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Japan's Hayabusa 2 spacecraft reaches cosmic 'diamond'

<b>A Japanese spacecraft has arrived at its target - an asteroid shaped like a diamond or, according to some, a spinning top.</b><p>Hayabusa 2 has been travelling toward the space rock Ryugu since launching from the Tanegashima spaceport in 2014.<p>It is on a quest to study the object close-up and deliver rocks …

Space

Top private school holds 'austerity day' with baked potatoes and beans for lunch

A prestigious private girls’ school has faced strong criticism after holding an “austerity day” where students dined on baked potatoes, beans and …

George Osborne

Challenged at home, Angela Merkel seeks emergency EU meeting on migration

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will try on Sunday to persuade other EU leaders to further curb immigration and restrict movement of asylum seekers …

Why European Tension Is Rising Over Migrants (Again)

Migrants arriving on Europe’s shores are stoking political tensions once again, three years after a surge of refugees threatened to overwhelm the …

Angela Merkel

Britain is no longer a 'tier one' military power

Theresa May this week asked Britain's defence secretary to justify the UK's role as a "tier one" military power, causing dismay in the Ministry of Defence. Underlying the statement is a realisation that the UK can no longer economically compete with top powers, defence experts told Business Insider.<p>…

Great Britain

The Biggest Geopolitical Moment in This World Cup Just Happened

The World Cup, to me, is the greatest tournament in sports. Better than the Olympics, World Series, NBA Finals. All of that. No other tournament is …

Geopolitics

G7 summit: Donald Trump lashes out at America's key allies

<b>US President Donald Trump has fired off a string of angry tweets criticising America's closest allies hours after leaving a divisive G7 summit in Canada.</b><p>Mr Trump said the US paid "close to the entire cost of Nato" to help protect countries that "rip us off on trade".<p>"Fair trade is now to be called …

Une bouteille de Vin Jaune du Jura datée de 1774 adjugée à 103.700 euros

Une bouteille de Vin Jaune du Jura, datée de 1774, a été adjugée 103.700 euros, lors d'une vente aux enchères samedi à Lons-le-Saunier.<p>Une bouteille …

Brexit: UK is playing hide and seek in talks, says EU negotiator

<b>Talks between the UK and the European Union need to "speed up" if a deal on a future relationship can be made in time for Brexit, the EU's negotiator says.</b><p>Speaking in Lisbon, Michel Barnier said the UK needed to stop playing "hide and seek" and instead clarify its demands.<p>It comes as the EU …

The boss wants you to give up your desk, and it’s probably to cut costs

Like fax machines and desktop telephones, your individual office workspace may be headed for extinction.<p>More than half of corporate executives say they plan to switch to unassigned worker seating for all or some of their employees during the next three years. Instead of having their own desks, …

How to Strengthen Your Reputation as an Employer

Many companies are aiming to be more transparent and authentic about their products, services, and costs. For example, McDonald’s has an online FAQ about how the company’s food products are made, while Southwest’s Transfarency initiative aims to give customers a clearer picture of the total fare …

The progression of office culture from the 50s to today

Office culture has changed quite a bit over the years.<p>Some of those shifts were actually reflected in workplace design trends.<p>Corner offices were meant to convey hierarchical prestige and status. The cubicle was intended to improve employees' lives, but ultimately became a symbol of corporate …

Hate Open-Plan Offices? Here's What's Coming Next

Hold your nose. The era of the deskless office is about to begin.<p>Observation: There's no dumb idea that can't be made worse and that's especially true with one of the dumbest ideas of all time, the open-plan office.<p>Quick recap: There's a near-total lack of scientific evidence that open-plan offices …

desks

The future of work: Will better tech mean better meetings?

