Lucy Worsley sparked Brexit debate over ‘King Henry VIII laying foundation for leaving EU’

Reformation: Expert draws parallels with Brexit Britain The TV historian returns to screens tonight on the BBC show Blitz Spirit With Lucy Worsley, which explores World War 2 through six survivors’ accounts. The 47-year-old has delved into the deep crevices of the past to unearth little-known information and, at times, dispel historic mistruths. In one […]

Toys R Us is reportedly closing another 200 stores and laying off more workers

AP Toys R Us is reportedly planning to close another 200 stores, as well as lay off a “significant portion” of corporate workers.  The toy retailer already announced plans to close roughly 182 stores across the US.  Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy in September, after struggling to compete with budget retailers like Walmart and e-commerce […]

‘I saw covered bodies of kids laying on the street’: Barcelona attack witnesses to RT

Utter chaos reigned in Barcelona after a van suddenly plowed through a touristy promenade of the Catalan capital leaving deaths, scores of injured people and a river of blood in its wake, several witnesses have told RT following the terrorist attack. LIVE UPDATES: Van smashes into pedestrians in central Barcelona “I saw many people running. […]

2 protesters arrested after laying down on tracks to block oil train in Washington

Protesters were arrested in Washington after blocking an oil train by erecting a “pop-up garden of sunflowers” and lying down on the train tracks. The group was protesting a proposed oil terminal and all other fossil fuel infrastructure in the state. Two people were arrested Monday during a protest in downtown Vancouver, Washington held by […]

Audi is laying the groundwork for drivers to be media consumers

BII This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Audi introduced its new 2019 A8 luxury sedan and highlighted its semi-autonomous driving features, according to Engadget. With the new model’s advanced driver-assistance system (ADAS), owners will be able to let the car control itself in stop-and-go […]

Tesla is laying the groundwork to build cars in Shanghai

If you’ve been waiting to pull the trigger on one of Tesla’s electric vehicles, the upcoming Model 3 probably looks pretty appealing. The car promises 215 miles per charge, ample seating, the tech for autopilot and it starts at just $ 35,000. Well, unless you’re in China — where imported vehicles get slapped with a […]

An augmented reality company that raised $132 million is laying off staff worldwide

Biz Carson/Business Insider Augmented reality helmet maker Daqri is cutting about 25% of its nearly 400-person-strong workforce worldwide, multiple people have told Business Insider. The workforce at its headquarters in Los Angeles and its Sunnyvale, California, offices were told of layoffs on Thursday and experienced the brunt of the layoffs, about 60 people, we understand. Other offices in […]