Bill and Melinda Gates use letter to quash ‘three myths’ about world poverty
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Thursday 11 April 2013
If you're nervous about flying, this won't allay your fears about hopping on a plane, so you might want to look away now. The Hack In The Box security conference taking place in Amsterdam this week has thrown up some interesting talks - but none so concerning as 'Aircraft Hacking: Practical Aero Series' by Hugo Teso.
Monday 01 April 2013
The internet rumour mill has gone into overdrive ahead of a Facebook event later this week where the social network has promised to reveal its “new home on Android”, with the reference to the mobile operating system reviving speculation that it might launch a Facebook-branded phone.
Friday 22 March 2013
Police disclosed today that a Chinese tycoon whose disappearance threatened to disrupt deals with mining companies in the United States and Australia is being held on suspicion he helped hide a brother who is a murder suspect.
Monday 18 March 2013
The father of an Iraqi teenager claimed today that his son's body showed signs of torture after it was handed back by British troops following a brutal battle.
Friday 15 March 2013
Teddy Sagi, the billionaire founder of the gambling software group Playtech, is in line for a far bigger payout than any punter using its online poker or casino technology could dream of.
Resentful resignation in Buenos Aires: 'It'll be the same as always. The British will stay in the Malvinas, and we will keep protesting'
Friday 08 March 2013
The buffers in the train station in Buenos Aires tell a story of friendship between nations. “Ransomes & Rapier Ltd. Ipswich 1913 England”, reads a stamp in the blackened iron. The terminus itself was built largely in Liverpool and shipped here for assembly. Just outside, meanwhile, stands the “Tower of the English” in brick and Portland stone.
Wednesday 06 March 2013
Alwaleed bin Talal says he is worth at least $30bn
Tuesday 05 March 2013
Some might say Justin Bieber, who was recently photographed wearing two watches, has had too much time on his hands - and last night's delayed performance added to a string of recent controversies that have tarnished his squeaky-clean image.
Monday 04 March 2013
Year-long hearings begin into contested allegations that injured insurgents were taken back to army camp after brutal battle and tortured or killed
Andy Mason, the Groupon boss dubbed 'worst CEO of 2012', leaves company 'to spend time with family. Just kidding, I was fired'
Friday 01 March 2013
Shares in the company jumped after the once-lauded Andrew Mason, who appeared on the cover of Forbes magazine in 2011, announced his resignation
Tuesday 26 February 2013
Five of the $2trillion (£1.3trn) hedge fund industry's biggest names each took home more than $1bn last year, according to Forbes magazine's latest Rich List for the industry.
Sunday 24 February 2013
Want to write the next bestseller, but don’t want to have to actually come up with a book that everyone wants to buy? Then help is at hand.
Tuesday 19 February 2013
Virgin founder publicly commits to give away half of his fortune to philanthropic causes
Thursday 14 February 2013
He is taking the baked beans and ketchup giant back into private hands in the food business's biggest buyout
Tuesday 05 February 2013
The new BlackBerry Z10 handset which was released in the UK last week is proving popular..
Diving in at the deep end is no excuse for shirking the style stakes
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
War is war: Why I stand with Israel
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
Socialist Worker called to apologise over ‘vile’ article saying Eton schoolboy Horatio Chapple's death is ‘reason to save the polar bears’
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- 3 Why I'm on the brink of burning my Israeli passport
- 4 L'Oreal cuts ties with Belgium supporter Axelle Despiegelaere after hunting trip photographs
- 5 The true Gaza back-story that the Israelis aren’t telling this week