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Vettel In Incredible Sulk After Victory Is Snatched Away

Formula 1 needs a new roadmap to guide drivers and the sport’s administrators, says Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel after he was stripped of first place in the Canadian Grand Prix. Vettel crossed the line first, ahead of Lewis Hamilton in his...

Legalising Cannabis Is A Smoking Gun For Governments

Legalising cannabis has long been a smoking gun for governments, but the end of prohibition has passed without a whimper in Canada. The Commonwealth nation has become the second country to allow personal use of the drug. Both Canada and Uruguay...

Two-Speed Housing Market Sees Boom And Bust At The Same Time

House prices are going through the roof in some global cities, but others in the same country have fallen through the floor, according to a new study. Although house prices in China are soaring – by up to 31.7% in...

Trade Deal Agreed After Seven Years Of Talking

A trade deal between Canada and the European Union has lurched to an agreement after seven years in the making. CETA – the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement – shows what negotiating with the European Union is like. The EU likes...
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Beware Smartphone Juice Jacking, Warns LA District Attorney

Expats and tourists find public USB chargers to charge smartphones and other devices useful but charging stations may infect...
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Historic Ban For Helmet Attack NFL Player

The longest ever national Football League suspension has been handed out to Cleveland Browns’ defensive end Myles Garrett after a shameful attack on an...

Plugging Into The World’s Fastest Broadband

Britain’s Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is pledging to open the internet to every home in the UK by offering free superfast broadband - but...

Governments Worried Sick Over Heathcare Spending

Healthcare spending is a big issue for voters around the world - but which countries spend the most? The big surprise is the United States...

Is It Possible For Any Politician To Tell The Truth?

It’s fast becoming impossible for ordinary voters to know which politicians to believe. The days of honest statesmen brokering deals behind closed doors in smoke...