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The Paris attacks did not take place | Politics

Between early January and late March 1991, the distinguished French philosopher Jean Baudrillard published three essays in the French daily Liberation, which he sequentially titled, "The Gulf War will not take place", "The Gulf War: Is it really taking place?" and finally, "The Gulf War did not …

Middle East

62 best apps for iPhone and iPad UK 2017: Photography, entertainment, work and more

Our choice of the best apps on iOS for iPhone and iPad in 2017<p>Best apps for iPhone and iPad in 2017: Health and Fitness<p><b>Zombies, Run! (free)</b><p>There’s no …

Thousands attend protests against UK airstrikes on Syria

Stretch of Whitehall blocked by 4,000-strong protest outside Downing Street, and smaller rallies held in other cities<p>Thousands of people gathered outside Downing Street and in cities around the UK on Saturday to protest against the government’s plans to bomb Islamic State targets in Syria.<p>The …

Gold price plummets to almost 6-year low

Here's what people aren't buying right now: Gold.<p>The yellow metal traded as low as $1,051.60 an ounce on Friday, the cheapest price in nearly 6 years.<p>Gold prices haven't been this depressed since February 2010 -- before the popular show "Downton Abbey" was even on television -- when gold fell under …

Stock Markets

12 things to remember if you love someone who is low maintenance but has high standards

Low maintenance is great, but high standards are what we stress. Here are 12 things to remember if you love someone who identifies this way.

An experience can be the gift of a lifetime: Think Galápagos trip or woodworking class

The holidays are here, and we've got plenty of gift ideas to keep everyone happy. Skip to gifts for: Kids, pets, cooks and the socially conscious as well as those who are into health & wellness and home décor. And you'll find even more holiday gift ideas here.<p><b>REI Galápagos Islands & Otavalo</b> …

Loneliness

5 Rare Craft Beers That Just Got Released

You’ll find a lot of craft beer lovers lining up early on Black Friday – only these lines won’t have anything to do with discount TVs or cheap video …

Buy a slice of Uber at a 20pc discount

This ‘bargain’ investment trust could prosper as it enters the FTSE All Share<p>Harbourvest Global Private Equity, a £713m fund offering investors exposure to thousands of unquoted businesses around the world, could shortly benefit from a surge of buying as it enters the FTSE All Share index.<p>The fund …

Guns

Success Is Its Own Worst Enemy

Author of Real Leaders Don't Follow<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re not familiar with the Peter Principle, you must be new to the working world. It’s a brilliant management concept with far-reaching implications, not to mention a hilariously clever bestselling …

Urban Outfitters

Four small Indian alcohol brands that the world needs to know about

India boasts of some of the world’s biggest alcohol companies.<p>From Officer’s Choice—the world’s largest selling spirits brand— to United Spirits, one of the world’s largest spirits company, India has had many star brewers and distillers.<p>In the last few years, however, a number of smaller Indian …

Whiskey

London leads the way in the global growth of 'smart cities'

2016 will be the year cities start to use technology to improve services and liveability<p>The road from Barcelona airport to the city’s Gran Via conference space and adjacent hotels is not a rocky one. Even at busy times, it takes less than 20 minutes to arrive. It means that Barcelona passes the …

The week in wildlife – in pictures

A playful scuffle of polar bears, crows feasting on fruit trees and mountain gorillas in the wild are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

How Europeans became tall and fair-skinned 8,500 years ago

When agriculture arrived in Europe some 8,500 years ago, humans didn’t simply adapt their lifestyles and eating habits, but also their genes.<p>Researchers, led by geneticist David Reich at Harvard Medical School, analyzed the DNA of 230 ancient humans who lived between 3,000 and 8,500 years ago and …

Anthropology

Is Bigger Always Better? The Case For Starting Small With New Learning Ideas

<i>Our Ideas series is exploring how innovation happens in education.</i><p>Anytime there's an innovation in education, often the first question anyone asks is, "Will it scale?"<p>Sure, you've managed to improve learning outcomes for one classroom, one school, one district. But if you can't reach 50,000 — or 5 …

Entrepreneurship

A booming Wall Street business is about to be tested for the first time

The growth of the market — which matches borrowers with investors, who purchase the loan ― has in part been predicated on an extended period of low interest rates.<p>Soon, though, market conditions will change. The Federal Reserve is being tipped to up interest rates in December.<p>That will create a key …

Markets

6 Things You Need To Know About Future Of Work And The Economy

The biggest lesson was that the future isn't far away - it's already here. The shift we're seeing in the economy today is much bigger than what came out of the emergence of the Web in the 1990's.<p>Last week, I had a brief glimpse into the future. How, you ask? I was at the 2015 O'Reilly Next: Economy …