Ben Payne-Hunt

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With EU Vote, Paris Climate Agreement Is Poised To Become Binding

The European Parliament voted Tuesday to ratify the landmark Paris climate accord, paving the way for the international plan to curb greenhouse gas emissions to become binding as soon as the end of this week.<p>With U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon watching, representatives from the 28 European …

6 Little Happiness Secrets that will Change your Life Forever

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

How to go from being successful to extremely successful — and why most people can't do it

Success is an obsession.<p>Many people want it more than anything else. And they'll sacrifice everything to have it  —  which is often the cost of admission.<p>But there's a problem. Sustaining success, and going <i>beyond</i> success is nearly impossible for most people. Hence Greg McKeown, author of …

Motivation

With the right exit from Europe, UK can be a world power in innovation 

Amid the debate about what Brexit really means, let us agree on one thing: the priority now should be to seize the opportunities that leaving the European Union will create, rather than fighting a depressing rearguard action.<p>I do not believe that the UK has just voted for a return to the 1950s; …

Great Britain

Russia warns U.S. against attack on Syrian forces

BEIRUT — Russia warned the United States Saturday against carrying out any attacks on Syrian government forces, saying it would have repercussions across the Middle East as government forces captured a hill on the edge of the northern city of Aleppo under the cover of airstrikes.<p>Russian news …

Trump's habit of fuming over slights comes at political cost

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's five-day feud with a former beauty queen is only the latest example of his insistence on airing and re-airing his grievances no matter the political cost.<p>The Republican nominee's brash, confrontational style has thrilled his millions of supporters, who have cheered …

President Trump Could Withdraw from Paris Climate Agreement Within One Year of Taking Office

GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump said in May that he would back out of the recent Paris climate agreement. Commentators argued that that would …

Scottish MP Natalie McGarry Charged Over Alleged Fraud

The allegation forced her to withdraw from the SNP last year.<p>Scottish MP Natalie McGarry has been charged in connection with an alleged fraud.<p>The …

Quantum computing advances with control of entanglement

When the quantum computer was imagined 30 years ago, it was revered for its potential to quickly and accurately complete practical tasks often …

Pence just defended Trump’s lie on climate change. He didn’t do well.

Trump has repeatedly claimed that climate change is a hoax.<p>Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence took to the airways Tuesday morning to …

Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton just reminded an exhausted America why this election matters so much

Over the weekend I had an illuminating, albeit devastating, conversation with a pair of young male Donald Trump supporters in New Jersey.<p>In their eyes, I was as deluded as Hillary Clinton was crooked. She is a criminal, they told me, and she believes in sharia law. (She doesn’t). They also told me …

Hillary Clinton

WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in presidential election

WASHINGTON (AP) — A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief:<p>EXECUTIVE AUTHORITY<p>"Your Majesty" isn't in the American political lexicon. But when a president sets a major policy by edict, skirting Congress, it sets off a debate that traces …

Syria bombings leave 1.75 million without running water in Aleppo

Unicef says children at risk of outbreaks of waterborne diseases after two pumping stations left out of action<p>Heavy bombardment of the rebel-held eastern area of Aleppo has left about 1.75 million people without running water, the United Nations has said.<p>Intense attacks on Friday prevented repairs …

Stamp duty receipts to fall as George Osborne's reforms take their toll

Annual stamp duty receipts are expected to show a drop from next week after a slump in the number of property transactions.<p>The Government will release its receipts for the 12 months to the end of March, which will reveal the full effects of changes to stamp duty made by George Osborne in December …

Labour leadership results: Jeremy Corbyn wins 61.8pc of vote as sacked Hilary Benn says 'time for unity'

• <b>Jeremy Corbyn wins Labour leadership with 61.8 per cent</b>• <b><br>Corbyn increases his mandate from 2015</b>• <b><br>Owen Smith and</b> <b>Hilary Benn call for unity</b>• <b><br>How Momentum celebrated Corbyn's victory</b><p>Jeremy Corbyn has urged Labour to "wipe the slate clean" after he was re-elected as party leader, following a bitter campaign …