Philip Branston

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Exploring obesity: a Health podcast special

Obesity is not as straightforward as it might seem, and there are many wide-ranging reasons behind it. In this <i>View from 22</i> special, Spectator Health editor <b>Max Pemberton</b> discusses Britain’s worsening obesity crisis – and what can be done about it – with <b>Dr Sarah Jarvis</b>, a GP and journalist, <b>Dr Aaron</b> …

University College London

Arctica - images of a fragile wonderland

Shell says BG deal will produce ‘billions’ in savings | Financial Times

Royal Dutch Shell expects billions of dollars more in savings from its proposed £55bn takeover of BG Group than previously disclosed as it uses the …

Toyota: Rebirth of a brand | Financial Times

Back in 2010 Akio Toyoda looked set to be ousted as president of Toyota, Japan’s biggest car group and the company his grandfather had founded. Only …

Walmart to open 115 stores in China

<b>The world's biggest retailer, Walmart, plans to open 115 new stores in China by 2017, the company says.</b><p>The move would increase the number of its stores in the world's second largest economy by almost a third.<p>"Our aim is to become an integral part of China's economy," chief executive Doug McMillon …

Gallipoli centenary: Prince Charles meets veterans' relatives

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1162000/1162566_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532821690_b74299b009b0d2e8bb9d822887ee58f0<p><b>The Prince of Wales has paid tribute to the "heroism and humanity" of those who fought in Gallipoli, one of World War One's bloodiest campaigns, at a</b> …

World History

Five tips for keeping culture intact as your company grows

Most companies face a common challenge at one point or another: maintaining culture as their organization grows...<p>When you think of today’s typical …

Employee Engagement

Oil Sands and the Environment

It’s thick and sticky like peanut butter and there’s lots of it. Please don’t call it “dirty oil” (crude is never clean), but fuels derived from …

Climate change: Paris 'last chance' for action

<b>Scientists are calling on world leaders to sign up to an eight-point plan of action at landmark talks in Paris.</b><p>The key element is the goal to limit global warming to below 2C by moving to zero carbon emissions by 2050.<p>The UN meeting in December is "the last chance" to avert dangerous climate …

Climate

Amazing World War One Images Transformed into Color

On August 4, 1914, the world changed. The “war to end all wars” began and cost the lives of millions of people – not just soldiers but civilians too. …

World War I in Photos: Global Conflict

At the start of the war, the largest of the European belligerents were all colonial powers—they had people and valuable assets stationed all over the Earth. These multinational interests, along with overseas alliances and the modernization of sea transport, are what put the "world" in World War I. …

World History

Flipkart joins forces with Mumbai’s army of meal delivery cyclists | Financial Times

While Amazon ponders whisking parcels to customers by drones, India’s leading online retailer is launching a radical low-tech approach to deliveries …

Rise of the 3D printing machines | Financial Times

From a red puddle of liquid plastic, a three-dimensional sphere of connected hexagons and pentagons begins to rise, taking only six minutes to be …

Shell takeover of BG sparks North Sea jobs fears | Financial Times

Royal Dutch Shell’s takeover of smaller UK rival BG Group is fuelling anxieties about industry job losses in Aberdeen, centre of the North Sea oil …

Japan needs a working hours overhaul | Financial Times

W<i>e will send our products to the people of the world</i><i><br>Our hard work and toil like the sound of water</i><i><br>Gushing from the spring</i><i><br>Industrial progress,</i> …

Battle of the Brands: The Annual Scorecard Update

<b>That’s right, it’s that time of year again —the Battle of the Brands.</b><p>Twice a year, Oxfam takes a look at publically available information on the …

'Uberization' Of Everything Is Happening, But Not Every 'Uber' Will Succeed

• <b>One of the most important economic movements in a generation</b>• <b><br>Even restaurant reservations could be 'Uberized'</b>• <b><br>'Uberization' could exacerbate income</b> …

The 5 Biggest Disasters in the History of Marketing (Pt. 4)

Marketing is vital to businesses, but it can be risky. If you misjudge your audience, that million-dollar advertising campaign can wind up costing …

Low fuel price hits FirstGroup’s US coach service | Financial Times

Lower fuel prices hit passenger numbers on FirstGroup’s Greyhound US intercity coaches in the last three months of 2014 as more people returned to …

Jay Z sees Tidal as leading artists’ fight against the techies | Financial Times

The gathering of some of the world’s top musical talent by hip-hop star Jay Z this week was on a scale unseen since 1985, when Michael Jackson and …

Lafarge-Holcim urged to pick chief with power to unify factions | Financial Times

Lafarge-Holcim needs a chief executive with international experience to lead the combined cement group and they must not come from a purely French or …

Zappos and the collapse of corporate hierarchies | Financial Times

You come back from holiday to find your chief executive has given up power to a central constitution. Your team has been disbanded and your title …

PepsiCo Commissions its Largest Indian Facility in Andhra Pradesh

<b>Hyderabad:</b> PepsiCo India today commissioned first phase of its largest beverage plant in the country in Sri City, Andhra Pradesh.<p>The plant will …

India