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China's capital controls have delayed Chinese funding to UK startups

In early 2016, it was looking like there would be a big new pot of investment money for British startups, backed by China.<p>Last January, Chinese company Cocoon Networks announced a venture fund worth £500 million, along with a massive co-working space in east London and, apparently, a partnership …

Startups

Issues You May Deal With at Work and How To Respond

The life of the working mother is stressful enough without having any problems at work. These problems will arise no matter how hard you work in some …

Compensation

Give Your Legs a Boost For #LegDay With This Simple Trick

Leg day is my favourite day, but it also kicks my ass (literally and figuratively). My favourite trick to get strong and stable for single-leg …

Muscle

Help Someone You Don’t Like – Stretch for Change

Daily Stretch # 5: Expand Your Window of Tolerance<p>Helping those we love seems natural. That’s what friends and family are for: to help each other, …

Mandela Day: 15 of Nelson Mandela's most inspiring quotes

Mandela Day is marked around the world on July 18 to celebrate the birthday of Nelson Mandela, the late president of South Africa and Nobel Peace Prize winner.<p>In his 95 years, Mandela inspired countless individuals. Here is a collection of quotes that personify his spirit:<p>1) "Difficulties break …

South Africa

7 Things That Trustworthy People Do Differently | Inc.com

Trust. It's a crucial element of every successful relationship -- whether professional or personal. But, as important as it is, that doesn't necessarily mean it's easily granted.<p>Indeed, for most of us, trust is something that needs to be earned. It's not haphazardly doled out like free t-shirts at …

Self-improvement

Oh Look - Trump Is Right on Trade

Now-President Donald Trump has for decades been decrying the very bad international deals – trade and otherwise – that the United States has for …

Do-It-Yourself Farmer Grows Strawberries In The Air

Hezam Kittani didn't want U.S. handouts to help him grow strawberries.<p>He wanted to be a do-it-yourself berry farmer — and to teach others to follow in his footsteps.<p>Strawberries were barely grown in the West Bank, where Kittani lives, before 2009. Today they're a 250-ton yearly crop. And that's …

Farming

6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Good morning.<p>To the scoreboard:<p>Dow: 21,574.73 -54.99 (-0.25%)<br>S&P 500: 2,460.61 +1.47 (+0.06%)<br>AUD/USD: 0.7917 +0.0116 (+1.44%)<br>ASX200 SPI futures (Sept …

Stock Markets

This simple speaking trick can make you more influential at work

If you've ever been interrupted at work, you know how frustrating it can be.<p>And if you've been the culprit, it could hurt your reputation over time, …

Public Speaking

Remembering Nelson Mandela’s Contribution to Sports

Of all the words that have been spilled about Nelson Mandela over the years, perhaps the most interesting center around his thoughts on and …

South Africa

Premier League: Jose Mourinho wants to stay at Manchester United for 15 more years to 'restore stability' - Firstpost

<b>Los Angeles:</b> Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has revealed he is targeting a 15-year stay at Old Trafford, telling <i>ESPN</i> in an interview on …

Beautiful film on a Buddhist ritual only 46 monks have completed

The Kaihōgyō is a quest to become a living Buddha through 1000 days of gruelling rituals. Ivan Olita was granted rare access to a temple near Kyoto …