The Trump administration is pushing the US further away from Europe and key allies in its response to the Gaza crisis

Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters The Trump administration’s response to the violence in Gaza this week once again places it at odds with Europe and key US allies. The UK, France, and Germany have responded more forcefully to the violence than the US and have expressed concern about Israel’s response to the demonstrations against the new US embassy […]

Qatar Airways May Loan Planes to British Airways, Announces Further Global Expansion

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New report suggests commercial crew program likely faces further delays

Enlarge / An artist’s view of the Starliner spacecraft en route to the International Space Station. (credit: Boeing) A new report provides some insight into the challenges that SpaceX and Boeing are facing when it comes to flying commercial crew missions, and it also suggests both companies may be nearly two years away from reaching operational […]

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp promises further transfer news as he praises Roberto Firmino

The Brazil striker this week put pen to paper on an improved contract which will keep him at Anfield until 2023. But with the club involved in negotiations to secure both his strike partners Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah on similarly improved terms, Klopp believes the deal is a firm statement of intent. “This is […]

Putin called Netanyahu to warn against further airstrikes in Syria

Jim Hollander – Pool / Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin called his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday and warned against further airstrikes in Syria. Russia accused Israel of leading a recent aerial attack in Syria, an allegation Israel has neither confirmed nor denied. Netanyahu and Putin have maintained positive ties in the past, however […]

Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling climbs further following UK house price growth

The pound has improved against the euro once more this week, after opening at 1.147 yesterday. It has since climbed to 1.148, showing more positively for the exchange rate following a tricky few months. Last week saw it improve despite negative UK data, and has been helped by a new report revealed the first increase […]

Key to success? Being SMART will get you further in life than just being nice

Researchers at the Universities of Bristol, Minnesota and Heidelberg devised a series of games to discover which factors lead to co-operative behaviour when people interact in social and workplace situations. They discovered that people with a higher IQ displayed “significantly higher” levels of co-operation, which led to them earning more money as part of the […]

AI could help your charitable dollars go further

GUEST: It’s no secret that philanthropy is an imperfect vehicle to fund important causes. When we give with our hearts instead of our heads, we tend to over-fund popular organizations and under-fund needier ones, creating a discrepancy in charitable giving. For instance, the diseases we donate to and those that kill us are incredibly misaligned, […]

James Webb Telescope sun shield snags, further launch delays likely

Enlarge / NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope was placed in Johnson Space Center’s historic Chamber A for vacuum testing on June 20, 2017. (credit: NASA) A new report on the James Webb Space Telescope has found that ongoing technical issues with final testing and assembly of the $ 8.8 billion project will probably cause the […]