Wednesday, Oct 05, 2022
Land of the wanderers
Add Your News
Liz Truss chief of staff Mark Fullbrook is paid through his lobbying company so he can evade personal taxes
This stinks. Boris Johnson has been kicked out despite being elected by the people, because he could not be trusted and questions about how he treated number 10 as a personal plaything. Here we go again with the unelected UK prime minist...
Elon Musk faces skepticism as Tesla plans to deploy humanoid robots
Tesla is getting ready to unveil thousands of humanoid robots, aka Tesla Bot or Optimus, within its factories
Liz Truss’ tax cutting gamble
Britain’s new prime minister doesn’t have much time — or political capital.
Analysis: Saudi prince's Ukraine mediation signals 'useful' Russia ties
Saudi Arabia has won a diplomatic victory by securing freedom for foreign fighters captured in Ukraine, signalling the value of the crown prince's alliance with Russia to Western partners seeking to isolate Moscow over the war there, ana...
Elon Musk Faces Skeptics As Tesla Gets Ready To Unveil 'Optimus' Robot
Elon Musk's company is floating ambitious plans to deploy thousands of humanoid robots, known as Tesla Bot or Optimus, within its factories.
Everything you wanted to know about Liz Truss but were too afraid to ask
Swot up on Britain’s incoming prime minister as Boris Johnson heads for the exit.
Priti Patel resigns as Home Secretary as incoming PM Truss plans to fill key posts
In her resignation letter to Boris Johnson, Priti Patel says "it has been the honour of my life to serve our country as home secretary for the last three years and to deliver on our commitments to back and reform our police, stand up for...
Nasa to crash $330m spacecraft into asteroid to see if impact can alter course
Space agency to cause collision with Dimorphos to avert sci-fi fears of catastrophic impact with Earth
Putin snubs Gorbachev’s funeral
Vladimir Putin will not attend the funeral of Mikhail Gorbachev, the Kremlin said Thursday, in a snub of the former Soviet leader with whom the Russian President had a fraught relationship.
Elon Musk thinks the population will collapse. Demographers say it's not happening
Billionaire Elon Musk tweeted, not for the first time, that "population collapse due to low birth rates is a much bigger risk to civilization than global warming." Climate change is a serious problem facing the planet and experts say it'...
Rishi Sunak says scientists should never have been 'empowered' during pandemic
Rishi Sunak faced major backlash today after suggesting independent scientists were given too much power during the pandemic.
Will Rishi Sunak Serve In A Government Run By Liz Truss? What He Said
"One thing I have reflected on quite a bit being in government, in cabinet the last few years -- you really need to agree with the big things," Rishi Sunak, who is expected to lose the Tory party leadership contest, told BBC Radio 2 on M...
Emmanuel Macron And Boris Johnson Warn Russia Against New Annexations
The leaders sent video addresses to the Crimea Platform conference in Kyiv which was attended in person by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda.
After Budapest, London May also Opt Out of Global Minimum Tax
Hungary has said “no” to the global minimum tax, which led the US to break its double tax treaty with the country. Now the UK may also back out, but the Americans are less likely to dare take such a hard line.
UK Leadership Hopeful Liz Truss Downplays Prospect Of Recession
Liz Truss argued that the UK should create the economic conditions to produce "the next Google or the next Facebook".
How Abercrombie, Victoria's Secret and Vitamin Shoppe use smell to get you to spend more
Have you ever stepped into an Abercrombie, Victoria's Secret, Vitamin Shoppe or another store and wondered: "What's that smell?"
Johnson & Johnson to stop selling talc-based powder after facing thousands of lawsuits over cancer claims
The company maintains that its product is safe to use but said that 'misinformation' about it had damaged sales
Salman Rushdie: Satanic Verses author 'in surgery' after being stabbed in neck multiple times
Salman Rushdie is "alive" but in surgery after being stabbed multiple times on stage by a masked assailant on Friday, three decades after Iran called for him to be killed for his novel The Satanic Verses.
Rishi Sunak Promises Financial Aid For Poor Amid UK Energy Crisis. Some idiots believe him.
Former Chancellor Rishi Sunak on Tuesday promised to provide more money to help people cope with soaring household energy bills if he is elected Britain's Prime Minister next month. But where is he going to get this money from? How come ...
One month on: 9 things we’ve learned since Britain’s Tories went into meltdown
Boris Johnson’s defenestration — and the race to replace him — has thrown up all sorts of surprises.
Why is there unrest among civil servants and how will ministers respond?
Analysis: civil servants are frustrated with real-terms pay cuts, job losses, and political briefings against them
Piers Morgan banned from entering Russia: ‘It wasn’t on my vacation to-do list’
Piers Morgan has been banned from entering Russia as the country declares sanctions against dozens of Britons, including several politicians and journalists, to bar them from travelling to the country.
The World Economic Forum: heroes or villains?
In movies and television shows, we are often exposed to the story of good vs. evil. Typically the plot involves a hero doing everything in their power to stop the treacherous plans of the villain. We watch, we cheer, and we find satisfac...
Ukraine loses its best friend Boris. What happens next?
Boris Johnson’s imminent departure as UK prime minister has unnerved his allies in Kyiv.
Add Your News