America is pushing the labour market to its limits

BY MANY measures, America’s economy is powering ahead. GDP is on track to grow at around 3% this year, and the unemployment rate is an impressively low 3.9%. For President Donald Trump, it is an unmissable opportunity to gloat. On September 10th he described the economy as “soooo good” and “perhaps the best in our […]

UK flights: Hand luggage weight limits on airlines including Ryanair, EasyJet and Jet2

UK flights with free hand luggage included are slowly being phased out in the airline market as many remove the bags allowed into the cabin. Wizz Air and Ryanair are the latest to remove free suitcases being allowed onboard. Etihad recently announced the launch of their new hand luggage only tickets as budget travellers aim […]

Jared Kushner’s security clearance reportedly limits his access to some high level US secrets

Reuters/Jonathan Ernst President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, reportedly does not have a high-enough security clearance level to gain access to some of the most sensitive US government secrets. Kushner was granted a permanent security clearance in late May, but only at the “top secret” level. A top secret clearance does not provide access to […]

The Limits of Rags-to-Riches Stardom

In the winter of 2008, Collin Ishaq traveled from Pakistan to the United Arab Emirates to work as an air-side operator at Dubai’s international airport. He moved into a shared room in an industrial dormitory, known as a labor camp, that was built to accommodate a wave of migrant workers coming from South Asia. His […]

Drinking more than recommended limits can SLASH your life expectancy

A global study, published today in The Lancet, shows it was associated with a higher risk of stroke, fatal aneurysm and heart failure. The shocking findings challenge the widely held belief that moderate drinking is beneficial to heart health. Dr Angela Wood, from the University of Cambridge and lead author of the study, said: “The […]