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HSBC tax row: Le Monde owners attack newspaper's coverage

Owners hit out at decision to name wealthy Swiss account holders, sparking row over paper’s independence<p>Two of the owners of Le Monde have hit out at the newspaper over its part in revealing how HSBC’s Swiss banking arm helped wealthy customers dodge taxes – with one declaring: “It wasn’t for this …

What it’s REALLY like to do a sex scene…

Flesh-coloured thongs, dry humping and vagina patches.<p>Popular entertainment<p>And these actors and actresses are more than willing to open up about the …

Hellcat Owner Defeated By Tesla P85D Is Ready for a Rematch

We told you this would happen.<p>Less than a month ago, a video hit the web showing a lime-green Dodge Challenger Hellcat being absolutely spanked by a Tesla Model S P85D at a drag strip. Frankly, it wasn’t surprising. The Tesla makes insane amounts of torque. It has all-wheel drive and thousands of …

Star-gazing at the Ritz-Carlton Abama, Tenerife

We dined with the stars, both gastronomic and heavenly: Michelin and those in the firmament. There are 200 billion in our galaxy, a mere 8,000 of which are visible to the naked eye. A picnic then, to be precise, with 8,002 stars, three planets, four shooting stars, the Hubble Telescope and one …

Samsung Galaxy S6 Has Potentially Fatal Flaw

Let’s face it, we know just about everything about Samsung’s imminent Galaxy S6 smartphone:<p>Hardware specification<br>• Controversial design<br>• Ambitious camera<br>• Pricing<br>• Release date<p>But one crucial aspect has evaded us up until now: battery life… and dear oh dear Samsung, what are you doing?<p>According to Korean …

Fahrenheit Z06: The Max Operating Temps for the Corvette Z06 Are Insane – Feature

From the March 2015 issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 posts some impressive performance numbers thanks to its 650-hp, 6.2-liter supercharged V-8. It also posts some impressive BTUs. A byproduct of that flame-breathing engine is heat, and lots of it, generated ­primarily by …

Inside a Saudi Arabian Oil Giant's American Oasis

Families relax by “The Pond” at sunset. “The Pond” is on the North East corner of the Dhahran Golf Course in Dhahran, Sa<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Ayesha Malik<p>1 of …

We Send Our BMW Slappy to Europe to Pick Up His New Car – Feature

From the March 2015 issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>If you’re planning to order a new BMW and your passport is up to date, the most exciting option on the order form might be European delivery. Instead of just picking up the car at your local dealership, use European delivery to meet your BMW in its …

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

55 Tips to Lose Weight for Good

The secret to permanent weight loss can be found in your daily decisions. It's about switching from diets and quick fix solutions to permanent lifestyle change. We all know someone (maybe it's you?) who wants to lose weight but quit after two to four weeks. Results didn't happen fast enough. Or it …

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Magaluf declared ‘mature tourist zone’ in crackdown on drunken excess

Mallorcan resort wants to get rid of its image as a place for sexually charged debauchery, especially among young Britons<p>Authorities in Magaluf will on Friday announce plans aimed at ridding the resort of its image as a place for alcohol-fuelled, sexually charged debauchery, especially among young …

The World's 10 Richest Terrorist Organizations

Money is what fuels any organization, whether its purpose is building homes, selling goods – or conducting horrific violent acts. A terror organization, just like any legitimate business, needs capital to survive. Quick cash is used to finance general activities, pay salaries for activists, develop …

iPad: $1.50 per year

If you fully drain and charge your iPad every other day it will use about 12 kWh of electricity per year. Source: Electric Power Research Institute