Courtesy of Alex Thayer<p>“One of our lab’s focus areas is what we call supernatural productivity,” says Thayer, whose Ph.D. thesis explored human …

Yanis Varoufakis: ‘Brexit is like watching a train crash in slow motion’

The rebel former finance chief, Yanis Varoufakis, is back in the saddle at London’s Greek power diner<p>If you want to get a Greek man or woman to smash …

Europe

Now the EU's Three Poorest Members Want to Join the Euro

The three poorest European Union countries now have euro adoption in their cross-hairs.<p>The latest is Romania, which said last week that it will …

UK needs Brexit 'safe harbour' - David Miliband

<b>David Miliband has urged the UK to seek a "safe harbour" after Brexit by staying in the European Economic Area.</b><p>The ex-Labour foreign secretary said Jeremy Corbyn, who has ruled out the so-called Norway model, risked becoming the "midwife of a hard Brexit".<p>Ministers say EEA membership would require …

Supreme Court of Canada to keep records of deliberations secret for at least 50 years

The judges of the Supreme Court of Canada have ensured that documents disclosing their secret inner workings will not be revealed during their lifetime – and possibly ever.<p>The court has placed a 50-year embargo on public access to files related to the deliberations of the judges, from the time they …

Air France could 'disappear' as more strikes begin

<b>The survival of strike-hit Air France is in the balance, according to the country's economy minister.</b><p>Bruno Le Maire's warning that Air France could "disappear" comes as staff begin another round of industrial action over a pay dispute.<p>Despite the French state owning 14.3% of the Air France-KLM …

What Lebanon’s elections can teach us about the importance of religion

On Sunday, Lebanese citizens will vote in national elections for the first time since 2009. These are the first elections since the passage in June 2017 of a new electoral law and the first since the 2016 Beirut municipal elections, when a grass-roots campaign won almost 40 percent of votes, …

Russia: Alexei Navalny arrested as anti-Putin protests sweep nation

Under the motto "He is not our tsar," Russians have taken to the streets to decry a fourth term by President Vladimir Putin. Opposition leader Alexei …

Air France en plein flottement dans un ciel ultra-concurrentiel

La démission du PDG d'Air France-KLM Jean-Marc Janaillac ouvre une période d'incertitude pour le groupe, dans un ciel européen hautement …

Laughter's complex social life

Laughter is a universally recognised emotional expression. But do we all use it the same way?<p>Despite its importance in everyday life, laughter had been neglected in scientific research for most of the 20th Century, as psychologists instead focused on understanding our negative emotions.<p>That has now …

Psychology

UN expert expresses grave concern over Myanmar fighting

A United Nations rights expert expressed grave concern Tuesday over reports that Myanmar's military has used heavy weapons and conducted aerial …

May names new minister to try to end immigration scandal

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed a former banker of South Asian origin as home secretary on Monday, trying to draw a line under an immigration scandal threatening her authority as she negotiates Brexit.<p>Sajid Javid, the son of immigrants from Pakistan, replaces Amber …

Conservative Party

Remoan revival threat to No10 as Amber Rudd is hailed leader of Tory anti-Brexiteers

MOMENTS after Amber Rudd quit as Home Secretary she was being hailed as the new leader of the Tories’ raucous Remoaners.<p>“We’ll give her a huge …

The Risk of Machine-Learning Bias (and How to Prevent It)

Many companies are turning to machine learning to review vast amounts of data, from evaluating credit for loan applications, to scanning legal …

Machine Learning

Segundo dia de Veste Rio teve outlet lotado e visita guiada à mostra de Isabela Capeto

A estilista Isabela Capeto foi um dos destaques do segundo dia do Veste Rio, evento de moda realizado pelas revistas “Ela” e “Vogue Brasil”, que …

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Empire strikes back: why former colonies don't need Britain after Brexit | Griffith Review

British politics and culture feel nostalgic about the Commonwealth and hope to rekindle the old relationship. But the reality is not so simple<p>The countdown to leave the European Union began in the British summer of 2016, but nobody in the country seemed to know in which direction they were headed. …

Darkest Hour