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HERE is a bit of bright news from Egypt. Since the coup on July 3rd that toppled the Muslim Brotherhood-led government, Egypt’s army has gone on the …

Messiah complicated

THE name James Raj Arokiasamy may or may not trip off the tongue, but it has been everywhere in the city-state’s media in recent days. Mr James Raj, …

30 Must-Have iPhone Apps For Frequent Flyers http://bit.ly/13U1ktn These iPhone apps can help you get the best seats on and off the plane, get you to the gate on time and even help you find the bathroom in a pitch dark hotel room. Find more tech insights for business travelers on Travel Tech: http://bit.ly/19ImD00

Only one Jaguar has ever held a land-speed record: the 1953 XK120 that hit 172 miles per hour in Belgium. After its great run the car faded to obscurity, hidden in a garage in Europe where Derek Hood and Jeff Lotman found it two years ago. http://bit.ly/15n5M4I

Relying on the same technology used for trams and trains, the Volvo is working on a method to power electric vehicles on long-distance highway trips. http://f-st.co/BXjprE7 "If you imagine two lanes, the power system would be in the right lane. The pick-up keeps in contact with the supply, until you keep moving sideways. Then, the truck will go to the battery. When you go back, it automatically identifies the track, and reconnects."

Emerging markets may struggle but real value remains

Emerging markets used to be turbo-charged versions of their developed world counterparts.<p>When growth was strong, and investor confidence high, emerging markets outperformed – this was particularly true in the easy-money boom years between 2003 and 2007.<p>Equally, when investors pulled in their horns …

Trouble ahead and it all comes down to the Fed

Phhhhew, we got through the summer. So often, certainly in recent years, August has been a wicked month when it comes to financial markets.<p>Back in August 2010 the Dow Jones index of leading American stocks lost a hefty 4.5pc. In 2011, the August sell-off was bigger as US equities fell 5.1pc.<p>Last …

Gold 'will hit $1,500’ as investors seek safe haven

Gold could climb to $1,500 (£968) an ounce if military action is taken against Syria, City analysts predict.<p>The yellow metal climbed above the $1,433 mark on Wednesday, its highest level since mid-May, as tensions around Syria increased its allure as a “safe haven”. On Friday it ended the week at …

Could A Daily Dose Of Red Wine Reduce One's Risk Of Depression?

An enticing new study from <i>BMC Medicine</i> reports that people over 55 who drink a little alcohol, averaging about a glass – generally of wine – per day, are less likely to be clinically depressed than those who drink more and those who don’t drink at all. The study comes in direct contrast to many …

6 Things Recent Grads Should Spend Money On

In fall 2008, 11.5 million Americans ages 18 to 24 were enrolled in college. These students were moving into dorm rooms as Lehman Brothers declared bankruptcy. And when Bernie Madoff was arrested, they were studying for fall semester finals.<p>Five years later, many members of this group have …

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President Barack Obama says the US should take military action against Syria and he will seek congressional authorisation for intervention http://bbc.in/1dCfe7F The US says the Syrian government carried out chemical weapons attacks on 21 August in which 1,429 people died. The Syrian government denies it was behind the attacks and blames rebels. - VIDEO: US cannot turn 'blind eye' Watch http://bbc.in/1dCfgwb - VIDEO: Putin says 'US should present evidence' http://bbc.in/1dCfe7L - Syria conflict: Special report http://bbc.in/1dCfe7H