Is Putin detente dead?
Updated 19 minutes ago Among the reasons Donald Trump is president is that he read the nation and the world better than his rivals. He saw the surging power of American nationalism..
Braid: NDP keeps a nervous eye on looming B.C. election
That’s one scary poll for Alberta’s economic future. Not the latest one on Alberta politics, which shows a big lead for both conservative parties over the NDP. No, the spooky poll ..
MSPs are to question UK ministers Greg Hands and David Mundell on the implications of Brexit for Scotland. Mr Mundell is expected to tell the Europe committee that there are "no ci..
Feb 22 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. The Times Interc..
Former UKIP leader and Brexit hero Nigel Farage is backing up President Trump on his comments about refugee crime in Sweden that were mocked by the left and many in the media. Fara..
Will Britain join the space race? - CSMonitor.com
The CS Monitor
—If some Members of Parliament lawmakers get their way, satellites will blast off from British soil within three years. A draft “Spaceflight Bill” unveiled Tuesday detailed regulat..
JUDY WOODRUFF: Top members of the Trump administration have been traveling overseas to calm some raw nerves among U.S. allies. The main source of the concern? Comments from Preside..
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has launched a campaign to try to persuade the British people to change their minds about leaving the European Union. It comes just weeks before th..
At a different time, in another country, it was effectively a death sentence. Being branded an "enemy of the people" by the likes of Stalin or Mao brought at best suspicion and sti..
British lawmakers to debate Trump’s state visit
LONDON — British lawmakers on Monday will debate whether to withdraw an invitation to President Trump for a state visit — an offer extended with unprecedented speed. The deb..
HONG KONG Asian stocks held near 1-1/2-year highs in subdued early trade on Tuesday as a holiday in the United States left investors with few catalysts, while the euro nursed overn..
Feb 21 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. The Times Unilev..
Feb 20 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. The Times Jaguar..
The Bernabeu rises to Ronaldo’s skill Cristiano Ronaldo outdid himself with this spectacular move during Real Madrid’s 2-0 win over Espanyol on Saturday. Simply breathtaking. Nine ..
Malaysia's EPF announces 5.7% dividend; portfolio ends 2016 at 731 billion ringg..
Pensions & Investments
Malaysia's Employees Provident Fund, the national defined contribution backbone of the country's retirement savings system, will credit participants with a 5.7% dividend payout for..
LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to meet Peugeot UG, +0.19% Chief Executive Carlos Tavares this week to discuss the French car maker’s proposal to buy..
Editor: Peter Cooney +1 202 898 8362 Picture Desk: Singapore + 65 6870 3775 Graphics queries: + 65 6870 3595 (All times GMT) TOP STORIES Iraq launches offensive on last Islamic Sta..
Amid implicit acknowledgement of turmoil in The White House, Trump's Defense Secretary Jim Mattis reassured the world that the US military was "not in disarray", but was "holding t..
On Saturday, after less than a month in office, President Donald Trump traveled to Melbourne, Florida, to give a campaign speech to a crowd of cheering supporters. After arriving o..
Democracy: The God That's Failing
Submitted by Jeff Deist via The Mises Institute, When Professor Hans-Hermann Hoppe made his famous argument against democracy back in 2001, the notion that voting was a lousy way t..
Campaigners have held up traffic on a road between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland as part of a protest against possible border checks post-Brexit. A convoy of protest..
Submitted by Raul Ilargi Meijer via The Automatic Earth blog, It’s amusing to see how views start to converge, at the same time that it’s tiresome to see how long that takes. It’s ..
Can Tony Blair stop Brexit? - CSMonitor.com
The CS Monitor
—Earlier this month, British members of Parliament (MPs) overwhelmingly voted to back Brexit, citing deference to the will of the people. But the people’s will can change, noted a ..
London is one of the worst places to be in winter. JFK airport is getting a special pet terminal so animals can travel in style too It’s cold, it’s dirty, it’s grey and it’s expens..
The Scottish government spent more than £136,000 on its intervention in the Article 50 case at the Supreme Court, it has been revealed. Brexit minister Mike Russell confirmed the s..
This season, activism is in. After eight days of fall/winter New York Fashion Week, the most prominent trend—pervading both the runways and streets—has been social and political ac..
U.S. food company Kraft Heinz Co made a surprise $143 billion offer for Unilever Plc in a bid to build a global consumer goods giant, although it was flatly rejected on F..
LONDON U.S. food company Kraft Heinz Co made a surprise $143 billion offer for Unilever Plc in a bid to build a global consumer goods giant, although it was flatly rejected on Frid..
How do you say deja vu in Greek?
LONDON It seem as if we have been here before: the euro zone fretting that a crisis with Greece will balloon out of all proportion while the government in Athens says it will not i..
London Fashion Week hits the streets of the capital once again. The opening graced by fashion royalty and fashion followers. But amid the fabrics and the FROWS, feelings of uncerta..
Tony Blair is to announce his "mission" to persuade Britons' to "rise up" and change their minds on Brexit. The former prime minister will say in a speech later that people voted i..
The Sure Thing
Submitted by Michael Lebowitz via 720Global.com, The New England Patriots pulled off a stunning come-from-behind victory in Super Bowl LI, and one that was truly unprecedented in A..
Oh, Yeah? Or What?
Market dislocations occur when financial markets, operating under stressful conditions, experience large widespread asset mispricing. Welcome to this week’s edition of “World ..
Image caption The leaders of Northern Ireland's main political parties, from left to right, Mike Nesbitt, Michelle O'Neill, Arlene Foster, Naomi Long and Colum Eastwood The fallout..
We're about to suffer a worldwide olive oil shortage
It might be the saddest quote you read today: “Olive oil is becoming a luxury.” That comes courtesy of Italian chef Francesco Mazzei, who runs the Italian restaurant Sart..
Facebook used to repeat its mission statement so often that most tech reporters could recite it from memory: “to give people the power to share and make the world more open and con..
Submitted by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, One of the most favored propaganda tactics of establishment elites and the useful idiots they employ in Marxist and cultural-Mar..
The Edinburgh International Science Festival (EISF) has launched its programme, promising to put science at the heart of global issues. The festival is promising to maintain its ba..
Feb 16 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. The Times Prime ..
Stocks continue to make new highs--five consecutive days of higher highs in the Dow. The Trump administration continues to make new news. And the Fed continues to become less impor..
The Atlantic Daily: Contact and Conflict
Netanyahu’s Visit: During a joint press conference today with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Trump said he wouldn’t commit to a two-state solution for the Isr..
LONDON – Call it the “Trump Effect” here in Europe. For better or for worse, depending on where you stand politically. RUSSIA'S NEWEST TARGET: GERMAN CHANCELLOR A..