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Analysts Say You Should Expect Delays on Your UPS and FedEx Holiday Packages

After drawing the ire of consumers in 2015 for failing to deliver some holiday packages on time, UPS and FedEx hired tens of thousands of seasonal …

25 tips on how to take care of your digestive system

Ever wondered if you have IBS or a gluten allergy? Confused about probiotics and fermented foods? Here five experts give the ultimate guide to a healthy, happier gut.<p><i>"Listen to your body; if it tells you gluten doesn’t agree with you, it probably doesn’t"</i><p><b>Stephanie Moore and Elaine Williams</b> …

Italian banking shares poised for worst year since 2011 after referendum defeat

Italian banking shares suffered hefty losses after Matteo Renzi’s heavy constitutional referendum defeat revived fresh concerns about the fragility of the country’s financial system.<p>In tumultuous trading, Italy’s banks index fell by as much as 4.8pc in early trade as investors feared efforts to …

The best Nutribullet breakfast smoothie recipes

For those unfamiliar with the gadget, <b>the NutriBullet is an extractor which pulverises vegetables, nuts, seeds and even the pips and stalks of your fruits</b>.<p>Here, we bring you the best breakfast smoothie recipes, featuring everything from almond to beetroot, that you can blitz up in seconds for a …

Dollar hits 14-year high as market anticipate Trump spending boom

The US dollar has jumped to its highest level in 14 years as markets anticipate an enormous spending spree by incoming President Donald Trump, which should boost the economy in the short-term.<p>The currency initially tumbled when the election result came in, but the greenback has surged by 4pc since …

Australia PM: No refugees will be sent to US this year

Australia's prime minister said on Monday that resettlement to the US of many of the 1,200 asylum seekers from prisons on Papua New Guinea and the Pacific island of Nauru would begin after president-elect Donald Trump's inauguration in January.<p>Whether Trump honours the deal Australia reached with …

Shake it till you make it: how a classic cocktail conned itself into history

The lost pre-prohibition classic the Seelbach was actually invented in 1995 – a telling moment for the cocktail industry and a parable for our post-truth world<p>Until recently, the classic Seelbach cocktail – a blend of bourbon, Cointreau, bitters and champagne – came with a lovely backstory, of the …

UK firms see slower hiring, weak pay growth on Brexit fears: CIPD

LONDON (Reuters) - Fewer British employers expect to hire staff in late 2016 and will raise pay by less than inflation next year as the effects of the decision to leave the European Union set in, an industry body said on Monday.<p>A bank employee counts pound notes at Kasikornbank in Bangkok, …

European Union

Bangladesh hopes to recover $30 million more from cyber heist

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh’s central bank hopes to retrieve $30 million more of the $81 million stolen from its account at the New York Federal Reserve in February, two bank officials said on Monday.<p>Commuters pass by the front of the Bangladesh central bank building in Dhaka March 8, 2016. …

Central Banks

Siemens boosts software business with $4.5 billion deal

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German engineering group Siemens (SIEGn.DE) has agreed to buy U.S.-based Mentor Graphics MENT.O in a $4.5 billion deal that will bolster its industrial software operations and help it keep pace with changes to manufacturing technology.<p>Siemens logo is pictured at a building of …

Enterprise Tech

India announces new measures to increase supply of cash | Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India announced new measures on Monday to ease the cash crunch faced by millions after the government’s decision last week to abolish large denomination notes to try and uncover billions of dollars in undeclared wealth.<p>A notice is displayed on the gate of an ATM counter which …

Nigel Farage hits out at 'ghastly little apparatchiks' that run No10 and says Theresa May is betraying national interest by rejecting his links to Donald Trump

• <b>Boris Johnson: 'Trump victory will be good thing for Britain'</b>• <b><br>Theresa May: Trump win shows UK must help the 'overlooked'</b>• <b><br>Europe's foreign ministers meet to discuss Trump victory</b>• <b><br>Farage: 'Britain needs to mend fences with Trump. I can help'</b>• <b><br>May faces Cabinet backlash over refusal to deal with</b> …

Chancellor must use Autumn Statement to boost growth, manufacturers say

The Chancellor must use his Autumn Statement to tackle the fallout from political uncertainty and reassure nervous businesses by announcing new measures to boost investment and growth, according to the UK’s manufacturers.<p>EEF, the trade body which represents Britain’s engineering and manufacturing …

Samsung Just Paid $8 Billion to Get Into the Automotive Business

Samsung Electronics said on Monday it had agreed to buy Harman International Industries for about $8 billion, a deal that enables the South Korean …

Donald Trump Won. Read Those 3 Words Again.

