UK flights: Hand luggage rules that ban British food from being taken to countries

UK travellers need to abide by strict travel rules when travelling with luggage. Hand luggage bags are currently banned from carrying liquids over 100ml, although that could soon change. Sharp objects are also prohibited to keep the cabin as safe as possible. Yet there are also a number of British food items banned from being […]

Billionaire Steve Case has taken a big red bus through 26 states to bet $150 million on finding the next big startup — here’s where he’s invested so far

Richard Feloni/Business Insider AOL cofounder Steve Case runs the DC-based venture capital firm Revolution and has “Hillbilly Elegy” author JD Vance run his $ 150 million Rise of the Rest Seed Fund. Case is convinced the future of American startups is outside of Silicon Valley. For the past four years, Case and his team have […]

‘Caged migrant children’ go viral… until picture turns out taken under Obama, not Trump

Journalists, Obama’s former speechwriter and other public figures all quietly deleted their misplaced horror at images of caged migrant children in the US when they found out the picture was taken under President Obama. CNN journalist Hadas Gold, NYT Magazine editor-in-chief Jake Silverstein, Obama’s speechwriter Jon Favreau, Women’s March co-founder Linda Sarsour and former LA […]

The Las Vegas mass shooter was reportedly paranoid about guns being taken away

Getty Images/David Becker A man who says he met Las Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock less than a month before the October 1 attack told authorities that Paddock warned that US law enforcement would start confiscating guns.  The man, whose name was redacted in reports released Wednesday, quoted Paddock saying somebody has to wake up […]

After “crazy hard” development, SpaceX’s Block 5 rocket has taken flight

Enlarge / The Block 5 version of the Falcon 9 rocket launches on Friday. (credit: SpaceX) For most watching the Falcon 9 rocket launch on Friday afternoon from Florida, the spectacle did not appear all that different from any SpaceX rocket launch and subsequent droneship landing. But sometimes, looks can be deceiving. This rocket ascending […]

Dementia news: Thousands of patients being taken to hospital because of a fall

Meanwhile 18 per cent suffered from a fracture, according to the study published in JAMDA – the journal of the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. Experts from King’s College London and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust called for more to be done to prevent falls in people’s homes – such as […]

Trump’s tariff threats should be taken seriously

Boeing The US and China have announced billions of dollars worth of tariffs on one another in recent weeks.  The direct impact on GDP are likely to be negative, yet relatively modest.  But further trade tension escalation could strengthen economic headwinds. Consistent with our view last month that the Trump administration’s more significant (and market-moving) trade […]

Facebook says 87 million people’s data was taken in the Cambridge Analytica scandal — far more than previously thought (FB)

The Facebook data of up to 87 million people were affected by the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the social network said on Wednesday. It’s far more than previously thought, with earlier estimates putting it at around 50 million. In a conference call with reporters, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company had made a “huge mistake” by […]