandied about -- Ford CEO Alan Mulally and …

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Noam Chomsky, the Salon interview: Governments are power systems, trying to sustain power

Exclusive: The polymath looks back with Salon on this year’s NSA revelations and ahead to the earth’s destruction<p>In his 85th year, political theorist and linguist Noam Chomsky remains a fiercely busy polymath and dedicated activist. Indeed, his schedule is so demanding, our interview had to be …

Call for defibrillators in schools and leisure centres

<b>Life-saving defibrillators should be made available at more schools and leisure centres in Scotland, according to the Scottish Liberal Democrats.</b><p>The party has obtained figures which it says shows that only a fifth of sites have the equipment.<p>Defibrillators deliver an electric shock to the heart in …

Israeli Cabinet Ministers Endorse Legislation To Annex Part Of West Bank

The move, pushed by far-right members of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party, could weigh on troubled U.S.-brokered peace negotiations several days before another visit to the region by Secretary of State John Kerry.<p>But centrist Justice Minister Tzipi Livni, who also heads Israel's …

Week Ahead: Stock Markets Count $6 Trillion In Gains

While there is economic data and speeches by Federal Reserve big wigs to digest this coming week, investors will mostly be concerned with counting their money and locking in profits after the best year in about 15 for U.S. stocks.<p>Even allowing for the shady practice of “window dressing” – where …

A Look Back At A Rather Rotten Year In U.S. Politics

2013 was a terrible year for politics and politicians of all stripes. Matt Miller of <i>The Washington Post</i> and the public radio program <i>Left, Right, & Center</i> joins NPR's Arun Rath for a wrap-up.<p><b>Listen · 4:10</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>Transcript<p>ARUN RATH, HOST:<p>It's ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from …

Pharrell Williams seizes No.1 spot in UK singles chart | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - American singer-songwriter Pharrell Williams seized top spot in Britain’s singles chart on Sunday with his track “Happy”, ousting talent show winner Sam Bailey after only a week at No.1.<p>Producer, songwriter and rapper Pharrell Williams (R) accepts the Golden Note Award as Jon …

Who will survive? '14 top primaries

The campaigns of 2014 will be messy long before the candidates get to the general election, with a growing number of incumbents facing primary challenges they weren’t expecting.<p>Republicans, who are keen on taking back the Senate, are especially concerned after two election cycles in which GOP …