A stunning upset.<p>It doesn't feel real.<p>Donald Trump has won the 2016 election, according to The Associated Press. The Republican nominee beat out Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in an incredibly tight race.<p>Clinton conceded to Trump, according to multiple sources.<p>Trump won the pivotal states of …

Investors Should Brace for a Bigger Market Bloodbath if Donald Trump Wins

Investors should brace for a further slump in global stock markets, the U.S. dollar and most commodities if Republican candidate Donald Trump becomes …

Man with a brain tumour killed when he ran across a motorway after his behaviour became 'erratic'

A German man who came to the UK to visit friends ran was killed when he ran across a motorway after a brain tumour he was suffering from caused him to behave "erratically and out of control", an inquest has heard.<p>Alexander Kaiser, from the Westerwald region of Germany, had flown to the UK on June 5 …

Brexit blows $31 billion hole in British budget

The U.K. government is facing a £25 billion ($31 billion) hole in its finances because of Brexit, the Institute for Fiscal Studies said Tuesday.<p>Slowing growth and lower tax revenues will hit the budget and lead to higher borrowing, the U.K.'s leading independent economic think tank said in a …

Tony Blair

Deliciously Ella's creamy mango and banana overnight oats

Blitzing mango and banana with ground flaxseed and a splash of almond milk is a delicious way to incorporate fruit into an oaty breakfast<p><b>SERVES</b><br>2<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b> <b><br>For the mango puree:</b><br>1 mango<br>2 ripe bananas<br>1 tbsp ground flaxseed<br>a splash of almond milk (enough to make it blend)<p><b>For the oat mix:</b><br>1 ripe banana<br>⅔ …

Nissan CEO: Getting Back Two Hours a Day Will Change Our World

The most exciting part of the technology in driverless cars will be the one spent in the extra two hours drivers will gain per day when they no …

Why Valeant Can't "Dig Out of That Hole" Fast Enough

Scheduling its earnings report on Election Day was already a signal that Valeant Pharmaceuticals (vrx) didn’t have great news to share.<p>But the …

Why Keeping Score At Work Can Fix Millennials' Need For Feedback

One of the primary complaints about millennial employees is that they often expect frequent promotion or raises, when they have not put in the work to earn them. While many see this as entitled, it’s important to unpack where this tendency comes from.<p>According to a recent Addison Group survey, 82% …

Employee Engagement

Brain drain hits giant South Korean pension fund as office move looms | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - Known for its food culture, historic buildings and lush surrounds, the South Korean city of Jeonju’s name translates as “perfect region”.<p>The logo of National Pension Service (NPS) is seen at its branch office in Seoul, South Korea, November 4, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji<p>Just don’t …

South Korea

The FBI Found Nothing New in Huma Abedin's Emails

"Based on our review, we have not changed our conclusions that we expressed in July with respect to Secretary Clinton."<p>On Sunday afternoon, Rep. Jason Chaffetz announced on Twitter that FBI Director James Comey informed him that the Bureau has "not changed our conclusions that we expressed in July …

Elon Musk Thinks Automation Will Lead to a Universal Basic Income

In addition to addressing issues at SpaceX, Elon Musk spent some time during a Friday CNBC interview addressing how automation will impact the job …

Erdogan accuses of Europe of abetting terrorism amid crackdown on Kurdish groups

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the president of Turkey, has accused Europe of abetting terrorism by supporting Kurdish militants as the Turkish government tries to suppress them.<p>The accusation comes after human rights groups and European leaders criticized a heavy-handed crackdown against members of the …

South Asia

45 Americans Who Defined the Election

The race for the 45th president didn’t just involve Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Here’s a closer look at 45 everyday Americans who had their …

Government

How British cheese took over the world (even the French love it)

British cheese used to have a bad reputation, but curd nerds all over the globe are now queuing up to buy imported Stinking Bishop and Colston Bassett Stilton<p>It used to be seen as the poor relation of the fromage world, but British cheese is now winning over curd nerds in New York, Madrid and (mon …

Transitioning from daylight saving time could increase depression

<b>(CNN) —</b> Even though setting the clocks back during winter leads to an extra hour of sleep, the added hour of darkness in the evening is harder to handle, according to a new study.<p>Depression cases at psychiatric hospitals in Denmark increased immediately after the transition from daylight saving …

Sleep

Sweet potato mash with bacon lardons, fried egg and parsley pesto recipe

Team mashed sweet potato with home-made parsley and walnut pesto - topped with a fried egg<p>SERVES<p><i>2</i><p>INGREDIENTS<p>2 large sweet potatoes (or 4 smaller ones)<br>• 75-100g (2¾-3½oz) bacon lardons<br>• 15g (½oz) butter<br>• 2 large eggs<br>• a little olive oil for frying the eggs<p><b>For the pesto:</b><p>40g (1½oz) flat-leaf parsley leaves …