United Kingdom

Carillion worker with 'a fiver left to his name'

Philip Ellis lost his labouring job when the construction giant collapsed.

United States

Giant e-school closure means abrupt change for students

One of the nation's largest online charter schools is closing abruptly halfway through the academic year.


IBM Revenue Grows for the First Time Since 2012

International Business Machines Corp. reported higher revenue for the first time in 23 quarters and signaled continued growth into 2018, giving Chief Executive Ginni Rometty breathing space as she tries to turn around the century-old tech giant.

United States

Market is getting it wrong on Fed rate hikes, warns private equity giant KKR

Private equity giant KKR said the market is pricing in only half the number of Fed rate hikes likely to come in 2019.


Emirates Airlines Order Saves Airbus A380 Superjumbo--For Now

An eleventh-hour sale of Airbus A380 aircraft to Emirates Airlines saves production of the giant plane--but for how long?


Chris Hemsworth Just Confirmed One Rumored Avengers: Infinity War Actor

The giant cast of The Avengers: Infinity War just got a little bigger.


Amazon’s New Headquarters Will Be in One of These 20 Cities

The e-commerce giant has settled on a list of finalists for what's being called HQ2


17,500sq metre painting unveiled in London

British artist Ben Eine has revealed a 17,500sq metre artwork in east London bearing the word 'CREATE'.


Galaxy S9 To Feature Face ID? Samsung AI Gets Facial Recognition Technology

Samsung Electronics has revealed that its Internet of Things or IoT platform now has facial recognition technology. Does this mean the South Korea tech giant could be incorporating a Face ID-like feature to its upcoming Galaxy S9 flagship?


Bargain hunter spots that Tesco is selling a GIANT Ferrero Rocher for just 87p

A bargain hunter has spotted a Tesco offer that will make you ditch your January diet. As the supermarket giant offloads its Christmas stock, it’s now flogging huge Ferrero Rocher chocolates for just 87p. That’s a saving of more than 80 per


What's Bitcoin Worth? A New Plan to Bring Discipline to Crypto Prices

The owner of the New York Stock Exchange is launching a service to bring bitcoin data to hedge funds and other trading firms, in the latest sign that cryptocurrencies are being taken seriously by Wall Street.


Pair of giant pandas get snowy welcome in Finland

A pair of giant pandas has arrived in snowy Finland as China's gift to mark the small Nordic nation's independence centenary.


Samsung Files Micro QLED, 8K QLED Trademarks: Report

At last week’s CES 2018, Samsung showcased new and advanced televisions while also announcing that there’s more to come from its QLED TV lineup this year. Now it appears Samsung is working to keep its word as it was just found out that the S


Facebook backs down and agrees to investigate whether Russian trolls tried to influence the EU Referendum

FACEBOOK today backed down in its bitter stand-off with Parliament and agreed to investigate whether Russian trolls used its website to influence the EU Referendum. After a fierce row with MPs, the social media giant said its security experts would invest


Facebook to expand inquiry into Russian influence of Brexit

Tech giant looks into spreading of disinformation after MPs criticised scope of first investigationFacebook has bowed to pressure from MPs and said it will deepen its investigation into whether Russian agents used the platform to spread fake news in the h


Ducati could feature e-cigarette branding in 2018

Although Ducati hasn't had Marlboro as an official title sponsor since 2010, it has maintained a close relationship with parent company Philip Morris, which also retains ties with the Ferrari Formula 1 team.Now the tobacco giant is poised to market its IQ


Brit builder faces five years in jail after he bought horror house of ‘Germany’s Fred and Rose West’ and ‘turned it into a giant cannabis farm’

A BRIT man is facing five years in jail after he bought a house belonging to Germany’s ‘Fred and Rose West’ – and allegedly turned it into a giant cannabis farm. Scottish roofer Dave McLeod bought the house where the notorious c


When is the Boots 70% off sale 2018? Start date and the deals to look out for in the mega clearance

THE highly-anticipated Boots 70 per cent off sale means there will be massive discounts on beauty and bath gifts, toys and perfumes in stores around the UK. Here’s what we know about all the deals and discounts at the high street giant. When is the


GKN rejects Melrose's £8.5bn hostile bid

GKN has once again rebuffed turnaround specialist Melrose, which stepped up its fight to acquire the FTSE 100 engineering giant with a hostile takeover bid worth around £8.


Watch: Meteor-like object rocks parts of US with giant explosion

The National Weather Service in Detroit said the bright flash and accompanying bang were probably made by a passing meteor though many locals thought it was a possible North Korea strike.


Tennis: Giant killers Bencic and Zhang tumble back to earth

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Seed slayers Belinda Bencic and Zhang Shuai were brought back down to earth at the Australian Open on Wednesday as they both failed to follow up their first-round exploits.

United States

A Wall Street giant makes a $75 million bet on academic philosophy

Bill Miller has donated $75 million to the Johns Hopkins University philosophy department, the New York Times reports.


Tesco wipes 57 partners from its Clubcard rewards scheme - the list in full

After a review, the supermarket giant has confirmed a number of partners will be pulling out in less than two weeks

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Giant fatberg appears on South Bank of Thames and it should shock you into being healthier

The giant fatberg statue installed by Thriva in London is a reminder of our post-Christmas bad health.

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