Roe v. Wade probably won’t get overturned — but here’s what could happen to slowly chip away at abortion rights if the Supreme Court becomes largely conservative

Win McNamee/Getty Images President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court would solidify a 5-4 conservative majority if he were confirmed.  This makeup of the court has many pro-abortion-rights activists concerned that abortion access and even the landmark case Roe v. Wade could be in danger. Legal experts, however, told Business […]

Russia’s military spending will be slowly scaled down – Putin

Published time: 22 Dec, 2017 13:03 Edited time: 22 Dec, 2017 13:23 Moscow will not engage in an exhausting arms race, and the country’s military spending will gradually decrease as Russia does not seek a role as the “world gendarme,” President Vladimir Putin said. Moscow is not seeking to get involved in a “pointless” new […]

In Japan, the move from cash to plastic goes slowly

BIC CAMERA, a Japanese electronics retailer, accepts payments in so many ways that the list nearly obscures the till: credit, debit and pre-paid cards; mobile wallets; ApplePay and Alipay; and, in some stores since April, bitcoin too. Efforts are under way to wean Japan off genkin, or cash. Handling notes and coins is expensive for […]

The gloom surrounding the US dollar looks like it’s slowly starting to lift

Mario Tama/Getty Images After months of selling, it appears that the gloom surrounding the US dollar is slowly starting to lift. According to data released by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), traders continued to buy the US dollar last week, extending the pattern seen in the previous two weeks. “Leveraged funds were net […]

‘We’re dying slowly’: Hunger strike of rejected Denmark asylum seekers into 2nd week

A hunger strike of rejected asylum seekers in a Danish deportation centre has entered its 2nd week. The protesters, some of whom have spent years in the facility, insist they won’t stop until the authorities talk to them. Some 28 Iranian Kurds launched their protest at Departure Centre Kærshovedgård, some 20 km from the city […]

Top SUVs that depreciate slowly – THESE are the cars you should be buying

In the UK SUVs and 4x4s are becoming increasingly more popular. There has been a dramatic shift in the car industry across Europe seeing many owners of small city cars and hatchbacks buying an SUV. Sales of midsize crossovers in Europe maintained to grow at an explosive rate jumping up by 33 per cent  SUVs […]