The birds' beauty belies their often menacing and destructive nature
New York Times
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Saturday 18 May 2013
Bloomberg has drafted in the help of a former head of IBM to undertake an internal review following damaging revelations that journalists with its news agency accessed private information about how users of its financial terminals used the commercial service.
Monday 29 April 2013
Afghan President Hamid Karzai said on Monday that his national security team has been receiving payments from the US government for the past 10 years.
Saturday 27 April 2013
What a wonderful reaction from marathon runners, supporters, businesses, charities, government and people all over the world in supporting those affected by the Boston bombings. As well as showing support for victims, getting on with life is the best way to show terrorists they will not win.
Wikipedia in sexism row after labelling Harper Lee and others 'women novelists' while men are 'American novelists'
Friday 26 April 2013
Feminist campaigners say they are 'disappointed' and 'shocked' at the online encyclopaedia's policy
Donations roll in for Jeff Bauman - Boston bombing victim who helped identify suspects after losing his legs
Saturday 20 April 2013
Friends of Bauman - who has only partial medical insurance - set up online fund which has already reached over $330,000
Tuesday 16 April 2013
We’re used to disgruntled employees’ resignations doing the rounds these days. In the internet age, those bitter parting words can be uploaded and forwarded in an instant.
Tuesday 16 April 2013
Tuesday 12 March 2013
Has the term 'bullying' become an unhelpful catch-all? In the New York Times, Emily Bazelon suggests so.
Wednesday 06 March 2013
Details of eye-tracking software revealed by Samsung employee
Thursday 28 February 2013
New York reserves its tickertape parades for returning heroes – and in 1958 America had no greater hero than a young concert pianist from Texas named Van Cliburn. That spring he had travelled to Moscow to take part in the inaugural International Tchaikovsky Competition, an event intended to showcase Russian superiority in classical music. And, against every rational probability of that Cold War era, Cliburn won.
US using secret airbase in Saudi Arabia to carry out drone strikes against al-Qa'ida militants in Yemen
Wednesday 06 February 2013
First drone strike launched from the base believed to have been the one that killed Anwar al-Awlaki
Sunday 27 January 2013
America's President has long been known to rely on two male aides more than any other: David Axelrod and David Plouffe. These men have contrasting comportments and characters. Axelrod is a scruffy extrovert; Plouffe is a meticulous introvert. And both men are united in the fact that they have now left Barack Obama's side.
Sunday 20 January 2013
As the President is sworn in for his second term, several critical commentators have alighted on the issue of his management skills. And on these, something like a consensus is emerging, in which it's commonly said that he doesn't really have any.
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Thursday 17 January 2013
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Wednesday 12 December 2012
Rabbi Nuchem Rosenberg believes attack is related to sexual abuse conviction of an ultra-Orthodox Jew
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Alex Salmond has 'broken his word to the Scottish people' says Scottish Lib Dem leader
- 1 Planes go hybrid-electric in important step to greener flight
- 4 Hip hop is both racial and political, and for Iggy Azalea to suggest otherwise is insulting
- 5 Man hospitalised with pneumonia after downing eggnog at office Christmas party