Laura Tobin leaves GMB in chaos as intruders derail forecast: ‘I’ve never been so scared!’

Laura, 38, was on hand to present the weather from Stroud for the last Good Morning Britain instalment of the week. The forecaster took herself off to a hillside, overlooking beautiful countryside scenery as the sun rose on what could be one of the hottest UK days on record. However, what she and her ITV co-stars Ranvir Singh, 42, […]

Japanese knotweed: How THIS innocent looking plant can derail your mortgage application

Although at first glance Japanese knotweed may seem to be a relatively harmless plant, due to the invasive nature of its root system that extends to around two to three metres laterally from the visible element of the plant and approximately two metres deep, the damage it inflicts to nearby underground structures and building foundations […]

‘Unscripted remarks & bombastic rhetoric’ could derail planned Trump-Kim meeting

The bombshell news of a planned face-to-face meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un has met mixed reactions. They range from cautions optimism to fears that “unscripted” remarks by the US President might derail the progress. The announcement that Donald Trump has accepted Kim Jong-un’s invitation to a personal meeting to discuss North Korea’s denuclearization […]

Syria’s East Ghouta militants derail peace talks with armed provocations – Russian MoD

Attempts to broker a ceasefire in the Damascus suburb of East Ghouta have failed because illegal armed militants controlling the area have refused to give up their weapons, according to the Russian Defense Ministry. “The appeals by the Russian reconciliation center to illegal armed groups to stop resistance, surrender arms and regularize their status did […]

8 things that could derail your career if you say them to your boss

Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design/flickr Even if you and your boss are friendly, you have to be careful about what you say to him or her. Saying that you need a raise because of financial issues or complaining about your coworkers could land you in hot water. Here are eight things you shouldn’t […]

Republicans’ new immigration bill could derail Democrats’ attempt to bring up the DREAM Act

Thomson Reuters WASHINGTON — A group of Republican senators unveiled a long-awaited legislative fix to assess the recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, just as Democrats are preparing an attempt to force a vote on the DREAM Act. Sens. Thom Tillis of North Carolina, James Lankford of Oklahoma, and original DREAM […]

Yellen is misjudging the strength of the job market — and it could derail the recovery

Brian Kersey/Getty Images Fed Chair Janet Yellen sounded very confident about the job market in her press conference this week, suggesting additional Fed action to rein in the economy. But inflation has remained low despite low unemployment, going against a classic economic theory. Wages have been stagnant and inequality has been rising, and premature monetary tightening […]

Trump and Yellen could derail the stock market’s hottest trade

AP/Kathy Willens Investors in red-hot tech companies are heavily exposed to political risk, and they may not even realize it. After all, one of the main selling points for tech stocks last year was how disconnected they were from macro drivers. Traders shied away from energy because they were puzzled by oil, and stayed away […]

Canada just started lifting rates but a property bubble burst could derail everything

Shutterstock The Bank of Canada showed that it’s one central bank turning hawkish sentiment into action, when it raised interest rates by 0.25% on Wednesday. Canada’s benchmark cash rate is now 0.75% — still low by historical standards, although the market is forecasting more rate hikes in the near future. That’s mainly because the BoC accompanied […]