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Greece Needs Less Politics And More Business

While Greek bailout talks have long centered on austerity measures (something much needed in a country brought to its knees by public sector waste and abuse), there is a larger long-term threat to Greece’s economy—the lack of competition in the private sector.<p>Excessive red tape and taxes have made …

US sees big surge in close calls with drones

The unmanned craft flew about five to 10 feet (1.5-3 meters) above the plane, the captain wrote afterward to NASA's Aviation Safety Reporting System.<p>He said the event lasted just one to two seconds, and the silver or blue drone appeared to be of the hobby or home-built type.<p>"We notified ATC (air …

UK supermarkets cut petrol prices as crude oil cost slides

RAC predicts petrol could soon be sold for £1 a litre after Asda, Sainsbury’s and Tesco slash price of unleaded fuel by 2p<p>Supermarkets in Britain have slashed their petrol prices as the cost of crude oil continued to slide.<p>Asda, Sainsbury’s and Tesco all announced on Friday a cut in the price of …

Sainsbury's

China fears hand Wall St. its worst day since 2011

(Reuters) - Fears of a China-led global economic slowdown drove Wall Street to its steepest one-day drop in nearly four years on Friday and left the Dow industrials more than 10 percent below a May record.<p>A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in …

Stock Markets

Barrel of US crude drops below $40

The Federal Reserve is at risk of repeating one of its biggest mistakes ever

Chinese growth is slowing, Hong Kong's Hang Seng is officially in a bear market, Greece is heading into elections, and emerging markets around the world are feeling the strain of the strong US dollar.<p>In the advanced world, the United States and United Kingdom are seeing some decent growth, while …

Dow drops more than 500 points as US markets plummet amid global sell-off

Most major markets around the world suffer bruising losses as investors worldwide become increasingly concerned about Chinese economy<p>US stock markets dropped dramatically on Friday afternoon, dragging overall global markets to their worst week of the year as concerns about the health of the Chinese …

'We make £75,000 a year from our toll bridge'

Photograph: Maggie Taylor<p>A picture of the toll house taken in the 1920s.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/21/1440151568307/9cb516f5-03d3-4a2e-be5f-4bd6585c6288-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Maggie Taylor<p>A picture of the toll house taken in the …

This Alice in Wonderland tax sets a new benchmark in absurdity

Comment: George Osborne has killed off buy-to-let for all but the very rich<p>George Osborne doesn’t have a clear philosophy on tax and how a tax system should work to help an economy grow and help people prosper.<p>Like Gordon Brown, who did so much to destroy a culture of investing – damaging both …

The strange case of Santander and suspicious withdrawals

Spanish bank tipped customer off over fraud then refused to pay a refund<p><b>I’m in dispute with Santander over unauthorised withdrawals made from my current account.</b><p><b>At around midday on 28 June, I received an automated call from Santander informing me there was suspicious activity regarding my account.</b> …

Finance

Michael Jordan to Be Awarded $8.9 Million in Dominick's Lawsuit Over Ad

Michael Jordan's name and likeness are not to be used without his consent.<p>According to ESPN's Darren Rovell, Safeway Inc., which owns Dominick's, has been ordered by a federal jury to pay Jordan $8.9 million after its subsidiary used the basketball legend's name in a 2009 advertisement:<p>The …

Are Drones Better Than Telephoto Lenses for Spying? The Answer May Creep You Out

Lately, drones have been the topic of many privacy concerns. Notably, one Kentucky man gunned down a Phantom that he thought was taking photos of his …

Google Is Millions Of Miles Ahead Of Apple In Driverless Cars

Last week’s “exclusive” in the Guardian claiming to “confirm Apple is building self-driving car” raised quite a buzz. Much of that buzz was skeptical, with many pointing out that the facts failed to support the Guardian’s conclusion.<p>The logical leap that Guardian made was that an Apple engineer’s …

Autonomous Cars

US servicemen hailed as heroes for stopping French train gunman

Barack Obama joins praise for heroes of French train attack, who prevented a far worse tragedy<p>President Barack Obama has hailed the courage of two members of the US forces who tackled a Kalashnikov-wielding gunman on a train from Amsterdam to Paris.<p>But for their intervention, the White House said, …