Massive protest against right-wing surge hits Berlin as ethnic tensions boil over in Germany

Thousands have rallied in Berlin against the riding wave of right-wing politics. The protests come in the wake of recent far-right and neo-Nazi demonstrations against multiculturalism in Chemnitz, Köthen, and Schönberg. Groups including, pro-refugee, LGBTIQ+ groups, and Muslim organizations hit the streets in support of Saturday’s ‘Indivisible’ protest against the growing surge of racism and […]

Shares in one of Britain’s biggest coffee chains surge 20% after Coca-Cola announces $5.1 billion takeover

Daniel Berehulak / Getty US beverage giant Coca-Cola will buy British coffee shop chain Costa in a surprise acquisition. Costa, which is currently owned by Whitbread, is being sold for £3.9 billion ($ 5.1 billion). Coca-Cola currently has no presence in the coffee market, and wants to use the deal to expand into the space. […]

Tiffany’s Sparkly Surge Reflects a Divided Moment in America

In a video posted online in May, the actress and model Elle Fanning slouches up to a Tiffany store in an oversized hoodie, holding a take-out coffee cup, to admire the window display. It’s a deliberate play on Breakfast at Tiffany’s, with “Moon River” playing in the background. But as Fanning stands there, in black-and-white, […]

Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling has another 'bleak week' as Brexit fears surge

The pound fell last week following another warning about how a no-deal Brexit could harm the UK in the future. However, with new Eurozone data due to be released today, the pound to euro exchange rate could experience some movement, experts have said.  The pound is currently trading at €1.115 against the euro, according to Bloomberg. […]

The best portable power strips and surge protectors with USB charging

By Mark Smirniotis This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter’s independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here. After researching dozens of models and extensively testing the eight best-specified and -designed, we think the best power strip for […]