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David Cameron to boost North Sea revenues by £200bn to persuade Scots to vote 'no' to independence

David Cameron will today unveil plans to boost revenues from North Sea oil by £200billion over the next two decades as part of his bid to push for Scotland to stay in the UK.<p>David Cameron will today unveil plans to boost revenues from North Sea oil by £200billion over the next two decades as part …

United Kingdom

David Cameron hoping for Merkel support over EU negotiations

David Cameron is hopeful that Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor, will this week support his bid to renegotiate Britain's relationship with the European Union.<p>Downing Street believes that Angela Merkel will this week use a major summit in the UK to back David Cameron’s bid to renegotiate …

Europe

How Couples Can Be A Little Wealthier -- And A Whole Lot Happier

Valentine’s Day is over, and I can almost hear the collective sigh of relief from dating, engaged and married couples across the country. Romantic expectations are so high for February 14, and I, for one, am glad it’s over. In the grand scheme of things, one single day in the life of a couple isn’t …

Apple and Samsung headed for another patent trial in March after failing to reach a settlement

It's back to court for Apple and Samsung. After an attempt at settling their latest patent dispute, the two companies will begin another trial in March, according to a filing with the US district court in San Jose. To be clear, this isn't a re-trial of the case that Apple brought back in 2011 -- …

Why CEOs Have Strong Emotional Intelligence, Average IQ

A growing number of experts question educator’s traditional approach to assessing and developing intelligence. Howard Gardner, from Harvard …

The 7 P’s To Start Your Business

It seems that everyone wants to go into business these days. Last year, 500,000 new businesses were started in the UK alone, and globally there are …

Why Facebook Paid $16 Billion For An Ugly, Primitive App

The answer lies partly in design, but not in the way you might think.<p>Facebook agreed to pay some $16 billion for an app called WhatsApp this week, leading to widespread confusion and surprise among analysts (Forbes called it a “stunner,” Reuters a “shocker”). Why would Facebook pay what is, …

Venezuela orders troops into border city amid fierce clashes

Paratroopers sent into San Cristobal in the border state of Tachira and an internet blackout imposed, as residents say they are living in a 'war zone'<p>President Nicolas Maduro has ordered paratroopers into the restive Venezuelan border city of San Cristobal amid fierce clashes between government …

Miliband To Radically Change Labour Party Far More Than Blair

Ed Miliband is about to radically change Labour, amounting to a “seismic” shift in the way the party is run. Speaking to The Independent, Miliband …

India's Modi - China must drop 'mindset of expansionism' over Arunachal Pradesh | Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Narendra Modi, the leading candidate to be India’s next prime minister after a forthcoming election, declared the disputed territory of Arunachal Pradesh an integral part of India on Saturday and urged China to abandon its “mindset of expansion”.<p>Hindu nationalist Narendra …

WhatsApp for Android Gets An Update With New Privacy Settings

If you’re using WhatsApp for Android, there’s a good news for you. The application has received an update, bumping it to version v2.11.169, with new …