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Could Uber run the London bus network? It’s complicated

Uber wants to run city bus systems. And, as the UK’s bus coverage hits a 28-year-low, unless government and local authorities invest more in public …

How to Remove a Credit Card From an iPhone Completely

For most iPhone users, having their credit card details saved on their device is inevitable. The benefits seam to outweigh the risks and when managed …

Axing Royal Yacht Britannia caused 'great hurt' to the Queen, says one of her former advisers

Telegraph Britannia campaign banner<p>Axing Royal Britannia caused “great hurt” to the Queen and “did lasting damage to the standing of the United Kingdom”, one of her former advisers has said.<p>Lord Dannatt, who was the Constable of the Tower of London with a right of direct access to the Sovereign, …

May calls on EU to move with Britain to open Brexit trade talks

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union handed Prime Minister Theresa May a 10-day “absolute deadline” to improve her Brexit divorce offer or face failure in persuading EU leaders to open trade talks with Britain at a December summit.<p>Without a deal next month, time will be very tight to agree …

Northern Ireland

Rowing chief defends Sir Bradley Wiggins' right to compete in British Championships

British Rowing chief executive Andy Parkinson says Sir Bradley Wiggins’s involvement in next month’s British Indoor Rowing Championships is "a nice story" which will help to drive interest in the sport, and that he has no qualms about Wiggins taking part.<p>Wiggins, the five-time Olympic gold …

Sadiq Khan suggests Labour may back second referendum on Brexit

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has suggested Labour may back a second referendum on the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union.<p>Mr Khan hinted he would …

United Kingdom

Student wins praise for outsmarting teacher with audacious exam hack

A high school student has won online praise for outsmarting his teacher with an ingenious plan he put into practice during an accounting exam.<p>Teacher Reb Beatty explained how he failed to specify the exact size of ‘cheat sheets’ students were allowed to bring to an exam and one individual took full …

Johnson opposes adopting any new EU rules during Brexit transition

LONDON (Reuters) - Foreign secretary Boris Johnson will oppose any move to adopt European Union regulations made after Britain leaves the bloc in March 2019, the Sunday Telegraph newspaper reported, risking reigniting divisions over Brexit.<p>Boris Johnson, Britain's Foreign Secretary, arrives for a …

Boris Johnson

World Championships Road Race Preview

Three times in a row for Peter Sagan? He’s in form, he’s versatile and he’s got nothing to lose so it makes sense. But there’s a deep field and …

Road Cycling

Sagan uninterested in worlds recon

BERGEN, Norway (AFP) — Reigning world champion Peter Sagan (Slovakia) admitted on Saturday he hasn’t yet ridden the world championship circuit in …

Cycling

Fine Tune your rear derailleur with new Linientreu precision laser tool

Everything’s better with lasers, right? From the company that brought you the laser stem alignment tool, we present – the Linientreu laser derailleur …

Printing

U.S. Senator McCain opposes Obamacare repeal bill, a possible fatal blow | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator John McCain said on Friday he opposes the latest Republican bill to dismantle Obamacare, dealing the measure what could be a fatal blow given the party’s slim Senate majority.<p>With several other Republicans still undecided on the measure, Senate Majority Leader …

Health Care

May tries to reboot Brexit, offers 2-year transition period

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — Britain is prepared to abide by European Union rules and pay into the bloc's coffers for two years after leaving the EU in March 2019, Prime Minister Theresa May said Friday in a conciliatory speech intended to revive foundering exit talks.<p>The proposal got a positive, if …

United Kingdom

Walmart's Alice Walton is the richest woman in the world — here's how she spends her $43.7 billion fortune

Alice Walton, the only female heiress to the Walmart fortune, is not only the richest woman in the US.<p>She's also the richest woman in the world.<p>The 68-year-old has a fortune worth $43.7 billion, according to Bloomberg.<p>The three Walmart heirs — Rob Walton, Jim Walton, and Alice Walton — have a …

