Susan Randall

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Irish PM warns Brexit talks between UK and EU could turn vicious

Enda Kenny urges his fellow EU leaders not to become ‘obsessed’ over what Britain may or may not get in Brexit negotiations<p>Ireland’s prime minister has warned that Brexit negotiations between Britain and the rest of the European Union could turn vicious.<p>Enda Kenny also predicted that Theresa May …

Personal Finance 101: 6 Things Everyone Should Know

Whether you're single, married, new to the workforce, or near retirement, it's important to have a good handle on your money. Here are six personal finance tips you should always make sure to follow.<p>Image source: Getty Images.<p>You never know when you might lose your job, fall ill, or encounter a …

Ever-lower interest rates have failed. It’s time to raise them | Mary Dejevsky

Spending has not been stimulated. Worse, low rates conflict with government messages about responsible saving for retirement<p>When the Bank of England reduced the base rate to a record low this month, there was one, tiny consolation for savers. The governor, Mark Carney – almost the only individual …

Astronomers capture supermassive black hole as it eats passing star

<b>(CNN) —</b> A star, caught in the grips of a supermassive black hole.<p>The immense gravity slowly strips the stellar material from its parent, forming a disc of gas around the black hole as it converts gravitational energy into electromagnetic radiation, producing a bright source of light visible on …

Black Holes

Andrea Leadsom challenged by trade union to explain views on workers' rights

A trade union has called on the Conservative leadership candidate Andrea Leadsom to give guarantees on workers’ rights post-Brexit in the wake of a speech she made calling for people who work in small businesses to have no employee protection at all.<p>Tory leadership race: May takes big lead as Fox …

David Cameron heads to Brussels for summit over Brexit vote

Battle lines drawn in Westminster as 1922 Committee fast-tracks process to replace PM and Theresa May emerges as ‘stop Boris’ candidate<p>David Cameron will travel to Brussels on Tuesday to explain to Europe’s stunned leaders why Britain has voted for Brexit, as Conservative MPs pushed to speed up the …

Great Britain

Daimler says German labor rules may push new tech jobs abroad

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German labor rules may force Daimler, the 130-year-old inventor of the motor car, to create more software and technology jobs abroad as it strives to develop a new generation of driverless vehicles, a senior official told Reuters.<p>A Mercedes-Benz Concept IAA car is displayed …

Sainsbury's hires 150 digital experts for face-off with Amazon and Tesco

Sainsbury’s has doubled its digital and technology staff in the past year as competition from online retailers mounts<p>Sainsbury’s is hiring 150 digital and technology experts to help improve its online store as it finalises the buyout of Argos.<p>The team, who will work out of an existing Sainsbury’s …

Cruz, Sanders emerge victorious in Wisconsin primaries

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Republican Ted Cruz stormed to a commanding victory in Wisconsin Tuesday, denting front-runner Donald Trump's chances of capturing the GOP nomination before the party's convention. Democrat Bernie Sanders triumphed over Hillary Clinton but still faces a mathematically difficult …

How The First 72 Hours Of The EU Referendum Unfolded

"I thought the place was going to explode. There were people being dragged out of the hall.”<p>Arron Banks is absolutely delighted with the chaos of the first 72 hours of the EU referendum campaign.<p>“When Nigel Farage introduced George Galloway, half the people in the audience stood on their chairs,” …

Pictures of the Week 1.28.16

Australian Open (Tennis)

No end in sight to the income drought – this is my savings survival plan

Cash savings and shares have both proved disappointing recently. As more rate cuts loom, what can savers do?<p>What a terrible time to depend for your income on savings or investments.<p>The 20pc fall in the stock market over the past nine months will have shattered many people’s faith in shares, even if …

Blizzard Crushes Eastern U.S.: Pictures

Washington D.C.

