Chains from Starbucks to The Cheesecake Factory are being dragged into American culture wars (SBUX)

AP Photo/Ron Todt Arrests and harassment of people of color at chains have dominated the restaurant news cycle in recent weeks following the arrests of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks.  The universality of eating at certain chains helps trigger convictions that while everyone visits certain restaurants, your race continues to impact your experience.  […]

Here are the photos of Meghan Markle’s wedding dress and veil, which features hand-embroidered flowers from all 53 Commonwealth nations

Ben Birchall / Getty Meghan Markle arrived at St George’s Chapel just before 12 p.m. — and her dress was stunning. The sleek, long-sleeve white dress was designed by Clare Waight Keller of Givenchy. It featured a five-metre-long silk tulle veil featuring unique embroidered flowers representing all of the Commonwealth countries. She paired it with […]

Royal wedding live: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are officially married

BBC Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were married Saturday at St George’s Chapel, Windsor, and Business Insider is covering proceedings as they happen. Oprah, Serena Williams, and Elton John were some of the celebrities who turned out to watch them marry, as well as queens and royals. Scroll down for a timeline of the day and […]

EU citizens at risk from May’s ‘hostile environment’ after Brexit, warns former UK civil service chief

Reuters Exclusive: The former head of the UK civil service tells BI that EU citizens could be targeted after Brexit. Lord Kerslake says the Home Office must reassure Europeans living in the UK that they will not suffer the same treatment as Windrush citizens. “Given what happened with Windrush, the onus is now on the […]

10 people were killed at a school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas— here’s how the attack and the suspect’s surrender unfolded

David Phillip/AP On Friday morning, a gunman armed with two guns opened fire at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas. At least 10 people were killed and another 10 were injured. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott called the shooting “one of the most heinous attacks that we’ve ever seen in the history of Texas […]

Santa Fe high-school gunman reportedly yelled out ‘surprise’ before shooting, didn’t shoot students he liked

Galveston County Sheriff’s Office via Associated Press Dimitrios Pagourtzis, the suspected gunman in the Santa Fe High School shooting in Texas, reportedly yelled out “surprise” before firing his weapon. After his arrest, Pagourtzis confessed to the killings and said he did not shoot students he liked because he wanted to get his story told, according […]

Pension bonds are an ingenious idea for providing retirement income

WHEN people stop working, they need a retirement income. Some are lucky enough to have an employer-provided pension linked to their salary. Everyone else faces a difficult choice. Some keep their pension pot in cash and watch as it is eroded by inflation. Others use savings products with high fees and risk being hurt by […]

Millennials spend thousands of dollars going to their friends’ weddings every year — here’s how much 10 people are saving just to attend

Jacob Lund/Shutterstock Weddings are expensive to plan: In 2017, The Knot found that the average cost of a wedding in America was $ 33,391. But it’s also not cheap to be a wedding guest or a bridesmaid. Costs can easily add up with the hotel stay, Ubers, gifts, a dress, and the multiple parties to attend.  Refinery29 […]

World economic growth is slowing. Don’t worry—yet

IN 2017 the global economy broke out of a rut. It grew by 3.8%, the fastest pace since 2011. Surging animal spirits accompanied a rebound in business investment across the rich world. Global trade growth rose to 4.9%, also the fastest rate since 2011. Emerging-market currencies appreciated against the dollar, keeping inflation low and debts […]

The biggest game in the world, ‘Fortnite,’ finally arrives on Android this summer

Epic Games “Fortnite” is one of the most popular games in the world right now, but it’s still not on the largest mobile platform: Android. The folks behind the game announced an Android version in April, but still haven’t given a specific release date. It’s not clear which Android phones will work with “Fortnite.” The […]