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Monthly Archives: November, 2016

Zika Spread Threatens Billions Worldwide

Billions of people are at risk from the deadly Zika virus following outbreaks in Africa and Asia, according to a scientific study. Close to 70 countries have now reported instances of the virus transmitted by mosquito bites. The government in Singapore...

How Acceptable Is Body Art At Work?

Moving between cultures is still a risky business for expats who can find what they say or do badly misinterpreted in their new home. Social and business etiquette varies vastly between countries, and something acceptable in one can turn out...

Watch The 10 Best Goals Of The Season

Lionel Messi and Barcelona team mate Neymar are two of the big names contesting the FIFA goal of the season award. Besides the famous names are a host of unknowns – including a goal from Venezuelan women’s Under 17 midfield...

F1 Champion Showdown Goes To The Final Race

All eyes are on Abu Dhabi for this season’s final fascinating duel for the F1 championship between team mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. The final grand prix of 2016 is also the showdown between the two Mercedes drivers. Hamilton swept...

Investors Kiss Lots Of Frogs To Find A Digital Business Prince

You must kiss a lot of frogs before you find a prince if you are investing in digital businesses. Crowdfunding platform Seedrs has recently released figures that show that just over one in four equity funded deals make any money. Deals...

Poverty And The Economics Of Hunger

There’s no need for drought and famine when the world produces more than enough food and water to keep everyone alive. Yet one person in eight – 12% of the population – goes to bed with hunger pangs every night. Children...

Does Brexit Really Mean Brexit?

Does Brexit mean Brexit, as Prime Minister Theresa May is so fond of saying, because a lot of people are not that sure any more. The referendum seemed an easy choice – remain to stay in the European Union and...

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Trump And Teenager Go Toe To Toe Over Climate Change Spat

A David and Goliath battle between US President Donald Trump and teenage climate change campaigner Greta Thunberg has broken...

Pineapples Are The Best Way To Keep Snorers Quiet

The best remedy to stop your partner snoring and keeping you awake is a pineapple, say scientists. But the solution is not to ram the...

Millions Face Losing WhatsApp Messaging In Big Switch Off

Millions of users of the social media network WhatsApp face a crunch time within a few days as the app will go offline for...

What You Need To Know About The Deadly Coronavirus

The outbreak of  deadly coronavirus in China has led to the death of nine people and left hundreds more infected. The virus is centred on...

New App Will Stop Forgotten Signups Taking Your Money

How many times have you signed up for a trial subscription service and forgotten to cancel the payment? Everyone is guilty, but now a new...