Why this CEO thinks a 6-figure salary isn’t always worth your time

<i>The Fortune 500 Insider Network is an online community where top executives from the Fortune 500 share ideas and offer leadership advice with</i> …

Thirty years of stock market crashes – and the signs they were coming

Is another stock market crash around the corner? We look back at the seven biggest crises of the past 30 years to hunt for clues<p>As the stock market struggles to recover from “Black Monday” in August, many investors are wondering how long it will be before the market regains the levels seen before …

GCHQ is giving out advice on how to set a good password

UK intelligence agency wants you to simplify your approach to online passwords. But will you take data-protection advice from the organisation famed for its snooping exploits?<p>The UK intelligence agency responsible for vast amounts of snooping, as exposed by the Snowden revelations, has released new …

Edward Snowden

Human rights group brings legal action against government over drone strike

Rights Watch (UK) begins proceedings to force government to reveal legal advice given over attack which killed two British Isis fighters in Syria<p>A human rights group has begun legal action to force the government to reveal the advice it received from lawyers justifying the killing of British …

Krugman says Trump is 'right on economics'

The strange journey that has been the 2016 Republican primaries took another turn yesterday that will make you turn your head, furl your brow and say …

How the care crisis is making old age a nightmare | Polly Toynbee

Photograph: David Levene/The Guardian<p>‘Like most hospitals, Addenbrooke’s has a huge bill for hiring extra nurses ad hoc from private agencies.’<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/1/1441130283007/a98b33af-66f3-4172-a849-63a91ff1fbab-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: David …

This stock market dive isn't even close to the worst we've seen

The stock market is having a panicky moment — but it's not the first, and it's not the worst.<p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average took a 1,000-point-plus …

Stock Markets

Dutch lambast Greece for creating 'complete chaos' as Germans back third bail-out

Athens accused of instigating economic ruination in Greece after Merkel fights back her biggest domestic rebellion over fresh bail-out<p>German MPs voted to back a third bail-out for Greece on Wednesday as Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte fought back a no confidence vote over his decision to support …

This Mural Starts in Malta, Ends 300 Miles Away in Italy

The sea-spanning artwork is a commentary on European migration.<p>In the Maltese town of Sliema there’s an image of a giant man on a building, butt propped up as he crawls into a dark tunnel. Almost 300 miles away, in the coastal Italian burg of Sapri, the dude’s upper half emerges from a different …

70 Years Since the Dropping of the Atomic Bomb on Japan

Hiroshima

The scandal of the 89m tonnes of food binned while millions go hungry

Supermarkets can act on “morally repugnant” food waste and work with charities and other partners to provide meals for vulnerable people<p>Earlier this month, the European parliament urged EU member states to encourage supermarkets to give away the estimated 89m tonnes of unsold food that is otherwise …

European Parliament

What Do We Really Know About Roundup Weed Killer?

It’s probably in your garage and on your lawn. And it’s used on nearly every acre of corn and soy. But what risks does it pose?<p>The world’s most widely-used herbicide has been getting a lot of attention lately.<p>Last month, an international agency declared glyphosate, the primary ingredient in the …

Shocking Photos of Chile's Calbuco Volcano Eruption

One of Earth's most destructive events is a sight to see.<p>For the first time in 43 years, Chile's Calbuco volcano erupted. Twice. In 24 hours. The rupture spewed huge amounts of rock, gas, and ash into the sky. Local leaders issued a red alert for the towns of Puerto Montt and Puerto Varas in …

Goodnight #EarthDay with Black Marble Earth. The night side of our planet twinkles with light, and the first thing to stand out is the cities. "Nothing tells us more about the spread of humans across the Earth than city lights," asserts Chris Elvidge, a NOAA scientist who has studied them for 20 years. Thank you for sharing your #NoPlaceLikeHome photos and videos with us. We hope you enjoyed celebrating the beauty and wonder of our planet today! Image Credit

Volcano Erupts in Chile: Pictures

San Francisco Bay Area

Reunion shark attacks scare surfers and tourists from beaches

France’s furthest flung overseas department, Reunion Island, is in the grip of a crise requin – shark crisis. Two weeks ago, 13-year-old rising surf star Elio Canestri was killed by an 8-foot bull shark while surfing at Cap Homard, on the west coast. Since 2011 there have been 16 shark attacks in …

We come from the land of ice and snow: what real Alaskans look like – in pictures

For the past few years, photographer <b>Nathaniel Wilder</b> has travelled the northernmost state to document the lives of Alaskans – from Anchorage to tiny communities way up north past the last frontier