‘Nobody puts Theresa in a corner’: Expert reveals May has 'rule breaking' day in Salzburg

Theresa May, is currently in Salzburg deep in the midst of Brexit negotiations. She has been in the Austrian city for the past couple of days, addressing the 27 leaders of other member states for the first time since her Chequers plan was revealed. Mrts May met with European heads of state including as Emmanuel […]

US trade deal with Mexico smashes NAFTA & puts squeeze on Canada

The preliminary trade agreement between the US and Mexico is putting intense pressure on Canada – the third party of the once-trilateral trade pact which is currently being re-negotiated by US President Donald Trump. According to Trump, the new, as-yet-unratified deal is set to replace the current North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The US […]

I tried a new virtual reality program that puts firefighter trainees in front of a raging fire to prep them for life-threatening situations

Supplied I have been trying out a new virtual reality program that helps firefighters to get accustomed to dangerous, high-pressure situations without them having to be physically in the field tackling real fires. Dimension Data, a global technology integrator and managed services provider, and Flaim Systems, an immersive VR start-up owned by Deakin University, have […]

Twitter puts verification fixes on hold as elections loom

Twitter has spent the past several months trying to fix its verification mess, but it looks like you’ll have to wait a while longer for a solution. New product lead Kayvon Beykpour has announced that Twitter is putting its verification reform efforts on hold to focus on “information quality” in the run-up to the US […]

Most powerful passport in the world: Global ranking puts UK in top five – who came on top?

The UK was pipped to the top spot in The Henley Passport Index by Japan and Singapore, who made joint first. Germany came in second, while third place was shared by seven countries – Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Norway and South Korea. Sharing fourth place with the United Kingdom, passports from Austria, Luxembourg, […]

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: First Poster Puts Salem Front and Center

Something wicked cool this way comes. The first poster for Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina was released on Tuesday — courtesy of series creator Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa — and it finds the show’s titular spell caster (played by Mad Men‘s Kiernan Shipka) cozying up to her familiar Salem (whose voice actor has not yet been announced). Based on […]

Medical board puts infamous doc on probation for toddler vaccine exemption

Enlarge / Dr. Robert Sears in his Capistrano Beach, CA office on Aug 8, 2014. Among his many books on pediatrics, Sears has written The Vaccine Book, in which he discusses possible side effects from vaccines. (credit: Getty | Don Bartletti) Dr. Robert Sears, a pediatrician infamous for promoting alternative vaccine schedules that allow parents […]

LeBron James isn’t talking to the Cavs, and it puts them in a bind as they scramble to find ways to keep him

Kirk Irwin/Getty LeBron James is approaching a deadline to decide whether or not to become a free agent. James has not been in contact with the Cavs, making their efforts to keep him all the more challenging. The Cavs are in the dark about ways to improve the roster without clear […]