Outlander season 5 spoilers: Jamie Fraser’s struggles to force him and wife Claire apart?

Jamie and Claire Fraser (played by Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe) have captured the hearts of Outlander fans after being portrayed as the perfect couple. They have managed to move countries and still maintain their relationship and keep their family in tact. Now, with the family set to fully unite in season five on Fraser’s […]

Book Excerpt: A Young Teacher Struggles to Do ‘Such Good Work’

Is doing good even possible? That’s the provocative question posed by Such Good Work, Johannes Lichtman’s debut novel (out February 5 from Simon & Schuster). It tells the darkly comic story of Jonas, a newly sober teacher who decides to fully wipe his slate by taking a volunteer teaching job abroad. He finds himself educating young migrants at […]

US struggles to protect ‘strategic’ ties with Saudis as CIA reportedly links MbS to Khashoggi murder

The US government has yet to reach a “final conclusion” on the murder of Jamal Khashoggi and until then won’t undermine the strategic relationship with Riyadh, amid reports the CIA has pinned the blame on the Saudi Crown Prince. “Recent reports indicating that the US government has made a final conclusion are inaccurate,” State Department […]

Space Force: Trump's Grand Idea Struggles for Liftoff

In 1982, Ronald Reagan established a Space Command within the Air Force. He announced it in a speech to mark a successful space shuttle mission, saying that his goal was “strengthening our own security by exploring new methods of using space as a means of maintaining the peace.” Nearly two decades later, a congressional commission […]

Santorini in HELL: Greece NOW struggles to cope as record 32m tourists land on shores

Greece will welcome a record 32 million foreign travellers this year – that’s more than twice the 15 million tourists who visited in 2010. It’s the only European destination this decade which has seen such an overwhelming surge in visitor numbers. There’s no denying tourism has greatly helped Greece and its struggling economy – it’s […]

‘Different shades of utter resignation’: Venezuelans fleeing hardship at home are finding more struggles abroad

Thomson Reuters Protracted political, economic, and humanitarian crises in Venezuela have spurred mass migration, with Venezuelans from across the social spectrum fleeing for neighboring Brazil and Colombia, to other countries in the region like Chile or Peru, and as far away as the US and Spain. To escape what they face at home, many Venezuelans […]

Kim Jong Un met with Xi Jinping in China again as Beijing struggles to assert its will on Koreas

Xinhua News via Twitter North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un met with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday, in a suprise visit that again came unannounced. Chinese media confirmed that Kim had visited and met with Xi, according to Reuters’ Josh Smith. China is likely trying to insert its interests into ongoing inter-Korean talks and […]

Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling struggles after UK service sector missed forecast

For holidaymakers preparing for the trip away, economic experts have advised brushing up on debit and credit card charges before travelling. It’s easy for travellers to fall into the trap of using their debit cards without realising the hidden costs attached.  Many UK debit cards not only charge a load and ATM fee but also […]

This fast-casual Mexican chain is cashing in on Chipotle’s struggles — and it already triumphed in one key battle (CMG)

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Moe’s Southwest Grill is cashing in on Chipotle’s struggles.  Chipotle’s wobbly queso launch “couldn’t have been better for us,” the fast-casual Mexican chain’s president told Business Insider.  Moe’s is further trying to distinguish itself from the competition by beefing up its taco offerings and its to-go business.  As Chipotle struggles to recover […]