Fine Art

Found: Yes, 24-Hour Watches Are a Thing and They’re Rad

Though the vast, vast majority of analog watches tell time on a 12-hour scale, there are several watchmakers that have historically produced watches …

'I'm not going to use it!': Apple fan reveals sweet reason he spent 11 days camping for new iPhone 8

A YouTube blogger who spent 11 days camped outside an Apple store in Sydney to be the first to get his hands on the new iPhone 8 has revealed he is actually giving the device away.<p>iPhone fanatic Mazen Kourouche says he’ll be keeping his trusty 7 Plus model, at least until Apple’s new flagship X …

Amazon innovation chief: 'We are failing and will continue to fail'

Amazon's vice president for global innovation policy and communications, Paul Misener, gave the keynote speech at Retail Week's tech conference in London this week, telling the assembled retailers what they can learn from the ecommerce giant's growth.<p>Misener, who has been with Amazon for over 15 …

Innovation

There Is a Best Time to Publish on Social Media and You Can Determine When It Is

You work hard to post good content. Don't let it be overlooked because of poor timing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You constantly pump out great content, so it’s only natural you want it to be seen by the most people possible.<p>Strategic timing of the posts and sharing …

Inspiration

How blockchain-based apps and sites resist DDoS attacks

Sometimes, truth is stranger than fiction! The recent Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks on Final Fantasy XIV’s gaming platform are quite surreal, yet a timely signpost of where things are heading. Using traditional cyber security technology, we are playing “whack a mole” against the …

Airtime: The 20 Best Pilot Watches

Timex Quartz Aviator<p>Being able to get into the pilot watch game for less than a c-note is a feat worthy of praise. Award yourself with a nice …

Watches

22 of the best 2017 & 2018 sportive bikes — great bikes for long, fast endurance rides in comfort

<i>[This article was last updated February 21, 2017]</i><p>These bikes are tailored for mass-start, non-competitive events: sportives, gran fondos and Audax …

Fabian Cancellara

Five Things Friday ~ 5 Reasons for Blogging

Have you ever wondered why people blog? There are probably as many reasons as there are bloggers, but these seem to be the top five from what I've …

How a Nashville Email Marketing Company Bootstrapped to $20 Million in Revenue in a Crowded Industry

While working at his third job out of college, Clint Smith witnessed firsthand how startups dependent on investor funding can suffer when financial markets take a turn for the worse. The company eventually pulled through its rough spot, but the formative experience would stick with Smith when he …

Startups

This Entrepreneur Is Building a Billion-Dollar Media Empire, And It All Started From His Dorm Room

Located less than 10 miles from the University of Texas at Austin, the headquarters of DigitalMarketer pays homage to the pursuit and commitment of a deep and intuitive understanding of both simple and complex marketing interactions, working to illuminate powerful website visibility strategies and …

Entrepreneurship

UK to start formal Brexit negotiations on 19 June

Exclusive: EU chief negotiator plans to start talks billed as most important in UK history 11 days after general election<p>The EU’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, has pencilled in 19 June for the first formal day of talks with Britain about its withdrawal from the European Union, in what are being …

David Davis

5 Mistakes to Avoid if You Want to Build a Loyal Readership

Building a solid reader-base is without doubt something every blogger is striving for. That is the first step to actually converting your visitors …

Marketing

How To Find Clients For Your Freelance Blogging Business

Let me ask you this:<i>When you first started blogging, did making money from your blog ever cross your mind?</i>Maybe not.Many new bloggers view blogging …

Marketing

Here's why the prime minister of the UK has the power to call a snap election

The decision marks a stunning reversal and has surprised many people in her own government and abroad. May had repeatedly denied that she would make such a momentous decision.<p>In the U.S., we're accustomed to a fixed electoral calendar. But, the power to dissolve Parliament is present in many …

United Kingdom

We’re for Sydney | Daily Telegraph

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