London School of Economics

This is what former Gauteng health MEC Qedani Mahlangu is now doing after Esidimeni tragedy

It has been confirmed in a report on Sunday that she is studying at the London School of Economics and Political Science, the Democratic Alliance …

News (South Africa)

Beware turning off the Trump Show. That when things get dangerous | Opinion

<i>This article first appeared on the London School of Economics site.</i><p>David Axelrod’s memoir, Believer, recalls the warning of an old Chicago politico: …

Donald Trump

Whale And Dolphin Social Lives Are Surprisingly Similar to Ours, Says New Study

Ain't no party like a cetacean party.<p>New research says whales and dolphins (cetaceans) have social lives much like ours, with tight-knit social …


In his finest hour, Bush sounds the alarm on Trump

On Thursday, former President George W. Bush gave one of the most important and profound speeches in modern presidential history, in remarks almost …

George W. Bush

Dolphins are really smart, scientists say — and if they had thumbs, we’d be in trouble

Humans aren’t the only creatures with sophisticated, advanced societies. Dolphins and whales aren’t that all that far behind humans in that regard, …


Reality Check: Does China's Communist Party have a woman problem?

<b>As President Xi delivered his opening address to the 19th Communist Party Congress in Beijing, 2,280 delegates looked on. But fewer than a quarter of those were women.</b><p>That's got some people asking whether the party should take gender equality more seriously. The New York Times wrote of women being …


Former City worker 'faked X-rated images and uploaded them to porn websites to harass colleague'

A former City worker uploaded fake images of a colleague onto pornographic websites after she spurned his advances, a court heard today.


Why the City will survive in a post-Brexit world

Seb Murray explains how there is confidence London's businesses can thrive when the country leaves the EU


Greek Banks Face ‘Gangs’ in Bad-Loans Battle With Defaulters

When Eurobank Ergasias SA, Greece’s third-biggest lender, recently went after a “strategic defaulter,” angry protesters stormed the courtroom to …


Brexit will force Britain to spend more time dealing with Europe

<b>(CNN) —</b> The meeting of EU leaders in Brussels taking place on Thursday and Friday sees British Prime Minister Theresa May on the Brexit backfoot.<p>Despite a recent diplomatic charm offensive in Brussels, she has not moved much closer to unlocking the second phase of EU exit talks, which would see the …


London’s buses are losing passengers

HOP on the number 15 bus at Cannon Street, and the last one-and-a-half miles of its route to Charing Cross can take more than 25 minutes, even …


The truth about non-Western terror attacks

Critics have accused the Western media of under-reporting a recent terrorist attack in the Somalian capital Mogadishu that left at least 300 people …


Budowsky: How Trump hurts America

I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with …

U.S. House of Representatives

The historical roots of the Catalan crisis: How we got to where we are

The Spanish government has indicated it is ready to suspend Catalonia’s autonomy after a deadline passed for the Catalan authorities to drop their …

UK Universities

Brexit: Young people 'bemused, angry and resentful' about EU referendum result, finds LSE report

Young people are “bemused, angry and resentful” at the decision to leave the EU which they largely blame on older generations, according to a new …


What Do Atheists Hope For?

Is there a certain spiritual component to hope, supported by a belief in a God that can make goals and dreams come true? Or can an atheist be just as …


Where’s the evidence? Obstacles to impact-gathering and how researchers might be better supported in future

Despite the increased importance of demonstrating impact, it remains a concept many academics feel ill-equipped to measure or evidence. Clare …


What It's Like to Study in Europe, According to 9 Successful Pinays

IMAGE EHEF Philippines<p>Have you ever wondered what it's like to walk the school halls that educated the likes of <b>Franco Moschino</b>, <b>Alexander McQueen</b>, and …


Digital driver’s licence

What kind of online safety messaging resonates with young people? What tools and strategies are most effective for improving digital literacy? In …

UK Universities

Educated but Not at Work: Lack of Women in Middle East Workforce Hinders Growth

Almost all girls in the Middle East and North Africa attend school, but women’s participation in the workforce remains among the lowest in the</b> …


The cost of not being a white man: people from ethnic minorities paid £9,300 less

White men in the UK earn on average £9,000 more a year than people from ethnic minority backgrounds, research has revealed today.

Race & Ethnicity

Britain’s ambitious trade plans are barely off the drawing board

<i>What can we glean about the government’s plans from its new white paper on trade? Not much, says Fabian Bohnenberger (King’s College London). The</i> …


There is No “Case for Colonialism”: insights from the colonial economic history.

<i>Yannick Dupraz and Valeria Rueda discuss why colonialism is not a development policy to be judged on the basis of a careful cost-benefit analysis.</i> In …

UK Universities

The Top-15 Global EMBAs According To The Financial Times

On Top: The joint EMBA run by Kellogg School of the US and HKUST in Hong KongAn Executive MBA (EMBA) degree is a good way for working managers to …


Fact Check: are there over a million foreigners living illegally in Britain?

There are probably over a million foreigners here illegally at the moment. There’s a large number, so no one could ever remove those really.<p><b>David</b> …


The New Urban Crisis [Audio] - LSE: Public lectures and events

Monday 9 October 2017<p>Open in Pocket Casts<p>00:00<p>00:00<p>Speaker(s): Professor Richard Florida | In recent years, the young, educated, and affluent have …


Student Labor

College is expensive. In 2016 the average new graduate from an American school left with some $30,000 in debt. The budding entrepreneurs who would eventually land on this year’s Forbes 400 tackled that problem naturally enough: They went to work.<p>After immigrating to America from Pakistan, <b>Shahid …


Our Dolphin Overlords Have Rich, Humanlike Cultures Thanks to Their Giant Brains

Dolphins are helping science understand the connection between brain size and culture.


Book Review: The Contradictions of Capital in the Twenty-First Century: The Piketty Opportunity edited by Pat Hudson and Keith Tribe

<i>In</i> <b>The Contradictions of Capital in the Twenty-First Century: The Piketty Opportunity</b><i>, editors</i> <b>Pat Hudson</b><i> and</i> <b>Keith Tribe</b><i> bring together contributors to</i> …

UK Universities

New Bank of England deputy says not ready to vote for rate hike

LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England's new deputy governor distanced himself from the central bank's majority view that interest rates probably …