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What Can Businesses Expect From The Future Of Work?

How Investors Can Take Advantage Of The Rand’s Currency Trading Rates<p>Negative sentiment is likely to be pervasive with the SA economy, and it will …

Business (South Africa)

Hugh Grant Is Vanity-Free in Latest Performance

The actor makes a rare appearance in a family film as the villain of 'Paddington 2.'<p>Over the last decade, Hugh Grant has not so much eschewed the …

Hugh Grant

Most Millionaires Created Their Own Luck By Taking These 4 Approaches (and It's Not About Working Hard)

It's not just about working hard. It's about what you devote your time to.<p>It can be tempting to imagine that all millionaires caught a lucky break or two along the way and that is why they achieved the success they have. Well, luck certainly plays its part, but that's because most millionaires (or …

Wealth

Ridley Scott gives us his Citizen Kane

All the money in the world<p>English (U/A)<p>Cast: Christopher Plummer, Michelle Williams, Mark Wahlberg<p>Director: Ridley Scott<p>Rating: ***<p>If someone had …

Ridley Scott

When Welfare Sabotages Lives

Ngaire Woods<p>As Christmas approached last year, the United Kingdom accelerated the rollout of a social security scheme only Ebenezer Scrooge could …

European News

The US playing Scrooge with the UN will hurt itself, and the world

THIS Christmas, America’s gift to the world was a US$285 million cut in the United Nations’ regular budget. Technically, the UN regular budget …

News (China)

All the Money in the World review – ‘Plummer and Williams are astounding’

Michelle Williams and Mark Wahlberg battle the might of an unfeeling empire in Ridley Scott’s latest.<p>Funny old thing, money. The idea of that a …

Filmmaking

Satz School Pupils In Holmdel Get "Scrooged"

An annual tradition going back three decades, Satz teacher Michael Ferraro dresses up as Ebenzer Scrooge, reciting lines from the classic.<p>HOLMDEL, NJ …

New York City

Fitzgerald biography looks at his vision of America

While being mentally flogged by the headlines and news stories of the past weeks, I thought several times of the above lines from A.E. Housman. Our …

Literature

A Christmas Carol Goes Wrong creators reveal J.J. Abrams appeared in one of their Broadway plays and nobody noticed

Ahead of the TV special A Christmas Carol Goes Wrong, the show’s creators have revealed that Hollywood film director J.J. Abrams once appeared in one …

Christmas

Under the Tories, attempted suicides by disability benefit claimants have doubled – why won’t Theresa May scrap the work capability assessment?

I can understand why many people might have reacted to Theresa May’s Christmas message by saying, “Please, would you just put a sock in it” – but in …

Theresa May

Movie reviews: 'Molly's Game' overplays its hand

<b>MOLLY’S GAME: 2 ½ STARS</b><p>If “Molly’s Game” wasn’t a true story it would be unbelievable.<p>Jessica Chastain plays Molly Bloom, a one-time Olympic class …

Molly Bloom

A Trump Christmas Carol

This Christmas, America’s gift to the world was a $285 million cut in the United Nations’ regular budget. Technically, the UN regular budget reflects …

Liberal View

When Charles Dickens Met the Blessed Virgin Mary

I’ve never been one for Dickens.<p>There! I’ve admitted it!<p>I feel more relieved than ashamed. Actually, I’m bewildered why anyone likes his writing. And …

Literature

Scrooge Helps Atlanta Lure Amazon In New Video

The video, from Georgia economic development officials, shows the classic character declaring "humbug" on Atlanta's top spots.<p>ATLANTA, GA — In their …

Charles Dickens

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Christmas

Scrooge Helping Atlanta Land Amazon Headquarters | Patch PM

Snow In This Week's Weather Forecast | Driver Dies In Christmas Crash | T.I. Helps ATL Moms With Christmas | Barcelona Wine Bar Arrest<p><i>Share-worthy</i> …

Atlanta

Ex texting you over the holidays? Yep, you're being 'Marleyed'

Ebenezer Scrooge isn't the only person to receive a visit from ghosts of Christmas past during the festive period. Turns out one in 10 of us are …

Psychology

Did your ex text you on Christmas? There's a name for that: "Marleying."

Exes are fun, aren’t they? *This is a sarcastic comment.* One of the many joys of the holiday season is the inevitable run-ins with people you knew …

Relationships

Georgia's latest pitch to Amazon: 'Alexa, does Scrooge love Atlanta?'

<b>Apparently, Ebenezer Scrooge lives in Atlanta.</b> And he's no fan of the city's bid for Amazon's second headquarters.<p>Scrooge gives his best "bah humbug" …

Keisha Lance Bottoms

All I want for Christmas is a film that doesn’t preach capitalism

From The Wizard of Oz to Die Hard, the movies we watch at this time of year have no place for social democracy<p>Cinema is the least revolutionary of the arts: it happily plugs autocracy and hyper-capitalism with the Avengers franchise, and Ironman the pretend philanthropist and stupid Batman – …

Opinion (UK)

Sally Yates Has a Christmas Warning for Trump: Look Out for Ghosts at Mar-a-Lago

Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates has shown great discipline as a Twitter user. She has only tweeted a total of 14 times since starting an …

Sally Yates

Secret Service Should Watch Out for Trump's Ghosts at Mar-A-Lago, Says Yates

In a nod to the grumpy, miserly and fictional Dickensian grinch Ebenezer Scrooge, ex-Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates has warned President Donald …

Donald Trump

'Twas the Night Before Christmas: MLB Hot Stove edition

'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the land<br>Thirty baseball execs, they just couldn't stand<br>A slow-moving market, a Hot Stove unlit<br>And …

Sports

A Republican “Christmas Carol”: It’s the bah-humbug tax plan!

How will the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come judge the Republicans’ Scrooge-like tax plan? With a bony finger<p>I see a vacant seat in the poor chimney corner, and a crutch without an owner, carefully preserved. If these shadows remain unaltered by the future, the child will die.<p>These are the words …

U.S. Politics

Exploring the origins of Christmas

Early Christians didn't celebrate Christmas, and Easter was the central event in the church calendar<p>Mind you, Bethlehem has seldom been as calm as …

Nova Scotia

Johns Hopkins Researchers Explain Science Behind Seasonal Stories

How did Rudolph's nose become so shiny? (via Rankin/Bass Productions)<p>Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer had a very shiny nose. And if you ever saw it, …

Geek

#TBT: Vintage Christmas Photos From The Archives

13 Vintage Photos Of Christmases Past<p>December 22, 2017<p>In Charles Dickens’s classic “A Christmas Carol,” the Ghost of Christmas Past was a scary and …

Christmas

Eating Out, and Well, on Christmas Day

The Second Floor<p>Beth Rankin<p><b>Second Floor Regionally Inspired Kitchen</b><i><br>13340 Dallas Parkway, Level 2<br>972-450-2978</i><br>They said let there be a prix fixe menu …

Restaurants