February events: The best things to do across the UK this month revealed

What’s on in the UK this February? James McLachlan, UK Editor for Culture Trip, recommends festivals and events in York, Manchester, London and more. JORVIK Viking Festival, York, North Yorkshire, 20-27 February Over 40,000 Norse enthusiasts flock to this eight-day festival for live competitions, performances and ferocious battle re-enactments. This annual event is the biggest […]

Returns on stocks in 2018 were down across the board

ONE DAY in 1985 P. J. O’Rourke, an American humourist, invited a few friends to his home to take ecstasy. He wrote about the experience for Rolling Stone. For a veteran of the Age of Aquarius, the side-effects of recreational drugs—the frequent toilet trips; the grimy feeling on the skin; the fitful sleep later on—were […]

January events: What are the best things to do this month across the UK?

What’s on in the UK this December? James McLachlan, UK Editor for Culture Trip, recommends a bracing winter swim, a light installation and more. Shaping the Body Exhibition at the York Castle Museum (1-31 January) From structured corsetry to towering heels, York Castle Museum will be arranging its archive of costume and art to depict […]

These are the top 5 startups across digital freight services, warehouse robotics, AI, last-mile delivery robotics, and self-driving cars

Artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and self-driving technology are helping the transportation and logistics industry finally transform by cutting costs, optimizing delivery routes, and automating mundane tasks. Startups will be the lynchpin of this transformation because they specifically target areas of need  with cutting-edge solutions. Business Insider Intelligence examined the top 5 startups within five key […]

All aboard Kim Jong-un’s ‘Orient Express: Taking a train across North Korea

Allie Dunnington December 14, 2018 Share this article As one of the first tourists allowed to travel on an overnight sleeper through a remote part of North Korea, Allie Dunnington reports on how things have changed since she last visited a decade ago. I don’t agree with boycotting countries. They never harm the regime, but […]

Mass email hoax causes closures across the US and Canada

Enlarge / Police tape. (credit: Tony Webster / Flickr) A tsunami of emailed bomb threats is prompting closures at hospitals, schools, public transit agencies, and business across the US and Canada. Word of the emails surfaced Thursday morning in tweets such as this one: So I actually just got a bomb threat in my work […]

100+ injured in Paris & over 1.7k detained across France in latest Yellow Vest chaos (VIDEO)

The number of those detained in France’s nationwide Yellow Vest protests on Saturday, has reached a staggering 1,723. In Paris, the major hotspot of unrest, scores were injured as rallies continued even after sunset. Film from Ruptly news agency in the capital shows police facing off with demonstrators, who vented their anger well into the […]

Color of outrage: Yellow Vests rallies sweep across France and abroad

France has been gripped by rallies as Yellow Vests demand new concessions from the government. Hundreds of protesters, including the movement’s leader, were detained during the demonstrations. Yellow Vest mayhem has hit the country for the 4th consecutive weekend. Protests in the capital this Saturday resulted in clashes between demonstrators and police, with officers resorting […]

Record-breaking fires have reached ‘catastrophic’ levels across northern Australia, sending thousands fleeing from their homes

ROB GRIFFITH/AFP/Getty Images Australia’s northeastern region of Queensland is experiencing unprecedented heat waves and record-breaking wildfires.  For the first time in history, fire danger in Queensland has been rated “catastrophic,” the highest possible level on the Queensland government’s warning scale. “We have never, ever, in this state, been in this situation before,” Queensland Fire and Emergency […]